Ripper

Ripper

Audiobook CD - 2014
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Fascinated by the dark side of human nature, high school senior Amanda Jackson, a natural-born sleuth addicted an online mystery game called Ripper, launches her own investigation into a string of strange murders across the city that hits too close to home when her mother vanishes. Simultaneous.

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The Jackson women, Indiana and Amanda, have always had each other. Yet while their bond is strong, mother and daughter are as different as night and day. While her mom looks for the good in people, Amanda is fascinated by the dark side of human nature—as is her father, the SFPD's deputy chief of homicide. Brilliant and introverted, Amanda is a natural-born sleuth addicted to Ripper, the online mystery game she plays with her beloved grandfather and friends around the world. When a string of strange murders occurs across the city, Amanda plunges into her own investigation. But the case becomes all too personal when Indiana suddenly vanishes. Now, with her mother's life on the line, the young detective must solve the most complex mystery she's ever faced before it's too late.



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& Taylor

High school senior Amanda Jackson, fascinated by the dark side of human nature, must unmask a serial killer in San Francisco through Ripper, the online mystery game she plays with her beloved grandfather and friends around the world.

Publisher: New York : Harper Audio, p2014
Edition: Unabridged ed
ISBN: 9780062311016
Branch Call Number: CD FIC Allen 12 discs
Characteristics: 12 sound discs (ca. 14.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in

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BeatrizVF09
Aug 04, 2017

The start of the book was rather slow / boring. It doesn't get interesting until murder 3. Amanda was a brat throughout most of the book. The things I enjoyed most was the mystery itself and the dog. I agree with some readers that state that the book could have been shorter.

Recommended by Rona - Kirk- Bear Canyon Library

mayfairlady Jul 11, 2014

I found that the back stories of the various characters broke the flow of the story. Good narration and great ending.

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turbopip
May 21, 2014

I usually enjoy Allende's books but not this one. The story is far fetched and implausible. I found myself continuously scoffing at the plot and was hard pressed to finish this book. Finish it I did in the hope that it would improve but it didn't. It's a total let down compared with her usual engaging stories.

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