The Big Bad Wolf by James Patterson
(Alex Cross)

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Alex Cross's first case since joining the FBI has his new colleagues stymied. Across the country, beautiful women are being kidnapped-to be bought and sold as slaves. Behind this depraved scheme stands a shadowy figure known only as The Wolf, a master criminal who has brought a new reign of terror to organized crime. With Alex's personal life in chaos because of his ex-fiancée's return and with the FBI's caution testing his patience, Alex has to go out on his own. For to stalk a ruthless predator without a name or a face, Alex Cross must become a lone wolf himself...
 

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James Patterson has had more New York Times bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to Guinness World Records. Since his first novel won the Edgar Award in 1977 James Patterson's books have sold more than 240 million copies. He is the author of the Alex Cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twenty-five years, including Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider. Mr. Patterson also writes the bestselling Women's Murder Club novels, set in San Francisco, and the top-selling New York detective series of all time, featuring Detective Michael Bennett. He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.
 
Published November 1, 2003 by Little, Brown and Company. 432 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Horror, Children's Books, Crime. Fiction

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Even though he still hasn’t finished the Agency’s training course, all the higher-ups he runs into, from hardcases who trust him to lickspittles seething with envy, have obviously read his dossier (Four Blind Mice, 2002, etc.), and they know the new guy is “close to psychic,” a “one-man flying sq...

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In a recent column in Entertainment Weekly , Stephen King cited Patterson's thrillers as the example of "dopey" be

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Unlike the original Big Bad Wolf, Patterson's newest and arguably most fear-inspiring villain maims, slaughters and kidnaps victims for purposes of sexual slavery. Rumored to be a Russian é

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In a recent column in Entertainment Weekly , Stephen King cited Patterson's thrillers as the example of "dopey" be

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Patterson, a master at suspenseful twists and turns, keeps the action non-stop by constantly shifting among Alex's first-person tribulations and punchy, objectively told sequences focusing on Wolf, several ultra-wealthy computer chat group slugs who are taking The Story of O much too seriously, ...

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James Patterson's newest Alex Cross novel has a human wolf that is more cunning, dangerous and lethal than any of his namesakes.

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Reviewing the Evidence

In Patterson¹s latest novel in his Alex Cross series, Cross has left the Washington Police Department and is starting life as an FBI agent.

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As Alex Cross adjusts to being in the FBI, he must complete the training courses and adjust to their different way of dealing with cases.

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