Mary Mary - Alex Cross, Bk 11 Author:James Patterson Alex Cross travels to Los Angeles to hunt for a killer more brutal and ambitious than he's ever encountered-- a woman who has it in for Hollywood's hottest players. — FBI agent Alex Cross is on vacation with his family at Disneyland when he gets a call from the Director. A well-known actress was shot outside her home in Beverly Hills. Shortly aft... more »erward, an editor for the Los Angeles Times receives an e-mail describing the murder in vivid detail. Alex quickly learns that this is not an isolated incident. The killer, known as Mary Smith, has done this before and plans to kill again.
Right from the beginning, this case is like nothing Alex has ever confronted. Is this the plan of an obsessed fan or a spurned actor, or is it part of something much more frightening? And particularly baffling, how could a woman be capable of these vicious crimes? Members of Hollywood's A-list fear they're next on Mary's list, and the case grows by blockbuster proportions as the LAPD and FBI scramble to find a pattern before Mary can send one more chilling update.« less
Alex Cross is asked to investigate the murder of an actress in Los Angeles, and an email sent to the Los Angeles Times that has details about the murder, signed by Mary Smith. More killings and more emails follow. Alex Cross and the LAPD must find a pattern to these murders before Mary Smith sends another chilling update.
I loved this mystery. It's must better than the last few books in the series.
What a great series! Another Alex Cross episode, and, as all of the others, full of suspense and intrigue. It's great the way Patterson gives you insight into both the personal side of Alex as well as his professional involvements. Another page-turner, I couldn't wait to find out how this one was handled and solved by Alex. I love getting to know the people in Alex Cross's life and see how he deals with the never-ending drama in his children's lives as well as Nana. Great book!!
FBI agent Alex Cross is on vacation with his family in Disneyland when he gets a call fro the director. A top actress has been shot outside her home in Beverly Hills. Shortly afterward, an editor for the Los Angeles Times receives an e-mail recounting the murder in shocking detail, signed Mary Smith. The authorities fear this is only the beginning. More killings follow, and more e-mails arrive immediately after. Mary Smith is targeting Hollywood stars and power brokers, and she is getting better every time. Right from the start, this case is like nothing Alex has ever confronted before. Could this be the plan of an obsessed fan or a spurned actor, or is it part of something much more terrifying? And how could a woman be capable of these vicious crimes? People make enemies easily in Hollywood. To track down a merciless killer, Alex must navigate a world where the stars and players sip San Pellegrino at the Ivy as hopefuls hover around studio gates armed with 8 X 10 glossies. Everyone is desperate for a close-up, but this is one fan Hollywood could do without. Members of the A-list fear they're next on Mary's list, and the case catapults into blockbuster proportions as Cross and the LAPD scramble to find a pattern before Mary can send one more chilling update.