Google+ Reading Teen: Book and Audiobook Review: Confessions Of A Murder Suspect by James Patterson, Read by Emma Galvin

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Book and Audiobook Review: Confessions Of A Murder Suspect by James Patterson, Read by Emma Galvin

Hardcover: 384 pages
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (September 24, 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0316206989
ISBN-13: 978-0316206983
Buy the book: Amazon
Buy the audio book:
James Patterson returns to the genre that made him famous with a thrilling teen detective series about the mysterious and magnificently wealthy Angel family . . . and the dark secrets they're keeping from one another.

On the night Malcolm and Maud Angel are murdered, Tandy Angel knows just three things: 1) She was the last person to see her parents alive. 2) The police have no suspects besides Tandy and her three siblings. 3) She can't trust anyone--maybe not even herself. Having grown up under Malcolm and Maud's intense perfectionist demands, no child comes away undamaged. Tandy decides that she will have to clear the family name, but digging deeper into her powerful parents' affairs is a dangerous-and revealing-game. Who knows what the Angels are truly capable of?

I really liked this book. The main character Tandy is caught right in the middle of a murder. Her parents murder! Did she do it? Could Tandy kill her parents, at the young age of sixteen? Tandy confesses, to the reader/listener her side, of the story. I have never read a book like this before. It was very strange to say the least, however, very enjoyable once you get into the murder mystery.    

Tandy with all her siblings, and the family secretary, have to figure out who the killer is. Who did it? It's kinda like the game CLUE, but way cooler. Everyone is sitting around the room pointing fingers. Tandy, along with everyone else, who was in the house that night, had motive for murder. I think it was the secretary! I had a great time listening to Tandy explain what happened. This murder mystery was one of the best I've read. No, it was her older NFL star brother, he's so guilty! Soon Tandy gets sick of waiting, she has to know the truth. Tandy doesn't even remember much, so she is actually investigating herself as well.

James Patterson is an amazing writer, and you have no idea whats going on until it happens. This book is extremely suspenseful. It could have been her younger brother, anything is possible. The reader/narrator Emma Galvin has become one of my favorites. Her voice is a little husky breathy sounding. She doesn't sound high pitch girly or naselly. She has narrated such audio books as Divergent and Insurgent by Veronica Roth, Graveminder by Melissa Marr, Fury by Elizabeth Miles, The Probability of Miracles by Wendy Wunder, and many more.

Buy the audio. Buy the book. If you haven't read or listened to anything by James Patterson, You are missing out! Pre-Order today!

Violence- Moderate
Profanity- Mild
Sexual- Mild

I did not write full content down for "Confessions Of A Murder Suspect" because I listened to it, in my car.

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