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Patterson, James 1947-

Overview
Works: 1,584 works in 8,777 publications in 15 languages and 675,995 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction  Diary fiction  Drama  Suspense fiction, American  Film adaptations  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels 
Roles: Performer, Editor, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Artist
Classifications: PS3566.A822, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Patterson
Swimsuit : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
66 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 7,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Syd, a breathtakingly beautiful supermodel on a photo shoot in Hawaii, disappears and LA Times reporter Ben Hawkins, hoping to help the victim and get an idea for his next bestseller, gets a shocking visit that pushes him into an impossible-to-resist deal with the devil in this heart-pounding story of beauty and murder
Cross country : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
65 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 6,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the home of Alex Cross's oldest friend, Ellie Cox, is turned into the worst murder scene Alex has ever seen, the destruction leads him to believe that he's chasing a horrible new breed of killer. As Alex and his girlfriend, Brianna Stone, become entangled in the deadly Nigerian underworld of Washington D.C., what they discover is shocking: a stunningly organized gang of lethal teenagers headed by a powerful, diabolical man--the African warlord known as the Tiger. Just when the detectives think they're closing in on the elusive murderer, the Tiger disappears into thin air. Tracking him to Africa, Alex knows that he must follow. Alone
1st to die : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
55 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 6,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four women--a police detective, an assistant D.A., a reporter, and a medical examiner who call themselves the Women's Murder Club--develop lifelong bonds as they pursue a killer whose twisted imagination has stunned an entire city
Mary, Mary : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
77 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 6,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
FBI agent Alex Cross is after a serial murder who chooses as his victims women who've neglected their children for successful careers in the entertainment industry, he describes the murders in overheated e-mails he addresses to his victims but sends to hapless entertainment columnist Arnold Griner, signing them "Mary Smith."
4th of July : a novel / by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro by James Patterson ( Book )
45 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 6,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After losing one of its own, Lindsay Boxer and the Women' Murder Club make a courageous return for their fourth and most chilling case ever--one that could easily be their last. A young girl is killed in crossfire after a routine arrest goes terribly wrong, and Lt. Lindsay Boxer has to defend herself against a charge of police brutality. In a landmark trial that transfixes the nation, Lindsay fights to save her career and her sanity. While awaiting trial, Lindsay escapes to the beautiful town of Half Moon Bay, but the peaceful community there is reeling from a string of unspeakable murders. Working with her friends in the Women's Murder Club, Lindsay finds a link between these killings and a case she worked on years before--an unsolved murder that has haunted her ever since. As summer comes into full swing, Lindsay battles for her life on two fronts: before a judge and jury as her trial comes to a climax, and facing unknown adversaries who will do anything to keep her from the truth about the killings--including killing again. It all comes to a head before the big annual 4th of July celebration on the waterfront at Half Moon Bay
Cat & mouse : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
68 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 6,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a psychopath escapes from jail in the U.S. to begin murdering again, a similar killer goes on a rampage in Europe. It falls to Alex Cross, the Washington detective, to bring the two men to justice
3rd degree : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
44 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 6,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective Lindsay Boxer is jogging along a beautiful San Francisco street when a fiery explosion rips through the neighborhood. A town house owned by an Internet millionaire is immediately engulfed in flames, and when Lindsay plunges inside to search for survivors, she finds three people dead. An infant who lived in the house cannot be found--and a mysterious message at the scene leaves Lindsay and the San Francisco Police Department completely baffled
2nd chance : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
62 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 6,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2nd Chance reconvenes the Women's Murder Club, four friends (a detective, a reporter, an assistant district attorney, and a medical examiner) who used their networking skills, feminine intuition, and professional wiles to solve a baffling series of murders in 1st to Die. This time, the murders of two African Americans, a little girl and an old woman, bear all the signs of a serial killer for Lindsay Boxer, newly promoted to lieutenant of San Francisco's homicide squad. But there's an odd detail she finds even more disturbing: both victims were related to city cops. A symbol glimpsed at both murder scenes leads to a racist hate group, but the taunting killer strikes again and again, leaving deliberate clues and eluding the police ever more cleverly. In the meantime, each of the women has a personal stake at risk--and the killer knows who they are
Cross by James Patterson ( Book )
