James Patterson
1947-
 

James Patterson was born in Newburgh, New York. He lives in Palm Beach, Florida with his wife and son. He also writes novels for young adults. He is the creator of:
1. 'Alex Cross', a detective in Washington DC.
2. 'Billy Harney', a homicide detective in Chicago, Illinois.
3. 'Harriet "Harry" Blue', a sex crimes investigator.
4. 'Jane Smith', a criminal defence attorney in New York.
5. 'Michael Bennett', a police detective in New York City.
6. 'NYPD Red' series featuring an elite team in New York's police department.
7. 'Private' series featuring the world's most effective investigations firm.
8. 'Women's Murder Club' series featuring four crime-solving friends.
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Titles and year of publication:  

'Alex Cross' Novels
 1) Along Came a Spider  1993
 2) Kiss the Girls  1995
 3) Jack & Jill  1996
 4) Cat & Mouse  1997
 5) Pop Goes the Weasel  1999
 6) Roses Are Red  2000
 7) Violets Are Blue  2001
 8) Four Blind Mice  2002
 9) The Big Bad Wolf  2003
10) London Bridges  2004
11) Mary, Mary  2005
12) Cross  2006
13) Double Cross  2007
14) Cross Country  2008
15) Alex Cross's Trial (with Richard DiLallo)  2009
16) I, Alex Cross  2009
17) Cross Fire  2010
18) Kill Alex Cross  2011
19) Merry Christmas, Alex Cross  2012
20) Alex Cross, Run  2013
21) Cross My Heart  2013
22) Hope to Die  2014
23) Cross Justice  2015
24) Cross Kill (novella)  2016
25) Cross the Line  2016
26) Detective Cross (novella)  2017
27) The People vs. Alex Cross  2017
28) Target  2018
29) Criss Cross  2019
30) Deadly Cross  2020
31) Fear No Evil  2021
32) Triple Cross  2022
33) Cross Down (with Brendan DuBois)  2023
34) Alex Cross Must Die  2023
35) The House of Cross  Due November 2024
'Billy Harney' Novels
 1) The Black Book (with David Ellis)  2017
 2) The Red Book (with David Ellis)  2021
 3) Escape (with David Ellis)  2022
'Harriet "Harry" Blue' Novels
 1) Black & Blue (with Candice Fox)  2016
 2) Never Never (with Candice Fox)  2016
 3) Fifty Fifty (with Candice Fox)  2017
 4) Liar Liar (with Candice Fox)  2018
 5) Hush Hush (Also published as: Hush [2020]) (with Candice Fox)  2019
'Jane Smith' Novels
 1) 12 Months to Live (with Mike Lupica)  2023
 2) Hard to Kill (Also published as: 8 Months Left [2024]) (with Mike Lupica)  Due July 2024
'Michael Bennett' Novels
 1) Step on a Crack (with Michael Ledwidge)  2007
 2) Run for Your Life (with Michael Ledwidge)  2009
 3) Worst Case (with Michael Ledwidge)  2010
 4) Tick Tock (with Michael Ledwidge)  2011
 5) I, Michael Bennett (with Michael Ledwidge)  2012
 6) Gone (with Michael Ledwidge)  2013
 7) Burn (with Michael Ledwidge)  2014
 8) Alert (with Michael Ledwidge)  2015
 9) Bullseye (with Michael Ledwidge)  2016
10) Haunted (with James O. Born)  2017
11) Ambush (with James O. Born)  2018
12) Blindside (with James O. Born)  2020
13) The Russian (with James O. Born)  2021
14) Shattered (with James O. Born)  2022
15) Obsessed (with James O. Born)  2023
16) Crosshairs (with James O. Born)  2024
'NYPD Red' Novels
 1) NYPD Red (with Marshall Karp)  2012
 2) NYPD Red 2 (with Marshall Karp)  2014
 3) NYPD Red 3 (with Marshall Karp)  2015
 4) NYPD Red 4 (with Marshall Karp)  2016
 5) Red Alert (Also published as: NYPD Red 5 [2018]) (with Marshall Karp)  2018
 6) NYPD Red 6 (with Marshall Karp)  2020
'Private' Novels
 1) Private (with Maxine Paetro)  2010
 2) Private London (with Mark Pearson)  2011
 3) Private Games (with Mark Sullivan)  2012
 4) Private: No. 1 Suspect (with Maxine Paetro)  2012
