James Patterson


JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past decade – the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club and Detective Michael Bennett 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. In 2010, he was voted Author of the Year at the Children's Choice Book Awards in New York.

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Random House New Zealand has launched a new Crime & Thrillers website that will showcase a wide spectrum of crime fiction and true crime titles. Find the latest crime fiction news, debut authors, author interviews and much more. 

Feb 26

James Patterson Masterclass

by Random House NZ on 26 February 2014

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

Books by James Patterson