All 395 James Patterson Books in Order (& Grouped by Series) (2024)

James Patterson is an American author that has been active since 1976 and is one of the most prolific authors in history, both quality, and quantity-wise. The brilliant author holds The New York Times (and Guinness World) record for the most #1 New York Times bestselling novels by a single author in history, with 67.

With over 300 books of his own, numerous novellas, and collaborations with other authors, it’s almost unimaginable to account for everything this brilliant literary mind has produced over the past four or five decades.

Without further ado, here is the ultimate guide of all James Patterson books in order – the genius who outsold Stephen King, Dan Brown, and John Grishamcombined.

Editor’s Note: This bibliography was updated in November 2023 to include most recent James Patterson’s releases.

How many James Patterson books are there?

As I’ve mentioned, it’s incredibly hard to account for every single piece of work produced by James Patterson over the years. He is such a prolific author that wrote hundreds of books and hundreds of more novellas and short stories comprised into collections with other authors.

When you sum everything together, after all the announced books in 2023 come out, there will be 368 James Patterson books out there. That includes his own book series, standalone books, novellas, comic books, manga series, collections, etc. As for novels alone, there are way more than 200 pieces written by James Patterson, many in collaboration with other writers.

James Patterson books in order

Below, you’ll find all the James Patterson books in order, grouped into book series created by the author. There’s a short description of every series and what it’s about, along with the complete list of the books that belong in the said series. That way, you can find what you’re looking for with ease, be it an adult book, a children’s book, or even a comic. Enjoy!

Alex Cross Series

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James Patterson’s Alex Cross series is probably his most notable and most well-known work. It’s a crime/mystery thriller revolving around Alex Cross, a Metropolitan P.D. detective and devoted father who does his best to solve crimes and protect his family at the same time in the city of Washington, D.C.

  1. Along Came a Spider (1993)
  2. Kiss the Girls (1995)
  3. Jack & Jill (1996)
  4. Cat & Mouse (1997)
  5. Pop Goes the Weasel (1999)
  6. Roses Are Red (2000)
  7. Violets Are Blue (2001)
  8. Four Blind Mice (2002)
  9. The Big Bad Wolf (2003)
  10. London Bridges (2004)
  11. Mary, Mary (2005)
  12. Alex Cross (2006)
  13. Double Cross (2007)
  14. Cross Country (2008)
  15. Alex Cross’s Trial (2009)
  16. I, Alex Cross (2009)
  17. Cross Fire (2010)
  18. Kill Alex Cross (2011)
  19. Merry Christmas, Alex Cross (2012)
  20. Alex Cross, Run (2013)
  21. Cross My Heart (2013)
  22. Hope to Die (2014)
  23. Cross Justice (2015)
  24. Cross the Line (2016)
  25. The People vs. Alex Cross (2017)
  26. Target: Alex Cross (2018)
  27. Criss Cross (2019)
  28. Deadly Cross (2020)
  29. Fear No Evil (2021)
  30. Cross Over (2022)
  31. Cross Down (2023)
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Other Alex Cross pieces include:

  1. Action (2014), short story with Brent Gargan
  2. Cross Kill (2016), novella
  3. Detective Cross (2017), novella

Ali Cross Spinoff Series

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The Ali Cross Series is sort of a spinoff of the Alex Cross series, revolving around Ali, his son, who also strives to be a renowned detective. The series is created to be much more child-appropriate but doesn’t have that many entries so far.

  1. Ali Cross (2019)
  2. Ali Cross: Like Father, Like Son (2021)
  3. Ali Cross: The Secret Detective (2022)

Women’s Murder Club Series

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The Women’s Murder Club series is also an incredibly popular James Patterson series of mystery novels happening in San Francisco. A group of women of different professions and background band together to solve mysteries, murders, and other crimes, while we get to follow their personal lives and issues as well.

