Informationen zum Autor JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. Among his creations are some of the world's most popular series, including Alex Cross, the Women's Murder Club, Michael Bennett and the Private novels. He has written many other number one bestsellers including collaborations with President Bill Clinton and Dolly Parton, stand-alone thrillers and non-fiction. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed adult author in UK libraries for the past fourteen years in a row. He lives in Florida with his family. MICHAEL CRICHTON first trained as a doctor before going on to become one of the most successful writers in the world. In 1994 he achieved a feat unmatched by any other writer: by having simultaneously a number one TV series, book and movie with, respectively, ER (which he created), Disclosure and Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park , on its release the highest-grossing film of all time. He also directed several movies, including The Great Railway Robbery with Sean Connery and Donald Sutherland. His high-concept thrillers were international bestsellers, and in total his books have sold more than 200 million copies worldwide. He died in 2008.
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THE MUST-READ THRILLER OF 2024
A history-making volcanic eruption is about to destroy the big island of Hawaii.
But a secret held for decades by the military is more terrifying than the volcano.
Two of the bestselling storytellers of all time have created an unforgettable thriller.
PRAISE FOR JAMES PATTERSON
'It's no mystery why James Patterson is the world's most popular thriller writer ... Simply put: nobody does it better.' JEFFERY DEAVER
'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades.' LEE CHILD
'Patterson boils a scene down to the single, telling detail, the element that defines a character or moves a plot along. It's what fires off the movie projector in the reader's mind.' MICHAEL CONNELLY
'James Patterson is The Boss. End of.' IAN RANKIN
'The master storyteller of our times' HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON
'One of the greatest storytellers of all time' PATRICIA CORNWELL
'James Patterson is the gold standard by which all others are judged.' STEVE BERRY
`Patterson knows where our deepest fears are buried ... there's no stopping his imagination NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
`Patterson is in a class by himself GUARDIAN