Pop Goes the Weasel

Pop Goes the Weasel

In POP GOES THE WEASEL, James Patterson has created a formidable villain every reader will see in the shadows when the lights are out, a tender love story, a plot powered by relentless suspense and psychological thrills kicked up to an all ...

Author: James Patterson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780755387243

Category: Fiction

Page: 386

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In POP GOES THE WEASEL, James Patterson has created a formidable villain every reader will see in the shadows when the lights are out, a tender love story, a plot powered by relentless suspense and psychological thrills kicked up to an all-time high. 'It's all just a game, darling. I play with three other men. Their names are FAMINE, WAR and CONQUEROR. My name is DEATH. You're a very lucky girl - I'm the best player of all.' Geoffrey Shafter: a man who never loses, he is prepared to play the game of games for the highest stakes of all. Alex Cross: senior Washington, DC homicide detective, he is determined, whatever the consequences, to unmask the man he has nicknamed the weasel, the prime suspect for a spate of killings that Cross has been forbidden to investigate.
Categories: Fiction

Target Alex Cross

Target  Alex Cross

POP GOES THE WEASEL Alex Cross faces his most fearsome opponent yet. He calls himself Death. And there are three other 'Horsemen' who compete in his twisted game. ROSES ARE RED After a series of fatal bank robberies, Cross must take the ...

Author: James Patterson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473536166

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.' LEE CHILD 'Alex Cross is a legend.' HARLAN COBEN ______________________________ TARGET: HEAD OF STATE Alex Cross and his family join men and women from across the nation lining the streets of Washington, DC to mourn the unexpected death of the president. TARGET: UNITED STATES CABINET With the country still in shock, the assassination of a prominent senator strikes another devastating blow to the heart of the nation's capital. TARGET: ALEX CROSS Cross is called on to lead the FBI investigation to find America's most wanted criminal. But what follows will plunge the country into chaos, and draw Cross into the most important case of his life. ______________________________ THE BEST ALEX CROSS YET? Here's what the fans say: 'It's been a while since I last read a James Patterson Alex Cross novel and I had forgotten what a good series this is. A fabulous read' 'Another winner for Alex Cross and the great J. P.!' 'Once again, the author produces a very readable book. It is fast moving and the plot develops at a real pace. I thoroughly enjoyed this and recommend it to all.' 'Target: Alex Cross is from page 1 till the last one a warm bed for every thriller lover. Snuggling down, on a rainy day, and this book in your hands, you'll forget the rest of the world.' 'Multiple story lines woven into one keeps you interested and will make you hate yourself for finishing this book in one go. Where's number 27??? I want it now.' 'I've been following Alex Cross since Along Came A Spider and I'm not ready for his story to end yet! This was a fast, fun ride and it did not disappoint.'
Categories: Fiction

The People vs Alex Cross

The People vs  Alex Cross

POP GOES THE WEASEL Alex Cross faces his most fearsome opponent yet. He calls himself Death. And there are three other 'Horsemen' who compete in his twisted game. ROSES ARE RED After a series of fatal bank robberies, Cross must take the ...

Author: James Patterson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473536159

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.' LEE CHILD ___________________________________ The charges: explosive Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law - until now. Charged with killing in cold blood, Cross is being turned into the poster child for trigger-happy cops. The evidence: shocking Cross knows it was self-defense. But, as the case against him builds, even those closest to him begin to doubt his innocence. The People vs. Alex Cross: the trial of the century With his whole life and career on the line, if Cross can't convince his own family that he didn't pull the trigger with intent to kill, how can he hope to persuade a jury? ___________________________________ 'Told with a ferocious power and emotion that is quite impossible to ignore' DAILY MAIL 'Fast-paced and action-packed' I NEWSPAPER 'Alex Cross is a legend' HARLAN COBEN
Categories: Fiction

An Alex Cross Omnibus

An Alex Cross Omnibus

Two classic Alex Cross novels in one fantastic package.

