Alex Cross'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?
Alex Cross The brilliant DC detective who never gives up on a case.
Ali Cross The tenacious kid who's determined to follow in his father's footsteps.
The case that finally gives him a chance Ali knows Gabe Qualls better than anyone, so when his friend goes missing, Ali jumps right into action. Alex Cross has taught his son the values he needs to solve the mystery: intelligence, persistence, and logic. One thing Ali hasn't learned? Patience.
Because Ali realises that with every day that passes without the police finding Gabe, the less likely it is that he'll ever be found. And being Alex Cross's son, he refuses to accept those odds.
The prolific king of the beach read is back with an intergenrational mystery for the 9-to-12-year-old set -- Kirkus
This is a fresh look at the world of James Patterson's most famous protagonist -- School Library Journal
Young readers . . . will find much to like -- Booklist
About the Author
JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 400 million copies worldwide. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past two decades - the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club, Detective Michael Bennett and Private novels - and he has written many other number one bestsellers including stand-alone thrillers and non-fiction.
James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books for young readers including the Middle School, Dog Diaries, Treasure Hunters and Max Einstein series. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed author in UK libraries for the past thirteen years in a row. He lives in Florida with his family.