Alex frost dating
Sampson calls Cross "Sugar" as a term of endearment while Cross calls Sampson "Man-Mountain" or "Two-John".
They have been best friends since the age of 10 (Pop Goes the Weasel). His wife Maria was murdered before the series began.
Sampson couldn't bring himself to tell Cross because he knew that Cross would be unable to deal with the fact that he had not done it himself.
Alex finally comes to terms with Maria's death at the end of Cross and is able to move on, hoping that he may find love again in the future.
Eleanor is killed by The Tiger, which causes Alex great pain.
Afterwards, he started a private practice and worked as a psychologist for two years, but eventually decided to become a policeman after he had become disillusioned with the politics of the medical community (Violets Are Blue).
Cross joined the police force because the people in his neighborhood could not afford his services.
Detective Patsy Hampton then shows interest in Alex, but she is killed by Geoffrey before anything serious could happen.
An FBI agent with whom he had partnered in Roses Are Red, Betsey Cavalierre, showed possible romantic interest in Alex and the two began a relationship.