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Along Came a Spider

Along Came a Spider

The classic thriller that launched the Alex Cross series, the #1 detective series of the past twenty-five years!

A missing little girl named Maggie Rose . . . a family of three brutally murdered in the projects of Washington, D.C. . . . the thrill-killing of a beautiful elementary school teacher . . . a psychopathic serial kidnapper/murderer who is so terrifying that the FBI, the Secret Service, and the police cannot outsmart him – even after he’s been captured.

Gary Soneji wants to commit the crime of the century. Alex Cross is the brilliant homicide detective pitted against him. Jezzie Flanagan is the first female supervisor of the Secret Service who completes one of the most unusual suspense triangles in any thriller you have ever read.

Alex Cross and Jezzie Flanagan are about to have a forbidden love affair–at the worst possible time for both of them. Because Gary Soneji is playing at the top of his game. The latest of the unspeakable crimes happens in Alex Cross’s precinct. It happens under the noses of Jezzie Flanagan’s men. Now Alex Cross must face the ultimate test: How do you outmaneuver a brilliant psychopath?
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Genre: Mystery & Thriller / Fiction / Thrillers

On Sale: August 1st 2003

Price: $15.99

Page Count: 464

ISBN-13: 9780446692632

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Praise

"Patterson's storytelling talent is in top form in this grisly escapist yarn."—Library Journal
"Brilliantly terrifying! So exciting that I had to stay up all night to finish it! Packed with white-knuckle twists."—Daily Mail
"An incredibly suspenseful read with a one-of-a-kind villain who is as terrifying as he is intriguing. One of the best thrillers of the year."—Clive Cussler
"Terror and suspense that grab the reader and won't let go. Just try running away from this one."—Ed McBain