Audiobooks by Ken Bruen

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A Galway Epiphany Audiobook

A Galway Epiphany

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: Gerry O'brien Release Date: November 2020

Ex-cop-turned-PI Jack Taylor has finally escaped the despair of his violent life in Galway in favor of quiet retirement in the country with his friend Keefer, a former Rolling Stones roadie, and a falcon named Maeve. But on a day trip back into the city to sort out his affairs, Jack is hit by a truck in front of Galway's Famine Memorial and left in a coma-but mysteriously without a scratch on him.When he awakens weeks later, he finds Ireland in a frenzy over the so-called "Miracle of Galway." People have become convinced that the two children spotted tending to him are saintly and the site of the accident is sacred. The Catholic Church isn't so sure, and Jack is commissioned to help find the children to verify the miracle-or expose the stunt.But Jack isn't the only one looking for these children, and he's about to plunge into a case involving an order of nuns, an arsonist, and a girl who may be more manipulative than miraculous.

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Bibliomysteries Volume 1 Audiobook

Bibliomysteries Volume 1

A must-listen collection of thirteen bibliomysteries by bestselling and award-winning authors Bibliomysteries Volume 1 includes: - 'An Acceptable Sacrifice' by Jeffery Deaver - 'The Final Testament' by Peter Blauner - 'What's in a Name?' by Thomas H. Cook - 'Book Club' by Loren D. Estleman - and many others

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Blitz Audiobook

Blitz

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: David John Release Date: July 2011

The Cop Detective Sergeant Brant is tough and uncompromising, as sleazy and ruthless as the villains he's out to get. While his violent methods may be questionable, Brant always gets results. The Killer A psychopath has started a killing spree across London. Calling himself 'The Blitz', his weapon of choice is a workman's hammer. And his victims are all cops. The Target The police squad are desperate to catch the killer before he catches up with them. And Brant is top of his list...

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Bust Audiobook

Bust

Author: Jason Starr, Ken Bruen Narrator: Peter Berkrot Release Date: November 2015

From award-winning authors Ken Bruen and Jason Starr comes Bust, an original new noir novel by two of the world's finest crime writers. Five valuable lessons you can learn by listening to Bust: When you hire someone to kill your wife, don't hire a psychopath. Don't use Drano to get rid of a dead body. Those locks on hotel room doors? They're not very secure. A curly blond wig isn't much of a disguise. Secrets can kill.

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Calibre Audiobook

Calibre

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: Gerard Doyle Release Date: August 2006

Somewhere in the teeming heart of London is a man on a lethal mission. His cause: a long-overdue lesson on the importance of manners. When a man gives a public tongue-lashing to a misbehaving child, or a parking lot attendant is rude to a series of customers, the “Manners Killer” makes sure that the next thing either sees is the beginning of his own grisly end. When she starts mailing letters to the Southeast London police squad, he’ll soon find out just how bad a man’s manners can get. The Southeast is dominated by the perpetual sneer of one Inspector Brant, and while he might or might nor agree with the killer’s cause and can even forgive his tactics to some degree, Brant is just ornery enough to employ his trademark brand of amoral, borderline-criminal policing to the hunt for the Manners Killer. For if there’s one thing that drives the incomparable inspector, it’s the unshakable conviction that if anyone is going to be getting away with murder on his patch, it’ll be Brant himself, thank you very much. “Bruen’s furious hard-boiled prose, chopped down to its trademark essence, never fails to astonish.”--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Galway Girl Audiobook

Galway Girl

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: Gerry O'brien Release Date: November 2019

Jack Taylor has never quite been able to get his life together, but now he has truly hit rock bottom. Still reeling from a violent family tragedy, Taylor is busy drowning his grief in Jameson and uppers, as usual, when a high-profile officer in the local Garda is murdered. After another Guard is found dead, and then another, Taylor's old colleagues from the force implore him to take on the case. The plot is one big game, and all of the pieces seem to be moving at the behest of one dangerously mysterious team: a trio of young killers with very different styles, but who are united by their common desire to take down Jack Taylor. Their ring leader is Jericho, a psychotic girl from Galway who is grieving the loss of her lover and who will force Jack to confront some personal trauma from his past. As sharp and sardonic as it is starkly bleak and violent, Galway Girl shows master raconteur Ken Bruen at his best: lyrical, brutal, and ceaselessly suspenseful.

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Green Hell: A Jack Taylor Novel Audiobook

Green Hell: A Jack Taylor Novel

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: John Lee Release Date: July 2015

Ireland's master of poetic crime fiction, called "an Irish treasure" by Shelf Awareness, spins a new alcohol-fueled Jack Taylor plot, featuring a Rhodes scholar gone astray, and professor with a violent streak, and a young woman who almost makes Jack look tame. The award-winning crime writer Ken Bruen is a as joyously unapologetic in his writing as he is wickedly poetic. In the new Jack Taylor novel Green Hell, Bruen's dark angle of a protagonist has hit rock bottom: one of his best friends is dead, the other has stopped speaking to him; he has given up battling his addiction to alcohol and pills; and his firing from the Irish national police, the Garda, is ancient history. But Jack isn't about to embark on a self-improvement plan. Instead, he has taken up a vigilante case against a respected professor of literature at the University of Galway who has a violent habit his friends in high places are only too happy to ignore. And when Jack rescues preppy American student on a Rhodes Scholarship for a couple of kid thugs, he also unexpectedly gains a new sidekick, who abandons his thesis on Beckett to write a biography of Galway's most magnetic rogue. Between pub crawls and violent outbursts, Jack's vengeful plot against the professor soon spirals toward chaos. Enter Emerald, an edgy young Goth who could either be the answer to Jack's problems, or the last ripped stitch in his undoing. Ireland may be known as a "green Eden," but in Jack Taylor's world, the national color has a decidedly lethal sheen.

