Jack & Jill

Jack & Jill

A Novel

Book - 1997
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In the nation's capital, homicide detective Alex Cross tracks a diabolical killer whose prey ranges from an ordinary little girl to the president. $650,000 ad/promo. Lit Guild Main. Tour.

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In the middle of the night, a controversial U.S. senator is found murdered in bed in his Georgetown pied-a-terre. The police turn up only one clue: a mysterious rhyme signed "Jack and Jill" promising that this is just the beginning. Jack and Jill are out to get the rich and famous, and they will stop at nothing until their fiendish plan is carried out.
Meanwhile, Washington, D.C., homicide detective Alex Cross is called to a murder scene only blocks from his house, far from the corridors of power where he spends his days. The victim: a beautiful little girl, savagely beaten - and deposited in front of the elementary school Cross's son, Damon, attends.
Could there be a connection between the two murders? As Cross tries to put the pieces together, the killer - or killers - strike again. And again. No one in Washington is safe - not children, not politicians, not even the President of the United States. Only Alex Cross has the skills and the courage to crack the case - but will he discover the truth in time?

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& Taylor

In the nation's capital, homicide detective Alex Cross tracks a diabolical killer whose prey ranges from an ordinary little girl to the president

Publisher: Boston ; Little, Brown ; 1997, 1996. New York : Warner Vision Books
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780316693714
0316693715
9780446604802
0446604801
Characteristics: 432 p
Alternative Title: Jack and Jill

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rb3221 Feb 14, 2018

My first Cross novel that I enjoyed very much. The novel revolves around two separate cases, one with two young children savagely murdered close to where Cross live and the second about Jack and Jill killing high profile celebrities. It is a bit slow to develop but once it does, there is lots of action, twists and turns and an intense ending. I also enjoyed Cross's family, Nana and the two kids as it adds some normalcy to his life and some relaxation from the intense plot.

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vhuber
May 28, 2016

Alex Bennet - Book 3

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newfieshawn
Aug 21, 2015

excellent lots of great twists like always blew my mind

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jmartinez44
Jul 24, 2015

Awesome book! I'm in the process of reading the whole series and each one is better than the previous.

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cbalou
Mar 25, 2014

Extremely happy with the Cross Series. I completed this book in 4 days.

B2K2rEaD Jun 14, 2013

Every page is a Thrill
You want to finish each chapter, because the next is goingto be even more enthralling.

nutty7688 May 01, 2013

This one was kind of boring to me, but will continue to read the entire series.

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loudem
May 23, 2012

Good and not so good book. Reads like the movie of the week. Plenty of action, but it feels like a painting by numbers. The overall seems good, but the so many parts ( chapters ) are written ( painted ) inside the lines. I felt it cliched as if I was taken for a ride. The never ending story got on my nerves and in the end there is no conclusion. Great. I’ll have to wait for the SQL. The Jack & Jill 2. Popular books, not so good author.

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hellhoundz666
Oct 24, 2011

nothing beats a good murder story but when there are more than one case and one has a partnership just makes it better.

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blossom21
Mar 08, 2011

A gory but thrilling Patterson story. The master of the non-stop nightmare!

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