James Patterson

 Here’s the full list of the new/next James Patterson books in release date order:

James Patterson

 James Patterson 2024 Releases


April 17, 2025 - The Double Trouble Puzzle (Minerva Keen’s Detective Club #2)

January 2, 2025 - The Texas Murders (Texas Ranger #3)

January 2, 2025 - Holmes Is Missing (Holmes, Margaret And Poe #2)

November 26, 2024 - Countdown

November 19, 2024 - Raised By Wolves

October 24, 2024 - The House Of Cross (Alex Cross #33)

October 21, 2024 - Medal of Honor: True Stories of America’s Most Decorated Military Heroes

October 15, 2024 - Fox Is Coming!

October 8, 2024 - Murder Island (Doc Savage #2)

September 30, 2024 - Lies He Told Me

September 5, 2024 - The Time Travel Twins (The Time Travel Twins #1)

July 29, 2024 - Jane “Effing” Smith: 8 Months Left

July 29, 2024 - Ali Cross (Ali Cross Graphic Novel #1)

July 9, 2024 - Confessions Of The Dead

June 3, 2024 - Eruption

May 6, 2024 - The 24th Hour (Women’s Murder Club #24)

May 1, 2024 - Minerva Keen’s Detective Club (MK’s Detective Club #1)

April 25, 2024 - Private Monaco: Missing Persons (Private #19)

April 16, 2024 - The Murder Inn

April 8, 2024 - The Secret Lives of Booksellers & Librarians

March 18, 2024 - No. 1 Lawyer

February 14, 2024 - Tiger, Tiger

February 12, 2024 - Crosshairs (Michael Bennett #16)

January 4, 2024 - Holmes, Miss Marple & Poe Investigations

December 4, 2023 - What Really Happens In Vegas

October 26, 2023 - Alex Cross Must Die (Alex Cross #32)

September 25, 2023 - 12 Months To Live

August 31, 2023 - Private: Rome (Private #18)

August 14, 2023 - Lion & Lamb

July 10, 2023 - Obsessed (Michael Bennett #15)

July 3, 2023 - Circle of Death (Shadow #2)

June 5, 2023 - Cross Down (Alex Cross #31)

May 1, 2023 - Minerva Keen’s Detective Club (Minerva Keen #1)

March 20, 2023 - Countdown

March 6, 2023 - Jacky Ha-Ha Gets the Last Laugh (Jacky Ha-Ha #3)

February 6, 2023 - Walk The Blue Line

January 9, 2023 - The House Of Wolves

James Patterson 2024 & Beyond Books

James Patterson New Book Releases


James Brendan Patterson is an American author known for his extensive oeuvre encompassing various genres, including thrillers, mystery, non-fiction, and romance. His book series are immensely popular and have garnered a worldwide readership.

James Patterson Books List

James Patterson Book List

Here is the complete and ongoing James Patterson Book Series In Order:

Alex Cross

  1. Along Came a Spider (1993)
  2. Kiss the Girls (1994)
  3. Jack and Jill (1996)
  4. Cat & Mouse (1997)
  5. Pop Goes the Weasel (1999)
  6. Roses Are Red (2000)
  7. Violets Are Blue (2001)
  8. Four Blind Mice (2002)
  9. The Big Bad Wolf (2001)
  10. London Bridges (2004)
  11. Mary, Mary (2005)
  12. Cross (2006) (aka Alex Cross)
  13. Double Cross (2007)
  14. Cross Country (2008)
  15. Alex Cross’s Trial (2009) (with Richard DiLallo)
  16. I, Alex Cross (2009)
  17. Cross Fire (2010)
  18. Kill Alex Cross (2011)
  19. Merry Christmas, Alex Cross (2011)
  20. Alex Cross, Run (2013)
  21. Cross My Heart (2013)
  22. Hope to Die (2014)
  23. Cross Justice (2013)
  24. Cross the Line (2016) 24.4. Cross Kill (2016) 24.5. Detective Cross (2017)
  25. The People Vs. Alex Cross (2017)
  26. Target: Alex Cross (2018)
  27. Criss Cross (2019)
  28. Deadly Cross (2020)
  29. Fear No Evil (2021)
  30. Triple Cross (2022)
  31. Cross Down (2023) (with Brendan DuBois)
  32. Cross Out (2023)

Miracle (with Peter De Jonge)

