Alex Cross is the fictional character created by James Patterson, and is a detective slash psychologist based in Washington.

Cross lives with his kids and Nana Mama. Below is the order of all of the Alex Cross novels:

Publication Order of Alex Cross Books


Along Came a Spider(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kiss the Girls(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jack & Jill(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cat and Mouse(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pop Goes the Weasel(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Roses Are Red(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Violets Are Blue(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Four Blind Mice(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Big Bad Wolf(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
London Bridges(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mary, Mary(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cross(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Double Cross(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cross Country(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alex Cross' Trial(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I, Alex Cross(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cross Fire(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kill Alex Cross(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Merry Christmas, Alex Cross(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alex Cross, Run(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cross My Heart(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Alex Cross Books in Chronological Order:

The chronological order of the Alex Cross books are the exact same as the publication order.

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  • Gwendolynhill

    I’m truly in love with Alex Cross and hate that I didn’t start reading them earlier

  • Stacy Jolley

    What about cradle and all?

  • Sherry Burnisky

    When is the next book after Cross My Heart

    • Dean Cowie

      Hope To Die is due out this year, although very little information is known at this point.

  • David Winfrey

    Mary, Mary … is the peak of the Alex Cross novels.

    Cross Country.. I don’t think Patterson even wrote that one.

    the latest book, no one is mentioning that it didn’t finish the story.. a total gimmick to get readers to buy the next one. And its not a cliff hanger. its simply Unfinished…. And I like Alex Cross.

    • DeAnna Wing-Larson

      I’m reading Cooss Country right now and it is most definitely written by James Patterson. :) and the part you read is a preview, his book hasn’t been published yet!!