A 911 call late one evening, a distraught husband, two experienced police officers and a wife and child kidnapped.
Alex Cross must race against the clock to track down the missing family, and draw on all of his skills to solve the crime before the inevitable happens.
This is an exclusive short story co-written by James Patterson and Brent Gargan for the 2014 James Patterson Heroes + Villains Writing Challenge.
Alex Cross short story
Up to his usual standard