James Patterson Books

James Patterson is a world renowned American author. His full name is James Brendan Patterson and was born on March 22, 1947. He hails from Newburgh, New York in the US. James Patterson writes in various genres ranging from thriller, young adult fiction, comedy, romance to realistic fiction. He has been writing novels from 1976.

Order of Alex Cross Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Along Came A Spider 1992 Description / Buy
2 Kiss the Girls 1995 Description / Buy
3 Jack & Jill 1996 Description / Buy
4 Cat & Mouse 1997 Description / Buy
5 Pop Goes the Weasel 1999 Description / Buy
6 Roses Are Red 2000 Description / Buy
7 Violets Are Blue 2001 Description / Buy
8 Four Blind Mice 2002 Description / Buy
9 The Big Bad Wolf 2003 Description / Buy
10 London Bridges 2004 Description / Buy
11 Mary, Mary 2005 Description / Buy
12 Cross / Alex Cross 2006 Description / Buy
13 Double Cross 2007 Description / Buy
14 Cross Country 2008 Description / Buy
15 I, Alex Cross 2009 Description / Buy
16 Cross Fire 2010 Description / Buy
17 Kill Alex Cross 2011 Description / Buy
18 Alex Cross, Run 2013 Description / Buy
19 Cross My Heart 2013 Description / Buy
20 Hope to Die 2014 Description / Buy
21 Cross Justice 2015 Description / Buy
22 Cross the Line 2016 Description / Buy
23 The People vs. Alex Cross 2017 Description / Buy
24 Target 2018 Description / Buy
25 Criss Cross 2019 Description / Buy
26 Deadly Cross 2020 Description / Buy

Order of Bookshots: Alex Cross

# Read Title Published Details
1 Cross Kill (Short Story) 2016 Description / Buy
2 Detective Cross (Short Story) 2017 Description / Buy

Order of Alex Cross Miscellaneous Books

# Read Title Published Details
1 Alex Cross's Trial 2009 Description / Buy
2 Merry Christmas, Alex Cross 2011 Description / Buy
3 Ali Cross 2019 Description / Buy

Order of Women's Murder Club Series with Andrew Gross, Maxine Paetro

# Read Title Published Details
1 1st to Die 2000 Description / Buy
2 2nd Chance ( With: Andrew Gross) 2002 Description / Buy
3 3rd Degree ( With: Andrew Gross) 2004 Description / Buy
4 4th of July ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2005 Description / Buy
5 The 5th Horseman ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2006 Description / Buy
6 The 6th Target ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2007 Description / Buy
7 7th Heaven ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2008 Description / Buy
8 The 8th Confession ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2009 Description / Buy
9 The 9th Judgment ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2009 Description / Buy
10 10th Anniversary ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2011 Description / Buy
11 11th Hour ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2012 Description / Buy
12 12th of Never ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2013 Description / Buy
13 Unlucky 13 ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2014 Description / Buy
14 14th Deadly Sin ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2015 Description / Buy
15 15th Affair ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2016 Description / Buy
16 16th Seduction ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2017 Description / Buy
17 The 17th Suspect ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2018 Description / Buy
18 The 18th Abduction ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2019 Description / Buy
19 The 19th Christmas ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2019 Description / Buy
20 The 20th Victim ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2020 Description / Buy
21 21st Birthday ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2021 Description / Buy

Order of Bookshots: Women's Murder Club

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Trial (Short Story) 2016 Description / Buy
2 The Medical Examiner 2017 Description / Buy

Order of Amy Cornwall Series with Brendan DuBois

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Cornwalls Are Gone 2019 Description / Buy

Order of Billy Harney / Black Book Series with David Ellis

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Black Book 2017 Description / Buy
2 The Red Book 2021 Description / Buy

Order of Chef Series with Max DiLallo

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Chef 2019 Description / Buy

Order of Bookshots: Chef

# Read Title Published Details
1 Killer Chef (Short Story) 2016 Description / Buy

Order of Confessions Series with Maxine Paetro

# Read Title Published Details
1 Confessions of a Murder Suspect 2012 Description / Buy
2 The Private School Murders 2013 Description / Buy
3 The Paris Mysteries 2014 Description / Buy
4 The Murder of an Angel 2015 Description / Buy

