James Patterson has written more than 300 books across several different genres. But where do you start? To begin reading books by James Patterson, you should first think about the genre you're most interested in.
If you're a first-time James Patterson reader, you probably want to start with Along Came a Spider, which is the first book in his bestselling series, Alex Cross. But if you're a true crime junkie, Filthy Rich may be more up your alley, and Woman of God is an excellent fiction book that will have you on the edge of your seat the whole way through.
While there is no specific way to read James Patterson books, he does have a few book series that should be read in order.