Merry Christmas, Alex Cross (Alex Cross #19)

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It's Christmas Eve and Detective Alex Cross is at home with his family decorating the tree when he receives a call that pauses all celebration. On the other side of Washington, Henry Fowler, a  a hard-nosed corporate lawyer turned small-time drug dealer, is holding his children, his ex-wife, her new husband and a neighbour to ransom. High, and armed, he is refusing to deal with the police. As an expert in hostage situations, Alex has been called in to try and save a potential massacre.  At the same time, an international terrorist has planned a horrifying attack that will strike the heart of the Western world on the most important day of the year - Christmas Day.Jame Patterson is the world's bestselling thriller writer, and this book does not disappoint. It is unrelenting and hair-raising, and will keep you on the edge of your seat this holiday season.
James Patterson
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James Patterson

James Patterson is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 385 million copies worldwide. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past two decades – the Alex Cross, Women’s Murder Club, Detective Michael Bennett and Private novels – and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers.James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books for young readers including the Middle School, I Funny, Treasure Hunters, Dog Diaries and Max Einstein series. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed author of adult fiction in UK libraries for the past eleven years in a row. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.

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