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Summary

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Will she live to see her 21st birthday?

When a distraught mother pleads with reporter Cindy Thomas to investigate the disappearance of her daughter, Tara, and her baby granddaughter, Cindy goes straight to SFPD Sergeant Lindsay Boxer.

The prime suspect is Tara's husband, but he tells a conflicting story that paints Tara as a wayward wife, not a missing person.

Is this a tragic case of domestic violence? Or is the truth linked to a more complex network of killings?

As the case grows into something far bigger than any of them could have imagined, the Women's Murder Club will need to work together to unpick the truth from a web of lies.

©2021 James Patterson (P)2021 Penguin Audio

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It’s okay

Read this because I’ve read all the rest, it’s okay, no major gripping suspense parts that meant I could put it down from time to time, a couple of inside jokes if you are an avid fan, overall okay but they have written more gripping books. Doesn’t put me off the authors or storylines just doesn’t make me want to read it again.

The narrator was great, and captured the inflections and voice changes well.

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Not the best murder club book

Having read all of the series and enjoying them all, I found this one just a bit boring. I felt that Patterson had just kind of ran out of things to say. I hope 22 is better

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Worst of the series

Very repetitive worst of the series felt like it ran out of steam in the middle and rushed at the end. Such a shame

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brilliant

brilliant story, keeps it going right to the very end, really well read the portrayal of each character is individual and consistent throughout
bring in the next book

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Weak

The storyline had potential but failed miserably!! The women came across as stupid & weak!! I also think there were flaws especially in the court room! Which just annoyed me!! I also felt the writing was simple, and this is coming from somebody who is dyslexic!! Overall very disappointing!!

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What a load of rubbish

Needs lot more powerful Women in it can’t Believe that James Patterson Wrote this Wasted off time

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Best listen. Excellent

First class story and delivery.
Could not put it down. Nicely read.
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Love this series.

Just love everything about this book.
My favourite series out of all the James Patterson's books...Can't wait for the next one....

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Love this author fantastic stories!

This book keeps you wanting to read more and more. Love this author and never get bored of reading his books.

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Fantastic!!!!

From the first words to the final full stop I was enthralled!! Loved it!

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Cindy needs to go

Cindy is becoming more and more unlikeable. I’m not sure why any of her friends put up with her. She is self serving and fame hungry. Strikes a sour note.