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Crazy House Audiobook

Crazy House

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Publisher's Summary

There were no charges. There was no trial. There will be no escape.

Seventeen-year-old Becca Greenfield was snatched from her small hometown. She was thrown into a maximum-security prison and put on Death Row with other kids her age. Until her execution, Becca's told to fit in and shut her mouth...but Becca's never been very good at either. Her sister, Cassie, was always the perfect twin.

Becca's only hope is that her twin sister will find her. That perfect little priss Cassie will stop following the rules and start breaking them before it's too late. Because her jailers made a mistake that could get them both killed:

They took the wrong twin.

©2017 James Patterson (P)2017 Hachette Audio

What the Critics Say

"Action-packed fight scenes, flickers of romance, and Patterson's signature speedy chapters should satisfy teens who like their suspense served with a side of political revolt." (Booklist)

What Members Say

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    donnacdavis 05-30-17
    donnacdavis 05-30-17

    An avid book reader who absolutely loves having the opportunity to carry my favorite books everywhere I go and listen to them anytime I want

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    "Patterson or Steven King ?"

    This was not what I expected from J Patterson. Not does the review describe the book. This is a story about a cult population where everything in their lives is controlled. From education, career, when to become pregnant to when and how to die. They do not know any other lifestyle exists. But when the children began to disappear, no one bothers to ask why or where they go. The children are taken to a former prison and put on death row. Forced to live in squalor, fight each other like heavy weight boxers, spend hours on education, and exercise used as brutal punishment. And just when it can't get worse, they are forced to watch each other be executed with no reason given. It's was not a pleasant listen for me and this I didn't finish.

    Patterson needs to stick to the genre for which he is known. This book is way outside his area of experience. And it is apparent again and again in this latest book. I really wonder if he is just selling his name and letting anyone who has the bucks stick it on their novels. Disappointed.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Robert Powers Florida 05-29-17
    Robert Powers Florida 05-29-17 Member Since 2016

    Geezer

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    "Not up to James Patterson's standards."
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    Nothing. I wouldn't have purchased it if I'd known it is "young adult" and young girl oriented.


    What could James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Take James Patterson's name off! Very disappointed.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Therese Plummer’s performances?

    Not if it "YA".


    Any additional comments?

    Waste of time and money. Violent.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Virginia Clark 05-26-17 Member Since 2013
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    "Meant for kids or challenged adults"

    Should have been a warning. Will think twice before ordering any more Patterson books. Either he is getting stale or his ghost writer has a problem

    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    marilyn 06-08-17
    marilyn 06-08-17 Member Since 2012
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    "Disappointing at best"

    Not a book I would recommend. Weak by comparison to other Paterson stories. Disappointed. It went nowhere at the end.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    StaffCo Employment Tonya Wemhoff 06-05-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Story "

    Not fond of hunger games theme but story was interesting. Don't think I want to read the series.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Mia 07-13-17
    Mia 07-13-17 Member Since 2017

    I am a miracle worker. Doing what I can to choose love over fear.

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    "Addictive"

    The violence made me feel it in my bones. A thriller which I think is extremely important in this world. It could help us open our eyes for a near-chilling future. Left me grateful this topic is too big to ignore. Hopefully there will be more in this series. Glenn Beck would be the perfect co-author for future books in this which I hope someday is a trilogy.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Jennifer 07-12-17
    Jennifer 07-12-17 Member Since 2016
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    "What a great audiobook!"

    I loved the performance of the speaker, very well done part of the story line was very grim for a little longer than I'd like but it was a great story.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Marie 07-06-17
    Marie 07-06-17 Member Since 2013
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    "page turner"

    great speaker, fantastic story, couldn't turn it off and didn't want it to end !

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Ingrid Allen 07-03-17 Member Since 2015
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    "So bad."

    I don't know which I disliked more, the story or the narrator. It was so hard to get through, so juvenile and corny, and went nowhere. If I could go back in time and save myself from one mistake in my life, it would be downloading this book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Rene' 07-19-17
    Rene' 07-19-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Full Attention"

    I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It kept moving, kept my attention and I didn't ever want to turn it off- "always - what was around the next corner!"

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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