JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling
writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 400 million
copies worldwide. He is the author of some of the most popular
series of the past two decades - the Alex Cross, Women's Murder
Club, Detective Michael Bennett and Private novels - and he has
written many other number one bestsellers including stand-alone
thrillers and non-fiction.
James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books for young readers including the Middle School, Dog Diaries, Treasure Hunters and Max Einstein series. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed author in UK libraries for the past thirteen years in a row. He lives in Florida with his family.