Some believe the series is set in San Francisco to gain more readers on the West Coast, where Patterson’s competitor, John Grisham, was leading in sales. The series is as follows:

  1. 1st to Die (2001)
  2. 2nd Chance (2002)
  3. 3rd Degree (2004)
  4. 4th of July (2005)
  5. The 5th Horseman (2006)
  6. The 6th Target (2007)
  7. 7th Heaven (2008)
  8. The 8th Confession (2009)
  9. The 9th Judgement (2009)
  10. 10th Anniversary (2011)
  11. 11th Hour (2012)
  12. 12th of Never (2013)
  13. Unlucky 13 (2014)
  14. 14th Deadly Sin (2015)
  15. 15th Affair (2016)
  16. 16th Seduction (2017)
  17. 17th Suspect (2018)
  18. 18th Abduction (2019)
  19. 19th Christmas (2019)
  20. 20th Victim (2020)
  21. 21st Birthday (2021)
  22. 22 Seconds (2022)
  23. 23rd Midnight
  24. 23 1/2 Lies (2023)

Michael Bennet Series

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Michael Bennet is another brilliant detective from the mind of James Patterson, and this series of thrillers follow his adventures. Bennet is an Irish American living and working as a detective in New York City. Not only is he a great detective, but he is also a devoted, caring father, taking care of ten adopted children. The entire series is as listed below:

  1. Step on a Crack (2007)
  2. Run for Your Life (2009)
  3. Worst Case (2009)
  4. Tick Tock (2010)
  5. I, Michael Bennett (2012)
  6. Gone (2013)
  7. Burn (2014)
  8. Alert (2015)
  9. Bullseye (2016)
  10. Haunted (2017)
  11. Ambush (2018)
  12. Blindside (2019)
  13. The Russian (2021)
  14. Shattered (2022)
  15. Obsessed (2023)
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Travis McKinley Series

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Believe it or not, murder and detective mysteries aren’t the only genre James Patterson is prolific in. The Travis McKinley series, also known as the ‘Miracle at’ series, is a three-book sports series based on a golfer, Travis McKinley. Although golf is at the heart of all three books, it really talks about Travis McKinley’s growth as a person. The books are as follows:

  1. Miracle on the 17th Green (1996)
  2. Miracle at Augusta (2015)
  3. Miracle at St. Andrews (2019)

When the Wind Blows Series

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While there are only two books in When the Wind Blows series, it’s just as phenomenal as any other James Patterson series ever written. It starts as a murder mystery, where a widowed veterinarian tries to solve the murder of her husband. Still, it evolves into a government experiment conspiracy with children who lived as lab rats in captivity their entire lives. The books are:

  1. When the Wind Blows (1998)
  2. The Lake House (2003)

Zoo Series

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The Zoo series is comprised of one novel and one spinoff novella. It’s a science fiction thriller where an outcast academic biologist, Jackson Oz, isn’t taken seriously when he claims he had collected data showing a big increase in mammal attacks on humans. Suddenly, packs of animals start infiltrating cities and killing people in huge numbers…

  1. Zoo (2012)
  2. Zoo 2 (2016), novella

Honeymoon Series

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The two books in the Honeymoon series aren’t necessarily connected but follow the same pattern and theme. They revolve around a serial killer who hunts down happily married couples on their honeymoons and an FBI agent trying to solve the case(s), not realizing it might be much closer than he expected. The books are:

  1. Honeymoon (2005)
  2. Second Honeymoon (2013)

The NYPD Red Series

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As the title suggests, the NYPD Red series revolves around the detectives working in the NYPD Red department. The series was co-written by Marshall Karp, and it’s a highly popular suspense thriller series, giving you exactly what you’d expect from such a genre. The books are as follows:

  1. NYPD Red (2012)
  2. NYPD Red 2 (2014)
  3. NYPD Red 3 (2015)
  4. NYPD Red 4 (2016)
  5. Red Alert: An NYPD Red Mystery (2018)
  6. NYPD Red 6 (2020)

The Invisible Series

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This particular series was co-written with David Ellis, and although it consists of only two books, it’s a highly suspenseful and popular series. It follows Emmy Dockery, an FBI researcher who becomes obsessed with trying to find a link between hundreds of unsolved cases of murders, rapes, kidnappings, etc. The scary part is she might turn out to be right…

  1. Invisible (2014)
  2. Unsolved (2019)
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Private Series

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Private, also known as the Jack Morgan series, revolves around Jack Morgan, a former Marine pilot who now owns a prestigious private investigation company, simply named Private. The series follows Morgan’s cases as they get more complicated – and more connected with the elite of the elites of society. The books are as follows below:

Main series:

  1. Private (2010)
  2. Private #1 Suspect (2012)
  3. Private L.A. (2014)
  4. Private Vegas (2015)
  5. Private Paris (2016)
  6. The Games: A Private Novel (2016)

Other books in the series:

  1. Private London (2011)
  2. Private Games (2012)
  3. Private Berlin (2013)
  4. Private Down Under (2014)
  5. Private India (2014)
  6. Private Sydney / Missing (2015)
  7. Count to Ten: A Private Novel (2017)
  8. Princess: A Private Novel (2018)
  9. Private Moscow (2020)
  10. Private Rogue (2021)

Harriet Blue Series

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The Harriet Blue series, also known as the Detective Harriet Blue series, follows the detective/investigator Harriet Blue and her business in Sydney, Australia, where she solves sex crimes. The entire series was co-written by Candice Fox and is as follows:

0.5. Black & Blue (2016), novella

  1. Never Never (2016)
  2. Fifty Fifty (2018)
  3. Liar Liar (2018)
  4. Hush (2019)

David Shelley Series

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The David Shelley series was co-written by Andrew Holmes and included only one novel and one novella, serving as sort of a prequel to the novel. It follows David Shelley, a former Special Forces officer who now goes undercover to save his life and shut down a high-stakes game in the English countryside. The series goes as follows:

  1. Hunted (2016), novella
  2. Revenge (2018)

The Chef Books Series

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Another series of a similar format (novella + novel) is The Chef Books series, aka Caleb Rooney series. The story follows a detective who works part-time in a food truck in New Orleans to make some extra cash. Things turn complicated when somebody starts to poison people at one of the finest restaurants in the city. The series is as follows:

  1. Killer Chef (2016), novella
  2. The Chef (2019)

The Black Book Series

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This series is also known as the Billy Harney series and was co-written by David Ellis. It follows Harney as the story jumps back and forward in time around the events concerning Billy and a triple homicide where he, his partner Detective Kate Fenton, and Assistant D.A. are found dead in Billy’s apartment. The series is as follows:

  1. The Black Book (2017)
  2. The Red Book (2021)
  3. Escape (2022)

Instinct Series

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This series was co-written by Howard Roughan and revolved around an NYPD detective and a criminal behavior expert who teamed up to solve a murder, where the expert’s book was found lying on the floor, along with threatening messages from the killer. The series goes as follows:

  1. Instinct, originally published as ‘Murder Games’ (2017)
  2. Killer Instinct (2019)
  3. Steal (2022)

Crazy House Series

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This series is, as James Patterson’s website suggests, perfect for the fans of The Hunger Games. It follows two twins who face a world of Death Row and dystopia in a phenomenal thriller that will leave you speechless. The books are as follows:

  1. Crazy House (2017)
  2. Fall of Crazy House (2018)
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Discovery’s Murder is Forever Series

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This is the only non-fiction series that James Patterson had ever written (he’s written standalone non-fiction books, but no series). It revolves around true crimes that have happened, and James Patterson describes every detail perfectly. The series is as follows:

  1. Murder, Interrupted (2018)
  2. Home Sweet Murder (2018)
  3. Murder Beyond the Grave (2018)
  4. Murder Thy Neighbor (2020)
  5. Murder of Innocence (2020)
  6. Till Murder Do Us Part (2021)

Rory Yates Series

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The Rory Yates series consists of two books co-written by Andre Bourelle. The story follows Rory Yates, a Texas Ranger whose ex-wife, Anne, starts receiving death threats. The story unravels in a brutal fashion of twists and turns that end up with several murders in this western-fashioned two-books series. Those books are as follows:

  1. Texas Ranger (2018)
  2. Texas Outlaw (2020)

Amy Cornwall Series

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This two-book story follows Captain Amy Cornwall, whose family goes missing, and she tries to do whatever it takes to get them back. The story is full of twists that you’ll certainly enjoy. That is if you can get the name of the book right, as the first book of the series was published under three different names. The series is as follows:

  1. The Cornwalls Vanish, previously published as The Cornwalls Are Gone and Out of Sight (2019)
  2. Countdown

Doc Savage Series

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This series is not actually a series yet but will become one after the second book gets published, likely by the end of 2023. The series follows Brandt Savage, the grandson of the legendary action hero who is forced into a top-secret training program and finds his true calling – being a professional, perfect assassin. The story goes as follows:

  1. The Perfect Assassin: A Doc Savage Thriller (2022)
  2. Doc Savage #2 (expected publication in 2023)

Maximum Ride Series

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Maximum Ride is a book series written by James Patterson and his first young adult science fantasy series ever. It revolves around Max Ride, a young girl, and her family called the Flock, who are actually human-avian hybrids with winds created at a lab known as The School.

