[EPUB] ✽ Live To Tell ❂ Lisa Gardner – Writerscompany.co.uk

Live To Tell Read February 2018Rating 5 5 stars best of 2018 The plot Gardner tells this story from three different perspectives our main character D.D Warren, and two secondary female characters Danielle was the sole survivor of the massacre of her family when she was nine years old and Victoria is a single mother living with her extremely psychologically disturbed eight year old son.I loved this book and I read it at exactly the right time, as I ve recently been reading with interest the news story of a young boy who wouldn t stop screaming during an eight hour flight and was secretly recorded by another passenger on that flight It prompted a lot of debate online as to what the mother could ve should ve done to better control her child, whether the passenger was morally or ethically wrong to film the child, and whether passengers would be willing to pay to guarantee a child free flight children being classified by airlines as those aged twelve and under Gardner uses Live to Tell to explore the difficult topic of children who, for a number of reasons, are deemed uncontrollable by mainstream society Some may have been abused or witnessed trauma and don t know how to process their emotions Others Oh Danny girl My pretty, pretty Danny girlWhat a haunting melody this proves to be I listened to Live to Tell, Lisa Gardner s fourth D.D Warren police procedural during a seven and a half hour round trip and got than halfway through the audio version before switching to the print version upon returning home Danielle Burton is a 34 year old pediatric psychiatric nurse who is tormented by the memory of her father singing her name the night he shot and killed her mother and siblings then turned the gun on himself Danielle is the sole survivor Every year as the anniversary of the tragedy approaches, Danielle frantically does everything in her power to avoid reliving the memories of that dreadful night Mostly, she seeks refuge in her work Abused, emotionally disturbed children are her salvation Twenty five years later, she is still angry Still hurting Still keeping others at bay Live to Tell is narrated from three points of view In addition to Danielle s story, there is Victoria Oliver s heart wrenching reality She is the mother of Evan, and eight year old boy who is anything but normal Victoria struggles with loving her son too much as she fears for her safety.Finally, there is Detective D.D Warren We first see her as her hopes for a bedroom romp are ruined when her pager g Op Een Warme Zomernacht Wordt In Een Arbeidersbuurt Van Boston Een Gezin Vermoord Een Meisje Overleeft Het Drama De Vader En Mogelijke Verdachte Vecht Voor Zijn Leven Op De Intensive Care Rechercheur D.D Warren Weet Een Ding Zeker Er Is Meer Aan De Hand Danielle Burton Is Een Toegewijde Verpleegster Die Hulp Biedt Aan Gewelddadige Kinderen Op Een Gesloten Psychiatrische Afdeling Ze Wordt Achtervolgd Door Een Familietragedie Die Bijna Vijfentwintig Jaar Geleden Haar Leven Verwoestte Wanneer D.D Warren De Psychiatrische Inrichting Bezoekt, Beseft Danielle Dat Haar Nachtmerrie Opnieuw Is Begonnen Want Zij Vraagt Zich Nog Steeds Af Waarom Heeft Haar Vader H R Leven Gespaard This was a pretty horrific case an entire family is murdered Pretty cut and dry at first, but of course things are never as they appear in a Lisa Gardner mystery This is where the Alex and D.D meet up Detective D.D Warren is called to the scene of a mass murder At first glance, it looks like a father has killed his three children and wife before taking his own life As D.D and her crew look into possible motives, they discover another family massacred Is it just a coincidence Or are these murders somehow tied together This story is told by three women D.D Warren is the cop investigating two murder suicide cases Victoria is a mother of a troubled child she is afraid will someday kill her Danielle is a nurse in the pediatric psych war I just love all the twist and turns of this story Danielle lives to tell her story. Live to Tell, begins with Danielle Burton having a flashback when she was only nine years old, her father murdered her mother and two siblings, before turning the gun on himself, for nearly twenty five years she could not remember all the events of what happened that fateful night, but was haunted with why she was allowed to live, why did he kill them and not me As the anniversary of the slaughter of her family approaches, two very different families, from different neighbourhoods are murdered, only this time there are no survivors Detective D.D Warren struggles to find the connection, hoping they don t have a serial killer on the loose, and is soon led to an acute care facility in Boston for young children, who are not just a danger to themselves, but society, and meets Danielle Burton, a pediatric psych nurse.D.D is shocked, not just to learn such a place exists, but sees first hand these children, some who have been abused in ways, that even the seasoned detective struggles The story opens with Danielle Burton having a flashback to when she was nine years old and her father killed her mother, sister, and brother before turning the gun on himself in front of her Now as the twenty fifth anniversary of that horrific event approaches Danielle is a 34 year old pediatric psychiatric nurse and her life is about to be thrown into turmoil Danielle has always had an especially difficult time around this time but now two different families have been murdered Both families had a child who had been treated at the psych ward where Danielle works.Victoria Oliver is a devoted mother to Evan who suffers from a severe mental condition Her husband took their daughter and left leaving Victoria to struggle alone trying to raise Evan as normally as possible and not have him institutionalized.The two families who were killed could not be different The first family was from a working class neighborhood Both parents were hard working and attended church regularly They were loving and devoted parents The second family was from a poor neighborhood and the father was a known drug dealer Early on Detective Sergeant D.D Warren knows that there is a connection D.D just has to figure out what that connection is.The body count rises when one of the child patien Whoo hoo I finally got to learn about the elusive Detective D.D Warren, or D.D as she is known I started this series at number 3, and tracked back to read in order The books in this series by Lisa Gardner are an awesome set, but funnily enough so far in this series, I feel D.D does take the back seat But she showed herself here, and I really enjoy her character She s a highly committed Detective Sergeant, a hard boss, a hard woman who really does have a soft centre, and this book is where me meet that softer side That probably actually does help offset the dark storyline, one that was highly researched I might add, as we see a very dark side in the disturbing world of very damaged and mentally ill children I appreciated the author s note in acknowledgement of her good friends that experienced first hand this hard road As parents went, she and her husband were, caring, resourceful, and involved I ve gotten away from reading series in recent years Mostly because I found myself waiting too long for the next book and eventually lost interest The good news is that now, there are so many complete series for me to choose from I m really enjoying the D.D Warren series and so far

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