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Live to Tell: A Detective D. D. Warren Novel Audiobook

Live to Tell: A Detective D. D. Warren Novel

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Publisher's Summary

He knows everything about you—including the first place you’ll hide.

On a warm summer night in one of Boston’s working-class neighborhoods, an unthinkable crime has been committed: Four members of a family have been brutally murdered. The father—and possible suspect—now lies clinging to life in the ICU. Murder-suicide? Or something worse? Veteran police detective D. D. Warren is certain of only one thing: There’s more to this case than meets the eye.

Danielle Burton is a survivor, a dedicated nurse whose passion is to help children at a locked-down pediatric psych ward. But she remains haunted by a family tragedy that shattered her life nearly 25 years ago. The dark anniversary is approaching, and when D. D. Warren and her partner show up at the facility, Danielle immediately realizes: It has started again.

A devoted mother, Victoria Oliver has a hard time remembering what normalcy is like. But she will do anything to ensure that her troubled son has some semblance of a childhood. She will love him no matter what. Nurture him. Keep him safe. Protect him. Even when the threat comes from within her own house.

In New York Times best-selling author Lisa Gardner’s most compelling work of suspense to date, the lives of these three women unfold and connect in unexpected ways, as sins from the past emerge—and stunning secrets reveal just how tightly blood ties can bind. Sometimes the most devastating crimes are the ones closest to home.

©2010 Lisa Gardner (P)2010 Random House

What the Critics Say

"Gardner never sensationalizes her story, and the book ends with a resolution that is creatively and emotionally appropriate. An excellent novel." (Booklist)

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    michelle 10-17-15
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    it was ok, not as exciting or edge of seat suspense as I personally like.

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    Linda 10-05-15
    Linda 10-05-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great story, great storytelling. ."

    I stayed up late to finish the story. it is truly a thriller. I like the style of the writer

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    Burt 07-09-15
    Burt 07-09-15 Member Since 2009
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    "Too disturbing to keep listening"
    What did you like best about Live to Tell: A Detective D. D. Warren Novel? What did you like least?

    The reading performance was excellent. The writing was good. I like the D.D. Warren series, but this story was just too disturbing to want to continue. I set it aside about 2 hours into it, and will delete it from my collection.


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    danat 06-16-15
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    "Good read"

    A little depressing with lots of juggling if characters but Lisa Gardner pulled them all together as usual. I did notice though that the villains are always killed by their victims and not arrested.

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    W. Haney Tracy, MN 06-07-15
    W. Haney Tracy, MN 06-07-15 Member Since 2012
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    good story, but got a bit weird at the end. kept me wondering what really happened to Danielle.

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    Sandi Ruston, LA, United States 04-25-15
    Sandi Ruston, LA, United States 04-25-15 Member Since 2010
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    "Wonderful book"

    I found this to be one of the best books in the D.D. Warren series. It was funny, tragic, and full if suspense to the last page.

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    Nikki E Ellison 04-14-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Great story great narration"

    Didn't want to put this one down!!! Can't wait to start the next book....umm in just a few minutes!!!

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    Donna M. Holman Orangeburg, SC United States 04-07-15
    Donna M. Holman Orangeburg, SC United States 04-07-15 Member Since 2010
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    "Another Good Read"

    The writing and detail of a serious, seasoned writer. Another interesting tale of suspense and intrigue. Not her best, but definitely a contender.

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    "suspense from start to finish!!"

    great audio book! it was full if suspense from start to finish. the performance from each reader was terrific and they really brought you into the story.

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    Jane United States 03-28-14
    Jane United States 03-28-14 Member Since 2011
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    "Good Story, but too Winey!"

    I did enjoy the story, but I'm getting really tired of the female detective whining about wanting to have sex all the time! It really distracts from the story.

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