Mystery & Detective - Hard-boiled

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Swan Peak: A Dave Robicheaux Novel

James Lee Burke

James Lee Burke's new novel finds Detective Robicheaux far from his New Iberia roots, attempting to relax in the untouched wilderness of rural Montana. He, his wife, and his buddy Clete Purcel have retreated to stay at an old friend's...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2008

Killer in the Rain

Raymond Chandler

From the master of American detective novels comes this riveting short story collection. In his early works, Chandler laid the groundwork for his signature character, the legendary Philip Marlowe. The hero of such novels as the Big ...

Abridged CD
Published: Jan 2007

Bury The Lead

David Rosenfelt

Clever plot twists, deft legal maneuverings, and keen wit are hallmarks of Rosenfelt's third follow-up to his Edgar-nominated debut novel, featuring millionaire attorney, Andy Carpenter, who is irreverent, intelligent, sarcastic and d...

Abridged CD
Published: Jun 2004

Vanishing Point (Sharon McCone)

Marcia Muller

After finally agreeing to marry her long-time boyfriend Hy Ripinsky, San Francisco private investigator Sharon McCone tackles two difficult cases involving a pair of dark marriages, from a long-missing woman who may have led a double ...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jul 2006

Vanishing Point (Sharon McCone)

Marcia Muller

After finally agreeing to marry her long-time boyfriend Hy Ripinsky, San Francisco private investigator Sharon McCone tackles two difficult cases involving a pair of dark marriages, from a long-missing woman who may have led a double ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2006

The Adventures of Nero Wolfe

Rex Stout

Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe is one of the most popular characters in detective fiction, and his adventures have appeared in novels, movies, TV series, and on radio. Nero and his partner Archie Goodwin embody two popular schools of 20th cen...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2004

Day of the Dead (Jance, J.a.)

J. A. Jance

This thriller by the popular author of the J. P. Beaumont series and the Joanna Brady series is the third to take place on the Tohono O'odham reservation in Arizona. Retired Pima County sheriff Brandon Walker is feeling lost and purpo...

Abridged CD
Published: Aug 2004

Salvation Lake

G. M. Ford

At the end of an especially raucous night at his neighborhood bar, private eye Leo Waterman is surprised to encounter his old flame, Rebecca Duval. But King County's chief coroner is here on business, not pleasure. Two dead bodies hav...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2016

About Face: A Commissario Guido Brune...

Donna Leon

Donna Leon's eighteen novels have won her countless fans, heaps of critical acclaim, and a place among the top ranks of international crime writers. Through the warm-hearted, perceptive, and principled Commissario Guido Brunetti, Leon...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2009

Blue Belle (Burke)

Andrew Vachss

Burke is one of the most cold-blooded yet strangely honorable heroes in the history of crime fiction, an outlaw who makes his living preying on the most vicious of New York City's bottom-feeders, those who thrive on the suffering of c...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Mar 2010

Crusader's Cross: A Dave Robicheaux N...

James Lee Burke

Critically acclaimed and bestselling crime writer James Lee Burke returns to Louisiana where his ever-popular hero, Dave Robicheaux, sleuths his way through a hotbed of sin and uncertainty. For Dave Robicheaux, life in Louisiana is ...

Abridged CD
Published: Jul 2005

A Deadly Shade of Gold (Travis McGee ...

John D. MacDonald

"John D. MacDonald was the great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizing storyteller." — Stephen King When Travis McGee picks up the phone and hears a voice from his past, he can't help it: He has to meddle. Especially w...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2013

Stalking the Angel (Elvis Cole)

Robert Crais

Hired by a hotel magnate to locate a priceless Japanese manuscript, L.A. private eye Elvis Cole encounters the notorious Yakuza, the Japanese mob, and is drawn into a game of sexual obsession, amorality, and evil.'Stalking the Angel i...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Apr 2008

Milk and Honey (Peter Decker/Rina Laz...

Faye Kellerman

In the silent pre-dawn city hours -- alone with his thoughts about Rina Lazarus, the woman he loves, three thousand miles away in New York -- LAPD detective Peter Decker finds a small child, abandoned and covered in blood that is not ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2009

The Haunted Air (Repairman Jack Serie...

F. Paul Wilson

"Call a plumber when the sink is clogged, the cops when you've been robbed, but when the you-know-what hits the fan, it's time to call Repairman Jack....[The Haunted Air] shakes, rattles and rolls." - New York Daily News Rep...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2013

Another Life: A Burke Novel (Burke) (...

