James Patterson was born on March 22, 1947, in Newburgh, New York. He graduated summa cum laude with both a B.A. in English from Manhattan College and an M.A. in English from Vanderbilt University. Patterson's awards include the Edgar Award, the BCA Mystery Guild's Thriller of the Year, the International Thriller of the Year award, and the Children's Choice Book Award for Author of the Year. He is the first author to have No. 1 new titles simultaneously on The New York Times adult and children's bestsellers lists, and to have two books on NovelTrackr's top-ten list at the same time. The book, a grisly thriller featuring African American homicide detective Alex Cross, became an instant bestseller, and its protagonist resurfaced in more than a dozen other sequels, including Kiss the Girls, Mary, Mary, Cross, Kill Alex Cross, Alex Cross, Run, and Cross the Line. In Four Blind Mice, Alex Cross has given formal notice of his resignation to the Washington, D.C., police department. On his last day of employment, breakfast is disrupted by the panicked appearance of his friend, Detective John Sampson. Ellis Cooper, with whom Sampson served in Vietnam, has been implicated in a brutal triple homicide and is in a court-martial for his life. All evidence points to Cooper, but Sampson cannot believe he is guilty… Enjoy free online English audiobook “Four Blind Mice”, a novel by James Patterson.