Roadside Crosses - Kathryn Dance, Bk 3 - Audio CD - Unabridged Author:Jeffery Deaver, Michele Pawk (Narrator) The Monterey Peninsula is rocked when a killer begins to leave roadside crosses beside local highways -- not in memoriam, but as announcements of his intention to kill. And to kill in particularly horrific and efficient ways: using the personal details about the victims that they’ve carelessly posted in blogs and on social networking websi... more »tes.
The case lands on the desk of Kathryn Dance, the California Bureau of Investigations foremost body language expert. She and Deputy Michael O’Neil follow the leads to Travis Brigham, a troubled teenager whose role in a fatal car accident has inspired vicious attacks against him on a popular blog, The Chilton Report. As the investigation progresses, Travis vanishes. Using techniques he learned as a brilliant participant in multiplayer online role-playing games, he easily eludes his pursuers and continues to track his victims. Among the obstacles Kathryn must hurdle are politicians from Sacramento, paranoid parents, and the blogger himself, James Chilton, whose belief in the importance of blogging and the new media threatens to derail the case and potentially Dance’s career. It is this threat that causes Dance to take desperate and risky measures...
Read by Michele Pawk. Unabridged: 13 discs (ca. 16 hr.)« less
Bummer--I tried and tried to stick with this but for 550 pages the first 150-200 pages just didn't seem to go anywhere. There is so much computer 'talk' and 'cybertalk' and description, description, description -- those kind of books just lose my interest fast! Maybe the story is good but my word you have to get to it first!