  1. Miracle on the 17th Green (1996)
  2. Miracle at Augusta (2015)
  3. Miracle at St Andrews (2019)

When the Wind Blows

  1. When the Wind Blows (1998)
  2. The Lake House (2003)

Women’s Murder Club

  1. 1st to Die (2001)
  2. 2nd Chance (2002) (with Andrew Gross)
  3. 3rd Degree (2004) (with Andrew Gross)
  4. 4th of July (2005) (with Maxine Paetro)
  5. The 5th Horseman (2006) (with Maxine Paetro)
  6. The 6th Target (2007) (with Maxine Paetro)
  7. 7th Heaven (2007) (with Maxine Paetro)
  8. 8th Confession (2008) (with Maxine Paetro)
  9. 9th Judgment (2010) (with Maxine Paetro)
  10. 10th Anniversary (2011) (with Maxine Paetro)
  11. 11th Hour (2012) (with Maxine Paetro)
  12. 12th of Never (2013) (with Maxine Paetro)
  13. Unlucky 13 (2014) (with Maxine Paetro)
  14. 14th Deadly Sin (2015) (with Maxine Paetro)
  15. 15th Affair (2016) (with Maxine Paetro) 15.5. The Trial (2016) (with Maxine Paetro)
  16. 16th Seduction (2017) (with Maxine Paetro) 16.5. The Medical Examiner (2017) (with Maxine Paetro)
  17. 17th Suspect (2018) (with Maxine Paetro)
  18. The 18th Abduction (2019) (with Maxine Paetro)
  19. 19th Christmas (2019) (with Maxine Paetro)
  20. The 20th Victim (2020) (with Maxine Paetro)
  21. 21st Birthday (2021) (with Maxine Paetro)
  22. 22 Seconds (2022) (with Maxine Paetro)
  23. The 23rd Midnight (2023) (with Maxine Paetro) 23.5. 23 1/2 Lies (2023) (with Maxine Paetro)
  24. 24th Hour (2024) (with Maxine Paetro)

Maximum Ride

  1. The Angel Experiment (2005)
  2. School’s Out– Forever (2006)
  3. Saving the World (2007)
  4. The Final Warning (2007)
  5. Max (2009)
  6. Fang (2010)
  7. Angel (2011)
  8. Nevermore (2012)
  9. Maximum Ride Forever (2015)

Honeymoon (with Howard Roughan)

  1. Honeymoon (2005)
  2. Second Honeymoon (2013)

Michael Bennett

  1. Step on a Crack (2007) (with Michael Ledwidge)
  2. Run for Your Life (2009) (with Michael Ledwidge)
  3. Worst Case (2010) (with Michael Ledwidge)
  4. Tick Tock (2011) (with Michael Ledwidge)
  5. I, Michael Bennett (2012) (with Michael Ledwidge)
  6. Gone (2011) (with Michael Ledwidge)
  7. Burn (2014) (with Michael Ledwidge)
  8. Alert (2015) (with Michael Ledwidge)
  9. Bullseye (2016) (with Michael Ledwidge) 9.5. Chase (2016) (with Michael Ledwidge)
  10. Haunted (2017) (with James O Born) 10.5. Manhunt (2017) (with James O Born)
  11. Ambush (2018) (with James O Born)
  12. Blindside (2020) (with James O Born)
  13. The Russian (2021) (with James O Born)
  14. Shattered (2022) (with James O Born)
  15. Obsessed (2023) (with James O Born)

Daniel X

  1. Dangerous Days of Daniel X (2008) (with Michael Ledwidge) Alien Hunter (2008) (with Leopoldo Gout)
  2. Watch the Skies (2009) (with Ned Rust)
  3. Demons and Druids (2010) (with Adam Sadler)
  4. Game Over (2011) (with Ned Rust)
  5. Armageddon (2012) (with Chris Grabenstein)
  6. Lights Out (2015) (with Chris Grabenstein) Daniel X: Genesis (2022) (with Aaron Tracy)

Witch and Wizard

  1. Witch and Wizard (2009) (with Gabrielle Charbonnet) Battle for Shadowland (2010)
  2. The Gift (2010) (with Ned Rust)
  3. The Fire (2011) (with Jill Dembowski)
  4. The Kiss (2013) (with Jill Dembowski)
  5. The Lost (2014) (with Emily Raymond)

