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The second novel in James Patterson's worldwide bestselling series featuring Detective Alex Cross

Detective Alex Cross is back to solve the most baffling and terrifying case of his career

Alex Cross’s niece, Naomi, is missing. Cross fears the disappearance could be linked to a string of recent abductions and murders. Two brilliant and twisted killers, operating on opposite sides of the country, are collaborating and competing, encouraging each other to perpetrate increasingly horrific crimes.

Cross must hunt down these two brutal masterminds – not only to rescue his niece, but also to save the lives of the many others still in danger…

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Also by James Patterson

The People vs. Alex Cross
Haunted
Fifty Fifty
The Store
16th Seduction
Murder Games
Middle School: Million-Dollar Mess Down Under
Cross the Line
Jack and Jill
Two from the Heart
Never Never
Laugh Out Loud
Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
The Black Book
I Funny: Around the World
Private Princess
NYPD Red 5
Middle School: From Hero to Zero
Treasure Hunters: Quest for the City of Gold
17th Suspect
Manhunt
Kill and Tell
Avalanche
Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life is a Joke

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