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Summary

Brought to you by Penguin.

The 22nd novel in the best-selling Alex Cross series.

If Detective Alex Cross doesn't act fast, he could lose everything he holds dear....

A lethal and obsessive enemy is holding Alex's family hostage. They are driven by revenge and threaten to kill them all - to destroy Alex Cross forever.

In a race against time, Alex must defeat this dangerous foe in an intricate battle of wits to save his wife and children.

No matter what it takes.

The final part of the thrilling duology by best-selling author James Patterson, preceded by Cross My Heart

©2014 James Patterson (P)2014 Penguin Audio

Critic reviews

"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 best-selling author of the Jack Reacher series) 

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One word! AMAZING!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would recommend everyone who is a Patterson fan to read this he has outdone himself this time well done!

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Fantastic

Narrator is amazing, I love the changes in his voice. Perfection again James Patterson. Love all the Alex Cross books

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What is wrong with the cross books on audible!

This is the third book I have downloaded and each one keeps skipping and missing the first 15 seconds of a chapter. I can still listen but I have to keep rewinding it. Which is ridiculous! It’s such a shame as the stories themselves are great.

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Emotionally invested in the characters so this book made me cry, so sorry for Alex!

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Great!

Slightly longer and more dragged out than needed to have been but I still loved it!

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Classy

Great book,well read.
Met my expectations
Would defo recomend for any alex cross lovers evan if your not!!
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Good read

Enjoyed this but found it a bit over dramatic in parts. Still a great story so do buy. And enjoy!!

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Could have written better myself

It's unbelievable to think this book is written by the same author who penned the early Alex Cross books. It is completely predictable from start to finish

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Never again

What would have made Hope to Die better?

I should never have started listening to it.

Would you ever listen to anything by James Patterson again?

No way.

How could the performance have been better?

Pay listeners.

You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

No, not one.

Any additional comments?

The book started badly and went quickly downhill from there.

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Why, WHY?

Firstly I have really enjoyed the Alex Cross stories over the years but it seems as though Mr P has begun to run out of original ideas. This seems to be a trend with these big named authors with long running characters like Reacher and Harry Bosch. Sadly this episode of Cross has more padding than a shopping centre Santa, less direction than a Polish lorry driver on the M25 and more predictable than a interview with Jose Mourinho. To quote Cross " why me god, what have I done to deserve this?".