Private

  1. Private (2010) (with Maxine Paetro)
  2. Private London (2011) (with Mark Pearson)
  3. Private Games (2012) (with Mark Sullivan)
  4. Private: #1 Suspect (2012) (with Maxine Paetro)
  5. Private Berlin (2012) (with Mark Sullivan)
  6. Private Down Under (2013) (with Michael White) aka Private Oz
  7. Private L.A. (2013) (with Mark Sullivan)
  8. Private India (2014) (with Ashwin Sanghi)
  9. Private Vegas (2015) (with Maxine Paetro)
  10. Missing (2015) (with Kathryn Fox)
  11. Private Paris (2016) (with Mark Sullivan)
  12. The Games (2016) (with Mark Sullivan) 12.5. Private Royals (2016) (with Rees Jones) aka Private: The Royals
  13. Count to Ten (2017) (with Ashwin Sanghi) 13.5. Private: Gold (2017) (with Jassy Mackenzie)
  14. Princess (2018) (with Rees Jones)
  15. Private Moscow (2020) (with Adam Hamdy)
  16. Private Rogue (2021) (with Adam Hamdy)
  17. Private Beijing (2022) (with Adam Hamdy)
  18. Private Rome (2023) (with Adam Hamdy)
  19. Private: Missing Persons (2024) (with Adam Hamdy)

Middle School

  1. The Worst Years of My Life (2011)
  2. Get Me Out of Here! (2012)
  3. My Brother Is a Big, Fat Liar (2013)
  4. How I Survived Bullies, Broccoli, and Snake Hill (2013)
  5. Ultimate Showdown (2012)
  6. How I Got Lost in London (2014)
  7. Save Rafe! (2014)
  8. Just My Rotten Luck (2015)
  9. Going Bush (2016)
  10. Dog’s Best Friend (2016)
  11. Hollywood 101 (2016)
  12. Escape to Australia (2017)
  13. From Hero to Zero (2018)
  14. Born to Rock (2019)
  15. Master of Disaster (2020)
  16. Field Trip Fiasco (2021)
  17. It’s a Zoo in Here (2022)
  18. Winter Blunderland (2022)
  19. Million Dollar Mess (2024)

Confessions

  1. Confessions of a Murder Suspect (2012)
  2. The Private School Murders (2013)
  3. The Paris Mysteries (2014)
  4. The Murder of an Angel (2015)

I, Funny

  1. I, Funny (2012)
  2. I Even Funnier (2013)
  3. I Totally Funniest (2015)
  4. I Funny TV (2013)
  5. School of Laughs (2017)
  6. The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest I Funny Ever (2018)

NYPD Red

  1. NYPD Red (2012)
  2. NYPD Red 2 (2012)
  3. NYPD Red 3 (2015)
  4. NYPD Red 4 (2016)
  5. Red Alert (2018)
  6. NYPD Red 6 (2020)

Zoo

  1. Zoo (2012)
  2. Zoo: The Graphic Novel (2012)
  3. Zoo 2 (2016)

Treasure Hunters

  1. Treasure Hunters (2013)
  2. Danger Down the Nile (2014)
  3. Secret of the Forbidden City (2015)
  4. Peril at the Top of the World (2016)
  5. Quest for the City of Gold (2018)
  6. All-American Adventure (2019)
  7. The Plunder Down Under (2020)
  8. The Ultimate Quest (2022)
  9. The Greatest Treasure Hunt (2023)

House of Robots

  1. House of Robots (2014)
  2. Robots Go Wild (2015)
  3. Robot Revolution! (2017)

Emmy Dockery

  1. Invisible (2014)
  2. Unsolved (2019)

Murder House Serialization

  1. Murder House: Part One (2015)
  2. Murder House: Part Two (2015)
  3. Murder House: Part Three (2015)
  4. Murder House: Part Four (2015)
  5. Murder House: Part Five (2015)

Jacky Ha-Ha

  1. Jacky Ha-Ha (2016)
  2. My Life Is a Joke (2017)
  3. Jacky Ha-Ha Gets the Last Laugh (2023)

Harriet Blue

  1. Black & Blue (2016)
  2. Never Never (2016)
  3. Fifty Fifty (2017)
  4. Liar Liar (2018)
  5. Hush (2019)

Caleb Rooney

0.5. Killer Chef (2016)

  1. The Chef (2019)

Crazy House

  1. Crazy House (2017)
  2. The Fall of Crazy House (2019)

Candies

  1. The Candies Save Christmas (2017)
  2. The Candies’ Easter Party (2018)

Instinct

  1. Instinct (2017)
  2. Killer Instinct (2019)
  3. Steal (2021)

Little Geniuses

  1. Big Words for Little Geniuses (2017)
  2. Cuddly Critters for Little Geniuses (2018)
  3. Bigger Words for Little Geniuses (2019)

