Criss Cross (Alex Cross, #27)

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  • Hardcover
  • 400 pages
  • Criss Cross (Alex Cross, #27)
  • James Patterson
  • English
  • 01 July 2017
  • 0316526886

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Criss Cross (Alex Cross, #27) A killer with all the skills of a master detective has made Alex Cross the subject of his deranged investigation In a Virginia penitentiary, Alex Cross and his partner, John Sampson, witness the execution of a killer they helped convict Hours later, they are called to the scene of a copycat crime A note signed M rests on the corpseYou messed up big time, Dr CrossWas an innocent man just put to death Alex soon realizes he may have much to answer for, as M lures the detective out of the capital to the sites of multiple homicides, all marked with distressingly familiar details details that conjure up decades old cases Details that conjure up Cross family secrets Details that make clear that M is after a prize so dear that were the killer to attain it Alex s heart would no longer have reason to beat. Download Criss Cross (Alex Cross, #27) by James Patterson – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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14 thoughts on “Criss Cross (Alex Cross, #27)

  1. Paromjit says:

    James Patterson s long running Alex Cross series is one I have dipped in and out of through the years and enjoyed, this is the 27th in the series, set in Washington DC, which takes Cross back to traumatic cases in his past It opens with Cross at the Greensville Correction Centre, a high security prison in Virginia, to witness the execution of Michael Mikey Edgerton, a upsetting and unsettling experience as he chooses to die on the electric chair He continues to claim his innocence, his wealt James Patterson s long running Alex Cross series is one I have dipped in and out of through the years and enjoyed, this is the 27th in the series, set in Washington DC, which takes Cross back to traumatic cases in his past It opens with Cross at the Greensville Correction Centre, a high security prison in Virginia, to witness the execution of Michael Mikey Edgerton, a upsetting and unsettling experience as he chooses to die on the electric chair He continues to claim his innocence, his wealthy family are present, and vow vengeance on Cross Cross, whilst disturbed by the whole sorry affair, has no doubts of Mikey s guilt, certain he is responsible for many murders Barely a few hours later, Cross and John Samps...

  2. Natalie says:

    This book was sent to me to read and review in exchange for an honest review via netgalley and the publishers.Alex Cross goes through a really gruelling time in this book from witnessing an execution to having to revisit past cases and events from the resurfacing of someone who has been taunting him for years the mysterious M.A fast paced story full of action, this book was fantastic from start to finish Everytime I thought I had M figured out the book twisted and I had to This book was sent to me to read and review in exchange for an honest review via netgalley and the publishers.Alex Cross goes through a really gruelling time in this book from witnessing an execution to having to revisit past cases and events from the resurfacing of someone who has been taunting him for years the mysterious ...

  3. Lou says:

    Criss Cross is the twenty seventh instalment to feature psychologist, police force and FBI consultant Dr Alex Cross, and I am amazed at how the series continues to go from strength to strength The plotline is very much ripped from today s headlines terrifyingly a convicted killer and serial rapist Mikey Edgerton who was handed the death penalty as punishment has just been executed when a murder using his very modus operandi occurs Is someone taunting the police to make sure they know they got Criss Cross is the twenty seventh instalment to feature psychologist, police force and FBI consultant Dr Alex Cross, and I am amazed at how the series continues to go from strength to strength The plotline is very much ripped from today s headlines terrifyingly a convicted killer and serial rapist Mikey Edgerton who was handed the death penalty as punishment has just been executed when a murder using his very modus operandi occurs Is someone taunting the police to make sure they know they got the wrong man and he is still free ...

  4. Elaine Tomasso says:

    I would like to thank Netgalley and Random House UK, Cornerstone for an advance copy of Criss Cross, the twenty seventh novel to feature psychologist Dr Alex Cross, consultant to the FBI and Washington DC Police Dept.Hours after watching Mikey Edgerton executed for serial rape and murder Alex Coss is called out to a copycat murder Has he made a mistake or is thereto it A note from the mysterious M who has been contacting him for years would suggest so As M ramps up his campa I would like to thank Netgalley and Random House UK, Cornerstone for an advance copy of Criss Cross, the twenty seventh novel to feature psychologist Dr Alex Cross, consultant to the FBI and Washington DC Police Dept.Hours after watching Mikey Edgerton executed for serial rape and murder Alex Coss is called out to a copycat murder Has he made a mistake or is thereto it A note from the mysterious M who has been contacting him for years would suggest so As M ramps up his campaign it would seem that everything Alex Cross holds dear is under threat.I thoroughly enjoyed Criss Cross which, as ever, is a high octane thriller with several twists and what seems like action in every chapter Obviously the reader has to park their scepticism about realism, like how M could know so much and be so flawless in his planning and execution, on page one and go with the flow It s worth it as this is an exciting read that seems to fly by It...

