#Review: Whodunnit? Murder in Mystery Manor by Anthony E. Zuiker @zuiker #Mystery
***Disclosure: This audio book was purchased at Audible.com.***
This is the first in the Whodunnit series by Anthony Zuiker. After reading the authors bio I realized he created several television shows that I have enjoyed watching. It seems like this author has many different creative outlets and they all pull readers into wanting more.
This story line was very interesting. It almost played out similar to a murder mystery weekend or a dinner theater murder/mystery. Something that will pull readers in and allow them to want more.
Then we have the narrator Gildart Jackson. His voice is something that kept me interested while listening to the audio book. I cannot wait to listen to more by this great narrator or read books by this great author.
So far the author only has two books out in his Whodunnit mystery series. I really hope he will publish more in the future.
The bunnies and I recommend this book to any who enjoy an intriguing mystery novel.
The bunnies and I give this book carrots.
A grand estate. Ten unsuspecting guests. A diabolical game of life and death.
A companion to the upcoming show Whodunnit? on ABC.
Ten excited guests arrive at the Westlake Estate, expecting a lavish retreat. They are the winners of a sweepstakes to “Live Like a Billionaire for a Week.” But what was supposed to be a promising escape soon turns into a horrific nightmare. Within hours of arrival, the guests sit down for an extravagant dinner. When they pull their party poppers as instructed, a loud chorus of bangs resounds, followed by earsplitting screams as the guest seated at the head of the table bursts into flames and slumps to the floor. The others are told they must solve the crime or be the next victim. The killer, their diabolical host, is hiding among the frightened guests. Is the murderer the well-toned trophy wife, the retired deputy sheriff, the stoned college dropout, or perhaps the sweet, homely grandmother? The killer toys with them, inviting the guests to explore the lavish estate, from the stables to the hedge maze, in an effort to uncover the gory details of how the murderer pulled off such a gruesome murder. Alliances are forged carefully and information is shared warily, since none of the remaining guests knows whom to trust. The next to die a hideous death will be the one with the least accurate solution to the latest murder. In the end, only three guests will remain: the winner, the loser, and the killer.
Full of tricky plot twists and over-the-top schemes, Whodunnit? Murder in Mystery Manner is riveting required listening for mystery fans. Listeners are treated to an edge-of-their-seat thriller as they participate in solving the crime. It’s Clue meets Ten Little Indians.
Anthony E. Zuiker is the creator and executive producer of the CSI franchise, which includes CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, and CSI: NY. His mystery reality show, Whodunnit?, is his first foray into unscripted television. He lives in Los Angeles with his three children and his wife, Michelle.
Whodunnit is performed by the show’s host/butler, accomplished narrator Gildart Jackson.