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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Sundown had bloodied the horizon over the uneven rooftops of South Boston. Birds were perched on every roof and seemed to be watching the girl walking slowly below. - Cradle and All

The next morning, fang and i broke up. Now let me get this straight, I broke up with him a split second after he broke up with me.

There's nothing more annoying than cold logic and reason when you've got a good fit going.

Ultimately, a great thriller is a roller coaster ride. I like to think that's a promise I have never failed to keep, and one that I'd say has served my books well.

Well, it's like I have a GPS inside me," I told them. "One of the talking ones. I tell it where I want to go, and it tells me, Go twenty miles, turn left, take Exit Ninety-fourm and so one. It can be pretty bossy, frankly. Their eyes widened. "Really?" said one. No you idiot," I said in disgust. "I don't know how it works. I just know it has an unfailing ability to point me in the opposite direction of a bunch of boneheads.

What, eBay isn't good enough for us?

Why would you let [the TV audiences] build a habit of going to the cable networks? So I think they've obviously smartened up now, and they're not giving the summer to cable anymore.

You could lock the Gasman in a padded cell with some dental floss and a bowl of Jell-O, and he'd find a way to make something to explode.

You're a diabolical little pyro, aren't you? He blushed modestly.

Guess they forgot to program us with any respect for authority." "well, I have a highly developed sense of irony.

Hi, Max," she said, pushing her shades up onto her curls. "I hope your wearing sunscreen," i said, ?your gonna have hella wrinkles by the time your ten.? ?Want some daiquiri?? she offered, pointing at a blender. ?Is it traitor flavored?? I asked.

I couldn?t leave Total behind.? ?Total?? Iggy asked. ?That?s what his card said,? Angel explained. ?Totally a mutant dog who will probably turn on us and kill us in our sleep,? Fang said.

I feel like, like pudding," Iggy groaned. "Pudding with nerve endings. Pudding in great pain.

I knew my transformation was complete when Dr. Keyes asked, "How are you feeling today, Tandy?" and I responded "I'm not

I never read detective novels. I started out in graduate school writing a more serious book. Right around that time I read 'The Day of the Jackal' and 'The Exorcist'. I hadn't read a lot of commercial fiction, and I liked them.

I vill destroy de snickers bar!" Gazzy (The Gas Man)

I'd been told that he had been created-literally created-just for me,as my "perfect other half." Let me tell you-if Dylan was my perfect other half, then i needed to give my first half a seriouis look-see.

Iggy?s spine tightened, his face like ice. When he?d been at the School, they?d tried to surgically enhance his night vision. Now he was blind forever. Oops.

In a manner of speaking. As we intend for you to found a dynasty. And that dynasty will rule society until it has progressed enough to-" "Overthrow the dynasty in a revolutionary, blood filled coup!" Iggy said eagerly. We all looked at him. "Just saying." He sheepishly took a bite of cookie.

It?s, like, a safety bomb.? -Iggy

Keep this in mind: there are no coincidences.

Lots of women are gifting themselves with diamonds for their right hand.

My choices were to either give in and let them kill all of us or fight back with everything I had. I chose the second one, ?cause I?m just funny that way.

Oh great. Yoda captured us.

Pain is a message, and you can choose to ignore that message.

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American Author known for his novels about fictional psychologist Alex Cross