  5. Priya Shrinath says:

    My full review is up on my blog You messed up big time, but don t sweat it, Dr.Cross , it read and signed my M.Criss Cross features Dr Alex Cross going through a really tough time as the killer who calls himself M pushes Cross very hard into his past Cross has to witness a gruesome electric chair execution of the killer he had put behind bars and face accusations from the family Just when he assumes that the killer is gone for good, there occurs a series of murders wi My full review is up on my blog You messed up big time, but don t sweat it, Dr.Cross , it read and signed my M.Criss Cross features Dr Alex Cross going through a really tough time as the killer who calls himself M pushes Cross very hard into his past Cross has to witness a gruesome electric chair execution of the killer he had put behind bars and face accusations from the family Just when he assumes that the killer is gone for good, there occurs a series of murders with letters addressed to Cross, signed by M, the killer What follows is a game of hide and seek that s been haunting Cross for 12 long years apparently and he cannot avoid going through some of the worst and cruel cases of his career It s not a pleasant journey as some crime scenes are pretty gruesome and impossible to guess what s going to happen next or why the killer plays such sick games with ...

  6. Karen Barber says:

    After a pretty gruesome start where Cross has to witness the electric chair execution of the man they convicted of a series of killings, another body is found with a message from M Suddenly we re back into a very dangerous scenarioThere s no doubt that this M is involved in some unpleasant stuff He is managing to manipulate events and it seems to be for one purpose only to get Cross involved.As expected, there s a fair amount of graphic violence and some pretty tense misdirect After a pretty gruesome start where Cross has to witness the electric chair execution of the man they convicted of a series of killings, another body is found with a message from M Suddenly we re back into a very dangerous scenarioThere s no doubt that this M is involved in some unpleasant stuff He is managing to manipulate events and it seems to be for one purpose only to get Cross involved.As expected, there s a fair amount of graphic violence and some pr...

  7. Sue Plant says:

    would like to thank netgalley and the publisher for letting me read this bookhave to say i was a bit disappointed with this oneit felt like an overview of his life in his work and his family, every so often we would get a better glimpse but that would be allskimmed over versionbut i like cross the family man and this just wasnt enough time with anyone..even when the crisis happened i would think that all family members would be there and there wasntit just touche would like to thank netgalley and the publisher for letting me read this bookhave to say i was a bit disappointed with this oneit felt like an overview of his life in his work and his family, every so often we would get a better glimpse but that would be allskimmed over versionbut i like cross the family man and this just wasnt enough time with anyone..even when the crisis happened i would think that all family members would be there and there wasntit just touched on base that was about allbut after years of writ...

  8. Sharon says:

    This is book 27 in the Alex Cross series I have followed the series right from book 1 up to about book 22 when it felt like the series was getting a bit stale I loved the early Alex Cross books but it did begin to feel that as the series went on the stories were becoming the same as the previous one I saw this one and thought I d revisit Alex and see if being away from this series for a while would make a difference I have to admit the story was very similar to other Alex Cross This is book 27 in the Alex Cross series I have followed the series right from book 1 up to about book 22 when it felt like the series was getting a bit stale I loved the early Alex Cross books but it did begin to feel that as the series went on the stories were becoming the same as the previous one I saw this one and thought I d revisit Alex and see if being away from this series for a while would make a difference I have to admit the story was very similar to other Alex Cross books I ve read before, but I suppose that s the nature of this genre there is only so many different topics you can cover It was however, really nice to be back in the bosom of the Cross household and nice to see that Nana is still fussing over everyone, Alex and Bree are still together and Alex s children are growing up fast The storyline, as is usual with this author s books, was fast paced, short chapters and lots of cliff hangers It was also particularly gruesome with bodies piling up not always in w...

  9. Nic says:

    this is an ok book I think if I hadn t read previous books by the author I would have enjoyed it .But for me it s a bit of same old same old Someone getting the better of Alex His family at risk How is nana mama still going Anyway it was enjoyable enough but didn t blow me away sorry this is an ok book I think if I hadn t read previous books by the author I would have enjoyed it...