Black Book Thriller

  1. The Black Book (2017)
  2. The Coldest Case (2021)
  3. The Red Book (2021)
  4. Escape (2022)
  5. Blackball (2023)

Max Einstein

  1. The Genius Experiment (2018)
  2. Rebels With A Cause (2019)
  3. Saves the Future (2020)
  4. World Champions! (2021)

Dog Diaries

  1. Dog Diaries (2018)
  2. Happy Howlidays (2018)
  3. Mission ImPAWsible (2019)
  4. Curse of the Mystery Mutt (2019)
  5. Ruffing It (2020)
  6. Dinosaur Disaster! (2021)
  7. Big Top Bonanza! (2021)

Rory Yates

  1. Texas Ranger (2018)
  2. Texas Outlaw (2020)

Ali Cross

  1. Ali Cross (2019)
  2. Like Father, Like Son (2021)
  3. The Secret Detective (2022)

Amy Cornwall

  1. The Cornwalls Vanish (2019)
  2. Countdown (2023)

Katt vs. Dogg

  1. Katt vs. Dogg (2019)
  2. Katt Loves Dogg (2021)

Becoming Ali

  1. Becoming Muhammad Ali (2020)

Hawk

  1. Hawk (2020) (with Gabrielle Charbonnet)
  2. City of the Dead (2021) (with Mindy McGinnis)

Shadow

  1. The Shadow (2021)
  2. Circle of Death (2023)

Doc Savage Thriller

  1. The Perfect Assassin (2022)

Minerva Keen

  1. Minerva Keen’s Detective Club (2023)

Jane Smith

  1. 12 Months to Live (2023)

James Patterson True Crime

  1. All-American Murder (2018) (with Alex Abramovich and Mike Harvkey)
  2. Filthy Rich (2016) (with John Connolly and Tim Malloy)

Murder Is Forever

  1. Murder, Interrupted (2018)
  2. Home Sweet Murder (2018)
  3. Murder Beyond the Grave (2018)
  4. Murder Thy Neighbour (2020)
  5. Murder of Innocence (2020)
  6. Till Murder Do Us Part (2021)

