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Audiobooks by Ed McBain

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  1. Little Secrets Audiobook Little Secrets
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  2. Winning the War in Your Mind: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life Audiobook Winning the War in Your Mind: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life
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  3. Shelter in Place Audiobook Shelter in Place
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  4. People Like Us Audiobook People Like Us
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  5. The Secret Keeper of Jaipur Audiobook The Secret Keeper of Jaipur
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  6. What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing Audiobook What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing
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  7. The Squiggly Career: Ditch the Ladder, Discover Opportunity, Design Your Career Audiobook The Squiggly Career: Ditch the Ladder, Discover Opportunity, Design Your Career
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  8. Virgin River Audiobook Virgin River
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  9. Life's Too Short Audiobook Life's Too Short
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  10. False Witness Audiobook False Witness
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Widows Audiobook

Widows

Author: Ed McBain Narrator: Dick Hill Release Date: January 2013

The murder of a young mistress in a penthouse apartment has Detectives Carella and Brown investigating a family with many motives...even as an unrelated murder impacts Carella personally. "McBain has the ability to make every character believable - which few writers these days can do." - Associated Press "McBain forces us to think twice about every character we meet...even those we thought we already knew." - New York Times Book Review

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Vespers Audiobook

Vespers

Author: Ed McBain Narrator: Dick Hill Release Date: December 2012

The murder of a priest in one of the 87th Precinct's parishes sends Detectives Carella and Hawes on a troubling investigation where everyone has a secret and the truth hides within the lies. "Imagine your favorite Law & Order cast solving fresh mysteries into infinity, with no re-runs, and you have some sense of McBain's grand, ongoing accomplishment." - Entertainment Weekly "The 87th Precinct [is] one of the great literary accomplishments of the last half-century." - Pete Hamill, Newsday

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Tricks Audiobook

Tricks

Author: Ed McBain Narrator: Dick Hill Release Date: November 2012

Everyone in the 87th Precinct gets in on the act in Tricks, a multicrime Halloween story full of murder, mayhem, and cops walking the line between decent society and the evil just beneath its surface. "McBain has the ability to make every character believable-which few writers these days can do." - Associated Press "Imagine your favorite Law & Order cast solving fresh mysteries into infinity, with no re-runs, and you have some sense of McBain's grand, ongoing accomplishment." - Entertainment Weekly

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Transgressions: Price of Desire, Three Novellas from Transgressions Audiobook

Transgressions: Price of Desire, Three Novellas from Transgressions

Novellas from Transgressions by Ed McBain, Anne Perry and Donald E. Westlake Merely Hate by Ed McBain: When a string of Muslim cabdrivers are killed the detectives of the 87th Precinct must hunt down a killer before the city explodes in violence. Hostages by Anne Perry: In their eternal struggle for freedom, there is about to be a changing of the guard in the Irish Republican Army. Yet for some, old habits and honor die hard. Walking Around Money by Donald E. Westlake: If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is, and the hapless crook, John Dortmunder, must get to the bottom of this slam-dunk caper before he's left holding the bag.

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Three Blind Mice Audiobook

Three Blind Mice

Author: Ed McBain Narrator: Luke Daniels Release Date: January 2013

When three immigrants are found dead in a grisly tableau, a Florida attorney defends the man who insists he's innocent...though he's thrilled to see the trio slaughtered. Praise for the Matthew Hope Mysteries "Matthew Hope, the suave Florida lawyer, is back in the latest of McBain's series of cynically titled nursery-rhyme and fairy-tale themed novels... McBain is an undisputed master of the genre - slick, wry, and satisfying." - Booklist "It's hard to think of anyone better at what he does. In fact, it's impossible." - Robert B. Parker

