By James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
James Patterson returns to the style that made him well-known with an exciting teenager detective sequence concerning the mysterious and magnificently filthy rich Angel family... and the darkish secrets and techniques they're holding from one another.
On the evening Malcolm and Maud Angel are murdered, Tandy Angel understands simply 3 issues: 1) She was once the final individual to determine her mom and dad alive. 2) The police don't have any suspects in addition to Tandy and her 3 siblings. three) She can't belief anyone-maybe now not even herself. Having grown up less than Malcolm and Maud's severe perfectionist calls for, no baby comes away undamaged. Tandy makes a decision that she is going to need to transparent the family members identify, yet digging deeper into her robust parents' affairs is a dangerous-and revealing-game. Who understands what the Angels are actually in a position to?
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