Detective Alex Cross and Bree's wedding plans are put on hold when Alex is called to the scene of the perfectly executed assassination of two of Washington D.C.'s most corrupt: a dirty congressmen and a scheming lobbyist. Next, the elusive marksman begins picking off other crooked politicians, sparking a blaze of theories--is the marksman a hero or a vigilante?
The case explodes and FBI agent Max Siegel battles Alex for jurisdiction. As Alex struggles with the sniper, Siegel, and the wedding, he receives a call from his deadliest adversary, Kyle Craig. The Mastermind is in D.C. and will not relent until he has eliminated Cross--and his family--for good. With a supercharged blend of suspense, action, and deception, CROSS FIRE is James Patterson's most exciting Alex Cross novel ever.
The prolific James Patterson continues his popular Alex Cross series with CROSS FIRE, an intense thriller that combines under-the-hood dirty D.C. maneuverings with high-stakes personal drama. Just as the planning for his and Bree's wedding reaches an apex, Detective Alex Cross must investigate the assassination of a notorious politician and an infamous lobbyist. The killer strikes again, displaying a vigilante streak, knocking off some of Washington's most corrupt political players. But with the shooter still at large, things amplify when one of Alex's oldest adversaries, the Mastermind, shows up on the scene as well.
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- February 18, 2013
- October 1, 2011
- James Patterson