Detective Alex Cross meets his match in this heart-pounding national bestseller, when he pursues the Mastermind, the most brilliant killer he's ever confronted. Bank robbers have been killing Washington, D.C. bank employees and their families when the robbers' instructions are not followed to the letter. Cross takes the case, certain it's no ordinary bank robber at work.
...In 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...
James Patterson is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of many books, including the blockbuster series MAXIMUM RIDE. More than 100 million of his books are in print around the world, making him one of the top-selling writers of all time.