63 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 6,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Years after his wife Maria is gunned down by an unknown shooter, a crime that has never been solved, psychologist Alex Cross is called in by his former partner, John Sampson, who wants his help on a case that reveals a connection to Maria's death
Honeymoon : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
47 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 6,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a number of rich men come to a mysterious end, and a young investment banker dies of a supposed heart attack, FBI agent John O'Hara believes it is the work of a cold-blooded killer. Turning his eye to the only witness, the young banker's beautiful and secretive widow, O'Hara thinks he's closing in, but he's not sure whether he's pursuing justice or his own fatal obsession
The 5th horseman : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
39 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 6,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Healthy patients are dying of unknown causes in a San Francisco hospital, and the Women's Murder Club decides to investigate the hospital's personnel. They discover a hospital administrator determined to shield the hospital's reputation
The 6th target : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
38 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 6,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When one member of the Women's Murder Club is brutally attacked, her three companions work to keep her attacker behind bars, while Lindsay Boxer investigates a series of kidnappings in which children and their nannies are being abducted without ransom demands
Four blind mice : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
65 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 6,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With his resignation from the Washington Police interrupted by a case involving a friend who has been framed for murder, Alex Cross and partner John Sampson journey deep across military lines to confront the most brutal killer of their careers
London bridges : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
58 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 5,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alex Cross joins forces with Scotland Yard and Interpol in pursuit of the Wolf and the Weasel
The big bad wolf : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
47 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 5,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the outset of his career with the FBI, Alex Cross is instructed to track down a band of kidnappers who are snatching people and possibly selling them into slavery, a case that is complicated by a terrible threat to Cross's own family
The lake house : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
54 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The six children have escaped horrifying government experiments, a childhood in captivity and frightening brush with death. Living out in the world for the first time, they yearn to be reunited with Kit and Frannie, the couple who saved their lives. And Max, the leader of the flock, is seized by and overpowering fear that the kids are about to face a danger greater than any they've ever known. All that the children want is to return to the one place they have ever felt truly protected--the waterfront cabin known as the Lake House. but in order to get there, they must thwart the sinister plans of a survivor from their worst nightmare--plans that not only keep Kit, Frannie, and the children in constant peril, but threaten the future of human existence
Double cross : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
65 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 5,908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rejoining the police force in the wake of a series of elaborate murders in Washington, D.C., detective Alex Cross, teaming up with his girlfriend and colleague, Brianna Stone, finds himself also working to outmaneuver the attention-seeking killer's penchant for inducing hysteria with increasingly sensational killings
Roses are red : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
73 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 5,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brilliant criminal known only as the Mastermind orchestrates a series of bank robberies that are notable for their very precise demands--and their explosive violence when the demands are not met. Alex Cross takes on the case and as he gets close to identifying a suspect, the Mastermind pulls off the most outrageous kidnapping scheme in U.S. history--and walks away with the largest ransom ever--Novelist
7th heaven : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
38 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 5,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigating the arson deaths of a wealthy couple, San Francisco detective Lindsay Boxer and Assistant DA Yuki Castellano find the case further complicated by the disappearance of a former governor's son, internal pressure, and the media
Suzanne's diary for Nicholas : a novel by James Patterson ( Book )
49 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 5,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Katie Wilkinson believes she has found the perfect man, until he vanishes, leaving behind a diary penned by a woman named Suzanne who wrote it for her baby boy Nicholas
 
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Alternative Names
Patersons, Džeimss, 1947-
Patterson, James B.
Patterson, James B., 1947-
Patterson, James Brendan
Patterson, James Brendan, 1947-
Patterson, James Brendan 1947- Vollstaendiger Name
Patterson, Jim.
Patterson, Jim, 1947-....
Паттерсон, Джеймс, 1947-
פטרסון, ג׳יימס
פטרסון ג׳יימס, 1947-
パタースン, ジェイムズ
パタースン, ジェームズ
パターソン, ジェームズ
Languages
English (1,092)
German (19)
Spanish (19)
French (8)
Italian (4)
Russian (3)
Chinese (2)
Turkish (2)
Greek, Modern (2)
Czech (2)
Arabic (1)
Polish (1)
Bulgarian (1)
Indonesian (1)
Dutch (1)
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