James Patterson was born in March 22, 1947 and is one of the biggest bestselling authors and novelists of all times and an award winning American Author. Hes the author of 39 New York Times bestselling titles . Over the years James Patterson has sold over 16 million novels in the United States alone and more than 150 million books worldwide. He created the Alex Cross series and the Womens Murder Club series among others. Some books he wrote made it to the big screen: Along Came a Spider in year 2001; Kiss the Girls in 1997 and Maximum Ride .