Saturday, April 7, 2012

CATCH ME by Lisa Gardner

Solving murders and catching bad guys is what Boston’s top detective D.D. Warren does. But how do you solve a murder that hasn’t been committed yet and catch a killer that may not exit?

Author Lisa Gardner has created an intriguing plot in her latest release, CATCH ME. The victim, Charlene Rosalind Carter Grant, knows she will be murdered in 4 days and she wants Warren to work the crime scene and find her killer.

Grant explains that her 2 best friends from a small town in New Hampshire have been murdered. They were both killed at 8 p.m. on Jan. 21st a year apart. It will be Grant’s turn in 4 days.

Not knowing if Grant is the next victim or the real killer, Warren begins checking into the unsolved prior deaths. Meanwhile, she’s also trying to track down a vigilante gunman who is targeting pedophiles.

Kirsten Potter does a fantastic job narrating this tale of murder and mayhem. She provides great emotions to the characters at the appropriate time to pull listeners in deeper to the story. She gives each character their own unique voice making it seem more than one person is narrating. Her cadence is smooth and calming when Warren talks to Jack and menacing when the killer speaks.

The action is fast-pace, the suspense is high, and the storyline is captivating. Tension builds as the Jan. 21st deadline approaches. Twists and turns along the way will keep you guessing until the surprise ending.

Gardner weaves a tale of intrigue and murder, while showing a gentler side of her characters. Charlene Rosalind Carter Grant is a character as complex as her name is long. 

This is the 6th book in the Detective D.D. Warren series, but is a stand alone read. There is also a eNovella in the series. CATCH ME is a thrill a minute causing readers to want to know more about D.D Warren and those surrounding her.

Author Lisa Gardner’s website is

Catch Me by Lisa Gardner, A D.D. Warren Novel, Performed by Kirsten Potter, Brilliance Audio, @2012, ISBN: 978-1455847150, Unabridged, 11 Discs, Listening Time 13 Hours, 15 Minutes 

FTC Full Disclosure - This audio book was sent to me by the publisher in hopes I would review it. However, receiving the complimentary copy did not influence my review.
Have you listened to any audio books lately? I really appreciate you stopping by. Hope everyone has a great Saturday.


  1. Mason - I'm glad you enjoyed this as much as you did. And you've brought up something interesting. A story can be made even more enjoyable if the narrator draws you in. And a poor narration can drag a story down.

  2. I have one of Lisa's books sitting on my shelf in my rather large TBR pile. Looks great! :)


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