James Patterson

JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. Since winning the Edgar™ Award for Best First Novel with The Thomas Berryman Number, his books have sold in excess of 300 million copies worldwide and he has been the most borrowed author in UK libraries for the past eight years in a row. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past two decades – the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club, Detective Michael Bennett and Private novels – and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.

James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books specifically for young readers. James is a founding partner of Booktrust's Children's Reading Fund in the UK.

Author Lives In: USA

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Michael Joseph, Penguin Random House, announced today it will publish number one Sunday Times and No. 1 international bestselling author Sylvia Day’s One with You, the highly anticipated fifth and final novel in the global blockbuster Crossfire series on April 5, 2016.

Take the James Patterson Masterclass with our overview of his most thrilling crime series' - Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club, Michael Bennet, Private and NYPD Red.

Books by James Patterson