Cross Fire (Alex Cross, Book 17) by James Patterson

By James Patterson

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Wedding bells ring

Detective Alex go and Bree's marriage ceremony plans are wear carry while Alex is termed to the scene of the superbly finished assassination of 2 of Washington D.C.'s such a lot corrupt: a filthy congressmen and an underhanded lobbyist. subsequent, the elusive gunman starts off deciding on off different crooked politicians, sparking a blaze of theories--is the marksman a hero or a vigilante?

A assassin returns

The case explodes, and the FBI assigns agent Max Siegel to the research. As Alex and Siegel conflict over jurisdiction, the murders proceed. It turns into transparent that they're the paintings of a pro who has distinctive wisdom of his victims' movements--information that just a Washington insider may possess.

Caught in a deadly move fire

As Alex contends with the sniper, Siegel, and the marriage, he gets a choice from his deadliest adversary, Kyle Craig. The Mastermind is in D.C. and won't relent until eventually he has eradicated pass and his relatives for strong. With a supercharged mix of motion, deception, and suspense, pass fireplace is James Patterson's such a lot visceral and interesting Alex move novel ever.

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