James Patterson has had more "New York Times" bestsellers than any
other writer, ever, according to "Guinness World Records." Since
his first novel won the Edgar Award in 1977 James Patterson's books
have sold more than 240 million copies. He is the author of the
Alex Cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past
twenty-five years, including "Kiss the Girls "and "Along Came a
Spider." Mr. Patterson also writes the bestselling Women's Murder
Club novels, set in San Francisco, and the top-selling New York
detective series of all time, featuring Detective Michael Bennett.
He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.