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by James Patterson | Read by Ruben Santiago Hudson, Jefferson Mays

James Patterson fine-tunes his backstory in this latest Alex Cross audiobook. He sends Alex and his family to his hometown in North Carolina, where trouble is brewing for his cousin, who is accused of a murder he didn’t commit. Narrator Ruben Santiago Hudson infuses Alex with his own blend of passion and vigor to make this presentation his own. As Alex’s search for the real killer sends him deep into his own family’s secrets, Hudson’s voice peels back layers of raw and heartrending emotion. Jefferson Mays provides counterpoint to Hudson’s performance with his skillful creation of the depraved killer. Together, the two narrators anchor the plot with enduring performances and bring Alex home at last. E.E.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine