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A Time to Scatter Stones: A Matthew Scudder Novella Audiobook

A Time to Scatter Stones: A Matthew Scudder Novella

Author: Lawrence Block Narrator: Lawrence Block Release Date: January 2019

MATT SCUDDER RETURNSMore than 40 years after his debut and nearly a decade since his last appearance, one of the most renowned characters in all of crime fiction is back on the case in this major new novella by Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Lawrence Block.Well past retirement age and feeling his years—but still staying sober one day at a time—Matthew Scudder learns that alcoholics aren't the only ones who count the days since their last slip. Matt's longtime partner, Elaine, tells him of a group of former sex workers who do something similar, helping each other stay out of the life. But when one young woman describes an abusive client who's refusing to let her quit, Elaine encourages her to get help of a different sort. The sort only Scudder can deliver.A Time to Scatter Stones offers not just a gripping crime story but also a richly drawn portrait of Block's most famous character as he grapples with his own mortality while proving to the younger generation that he's still got what it takes. For Scudder's millions of fans around the world (including the many who met the character through Liam Neeson's portrayal in the film version of A Walk Among the Tombstones), A Time to Scatter Stones is an unexpected gift—a valedictory appearance that will remind readers why Scudder is simply the best there is.

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A By the Dawn's Early Light: A Matthew Scudder Story Audiobook

A By the Dawn's Early Light: A Matthew Scudder Story

Author: Lawrence Block Narrator: Lawrence Block Release Date: February 2018

Matthew Scudder gets hired by a fellow bar patron to prove his innocence. Salesman Tommy Tillary is a forty-five-year-old philanderer with a Manhattan girlfriend and a Brooklyn wife. So when Tommy becomes a suspect in the murder of his wife, it's up to Matt to find the real killer.

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In Sunlight Or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper Audiobook

In Sunlight Or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper

Author: Lawrence Block Narrator: Various Narrators Release Date: December 2016

In a truly unprecedented literary achievement by author and editor Lawrence Block, this newly-commissioned anthology of seventeen superbly-crafted stories, each inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper. Contributors include Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Robert Olen Butler, Michael Connelly, Megan Abbott, Craig Ferguson, Nicholas Christopher, Jill D. Block, Joe R. Lansdale, Justin Scott, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Warren Moore, Jonathan Santlofer, Jeffery Deaver, Lee Child, and Lawrence Block himself. Even Gail Levin, Hopper's biographer and compiler of his catalogue raisonee, appears with her own first work of fiction, providing a true account of art theft on a grand scale and told in the voice of the country preacher who perpetrated the crime.

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Hope to Die Audiobook

Hope to Die

Author: Lawrence Block Narrator: George Guidall Release Date: June 2016

The city caught its collective breath when upscale couple Byrne and Susan Hollander were slaughtered in a brutal home invasion. Now, a few days later, the killers themselves have turned up dead behind the locked door of a Brooklyn hellhole-one apparently slain by his partner in crime who then took his own life. There's something drawing Matthew Scudder to this case that the cops have quickly and eagerly closed: a nagging suspicion that a third man is involved, a cold, diabolical puppet master who manipulates his two accomplices, then cuts their strings when he's done with them. No one but Scudder even suspects he exists. And his worst fear is that the guy is just getting started ...

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Hit List Audiobook

Hit List

Author: Lawrence Block Narrator: George Guidall Release Date: May 2016

Keller is a regular guy. He goes to the movies, works on his stamp collection. Call him for jury duty and he serves without complaint. Then every so often he gets a phone call from White Plains that sends him flying off somewhere to kill a perfect stranger. Keller is a pro and very good at what he does. But the jobs have started to go wrong. The realization is slow coming yet, when it arrives, it is irrefutable: Someone out there is trying to hit the hit man. Keller, God help him, has found his way onto somebody else's hit list.

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The Girl with the Deep Blue Eyes Audiobook

The Girl with the Deep Blue Eyes

Author: Lawrence Block Narrator: Mike Dennis Release Date: September 2015

IN THE DEPTHS OF HER BLUE EYES, HE GLIMPSED - MURDER BRAND NEW LAWRENCE BLOCK BOOK! FIRST PUBLICATION EVER! Florida private eye Doak Miller agreed to help the local cops by posing as a hit man to catch a woman looking to get rid of her husband. But then he met the wife -- and fell, hard. Now he's plotting with her to commit a murder that could net them millions of dollars and the chance to be together. But to pull it off under the watchful eyes of the police, It'll have to be the perfect crime...