Order of Crazy House Series with Gabrielle Charbonnet

# Read Title Published Details
1 Crazy House 2017 Description / Buy
2 The Fall of Crazy House 2018 Description / Buy

Order of Daniel X Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Dangerous Days of Daniel X ( With: Michael Ledwidge) 2007 Description / Buy
2 Watch the Skies ( With: Ned Rust) 2009 Description / Buy
3 Demons and Druids ( With: Adam Sadler) 2010 Description / Buy
4 Game Over ( With: Ned Rust) 2011 Description / Buy
5 Armageddon ( With: Chris Grabenstein) 2012 Description / Buy
6 Lights Out ( With: Chris Grabenstein) 2015 Description / Buy

Order of Daniel X Graphic Novels Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Alien Hunter ( With: Leopoldo Gout) 2008 Description / Buy
2 Daniel X: The Manga, Vol. 1 ( With: Michael Ledwidge) 2010 Description / Buy
3 Daniel X: The Manga, Vol. 2 ( With: Ned Rust) 2011 Description / Buy
4 Daniel X: The Manga, Vol. 3 ( With: Adam Sadler) 2012 Description / Buy

Order of Detective Harriet Blue Series with Candice Fox

# Read Title Published Details
1 Never Never 2016 Description / Buy
2 Hush 2019 Description / Buy

Order of Bookshots: Detective Harriet Blue

# Read Title Published Details
1 Black & Blue (Short Story) 2016 Description / Buy

Order of Honeymoon Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Honeymoon 2005 Description / Buy
2 Second Honeymoon 2013 Description / Buy

Order of Instinct Series with Howard Roughan

# Read Title Published Details
1 Murder Games / Instinct 2017 Description / Buy
2 Killer Instinct 2019 Description / Buy

Order of Invisible Series with David Ellis

# Read Title Published Details
1 Invisible 2014 Description / Buy
2 Unsolved 2019 Description / Buy

Order of Maximum Ride Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Angel Experiment 2005 Description / Buy
2 School's Out - Forever 2006 Description / Buy
3 Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports 2007 Description / Buy
4 The Final Warning 2008 Description / Buy
5 Max 2009 Description / Buy
6 Fang 2010 Description / Buy
7 Angel 2011 Description / Buy
8 Nevermore 2012 Description / Buy
9 Maximum Ride Forever 2015 Description / Buy
10 Hawk 2020 Description / Buy

Order of Maximum Ride Graphic Novels Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 1 2009 Description / Buy
2 Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 2 2009 Description / Buy
3 Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 3 2010 Description / Buy
4 Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 4 2011 Description / Buy
5 Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 5 2011 Description / Buy
6 Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 6 2012 Description / Buy
7 Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 7 2013 Description / Buy
8 Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 8 2014 Description / Buy
9 Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 9 2015 Description / Buy
10 Max Ride: Ultimate Flight 2016 Description / Buy
11 Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 10 2021 Description / Buy

Order of Michael Bennett Series with James O. Born, Michael Ledwidge

# Read Title Published Details
1 Step on a Crack ( With: Michael Ledwidge) 2007 Description / Buy
2 Worst Case ( With: Michael Ledwidge) 2009 Description / Buy
3 Run for Your Life ( With: Michael Ledwidge) 2009 Description / Buy
4 Tick Tock ( With: Michael Ledwidge) 2010 Description / Buy
5 I, Michael Bennett ( With: Michael Ledwidge) 2012 Description / Buy
6 Gone ( With: Michael Ledwidge) 2013 Description / Buy
7 Burn ( With: Michael Ledwidge) 2014 Description / Buy
8 Alert ( With: Michael Ledwidge) 2015 Description / Buy
9 Bullseye ( With: Michael Ledwidge) 2016 Description / Buy
10 Haunted ( With: James O. Born) 2017 Description / Buy
11 Ambush ( With: James O. Born) 2018 Description / Buy
12 Blindside ( With: James O. Born) 2020 Description / Buy

Order of Bookshots: Michael Bennett

# Read Title Published Details
1 Chase 2016 Description / Buy
2 Manhunt (Short Story) 2017 Description / Buy

Order of Murder Is Forever Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Murder, Interrupted 2018 Description / Buy
2 Home Sweet Murder 2018 Description / Buy
3 Murder Beyond the Grave 2018 Description / Buy
4 Murder Thy Neighbor 2020 Description / Buy
5 Murder of Innocence 2020 Description / Buy
6 Till Murder Do Us Part 2021 Description / Buy

