3rd Degree by James Patterson audiobook

3rd Degree

By James Patterson and Andrew Gross
Read by Carolyn McCormick

Little, Brown & Company 9780316603577

The Women’s Murder Club Series: Book 3

6.73 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Detective Lindsay Boxer is jogging along a beautiful San Francisco street when a fiery explosion rips through the neighborhood. A townhouse owned by an internet millionaire is immediately engulfed in flames, and when Lindsay plunges inside to search for survivors, she finds three people dead. An infant who lived in the house cannot be found, and a mysterious message at the scene leaves Lindsay and the San Francisco Police Department completely baffled.Then a prominent businessman is found murdered under bizarre circumstances, and another message is found as well. Lindsay asks her friends Claire Washburn of the medical examiner's office, Assistant DA Jill Bernhardt, and Chronicle reporter Cindy Thomas to help her figure out who is committing these murders and why the killer is intent on murdering someone every three days. Even more terrifying, the killer has targeted one of the four friends who call themselves the Women's Murder Club.

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Summary

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A #1 New York Times bestseller

A #1 USA Today bestseller

Detective Lindsay Boxer is jogging along a beautiful San Francisco street when a fiery explosion rips through the neighborhood. A townhouse owned by an internet millionaire is immediately engulfed in flames, and when Lindsay plunges inside to search for survivors, she finds three people dead. An infant who lived in the house cannot be found, and a mysterious message at the scene leaves Lindsay and the San Francisco Police Department completely baffled.Then a prominent businessman is found murdered under bizarre circumstances, and another message is found as well. Lindsay asks her friends Claire Washburn of the medical examiner's office, Assistant DA Jill Bernhardt, and Chronicle reporter Cindy Thomas to help her figure out who is committing these murders and why the killer is intent on murdering someone every three days.

Even more terrifying, the killer has targeted one of the four friends who call themselves the Women's Murder Club.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Patterson knows where our deepest fears are buried…There’s no stopping his imagination.” New York Times Book Review
“A solid thriller.” Daily Telegraph (Australia)
“Another page-turner from the masters of the very short chapter with a surprise twist. In a word: thrilling.” Herald Sun (Australia)
“From the start, Patterson’s Women’s Murder Club series has felt like high-concept TV with a smart edge, featuring an appealing and reliable cast of four female crime busters who race along byzantine plot lines humming with blood and sex, romance and heartbreak. But Patterson is an author who will detonate readers’ presumptions for the sake of story, and in the series’ third installment, the prolific author, working with frequent collaborator Gross, defies expectations in a shocking way. Readers will love him for it…There’s a calculated feel to all that happens, but clever manipulation of an audience serves Patterson as well as it served Hitchcock: his fans will only clamor for more.” Publishers Weekly
“Carolyn McCormick’s performance strikes the right balance of professionalism and horror in Boxer’s first-person account. McCormick portrays the detective as both detached investigator and sensitive woman, those qualities fighting for dominance in each area of her life. Other characters also receive careful attention, with a light touch of regional accent here and there to polish their personalities. Occasional muted sound effects and musical interludes enhance the performance.” AudioFile
“James Patterson has evolved and refined a medium of his own: the crime thriller that moves faster than a book but not quite as fast as an hour of television. Does it keep you reading? I found I couldn’t stop, in an obsessive-compulsive way.” Sydney Morning Herald

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Author Bio: James Patterson

Author Bio: James Patterson

James Patterson is one of the most popular writers of all time, with more than 375 million copies of his books sold worldwide. He holds the record for most New York Times bestsellers and is the author of the two most popular detective series of the past decade, the Alex Cross novels and the Women’s Murder Club. Patterson has won an Edgar Award, the mystery world’s highest honor, and his novels Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider were made into feature films. His lifelong work to promote books and reading is reflected in his website ReadKiddoRead.com, which helps parents, grandparents, teachers, and librarians find the very best children’s books for their kids. Patterson is a recipient of the Los Angeles Times’ 2015 Innovator’s Award.

Author Bio: Andrew Gross

Author Bio: Andrew Gross

Andrew Gross is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Blue Zone and The Dark Tide and coauthor with James Patterson of five number-one bestsellers. He has degrees from Middlebury College and Columbia University and lives in Westchester County, New York, with his wife Lynn. They have three children.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 6.73
Audience: Adult
Language: English