Truly Devious is a mystery thriller, which is intended for the teen audience specifically, but, can be enjoyed by anyone having interest in mystery thrillers. It is written by Maureen Johnson. The book stands as the opening novel of a great series to come forward under the title of Truly Devious, which is also the title of the subject novel as well. The narration of this audio book is handled by Kate Rudd and the performance was highly appreciated for the quality of voice, tone and expression.
Ellingham Academy is known as a very popular private school in the heart of Vermont. It is an institute for the brightest thinkers, artists and inventors. Albert Ellingham laid the foundation stone of this institute, who was a tycoon of the early 20th century. He was determined then to make an excellent place that is full of riddles, gardens and twisting pathways. He wanted a place, where learning is just like a game.
Wife and daughter of Albert Ellingham got kidnapped right after the school got opened. The only clue found for the case was actually a mocking riddle that lists some methods of murder and that was signed with a weird and frightening pseudonym as “Truly Devious”. It went on to become one of the greatest unsolved mysterious crimes in the history of America.
Then comes Stevie Bell to join the Ellingham Academy in her first year and she was quite ambitious to solve this old case.
Ghosts of the Shadow Market and The Vanishing Stair novels are also written by Maureen Johnson. You must give yourself a chance with the audio book versions of these mentioned novels for a great entertaining time.