James Patterson, the prolific and internationally acclaimed author, has become a household name in the world of literature. Saga Egmont has published some of Patterson’s most read novels and series in Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, Icelandic and Danish. With a career spanning several decades, Patterson has crafted a unique niche for himself in the realm of thrilling suspense and crime fiction. His gripping storytelling, breakneck pacing, and memorable characters have captivated millions of readers worldwide.
James Patterson’s gripping novels have captivated both readers and moviegoers. Books like “Kiss the Girls” and “Along Came a Spider” brought his iconic character, Alex Cross, to life on the big screen being played by Morgan Freeman. Additionally, Patterson’s collaboration with Maxine Paetro resulted in the Women’s Murder Club series inspiring a thrilling television adaptation. Amazon Studious are also currently making a tv-series about Alex Cross, called “Cross”.
A bestselling and award-winning crime author
James Patterson has achieved many milestones in his long and ultra-successful career as an author, and in early April, he hit another: he became the first author to sell more than 100 million copies across all print formats since BookScan—now known as Circana BookScan—started recording unit sales of print books in 2004.
James Patterson’s enduring success lies in his ability to craft gripping, suspenseful stories that captivate audiences. His contributions to the thriller and crime fiction genres have solidified his place as a literary powerhouse and an influential figure in popular culture.
Throughout his career, James Patterson has received numerous awards and accolades, including the Edgar Award, the International Thriller of the Year Award, and the Children’s Choice Book Award. He has also been recognized for his philanthropy and commitment to promoting reading and literacy, establishing programs such as ReadKiddoRead and the James Patterson Teacher Education Scholarships.
The second part in James Patterson’s success series about Alex Cross will be released in Dutch on the 15th of September 2023.