Audiobooks by Thomas H. Cook

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  8. Never Audiobook Never
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A Dancer in the Dust Audiobook

A Dancer in the Dust

Author: Thomas H. Cook Narrator: Ray Chase Release Date: September 2014

Twenty years ago, Ray Campbell, now a cautious risk- management consultant, was a well-intentioned aid worker dedicated to improving conditions in Lubanda, a newly independent African country. He is forced to reconsider that year of living dangerously when a friend from his time in Lubanda is found murdered in a New York alley. Signs suggest that this most recent tragedy is rooted in the far more distant one of Martine Aubert, the only woman Ray ever truly loved and whose fate he' d sealed in a moment of grievous error. Martine Aubert was a white, native Lubandan farmer whose dream for her homeland starkly conflicted with those charged with its so-called development. But it was Ray' s failure to understand Martine' s commitment to her country that had placed a noose around her neck, one tightened by a circle of vicious men, cruel taunts, and whistling machetes. Ray' s return to the passion he' d once felt for Martine makes A Dancer in the Dust the enthralling and moving story of two loves: Ray' s love for Martine Aubert, and Martine' s for a homeland that did not love her back.

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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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Blood Echoes: The Infamous Alday Mass Murder and Its Aftermath Audiobook

Blood Echoes: The Infamous Alday Mass Murder and Its Aftermath

Author: Thomas H. Cook Narrator: Kris Koscheski, TBD Release Date: May 2021

Edgar Award Finalist: A true-crime account of a vicious massacre and the legal battles that followed. It was not a clever killing. On May 5, 1973, three men escaped from a Maryland prison and disappeared. Joined by a fifteen-year-old brother, they surfaced in Georgia, where they were spotted joyriding in a stolen car. Within a week, the four young men were arrested on suspicion of committing one of the most horrific murders in American history. Jerry Alday and his family were eating Sunday dinner when death burst through the door of their cozy little trailer. Their six bodies are only the beginning of Thomas H. Cook's retelling of this gruesome story; the horrors continued in the courtroom. Based on court documents, police records, and interviews with the surviving family members, this is a chilling look at the evil that can lurk just around the corner.

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Blood Innocents Audiobook

Blood Innocents

Author: Thomas H. Cook Narrator: Jonah Cummings Release Date: September 2013

Blood seeps into the gutters at the Children's Zoo in Central Park. Two deer have been slaughtered, one stabbed fifty-seven times and the other slashed across the neck. Normally it would be a case for the Parks Department, but these are no ordinary deer. The pride of the small menagerie, they were given to the zoo by a prominent socialite who cannot afford bloody headlines. The NYPD hands the case to Detective Reardon, star of the homicide squad. A recent widower at fifty-six, Reardon has seen too many human victims to care much about the two butchered animals. He resents being taken off other pressing cases for the sake of politics, but soon another killing snaps him to attention. Two women are found dead in their Greenwich Village apartment, one stabbed fifty-seven times and the other with her throat cut, and Reardon knows this vicious parallel is no coincidence. "Cook has shown himself to be a writer of poetic gifts, constantly pushing against the presumed limits of crime fiction." -Los Angeles Times Book Review

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Book 'Em: Four Bibliomysteries by Edgar Award-Winning Authors Audiobook

Book 'Em: Four Bibliomysteries by Edgar Award-Winning Authors

Author: Carolyn Hart, Megan Abbott, Thomas H. Cook, Thomas Perry Narrator: Christina Delaine, Will Damron Release Date: March 2021

The Little Men by Megan Abbott: Rumors and strange experiences lead a washed-up actress in 1950s Hollywood to question the suspicious circumstances surrounding the alleged suicide of a former occupant of her low-rent bungalow. What's in a Name? by Thomas H. Cook: Rare books dealer and amateur historian Franklin Altman has always wondered how the world might have turned out if the First World War had ended differently. On the fiftieth anniversary of the Armistice Treaty, an ancient German mysteriously appears and presents him with a personal manuscript, the contents of which, he claims, have the power to change history. The Book of the Lion by Thomas Perry: An anonymous phone call sends Professor Dominic Hallkyn on a mad dash through the streets of Boston in pursuit of a priceless Chaucerian manuscript. But the caller's demands will lead to a devilish plot twist. From the Queen by Carolyn Hart: When a priceless, first edition of Agatha Christie's Poirot Investigates, autographed and inscribed to the Queen of England, disappears from her South Carolina thrift shop, Ellen Gallagher calls on her friend Annie Darling, owner of the mystery bookstore Death on Demand, to track it down.

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Breakheart Hill Audiobook

Breakheart Hill

Author: Thomas H. Cook Narrator: George Guidall Release Date: September 1995

When a lovely high school girl is destroyed by a blow to her head, the savage act sends the people of a small southern town reeling. For 30 years, the mystery behind the attack has festered, damaging countless lives. Now the town physician, who once loved the girl, must tell the dark story of what really happened that day. Cook creates a series of emotionally charged revelations that builds to a shocking conclusion.

