Pop Goes The Weasel - Alex Cross, Bk 5 Author:James Patterson Detective Alex Cross is back - and he's in love. But his happiness is threatened by a series of chilling murders in Washington D.C., murders with a pattern so twisted, it leaves investigators reeling. Cross's ingenious pursuit of the killer produces a suspect - a British diplomat named Geoffrey Shafer. But proving that Shafer is the murderer bec... more »omes a potentially deadly task. As the diplomat engages in a brilliant series of surprising countermoves, in and out of the courtroom, Alex and his fiancee become hopelessly entangled with the most memorable nemesis Alex Cross has ever faced.« less
"Pop Goes the Weasel" is one of the best of the Alex Cross series yet. I'm a long-time fan of James Patterson and own a lot of his books. I have always liked the Alex Cross series and am always searching for every last book that James Patterson puts out on it. "Pop goes the Weasel" was not only a good suspense thriller but it kept you on your toes at all times. One of those books that is hard to put down...I enjoyed the plot and the characters in it. Geoffrey Shafer is one of the craftiest killers yet. And Alex is Alex trying to balance his work life with his personal life.