Tuesday, December 1, 2009

I, ALEX CROSS: REVIEW, BOOK WINNERS AND NEW AUDIO GIVEAWAY!

I, ALEX CROSS
BY JAMES PATTERSON
MY REVIEW:

"A beloved Cross family member has been murdered" is the statement that immediately grabs your attention as you look at the cover of James Patterson's newest Alex Cross book. As fans of Alex Cross who really know him, probably suspect it wouldn't be a major character but then again, we have seen it happen with Alex before, right?

Torn away from his family again to investigate a gruesome murder of a relative, Alex is even more driven to find the killers because of his personal connection. The investigation leads Alex on a wild ride, along with readers, as it is discovered that the rich and famous of Washington , D. C., are patrons of a secret place of decadence and for them, delight...and how this discovery is connected to the Cross family member. While some may think it harmless ? play, this sick fun leads to murder connecting to one of Cross's most scariest villains yet. Blackmail adds to the danger of this case and right in the middle of it, Alex is confronted with another member of his family in danger--medical danger this time. Cross is determined not to lose another relative, and is pulled in two directions as his loyalties and job ethics are one way, and his care of his family member is another. As always, Patterson leaves you breathless while he also leaves us with questions about the future of Alex Cross as he drops clues in the last few paragraphs of the book. So as usual, I will now await the next Cross novel to see what it might be. I think this is one of Patterson's best Cross novels in several years!

WINNERS!

THANKS TO ANNA AND THE
GOOD PEOPLE AT HACHETTE BOOKS,
I HAD FIVE COPIES OF THIS
EXCITING BOOK TO GIVE AWAY.


THE WINNERS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED
BY EMAIL AND HAVE UNTIL NOON,
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2 TO
REPLY
WITH THE ADDRESS INFO.

THE WINNERS ARE:

#71 kalea_kane

#82 CherylS22

#54 Jasmyn

#32 Marilu

#49 Jessica

CONGRATULATIONS!

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I, ALEX CROSS
AUDIO BOOK!
BY JAMES PATTERSON


REMEMBER ABOUT THE BOOK?
You can't run

Detective Alex Cross is pulled out of a family celebration and given the awful news that a beloved relative has been found brutally murdered. Alex vows to hunt down the killer, and soon learns that she was mixed up in one of Washington's wildest scenes. And she was not this killer's only victim.

You can't hide

The hunt for her murderer leads Alex and his girlfriend, Detective Brianna Stone, to a place where every fantasy is possible, if you have the credentials to get in. Alex and Bree are soon facing down some very important, very protected, very dangerous people in levels of society where only one thing is certain--they will do anything to keep their secrets safe.

Alex Cross is your only hope to stay alive

As Alex closes in on the killer, he discovers evidence that points to the unimaginable--a revelation that could rock the entire world. With the unstoppable action, unforeseeable twists, and edge-of-your-seat suspense that only a James Patterson thriller delivers, I, Alex Cross is the master of suspense at his sharpest and best.

AN AUDIO BOOK GIVEAWAY
THANKS TO ANNA AND THE
HACHETTE BOOK GROUP, I HAVE
THREE COPIES OF THIS PATTERSON
AUDIO BOOK TO GIVE AWAY.



--U.S. AND CANADIAN RESIDENTS ONLY
--NO P. O. BOXES
---INCLUDE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS
IN CASE YOU WIN!
--ALL COMMENTS MUST BE SEPARATE TO
COUNT AS MORE THAN ONE!
HOW TO ENTER

+1 ENTRY: COMMENT ON WHETHER YOU THINK YOU WOULD LIKE THE AUDIO BOOK BETTER THAN THE BOOK ON THIS ALEX CROSS MYSTERY!

+1 MORE ENTRY: BLOG OR TWEET ABOUT THIS GIVEAWAY AND LEAVE A LINK HERE FOR ME TO FOLLOW

+1 MORE ENTRY: TELL IF YOU SUBSCRIBE VIA EMAIL AND IF YOU DON'T YOU CAN SIGN UP IN THE LEFT HAND COLUMN. YOU DON'T HAVE TO SIGN UP FOR THIS PART, BUT TELL ME ONE WAY OR ANOTHER.

ALL ENTRIES ARE DUE BY
6 PM, EST, DECEMBER 18

GOOD LUCK!

39 comments:

bermudaonion said...

Congratulations to the winners. (No need to enter me.)

kalea_kane said...