  10. Joanne Cartwright says:

    Alex Cross never disappoints As a long term fan I am always keen to read the latest Cross book and this one is fantastic Thought to have been executed for his crimes, witnessed by Cross, but hours later seeming to rise from the dead and kill again as a murder occurs with a note from M left on the corpse.Ever elusive but always there, in the background and threatening Cross and his family, M continues to evade detection Meanwhile old cases, previously solved or were they cro Alex Cross never disappoints As a long term fan I am always keen to read the latest Cross book and this one is fantastic Thought to have been executed for his crimes, witnessed by Cross, but hours later seeming to rise from the dead and kill again as a murder occurs with a note from M left on the corpse.Ever elusive but always there, in the background and threatening Cross and his family, M continues to evade detection Meanwhile old cases, previously sol...

  11. Kath says:

    3.5 stars.This is the 27th book in this very successful series and, although I do admit that I haven t read them all, I have read enough of them that I understood the main background necessary to read this latest offering We open with Alex and John Sampson attending the execution of Mikey Edgerton for the crimes that they previously solved On his deathbed chair he still protests his innocence and encourages his family to avenge him, but Cross and Sampson are convinced otherwise But th 3.5 stars.This is the 27th book in this very successful series and, although I do admit that I haven t read them all, I have read enough of them that I understood the main background necessary to read this latest offering We open with Alex and John Sampson attending the execution of Mikey Edgerton for the crimes that they previously solved On his deathbed chair he still protests his innocence and encourages his family to avenge him, but Cross and Sampson are convinced otherwise But the dust hasn t finished settling on this episode when Cross and Sampson are called to the scene of a fresh murder A very familiar scene is in front of them, along with a note ...

  12. Liz Mistry says:

    Book Review Criss Cross by James Patterson, the 27th book in the series and in this one perhaps the past comes back to haunt Alex.James Patterson is one of the most prolific writers in the world and I remember his first few Alex Cross books with warmth They were stunnigly written with real attention to the psychological state of the villains Over the years I have dipped in and out of the Cross novels, secure in the knowledge that Alex and his family will welcome me back with open arms a Book Review Criss Cross by James Patterson, the 27th book in the series and in this one perhaps the past comes back to haunt Alex.James Patterson is one of the most prolific writers in the world and I remember his first few Alex Cross books with warmth They were stunnigly written with real attention to the psychological state of the villains Over the years I have dipped in and out of the Cross novels, secure in the knowledge that Alex and his family will welcome me back with open arms and some of Nana Mama s wonderful chicken.BlurbCould a ghost from his past take everything away from Alex Cross Mere hours after witnessing the execution of a killer he helped put behind bars, Alex Cross is called to the scene of a copycat murder A note signed M rests on the corpse You messed up big time, Dr Cros...

  13. Harmony Kent says:

    Many thanks to NeGalley and Random House for an ARC of this book.The terrible formatting on this advanced review copy made reading incredibly difficult So many paragraphs lacked spaces completely, so that all the words ran into one another for line after line, meaning IfirsthadtodecipherwhatthewordswerebeforeIcould read the actual story I m sure my example shows the point Annoying, frustrating, and utterly ridiculous What s the point of sending out advanced review copies if the Many thanks to NeGalley and Random House for an ARC of this book.The terrible formatting on this advanced review copy made reading incredibly difficult So many paragraphs lacked spaces completely, so that all the words ran into one another for line after line, meaning IfirsthadtodecipherwhatthewordswerebeforeIcould read the actual story I m sure my example shows the point Annoying, frustrating, and utterly ridiculous What s the point of sending out advanced review copies if the reviewers can t actually read the book Okay, rant over on t...

  14. Laura says:

    Michael Edgerton has always maintained that he was innocent, framed by Dectective Alex Cross and the other investigators of his case When Cross and his partner attend Edgerton s execution they are hoping that they can finally put the case behind them When a body turns up killed in the same way Edgerton killed his victims, and with a note signed by the mysterious M, Cross realises that this nightmare is only just beginning.I ve been following the Alex Cross novels for a long time, I Michael Edgerton has always maintained that he was innocent, framed by Dectective Alex Cross and the other investigators of his case When Cross and his partner attend Edgerton s execution they are hoping that they can finally put the case behind them When a body turns up killed in the same way Edgerton killed his victims, and with a note signed by the mysterious M, Cross realises that this nightmare is only just beginning.I ve been following the Alex Cross novels for a long time, I think I ve read all but the one before this, so Cross and his family and friends are characters that are well cemented into my...