Ali Cross

Ali CrossJames Patterson s blockbuster Alex Cross series has sold over 100 million copies and now he s bringing those thrills to a new generation Alex s son Ali is eager to follow in his father s footsteps as a detective, but when his best friend goes missing, what price will he have to pay to solve the mystery Ali Cross has always looked up to his father, former detective and FBI agent Alex Cross While solving some of the nation s most challenging crimes, his father always kept his head and did the right thing Can Ali have the same strength and resolve When Ali s best friend Abraham is reported missing, Ali is desperate to find him At the same time, a string of burglaries targets his neighborhood and even his own house With his father on trial for a crime he didn t commit, it s up to Ali to search for clues and find his friend But being a kid sleuth isn t easy especially when your father warns you not to get involved and Ali soon learns that clues aren t always what they seem Will his detective work lead to a break in Abraham s case or cause even trouble for the Cross family Read Ali Cross –

Official US SiteOfficial UK SiteJIMMY Patterson BooksReadKiddoReadJames Patterson is the world s bestselling author and most trusted storyteller He has createdenduring fictional characters than any other novelist writing today, with his Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women s Murder Club, Private, NYPD Red, Daniel X, Maximum Ride, and Middle School series He has sold over 380 million books worldwide and currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most 1 New York Times bestsellers In addition to writing the thriller novels for which he is best known, among them The President Is Missing with President Bill Clinton, Patterson also writes fiction for young readers of all ages, including the Max Einstein series, produced in partnership with the Albert Einstein Estate He is also the first author to have 1 new titles simultaneously on the New York Times adult and children s bestseller lists The son of an insurance salesman and a schoolteacher, Patterson grew up in Newburgh, New York, and began casually writing at the age of nineteen In 1969, he graduated from Manhattan College He was given a full ride scholarship to Vanderbilt University s graduate program in English He left Vanderbilt before getting his PhD due to complications involving the Vietnam War Instead, he moved to New York to become a junior copywriter for the advertising agency J Walter Thompson, eventually becoming CEO of its North American company In 1976, while still working for J Walter Thompson, Patterson published his first novel, The Thomas Berryman Number, with Little, Brown and Company After being turned down by thirty one publishers, it won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel Patterson s 1993 novel, Along Came a Spider, his first book to feature Alex Cross, was also his first New York Times bestseller in fiction In 2001, Morgan Freeman starred as Alex Cross in a film adaptation of Along Came a Spider, and Tyler Perry also played the character in the 2012 film Alex Cross A film adaptation of Patterson s middle grade novel Middle School The Worst Years of My Life was released in theaters in October 2016 James Patterson has donatedthan one million books to students, focusing on some of the most under resourced schools and youth programs in the country To date, he has donated 7.25 million to school and classroom libraries throughout the United States, and 2.1 million to independent bookstores and employees Patterson has recently donated over 35 million to his and his wife s alma maters the University of Wisconsin, Vanderbilt University, and Manhattan College and he has established over four hundred Teacher and Writer Education Scholarships at twenty one colleges and universities throughout the country Patterson has also donatedthan one million books to U.S soldiers at home and overseas In May 2015, Patterson launched a children s book imprint at Little, Brown JIMMY Patterson that is unwaveringly focused on one goal turning kids into lifelong readers This imprint also provides resources, strategies, and programs to serve teachers, parents, librarians, and booksellers Patterson invests proceeds from the sales of JIMMY Patterson Books in pro reading initiatives Patterson also founded, a website designed to help parents, teachers, and librarians ignite a new generation s excitement for reading Awarded the National Book Foundation s Innovations in Reading Prize and the American Library Association s Great Websites for Kids, the site features thoughtful book reviews from a variety of genres and age ranges, a large and lively Facebook community, and contributions from other authors Patterson s awards for adult and children s literature include the Edgar Award, the International

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  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • Ali Cross
  • James Patterson
  • English
  • 22 July 2017
  • 0316530417

10 thoughts on “Ali Cross

  1. Kathy says:

    Great middle grade mystery The story itself did not represent an accurate description of what would have happened but the mystery was compelling for a middle grade read.

  2. Laura says:

    I loved most of this but there were some real holes in the story Ali, son of Alex Cross, is going to appeal to MG readers and perhaps provide some crossover to other mystery thriller writers His caring about his missing friend and determination to find him is appealing, but there s where the holes are surely the police would have been a littleinvolved Either a missing person s r...

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