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I, Alex Cross

By James Patterson

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Can Alex go live on his so much chilling - and private - case ever? Pulled out of a kinfolk party, Detective Alex move will get lousy information: A liked relative has been discovered brutally murdered. Vowing to seize the killer, he quick learns that she was once combined up in a single of Washington, D.C.'s wildest scenes. and he or she used to be now not this killer's merely sufferer . . .

The hunt for the assassin leads Alex and his female friend, Detective Brianna Stone, to a spot the place each fable is feasible, when you've got the credentials to get in. quickly they confront a few extremely important, very safe, and intensely risky those who will do whatever to maintain their secrets and techniques secure. As Alex closes in at the killer, he discovers facts that issues to the unbelievable - a revelation that can rock the total international.

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Bree, do you be mindful the evening of my birthday? ” I requested her. “Sure,” she stated, a bit pressured. “When every thing begun. the entire gunk. That’s the evening you first heard approximately Caroline. ” “And up until eventually that mobile name from Davies, it was once imagined to be the evening I requested you to marry me. So if we can’t have that again, I’d say right away is simply approximately ideal. Will you marry me, Bree? i like you rather a lot I can’t stand it. ” The wind kicked up, and he or she reached inside of my coat to place her palms round me. Then we kissed for a very long time. “I love you too,” Bree whispered. “Then definite, Alex,” she eventually stated. “I do love you a lot. definite to you. definite in your outstanding family—” “Our impressive family,” I acknowledged, and kissed her back. She nodded, shut in opposed to me, shutting out the chilly. “Yes to it all. ” bankruptcy 117 WE CELEBRATED back that evening, Szechuan takeout this time, after which a bottle of champagne with Sampson and Billie over on the apartment to listen to the large information. nobody might have been extra excited than i used to be, yet Sampson and Billie got here lovely shut. I didn’t listen a unmarried crack approximately how loopy Bree was once for marrying me. a lot later, we have been mendacity in bed—just Bree and me, that is—and already speaking a couple of summer season marriage ceremony, while my cellphone rang within the nightstand. “No, no, no. ” I pulled a pillow over my head. “This is my New Year’s answer. not more telephones. might be ever. ” We have been either due again at paintings the following morning—but that wasn’t for an additional 8 hours. “Sweetie”—Bree climbed over me to take the telephone out of the drawer—“I’m marrying a cop. law enforcement officials resolution their calls. recover from it. ” She passed it to me with one other kiss and rolled off back. “Alex Cross,” I stated. “I desired to be one of the first to congratulate you, Alex. You and Bree. What a contented finishing this is often. ” I sat up. The voice wasn’t simply favourite. It was once a stone-cold reside nightmare. lots of the global knew Kyle Craig because the Mastermind. I knew him as an outdated good friend who used to be now my worst enemy. “Kyle, why are you actually calling me? ” “I’m bored, Alex. not anyone performs with me how you do. not anyone understands me such as you do. may be a great time for a few extra enjoyable. simply the 2 folks. ” “I don’t imagine we outline that be aware within the related way,” I acknowledged. He laughed softly. “I’m definite you’re correct. in addition to, even i will be able to see you wish a bit holiday after Zeus. think of it my marriage ceremony current to you. simply don’t get too cozy, my good friend. not anything lasts perpetually. yet then, you already knew that, didn’t you? All my most sensible needs to Bree, to Nana, and naturally the youngsters. And Alex—here’s to enjoyable. ” Alex move will get married—and Kyle Craig is again. For an excerpt from the following Alex pass novel, flip the web page. THE LEAD tale in my lifestyles nowadays used to be Bree—Brianna Stone, often called the Rock at Metro Police. And, sure, she used to be all of that—solid, profound, attractive. She’d develop into part of my existence to the purpose the place I couldn’t think it with out her anymore. issues hadn’t been this sane and balanced for me in years. after all, it didn’t harm that murder at Metro was once so quiet in recent times.

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