Order of NYPD Red Series with Marshall Karp

# Read Title Published Details
1 NYPD Red 2012 Description / Buy
2 NYPD Red 2 2014 Description / Buy
3 NYPD Red 3 2015 Description / Buy
4 NYPD Red 4 2016 Description / Buy
5 Red Alert 2018 Description / Buy
6 NYPD Red 6 2020 Description / Buy

Order of Private Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Private ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2010 Description / Buy
2 Private London ( With: Mark Pearson) 2011 Description / Buy
3 Private Games ( With: Mark T. Sullivan) 2012 Description / Buy
4 Private: #1 Suspect ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2012 Description / Buy
5 Private Berlin ( With: Mark T. Sullivan) 2013 Description / Buy
6 Private L.A. ( With: Mark T. Sullivan) 2014 Description / Buy
7 Private Down Under / Oz ( With: Michael White) 2014 Description / Buy
8 Private India ( With: Ashwin Sanghi) 2014 Description / Buy
9 Private Vegas ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2015 Description / Buy
10 Private Sydney / Missing ( With: Kathryn Fox) 2015 Description / Buy
11 Private Paris ( With: Mark T. Sullivan) 2016 Description / Buy
12 The Games ( With: Mark T. Sullivan) 2016 Description / Buy
13 Private Delhi / Count to Ten ( With: Ashwin Sanghi) 2017 Description / Buy
14 Princess ( With: Rees Jones) 2018 Description / Buy

Order of Bookshots: Private with Jassy Mackenzie, Rees Jones

# Read Title Published Details
1 Private Royals (Short Story) ( With: Rees Jones) 2016 Description / Buy
2 Private: Gold (Short Story) ( With: Jassy Mackenzie) 2017 Description / Buy

Order of Rory Yates Series with Andrew Bourelle

# Read Title Published Details
1 Texas Ranger 2018 Description / Buy
2 Texas Outlaw 2020 Description / Buy

Order of Tom Moon Series with James O. Born

# Read Title Published Details
1 Lost 2020 Description / Buy

Order of Travis McKinley Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Miracle on the 17th Green 1996 Description / Buy
2 Miracle at Augusta 2015 Description / Buy
3 Miracle at St. Andrews 2019 Description / Buy

Order of When the Wind Blows Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 When the Wind Blows 1998 Description / Buy
2 The Lake House 2003 Description / Buy

Order of Witch & Wizard Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Witch & Wizard ( With: Gabrielle Charbonnet) 2009 Description / Buy
2 The Gift ( With: Ned Rust) 2010 Description / Buy
3 The Fire ( With: Jill Dembowski) 2011 Description / Buy
4 The Kiss ( With: Jill Dembowski) 2013 Description / Buy
5 The Lost ( With: Emily Raymond) 2014 Description / Buy

Order of Witch & Wizard Graphic Novels Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Battle for Shadowland 2010 Description / Buy
2 Witch & Wizard: The Manga, Vol. 1 ( With: Gabrielle Charbonnet, Svetlana Chmakova) 2011 Description / Buy
3 Witch & Wizard: The Manga, Vol. 2 ( With: Ned Rust, Svetlana Chmakova) 2012 Description / Buy
4 Witch & Wizard: The Manga, Vol. 3 ( With: Jill Dembowski, Svetlana Chmakova) 2013 Description / Buy

