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James Patterson

Full Name: James Patterson
Gender: Male
Hometown: Newburgh, New York
Born: 1947-03-22
Number of Works: 243
James B. Patterson is an American author of thriller novels, largely known for his series about American psychologist Alex Cross. Patterson also wrote the Michael Bennett, Women's Murder Club, Maximum Ride, Daniel X, and Witch & Wizard series, as well as many stand-alone thrillers, nonfiction and romance novels.

In January, 2010, The New York Times Magazine featured James Patterson on its cover and hailed him as having "transformed book publishing." Time magazine named him "The Man Who Can't Miss," and he is a two-time Children's Choice Book Award "Author of the Year" nominee, a designation decided on by more than 15,000 children and teen readers.

In the past three years, James Patterson has sold more books than any other author (according to Bookscan), and in total, James's books have sold an estimated 220 million copies worldwide. Since 2006, one out of every seventeen hardcover fiction books sold was a Patterson title. He is the first author to have #1 new titles simultaneously on The New York Times adult and children's bestsellers lists and is the only author to have five new hardcover novels debut at #1 on the list in one year---a record-breaking feat he's accomplished every year since 2005. To date, James Patterson has had nineteen consecutive #1 New York Times bestselling novels, and holds the New York Times record for most Hardcover Fiction bestselling titles by a single author (63 total), which is also a Guinness World Record.

ISBN: 0446677388, 9780446677387
Keywords: cross, alex, girls, kiss
Pages: 458
Published: 1995
  • Rating: 80%

In Los Angeles, a reporter investigating a series of murders is killed. In Chapel Hill, North Carolina, a beautiful medical intern suddenly disappears. Washington D.C.Us Alex Cross is back to solve the most baffling and terrifying murder case ever. Two clever pattern killers are
ISBN: 0446617792, 9780446617796
Keywords: ride, maximum, experiment, angel
Pages: 424
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 80%

In James Patterson's blockbuster series, fourteen-year-old Maximum Ride, better known as Max, knows what it's like to soar above the world. She and all the members of the "flock"--Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman and Angel--are just like ordinary kids--only they have w
ISBN: 0446692638, 9780446692632
Keywords: cross, alex, spider
Pages: 435
Published: 1993
  • Rating: 80%

ISBN: 0446696617, 9780446696616
Keywords: club, murder, women
Pages: 424
Published: 2001
  • Rating: 80%

James Patterson, bestselling author of the Alex Cross novels Along Came a Spider, Kiss the Girls, and Pop Goes the Weasel, offers the first of a new series dubbed The Women s Murder Club, featuring a four-woman team that occasionally works outside the system. None of the gri
ISBN: 0446611085, 9780446611084
Keywords: nicholas, diary, suzanne
Pages: 304
Published: 2001
  • Rating: 80%

Katie Wilkinson has found the perfect man at last?but one day he disappears from her life, leaving behind only a diary for her to read.The diary is written by a woman named Suzanne and is addressed to her new baby boy, Nicholas. In it she pours out her heart about the joy he has bro
ISBN: 0316155594, 9780316155595
Keywords: ride, maximum, forever, school
Pages: 409
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 80%

In this stand-alone sequel to The Angel Experiment, bird-kid Max and her flock fly south to reunite with their parents. But their perilous mission runs into stiff winds when they are apprehended by an FBI agent who dispatches them to the worst nightmare destination: sch
ISBN: 0446696633, 9780446696630
Keywords: club, murder, women, chance
Pages: 400
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 80%

ISBN: 0446612545, 9780446612548
Keywords: house, beach
Pages: 384
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 80%

"Jack Mullen is in law school in New York City when the news comes that his brother, Peter, has drowned in the ocean off East Hampton. Jack knows his brother practically grew up in the water, and that this couldn't be an accident. Someone must have wanted his brother dead." "But t
ISBN: 0446614831, 9780446614832
Keywords: club, murder, women, degree
Pages: 368
Published: 2004
  • Rating: 80%