James Patterson


JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. Since winning the Edgar™ Award for Best First Novel with The Thomas Berryman Number, his books have sold in excess of 300 million copies worldwide and he has been the most borrowed author in UK libraries for the past eight years in a row. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past two decades – the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club, Detective Michael Bennett and Private 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.

Author Lives In: USA

News and Blog

With the long weekend ahead of us, it’s a terrific time to start a new book. Here are five great crime books we think are perfect for settling into your favourite reading nook with and enjoying some SSR (sustained silent reading) time.

Have you ever wondered what being on tour is really like for an author? We were lucky enough to join International best-selling author James Patterson for a few interviews and  events during his non-stop tour here last week.  Check out a few behind the scenes pictures of James at some of his interviews and events in Sydney and Melbourne.

Books by James Patterson