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Headstone Audiobook

Headstone

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: Gerry O'brien Release Date: May 2012

Some people help the less fortunate. Others kill them. Evil has many guises. Jack Taylor has encountered most of them but nothing before has ever truly terrified him until a group called Headstone rears its ugly head. An elderly priest is viciously beaten until nearly dead. A special needs boy is brutally attacked. A series of seemingly random, insane, violent events even has the Guards shaken. Most would see a headstone as a marker of the dead, but this coterie of evil intends to act as a death knell to every aspect of Jack's life as an act of appalling violence alerts him to the horror enveloping Galway. Accepting the power of Headstone, Jack realizes that in order to fight back he must relinquish the remaining shreds of what has made him human - knowledge that may have come too late to prevent an act of such ferocious evil that the whole country would be changed forever - and in the worst way. With awful clarity, Jack knows that not only might he be powerless to stop it but that he may not have the grit needed to even face it.

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Headstone: A Jack Taylor Novel of Terror Audiobook

Headstone: A Jack Taylor Novel of Terror

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: John Lee Release Date: October 2011

Acclaimed Irish crime writer Ken Bruen has won numerous awards for his hard-charging, dark thrillers, which have been translated into ten languages. In Headstone, an elderly priest is nearly beaten to death and a special-needs boy is brutally attacked. Evil has many guises and Jack Taylor has encountered most of them, and has the scars to prove it. But nothing before has ever truly terrified him until he confronts an evil coterie named Headstone, who have committed a series of random, insane, violent crimes in Galway, Ireland, that leave even the national police shaken. And Jack is especially vulnerable now that he has finally found love and happiness. Jack, slowly accepting the sheer power of Headstone, comes to realize that in order to fight back he must relinquish the remaining shreds of what has made him human. Headstone barrels along its deadly path right to the center of his life and the heart of Galway. In a moment of awful clarity, Jack realizes that not only might he be powerless to stop Headstone; he may not have the grit needed to even face it. A terrific read from a writer called "a Celtic Dashiell Hammett," Headstone is an excellent addition to the Jack Taylor series.

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In the Galway Silence Audiobook

In the Galway Silence

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: Gerry O'brien Release Date: November 2018

After much tragedy and violence, Jack Taylor has at long last landed at contentment. Of course, he still knocks back too much Jameson and dabbles in uppers, but he has a new woman in his life, a freshly bought apartment, and little sign of trouble on the horizon. Once again, trouble comes to him—this time in the form of a wealthy Frenchman who wants Jack to investigate the double-murder of his twin sons. Jack is meanwhile roped into looking after his girlfriend’s nine-year-old son and is in for a shock with the appearance of a character out of his past. The plot is one big chess game, and all of the pieces seem to be moving at the behest of one dangerously mysterious player, a vigilante called “Silence”...because he’s the last thing his victims will ever hear. This is Ken Bruen at his most darkly humorous and most lovably bleak as he shows us the meaning behind a proverb of his own design—“the Irish can abide almost anything save silence.”

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London Boulevard Audiobook

London Boulevard

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: David John Release Date: March 2011

When Mitchell is released from prison after serving three years for a vicious attack he doesn't remember, he reluctantly finds himself caught up with Robert Gant, a ruthless lowlife with violent plans. Attempting to stay out of Gant's way, Mitchell finds work as a handyman at the mansion of a faded movie actress. When she eagerly plies him with cash, cars and sex, Mitch starts to wonder if even this job comes with a catch. But it isn't long before Mitchell's violent past catches up with him. When people close to him start getting hurt, Mitchell is forced to act, and take brutal on revenge on those who've stolen his life... Now adapted for the big screen in the 2010 Blockbuster film starring Colin Farrell and Keira Knightley

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London Boulevard: Kriminalroman. Ungekürzte Lesung Audiobook

London Boulevard: Kriminalroman. Ungekürzte Lesung

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: Peter Lohmeyer Release Date: June 2015

Kaum zehn Minuten aus dem Knast, bricht Mitchell auch schon einem Punk den Arm. Zimperlich ist er nicht. Einer seiner alten Kumpane bietet ihm einen Job als Geldeintreiber an. Mitchell ist nicht sonderlich angetan von dem Vorschlag, aber ein besseres Angebot gibt es nicht. Er ist der ideale Mann für den Job - skrupellos, blitzschnell und wenn es sein muss, brutal. Aber er will sein Leben ändern, denn er hat auch eine andere Seite: Er liest - Philosophie, Literatur, Thriller, Lyrik - und ist die Zuverlässigkeit in Person. Als er einen Job als 'Mädchen für alles' bei der reichen Schauspielerin Lillian Palmer bekommt, glaubt er, das Glück sei endlich wieder auf seiner Seite: Die Lady ist versessen darauf, ihn mit Cash, Autos und Sex zu entlohnen. Dann trifft er Aisling - gewieft, schön, und ebenso wild und begierig auf ihn wie er auf sie. Hoffnung keimt in ihm auf. Doch Mitchell schafft es einfach nicht, der Welt aus Geldeintreibern, Drogendealern und anderen Ganoven zu entkommen. Ein jeder hat seine ganz eigenen Pläne mit ihm. Als seine Vergangenheit ihn einholt, muss er zurückschlagen.

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