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Along Came a Spider

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: James Patterson

Narrated By: Charles Turner

Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA

Date: November 2005

Duration: 11 hours 59 minutes


Along Came a Spider begins with the double kidnapping of the daughter of a famous Hollywood actress and the young son of the secretary of the Treasury. And that's only the beginning! Gary Soneji is a murderous serial kidnapper who wants to commit the crime of the century. Alex Cross is the brilliant homicide detective pitted against him. Jezzie Flanagan is the female supervisor of the Secret Service who completes one of the most unusual suspense triangles in any thriller you have ever read.


  • Vanessa B.

    This book was absolutely amazing. The movie doesn't do this book any justice the book was way better. James Patterson kept me wanting more I truly didn't want to book to end. Narration of the book was on point Charles Turner is a great reader. This book will be recommended to my family and friends.

  • Scott E

    This book made me fall in love with James Patterson! Absolutely loved this book and got me hooked on the series right from the get go! Alex Cross is by far one of my favorite murder mystery characters! Love this series! Every book is a page turner!

  • Andrew Sundeen

    If not a little preposterous at times, the book gives you a great mystery with a fantastic twist. I can't wait to continue the series!

  • Samantha Rittenhouse

    Absolutely amazing and possibly the most amazing book I have ever heard

  • Tina Barber

    I love all the Alex Cross novels and Charles Turner sounds exactly like what I imagine Alex Cross would sound like! Well written and well read.

  • Shila Carrigg

    Introduction of a great character and wonderful series! This book was well written! Want to listen to it again and again!