Ali Cross
James Patterson's blockbuster Alex Cross series has sold over 100 million copies--and now he's bringing those thrills to a new generation! Alex's son Ali is eager to follow in his father's footsteps as a detective, but when his best friend goes missing, what price will he have to pay to solve the mystery? Ali Cross has always looked up to his father, former detective and FBI agent Alex Cross. While solving some of the nation's most challenging crimes, his father always kept his head and did the right thing. Can Ali have the same strength and resolve?When Ali's best friend Abraham is reported missing, Ali is desperate to find him. At the same time, a string of burglaries targets his neighborhood---and even his own house. With his father on trial for a crime he didn't commit, it's up to Ali to search for clues and find his friend. But being a kid sleuth isn't easy---especially when your father warns you not to get involved!---and Ali soon learns that clues aren't always what they seem. Will his detective work lead to a break in Abraham's case or cause even more trouble for the Cross family?

Ali Cross Details

TitleAli Cross
Author
LanguageEnglish
ReleaseNov 25th, 2019
Publisherjimmy patterson
ISBN-139780316530415
Rating
GenreYoung Adult, Mystery, Fiction, Childrens, Middle Grade

Ali Cross Review

  • Laura
    January 1, 1970
    I loved most of this but there were some real holes in the story. Ali, son of Alex Cross, is going to appeal to MG readers and perhaps provide some crossover to other mystery/thriller writers. His caring about his missing friend and determination to find him is appealing, but there's where the holes are: surely the police would have been a little more involved? Either a missing person's report was filed by the parents or it wasn't. If it was, wouldn't they have interviewed Ali? and if not, I loved most of this but there were some real holes in the story. Ali, son of Alex Cross, is going to appeal to MG readers and perhaps provide some crossover to other mystery/thriller writers. His caring about his missing friend and determination to find him is appealing, but there's where the holes are: surely the police would have been a little more involved? Either a missing person's report was filed by the parents or it wasn't. If it was, wouldn't they have interviewed Ali? and if not, wouldn't they have said something to him about the parents claiming he's ok? so confusing. There's a substory about Alex being sued by the family of a man he possibly shoved and put in a coma (Alex says he slipped). I have no idea if this is part of a story from the Alex Cross books, but it won't matter to MG readers because it's explained well enough for them without requiring them to have read another book.ARC provided by publisher.
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  • Kathy
    January 1, 1970
    Great middle grade mystery. The story itself did not represent an accurate description of what would have happened but the mystery was compelling for a middle grade read.
  • Sasha
    January 1, 1970
    First I would like to state that I have received this book through goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me this opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. When I received this book I began reading it at once. This book was a very interesting read. It pulls you in and keeps you wanting more. I would recommend this book to others. It is a very good read
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  • Mrs. Kenyon
    January 1, 1970
    Ali Cross wants to be a detective. He has the best example to follow, his father, Alex Cross. Ali’s friend has disappeared and he wants to find him. It doesn’t help that his house is one of many that was burglarized during the Christmas season. His father would like to help Ali, but he has his own issues since he is on trial for a claim of police brutality. Will Ali be able to track down his friend? Is Abraham’s disappearance related to the burglaries? Will Ali’s investigation cause more Ali Cross wants to be a detective. He has the best example to follow, his father, Alex Cross. Ali’s friend has disappeared and he wants to find him. It doesn’t help that his house is one of many that was burglarized during the Christmas season. His father would like to help Ali, but he has his own issues since he is on trial for a claim of police brutality. Will Ali be able to track down his friend? Is Abraham’s disappearance related to the burglaries? Will Ali’s investigation cause more problems for the Cross family?Ali Cross is the first book in the Ali Cross series. As a reader and fan of the Alex Cross series, I had no problem becoming firmly invested in this story right from the start. Even though I know the many years of Cross family back story, those who are new to this world with Ali will still have an easy time enjoying this mystery. I can see many young adults picking up this book and then going to find the adult series. It doesn’t matter what type of reader you are, this is a mystery that is worth every page.
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  • Melody
    January 1, 1970
    Another good James Patterson book. I’ve kept up with each Alex Cross book, so when I saw this one titled, ALI CROSS, I was thinking something was going to happen to him. It does, but in a “feel good” kind of way. In this, he’s like a younger, smaller version of his dad, and there’s about as much going on with his as there is in each of his dad’s books. It’s definitely worth reading.
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  • Christina Marie Reads
    January 1, 1970
    This is a fun start to James Patterson's middle grade thriller series featuring Alex Cross; who is everyone's favorite detective, and his 11 year old son, Ali!
  • MANUEL POZAS
    January 1, 1970
    I personally LOVE Jimmy books.My daughter Vida loves reading, and these were perfect for her.Please write back of you can. Thanks,Manuel Pozas
  • ... Jeff The Killer °∆°
    January 1, 1970
    Que lindo es el mismo
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