Discover James Patterson‘s incredible, lengthy library of works starting with today’s most recent blockbuster release and going all the way back to classic thrillers like Kiss the Girls (1995) and Hide and Seek (1996). Browse all of Hachette Book Group‘s James Patterson books in reverse chronological order to find that hidden treasure you missed and make it your newest page-turner.
The List: HBG’s James Patterson Books in Reverse Chronological Order (2011-2018)
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Published by James Patterson in 2018
A killer elite–six assassins–are on the loose. So is Alex Cross.
Only Detective Michael Bennett stands in the way of two lethal cartels fighting for New York City’s multi-million-dollar opioid trade. And they know where Bennett, and his family, live.
A young attorney tries her first case . . . and it’s Murder One in a legal thriller from the world’s #1 bestselling writer.
In James Patterson’s white-hot Western thriller, a Texas Ranger fights for his life, his freedom, and the town he loves as he investigates his ex-wife’s murder.
James Patterson’s greatest detectives are together for the first time! Read 3 electrifying thrillers featuring Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, and the Women’s Murder Club.
3 pulse-pounding stories from the world’s #1 bestselling writer in one book!
The President Is Missing confronts a threat so huge that it jeopardizes not just Pennsylvania Avenue and Wall Street, but all of America.
A secret and the British crown make a murderous combination in this page-turning suspense novel in the #1 bestselling Private series.
A series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a methodical yet unpredictable killer, and a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer.
When the rich are being murdered, even their money can’t save them, but the question is, can NYPD Red? The instant New York Times bestseller will keep you in suspense and reading till the very last page.
What are the chances that convicted killer Sam Blue is innocent of the serial murders of three young women?
Published by James Patterson in 2017
Santosh Wagh quit his job as head of Private India after harrowing events in Mumbai almost got him killed.
Detective Michael Bennett and his family are ready to escape New York for a vacation in Maine-but a shocking scene deep in the woods reveals a dark world of drugs and murder.
When Jacob and Megan Brandeis plan to expose a secretive and evil corporation, the fallout threatens to destroy them.
Billy Harney was born to be a cop. As the son of Chicago’s chief of detectives with a twin sister on the force, Billy plays it by the book.
The Great War is over. The robots have won. The humans who survived have two choices: they can submit and serve the vicious rulers they created, or be banished to the Reserve, a desolate, unforgiving landscape where it’s a crime just to be human.
Published by James Patterson in 2016
When the CEO of a research company disappears without a trace, Private Investigations has to catch a brutal killer-a killer headed straight to the victim’s door.
A new Pope will be chosen in Rome . . . and she just might be a woman. But she’s made some powerful enemies who will stop at nothing-not even murder.
In a stunning thriller from the world’s #1 bestselling writer, New York Detective Michael Bennett is caught in the crossfire of a deadly standoff, and he must kill . . . or be killed.
In the #1 bestselling series, Private’s Jack Morgan must hunt down a killer before the Olympic games begin in Rio.
When an alluring blonde with ties to the CIA disappears from a murder scene, Detective Lindsay Boxer turns to the Women’s Murder Club to help her track down an elusive suspect: her husband.
Someone is targeting the most powerful people in Paris . . . and only private investigator Jack Morgan can make it stop.
New York’s most elite police force chases a ruthless murderer with an uncontrollable lust for money and blood...
Published by James Patterson in 2015
For Alex Cross, the toughest cases hit close to home-and in this deadly thrill ride, he’s trying to solve the most personal mystery of his life...
In the dramatic conclusion of the #1 New York Times bestselling series, Tandy Angel’s next murder case could be her own...
Detective Jenna Murphy comes to the Hamptons to solve a murder-but what she finds is more deadly than she could ever imagine...
In this New York Times bestseller, Detective Michael Bennett must race against time to save New York City from chaos by tracking down the source of two mysterious attacks.
D. C. attorney Trevor Mann is about to discover a shocking secret . . . and to uncover the truth, he must solve the most shocking mystery of his life...
With San Francisco under siege and every cop a suspect, the Women’s Murder Club must risk their lives to save the city-and each other...