The series is actually a reboot of the When the Wind Blows series but modified to be more YA-appropriate. The series is as follows:

  1. The Angel Experiment (2005)
  2. School’s Out Forever (2006)
  3. Saving the World & Other Extreme Sports (2007)
  4. The Final Warning (2008)
  5. Max (2009)
  6. Fang (2010)
  7. Angel (2011)
  8. Nevermore (2012)
  9. Maximum Ride Forever (2015)

Maximum Ride: Hawk Series

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This two-part series is a continuation of the Maximum Ride story after Max had already been missing for ten years. The story follows Hawk, a young 17-year-old girl who’s growing up in a post-apocalyptic New York City, where she was told to wait for her parents to return. The two-part series is as follows:

  1. Hawk (2020)
  2. City of the Dead (2021)

Daniel X Series

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Daniel X is another science fantasy series for young adults, revolving around Daniel X, a boy whose parents were killed. He took over their job as the Defender of Earth, trying to defend it from alien invasions and creatures. The series is very popular and goes as follows:

  1. The Dangerous Days of Daniel X (2008)

1.5. Daniel X: Alien Hunter (2008), comic

  1. Watch the Skies (2009)
  2. Demons and Druids (2010)
  3. Game Over (2011)
  4. Armageddon (2012)
  5. Lights Out (2015)

Wicked & Wizard Series

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This series, also known as the Witch & Wizard series, named after the first book of the series, is based on a dystopian fantasy world where people are tried for witchcraft, and gifted kids can travel through alternate dimensions, specifically to the Shadowland, and a haven for persecuted children called the Freeland. The series is as follows:

  1. Witch & Wizard (2009)
  2. The Gift (2010)
  3. The Fire (2011)
  4. The Kiss (2013)
  5. The Lost (2014)
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Confessions Series

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The Confessions series is also meant for young adults. Only this time, Patterson returned to the murder mystery genre. The story follows a young teenage detective and the mysterious Angel family, along with all the dark, twisted secrets they hold from one another. The series is as follows:

  1. Confessions of a Murder Suspect (2012)
  2. The Private School Murders (2013)
  3. The Paris Mysteries (2014)
  4. The Murder of an Angel (2015)

Middle School Series

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After we covered the adult and young adult series, it’s time to dive into James Patterson’s children-oriented books. Middle School is probably his most well-known children’s book series, based on realistic fiction that follows the sixth-grader Rafe Khatchadorian and his life as an adolescent. The series goes:

  1. Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life (2011)
  2. Get Me Out of Here! (2012)
  3. Big Fat Liar (2013)
  4. How I Survived Bullies, Broccoli, and Snake Hill (2013)
  5. Ultimate Showdown (2014)
  6. Save Rafe! (2014)
  7. Just My Rotten Luck! (2015)
  8. Dog’s Best Friend (2016)
  9. Escape to Australia (2017)
  10. From Hero to Zero (2017)
  11. Born to Rock (2019)
  12. Master of Disaster (2020)
  13. Field Trip Fiasco (2021)
  14. It’s a Zoo in Here (2022)
  15. Winter Blunderland (2022)

I Funny Series

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I Funny is another children’s book series by James Patterson, and although the main character, Jamie Grimm, is a natural-born comedian, his story starts off quite tragically. His entire family dies in an accident that leaves Jamie disabled from the waist down. He moves in with his aunt and starts attending a new school, and the series progresses from there. The books are as follows:

  1. I Funny (2012)
  2. I Even Funnier (2013)
  3. I Totally Funniest (2015)
  4. I Funny TV (2015)
  5. I Funny School of Laughs (2017)
  6. The Nerdiest Wimpiest Dorkiest I Funny Ever (2018)
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Treasure Hunters Series

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This is an awesome adventure-based children’s book series with outstanding humor, educational value, and adventures all over the world, from the Nile to the Down Under. The series is as follows:

  1. Treasure Hunters (2013)
  2. Danger Down the Nile (2014)
  3. Secret of the Forbidden City (2015)
  4. Peril at the Top of the World (2016)
  5. Quest for the City of Gold (2017)
  6. All-American Adventure (2019)
  7. The Plunder Down Under (2020)
  8. The Ultimate Quest (2022)
  9. The Greatest Treasure Hunt (expected publication on May 22, 2023)

House of Robots Series

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House of Robots is a James Patterson-led series for kids that is filled with illustrations, technology, and a cute, smart robot that signs up to attend an ordinary fifth-grade class. The three-book series is:

  1. House of Robots (2014)
  2. Robots Go Wild! (2015)
  3. Robot Revolution (2017)

Jacky Ha-Ha Series

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The Jacky Ha-Ha series follows a middle-schooler named Jacky, who is known as a class clown, and everything she does makes people laugh – even when her own life is anything but funny. The series explores how humor can help you cope with tough situations while still taking problems seriously and not trying to sweep them under the rug. The series is as follows:

  1. Jacky Ha-Ha (2016)
  2. My Life is a Joke (2017)
  3. Jacky Ha-Ha Gets the Last Laugh (expected publication on March 6, 2023)

Little Geniuses Series

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This is a series of picture books for very young children that can help them learn new words and become, well, little geniuses! They are as follows:

  1. Big Words for Little Geniuses (2017)
  2. Cuddly Critters for Little Geniuses (2018)
  3. Bigger Words for Little Geniuses (2019)
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The Dog Diaries Series

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Remember Rafe from the Middle School series? Well, this series revolves around his mischievous dog and his adventures, ranging from going to obedience school to fetching dinosaur bones. The series is as follows:

  1. Dog Diaries (2018)
  2. Dog Diaries: Happy Howlidays (2018)
  3. Dog Diaries: Mission Impawsible (2019)
  4. Dog Diaries: Curse of the Mystery Mutt (2019)
  5. Dog Diaries: Ruffing It (2020)
  6. Dog Diaries: Dinosaur Disaster (2022)
  7. Dog Diaries: Big Top Bonanza (expected publication on April 3, 2023)

Max Einstein Series

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Max Einstein is a brilliant young girl who uses her brains for mischief, but that mischief is always used for good purposes. Like, for instance, hacking into NYU computers to learn and attend classes or building inventions to help the homeless. The series follows Max and her group of genius friends. The books are as follows:

  1. Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment (2018)
  2. Max Einstein: Rebels with a Cause (2019)
  3. Max Einstein: Saves the Future (2020)
  4. Max Einstein: World Champions (2021)

Katt vs. Dogg Series

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Katt vs. Dogg series is a two-part series that’s actually a classic tale of the fight between a cat and a dog, who eventually grow fond of each other and settle their differences in an insanely cute, loveable way. The series is as follows:

  1. Katt vs. Dogg (2019)
  2. Katt Loves Dogg (2021)

James Patterson’s standalone work

With all the series covered, it’s important to note that James Patterson wrote numerous other standalone books and novellas. You can find them all listed below.

James Patterson’s standalone adult fiction books:

  1. The Thomas Berryman Number (1976)
  2. Season of the Machete (1977)
  3. See How They Run (1979)
  4. Cradle and All (1980)
  5. Black Friday (1986)
  6. The Midnight Club (1988)
  7. Hide & Seek (1995)
  8. Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas (2001)
  9. The Beach House (2002)
  10. The Jester (2003)
  11. Sam’s Letters to Jennifer (2004)
  12. Lifeguard (2005)
  13. Beach Road (2006)
  14. Judge & Jury (2006)
  15. The Quickie (2007)
  16. You’ve Been Warned (2007)
  17. Sundays at Tiffany’s (2008)
  18. Sail (2008)
  19. Swimsuit (2009)
  20. The Postcard Killers (2010)
  21. Don’t Blink (2010)
  22. Toys (2011)
  23. Now You See Her (2011)
  24. Kill Me If You Can (2011)
  25. Boys Will Be Boys (2011) (Short Story)
  26. The Christmas Wedding (2011)
  27. Guilty Wives (2012)
  28. Mistress (2013)
  29. Truth or Die (2015)
  30. The Murder House (2015)
  31. Woman of God (2016)
  32. Two From the Heart (2017)
  33. The Store (2017)
  34. The President is Missing (2018)
  35. Juror #3 (2018)
  36. The First Lady (2018)
  37. The Inn (2019)
  38. The Warning (2019)
  39. The Summer House (2020)
  40. Cajun Justice (2020)
  41. 1st Case (2020)
  42. The Midwife Murders (2020)
  43. The Coast-to-Coast Murders (2020)
  44. Three Women Disappear (2020)
  45. The Palm Beach Murders (2021)
  46. The President’s Daughter (2021)
  47. The Shadow (2021)
  48. The Noise (2021)
  49. The Jailhouse Lawyer (2021)
  50. 2 Sisters Detective Agency (2021)
  51. The Horsewoman (2022)
  52. Steal (2022)
  53. Run, Rose, Run (2022)
  54. Death of the Black Widow (2022) (with J.D. Barker)
  55. The Ninth Month (2022)
  56. Blowback (2022) (with Brendan DuBois)
  57. The Twelve Long, Hard, Topsy-Turvy, Very Messy Days of Christmas (2022)
  58. The House of Wolves (2023)
  59. 3 Days to Live
  60. Countdown
  61. Circle of Death
  62. Lion & Lamb (2023)
  63. 12 Months to Live (2023)
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James Patterson’s standalone young adult fiction books:

  1. First Love (2013)
  2. Homeroom Diaries (2014)
  3. Humans, Bow Down (2017)
  4. The Injustice / Expelled (2017)
  5. Sophia, Princess Among Beasts (2019)
  6. The Runaway’s Diary (2022)
  7. The Girl in the Castle (2022)

James Patterson’s standalone children’s books:

  1. Give Please a Chance (2016)
  2. Give Thank You a Try (2017)
  3. Santakid (2004)
  4. Word of Mouse (2016)
  5. Penguins of America (2017)
  6. Laugh Out Loud (2017)
  7. The Candies Save Christmas (2017)
  8. Not So Normal Norbert (2018)
  9. Unbelievably Boring Bartholomew (2018)
  10. Becoming Muhammad Ali (2020)
  11. Scaredy Cat (2021)
  12. Best Nerds Forever (2021)
  13. Minerva Keen’s Detective Club (expected publication on May 1, 2023)

James Patterson’s non-fiction books in publication order:

  1. The Day America Told the Truth (1992)
  2. The Second American Revolution: The People’s Plan for Fixing America-Before It’s Too Late (1994)
  3. Torn Apart (2008)
  4. Against Medical Advice (2008)
  5. The Murder of King Tut (2009)
  6. Med Head: My Knock-down, Drag-out, Drugged-up Battle with My Brain (2010)
  7. Filthy Rich (2016)
  8. Trump vs. Clinton: In Their Own Words (2016)
  9. All-American Murder: The Rise and Fall of Aaron Hernandez, the Superstar Whose Life Ended on Murderers’ Row (2018)
  10. The House of Kennedy/The Kennedy Curse (2020)
  11. The Last Days of John Lennon (2020)
  12. Walk in My Combat Boots (2021)
  13. The Defense Lawyer (2021)
  14. E.R. Nurses: True Stories from America’s Greatest Unsung Heroes (2021)
  15. James Patterson by James Patterson: The Stories of My Life (2022)
  16. The Elephant Girl (2022)
  17. Diana, William and Harry (2022)
  18. Things I Wish I Told My Mother by Susan Patterson (expected publication on April 10, 2023)
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All of James Patterson’s novellas & short stories

As mentioned before, James Patterson wrote numerous novellas, mostly with other authors. They are as follows:

In collections:

  1. Triple Threat (2016), a collection of 3 novellas: “Cross Kill” (Alex Cross series), “Zoo 2” (Zoo series #1.5), “The Pretender”
  2. Kill or Be Killed (2016), a collection of 4 novellas: “The Trial” (Women’s Murder Club series #15.5), “Little Black Dress”, “Heist”, “The Women’s War”
  3. The Moores are Missing (2017), a collection of 3 novellas: “The Moores are Missing”, “The Housewife”, “Absolute Zero”
  4. The Moores Are Missing (2017), a collection of 3 novellas: “The Moores are Missing”, “Kill and Tell”, “Dead Heat”
  5. Two From the Heart (2017), a collection of 2 novellas: “Tell Me Your Best Story”, “The Lifesaver”
  6. The Family Lawyer (2017), a collection of 3 novellas: “The Family Lawyer”, “Night Sniper”, “The Good Sister”
  7. Triple Homicide (2017), a collection of 3 novellas: “Detective Cross” (Alex Cross series), “The Medical Examiner” (Women’s Murder Club series #16.5), “Manhunt” (Michael Bennett series #10.5)
  8. Murder in Paradise (2018), a collection of 3 novellas: “The Lawyer Lifeguard”, “The Doctor’s Plot”, “The Shut-In”
  9. The House Next Door (2019), a collection of 3 novellas: “The House Next Door”, “The Killer’s Wife”, “We. Are. Not. Alone”

In series:

Jon Roscoe Thriller series (with Robert Gold):

