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  • James Patterson

    “It's quite a life, Patterson's, and this fizzing, funny, often deeply moving memoir is a perfect way to understand the dizzying world of a best-selling writer." —Daily Mail  “Damn near addictive. I loved it . . . that Patterson guy can write!” –Ron Howard THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER—How did a kid whose dad lived in the poorhouse become the most successful storyteller in the world? - On the morning he was born, he nearly died. - Growing up, he didn’t love to read.  That changed. - He worked at a mental hospital in Massachusetts, where he met the singer James Taylor and the poet Robert Lowell.  ...read more

  • James Patterson

    Brought to you by Penguin. 'Sensationally plotted, it leaps off the page and grabs you by the throat' DAILY MAIL 'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.' LEE CHILD 'Alex Cross is a legend.' HARLAN COBEN THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Could a ghost from his past take everything away from Alex Cross? Only hours after witnessing the execution of a killer he helped put behind bars, Alex Cross is called to the scene of a copycat murder. A note signed 'M' rests on the corpse: 'You messed up big time, Dr. Cross.' Was an innocent man just put to death? As the executed convict's family...read more

  • James Patterson

    Brought to you by Penguin. The highly-anticipated sequel to Sunday Times bestseller The Black Book Detective Billy Harney exposes an evil lurking deep within his city - but it also brings his own past demons to light... To Billy Harney, the newest member of Chicago PD's elite strike force, getting shot in the head, stalked by a state's attorney, and accused of murder by his fellow cops is all part of breaking a case. So, when a drive-by shooting on the Chicago's West Side turns political, he doesn't shy away from leading the investigation. As the easy answers prove to be the wrong ones, Harney's quest to expose the evil that's rotting the city from the inside out takes him to...read more

  • James Patterson

    Brought to you by Penguin. 'The master storyteller of our times takes us on a funny, poignant, and ultimately triumphant journey' HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON 'The whole story of his truly astonishing life' BOB WOODWARD 'The book was damn near addictive. I loved it' RON HOWARD 'What an insightful and invigorating read. So much content and inspiration from one of the world's most successful authors' SIR DAVID JASON 'I love the pithy, bright anecdotes, and at times his poignant narrative will bring you to tears' PATRICIA CORNWELL 'A compelling account of the life events that shaped an extraordinary man' NICHOLAS SPARKS 'This is a poignant, funny and inspiring account of a phenomenally...read more

  • James Patterson

    Brought to you by Penguin. The brilliant, crime-solving Professor Dylan Reinhart returns in the third thrilling instalment of James Patterson's Instinct series The stakes are sky-high for Dr Dylan Reinhart. When a student in Reinhart's psychology class threatens to kill himself, everyone hopes it's a hoax. But when he can't be found after twenty-four hours, it seems the worst is confirmed. Did he really do it? The student's father, a powerful hedge fund CEO, is convinced he didn't. Only one person can help him get to the truth. Reinhart is now wrapped up in multimillion-dollar secrets and danger and it's going to take every bit of his expertise to close the case. Can he...read more

  • James Patterson

    Brought to you by Penguin. 'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.' LEE CHILD Detective Alex Cross is stretched to breaking point as two killers hit Washington, DC A controversial senator is found murdered in his bed. On the other side of town, a young girl has been savagely killed. Under pressure to solve both cases, Cross is faced with an impossible choice. No one in Washington is safe, but can Cross discover the truth before the killers set their sights on their ultimate target? 'Alex Cross is a legend' HARLAN COBEN 'Fine, full-blooded entertainment from start to finish'...read more

  • James Patterson

    Brought to you by Penguin. 'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.' LEE CHILD THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER On the night before Christmas, Detective Alex Cross is at home celebrating with his family. But when Cross's phone rings, he knows that this won't be a merry Christmas. A father has taken his children and ex-wife hostage. Armed to the teeth and high on crystal meth, the man is dangerously unstable. The lives of everyone in that house are hanging by a thread. As this suburban nightmare is unfolding, another far greater threat is approaching. It will be a terrorist attack on a...read more

  • James Patterson

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Revenge by James Patterson, read by Gavin Osborn. A former SAS soldier is entangled in a gripping tale of murder, betrayal and revenge in this action-packed stand-alone from the world's bestselling thriller writer. MURDER Former SAS soldier David Shelley has plans for a safer, more stable existence when he settles down to civilian life in London. But the shocking death of a young woman he used to protect puts those plans on hold. BETRAYAL The police rule the death a suicide, but the grieving parents can't accept their beloved Emma would take her own life. They need to find out what really happened, and they turn to their former...read more

  • James Patterson

    Brought to by Penguin. 'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.' LEE CHILD They came for his family. Now Detective Alex Cross is out for vengeance. Cross is met with shocking news that his niece has been brutally murdered. He vows to hunt down the killer, and soon learns that his niece was mixed up in one of Washington's wildest scenes where every fantasy is possible, if you have the credentials to get in. Cross finds himself confronting 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...read more

  • James Patterson

    Brought to you by Penguin. 'A really entertaining thriller [that] like Michael Crichton . . . keeps ratcheting up the suspense.' BOOKLIST Two sisters have always stood together. Now, they're the only ones left. In the shadow of Mount Hood in the US Pacific Northwest, sixteen-year-old Tennant is checking rabbit traps with her eight-year-old sister Sophie. The girls are suddenly overcome by a strange vibration rising out of the forest, building in intensity until it sounds like a deafening crescendo of screams. From out of nowhere, their father sweeps them up and drops them through a trapdoor into a storm cellar. But the noise only gets worse . . . 'No one gets this big...read more

