The Mastermind orchestrates a series of bank robberies that are notable for their precise demands -- & their explosive violence when the demands are not met exactly. Detective Alex Cross takes on the case & recognizes that a particular kind of criminal mind is at work. Cross's investigation gets under the Mastermind's skin, & he makes it his personal goal to take revenge on Cross & his entire team. Amidst all this, Cross's relationship with his girlfriend Christine is falling apart, & his beloved daughter Jannie is hospitalized with unexplained seizures. The pressure rises on every front, culminating in a shocking & explosive climax. Pop Goes the Weasel has more than 900,000 copies in print & was a #1 bestseller nationwide. The fan base of the Alex Cross series continues to grow with each book. Along Came a Spider is scheduled for release in October from Paramount with Morgan Freeman signed on to portray Alex Cross as he did in Kiss the Girls. Roses are Red is a Main Selection of The Literary Guild.Patterson, James is the author of 'Roses Are Red' with ISBN 9780316693257 and ISBN 0316693251.