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    DescriptionIn this heart-pounding new thriller, Detective Alex Cross pursues the most brilliant killer he's ever confronted, a mysterious criminal who calls himself the Mastermind. In a series of crimes that has stunned Washington, D.C., bank robbers have been killing bank employees and their families if the robbers' instructions are not followed to the letter. Alex Cross knows this is no ordinary criminal-the pathological need for control and perfection is too great. Cross is in the midst of a crisis at home-but the case becomes all-consuming as he learns that the Mastermind is plotting one huge, last, perfect crime...


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    Title
    Roses Are Red
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Patterson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 104 mm
    Height: 170 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780446605489
    ISBN 10: 0446605484
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    DC21: 813.54
    BIC subject category V2: FF, FA
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FH
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PS
    DC22: FIC
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    B&T General Subject: 550
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 75
    Libri: AMER3730, ENGM1020
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    Ingram Subject Code: FP
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDATL, GEOG/DCOLUM
    BISAC V2.8: FIC025000
    Ingram Theme: DEMO/URBAN
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC022020
    Ingram Theme: LOCL/DCWASH
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC031000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: FB, FH, FFP
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Publisher
    Time Warner Trade Publishing
    Imprint name
    Warner Books Inc
    Publication date
    29 December 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    James Patterson has had more "New York Times" bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to "Guinness World Records." Since his first novel won the Edgar Award in 1977 James Patterson's books have sold more than 240 million copies. He is the author of the Alex Cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twenty-five years, including "Kiss the Girls "and "Along Came a Spider." Mr. Patterson also writes the bestselling Women's Murder Club novels, set in San Francisco, and the top-selling New York detective series of all time, featuring Detective Michael Bennett. He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.
    Review quote
    "Patterson does everything but stick our finger in a light socket to give us a buzz".-- The New York Times
    Back cover copy
    THE SPECTACULAR EIGHTH #1 BESTSELLER BY THE AUTHOR OF POP GOES THE WEASEL#1 Washington Post#1 Publishers Weekly#1 Wall Street Journal#1 Chicago Tribune#1 Entertainment Weekly#1 Philadelphia InquirerIn this heart-pounding new thriller, Detective Alex Cross pursues the most brilliant killer he's ever confronted, a mysterious criminal who calls himself the Mastermind. In a series of crimes that has stunned Washington, D.C., bank robbers have been killing bank employees and their families if the robbers' instructions are not followed to the letter. Alex Cross knows this is no ordinary criminal -- the pathological need for control and perfection is too great. Cross is in the midst of a crisis at home -- but the case becomes all-consuming as he learns that the Mastermind is plotting one huge, last, perfect crime...
    Flap copy
    The Mastermind orchestrates a series of bank robberies that are notable for their precise demands-and their explosive violence when demands are not met excatly. Detective Alex Cross takes on the case and recognizes that a particular kind of criminal mind is at work. Cross's investigation gets under the Mastermind's skin, and he makes it his personal goal to take revenge on Cross and his entire team. Amidst all this, Cross's relationship with his girlfriend Christine is falling apart, and his beloved daughter Jannie is hospitalized with unexplained seizures. The pressure riseson every front, culminating in a shocking and explosive climax.