Order of Zoo Series with Michael Ledwidge

# Read Title Published Details
1 Zoo 2012 Description / Buy
2 Zoo: The Graphic Novel 2012 Description / Buy

Order of Bookshots: Zoo with Michael Ledwidge

# Read Title Published Details
1 Zoo 2 (Short Story) 2016 Description / Buy

Order of James Patterson Standalone Novels

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Thomas Berryman Number 1976 Description / Buy
2 Season of the Machete 1977 Description / Buy
3 See How They Run / The Jericho Commandment 1979 Description / Buy
4 Virgin 1980 Description / Buy
5 Black Market / Black Friday 1986 Description / Buy
6 The Midnight Club 1989 Description / Buy
7 Hide & Seek 1995 Description / Buy
8 Cradle and All 1999 Description / Buy
9 Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas 2001 Description / Buy
10 Sam's Letters to Jennifer 2001 Description / Buy
11 The Beach House ( With: Peter de Jonge) 2002 Description / Buy
12 The Jester ( With: Andrew Gross) 2003 Description / Buy
13 Lifeguard ( With: Andrew Gross) 2005 Description / Buy
14 Beach Road ( With: Peter de Jonge) 2006 Description / Buy
15 Judge & Jury ( With: Andrew Gross) 2006 Description / Buy
16 The Quickie ( With: Michael Ledwidge) 2007 Description / Buy
17 You've Been Warned ( With: Howard Roughan) 2007 Description / Buy
18 Sundays at Tiffany's ( With: Gabrielle Charbonnet) 2008 Description / Buy
19 Sail ( With: Howard Roughan) 2008 Description / Buy
20 Swimsuit ( With: Maxine Paetro) 2009 Description / Buy
21 The Postcard Killers ( With: Howard Roughan) 2010 Description / Buy
22 Don't Blink ( With: Liza Marklund) 2010 Description / Buy
23 Toys ( With: Neil McMahon) 2011 Description / Buy
24 Now You See Her ( With: Michael Ledwidge) 2011 Description / Buy
25 Kill Me If You Can ( With: Marshall Karp) 2011 Description / Buy
26 The Christmas Wedding ( With: Richard DiLallo) 2011 Description / Buy
27 Guilty Wives ( With: David Ellis) 2012 Description / Buy
28 Mistress ( With: David Ellis) 2013 Description / Buy
29 First Love ( With: Emily Raymond) 2013 Description / Buy
30 Homeroom Diaries ( With: Lisa Papademetriou) 2014 Description / Buy
31 Public School Superhero ( With: Chris Tebbetts) 2015 Description / Buy
32 Truth or Die ( With: Howard Roughan) 2015 Description / Buy
33 The Murder House ( With: David Ellis) 2015 Description / Buy
34 Dead Heat 2016 Description / Buy
35 Woman of God ( With: David Ellis) 2016 Description / Buy
36 Word of Mouse ( With: Chris Grabenstein) 2016 Description / Buy
37 Humans, Bow Down ( With: Emily Raymond) 2017 Description / Buy
38 Pottymouth and Stoopid ( With: Chris Grabenstein) 2017 Description / Buy
39 The Store ( With: Richard DiLallo) 2017 Description / Buy
40 Expelled / The Injustice ( With: Emily Raymond) 2017 Description / Buy
41 The President Is Missing ( With: Bill Clinton) 2018 Description / Buy
42 Revenge ( With: Andrew Holmes) 2018 Description / Buy
43 Juror #3 ( With: Nancy Allen) 2018 Description / Buy
44 The First Lady ( With: Brendan DuBois) 2018 Description / Buy
45 The Inn ( With: Candice Fox) 2019 Description / Buy
46 The Warning ( With: Robison Wells) 2019 Description / Buy
47 The Summer House ( With: Brendan DuBois) 2020 Description / Buy
48 Cajun Justice ( With: Tucker Axum) 2020 Description / Buy
49 1st Case ( With: Chris Tebbetts) 2020 Description / Buy
50 The Midwife Murders ( With: Richard DiLallo) 2020 Description / Buy
51 The Coast-to-Coast Murders ( With: J D Barker) 2020 Description / Buy
52 Three Women Disappear ( With: Shan Serafin) 2020 Description / Buy
53 The President's Daughter ( With: Bill Clinton) 2021 Description / Buy

Order of James Patterson Short Stories/Novellas

# Read Title Published Details
1 Bloody Valentine (Short Story) 2011 Description / Buy
2 Boys Will Be Boys (Short Story) 2011 Description / Buy

Order of Bookshots: Detective Luc Moncrief with Richard DiLallo

# Read Title Published Details
1 French Kiss (Short Story) 2016 Description / Buy
2 The Christmas Mystery (Short Story) 2016 Description / Buy
3 French Twist 2017 Description / Buy

Order of Bookshots: Diamond Trilogy with Elizabeth Hayley

# Read Title Published Details
1 Dazzling 2016 Description / Buy
2 Radiant (Short Story) 2016 Description / Buy
3 Exquisite 2017 Description / Buy

Order of Bookshots: Jon Roscoe Thriller with Robert Gold

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Hostage (Short Story) 2016 Description / Buy
2 The Verdict 2016 Description / Buy
3 Kidnapped 2016 Description / Buy

Order of Bookshots: Owen Taylor Series with Brendan DuBois

# Read Title Published Details
1 The End (Short Story) 2017 Description / Buy
2 After the End (Short Story) 2017 Description / Buy

Order of BookShots: Flames

# Read Title Published Details
1 The McCullagh Inn in Maine ( With: Jen McLaughlin) 2016 Description / Buy
2 Learning to Ride (Short Story) ( With: Erin Knightley) 2016 Description / Buy
3 Sacking the Quarterback (Short Story) ( With: Samantha Towle) 2016 Description / Buy
4 The Mating Season ( With: Laurie Horowitz) 2016 Description / Buy
5 The Return (Short Story) ( By: Erin Knightley) 2016 Description / Buy
6 Bodyguard ( With: Jessica Linden) 2016 Description / Buy
7 Hot Winter Nights ( With: Codi Gary) 2016 Description / Buy
8 A Wedding in Maine ( With: Jen McLaughlin) 2017 Description / Buy
9 Seducing Shakespeare ( By: Tabitha Ross) 2017 Description / Buy
10 Bedding the Highlander ( By: Sabrina York) 2017 Description / Buy
11 50 Hidden Desires ( With: Jessica Lemmon) 2017 Description / Buy
12 Sabotage (Short Story) ( By: Jessica Linden) 2017 Description / Buy
13 Sexy Summer Flings ( With: Codi Gary) 2017 Description / Buy
14 A Princess in Maine (Short Story) ( With: Jen McLaughlin) 2017 Description / Buy
15 Love Me Tender (Short Story) ( With: Laurie Horowitz) 2017 Description / Buy
16 The Experiment (Short Story) ( By: HelenKay Dimon) 2017 Description / Buy
17 The Weekend Wife (Short Story) ( By: Beth Ciotta) 2017 Description / Buy
18 Dawn's Early Light (Short Story) ( By: Jessica Scott) 2017 Description / Buy
19 Christmas Sanctuary (Short Story) ( By: Lauren Hawkeye) 2017 Description / Buy
20 Shopping for Love (Short Story) ( By: Renee Carlino) 2018 Description / Buy
21 Once Upon a Kiss (Short Story) ( By: Sara Jane Stone) 2018 Description / Buy

Order of Bookshots: Mitchum Series with James O. Born

# Read Title Published Details
1 Hidden (Short Story) 2017 Description / Buy
2 Malicious (Short Story) 2017 Description / Buy

Order of Bookshots: Standalone

# Read Title Published Details
1 Let's Play Make-Believe (Short Story) ( With: James O. Born) 2016 Description / Buy
2 Break Point (Short Story) ( With: Lee Stone) 2016 Description / Buy
3 Heist ( With: Rees Jones) 2016 Description / Buy
4 Airport Code Red (Short Story) ( With: Michael White) 2016 Description / Buy
5 Little Black Dress (Short Story) ( With: Emily Raymond) 2016 Description / Buy
6 The Pretender ( With: Andrew Bourelle) 2016 Description / Buy
7 Hunted (Short Story) ( With: Andrew Holmes) 2016 Description / Buy
8 113 Minutes (Short Story) ( With: Max DiLallo) 2016 Description / Buy
9 Trump vs. Clinton (Short Story) 2016 Description / Buy
10 The Women's War ( With: Hilary Liftin) 2016 Description / Buy
11 $10,000,000 Marriage Proposal ( With: Shan Serafin) 2016 Description / Buy
12 Taking the Titanic ( With: Scott Slaven) 2016 Description / Buy
13 Come and Get Us ( With: Shan Serafin) 2016 Description / Buy
14 The House Husband (Short Story) ( With: Duane Swierczynski) 2017 Description / Buy
15 The Shut-In ( With: Duane Swierczynski) 2017 Description / Buy
16 Night Sniper ( With: Christopher Charles) 2017 Description / Buy
17 Stealing Gulfstreams (Short Story) ( With: Max DiLallo) 2017 Description / Buy
18 Diary of a Succubus ( With: Derek Nikitas) 2017 Description / Buy
19 The Lawyer Lifeguard ( With: Doug Allyn) 2017 Description / Buy
20 Stingrays ( With: Duane Swierczynski) 2017 Description / Buy
21 Nooners (Short Story) ( With: Tim Arnold) 2017 Description / Buy
22 Steeplechase (Short Story) ( With: Scott Slaven) 2017 Description / Buy
23 Deadly Cargo ( With: Will Jordan) 2017 Description / Buy
24 The Dolls (Short Story) ( With: Kecia Bal) 2017 Description / Buy
25 Dead Man Running (Short Story) ( With: Christopher Farnsworth) 2017 Description / Buy
26 The Family Lawyer & The Good Sister ( With: Robert Rotstein, Rachel Howzell Hall) 2017 Description / Buy
27 Scott Free ( With: Rob Hart) 2017 Description / Buy
28 Absolute Zero ( With: Ed Chatterton) 2017 Description / Buy
29 You've Been Warned - Again (Short Story) ( With: Derek Nikitas) 2017 Description / Buy
30 The Exile (Short Story) ( With: Alison Joseph) 2017 Description / Buy
31 The Moores Are Missing & The Housewife ( With: Loren D. Estleman, Sam Hawken) 2017 Description / Buy
32 Avalanche (Short Story) ( With: David Inglish) 2017 Description / Buy
33 Kill and Tell (Short Story) ( With: Scott Slaven) 2017 Description / Buy
34 The 13-Minute Murder ( With: Shan Serafin) 2019 Description / Buy

Order of James Patterson Non-Fiction Books

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Day America Told the Truth ( With: Peter Kim) 1991 Description / Buy
2 Torn Apart / Against Medical Advice ( With: Hal Friedman) 2008 Description / Buy
3 The Murder of King Tut ( With: Martin Dugard) 2009 Description / Buy
4 Filthy Rich ( With: John Connolly, Tim Malloy) 2016 Description / Buy
5 All-American Murder ( With: Alex Abramovich, Mike Harvkey) 2018 Description / Buy
6 The House of Kennedy ( With: Cynthia Fagen) 2020 Description / Buy
7 The Last Days of John Lennon 2020 Description / Buy
8 Walk in My Combat Boots ( With: Chris Mooney) 2021 Description / Buy

Order of James Patterson Children's Books

# Read Title Published Details
1 SantaKid 2004 Description / Buy
2 Give Please a Chance (Short Story) ( With: Bill O'Reilly) 2016 Description / Buy
3 Penguins of America (Short Story) ( With: Jack Patterson) 2017 Description / Buy
4 Laugh Out Loud ( With: Chris Grabenstein) 2017 Description / Buy
5 Give Thank You a Try (Short Story) 2017 Description / Buy
6 Not So Normal Norbert ( With: Joey Green) 2018 Description / Buy
7 Unbelievably Boring Bartholomew ( With: Duane Swierczynski) 2018 Description / Buy
8 Katt vs. Dogg ( With: Chris Grabenstein) 2019 Description / Buy
9 Sophia, Princess Among Beasts ( With: Emily Raymond) 2019 Description / Buy
10 Scaredy Cat ( With: Chris Grabenstein) 2021 Description / Buy
11 Best Nerds Forever ( With: Chris Grabenstein) 2021 Description / Buy

Order of Candies Series with Andy Elkerton

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Candies Save Christmas (Short Story) 2017 Description / Buy
2 The Candies' Easter Party (Short Story) 2018 Description / Buy

Order of Dog Diaries Series with Steven Butler

# Read Title Published Details
1 Dog Diaries 2018 Description / Buy
2 Happy Howlidays 2018 Description / Buy
3 Mission Impawsible 2019 Description / Buy
4 Curse of the Mystery Mitt 2019 Description / Buy
5 Ruffing It 2021 Description / Buy

Order of House of Robots Series with Chris Grabenstein

# Read Title Published Details
1 House of Robots 2014 Description / Buy
2 Robots Go Wild! 2015 Description / Buy
3 Robot Revolution 2017 Description / Buy

Order of I Funny Series with Chris Grabenstein

# Read Title Published Details
1 I Funny 2012 Description / Buy
2 I Even Funnier 2013 Description / Buy
3 I Totally Funniest 2015 Description / Buy
4 I Funny TV 2015 Description / Buy
5 School of Laughs 2017 Description / Buy
6 Laugh Out Loud 2017 Description / Buy
7 The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest I Funny Ever 2018 Description / Buy

Order of Little Geniuses Series with Susan Patterson

# Read Title Published Details
1 Big Words for Little Geniuses (Short Story) 2017 Description / Buy
2 Cuddly Critters for Little Geniuses (Short Story) 2018 Description / Buy
3 Bigger Words for Little Geniuses (Short Story) 2019 Description / Buy

Order of Jacky Ha-Ha Series with Chris Grabenstein

# Read Title Published Details
1 Jacky Ha-Ha 2016 Description / Buy
2 My Life is a Joke 2017 Description / Buy

Order of Max Einstein Series with Chris Grabenstein

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Genius Experiment 2018 Description / Buy
2 Rebels with a Cause 2019 Description / Buy
3 Saves the Future 2020 Description / Buy

