'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.' LEE CHILD, international bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series
What’s more dangerous than a killer? For Detective Alex Cross, it’s a killer who thinks he’s the good guy...
Shots ring out in suburban Washington D.C. in the early hours. When the smoke clears, a senior police official lies dead, leaving his force scrambling for answers.
Under pressure from the mayor, veteran detective Alex Cross steps up and takes command of the investigation – just as a brutal crime wave sweeps across the region. There’s just one thing in common in these deadly scenes: the victims are all criminals themselves.
As Cross pursues a murderer who’s appointed himself judge, jury and executioner, he must take the law back into his own hands – because although this killer has a conscience, the city Cross has sworn to protect is rapidly descending into chaos…