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The Pusher Audiobook

The Pusher

Author: Ed McBain Narrator: Dick Hill Release Date: April 2014

When the rope around a teen suicide’s neck turns out to be hiding a heroin overdose, the detectives of the 87th Precinct plunge into a world of pushers and users right on their home turf—and in their own families. “McBain has the ability to make every character believable—which few writers these days can do.” —Associated Press “McBain forces us to think twice about every character we meet… even those we thought we already knew.” —New York Times Book Review

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The Mugger Audiobook

The Mugger

Author: Ed McBain Narrator: Dick Hill Release Date: December 2011

A beat cop winds up on the trail of a deadly mugger, but when it suddenly gets personal, his own life might be the next thing to be snatched... "The 87th Precinct [is] one of the great literary accomplishments of the last half-century." - Pete Hamill, Newsday "McBain has the ability to make every character believable - which few writers these days can do." - Associated Press

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The Last Dance (87th Precinct Mysteries) Audiobook

The Last Dance (87th Precinct Mysteries)

Author: Ed McBain Narrator: Ed McBain Release Date: January 2007

The hanging death of a nondescript old man in a shabby little apartment in a meager section of the 87th Precinct is nothing much in this city, especially to detectives Carella and Meyer. But everyone has a story, and this old man's story stood to make some people a lot of money. His story takes Carella, Meyer, Brown, and Weeks on a search through seedy strip clubs and to the bright lights of the theater district. There they discover an upcoming musical with ties to a mysterious drug -- and a killer who stays until the last dance.

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The House that Jack Built Audiobook

The House that Jack Built

Author: Ed McBain Narrator: Luke Daniels Release Date: January 2013

One brother lies dead while another brother sits in jail, accused of the murder. Only attorney Matthew Hope believes in his innocence - and he'll have to rely on faith over facts to prove it. praise for the matthew hope mysteries"Deft plotting, crisp dialogue, and intriguing characters rack up solid entertainment." - San Diego Union "When McBain sets his tale to wagging, he commands close attention." - Los Angeles Times

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The Heckler Audiobook

The Heckler

Author: Ed McBain Narrator: Dick Hill Release Date: April 2014

As the 87th Precinct buckles beneath a crime-crowded spring, prank phone calls get shoved to the sidelines—until the calls trigger a deadly game of wits that could leave a local bank missing millions. “McBain has the ability to make every character believable—which few writers these days can do.” —Associated Press “McBain forces us to think twice about every character we meet… even those we thought we already knew.” —New York Times Book Review

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The Gutter and the Grave Audiobook

The Gutter and the Grave

Author: Ed McBain Narrator: Richard Ferrone Release Date: December 2008

Detective Matt Cordell was happily married once, and gainfully employed, and sober. But that was before he caught his wife cheating on him with one of his operatives and took it out on the man with the butt end of a .45. Now Matt makes his home on the streets of New York and his only companions are the city’s bartenders. But trouble still knows how to find him, and when Johnny Bridges shows up from the old neighborhood, begging for Matt’s help, Cordell finds himself drawn into a case full of beautiful women and bloody murder. It’s just like the old days—only this time, when the beatings come, he may wind up on the receiving end. “The late McBain had some serious noir chops…A strong cast of characters—from rival private eye Dennis Knowles to tailor’s assistant Dave Ryan—creates a tangled web of deceit, with lies piling up faster than tokens in a subway station.”--Publishers Weekly

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The Frumious Bandersnatch Audiobook

The Frumious Bandersnatch

Author: Ed McBain Narrator: Michael Parkinson Release Date: January 2011

The kidnapping was audacious, and there were plenty of witnesses... But no one attending the dazzling launch party for up-and-coming pop idol Tamar Valparaiso knew what they were seeing when, halfway through her performance, masked men whisked the sexy young singer off a luxury yacht and into a waiting speedboat. Now, the evening that was supposed to send Tamar's debut album, Bandersnatch, skyrocketing with a million-dollar promotional campaign has instead kicked off a terrifying countdown for Steve Carella and the detectives of the 87th Precinct. Time is their enemy in the race to find Tamar's abductors -- before the rising star is extinguished forever.

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