Cross Country

Cross Country

Large Print - 2008
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When the home of Alex Cross's longtime friend, Ellie Cox, is turned into the worst murder scene Alex has ever seen, he is devastated. The destruction leads him to believe that he's chasing a horrible new breed of killer. As Alex and his girlfriend Brianna Stone begin the hunt for the villain responsible for the killings, they quickly find themselves entangeled in the deadly Nigerian underworld of Washington D.C.. What they discover is shocking: a strongly organized gang of teenage thugs headed by a powerful, diabolical man-The Tiger.
As the killing spree escalates, Alex and Brianna realize they are not dealing with any ordinary killer, but one who has brought his personal war of vengeance to America's capital. But just when the detectives think they're closing in on the elusive murderer, the Tiger disappears into thin air. Unable to let the killer get away with this narrow escape, Alex makes it his duty to bring the brutal butcher to justice. He knows that he must follow The Tiger. Alone.
When Alex arrives in Nigeria, he discovers a world where justice is as foreign as he is. Unprotected and alone in a strange country, bombarded on all sides by the murderous threats of The Tiger, Alex must draw on his fiercest instincts just to survive in a lawless world.
From the author Time magazine has called "the man who can't miss," Cross Country is the most breathtaking, heart-stopping, electrifing Alex Cross thriller yet.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown & Co. Large , 2008.
Edition: First large print edition
ISBN: 9780316024648
0316024643
Branch Call Number: LARGE PRINT PATTERSO
Characteristics: large print
464 pages (large print) ; 25 cm.

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newfieshawn
Mar 07, 2016

ok book in series way too long and pointless but still not the worst

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rahmmie
Jan 23, 2015

Patterson has written some really great books but this is not one of them. Credibility stretched to the limit and yet, the book was very predictable. Still, an okay read

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Eil_1
Sep 13, 2013

A very fast-paced novel - an excellent read. Also, a look into the Evil that exists in the world and the tragedies that flow from it.

Krajzel Dec 31, 2011

As usual, James Patterson has written another thriller. You will not be able to put this book down. Way to go James Patterson!!

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tedrich2921
Dec 18, 2011

James Patterson is entertaining and this book is a typical one of his page-turners. I thought the ending was kind of a dud, but Patterson redeemed himself in the epilogue. Hey, it ain't great literature, but it's fun to read. I did lose count of how many times the main character, Alex Cross, gets kidnapped. Probably every 20 pages or so! I give it a B plus.

snowbird922 Aug 01, 2011

This book was so heartbreaking for me because the reality is that what he writes about in this book is really going on and most of us are oblivious to it

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Gulp
Mar 30, 2010

Looking forward to reading Patterson's next book in this series "Double Cross"

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crackedback
Feb 02, 2010

This book would make an action packed movie. A real page turner.

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GOAT
Jan 09, 2010

The book is definitely an interesting page-turner, except that Alex Cross is near death about 12 times, and escapes believably maybe twice...

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mcd77
Dec 13, 2009

OK read but before you turned the page you could guess what was to happen and how it would end.

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Apr 12, 2010

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