James Patterson, fully James Brendan Patterson

Patterson, fully James Brendan Patterson

American Author known for his novels about fictional psychologist Alex Cross

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You're children. Don't you want a home, a family?" "With, like, vitamin-fortified cereal and educational television?

SITTING TIGHT? Holing up? Waiting for answers? Those are things I'm not good at. Planning a massive attack against mechanical geeky-like things when i was already furious and itching to kill something? Piece o'cake

Tears were dripping onto my dress, but I wasn't making any sound. There was no sound to express thid kind of pain. I didn't want to move, didn't want to do anything. Fang was not waiting for me out in the living room. Tomorrow morning, when I woke up, Fang would still be gone.

The receptionist looked us over, then went back to typing something incredibly urgent?like her r‚sum‚? for another job.

There's nothing more dangerous than then someone trying to act for the greater good.

Um, there's a girl meeting her friend,' he went on. 'Her friend is giving her an ice-cream cone. Oh-it's dripping. Huh. It, uh, dripped on her...chest.' Iggy drew in a hissing breath. It's gonna stain for sure,' the Gasman said. 'That's chocolate.' Hmm,' Fang said, watching, the girl dab at her chest with a paper napkin.

Well, that's an evil smile...

What's so funny 'bout peace, love, and world destruction?

Why, the little Voice inside my head, of course. You mean you don't have one? I did.

You have a memory chip that small implanted in you,? he verified. I nodded, guessing this was somewhat worse than having cooties.

You're just here for the ride. For the incredible, indescribable Maximum Ride. --Max's Voice

Six Seconds should be Rick Mofina's breakout thriller. It moves like a tornado.

Tell me again what we're doing here," I said, running a continuous scan of our surroundings. Fang popped some Cracker Jack into his mouth. "We're here to watch manly men do manly things." I followed Fang's line of sight: He was watching the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, who were not doing manly things, by any stretch of the imagination.

The subject for a lot of non-fiction is very emotional, but if you read it, it's the most boring, dry stuff. I wanted 'Torn Apart' to be extremely accessible and readable.

They [Erasers] were bad fliers," Angel chimed in, "And in their minds, they weren't all kill the mutants, like they usually are. They were like, remember to flap!

Unfortunately, every time someone said ?debriefing,? the entire flock had one image: someone?s tighty-whities disappearing in a flash. We were smothering our giggles, but it was getting harder. Coupled with the whole ?naval this, and naval that,? with its undeniable belly-button connotations, we were essentially turning into a sugar-jacked, sleep-deprived flock of incoherent, silly, recombinant-DNA goofballs. This was not going to end well.

We're famous" Iggy whispered so low that Fang could barely hear him. "So's Swine Flu" Fang whispered back.

When are you going to trust me Max?" asked Fang. "When I go completely bonkers," I laughed.

Witihin seconds the headhunter had lost control of his car and it squealed, sliding sideways right into several other cars. Cool!' said the Gasman.

You know things have gone bad when military marches pass for pop music.

You're lucky if you find something you like to do, and it's a miracle if somebody will pay you to do it.

So Fnick, can I change channel?" Iggy asked. "There's a game on." "Make yourself at home, Figgy." Fang said.

That machine took my money!' I said. 'I must have revenge!

The trick to having obedient, unquestioning children was to have death be the other option

They aren't the brightest crayons in the box -Max(saving the world and other extreme sports)

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American Author known for his novels about fictional psychologist Alex Cross