Along Came a Spider
The spectacular international bestseller that introduced Washington-based homicide detective Alex Cross and launched James Patterson's career as one of the fastest-selling thriller writers in the world - now reissued in striking new cover style.
James Patterson combines his position as a bestselling novelist with a full-time career as the chairman of the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency in New York. He first took the bestseller lists by storm with his phenomenal international No 1 bestseller Along Came a Spider, which introduced his hero Alex Cross, a Washington-based homicide detective with a PhD in psychology. Cross made his second appearance in the worldwide No 1 bestseller Kiss the Girls, soon to be a major Hollywood film. His most recent novel is the bestselling mystery thriller Hide and Seek. 'James Patterson joins the elite company of Thomas Harris' San Francisco Examiner