Andrew H. Vachss

In this cutting and dark thriller series, Burke returns to save the life of his "father," while searching for the abducted child of an oil sheik.The Detroit Free Press has said "There's no way to put a [Vachss book] dow...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Dec 2008

The Little Sister

Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler's gritty detective, performed by Elliott Gould who played the role himself, comes upon another Los Angeles mystery in this newly done audiobook version of The Little Sister. The consummate gumshoe is on the case agai...

Abridged CD
Published: Mar 2007

Winter House: A Mallory Novel (Kathle...

Carol O'Connell

Carol O'Connell's last novel, Dead Famous, made multiple best-of-year lists and won critical acclaim nationwide. 'O'Connell brings a hard edge of greatness to the crime thriller,' wrote the San Jose Mercury News. 'A tough and brillian...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2009

Mandarin's Jade and Other Stories

Raymond Chandler

Mandarin's Jade, The Man Who Liked Dogs, and Try the Girl are three of Raymond Chandler's early mystery stories that set the groundwork for the creation of the Philip Marlowe character. His fast-paced style has become the hallmark of ...

Abridged CD
Published: Jan 2007

The High Window

Raymond Chandler

Ed Bishop stars as Philip Marlowe in this powerfully atmospheric BBC Radio dramatization of Raymond Chandler's novel about the cynical, world–weary, wise–cracking shamus whose honesty in a dishonest world sent him down the mean st...

Abridged CD
Published: Feb 2007

Hard Time (V.I. Warshawski Novels)

Sara Paretsky

The ninth book in Sara Paretsky's popular V.I. Warshawski series has the tough, street-savvy private investigator doing time in a women's maximum security prison for the alleged kidnapping of a security magnate's neglected son. She ma...

Abridged CD
Published: Jan 2007

The Goliath Bone

Mickey Spillane

World-famous P.I. Mike Hammer is back, this time fighting deadly Islamic extremists whose sinister agenda involves stealing a recently discovered archeological relic: a bone of what may have been the biblical giant Goliath.

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2008

The Way Home

George Pelecanos

Christopher Flynn is trying to get it right. After years of trouble and rebellion that enraged his father and nearly cost him his life, he has a steady job in his father's company, he's seriously dating a woman he respects, and, aside...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2009

Blue Belle (Burke)

Andrew Vachss

Burke is one of the most cold-blooded yet strangely honorable heroes in the history of crime fiction, an outlaw who makes his living preying on the most vicious of New York City's bottom-feeders, those who thrive on the suffering of c...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2010

Majic Man (Nathan Heller Series)

Max Allan Collins

It’s 1949 in Washington, D.C., and Secretary of Defense James Forrestal, convinced he has been targeted for murder, hires Chicago P.I. Nate Heller for protection. Heller must deal with Beltway infighting, Communist paranoia, Israeli...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Sep 2015

Bloomsday Dead

Adrian McKinty

The heart-stopping conclusion to the Michael Forsythe Dead Trilogy, from the author who has been dubbed Denver's 'literary equivalent of Los Angeles' Michael Connelly and who is poised to find a larger readership.

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2007

Lost Light (Harry Bosch)

Michael Connelly

Fed up with the hypocrisy and bureaucracy of the LAPD, Harry Bosch has retired, but the life of a retiree doesnt suit him. He has devoted his life to law enforcement because of a deep drive to see equal justice for all. On his own, he...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Dec 2015

Hard Candy (Burke)

Andrew Vachss

In this mercilessly compelling thriller, Burke—the private eye, sting artist, and occasional hit man who metes out a cruelly ingenious vengeance on those who victimize children—is up against a soft-spoken messiah who may be rescui...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Apr 2010

Down Here (Burke Series)

Andrew Vachss

For years Burke has harbored an outlaw's hard love for Wolfe, the beautiful, driven former sex-crimes prosecutor who was fired for refusing to "go along to get along." So when Wolfe is arrested for the attempted murder of Jo...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Feb 2011

Rules of Prey

John Sandford

A serial murderer who calls himself 'mad dog' has turned his psychopathic killing into a game that has terrorized the Twin Cities. He carefully selects each victim (all women), plots clever moves to lure her, and then taunts the polic...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2005
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