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Everybody Dies Audiobook

Everybody Dies

Author: Lawrence Block Narrator: Mark Hammer Release Date: February 2015

Matt Scudder is well and truly off the booze, but he still spends time with some of his old drinking pals including Mick Ballou. Mick is worried - a garage full of bourbon has been ripped off and two of his henchman killed in cold blood. Micks wants Scudder to look into it - he reluctantly agrees. The following weekend Matt's mentor from AA is shot dead at point blank range - Matt knows it should have been him. Now the case is personal.

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Even the Wicked Audiobook

Even the Wicked

Author: Lawrence Block Narrator: Mark Hammer Release Date: February 2015

Matt Scudder is drawn into the case of a serial killer targeting criminals who the law cannot touch. The Will of the People, egged on by a vitriolic newspaper columnist, kills a sex offender, a mobster and a racist cult leader, despite their seemingly impenetrable security. Then Scudder gets a call from a hot-shot attorney, the recipient of the Will's latest letter...

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A Walk Among the Tombstones Audiobook

A Walk Among the Tombstones

Author: Lawrence Block Narrator: Mark Hammer Release Date: September 2014

Private detective Matt Scudder investigates a series of kidnappings that always end in brutal murder. Best-selling author Lawrence Block takes us into the seedier back alleys and side-streets of New York City, rendering his subject with a gritty realism.

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A Long Line of Dead Men: A Matthew Scudder Novel Audiobook

A Long Line of Dead Men: A Matthew Scudder Novel

Author: Lawrence Block Narrator: Joe Barrett Release Date: June 2014

An ancient brotherhood meets annually in the back room of a swank Manhattan restaurant, a fraternity created in secret to celebrate life by celebrating its dead. But the past three decades have not been kind to the Club of 31. Matthew Scudder—ex-cop and ex-boozer—has known death in all its guises, which is why he has been asked to investigate a baffling thirty-year run of suicides and suspiciously random accidents that has thinned the ranks of this very select group of gentlemen. But Scudder has mortality problems of his own, for his is a city that feeds mercilessly on the unsuspecting—even the powerful and those who serve them are easy prey. There are too many secrets here, too many places for a maddeningly patient serial killer to hide … and wait … and strike. “A remarkable new novel…Letter perfect.”—New York Times Book Review

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The Devil Knows You’re Dead: A Matthew Scudder Crime Novel Audiobook

The Devil Knows You’re Dead: A Matthew Scudder Crime Novel

Author: Lawrence Block Narrator: Joe Barrett Release Date: May 2014

In New York City, there is little sense and no rules, and those who fly the highest often come crashing down the hardest. A deranged, derelict, crazed Vietnam vet has been arrested for gunning down successful young lawyer Glenn Holtzmann at a corner phone booth on Eleventh Avenue—and the suspect’s brother wants unlicensed private investigator Matthew Scudder to prove the madman innocent. But Scudder’s curiosity and dedication are leading him to dark, unexplored places in his own heart … and to passions and secrets that could destroy everything he loves. In this unmerciful metropolis, no one is truly innocent—including Matthew Scudder. “For clean, close-to-the-bone prose, the line goes from Dashiell Hammett to James M. Cain to Lawrence Block. He’s that good.”—Martin Cruz Smith, New York Times bestselling author

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A Dance at the Slaughterhouse Audiobook

A Dance at the Slaughterhouse

Author: Lawrence Block Narrator: Joe Barrett Release Date: March 2014

There is no accolade or major mystery award that has not already been bestowed upon Lawrence Block. His acclaimed crime novels are as intelligent, provocative, and emotionally complex as they are nerve-tighteningly intense. And perhaps the most respected of his myriad works are the Matthew Scudder books—masterworks of suspenseful invention featuring a remarkable protagonist rich in conscience and character, with all the flaws that his humanity entails. This is the detective novel as high art. In Matt Scudder’s mind, money, power, and position elevate nobody above morality or the law. Now the ex-cop and unlicensed PI has been hired to prove that socialite Richard Thurman orchestrated the brutal murder of his beautiful, pregnant wife. During Scudder’s hard-drinking years, he left a piece of his soul on every seedy corner of the Big Apple. But this case is more depraved and more potentially devastating than anything he experienced while floundering in the urban depths. Because this investigation is leading Scudder on a frightening grand tour of New York’s sex-for-sale underworld—where an innocent young life is simply a commodity to be bought and perverted … and then destroyed. “Darkly entertaining…Shocking…This one has more voltage than most.”—New York Times

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