CRADLE AND ALL is megabestselling author James Patterson at the height of his creative power. A breathtaking combination of suspense, love and apocalyptic nightmare, it will keep his millions of fans on the edge of their seats. Kathleen, from privileged Newport, Rhode Island; Colleen, from a poor Irish village - two teenagers who are both pregnant, and both in great danger. Meeting Kathleen, private detective Anne Fitzgerald suddenly has the case of a lifetime and quickly finds herself caught between the certainty of science and the possibility of a miracle that could stop terrible medical epidemics sweeping the globe. Anne's belief in humanity is put to the ultimate test as she comes face to face with an unimaginable evil.