PenguinShrewsbury Event: Penguin Books UK release tickets to their most thrilling book launch at Shrewsbury Prison

Publisher, Penguin, is inviting crime-craving and thriller-thirsty bookworms to the world’s most thrilling book premiere to mark the launch of the latest instalment of the popular Alex Cross series from bestselling crime and thriller author, James Patterson. 

Triple Cross, the 30th book in the Alex Cross series, is set to hit shelves on the 27th October. To celebrate this moment fans and thrill seekers alike are invited into the world of Alex Cross, in the form of a gripping, fully immersive overnight stay experience in a decommissioned Victorian prison.

From today, tickets are available for this exclusive book premiere on 25th October at Shrewsbury Prison, Shropshire, where those brave enough will experience an overnight stay surrounded by characters from the book and will experience a multitude of strange on-goings throughout the night. 

Participants will receive an exclusive early copy of Triple Cross and hear the first chapter read by James Patterson himself.

James Patterson, said: “I’m excited to see the world of Alex Cross come to life for fans and influencers alike in Shrewsbury Prison in Shropshire. See you behind bars”.

Tickets are priced at £20 per person and are available by visiting

Triple Cross: An Alex Cross thriller - a new, action-packed thriller that follows Alex as he hunts a mysterious killer, labelled ‘The Family Man’, targeting families in and around Washington, D.C.

For information on Triple Cross, and to pre-order a copy of the novel, head to