Isabel Allende, author of Ripper, on tour January/February 2014

Posted By on December 3, 2013

RipperAbout Ripper

• Hardcover: 496 pages
• Publisher: Harper (January 28, 2014)

The Jackson women, Indiana and Amanda, have always had each other. Though their bond is strong, mother and daughter are as different as night and day. Indiana, a beautiful holistic healer, is a free-spirited bohemian. Long divorced from Amanda’s father, she’s reluctant to settle down with either of the men who want her—Alan, the wealthy scion of one of San Francisco’s elite families, and Ryan, an enigmatic, scarred former Navy SEAL.

While her mom looks for the good in people, Amanda is fascinated by the dark side of human nature—as is her father, the SF PD’s deputy chief of homicide. Brilliant and introverted, the MIT-bound high school senior Amanda is a natural-born sleuth addicted to crime novels and to Ripper, the online mystery game she plays with her beloved grandfather and friends around the world.

When a string of strange murders occurs across the city, Amanda plunges into her own investigation, probing hints and deductions that elude the police department. But the case becomes all too personal when Indiana suddenly vanishes. Could her mother’s disappearance have something to do with the series of deaths? Now, with her mother’s life on the line, Amanda must solve the most complex mystery she’s ever faced before it’s too late.

About Isabel AllendeIsabel Allende

Isabel Allende is the bestselling author of twelve works of fiction, four memoirs, and three young adult novels, which have been translated into more than twenty-seven languages, with more than 57 million copies sold. In 2004, she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She received the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award in 2012. Born in Peru and raised in Chile, she lives in California. Find out more about Allende, her books, and her foundation at, and connect with her on Facebook.

Isabel Allende’s Tour Stops

Tuesday, January 28th: Jen’s Book Thoughts

Wednesday, January 29th: Book Club Classics!

Tuesday, February 4th: Bibliotica

Wednesday, February 5th: Literally Jen

Thursday, February 6th: Little Lovely Books

Monday, February 10th: bookchickdi

Tuesday, February 11th: BoundbyWords

Wednesday, February 12th: The Book Wheel

Thursday, February 13th: M. Denise C.

Sunday, February 16th: Peppermint PhD

Monday, February 17th: she treads softly

Tuesday, February 18th: In Bed with Books

Wednesday, February 19th: Bibliophilia, Please

Thursday, February 20th: Literary Feline

Monday, February 24th: Between the Covers

Wednesday, February 26th: Under a Gray Sky

Thursday, February 27th: Savvy Verse & Wit

Thursday, February 27th: The Scarlet Letter


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