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by Tim Cain,Michael Cerveris,James Patterson

You can't runDetective Alex Cross is pulled out of a family celebration and given the awful news that a beloved relative has been found brutally murdered. Alex vows to hunt down the killer, and soon learns that she was mixed up in one of Washington's wildest scenes. And she was not this killer's only victim.You can't hideThe hunt for her murderer leads Alex and his girlfriend, Detective Brianna Stone, to a place where every fantasy is possible, if you have the credentials to get in. Alex and Bree are soon facing down some very important, very protected, very dangerous people in levels of society where only one thing is certain--they will do anything to keep their secrets safe. Alex Cross is your only hope to stay aliveAs Alex closes in on the killer, he discovers evidence that points to the unimaginable--a revelation that could rock the entire world. With the unstoppable action, unforeseeable twists, and edge-of-your-seat suspense that only a James Patterson thriller delivers, I, Alex Cross is the master of suspense at his sharpest and best.
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ISBN: 1600247687
ISBN13: 978-1600247682
Category: Mystery
Subcategory: Thrillers & Suspense
Author: Tim Cain,Michael Cerveris,James Patterson
Language: English
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company; Unabridged edition (November 16, 2009)
ePUB size: 1357 kb
FB2 size: 1837 kb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 966
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A private ranch that caters to the wealthy and powerful in Washington DC, and the death of Cross'es niece is the background for this amazing story.
As Alex begins to investigate, he learns his niece was mutilated in her death, to the point that she was referred to as "the remains".
At the same time the Secret Service is investigating a possible murderer in the white house somewhere.
The story winds around several murders, mutilation and disappearances of women.
Cross solves the case with a surprise twist,and has a surprise of his own after the case is closed.
I enjoyed it, but it's somewhat of a guilty pleasure at this point. It's certainly not a great story or great storytelling for that matter;

The whole business about the white house coverup and all that, I really had a hard time buying to be honest. It seems pretty far over-the-top to me. I actually like the ending (including the epilogue) but it still seemed like there were a lot of loose ends and the story just came to an abrupt end (a problem with several of Patterson's books). Mainly though I had a problem with the story and the Alex Cross character. Every bit of evidence that Alex Cross got, was handed to him by somebody else. He basically didn't do anything in this story other than serve as kind of a "message boy". I was left wondering why the Alex Cross character really even mattered in this story. It probably would have been a much better story had it been told from the standpoint of any number of the other characters, and Alex Cross were treated like the "bit part" that it really was.

As far as the audiobook goes, it was very well read and produced. The main reader was excellent, and they had some other voices at key moments which greatly added to the experience.
I am addicted to this series. When I think that a series can't possibly get any better or more "twisted," it absolutely does. I'm an avid reader of various genres, but the Alex Cross novels are my favorite. Thank you, Mr. Patterson for sharing your talent, skill, and literary passion.
I give this book a one-star rating only because it's not possible to give it a no-star rating.

I've read amost all of Patterson's books; this will be the last. This book's only distinction was in the grisly nature of the crime; the plot was thin, badly-developed, ended as though he ran out of typing paper, and showed the writing style of a rank amateur.

WIthin the first 30 pages I found myself thinking that there was no proper development in the book; even though I already knew Cross' relationship with his grandmother, the book fell flat on making me feel it. Not only that, but I got the impression that Patterson threw this weak story into a word-processor, spliced in a few family scenes, and collected his fat paycheck. It's a shame that people will buy a book like this without reading a review--that's what I did. Had I known, I would avoided this, relegating it to the pile where "The Lost Symbol" is festering at this very minute.

So the plot cruises along, thinly populated with character development (and that's being generous)--and all of a sudden, the entire case is busted wide open in a blink of an eye. Stupid ending to a terrible book.

A bad book like this not only leaves me unsatisfied, but angry that I wasted time getting to what I hoped would be a logical and satisfactory conclusion. Instead, the book ended more abruptly than a car crash. To add insult to injury, they padded the book's puny size by using paper the thickness of tank armor and adding a teaser for yet another crummy book. The difference this time is that not only will I never buy another Patterson book, but will discourage others from doing so as well.

Patterson needs to send me my money back.
This is a story not to be believed. It starts with a girl running through the woods who is a prostitute. An Englishman and his wife and girlfriend are involved & rolling in money because of blackmail & prostitution. And, the secret service along with the FBI know there is something SINISTER going on, but not quite sure what. And, what does the president know about the situation? JAMES Patterson can certainly spin a great story!
Sitting around enjoying his birthday with his family, Alex Cross gets a call that halts the celebration. He learns that his estranged neice has been murdered, in the most gruesome of ways. This may very well be the worst case of murder Alex has ever been on.
Alex is determined to find whoever is responsible for his neice's murder.

A mysterious man, know only as Zeus, is suspected but the problem lies in the fact that nobody knows who Zeus is. No one has ever seen his face...well those who have end up dead. Who is this mysterious man? Could he be a powerful figure? CIA, FBI, Secret Service??? The closer Alex gets to an answer more and more people either disappear or wind up dead.

I, Alex Cross by James Patterson started of with one hell of a start.. one that makes your mouth drop in shock. As always James Patterson delivers another fast-paced read that has you on the edge of your seat, trying to figure out who the bad guy is. I really enjoyed this novel. A very good read!
I Alex Cross was a little slow in the beginning of the story. The story moved along and picked up a few chapters into the story. The story is about a huge cover-up regarding sex crimes murders that occur at a high end private club. Some of the patrons have ties to the White House and major players in government and major business firms. Alex is brought into the investigation when his niece Carolina Cross is one of the victims. Alex has to identify her remains.. His niece's body is found chopped up in a plastic bag in the back of a car driven my a known Mod family member. Nana Mamma has health issues that dominate Alex's thinking, along with solving the latest mystery. A good story..
I've read many of the Cross books. Alex Cross is a psychologist working for the Washington DC police. He's great at this job and brings in the bad guy. The story line also shares his family and a perk at his love life. Good job Alex!