Author: James Patterson

Publisher:

ISBN: 075534345X

Category: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character)

Page: 474

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Two classic Alex Cross novels in one fantastic new package. In CAT AND MOUSE, Alex Cross is called to Union Station train terminal a man is on the loose, firing at random into the swarming crowds of travellers. Psychopath Gary Soneji seems determined to go down in a blaze of glory, and he wants Alex Cross to be there. Will this be the final showdown? In POP GOES THE WEASEL, the mounting numbers of bodies threatens to spiral out of control with the murder of yet another Jane Doe. Alex Cross must work alone to find a dangerous and clever killer with the perfect cover, someone beyond suspicion and almost impossible to track down...
Categories: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character)

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

Kiss the Girls [Alex Cross] (1995) Fiction Hide and Seek (1996) Fiction Miracle on the 17th Green [with Peter de Jonge] ... [Alex Cross] (1997) Fiction When the Wind Blows (1998) Fiction Pop Goes the Weasel [Alex Cross] (1999) Fiction ...

Author: Christopher Riches

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192518507

Category: True Crime

Page:

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Over 3,200 entries An essential guide to authors and their works that focuses on the general canon of British literature from the fifteenth century to the present. There is also some coverage of non-fiction such as biographies, memoirs, and science, as well as inclusion of major American and Commonwealth writers. This online-exclusive new edition adds 60,000 new words, including over 50 new entries dealing with authors who have risen to prominence in the last five years, as well as fully updating the entries that currently exist. Each entry provides details of a writer's nationality and birth/death dates, followed by a listing of their titles arranged chronologically by date of publication.
Categories: True Crime

Deadly Cross

Deadly Cross

(Alex Cross 28) James Patterson. Have. you. read. them. all? ALONG CAME A SPIDER Alex Cross is working on the high-profile disappearance of two rich kids. ... POP GOES THE WEASEL Alex Cross faces his most fearsome opponent yet.

Author: James Patterson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473563094

Category: Fiction

Page: 245

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The twenty-eighth novel in the bestselling Alex Cross series ______________________________ 'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.' LEE CHILD, international bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series ______________________________ A scandalous double homicide opens the psychological case files on Alex Cross... When a glamorous socialite and a high school principal are found murdered, the shocking double homicide dominates tabloid headlines. Detective Alex Cross knew both victims well, especially Kay who had been his patient once. And maybe more. Alex's former Metro Homicide Partner tracks the slain principal's final movements to Alabama where Alex investigates Kay's past. They discover that although she had many enemies, all of them needed her alive. The more the investigators push, the more resistance they find, and Alex is left facing a desperate choice between breaking trust and losing his way.
Categories: Fiction

Criss Cross

Criss Cross

POP GOES THE WEASEL Alex Cross faces his most fearsome opponent yet. He calls himself Death. And there are three other 'Horsemen' who compete in his twisted game. ROSES ARE RED After a series of fatal bank robberies, Cross must take the ...

Author: James Patterson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473563049

