James Patterson


JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past decade – the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club and Detective Michael Bennett novels – and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.



James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books specifically for young readers. James is a founding partner of Booktrust's Children's Reading Fund in the UK. In 2010, he was voted Author of the Year at the Children's Choice Book Awards in New York.

Author Lives In: USA

News and Blog

The release of James Patterson’s latest thriller, HOPE TO DIE is the mind blowing sequel to CROSS MY HEART! Before you immerse yourself in the latest case, brush up on all things Alex Cross, with a brief bio and overview of his previous five cases.

Cheryl Akle, host of The Book Circle launches a new website Better Reading, to address the three barriers to reading: choice, price and time.  Find out which books she recommends for November.

Books by James Patterson