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5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00 (1 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: James Patterson, Richard DiLallo Narrator: Dylan Baker Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Alex Cross Series Release Date: August 2009 ISBN: 9781600248542
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The year is 1906, and America is segregated. Hatred and discrimination plague the streets, the classroom, and the courts. But in Washington DC, Ben Corbett, a smart and courageous lawyer, makes it his mission to confront injustice at every turn. He represents those who nobody else dares defend. So when President Roosevelt, who Ben served under in the Spanish-American war, asks Ben to investigate rumors of the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan in his home town in Mississippi, he cannot refuse. 

The details of Ben’s harrowing story, and his experiences with a remarkable man named Abraham Cross, were passed from generation to generation, until they were finally recounted to Alex Cross by his grandmother, Nana Mama. From the first time he heard the story, Alex was unable to forget the unimaginable events Ben witnessed in Eudora and pledged to tell it to the world. Alex Cross’ Trial is unlike any story Patterson has ever told, but offers the astounding action and breakneck speed of any Alex Cross novel.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Dylan Baker, the core narrator, captures listeners with keen emphasis and pacing…His overall efforts—coupled with typical Patterson pacing and prose—will keep listeners hooked.”

    Publishers Weekly (audio review)

  • Dylan Baker, the core narrator, captures listeners with keen emphasis and pacing...His overall efforts-coupled with typical Patterson pacing and prose-will keep listeners hooked. Publishers Weekly
  • “James Patterson returns to his most popular character, Detective Alex Cross, in this mysterious new thriller…Narrator Dylan Baker is the optimal choice to bring this story to life and never disappoints. His pitch-perfect dialect is a marvel filled with subtleties and nuances that take the story to a whole new level. Baker has the capacity to speak directly to each individual listener while still managing to appeal to his audience as a whole with a tremendous stage presence that will have listeners enthralled for hours.”

    AudioFile

  • “Torchlit danger and suspense.”

    Barnes & Noble, editorial review

  • “A haunting account of a bleak time in America’s history…A revelation.”

    BookReporter.com

  • “A little bit of Atticus from To Kill a Mockingbird and a lot of James Patterson heading in a new direction.”

    TheReviewBroads.com

  • A #1 New York Times Bestseller
  • Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award
  • A USA Today Bestseller
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About the Author
Author James Patterson

James Patterson is one of the most popular writers of all time, with more than three hundred million copies of his books sold worldwide. He holds the record for most New York Times bestsellers and is the author of the two most popular detective series of the past decade, the Alex Cross novels and the Women’s Murder Club. Patterson has won an Edgar Award, the mystery world’s highest honor, and his novels Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider were made into feature films. His lifelong work to promote books and reading is reflected in his website ReadKiddoRead.com, which helps parents, grandparents, teachers, and librarians find the very best children’s books for their kids. Patterson is a recipient of the Los Angeles Times’ 2015 Innovator’s Award.

About the Narrator

Dylan Baker is an American stage, screen, and television actor. He attended Georgetown Prep and William and Mary College before earning his BFA at Southern Methodist University, where his passion for acting was ignited with numerous stage roles. Later refining his talents at Yale’s School of Drama, Baker turned professional with big screen roles in movies like Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Delirious, and Love Potion No. 9.