Order of Middle School Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life ( With: Chris Tebbetts) 2011 Description / Buy
2 Get Me Out of Here! ( With: Chris Tebbetts) 2012 Description / Buy
3 My Brother Is a Big, Fat Liar ( With: Lisa Papademetriou) 2013 Description / Buy
4 How I Survived Bullies, Broccoli, and Snake Hill ( With: Chris Tebbetts) 2013 Description / Buy
5 Ultimate Showdown ( With: Julia Bergen) 2014 Description / Buy
6 How I Got Lost in London 2014 Description / Buy
7 Save Rafe! ( With: Chris Tebbetts) 2014 Description / Buy
8 Just My Rotten Luck ( With: Chris Tebbetts) 2015 Description / Buy
9 Going Bush ( With: Martin Chatterton) 2016 Description / Buy
10 Dog's Best Friend ( With: Chris Tebbetts) 2016 Description / Buy
11 Hollywood 101 ( With: Martin Chatterton) 2016 Description / Buy
12 Escape to Australia / Million-Dollar Mess Down Under ( With: Martin Chatterton) 2017 Description / Buy
13 From Hero to Zero ( With: Chris Tebbetts) 2017 Description / Buy
14 Born to Rock ( With: Chris Tebbetts) 2019 Description / Buy
15 Master of Disaster ( With: Chris Tebbetts) 2020 Description / Buy
16 Field Trip Fiasco ( With: Martin Chatterton) 2021 Description / Buy

Order of Treasure Hunters Series with Chris Grabenstein

# Read Title Published Details
1 Treasure Hunters 2013 Description / Buy
2 Danger Down the Nile 2014 Description / Buy
3 Secret of the Forbidden City 2015 Description / Buy
4 Peril at the Top of the World 2016 Description / Buy
5 Quest for the City of Gold 2017 Description / Buy
6 All-American Adventure 2019 Description / Buy
7 The Plunder Down Under 2020 Description / Buy

James Patterson Anthologies

# Read Title Published Details
1 Thriller: Stories To Keep You Up All Night 2006 Description / Buy
2 The Lifesaver 2017 Description / Buy
3 Two from the Heart 2017 Description / Buy
4 The Family Lawyer 2017 Description / Buy
5 The House Next Door 2019 Description / Buy
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After graduating from Vanderbilt University with an MA in English, Patterson moved into the world of advertising, which is the career he stayed in until the mid 1990s. It was during this period in advertising that Patterson wrote and published his first novel. The Thomas Berryman Number was Patterson’s first foray into the world of published literature, and the titular character is a hit-man named Thomas Berryman. The book follows Berryman on his hits and also those leading the manhunt for him.

Since his debut novel back in 1976, Patterson has put his name to currently 150 books, with the majority of them being in the crime fiction genre. He has created several series based around multiple characters, with his most prolific being the Alex Cross series, which has seen some of the books, such as Kiss The Girls and Along Came A Spider turned into movies. As well as the Alex Cross series, Patterson has created the Private series of novels, which feature cities across the world such as London, Berlin and Sydney. Michael Bennett is another character to feature in one of Pattersons’ series, as well as the Women’s Murder Club.

Patterson’s move into youth fiction saw the creation of the Maximum Ride series of novels, as well as Daniel X and Witch and Wizard series of books, as well as the Confessions series. James Patterson’s Maximum Ride series features the young woman who can fly, Maximum Ride, the Daniel X series is based around the character of Daniel X, the Witch and Wizard series features Whit and Wisty Allgood and the Confessions series features the Tandy Angel, and her mysterious family, who all seem to be keeping secrets from each other.

While he has put his name to so many books, it is important to add that, especially in recent years, Patterson has shared writing credits with authors such as Maxine Paetro and Mark Sullivan. Patterson claims that sharing the responsibilities allows for more ideas to come to the fore, and helps to keep his novels and plots fresh.

James Patterson is mostly known for his famous Alex Cross novel series. The novels center on the character Alex Cross, a fictional psychologist. “The Thomas Berryman Number” was Patterson’s first novel and was published in 1976. There have been many more novels in the series. Incidentally, the Alex Cross series has been the most popular and best-selling detective series in the US in the past decade. Some of the novels in the series have been made into many films, movies, and TV series.

