Jack & Jill

Jack & Jill

A Novel

Book - 1997
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Join Alex Cross in a heart-stopping thrill ride as he pieces together the clues of two gruesome murders. Will he find the killers in time?

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 attends. 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?

A relentless roller coaster of heart-pounding suspense and jolting plot twists, Jack and Jill proves that no one can write a more compelling thriller than James Patterson, the master of the nonstop nightmare.

Baker & Taylor
Washington, D.C., homicide detective Alex Cross is called in to find a connection between the murder of a controversial U.S. senator, found dead in his bed, and the murder of a beautiful little girl on the other side of town. Reissue.

& 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: 9780446604802
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.

May 28, 2016

Alex Bennet - Book 3

Aug 21, 2015

excellent lots of great twists like always blew my mind

Jul 24, 2015

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

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.

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.

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.

Mar 08, 2011

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

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