Book Review of Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross, Bk 1)

Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross, Bk 1)
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What a long, dark, dreary novel. It was less of a page-turner than well-written true crime, not as well-written as either of the last two books I've finished, and I never felt as if I got to know Alex Cross, despite the first-person narration. I won't continue with this series, though the back-of-the-book excerpt from Patterson's 1st to Die was intriguing.