  1. The Hostage (2016)
  2. The Verdict (2016)
  3. Kidnapped (2016)

Detective Luc Moncrief series (with Richard DiLallo):

  1. French Kiss (2016)
  2. The Christmas Mystery (2016)
  3. French Twist (2017)

Owen Taylor series (with Brendan DuBois):

  1. The End (2017)
  2. After the End (2017)

Mitchum series (with James O. Born):

  1. Hidden (2017)
  2. Malicious (2017)
  3. Malevolent (2020)
  4. Omnibus: The River Murders (2020)
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Standalone novellas and short stories:

  1. Action (2014), with Brent Gargan, short story (Alex Cross series)
  2. $10,000,000 Marriage Proposal (2016), with Hilary Liftin
  3. 113 Minutes” (2016), with Max DiLallo
  4. Airport: Code Red (2016), with Michael White, Penguin ISBN 978-1786530370
  5. Black & Blue (2016), with Candice Fox (Detective Harriet Blue series #0.5)
  6. Break Point (2016), with Lee Stone, Bookshots ISBN 978-1786530134
  7. Chase (2016), with Michael Ledwidge (Michael Bennett series #9.5)
  8. Come and Get Us (2016), with Shan Serafin
  9. Cross Kill (2016) (Alex Cross series)
  10. Dead Heat (2016), with Lee Stone
  11. Heist (2016), with Rees Jones
  12. Hunted (2016), with Andrew Holmes (David Shelley series #0.5)
  13. Killer Chef (2016), with Jeffrey J. Keyes (Caleb Rooney series #0.5)
  14. Let’s Play Make-Believe (2016), aka The Palm Beach Murders (2021), with James O. Born
  15. Little Black Dress (2016), with Emily Raymond
  16. Private Royals (2016), with Rees Jones, Bookshots ISBN 978-1786530172 (Private series #12.5)
  17. Taking the Titanic (2016), with Scott Slaven
  18. The Mating Season (2016), with Laurie Horowitz
  19. The Pretender (2016), with Andrew Bourelle
  20. The Trial” (2016), with Maxine Paetro, Women’s Murder Club series #15.5
  21. The Women’s War (2016), with Shan Serafin
  22. Zoo 2 (2016), with Max DiLallo, Zoo series #1.5
  23. Absolute Zero (2017), with Ed Chatterton
  24. Achilles (2017)
  25. Avalanche (2017), with David Inglish
  26. Christmas Sanctuary (2017), with Lauren Hawkeye
  27. Dead Man Running (2017), with Christopher Farnsworth
  28. Deadly Cargo (2017), with Will Jordan
  29. Detective Cross (2017) (Alex Cross series)
  30. Diary of a Succubus (2017), with Derek Nikitas
  31. Kill and Tell (2017), with Scott Slaven
  32. Love Me Tender (2017), with Laurie Horowitz
  33. Manhunt (2017), with James O. Born, Michael Bennett series #10.5
  34. Night Sniper (2017), with Christopher Charles
  35. Nooners (2017)
  36. Private Gold (2017), with Jassy Mackenzie, Private series #13.5
  37. Scott Free (2017), with Rob Hart
  38. Stealing Gulfstreams (2017), with Max DiLallo
  39. Steeplechase (2017), with Scott Slaven
  40. Stingrays (2017)
  41. Tell Me Your Best Story (2017), with Emily Raymond
  42. The Dolls (2017), with Kecia Bal
  43. The Exile (2017), with Alison Joseph
  44. The Family Lawyer (2017), with Robert Rotstein
  45. The Good Sister (2017), with Rachel Howzell Hall
  46. The Housewife (2017), with Sam Hawken
  47. The House Husband (2017), with Duane Swierczynski
  48. The Lawyer Lifeguard (2017), with Doug Allyn
  49. The Lifesaver (2017), with Frank Constantini and Brian Sitts
  50. The Medical Examiner (2017), with Maxine Paetro, Women’s Murder Club series #16.5
  51. The Moores are Missing (2017), with Loren D. Estleman
  52. The Shut-In (2017), with Duane Swierczynski
  53. You’ve Been Warned (2017), with Derek Nikitas
  54. The Doctor’s Plot (2018), with Connor Hyde
  55. The House Next Door (2019), with Susan DiLallo
  56. The Killer’s Wife (2019), with Max DiLallo
  57. We. Are. Not. Alone (2019), with Tim Arnold

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