  • James Patterson

    Brought to you by Penguin. Two brand-new legal thrillers in one book - from the authors of Juror No. 3 A young lawyer takes on the judge who is destroying her hometown - and ends up behind bars... In picture-perfect Erva, Alabama, the most serious crimes are misdemeanors. Speeding tickets. Shoplifting. Contempt of court. Then why is the jail so crowded? And why are so few prisoners released? There's only one place to learn the truth. Sometimes the best education a lawyer can get is a short stretch of hard time. Praise for James Patterson 'The master storyteller of our times' Hillary Rodham Clinton 'One of the greatest storytellers of all time' Patricia Cornwell 'James...read more

  • James Patterson

    Brought to you by Penguin. Two sisters go into the family business they didn't know they had . . . catching killers. From the creator of the no. 1 bestselling Women's Murder Club thrillers. Attorney Rhonda Bird returns home to LA to bury her estranged father, and discovers that he left her two final surprises . . . The first is a private detective agency; the second is a teenage half-sister she has never met. Going into his old office to close down the business, Rhonda gets drawn into a case involving a young man who claims he was abducted. But what at first seems to be a simple investigation, soon takes Rhonda to a dark and dangerous place . . . 'No one gets this big...read more

  • James Patterson

    Brought to you by Penguin. A stunning stand-alone thriller following a Detroit cop's hunt for a serial killer like no other, from the bestselling authors of The Noise. THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER You never forget your first case. Officer Walter O'Brien is called to a murder scene on his first night with Detroit PD. A terrified young woman has bludgeoned her attacker with shocking skill. She is also a brilliant escape artist. Her flight from police custody makes the case impossible to solve - and, for Walter, impossible to forget. His fascination with the missing, grey-eyed woman approaches obsession. And when Walter discovers that he's not alone in his search, only one...read more

  • James Patterson

    Brought to you by Penguin. After returning from his honeymoon, Detective Michael Bennett is greeted with the shocking news that FBI agent Emily Parker is missing. Determined to track down his former partner, Bennett follows Emily's investigation into an anarchist group that led her between Los Angeles, New York and Washington, DC. Lurid rumours begin to surface about Emily's disappearance, but Bennett will never give up hope of finding her. After everything they've been through together, he owes her that much. © James Patterson 2022 (P) Penguin Audio 2022 'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades.' LEE...read more

  • James Patterson

    Brought to you by Penguin. We will take on any case, solve any crime, uncover any secret. We are Private. And we're the best. In Afghanistan, a US Special Forces pilot is shot down during a covert mission. In New York, a mother is forced to flee with her two young children. A wealthy businessman approaches Jack Morgan, head of Private - the world's largest investigation agency - with a desperate plea to track down his daughter and grandchildren, who have disappeared without a trace. What at first seems to be a simple missing persons case soon escalates into something much more deadly, when Jack discovers the daughter is being pursued by highly trained operatives. As Jack...read more

  • James Patterson

    James Patterson raises the stakes to their highest level, ever-when Alex Cross becomes the obsession of a genius of menace set on proving that he is the greatest mind in the history of crime. Detective Alex Cross is a family man at heart--nothing matters more to him than his children, his grandmother, and his wife Bree. His love of his family is his anchor, and gives him the strength to confront evil in his work. One man knows this deeply, and uses Alex's strength as a weapon against him in the most unsettling and unexpected novel of James Patterson's career. When the ones Cross loves are in danger, he will do anything to protect them. If he does anything to protect them, they will...read more

  • James Patterson

    Will the last humans on Earth please turn out the lights? James Patterson's ZOO was just the beginning. The planet is still under violent siege by ferocious animals. Humans are their desperate prey. Except some humans are evolving, mutating into a savage species that could save civilization--or end it. BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON - Novels you can devour in a few hours - Impossible to stop reading - All original content from James...read more

  • James Patterson

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment, written by James Patterson and read by Andrea Emmes. Albert Einstein + James Patterson = A Must Read! 'Any young readers out there interested in science and adventure...this book is brilliant!' Tim Peake James Patterson has teamed up with the world's most famous genius to entertain and inspire a generation of children – with the first and only kids' book series officially approved by the Albert Einstein Archives. Twelve-year-old orphan Max Einstein is not your typical genius. Max hacks the computer system at NYU in order to attend college courses (even though she hates tests), builds homemade...read more

  • James Patterson

    Brought to you by Penguin. In this blockbuster instalment of the bestselling Middle School series, Rafe and all the favourite characters from James Patterson's books for kids get caught up in a hilarious adventure - together for the first time! Rafe and Jimmy, two misunderstood troublemakers, are finally up to something good. They're in charge of a huge celebration of books and reading - but when a small issue snowballs into a big problem that threatens to derail the whole event, they need to work fast to keep things on track! And the best part? Rafe and Jimmy are joined by the funniest storytellers they know, including Jamie Grimm from I FUNNY, Jacky Ha-Ha, the Kidd family of...read more

  • James Patterson

    Brought to you by Penguin. 'James Patterson and Bill Clinton are the dream team' Lee Child 'Propulsive, exhilarating, and unnervingly believable' Karin Slaughter 'Superb thriller, expertly told... More please' Piers Morgan 'Even better than their first ' Daily Mail 'I loved this book ' Ross King ALL PRESIDENTS HAVE NIGHTMARES. THIS ONE IS ABOUT TO COME TRUE. Matthew Keating, a one-time Navy SEAL and a former US President, has always defended his family as fiercely as he has his country. Now these defences are under attack. And it's personal. Keating's teenage daughter, Melanie, has been abducted, turning every parent's deepest fear into a matter of national...read more