 5) Private OZ (Also published as: Private Down Under [2013]) (with Michael White)  2012
 6) Private Berlin (with Mark Sullivan)  2013
 7) Private L.A. (with Mark Sullivan)  2014
 8) Private India: City on Fire (with Ashwin Sanghi)  2014
 9) Private Vegas (with Maxine Paetro)  2015
10) Private Sydney (Also published as: Missing [2016]) (with Kathryn Fox)  2015
11) Private Paris (with Mark Sullivan)  2016
12) The Games (Also published as: Private Rio [2016]) (with Mark Sullivan)  2016
13) Private: The Royals (with Rees Jones)  2016
14) Private Delhi (UK Title: Count to Ten [2017]) (with Ashwin Sanghi)  2017
15) Private: Gold (with Jassie Mackenzie)  2017
16) Private Princess (with Rees Jones)  2018
17) Private Moscow (with Adam Hamdy)  2020
18) Private Rogue (Also published as: Missing Persons [e-book 2024]) (with Adam Hamdy)  2021
19) Private Beijing (with Adam Hamdy)  2022
20) Private Rome (with Adam Hamdy)  2023
21) Private Monaco (with Adam Hamdy)  2024
'Women's Murder Club' Novels
 1) 1st to Die  2001
 2) 2nd Chance (with Andrew Gross)  2002
 3) 3rd Degree (with Andrew Gross)  2004
 4) 4th of July (with Maxine Paetro)  2005
 5) The 5th Horseman (with Maxine Paetro)  2006
 6) The 6th Target (with Maxine Paetro)  2007
 7) 7th Heaven (with Maxine Paetro)  2008
 8) 8th Confession (with Maxine Paetro)  2009
 9) 9th Judgment (with Maxine Paetro)  2010
10) 10th Anniversary (with Maxine Paetro)  2011
11) 11th Hour (with Maxine Paetro)  2012
12) 12th of Never (with Maxine Paetro)  2013
13) Unlucky 13 (with Maxine Paetro)  2014
14) 14th Deadly Sin (with Maxine Paetro)  2015
15) 15th Affair (with Maxine Paetro)  2016
16) 16th Seduction (with Maxine Paetro)  2017
17) The 17th Suspect (with Maxine Paetro)  2018
18) The 18th Abduction (with Maxine Paetro)  2019
19) The 19th Christmas (with Maxine Paetro)  2019
20) The 20th Victim (with Maxine Paetro)  2020
21) 21st Birthday (with Maxine Paetro)  2021
22) 22 Seconds (with Maxine Paetro)  2022
23) The 23rd Midnight (with Maxine Paetro)  2023
24) The 24th Hour (with Maxine Paetro)  2024
Other Novels
 1) The Thomas Berryman Number (Edgar Award)  1976
 2) The Jericho Commandment (Also published as: See How They Run [1997])  1979
 3) Black Market  1989
 4) The Season of the Machete  1994
 5) Hide and Seek  1996
 6) When the Wind Blows  1998
 7) The Midnight Club  1999
 8) Cradle and All  2000
 9) Black Friday  2000
10) The Beach House (with Peter de Jonge)  2002
11) The Jester (with Andrew Gross)  2003
12) The Lake House  2003
13) Honeymoon (with Howard Roughan)  2005
14) Lifeguard (with Andrew Gross)  2005
15) Beach Road (with Peter de Jonge)  2006
16) Judge & Jury (with Andrew Gross)  2006
17) The Quickie (with Michael Ledwidge)  2007
18) You've Been Warned (with Howard Roughan)  2007
19) Sail (with Howard Roughan)  2008
20) Swimsuit (with Maxine Paetro)  2009
21) The Murder of King Tut (with Martin Dugard)  2009
22) The Postcard Killers (with Liza Marklund)  2010
23) Don't Blink (with Howard Roughan)  2010
24) Toys (with Neil McMahon)  2011
25) Now You See Her (with Michael Ledwidge)  2011
26) Kill Me If You Can (with Marshall Karp)  2011
27) Guilty Wives (with David Ellis)  2012
28) Zoo (with Michael Ledwidge)  2012
29) Confessions of a Murder Suspect (with Maxine Paetro)  2012
30) Second Honeymoon (with Howard Roughan)  2013
31) Mistress (with David Ellis)  2013
32) Confessions: The Private School Murders (with Maxine Paetro)  2013
33) Invisible (with David Ellis)  2014
34) Confessions: The Paris Mysteries (with Maxine Paetro)  2014
35) Truth or Die (with Howard Roughan)  2015
