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Inherit the Dead

(Audiobook CD - 2013 )
Average Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5.
Inherit the Dead
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Pericles 'Perry' Christo is a P.I. with a past. A one-time NYPD homicide cop, Perry has been struggling since he lost his badge, and his marriage, in a notorious corruption scandal. So when wealthy Upper East Side matron Julia Drusilla calls him one cold February night, he jumps at the chance to work what seems to be a straightforward (and lucrative) case.
Title: Inherit the dead
[sound recording]
Publisher: [United States] : Simon And Schuster, [2013]
Edition: Unabridged.
Characteristics: 7 sound discs (600 min.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Title from web page.
Compact discs.
Duration: 10:00:00.
Summary: Pericles 'Perry' Christo is a P.I. with a past. A one-time NYPD homicide cop, Perry has been struggling since he lost his badge, and his marriage, in a notorious corruption scandal. So when wealthy Upper East Side matron Julia Drusilla calls him one cold February night, he jumps at the chance to work what seems to be a straightforward (and lucrative) case.
Local Note: 15 33 53 56 97 118 133 143 148 149 151 172 173 175 177 182 216 222 226 242 243 244 245 258 264
ISBN: 9781442364349
Statement of Responsibility: Lee Child ... [et al.] ; edited by Jonathan Santlofer ; with an introduction by Lee Child and an afterword by Linda Fairstein
Performers: Read by Christopher Evan Welch.
Subject Headings: Private investigators New York (State) New York Fiction. Missing persons Fiction. Inheritance and succession Fiction.
Genre/Form: Mystery fiction.
Audiobooks.
Topical Term: Private investigators
Missing persons
Inheritance and succession
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Jul 07, 2014
  • AllysonStroudPerry rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

would NOT recommend. The characters are shallow. The plot is cheesy and predictable. I had the audiobook and the reader was monotone. The only redeeming factor was there were no more authors to include so it was only 7 CDs long.

Dec 27, 2013
  • Cdnbookworm rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This novel was a brainchild by Linda Fairstein who wanted to raise money for the victims' assistance organization Safe Horizon. Each chapter is written by a different author, and despite that it flows fairly well. Not as good as a novel by any of these authors working on their own, but still interesting with a plot that keeps you turning the pages.
The main character is an ex-cop turned private investigator, Pericles (Perry) Christo. Perry struggles to stay in his teenage daughter's life, and resents the way his exit from the force portrayed him as a bad guy when he was really a guy trying to expose corruption. Perry is hired by a wealthy woman, estranged from her daughter who has now gone missing. Perry is hired to find her, but he finds that the people he encounters are all playing some game of their own that he struggles to try and figure out.
An interesting idea for a good cause.

Horrible book. Multiple authors - slower than watching ice melt

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