Cross Justice (Alex Cross, Book 23) by James Patterson

By James Patterson

The hardest instances hit closest to domestic.

Alex pass left his place of birth, and a few lousy relatives tragedies, for a greater existence with Nana Mama in Washington, DC. He hasn't seemed again.

Now his cousin Stefan has been accused of a terrible, unthinkable homicide, and pass drives south with Bree, Nana Mama, Jannie, and Ali to Starksville, North Carolina, for the 1st time in thirty-five years. again domestic, he discovers a as soon as proud neighborhood down on its good fortune, and native citizens who don't welcome him with open hands. As pass steps into his kin domestic, the horrors of his formative years flood back--and he learns that they're not likely over. He brings all his ability to checking out the reality approximately his cousin's case. yet fact is tough to come back by means of in a city the place not anyone feels secure to speak.

Chasing his ghosts takes move down to the sugarcane fields of Florida, the place he will get pulled right into a case that has neighborhood law enforcement officials wanting his type of services: a string of socialite murders with ever extra grisly settings. He's chasing too many free ends--a brutal killer, the reality approximately his personal previous, and justice for his cousin--and anyone of the solutions can be fatal.

In Cross Justice, Alex go confronts the deadliest--and such a lot personal--case of his profession. It's a propulsive, edge-of-your-seat thrill trip that proves you could cross domestic again--but it simply may perhaps kill you.

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Es geht um meinen Test. « Kelly Templeton war immer der Meinung, dass sie eine Sonderbewertung verdient hatte, doch Jenna stimmte ihr selten zu. »Pass auf, Kelly, komm am Montagmorgen zu mir rein, und wir reden darüber, ja? « �Ich kann am Montag zur Mittagspause mit dir reden. « Sie milderte ihre Abfuhr mit einem Lächeln ab. »Du hast zweiundneunzig Punkte bekommen, Kelly. « �Noch acht mehr«, murmelte Kelly. Dann warf sie sich das lange schwarze Haar über die Schulter.  Marshall. « Ohne ein Abschiedswort machte sie kehrt und ging auf die Spindreihe zu.

Ein neuer Laden am Capitol. « Jenna brauchte nicht in ihren Kalender zu sehen, um zu wissen, dass sie nichts vorhatte; Sonntagabend lag sie gewöhnlich um neun mit einem guten Krimi und ihren zwei Hunden im Bett. Aber warum nicht? Vielleicht würde der Abend mit Neds Freund ja wirklich angenehm werden. »Okay. « Sie sah auf die Uhr und verzog das Gesicht. »Mist. Jetzt muss ich mich beeilen. « �Ja. « Casey wandte sich zum Gehen, blieb aber noch einmal stehen. Unsicher sah sie Jenna an. « Etwas in Caseys Miene ließ Jenna verharren.

Steven zuckte die Achseln. »Sie war ein Teenie, Lennie. Die lassen sich eben piercen und tätowieren. « Er deutete auf den Ordner. « �Sie ist auf der Lichtung umgebracht worden. « �Die letzten Wochen war es verdammt trocken«, murmelte Lennie. « Steven beäugte den erkaltenden Kaffee mit plötzlichem Abscheu. »Tja. Todesursache waren wahrscheinlich Messerstiche, aber die Gerichtsmedizin will es nicht beschwören. Es war einfach nicht mehr genug von ihrem Körper da, um es mit Sicherheit sagen zu können.

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