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The private school murders

The private school murders

Patterson, James, 1947- author; Paetro, Maxine, author

There's no relief for the Angel family after sixteen-year-old Tandy helps uncover the truth about her parents' untimely deaths. As Tandy's famous (now infamous) brother Matthew stands trial for the murder of his girlfriend, a new killer lurks on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Tandy launches her own investigation, but she's haunted by another mystery: what happened to the boy she loved before her parents cruelly ripped them apart? Tension is high and answers are elusive as the teenage detective is pushed to the brink of obsession

Paperback, Book. English. Older Teenage Fiction. Fiction 13+. Adventure. Young adult fiction. Detective and mystery stories.
Published London: Young Arrow, 2014
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Statement of responsibility: James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
ISBN: 0099567385, 9780099567387
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Note: Originally published: 2013.
Physical Description: 422 pages ; 20 cm.
Series: Confessions series
Series Title: Confessions series.

Author note

JAMES PATTERSONis one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. He is the author of the bestselling series for young readers, Witch & Wizard (nominated for the 2011 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards), Maximum Ride, Daniel X and Middle School. This is as well as writing three of the top detective series around - the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club and Michael Bennett novels - and many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.

James was inspired by his son, who was a reluctant reader, to write books specifically for young readers. He is a founding partner of Booktrust's Children's Reading Fund in the UK. In 2010, James Patterson was voted Author of the Year at the Children's Choice Book Awards in New York.