Standalone Novels

  1. The Thomas Berryman Number (1976)
  2. Season of the Machete (1977)
  3. See How They Run (1979)
    • aka The Jericho Commandment
  4. Virgin (1980)
  5. Black Friday (1986)
    • aka Black Market
  6. The Midnight Club (1988)
  7. Sam’s Letters to Jennifer (1991)
  8. Hide and Seek (1995)
  9. Cradle and All (1999)
  10. Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas (2001)
  11. The Beach House (2002) (with Peter De Jonge)
  12. The Jester (2003) (with Andrew Gross)
  13. The Lifeguard (2005) (with Andrew Gross)
  14. Beach Road (2006) (with Peter De Jonge)
  15. Judge and Jury (2006) (with Andrew Gross)
  16. The Quickie (2007) (with Michael Ledwidge)
  17. You’ve Been Warned (2007) (with Howard Roughan)
  18. Sundays at Tiffany’s (2008) (with Gabrielle Charbonnet)
  19. Sail (2008) (with Howard Roughan)
  20. Swimsuit (2009) (with Maxine Paetro)
  21. Don’t Blink (2010) (with Howard Roughan)
  22. Postcard Killers (2010) (with Liza Marklund)
  23. Toys (2011) (with Neil McMahon)
  24. Now You See Her (2011) (with Michael Ledwidge)
  25. Kill Me If You Can (2011) (with Marshall Karp)
  26. The Christmas Wedding (2011) (with Richard DiLallo)
  27. Guilty Wives (2012) (with David Ellis)
  28. First Love (2012) (with Emily Raymond)
  29. Mistress (2013) (with David Ellis)
  30. Homeroom Diaries (2014) (with Lisa Papademetriou)
  31. Public School Superhero (2015) (with Chris Tebbetts)
    • aka Kenny Wright: Superhero
  32. Truth or Die (2015) (with Howard Roughan)
  33. The Murder House (2015) (with David Ellis)
  34. Woman of God (2016) (with Maxine Paetro)
  35. Word of Mouse (2016) (with Chris Grabenstein)
  36. Humans, Bow Down (2017) (with Emily Raymond)
  37. Pottymouth and Stoopid (2017) (with Chris Grabenstein)
  38. Laugh Out Loud (2017) (with Chris Grabenstein)
  39. The Store (2017) (with Richard DiLallo)
  40. The Injustice (2017) (with Emily Raymond)
    • aka Expelled
  41. The President is Missing (2018) (with Bill Clinton)
  42. Not So Normal Norbert (2018) (with Joey Green)
  43. Revenge (2018) (with Andrew Holmes)
  44. Unbelievably Boring Bart (2018) (with Duane Swierczynski)
  45. The First Lady (2018) (with Brendan DuBois)
  46. Sophia, Princess Among Beasts (2019) (with Emily Raymond)
  47. The Inn (2019) (with Candice Fox)
    • aka Murder Inn
  48. The Warning (2019) (with Robison Wells)
  49. Lost (2019) (with James O Born)
  50. Cajun Justice (2020) (with Tucker Axum)
  51. The Summer House (2020) (with Brendan DuBois)
  52. 1st Case (2020) (with Chris Tebbetts)
  53. The Midwife Murders (2020) (with Richard DiLallo)
  54. The Coast-to-Coast Murders (2020) (with J D Barker)
  55. Three Women Disappear (2020) (with Shan Serafin)
  56. Scaredy Cat (2021) (with Chris Grabenstein)
  57. Best Nerds Forever (2021) (with Chris Grabenstein)
  58. The President’s Daughter (2021) (with Bill Clinton)
  59. The Noise (2021) (with J D Barker)
  60. 2 Sisters Detective Agency (2021) (with Candice Fox)
  61. The Horsewoman (2021) (with Mike Lupica)
  62. Jailhouse Lawyer (2021) (with Nancy Allen)
  63. Death of the Black Widow (2021) (with J D Barker)
  64. The Method (2022) (with Michael B Silver)
  65. Run, Rose, Run (2022) (with Dolly Parton)
  66. The Elephant Girl (2022) (with Ellen Banda-Aaku and Sophia Krevoy)
  67. The Ninth Month (2022) (with Richard DiLallo)
  68. Blowback (2022) (with Brendan DuBois)
  69. The Girl in the Castle (2022) (with Emily Raymond)
  70. The Twelve Topsy-Turvy, Very Messy Days of Christmas (2022) (with Tad Safran)
  71. Murder in Bermuda (2023) (with Thaddeus McCants and Aaron Tracy)
  72. The House of Wolves (2023) (with Mike Lupica)
  73. Things I Wish I Told My Mother (2023) (with Susan DiLallo and Susan Patterson)
  74. Lion & Lamb (2023) (with Duane Swierczynski)
  75. Holmes, Miss Marple & Poe Investigations (2024) (with Brian Sitts)
  76. No.1 Lawyer (2024) (with Nancy Allen)

Authors similar to James Patterson

What should I read if I like James Patterson? Who writes like James Patterson?

If you enjoy the suspenseful thrillers and high-paced storytelling style of James Patterson, you may also enjoy the work of these ten authors, each of whom brings their unique approach to the crime, mystery, and thriller genres:

  1. David Baldacci – His complex plots and unforgettable characters offer a compelling read for Patterson fans.
  2. John Grisham – Known for his legal thrillers, Grisham’s books often center around crime and justice, similar to many of Patterson’s novels.
  3. Michael Connelly – His Harry Bosch series has won him numerous fans who appreciate his attention to detail and gritty realism.
  4. Lee Child – Creator of the popular Jack Reacher series, Child’s books deliver suspenseful stories featuring a strong, wandering hero.
  5. Patricia Cornwell – Her Kay Scarpetta series offers forensic thrillers that will grip fans of Patterson’s crime novels.
  6. Harlan Coben – Coben is famous for his gripping stand-alone thrillers as well as the Myron Bolitar series, all filled with twists and turns.
  7. Stuart Woods – His Stone Barrington series offers a blend of suspense and action that Patterson fans will likely enjoy.
  8. Robert Ludlum – Known for the Jason Bourne series, Ludlum’s espionage thrillers are full of suspense and intrigue.
  9. Dean Koontz – While his books often contain elements of horror, sci-fi, and fantasy, fans of Patterson’s thrillers will likely appreciate his tightly woven plots and fast pace.
  10. Sue Grafton – Her ‘alphabet’ series, from ‘A is for Alibi’ to ‘Y is for Yesterday’, provides readers with engaging mysteries and a strong female protagonist.

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