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James Patterson’s first ever stand-alone whodunnit in five part audio and eBook serialisation

Praise for James Patterson:

Sail – “This gripping novel by the world’s bestselling thriller author will have you on the edge of your

deckchair.”Daily Express

Cross My Heart – “No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent – which is what

Jim has, in spades” – Lee Child

9 th Judgement – “It is a compelling read with some great set pieces, and most of all, that charismatic cast of characters” – The Sun

The world’s bestselling writer James Patterson is back with the lightning-paced stand-alone thriller

Murder House . Released as a unique weekly five-part serialisation in audio and eBook from 1 st

September 2015 in the run-up to publication in hardback on 24 September 2015 (RR

P £18.99). Each five part serialisation is released with exciting extra content relating to the Murder House story. Radio news bulletins , newspaper articles, coroner’s reports and letters all help to create a truly immersive experience, helping you uncover vital clues and delve deeper into the mystery.


No. 7 Ocean Drive is a multimillion-dollar beachfront house in the Hamptons, but its beautiful exterior hides a horrific past. This house was the setting for a series of depraved killings that have never been solved. Neglected, empty and rumour ed to be cursed, it’s known as the Murder House, and locals keep their distance.

Detective Jenna Murphy has moved to the area to escape her troubled past and rehabilitate a career on the rocks. But when a Hollywood power broker and his mistress are found dead in the abandoned

Murder House, Jenna becomes involved in a case that at first seems open and shut, but reveals more secrets than she could possible imagine.

As more bodies surface and Jenna is drawn deeper into the dark history of No. 7, she must risk her own life to expose the truth – before the Murder House claims another victim.

Audio and eBook Serialisation Release Dates:

Part 1 – 1 st September

Part 2 – 7 th September

Part 3 – 14 th September

Part 4 – 21 st September

Part 5 – 24 th September

Keep updated on Murder House by visiting James Patterson’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/JamesPatterson


For further press information, interview requests, review copies or competitions contact:

Emily Levy – emily.levy@premiercomms.com

/ 0207 292 7340 www.premiercomms.com



James Patterson biography

James Patterson has sold over 280 million books worldwide, and holds the Guinness record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers of any author. And his success isn’t based solely on thrillers like the perennially popular Alex Cross, Women’s Murder Club and Michael Bennett series. He is also the internationally bestselling author of the highly praised Middle School books, Treasure

Hunters, and the I Funny, House of Robots Confessions, Maximum Ride, Witch & Wizard and

Daniel X series for kids.

Last year, James donated $1 million to support independent bookstores in the US, with the aim of helping booksellers do the best they can to promote a love of books. The grants enabled bookstores around the country to invest in improvements, give bonuses to employees and expand literary outreach programs. This year, James announced a further donation of £250,000 to independent booksellers in the UK and Ireland to bring his total donation in the UK and Ireland to

£500,000. James believes that independent bookstores are vital to communities and leave a lasting love of reading in children and adults.

Discover more about James Patterson and his books: www.jamespatterson.co.uk http://www.booksellers.org.uk/campaigns/jamespattersonlovesbookshops https://www.facebook.com/JamesPatterson