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

So the first thing we're gonna do," I told him, "is push you off the roof.

That was the funniest thing I'd heard in days. You're kidding, right? PLEASE tell me you have a stronger motive for me than 'fair is fair.' Life isn't FAIR, Dean....Nothing is fair, EVER. That's the stupidest thing I've ever heard. I need to help you because FAIR IS FAIR? Try, 'I need you to help me so I won't rip out your spine and beat you with it.' I MIGHT respond to that. MAYBE.

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)

Walking over to Iggy, he poked him with his shoe. "Does anysing on you vork properly?" Iggy rubbed his forehead with one hand. "Well, I have a highly developed sense of irony." Ter Borscht tsked. "You are a liability to your group. I assume you alvays hold onto someone's shirt, yes? Following dem closely?" "Only when I'm trying to steal their dessert," Iggy said truthfully.

What are they teaching these thugs? -Why are there so many of them? -What is the Institute for Higher Aeronautics? -How many of the are there? There are only six of us! Why? -Why is DC public transportation so weird? -Why don't we mug those Eraser goons for money more often? -Fang's Blog

When did they start coming after you?? ?Was it?was it after the oil- slick Hummer crash?? the Gasman asked Iggy tentatively. My eyes widened. Oil-slick Hummer crash? Iggy rubbed his chin, thinking. ?Or maybe it was more---after the bomb,? the Gasman said in a low voice, looking down. ?I think it was the bomb,? Iggy agreed. ?That definitely seemed to tick them off.? ?Bomb?? I asked incredulously.

World Destruction, Peace Love, Lost In Translation

You know, I guess I just don't like to talk a lot about sad things. Now you know my flaw. What good does it do to talk about sad things in the past?

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 there you have it, the extent of my charms: brown hair and eyes like unbarfed chocolate. I'm a lucky girl." -Max

That'd be just what I need: a rash of car thefts across America, committed by dedicated readers.

The vampire underworld is much larger than most people could imagine. It exists in all the cities mentioned in the book, but also in many, many more. Teenagers, especially, seem to like to act out vampire fantasies.

They call me, The Sharkalator.

WARNING: If you dare to read this story, you become part of the Experiment.

What are we but our stories?

When I wanted information, it was silent; when I didn't want to hear from it, it got chatty. It was alost as irritating as Fang.

Yeah sure,why not?"i said,making a mental note to get a good look at his wings. For all I knew, they were remote-controlled and duct taped to his back.? -max

You know, when you're right, that's all you get to be.

You're lying through your fangs," Iggy accused. Fang tried to play innocent--but "innocent Fang" is an oxymoron, so it didn't work.

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American Author known for his novels about fictional psychologist Alex Cross