Kill Alex Cross - Alex Cross, Bk 18 Author:James Patterson The President's son and daughter are abducted, and Detective Alex Cross is one of the first on the scene. But someone very high-up is using the FBI, Secret Service, and CIA to keep him off the case and in the dark. A deadly contagion in the water supply cripples half of the capital, and Alex discovers that someone may be about to unleash the... more » most devastating attack the United States has ever experienced. As his window for solving both crimes narrows, Alex makes a desperate decision that goes against everything he believes--one that may alter the fate of the entire country. KILL ALEX CROSS is faster, more exciting, and more tightly wound than any Alex Cross thriller James Patterson has ever written!« less
When I was almost to end of book it had so far had nothing to do with killing Alex. Poor title choice, in my opinion. And it felt like 3/4's of the way through the story, Patterson decided he'd written enough pages so just hurried up and ended the major mystery in the book. He tied up most of the loose ends before finishing, but it just seemed rushed to me-- yep, poorly written as I've heard lots of reviewers say of Patterson's later attempts.
Detective Alex Cross is one of the first on the scene of the biggest case he's ever been part of. The President's son and daughter have been abducted from their school. Alex does everything he can but is shunted to the fringes of the investigation.
A deadly contagion in the DC water supply threatens to cripple the capital, and Alex sees the looming shape of the most devastating attack the United States has ever experienced.
With each hour that passes, the chance of finding the children alive diminishes. In an emotional private meeting, the First Lady asks Alex to please save her kids. Even the highest security clearance doesn't get him any closer to the kidnapper - and Alex makes a desperate decision that goes against everything he believes. Kill Alex Cross is the most gripping Alex Cross novel James Patterson has ever written.