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It is three days before Christmas, and two young girls have disappeared from the local academy. This hasn't happened for 15 years, since Rouge Kendall's twin sister was murdered. The killer was found, but now Rouge, 25 and a policeman, is forced to wonder: was he really the one? Also wondering is a former classmate named Ali Cray, a forensic psychologist with scars of her own. The pattern is the same, she says: a child called out to meet a friend. The friend is the bait, the Judas child, and is quickly killed. But the primary victim lives longer. . .until Christmas day. Rouge doesn't want to hear this. He's spent the last 15 years trying to avoid the memories. A little girl has haunted his dreams all these years - and he has three days to finally put her to rest.
Filled with rich prose, resonant characters, and knife-edged suspense that have won so many fans, Judas Child is Carol O'Connell's most powerful novel yet.
©2009 J.T. Ellison (P)2009 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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By Lea on 12-15-09

Good book, bad narrator..

I had a hard time getting through this book only because of the narrator, Erika Leigh. She should read children's books. She doesn't have the voice for this kind of book.

I really like Carol O'Connell's books and have listened to many of them and alway gave a four star rating. Not this time. The narrator was terrible in my opinion

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By glovercab on 08-16-15

just okay

Spoilers. be warned. the book left me feeling dissatisfied. to many unanswered questions. the ending fell flat because she didn't do a good job of accounting for what happened in half the book. the book felt unfinished to me. why did the priest and fbi agent have same eyes? was sadie's body in that grave the entire time? the priest was the only priest the doctor could confess too? didn't like the character development. needed more to understand why the main characters acted add they did.

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