One year after his big golf tournament win, Travis McKinley struggles to find a place in the world of professional sports in this inspiring novel...
In James Patterson’s sensational mystery, NYPD Red discovers a chilling conspiracy that terrifies the city’s most powerful...
Private investigator Jack Morgan is on the hunt for a murderer in Las Vegas-and the murder ring he uncovers is unlike anything he’s ever seen...
Published by James Patterson in 2014
Detective Alex Cross is being stalked by a psychotic genius, forced to play the deadliest game of his career...
When Jack Morgan opens a branch of Private in Mumbai, a mysterious killer threatens to destroy the agency-and the city-from the inside out...
Detective Michael Bennett finally returns to New York City-and to the most unsettling, horrific case of his career in this #1 New York Times bestseller...
With the best detectives in the business, cutting edge technology and offices around the globe, there is no investigation company quite like Private.
When FBI researcher Emmy Dockery finds a missing link between hundreds of unsolved cases, no one believes her . . . until the evidence is too compelling to ignore.
San Francisco Detective Lindsay Boxer is loving her life as a new mother. With an attentive husband, a job she loves, plus best friends who can talk about anything from sex to murder, things couldn’t be better.
NYPD Red’s finest detectives are about to investigate a brutal crime scene in Central Park . . . but even their training can’t prepare them for the biggest case of their careers.
When Hollywood’s golden couple goes missing, Private’s Jack Morgan is the only one who can solve the mystery...
Published by James Patterson in 2013
The stakes are higher than ever for Alex Cross as he faces his most personal enemy yet: a criminal who threatens his family...
A crime lord has declared war on America. Only Detective Michael Bennett knows why...
Discover a dangerous world of manipulation, obsession, and murder in James Patterson’s scary, sexy standalone thriller...
In James Patterson’s dazzling thriller, two secret agents hunt down a serial killer targeting honeymoon couples in Rome...
It’s finally time! Detective Lindsay Boxer is in labor-while two killers are on the loose...
An investigator in Berlin is on the brink of a terrifying discovery that could throw Europe into chaos in this tense thriller-perfect for fans of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
Published by James Patterson in 2012
In James Patterson’s #1 bestselling Private series, the world’s most exclusive detective agency hunts London’s most mysterious killer...
On Christmas Eve, Alex Cross must risk everything to solve a mystery and stop a hostage situation from spiraling out of control...
On the opening night of New York’s biggest Hollywood event, special task force NYPD Red is on high alert-and they can’t afford to make a single mistake...
In James Patterson’s pulse-racing New York Times bestseller, violent animal attacks are destroying entire cities-and two unlikely heroes must save the world before it’s too late.
Police officers shot . . . judges murdered . . . and Detective Michael Bennett is the killer’s next target...
Lindsay Boxer is pregnant at last! But her work doesn’t slow for a second. When millionaire Chaz Smith is mercilessly gunned down, she discovers that the murder weapon is linked to the deaths of four of San Francisco’s most untouchable criminals.
After a lavish night of guilty pleasures in Monte Carlo, four best friends face an awful morning of arrests-and a fight for survival...
The world’s most renowned investigation firm is in charge of security for the Olympic Games. But when a killer strikes hours before the event, they must stop him in his tracks.
Former Marine Jack Morgan always uncovers the truth. But in James Patterson’s unforgettable thriller, he faces his most shocking case yet...
Published by James Patterson in 2011
With relentless danger around every corner, Detective Alex Cross is hunting down a kidnapper . . . but only if someone powerful doesn’t kill him first...
Experience the magic of the Christmas season with a holiday wedding, an exciting secret, and a life-changing gift from the bride to her family...
A poor art student living in New York stumbles on a bag of diamonds . . . but they come at a price in this unforgettable novel from “America’s #1 storyteller” (Forbes).
Nina Bloom may be the perfect lawyer, wife, and mother . . . but when an innocent man is framed for murder in Key West, her past comes back to haunt her.
Move over, James Bond and Jason Bourne-superhuman agent Hays Baker fights to save millions of lives in James Patterson’s thrilling bestseller...
