James Patterson, in full James Brendan Patterson, Jr., is an American author, principally known for his thriller and suspense novels, whose prolific output and business savvy made him a ubiquitous presence on best-seller lists in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. By the early 1990s, Patterson had modified his approach to writing fiction, adopting a style characterized by unadorned prose, bite-sized chapters, and fast-paced streamlined plots. With more than 305 million copies of his 148 books in print, Patterson has the distinction of having been the top-selling fiction writer of the 2000s, according to Nielsen BookScan. He holds a Guinness World Record for being the first author to sell more than one million e-books. In 2005, after discovering that his son lacked an interest in reading, Patterson created the Maximum Ride series of science-fiction novels, aimed at young adults but designed to appeal to readers of all ages. Patterson hit the big-time with his novels about Alex Cross, a detective and psychologist in Washington, D.C., who tracks serial killers. In Cat and Mouse, Gary Soneji, the criminal mastermind from Along Came a Spider returns. Soneji blames Cross for the time he has spent in jail for his crimes and wants to punish him. First, however, Soneji want to commit crimes he knows will make him famous long after he dies. While Cross tries to find Soneji and stop his crime spree, he finds himself pulled into another case, the case of Mr Smith, a cruel and ruthless serial killer… Enjoy free online English audiobook “Cat and Mouse”, a novel by James Patterson.