Detective Alex Cross has three killers to hunt - and one to escape.
Washington D.C. is on edge. Three killers are on the rampage, and the body count is rising.
Pulled three ways by the different investigations, Alex Cross is under more pressure than ever before - and a crisis at home that threatens to tear his family apart pushes him close to the edge.
So close that he doesn't realise he's being watched...
JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 385 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 romance novels and stand-alone thrillers. 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, I Funny, Treasure Hunters, Dog Diaries and Max Einstein series. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed author of adult fiction in UK libraries for the past eleven years in a row. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.