James Patterson Audio Books
The subject of a Time magazine feature called, "The Man Who Can't Miss," James Patterson is a bestselling author with more than 12 million books sold in North America alone. Most of James Patterson's books are available as audio books. In total, James' books have sold an estimated 130 million copies worldwide. He is the first author to have #1 new titles simultaneously on The New York Times adult and children's lists and is the only author to have five new hardcover novels debut at #1 on the list in one year a record-breaking feat he accomplished twice in 2005 and 2006.
James Patterson is a champion of reading and the founder of the $250,000 PageTurner awards that seek to spread the excitement and joy of books and reading in the United States. James' first foray into kid-accessible fiction, the critically acclaimed Maximum Ride series, also published as audiobooks, debuted on the list at #1 and remained there for 12 straight weeks. The series has so far been on The New York Times bestsellers lists for more than 56 weeks, proving that kids love page turners, too.
James Patterson is the creator of the #1 new detective series of the past dozen years, featuring "Alex Cross" and including the Hollywood-adapted "Along Came a Spider" and "Kiss the Girls," starring Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman. He is also the creator of the #1 new detective series of the past five years, featuring Lindsay Boxer and the other members of the Women's Murder Club, for which the ABC drama series is named. He has authored books behind six films on the Hollywood fast-track, including the young adult series Maximum Ride, an adaptation of the celebrated illustrated children's book, santaKid, the thrillers Honeymoon and Lifeguard, the Alex Cross series, and a stunning horror novel to be published in '07, You've Been Warned.
Jame Patterson is the author of novels from The Thomas Berryman Number (1976) to Honeymoon (2005) that have won awards including the Edgar, the BCA Mystery Guild's Thriller of the Year and the International Thriller of the Year award.
One of Forbes magazine's Celebrity 100, James appeared as a guest star on the popular FOX TV show "The Simpsons" in March, 2007. --Hachette Audio
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