James Patterson is the New York Times bestselling author of suspense novels that include the popular Alex Cross series. “Cross My Heart” is his newest novel featuring fictional psychologist/detective Alex Cross and it comes twenty syears after “Along Came a Spider” was released.
In “Cross My Heart” Alex Cross faces another mad genius bent on proving that he is the greatest criminal mind that ever lived. He knows that Alex is a big family man who will do anything to protect his children, his grandmother and his wife Bree and will he use this against him. When he targets his family their lives are put in danger and Alex is caught in the middle of a dangerous game. If he tries to save his family or the killer they will die but if he doesn’t a criminal will go free.
According to Amazon while most readers agreed that this is a very exciting book with plenty of action some have been disappointed that there’s no ending and they were left hanging. The story doesn’t end and there’s a “to be continued” feel to it.
James Patterson wrote his first novel in 1976 and is still going strong. Some of his other series of books include the Michael Bennett, Women’s Murder Club, Maximum Ride, Daniel X and Witch and Wizard series. He has also written stand alone thrillers, romance novels and children’s books.