"In Los Angeles, a reporter investigating a series of murders is killed. In Chapel Hill, North Carolina, a beautiful medical intern suddenly disappears. In the sequel to Along Came a Spider, Washington D.C.'s Alex Cross is back to solve the most baffling and terrifying murder case ever. Two clever pattern killers are collaborating, cooperating, competing-and they are working coast to coast."--Page  of cover.
Patterson, James, 1947- Alex Cross series.
Cross, Alex (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Police -- Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction.
Police psychologists -- Fiction.
Serial murders -- Fiction.
Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction.