The People Vs. Alex Cross

The People Vs. Alex Cross

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"The charges: explosive. Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law -- until now. Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis Gary Soneji in cold blood, Cross is being turned into the poster child for trigger-happy cops who think they're above the law. Cross knows it was self-defense. But will a jury see it that way? The evidence: shocking. As Cross fights for his professional life and his freedom, his former partner John Sampson brings him a gruesome, titillating video tied to the mysterious disappearances of several young girls. Despite his suspension from the department, Cross can't say no to Sampson. The illicit investigation leads them to the darkest corners of the Internet, where murder is just another form of entertainment. The People vs. Alex Cross: the trial of the century. As the prosecution presents its case, and the nation watches, even those closest to Cross begin to doubt his innocence. If he can't convince his own family that he didn't pull the trigger with intent to kill, how can he hope to persuade a jury? But even with everything on the line, Cross will do whatever it takes to stop a dangerous criminal ... even if he can't save himself."--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York :, Little, Brown,, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316273909
0316273902
Characteristics: 413 pages ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: People versus Alex Cross

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NRBBrady
Jan 15, 2018

Happily, yet another Alex Cross novel was totally satisfying. I love all the family dynamics in this series; everyone is integral to the plot in one way or another. There is plenty of drama -- and all without extreme graphics so the imagination can fill in the blanks. I am aways looking for the next Alex Cross as soon as I turn the final page.

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USAF1969
Jan 09, 2018

What't not to like about an Alex Cross story by James Patterson. Nothing! This one is a cut above though. Two great story lines going at once, leaving Cross frustrated and doubting himself and his future. And, as usual, lots of family engagement, though this time with one very interesting subplot that impacts one of the main story lines [notice no spoilers here]. There is cybercrime, courtroom drama, missing people, partnership issues, and at the end a surprising career move. Really a great read and so hard to put down, it will go fast. Wish Patterson would hurry and turn out the next great Alex Cross story. Enjoy.

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reader7176
Dec 31, 2017

I enjoyed this book and all Alex Cross books like to hear about this family and what they are envolved in at the time. Fast Read

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Epiblue23
Dec 27, 2017

Start with Chapter 80.

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billhorton1
Dec 01, 2017

A good read and glad to know that we actually have tech weens tuned into the dark side of the net. Glad to see the Soneji crowd put to rest and Alex taking on his new assignments. Wonder where old John Sampson and friends will wind up in the future??? Contract staff to the Cross Agency?

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GIB_123
Nov 28, 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed this book especially the kidnapping of the blonds and the dark web.
I found the other plot a bit perplexing that it took a cyber wizard and Alex's son to figure out the halogen plot. How could a bunch of thugs have the intelligence to use this trickery? Patterson didn't explain that and the fact that the criminals were ready to put there life on the line knowing the guns weren't in there hands. Were they drugged too? Find there are missing ties but enjoyed the book anyway.

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mjk236sb
Nov 27, 2017

Enjoyed this latest chapter in the saga of Alex Cross. Lots of changes in this book and to come.
The next book should continue to be interesting for Alex and the entire Cross family.

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Mtrag
Nov 16, 2017

is this available in e book?

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