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18 Best James Patterson Books of All Time


Our goal: Find what the internet ranks as the best James Patterson books (instead of one person's opinion).

Our process:
1. Search for "best james patterson books" and study the top 5 articles.
2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
(This took a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1
    Appears in 4 articles
  2. 2

    The Murder House

    James Patterson

    Appears in 4 articles
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    3
    Appears in 3 articles
  4. 4
    Appears in 3 articles
  5. 5

    The Beach House

    James Patterson

    Appears in 3 articles
  6. 6
    Appears in 3 articles
  7. 7
    Appears in 3 articles
  8. 8
    Appears in 3 articles
  9. 9
    Appears in 2 articles
  10. 10

    Zoo

    James Patterson

    Appears in 2 articles
  11. 11
    Appears in 2 articles
  12. 12
    Appears in 2 articles
  13. 13

    Woman of God

    James Patterson

    Appears in 2 articles
  14. 14
    Appears in 2 articles
  15. 15
    Appears in 0 articles
  16. 16
    Appears in 0 articles
  17. 17
    Appears in 0 articles
  18. 18
    Appears in 0 articles

FAQ

  • Which Alex Cross book should I read first?

    According to our research, the greatest of the James Patterson books to read first is "Along Came a Spider". Which is also the first published book James Patterson released in the Alex Cross series, and probably the most famous one.

  • What is considered the best of the James Patterson stand-alone books?

    According to our research, the best James Patterson stand alone novel is the second result on our list, The Murder House (unrelated to the Murder Club series).

  • How did you create this list of best novels?

    We researched the top of James Patterson's lists online and averaged their responses (regardless of series like Alex Cross, Women Murder Club/ Murder Club series, etc...).

  • Why can't I add any of these to a shopping cart?

    Our number one rule is "never try to out-Bezos Bezos", so we don't do anything Amazon already does a great job at and works well. This is why we don't have famous features like adding an order to a shopping cart, a buy button, finding a novel in paperback, hardcover, or audible audiobooks (and all the ways in which you can read James Patterson) etc... Thankfully though, these are all things you'll find when you click on the "View on Amazon" button :) We focus specifically on building an awesome list of James Patterson books and showing the accurate published date.

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