Cross Justice

Cross Justice

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The toughest cases hit closest to home.

Alex Cross left his hometown, and some awful family tragedies, for a better life with Nana Mama in Washington, DC. He hasn't looked back.

Now his cousin Stefan has been accused of a horrible, unthinkable murder, and Cross drives south with Bree, Nana Mama, Jannie, and Ali to Starksville, North Carolina, for the first time in thirty-five years. Back home, he discovers a once proud community down on its luck, and local residents who don't welcome him with open arms. As Cross steps into his family home, the horrors of his childhood flood back--and he learns that they're not really over. He brings all his skill to finding out the truth about his cousin's case. But truth is hard to come by in a town where no one feels safe to speak.

Chasing his ghosts takes Cross all the way down to the sugarcane fields of Florida, where he gets pulled into a case that has local cops needing his kind of expertise: a string of socialite murders with ever more grisly settings. He's chasing too many loose ends--a brutal killer, the truth about his own past, and justice for his cousin--and any one of the answers might be fatal.

In Cross Justice , Alex Cross confronts the deadliest--and most personal--case of his career. It's a propulsive, edge-of-your-seat thrill ride that proves you can go home again--but it just might kill you.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780316407045
0316407046
Branch Call Number: PATTERSO
Characteristics: 420, 16 pages ; 25 cm

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barryandlinda
Jul 01, 2019

Alex Cross is called back to his hometown to help his cousin Stephan prove that he didn't commit murder. Alex and his family are all with him. He has to face the fact that the community he lived in is now down on it's luck. He also gets called to help solve murders of socialite in Florida. This is another page turning book.

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mgreenseth
May 23, 2019

I quit reading Alex Cross books a few years back because at the time i was buying my books and now i eread them and check them out at the Library and i was tired of having to buy one of his books only to have it not finished in that book but had to wait and buy the next book to finish the story. I was in between books and waiting for a release and thought i would check out the Alex Cross series again. Not sure where i ended in the series i just picked this one as it was a later one published. Not terrible but my bar for this series has been lowered so it passed the time while i waiting for one of my other books to be release. I will probably do the same if i have to wait again but i wont go out of my way to read any of these any more. I guess he cant find the magic he had with Along Came a Spider and Kiss the Girls

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reader7176
Nov 08, 2018

Great Patterson book.

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maipenrai
Nov 13, 2016

Book 23 in the Alex Cross series

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koko12_0
Sep 02, 2016

As usual I really enjoyed this book. It was quite a different start but it all came together with a good surprise. Look forward to next one.

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trbateman
Jul 31, 2016

Sometimes coming home involves more than revisiting old memories. Alex Cross and family get caught up in a web of lies and danger when they go to the deep South. This is another tense thriller in the series.

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Zoelexi777
Jun 24, 2016

After reading a few co-authored books by James Patterson, it was a pleasure to read one that he wrote himself. It revealed what happened to Alex Cross during his childhood which was interesting. The story wasn't too graphic or violent and the ending was totally unexpected. This was a good read.

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newdog
Apr 30, 2016

Finally, Patterson has gotten back to writing good books, again, without being over-the-top graphic and sadistic as some of recent volumes.

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Eil_1
Jan 24, 2016

Took 100+ pages to get into this book. Found it tiring to read about the Cross family, - especially their daughter who was probably spun into the plot? Overall quite a disappointment. No real action apart from Coco's psycho murders. A fantasy solution to his family's misfortunes. Not worth waiting for perhaps a few months to read it. There are 2 copies in the Fast Lane at Oakville Library that you can rent. I think he's lost his touch with creating great books about murder and mayhem.

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pearl80
Jan 21, 2016

I must say I have read 70+ James Patterson books and all of the Alex Cross series. I was so disappointed in this book. It lacked excitement, chase and capture and I found myself dozing instead of clawing to turn the page for what happens next. There was so much that could have been done with this story , but it's too late now.

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