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Along came a spider: a novel

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Discover the classic thriller that launched the #1 detective series of the past twenty-five years and the film starring Morgan Freeman. Alex Cross is a homicide detective with a Ph.D. in psychology. He works and lives in the ghettos of D. C. and looks like Muhammad Ali in his prime. He's a tough guy from a tough part of town who wears Harris Tweed jackets and likes to relax by banging out Gershwin tunes on his baby grand piano. But he also has two adorable kids of his own, and they are his own special vulnerabilities. Jezzie Flanagan is the first woman ever to hold the highly sensitive job as supervisor of the Secret Service in Washington. Blond, mysterious, seductive, she's got an outer shell that's as tough as it is beautiful. She rides her black BMW motorcycle at speeds of no less than 100 mph. What is she running from? What is her secret? Alex Cross and Jezzie Flanagan are about to have a forbidden love affair-at the worst possible time for both of them. Because Gary Soneji, who wants to commit the "crime of the century," is playing at the top of his game. Soneji has outsmarted the FBI, the Secret Service, and the police. Who will be his next victim? Gary Soneji is every parent's worst nightmare. He has become Alex Cross's nightmare. And now, reader, he's about to become yours.
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Grouped Work ID 23c316ef-0e6d-4812-43d7-14d3cf334a44
Full title along came a spider
Author patterson james
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-24 23:05:25PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-24 20:12:55PM

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display_description Along Came a Spider begins with the double kidnapping of the daughter of a famous Hollywood actress and the young son of the secretary of the Treasury. And that's only the beginning! Gary Soneji is a murderous serial kidnapper who wants to commit the crime of the century. Alex Cross is the brilliant homicide detective pitted against him. Jezzie Flanagan is the female supervisor of the Secret Service who completes one of the most unusual suspense triangles in any thriller you have ever read.
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series Alex Cross novels
series_with_volume Alex Cross novels|1
subject_facet African American police -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Cross, Alex (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, American, Kipnapping -- Fiction, Police -- Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction, Police psychologists -- Fiction, Private schools -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, American, Secret Service -- Fiction, Secret service -- Fiction, Serial murderers -- Fiction, Serial murders -- Fiction, Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction
title_display Along came a spider : a novel
title_full Along Came a Spider Alex Cross Series, Book 1, Along came a spider : a novel / by James Patterson, Along came a spider [sound recording] / by James Patterson, Along came a spider [sound recording] : a novel / by James Patterson
title_short Along came a spider :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet African American police, Audiobooks, Cross, Alex (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, American, Fiction, Kipnapping, Mystery, Police, Police psychologists, Private schools, Psychological fiction, American, Secret Service, Secret service, Serial murderers, Serial murders, Suspense, Thriller