Patterson has often stated that his stories gain interesting and new ideas when he collaborates with others. In this regard, he has worked with co-authors like Ashwin Sanghi, Maxine Paetro, and Mark Sullivan among many others. In fact, Patterson signed a deal in September 2009. The deal committed him to co-write or write six young adult novels and eleven adult novels. He was to complete this ambitious project by the end of the year 2012.

James has sold more than 350 million books worldwide and continues to build on that number. He is the current Guinness Book of World Records record holder for most #1 New York Times bestsellers. Patterson has been very charitable with his success as he has donated over a million books to schools and youth programs in under-privileged areas throughout the country. He’s also donated over $26 million dollars to both his and his wife’s college alma maters. Perhaps most impressive of all is the Patterson Family Foundation that has awarded over seven million dollars in college scholarships at twenty-four different colleges.

While best known for his work on the Alex Cross series that has featured twenty-two books and three big picture adaptions, James Patterson is also a prolific writer of children’s books as well as books aimed towards teens.

Daniel X is one of these series and is set in a more sci-fi world where Daniel has abilities where he is able to manipulate animals and objects with his mind as well as re-create himself in any shape he chooses. Daniel’s adventures take him intergalactic in this six-part series.

Patterson’s most popular children’s series has to be the Middle School series. Starting with Middle School: The Worst Years of my life, Patterson tells the story of Rafe Khatchadorian who has to fight the power at an oppressive middle school. In the first book, Rafe sets out to break every rule in the school’s Code of Conduct. The book has proven so successful that it was made into a major motion picture.

CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER OF JAMES PATTERSON BOOKS:

All of James Pattersons books – be it the Alex Cross or Womens Murder Club series – currently run in the same chronological order as the publication order.

JAMES PATTERSON AWARDS

James Patterson has had an illustrious career as an author. He has won several awards of note during his sterling career. His awards include the BCA Mystery Guilds Thriller of The Year, Edgar Award and the Children’s Choice Book Award for the Year. In 2015, the National Book Foundation awarded him with the Literarian Award.

Apart from receiving awards, Patterson also issues awards. In 2008, the James Patterson PageTurner Award was founded by the author. The Award donated more than US $ 100,000 to individuals, companies and institutions that found an effective way to spread excitement associated with reading books.

JAMES PATTERSON BOOKS INTO MOVIES

Many novels written by Patterson have been adapted for the silver screen. Some of his novels have formed the basis for great Hollywood movies and films.

In 1991, the TV series “Child of Darkness”, “Child of Light” were inspired by Patterson’s novel Cradle and All. Other TV series based on Patterson’s novels include Miracle On 17th Green (1999), 1st To Die (2003) and Women’s Murder Club (2002) among many others.

In 1997, the movie “Kiss the Girls”, based on Patterson’s novel, made its big screen debut. Along Came a Spider and Alex Cross are also Hollywood blockbusters based on popular novels by James Patterson. In 2016, his novel made the basis for a children’s film series known as “Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life” .

BEST JAMES PATTERSON BOOKS

Some of the best novels by James Patterson include:

Along Came a Spider: This is probably one of Patterson’s best novels. It was published in 1993 and is the first novel in the Alex Cross novel series. It centers on the main character Alex Cross, a forensic psychologist. It has even been adapted to a highly grossing Hollywood movie that bears the same name.

1st To Die: This is Patterson’s first novel in the Women’s Murder Club novel series. It was published in 2001. It is mainly set in San Francisco. The novel revolves around four friends who come together and try to solve the most difficult murder cases in the American city.

Unlucky 13: This is the thirteenth novel in Patterson’s popular Women’s Murder Club novel series. In centers on Detective Lindsay Boxer who seems to be living the American dream. That is until Mackie Morales, her dangerous enemy resurfaces. The detective fights to protect her young family by finding Morales before she finds her.

James Patterson FAQs

Q: How many books has James Patterson written?

A: At the time of writing, James Patterson has written 150 books, and that number will continue to grow.

Q: What book is the film Alex Cross based on?

A: The film Alex Cross was based on the book Cross, which was released in 2006 and is the 12th novel in the Alex Cross series.

Q: What is the name of James Patterson’s first published novel?

A: The Thomas Berryman Number, which was published in 1976, is the first book James Patterson had published.

Q: What is James Patterson’s date of birth?

A: The author James Patterson was born on March 22, 1947.

When Does The Next James Patterson book come out?

The next book by James Patterson is Three Women Disappear and will be released on October, 26th 2020.

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