African American detectives
Mar 1, 2013 — James Patterson's latest thriller, about a young mother's murder, debuts at No. 9.
Dec 29, 2011 — Kill Alex Cross, a detective thriller by James Patterson, enjoys its second week on the list. Detective Cross is thwarted at every turn as he attempts to investigate the abduction of the president's son and daughter — and he discovers a deadly contagion released in the capital's water supply.