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The Best James Patterson Books 

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Updated June 25, 2019 2k votes 569 voters 31.5k views 56 items

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List of the best James Patterson books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. Patterson is known for writing his books as part of a series, including the Maximum Ride, Alex Cross, and Women's Murder Club series. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that James Patterson is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of James Patterson who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

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Kiss the Girls is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson
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Along Came a Spider is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson, Athena Alexis
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1st to Die is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson
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The Beach House is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson
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Roses Are Red is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson
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Honeymoon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson, Howard Roughan
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Jack & Jill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson
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Pop Goes the Weasel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson
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Step on a Crack is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson, M. T. Coffin, Michael Ledwidge
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4th of July is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
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The 5th Horseman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
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Four Blind Mice is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson
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Cross Country is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson
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Cat and Mouse is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson
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Suzanne's Diary for Nich... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
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2nd Chance is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson
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The Quickie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson
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Kill Alex Cross is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson
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Cross is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson
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Maximum Ride: The Angel ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
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Violets Are Blue is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson
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The Jester is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson
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Sail is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson, Howard Roughan
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Maximum Ride: The Final ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
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I, Alex Cross is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best James Patterson Books
James Patterson