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Cross My Heart: (Alex Cross 21)

Cross My Heart: (Alex Cross 21) [Kindle Edition]

James Patterson
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (357 customer reviews)

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"Behind all the noise and the numbers, we shouldn't forget that no one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent – which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it. It just rolls along, irresistibly. Here's to the next twenty years." (Lee Child)

"It's no mystery why James Patterson is the world's most popular thriller writer: his uncanny skill in creating living, breathing characters we truly feel for and seamless, lightning-fast plots. I do this for a living, and he still manages to keep me guessing from the first to last page. I've been a devoted Alex Cross fan for twenty years, when the first in the series appeared, and Cross My Heart proves that both author and his hero are at the top of their game. It's virtually a one-sitting read, and what a read it is: Get ready for sweaty palms and lost sleep – and prepare yourself for one of the most gripping endings of any thriller in recent memory. Simply put: Nobody does it better." (Jeffery Deaver)

"James Patterson is The Boss. End of." (Ian Rankin)

"Twenty years ago, I wrote, "Along Came a Spider is the best thriller I've come across in many a year. It deserves to be this season's no. 1 bestseller and should instantly make James Patterson a household name." A household name, indeed. Congratulations, Jim, on twenty years of Alex Cross and on Cross My Heart, which I am loving. You the man." (Nelson DeMille)

"Every once in a while a writer comes along and fundamentally changes the way people read. He or she is so bright, so innovative, so industrious that what they envision and create becomes the measure by which all others are judged. In 1993 one such writer – James Patterson – began to do just that. Now, 20 years later, with his mission still unfolding, James Patterson is the gold standard by which all others are judged. Bravo, Jim." (Steve Berry)

Book Description

The twenty-first novel in James Patterson's bestselling series featuring Detective Alex Cross

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1601 KB
  • Print Length: 530 pages
  • Publisher: Cornerstone Digital (7 Nov 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0099574063
  • ISBN-13: 978-0099574064
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (357 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #305 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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James Patterson is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past decade: the Women's Murder Club, the Alex Cross novels and Maximum Ride, and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers. James is passionate about encouraging both adults and children alike to read. This has led to him forming a partnership with the National Literacy Trust, an independent, UK-based charity that changes lives through literacy. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.

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21 of 21 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars So disappointed 8 Jan 2014
By teribar
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I have read all of James Patterson's Alex Cross books, but this, quite frankly, defies belief. There is simply no ending. It's not a cliffhanger - it just doesn't end. If this book had been written by an unknown writer it would have never seen the light of day and that is the acid test. If it does not stand up as an excellent read without a famous author then it shouldn't be published. Mr Patterson you have sold out and cheated your readers. Shame on you.
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19 of 19 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars This is terrible 15 Dec 2013
By Shirl
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
To James Patterson.
How could you write this with no ending. Is it just to sell the next book. I am so annoyed.
The beauty of a book is getting to the end.
When will it be published?
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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Disapointed 19 Nov 2013
By gonzo
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I used to love reading James Patterson books.
They used to have an ending,now just episodes.
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Good but only half 24 Nov 2013
By Angela
Format:Kindle Edition
Enjoyed the book but disappointed that it finished without a proper ending.
Means you have to wait for next installment.
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24 of 25 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Dram 4 Jan 2014
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
What a disappointing end, absolutely amazed at the dreadful ending. I have read all of the cross books and the majority of his other books which I have stopped buying as Patterson has gone from quality to quantity. Have decided that this will be the last cross book that I buy, I do not like being manipulated into buying the next cross book because cross my heart did not have a finish in the true sence but seems to end three quarters of the way through. Shame on you james paterson
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Poor Ending 5 Jan 2014
By Simon H
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
The book simply stops "mid story" and the reader is presumably supposed to buy the next book to see what happens. It should be made clear to purchasers that this is only part 1 of an ongoing story before they waste their time and money.
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20 of 21 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars in 2 parts 5 Dec 2013
By cazza
Disappointed in two parts! You have to wait til next year to find out the ending. Wouldn't have bought it til part two was out. Story not as good as it should have been.
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21 of 23 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Same old story 16 Dec 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Same story line for Alex cross, bad guy watches him threatens family only difference this time is have to buy another book to finish the story that we have already paid for. Not going to waste my money
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