Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross, Book 1) by James Patterson

By James Patterson

The vintage mystery that introduced the Alex pass sequence, the number 1 detective sequence of the prior twenty-five years!

A lacking little lady named Maggie Rose . . . a family members of 3 brutally murdered within the initiatives of Washington, D.C. . . . the thrill-killing of a pretty effortless tuition instructor . . . a psychopathic serial kidnapper/murderer who's so terrifying that the FBI, the key carrier, and the police can't outsmart him - even after he's been captured.

Gary Soneji desires to devote the crime of the century. Alex move is the intense murder detective pitted opposed to him. Jezzie Flanagan is the 1st girl manager of the key provider who completes probably the most strange suspense triangles in any mystery you've ever learn.

Alex move and Jezzie Flanagan are approximately to have a forbidden love affair--at the worst attainable time for either one of them. simply because Gary Soneji is enjoying on the most sensible of his video game. the most recent of the unspeakable crimes occurs in Alex Cross's precinct. It occurs less than the noses of Jezzie Flanagan's males. Now Alex pass needs to face the last word attempt: How do you outmaneuver a super psychopath?

Note: DRM faraway from OverDrive Library obtain

Show description

Read or Download Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross, Book 1) PDF

Similar suspense books

Dark Places

I've got a meanness inside of me, actual as an organ.

Libby Day was once seven while her mom and sisters have been murdered in “The devil Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas. ” As her relatives lay death, little Libby fled their tiny farmhouse into the freezing January snow. She misplaced a few arms and feet, yet she survived–and famously testified that her fifteen-year-old brother, Ben, was once the killer. Twenty-five years later, Ben sits in legal, and Libby lives off the dregs of a belief created through well-wishers who’ve lengthy forgotten her.

The Kill membership is a macabre mystery society passionate about infamous crimes. once they find Libby and pump her for details–proof they wish may possibly loose Ben–Libby hatches a plan to learn off her tragic background. For a price, she’ll reconnect with the gamers from that evening and file her findings to the membership . . . and perhaps she’ll admit her testimony wasn’t so good after all.

As Libby’s seek takes her from shabby Missouri strip golf equipment to deserted Oklahoma vacationer cities, the narrative flashes again to January 2, 1985. The occasions of that day are relayed during the eyes of Libby’s doomed family members members–including Ben, a loner whose rage over his shiftless father and their failing farm have pushed him right into a hectic friendship with the recent lady on the town. Piece by way of piece, the unbelievable fact emerges, and Libby unearths herself correct again the place she started–on the run from a killer.

---
Uploader unencumber Notes:
Retail EPUB, comprises TOC/chapters
---

Bangkok 8: A Novel

A mystery with angle to spare, Bangkok eight is a horny, razor-edged, usually darkly hilarious novel set in a single of the world’s so much unique cities.

Witnessed via a throng of gaping spectators, a charismatic Marine sergeant is murdered less than a Bangkok bridge within a bolted-shut Mercedes Benz. one of the witnesses are the one law enforcement officials within the urban no longer at the take, yet inside of moments one is murdered and his accomplice, Sonchai Jitpleecheep—a religious Buddhist and the son of a Thai bar lady and a long-gone Vietnam warfare G. I. —is hell-bent on wreaking revenge. On a vigilante venture to seize his partner’s assassin, Sonchai is begrudgingly paired with a gorgeous FBI agent named Jones and captures her center within the strategy. In a urban fueled by means of illicit medications and limitless corruption, prostitution and valuable paintings, Sonchai’s quest for vengeance takes him right into a international even more sinister than he can have ever imagined.

Impulse

Faces of Evil sequence, publication #2

The participant is a grasp within the paintings of torture and homicide. not anyone had ever gotten with reference to shooting him until eventually particular Agent Jess Harris distinct him along with her relentless decision. Jess's activities could have rate her a role with the bureau, however the participant nonetheless desires his vengeance and he'll make Jess pay in methods she by no means imagined. the 1st sufferer is Jess's friend-and the killer won't cease there. With every one new dying Jess turns into extra convinced that the one approach to cease the participant is to provide him what he quite desires: her.

Chief of Police Dan Burnett is decided to provide Jess her self belief and her lifestyles again. With a proposal at the desk, a place as deputy leader of a brand new department, can Jess hazard staying in her place of birth and placing these round her in additional hazard? Or will she stroll away to guard everybody she loves-including Dan, who simply might want her again in his fingers? The stakes are excessive, and a unmarried impulse will ascertain who survives the Player's ultimate, lethal video game. ..

Mala Dona: Roman

Barcelona, die 1910er-Jahre: der Glamour der Reichen und Schönen überstrahlt das Elend der Armenviertel, eine Stadt wiegt sich im Rhythmus der Verführung. Doch seit einiger Zeit bringen Gerüchte über Kindesentführungen Unruhe ins süße Leben: Es sind Kinder aus den ärmeren Gegenden, und sie verschwinden spurlos .

Extra info for Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross, Book 1)

Sample text

What could be all right for Gary to know but not her or Dad? Hazel moved closer to the lounge. She knew she shouldn’t be doing this, shouldn’t be listening in but she couldn’t help it. She’d always been the same. Even as a kid, learning the terrible truth about Santa by hovering at the top of the stairs when she should have been in bed. ‘Maybe we won’t ever have to tell them,’ said Sarah. ’ That was Sarah. Constantly living in a blissful state of denial. Whatever troubles, whatever debts she got herself into, she always believed it would sort itself out.

Don’t go there. Not again. No point. It wasn’t going to happen. Hazel turned as she heard the door open, saw Dee and, beyond her, hovering on the corridor, was Joe. ’ Dee asked. ‘Yeah fine,’ said Hazel. ’ Joe said as they headed towards the form room. ‘Yeah,’ said Hazel. ’ ‘Know what you mean,’ said Joe but he was looking at her quizzically, intently, like he knew she was lying. Part of her was desperate to tell him, to tell someone, anyone, but the other part decided it would be best to wait. On Wednesday morning, once they’d had the all 54 clear, she’d be able to explain to her friends, apologise to Abbie, set things straight.

The lounge door was closed but she could hear them fairly clearly. ‘I think you’re right,’ Mum was saying. ‘It’s best not to tell anyone else yet. Well, maybe Gary. ’ Why? What could be all right for Gary to know but not her or Dad? Hazel moved closer to the lounge. She knew she shouldn’t be doing this, shouldn’t be listening in but she couldn’t help it. She’d always been the same. Even as a kid, learning the terrible truth about Santa by hovering at the top of the stairs when she should have been in bed.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.03 of 5 – based on 27 votes