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Deadly Cross / James Patterson.

By: Patterson, James, 1947-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Patterson, James, Alex Cross series: 28.Publisher: London : Century, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: 403, 8 pages : maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text | cartographic image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781780899497 (paperback).Subject(s): Police -- Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction | Cross, Alex (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | African American detectives -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Washington (D.C.) -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction. DDC classification: 813.54 Summary: A scandalous double homicide in the nation's capital opens the psychological case files on Detective Alex Cross. Until Kay Willingham's shocking murder inside a luxury limousine, the Georgetown socialite, philanthropist, and ex-wife of the sitting vice-president led a public life. Yet few, including her onetime psychologist, had any inkling of Kay's troubled past in the Deep South. Murdered alongside her is Randall Christopher, a respected educator whose political ambitions may have endangered both their lives. While John Sampson of DC Metro Police tracks Randall's final movements, Alex Cross and FBI Special Agent Ned Mahoney travel to Alabama to investigate Kay's early years. They discover that although Kay had many enemies, all of them needed her alive. Alex is left without a viable suspect, even as he faces a desperate choice between breaking a trust and losing his way, as a detective, and as the protector of his family.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

A scandalous double homicide opens the psychological case files on Alex Cross . . . <br> <br> When a glamorous socialite and high school principal are found murdered, lying half naked in a car, the shocking double homicide dominates tabloid headlines. Kay Willingham was a well-known philanthropist and ex-wife of the US vice president. Randall Christopher was a respected educator with political ambitions, as well as a wife and family.<br> <br> Alex Cross knew both victims well. Especially Kay, who had been his patient once. And maybe more. Cross is left grieving, questioning who would want them dead, and why.<br> <br> While Cross's former Metro Homicide partner John Sampson tracks Christopher's final movements, Cross and FBI Special Agent Ned Mahoney travel to Alabama to investigate Kay's past. They discover that although Kay had many enemies, none of them had a full motive.<br> <br> In a world of trouble, corruption, and secrets, Cross is left facing a desperate choice between breaking a trust and losing his way . . .<br> <br> 'Alex Cross is a legend.' Harlan Coben

Includes an excerpt from The Russian by James Patterson & James O. Born.

A scandalous double homicide in the nation's capital opens the psychological case files on Detective Alex Cross. Until Kay Willingham's shocking murder inside a luxury limousine, the Georgetown socialite, philanthropist, and ex-wife of the sitting vice-president led a public life. Yet few, including her onetime psychologist, had any inkling of Kay's troubled past in the Deep South. Murdered alongside her is Randall Christopher, a respected educator whose political ambitions may have endangered both their lives. While John Sampson of DC Metro Police tracks Randall's final movements, Alex Cross and FBI Special Agent Ned Mahoney travel to Alabama to investigate Kay's early years. They discover that although Kay had many enemies, all of them needed her alive. Alex is left without a viable suspect, even as he faces a desperate choice between breaking a trust and losing his way, as a detective, and as the protector of his family.