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Along Came a Spider Summary
James Patterson

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Along Came a Spider Summary

Plot Summary

Along Came a Spider is a novel centered on Washington D.C. police detective Alex Cross. Cross and his partner are investigating a group of murders in the poor section of the capitol when they are suddenly pulled away to investigate a high profile kidnapping. Despite his anger at his boss's priorities, Cross finds himself drawn into the kidnapping plot, crossing boundaries that find him accusing his lover of murder. Along Came a Spider is a novel of mystery, romance, and social responsibility that is as thought provoking as it is entertaining.

Alex Cross and his partner, Sampson, are investigating the brutal murder of a prostitute and her two children, the second in a series of murders in the poorer section of Washington, D.C, In the midst of this investigation, they are pulled away to investigate the kidnapping of the secretary of the treasury's son and the...

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