Alex Cross, a black Washington, D.C., police detective with a Ph. D. in psychology, and Jezzie Flanagan, a white motorcycling Secret Service agent, become lovers as they work together to apprehend a chilling psychopath who has kidnapped two children from a posh private school.
Cross, Alex (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Police -- Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction.
Police psychologists -- Fiction.
Private schools -- Fiction.
Secret service -- Fiction.
Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction.