'It is told with a ferocious power and emotion that is quite impossible to ignore' Daily Mail 'Fast-paced and action-packed' i paperThe charges: explosiveAlex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law - until now. Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis Gary Soneji in cold blood, Cross is being turned into the poster child for trigger-happy cops who think they're above the law. Cross knows it was self-defence. But will a jury see it that way? The evidence: shockingAs Cross fights for his freedom, his former partner John Sampson brings him a gruesome video tied to the mysterious disappearances of several young girls. Despite his suspension from the department, Cross can't say no to Sampson. The illicit investigation leads them to the darkest corners of the Internet, where murder is just another form of entertainment. The People vs. Alex Cross: the trial of the centuryAs the prosecution presents its case, and the nation watches, even those closest to Cross begin to doubt his innocence. If he can't convince his own family, how can he hope to persuade a jury? Although he has everything on the line, Cross will do whatever it takes to stop a dangerous criminal... even if he can't save himself.
James Patterson, Jahrgang 1949, war Chef einer großen New Yorker Werbeagentur. Er ist Autor mehrerer äußerst erfolgreicher Psychothriller. Seine Romane wurden bisher in 27 Sprachen übersetzt . Für sein Erstlingswerk erhielt James Patterson den begehrten Edgar Allan Poe Award. Der Alex-Cross-Roman “...denn zum Küssen sind sie da” wurde mit Morgan Freeman in der Hauptrolle verfilmt. Heute lebt er mit seiner Familie in New York und Florida.