Category: Fiction

Page: 349

View: 377

'Sensationally plotted, it leaps off the page and grabs you by the throat' DAILY MAIL 'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.' LEE CHILD 'Alex Cross is a legend.' HARLAN COBEN __________________________________ THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Could a ghost from his past take everything away from Alex Cross? Only hours after witnessing the execution of a killer he helped put behind bars, Alex Cross is called to the scene of a copycat murder. A note signed 'M' rests on the corpse: 'You messed up big time, Dr. Cross.' Was an innocent man just put to death? As the executed convict's family launch a vicious campaign against Cross, his abilities as a detective are called into question. The enigmatic 'M' lures Cross out of Washington, DC to the sites of multiple homicides, all marked with distressingly familiar details that conjure up decades-old cases and Cross family secrets. Details that make it clear M is planning to destroy much more than Cross's reputation. __________________________________ Readers say it's one of the best Alex Cross books yet: 'I have to say that this is one of my favourite Alex Cross books in a long time!' 'I read this book in one sitting and highly recommend it. I've read every single Alex Cross book and this one didn't disappoint. It has a great mix of new cases linked to old cases for Cross.' 'Romped through the latest Alex Cross book! Great read that I just couldn't put down.' 'An intriguing storyline involving the Cross family and enemies from his past. A must read for Patterson fans.' 'As always with James Patterson, he had me from the first page, and kept the pace up to the last.' 'Roll on the next instalment.' 'I absolutely loved this book and once I started reading I just couldn't put it down. It's a fast-paced read, no time to take a break or breathe out as the situations and mysteries are on a roll and unstoppable.' 'A great addition to the Cross series by the most known author in the world for mystery thrillers' 'James Patterson is back at the top of his game with this one.' 'I'm a massive fan of the Alex Cross series so I jumped at the chance to review the latest installment, and I'm so pleased it didn't disappoint. It's action-packed right from the start and had me gripped straight away. ' 'This book is fast paced with lots of twists and turns. My first James Patterson but not my last, really enjoyed and so will you.' 'I have long been a fan of the author and his long running Alex Cross series and this book does not disappoint .' 'I think this one constitutes a must read for fans of Patterson and Dr Cross.' __________________________________ 'It's no mystery why James Patterson is the world's most popular thriller writer . . . Simply put: nobody does it better.' JEFFERY DEAVER 'The master storyteller of our times' HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON 'Patterson boils a scene down to the single, telling detail, the element that defines a character or moves a plot along. It's what fires off the movie projector in the reader's mind.' MICHAEL CONNELLY 'One of the greatest storytellers of all time' PATRICIA CORNWELL 'James Patterson is The Boss. End of.' IAN RANKIN
Categories: Fiction

Cross the Line

Cross the Line

POP GOES THE WEASEL Alex Cross faces his most fearsome opponent yet. He calls himself Death. And there are three other 'Horsemen' who compete in his twisted game. ROSES ARE RED After a series of fatal bank robberies, Cross must take the ...

Author: James Patterson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473505469

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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The twenty-fourth novel in the bestselling Alex Cross series ______________________________ 'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.' LEE CHILD, international bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series ______________________________ A killer with a twisted sense of justice has Washington DC under siege. Only Alex Cross can bring them down. When a police officer is killed, Detective Alex Cross steps up to take command of his force who are scrambling for answers. As a brutal crime wave sweeps the region, an intriguing connection links these deadly scenes. The victims are all criminals. The murderer has appointed themselves as judge, jury, and executioner, and it's up to Alex to take the law back into his hands before the city descends into chaos.
Categories: Fiction

Hope to Die

Hope to Die

POP GOES THE WEASEL Alex Cross faces his most fearsome opponent yet. He calls himself Death. And there are three other 'Horsemen' who compete in his twisted game. ROSES ARE RED After a series of fatal bank robberies, Cross must take the ...

Author: James Patterson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781448108329

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

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The twenty-second novel in the bestselling Alex Cross series _______________________________________ 'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.' LEE CHILD, international bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series _______________________________________ If Detective Alex Cross doesn't act fast, he could lose everything he holds dear... A lethal and obsessive enemy is holding Alex's family hostage. They are driven by revenge and threaten to kill them all - to destroy Alex Cross forever. In a race against time, Alex must defeat this dangerous foe in an intricate battle of wits to save his wife and children. No matter what it takes. The final part of the thrilling duology by bestselling author James Patterson, preceded by CROSS MY HEART
Categories: Fiction

Jack and Jill

Jack and Jill

POP GOES THE WEASEL Alex Cross faces his most fearsome opponent yet. He calls himself Death. And there are three other 'Horsemen' who compete in his twisted game. ROSES ARE RED After a series of fatal bank robberies, Cross must take the ...

Author: James Patterson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473539341

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

View: 844

The third novel in the bestselling Alex Cross series ____________________________________ 'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.' LEE CHILD, international bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series ____________________________________ Washington DC is under siege and Detective Alex Cross has work to do. A controversial Senator is found murdered in his bed and a young girl is savagely killed. Alex Cross is under pressure from both sides and faced with an impossible choice. Alex must do the impossible but the people of Washington aren't safe, and the clock is ticking before the killer sets their sights on their ultimate target. Can he catch the killer behind these nefarious crimes in time?
Categories: Fiction