NYC’s #1 detective, Michael Bennett, has a huge problem-the Son of Sam, the Werewolf of Wisteria and the Mad Bomber are all back. The city has never been more terrified!
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About James Patterson
James Patterson is the world’s bestselling author, best known for his many enduring fictional characters and series, including Alex Cross, the Women’s Murder Club, Michael Bennett, Maximum Ride, Middle School, I Funny, and Jacky Ha-Ha. Patterson’s writing career is characterized by a single mission: to prove to everyone, from children to adults, that there is no such thing as a person who “doesn’t like to read,” only people who haven’t found the right book. He’s given over a million books to school kids and over forty million dollars to support education, and endowed over five thousand college scholarships for teachers. He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.
Learn more at jamespatterson.com
Discover the Thrilling Pendergast Series in Order
Preston & Child return in December 2018 with their #1 bestselling series featuring FBI Special Agent Pendergast with Verses for the Dead, taking the rogue agent down south to solve a batch of killings in Miami Beach. Of course, Pendergast’s story doesn’t start there, travel the world with all 19 books in the Pendergast Series, starting with Relic all the way through City of Endless Night.
Pendergast #19: Verses for the Dead
After an overhaul of leadership at the FBI’s New York field office, A. X. L. Pendergast is abruptly forced to accept an unthinkable condition of continued employment: the famously rogue agent must now work with a partner.
Pendergast #18: City of Endless Night
When Grace Ozmian, the beautiful and reckless daughter of a wealthy tech billionaire, first goes missing, the NYPD assumes she has simply sped off on another wild adventure. Until the young woman's body is discovered in an abandoned warehouse in Queens, the head nowhere to be found.
Pendergast #17: The Obsidian Chamber
After a harrowing, otherworldly confrontation on the shores of Exmouth, Massachussetts, Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast is missing, presumed dead.
Pendergast #16: Crimson Shore
A seemingly straightforward private case turns out to be much more complicated-and sinister-than Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast ever could have anticipated.
Pendergast #15: Blue Labyrinth
A long-buried family secret has come back to haunt Special Agent Aloysius Pendergast.
It begins with murder.
Pendergast #14: White Fire
Past and present collide as Special Agent Pendergast uncovers mysterious connections between a string of 19th century bear attacks in a Colorado mining town, a fabled, long-lost Sherlock Holmes story, and a deadly present-day arsonist.
Pendergast #13: Extraction
In New Orleans’ French Quarter, the Tooth Fairy isn’t a benevolent sprite who slips money under your pillow at night….he’s a mysterious old recluse who must be appeased with teeth–lest he extract retribution.
Pendergast #12: Two Graves
After his wife, Helen, is brazenly abducted before his eyes, Special Agent Pendergast furiously pursues the kidnappers, chasing them across the country and into Mexico.
Pendergast #11: Cold Vengeance
Devastated by the discovery that his wife, Helen, was murdered, Special Agent Pendergast must have retribution. But revenge is not simple.
Pendergast #10: Fever Dream
Yesterday, Special Agent Pendergast still mourned the loss of his beloved wife, Helen, who died in a tragic accident in Africa twelve years ago.
Pendergast #9: Cemetery Dance
Pendergast–the world’s most enigmatic FBI Special Agent–returns to New York City to investigate a murderous cult.
Pendergast #8: The Wheel of Darkness
A luxury ocean liner on its maiden voyage across the North Atlantic, awash in wealth and decadence…
Pendergast #7: The Book of the Dead
An FBI agent, rotting away in a high-security prison for a murder he did not commit…
His brilliant, psychotic brother, about to perpetrate a horrific crime…
Pendergast #6: Dance of Death
One a top FBI agent.
The other a brilliant, twisted criminal.
Pendergast #5: Brimstone
A body is found in the attic of a fabulous Long Island estate.
There is a claw print scorched into the wall, and the stench of sulfur chokes the air.
Pendergast #4: Still Life with Crows
A small Kansas town has turned into a killing ground.
Is it a serial killer, a man with the need to destroy?
Or is it a darker force, a curse upon the land?
Pendergast #3: The Cabinet of Curiosities
In an ancient tunnel underneath New York City a charnel house is discovered.