Hooray!!!!! Thank you so much! I never dreamed I'd win this! I am beyond psyched! Thanks so much!

kalea_kane said...

OH...Congratulations to everyone!

Linda K said...

I prefer the written word but audiobooks are good for long drives.


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Linda K said...

I am a google reader follower, not email


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Stacie said...

I prefer books but my boyfriend likes audiobooks because he has a hard time reading because of his eyes.

simplystacieblog at gmail dot com

Bethie said...

I don't know if I would like the audio book better. It depends on what mood I am in. Sometimes I just love to listen while I clean.

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Bethie said...

I do not subscribe thru email. I follow on Google friend connect.

lizzi0915 at aol dot com

Martha Lawson said...

I'd love to win this one. I don't know if I'd like the audio better, guess it'd depend on who's reading it!

mlawson17 at hotmail dot com

Martha Lawson said...

Already followed on google friend, just signed up for email.

mlawson17 at hotmail dot com

fredamans said...

Congrats winners!!!!!

lag123 said...

It depends on the narrator. I love audiobooks when I drive.

lag110@mchsi.com

lag123 said...

I tweeted:http://twitter.com/lag32583/status/6269652882

lag110@mchsi.com

lag123 said...

I am a google reader follower, not by email.

lag110@mchsi.com

g.g. said...

I do like audio books more and more and with James Patterson, I would take it either way as I like what I've read by him.

anjamie4 AT gmail dot com

g.g. said...

I subscribe via email and enjoy it that way.


anjamie4 AT gmail dot com

LoveMy2Dogs said...

Because I am sooo busy, I would rather have the audio book to listen to when I go to bed.

jrandtam[at]columbus.rr.com

LoveMy2Dogs said...

Email subscriber

jrandtam[at]columbus.rr.com

Anonymous said...

listening to audio is like having a story read to you when you were a kid,so nice,,thx for contest..
thehighflyer3(at)hotmail(dot)com

Wanda said...

I would love to be entered in your draw. If I won I would prefer the actual book.
wandanamgreb(at)gmail(dot)com

Rebecca Graham said...

I think I would like the audiobook best because I could listen to it while I am driving on long drives.

rhoneygtn at yahoo dot com

Jaime said...

I love audio books, they allow me to knit and weave while I listen.
copperllama at yahoo dot com

Jaime said...

I'm a email subscriber
copperllama at yahoo dot com

Margie said...

I think I would like this particular book in audio. This is one my husband and I would both enjoy, and we like to listen to books while on road trips.
mtakala1 AT yahoo DOT com

Margie said...

I follow via email update.
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Lee P said...

I really like Audio Books! I am a huge James Patterson fan but haven't read nor listened to this one yet. Thank you for this giveaway and please count me in.

chinook92 at gmail dot com

Lee P said...

I tweeted your giveaway:

http://twitter.com/chinook92/status/6514521267

chinook92 at gmail dot com

Lee P said...

I subscribe to Bookin' With Bingo via email.

chinook92 at gmail dot com

Benita said...

I love to read, but I also love to listen to books, especially when I'm driving to work or a long distance. I'm sure I would like the audio as much as the written word. It's always nice to be read to.

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Benita said...

I am an email subscriber.

bgcchs(at)yahoo(dot)com

dsandyboy said...

Enter me please.

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Glenn said...

Not sure if I'd prefer the audio or not, as I've never tried audio before, but would like to as a comparison. Thanks for the giveaway.

glenn_pessano AT yahoo DOT com

Anonymous said...

I would prefer the audiobook over the book because I have to drive long distances back and forth from work, and I am a huge James Patterson fan! Thanks for having this great giveaway!

Donna
dlhaley@hotmail.com

Anonymous said...

I would love to win the audiobook because I'm taking a road trip in February, and a good James Patterson would really keep me and my boyfriend entertained while we're driving.

Sheila
skkorman@bellsouth.net

Angie said...

I usually prefer the book but if it's narrated by the right voice the audio book can add a different level of excitement.

aksimmo@brainerd(dot)net

Anonymous said...

I've never listed to an audio book of this length, so I'm not sure which I would prefer.

ebeandebe at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

I follow on google reader.

ebeandebe at gmail dot com

dsandyboy said...

I enjoy listening to tapes when I'm driving.

dsandyboy@gmail.com

FrankSandy said...

I enjoy reading books, but I would enjoy this tape too. walkerd@primus.ca

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