1st to Die

1st to Die

A Novel

Audiobook CD - 2001
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The Women's Murder Club pits four San Francisco women professionalsagainst a serial killer who's stalking and murdering newlyweds in bestsellingauthor James Patterson's newest thriller. Lindsay Boxer is a homicide inspectorwho's just gotten some very bad news. She deals with it by immersing herself inher newest case and soliciting the personal as well as professional support ofher closest friend, who happens to be the city's medical examiner. The twowomen, along with an ambitious and sympathetic reporter and an assistant DA,form an unlikely alliance, pooling their information and bypassing the chain ofcommand in an engaging, suspenseful story whose gruesome setup is vintagePatterson. "What is the worst thing anyone has ever done?" the killer muses to himselfearly in the narrative. "Am I capable of doing it? Do I have what it takes?"Answering his own question, he embarks on a murderous spree that takes him fromthe bridal suite in a Nob Hill hotel to a honeymoon destination in the NapaValley and thence to a wedding reception at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame andMuseum in Cleveland, Ohio. Dispatching his victims on the happiest day of theirlives, he purposefully leaves enough clues for his distaff trackers to discoverhis identity and put him behind bars. But just when the women think they've gotthe case all wrapped up, the killer turns the tables on them in a bloodydenouement that even the most discerning reader won't see coming. Patterson,author of the popular Alex Cross mysteries, promises future adventures for theWomen's Murder Club, which may give him an opportunity to develop his heroines'characters more completely and win new fans among those who prefer theirdetectives in high heels and lipstick. --Jane Adams
Publisher: New York : Time Warner AudioBooks, p2001.
Edition: Abridged.
ISBN: 9781594830914
Characteristics: 5 compact discs :,digital ;,12 cm.
Additional Contributors: Leo, Melissa
Baker, Dylan


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Fish Mar 17, 2008

This will leave you wanting more.


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Fish Mar 17, 2008

This abridged audiobook introduces the listener to San Francisco detective Lindsey Boxer, and her friends Claire, Cindy and Jill. When Lindsey seems to hit a dead end on a homicide case, She and her friends brainstorm, thereby forming an unofficial group, known as the women's murder club.

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