Along Came a Spider

Along Came a Spider

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When nine-year-old Maggie Rose and her best friend, Michael Goldberg, are kidnapped from their exclusive school in Washington, DC, it is clear this is not an ordinary case. Maggie's mother is a superstar actress, and Michael's father is Secretary of the Treasury. Together Alex Cross, deputy chief of detectives, and Jezzie Flanagan, supervisor in the Secret Service, must race to save the children.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 528 pages
  • 101.6 x 167.64 x 35.56mm | 294.83g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Prebound edition
  • Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0785734783
  • 9780785734789
  • 522,371

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ALONG CAME A SPIDER begins with the double kidnapping of the daughter of a famous Hollywood actress and the young son of the secretary of the treasury. And that's only the beginning! Gary Soneji is a murderous serial kidnapper who wants to commit the crime of the century. Alex Cross is the brilliant homicide detective pitted against him. Jezzie Flanagan is the female supervisor of the Secret Service who completes one of the most unusual suspense triangles in any thriller you have ever read.
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The New York Daily News says:

"James Patterson is to suspense what Danielle Steel is to romance".
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332,430 ratings
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2 3% (11,388)
1 1% (4,514)
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