36) The Murder House (with David Ellis)  2015
37) Chase (with Michael Ledwidge)  2016
38) 113 Minutes (with Max DiLallo)  2016
39) Woman of God (with Maxine Paetro)  2016
40) Let's Play Make-Believe (Also published as: The Palm Beach Murders [2021]) (with James O. Born)  2016
41) Hidden (with James O. Born)  2017
42) Malicious (with James O. Born)  2017
43) The End (with Brendan DuBois)  2017
44) After the End (with Brendan DuBois)  2017
45) The House Husband (with Duane Swierczynski)  2017
46) The Witnesses (with Brendan DuBois)  2017
47) Crazy House (with Gabrielle Charbonnet)  2017
48) The Exile (with Alison Joseph)  2017
49) Murder Games (with Howard Roughan) (Also published as: Instinct [2018])  2017
50) The Store (with Richard DiLallo)  2017
51) The Moores Are Missing (3 short stories with Loren D. Estleman, Sam Hawken and Ed Chatterton)  2017
52) The Medical Examiner (with Maxine Paetro)  2017
53) The Family Lawyer (3 short stories with Robert Rotstein, Christopher Charles and Rachel Howzell Hall)  2017
54) Manhunt (with James O. Born)  2017
55) Scott Free (with Rob Hart)  2017
56) The President Is Missing (with Bill Clinton)  2018
57) Murder in Paradise (3 short stories with Doug Allyn, Connor Hyde and Duane Swierczynski)  2018
58) Texas Ranger (with Andrew Bourelle)  2018
59) Revenge (with Andrew Holmes)  2018
60) Juror #3 (with Nancy Allen)  2018
61) The House Next Door (Contains: The House Next Door [with Susan DiLallo], The Killer's Wife [with Max DiLallo],
and We.Are.Not.Alone [with Tim Arnold])
 2019
 
62) The Chef (with Max DiLallo)  2019
63) Unsolved (with David Ellis)  2019
64) The Cornwalls Are Gone (with Brendan DuBois)  2019
65) The First Lady (with Brendan DuBois)  2019
66) The Inn (with Candice Fox) (Also published as: The Murder Inn [2024])  2019
67) Killer Instinct (with Howard Roughan)  2019
68) The River Murders (with James O. Born) (Contains: Hidden, Malicious, and Malevolent)  2020
69) Lost (with James O. Born)  2020
70) Texas Outlaw (with Andrew Bourelle)  2020
71) Revenge (with Andrew Holmes)  2020
72) The Summer House (with Brendan DuBois)  2020
73) 1st Case (with Chris Tebbetts))  2020
74) The California Murders (with J.D. Barker)  2020
75) Three Women Disappear (with Shan Serafin)  2020
76) The President's Daughter (with Bill Clinton)  2021
77) The Shadow (with Brian Sitts)  2021
78) The Noise (with J.D. Barker)  2021
79) The Jailhouse Lawyer (with Nancy Allen)  2021
80) 2 Sisters Detective Agency (with Candice Fox)  2021
81) The Paris Detective (with Richard DiLallo)  2021
82) Steal (with Howard Roughan)  2022
83) Run, Rose, Run (with Dolly Parton)  2022
84) Death of the Black Widow (with J.D. Barker)  2022
85) The Ninth Month (with Richard DiLallo)  2022
86) Blowback (with Brendan DuBois)  2022
87) The Perfect Assassin (with Brian Sitts)  2022
88) The House of Wolves (with Mike Lupica)  2023
89) 3 Days to Live (3 novellas)  2023
90) Countdown (with Brendan DuBois)  2023
91) Circle of Death (with Brian Sitts)  2023
92) Lion & Lamb (with Duane Swierczynski)  2023
93) 23 1/2 Lies (Contains: 23 1/2 Lies [with Maxine Paetro], Fallen Ranger [with Andrew Bourelle], and Watch Your Back [with Loren D. Estleman])  2023
94) Holmes, Marple & Poe (with Brian Sitts)  2024
95) The #1 Lawyer (with Nancy Allen)  2024
96) Eruption (with the late Michael Crichton)  Due June 2024
97) Lies He Told Me (with David Ellis)  Due September 2024
98) Murder Island (with Brian Sitts)  Due November 2024
99) Holmes Is Missing (with Brian Sitts)  Due January 2025

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