Inside are thirty-six bodies–all murdered and mutilated more than a century ago.
Pendergast #2: Reliquary
Reliquary by Preston & Child (Forge Books) Book two of the series starts off back in the streets of Manhattan (and the labyrinthine tunnels that snake below them) where a dark secret is about to come to the surface.
Pendergast #1: Relic
Relic by Preston & Child (Tor Books) The gripping book that started it all. Something is killing visitors in the Museum of Natural History in New York City. Whatever it is, it isn’t human.
About Preston & Child
Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
The thrillers of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child “stand head and shoulders above their rivals” (Publishers Weekly). Preston and Child’s Relic and The Cabinet of Curiosities were chosen by readers in a National Public Radio poll as being among the one hundred greatest thrillers ever written, and Relic was made into a number-one box office hit movie. They are coauthors of the famed Pendergast series and their recent novels include Fever Dream, Cold Vengeance, Two Graves, and Gideon’s Corpse. In addition to his novels, Preston writes about archaeology for the New Yorker and Smithsonian magazines. Lincoln Child is a former book editor who has published five novels of his own, including the huge bestseller Deep Storm. Read More
Meet the Superpower Dogs!
Read all about the real-life superheroes who walk—and bark—among us. Created in conjunction with the upcoming IMAX film Superpower Dogs, these heroic animals are given the spotlight they deserve in an exciting new series! In the Superpower Dogs full-color photo book, readers of all ages can get to know working dogs from around the world through fun images, trivia, behind-the-scenes photographs from shooting of the IMAX film, and more. In Superpower Dogs: Halo: Disaster Response Dog and Superpower Dogs: Henry: Avalanche Rescue Dog, middle-grade readers are taken on action- and fact-packed nonfiction adventures with two of the stars from the movie. For animal lovers of all ages, the Superpower Dogs books are to be treasured and shared!
Meet the real-life superheroes who walk--and bark--among us in this stunning photographic picture book featuring the stars of the IMAX film Superpower Dogs!
Every single day, dogs around the world use their amazing abilities to help save lives. In over fifty dynamic photos and a fun, fact-filled text, meet some of the incredible canines who save lives, fight crime, and help people heal.
Superpower Dogs is a fun and inspiring read for animal lovers of all ages, celebrating the remarkable work of heroic dogs.
Join Halo, one of the stars of the IMAX film Superpower Dogs, as she emBARKS on a journey to become a disaster response dog in this gripping nonfiction story, perfect for fans of Max!
Dutch Shepherd puppy Halo has spent almost her whole life preparing for one job: finding people who are trapped in disaster zones. Her bond with her human partner, Fire Captain Cat, is unshakeable, and together, they can overcome any obstacle. But training to be an Urban Search and Rescue dog is tough, and it's going to take all of Cat's dedication and Halo's courage to succeed.
Enhanced with breathtaking photographs and amazing canine facts, this true story of a hero's journey from adorable puppy to skilled Urban Search and Rescue dog is proof that real life superheroes walk—and bark—among us.
Join Henry, one of the stars of the IMAX film Superpower Dogs, as he emBARKS on a journey to become an avalanche rescue dog in this gripping true story, perfect for fans of Max!
In Whistler, British Columbia, dogs can be found riding chairlifts, perched on skiers' shoulders, and even descending from helicopters--all in the race against time to save people caught in the path of an avalanche. Meet Henry, a lovable border collie, and the team of dogs and human partners he works with in the beautiful and sometimes dangerous mountains.
Through the action-packed narrative, informative and engaging interstitials, and eight pages of stunning full-color photographs, young readers will experience real-life rescues and gain a new appreciation for the bond between dogs and humans.
Although it’s been several years, there still isn’t a day that goes by where I don’t think of you. Not only were you my first true love, you were my best friend and I’m not sure which part of you I miss more. While it was hard to let go of the memories we shared, it was harder to let go of the future we had planned and all the broken promises. I hope you remember our love in light but most importantly, I hope you are happy wherever you are. Know that you deserve the utmost happiness and know there will always be a special place in my heart that’s forever yours.