THE SITE FOR DIE HARD CRIME & THRILLER FANS
AudiobookFeaturesNews

First look: James Patterson’s Murder House

1 Mins read

murderhouse_firstlook_875We don’t normally do first look articles for James Patterson’s releases – perhaps because his fans know exactly what they’re going to get. But this one’s a bit different. Instead of the usual print, ebook and audiobook releases, Patterson and his publishers are mixing it up. Firstly, Murder House is being serialised – both as an ebook and an audiobook – in five parts. The first one comes out 1 September.

murder_house_part_one200Secondly, the ebook is being augmented with some nifty extras. There are radio news bulletins, newspaper articles, coroner’s reports, letters and so forth. They might help you uncover extra a clues and draw you deeper into the story.

James Patterson is not only a man of many faces (see his website) but he’s a man of many co-authors and for Murder House he’s worked with David Ellis. As the title strongly suggests, the story involves a desolate house. This one’s in the Hamptons at 7 Ocean Drive, and it was the setting for a series of unsolved killings years ago. Is the house cursed?

When a detective called Jenna Murphy moves to the area to escape a troubled past and to get her career back on track, the killing at 7 Ocean Drive kicks in once again. A Hollywood power broker and his mistress are found murdered in the abandoned property. That’s just the beginning and it’s up to Jenna Murphy to uncover all the secrets of the Murder House…

The weekly serialisations are £1.99 on Kindle and £2.62 as audiobooks, on UK Amazon. Or, you can wait for the hardback which will be £9 and comes out on 24 September. Watch for our weekly reviews of the serialised version.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Related posts
News

On the Radar: Crows, kings and crazy presidents

It’s a very exciting week if you’re a crime fiction lover. New books are coming from established authors and debutantes alike and they involve crows, crime kings and even a crazy president. The latter comes to us care of the prolific American author James Patterson,…
iBookKindlePrintReviews

The Accomplice by Steve Cavanagh

Fictional legal eagles are flying high these days – just look at how successful the recent Netflix adaptation of Michael Connelly’s The Lincoln Lawyer has been. And then we have Eddie Flynn, creation of Northern Irish author Steve Cavanagh, featuring here in the seventh book…
iBookKindlePrintReviews

A Certain Hunger by Chelsea G Summers

Chick-lit cannibalism is how Chelsea G Summers describes her new dramedy thriller – and that gives you a flavour of it, the novel is a tongue-in-cheek fable. A niche sub-genre maybe, but it’s wicked funny if you have the stomach for it. Hell hath no…
Crime Fiction Lover