JAMES PATTERSON was selected by kids across America as the Children's Choice Book Awards Author of the Year in 2010. He is the internationally bestselling author of the highly praised Maximum Ride novels; the Witch & Wizard series (nominated for the 2011 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards); the Daniel X series; Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life; and the detective series featuring Alex Cross. His books have sold more than 230 million copies worldwide, making him one of the bestselling authors of all time. He lives in Florida.
NED RUST lives in Croton, NY, with his family. He has also collaborated with James Patterson on Daniel X: Watch the Skies and Witch & Wizard: The Gift.
Daniel X is one of the greatest superheroes ever to walk planet Earth. He has defeated a host of evildoers on The List of Alien Outlaws, and now he's ready to raise the stakes on his next impossible mission--by eliminating a pair of sadistic shape-shifters at the helm of a massive videogame enterprise. Their next addictive game release, Crown of Thorns V, is about to control the minds of kids all over the world! But this deadly duo also has an appetite for endangered extraterrestrials, and they plan to make Daniel
the main course of their next feast. Can he escape their skewers--or will it be GAME OVER for the Alien Hunter?