James Patterson is The New York Times bestselling author of suspense novels that include the popular Alex Cross series. He has also written stand alone thrillers, children’s books and romance novels. On Monday January 13 his latest romance novel “First Love” was released. It was co-written with Emily Raymond.
“First Love” is the story of Axi Moore who prides herself in being a “good girl.” She studies hard and stays out of trouble but her family has been touched by too many tragedies and all she wants is to run away. She has no one to talk to except Oscar James Robinson who like herself is also a cancer patient and someone she’s madly in love with.
She decides to take an impulsive cross country road trip and invites him to come along. For the first time she is free but soon the carefree adventure turns out of control and they end up on the run from the police. Then the situation grows worse when Robinson collapses and Axi has to face the facts that this might be his last trip.
James Patterson published his first novel “The Thomas Berryman Number” in 1976 and since then has written numerous novels most of which have become bestsellers. Some of his other series of books include the Michael Bennett, Women’s Murder Club, Maximum Ride, Daniel X and Witch and Wizard.