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Early Graves: A True Story of Murder and Passion Audiobook

Early Graves: A True Story of Murder and Passion

Author: Thomas H. Cook Narrator: Kris Koscheski, TBD Release Date: May 2021

Shocking true crime from the Edgar Award-winning author. 'Powerful . . . A frightening close-up of sociopathic personalities at their most deadly' (Vincent Bugliosi, author of Helter Skelter). Evil has a way of finding itself. How else could you explain the bond between Alvin and Judith Ann Neelley, who consecrated their marriage in blood? Before the killings started, they restricted themselves to simple mischief: prank calls, vandalism, firing guns at strangers' houses. Gradually their ambition grew, until one day at the Riverbend Mall in Rome, Georgia, they spotted Lisa Ann Millican. Three days after Lisa Ann disappeared, the thirteen-year-old girl was found shot and pumped full of liquid drain cleaner. In between her abduction and her death, she was subjected to innumerable horrors. And she was only the first to die. Drawing on police records and extensive interviews, Thomas H. Cook recounts the story of Judith Ann Neelley, who at nineteen became the youngest woman ever sentenced to death row.

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Fatherhood, and Other Stories Audiobook

Fatherhood, and Other Stories

Author: Thomas H. Cook Narrator: Fred Sullivan Release Date: May 2013

Over his acclaimed career, Cook's novels have haunted, riveted, and spellbound readers across the world, and his short stories are equally acclaimed. They range from the intensely focused world of "Fatherhood," the Herodotus prize-winning title story, to the Edgar nominated "Rain," a dark, kaleidoscopic tale of Manhattan on a single, rain-swept night. "The Fix," the story of a famous boxing fix that was, well, not a fix at all, was selected for inclusion in Best Mystery Stories of the Year. "What She Offered," the gripping tale of a one-night stand, was included in The Best Noir Stories of the Century. Like Cook's novels, the range of this collection is, itself, astonishing. From a backwoods Appalachian shack during the Depression ("Poor People") to a Midwestern college campus in the throes of Sixties revolt ("The Sun-Gazer") to a midtown Manhattan bookstore on Christmas Eve, "The Lessons of the Season," this collection demonstrates precisely that, in the words of Michael Connolly, "no one tells a story better than Thomas H. Cook."

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Flesh and Blood: A Frank Clemons Mystery Audiobook

Flesh and Blood: A Frank Clemons Mystery

Author: Thomas H. Cook Narrator: Ray Chase Release Date: February 2014

The sleek high-rises of Park Avenue make Frank Clemons uneasy. The former Atlanta homicide detective came to New York after a sickening murder case soured him on the South, but despite the glitz and excitement of his new surroundings and the beauty of the woman he shares them with, the city makes his skin crawl. Now a private eye, he is only at ease in the city’s darker corners, among the whores, gamblers, and pimps who call Eighth Avenue home. That affinity for the socially isolated is what draws him to the case of Hannah Karlsberg, an elderly seamstress who deserved a better death than she got. Hannah’s employer hires Clemons to find the victim’s next of kin so the police can release the body for burial, but as he learns about the dead woman’s past, which stretches back to the Lower East Side sweatshops of the 1930s, Clemons becomes obsessed with unearthing the decades-old secret that led to her death.

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Instruments of Night Audiobook

Instruments of Night

Author: Thomas H. Cook Narrator: George Guidall Release Date: March 2014

Thomas H. Cook's mesmerizing novels have attracted many Edgar Award nominations, and his Chatham School Affair (RB# 94796) won the Edgar Award for Best Novel. Filled with the haunting characters that have become Cook's trademark, Instruments of Night creates a fusion between past and present that is unique and chilling. Author Paul Graves has achieved modest popularity for a crime series that pits a perceptive detective against his nemesis, a mastermind of evil. What readers don't know, however, is that writing provides Paul's only release from the horrors of his memory. Now, as he is hired to pen the ending to an unsolved murder case, Paul begins to find the border between the mystery and his own past growing precipitously narrow. The strands of this finely-crafted novel move seamlessly between scenes from Paul's latest crime novel and his investigation of the murder. In voicing the rich tapestry of character, emotion, and suspense, veteran narrator George Guidall creates a superbly rewarding audio experience. You'll also enjoy an interview with the author at the conclusion of the audiobook.

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Into the Web Audiobook

Into the Web

Author: Thomas H. Cook Narrator: Tom Stechschulte Release Date: September 2004

Thomas H, Cook is an Edgar Award winner and the author of several New York Times best-selling thrillers. Into the Web stars Roy Slater, a young man who 25 years ago ran away from his hometown to escape the consequences of an unspeakable crime. Now with his father dying, Roy returns, only to get caught up in another scandal. Murder rocks the small town, and for Roy it draws him into the same web of deceit and treachery he tried so hard to leave behind. Tom Stechschulte's intense narration will have listeners on the edges of their seats.

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Master of the Delta Audiobook

Master of the Delta

Author: Thomas H. Cook Narrator: T. Ryder Smith Release Date: September 2008

Multiple Edgar Award nominee Thomas H. Cook is the author of dark, terrifying thrillers like Places in the Dark and Red Leaves. In Master of the Delta, it's 1954 down in Mississippi and Jack Branch has finally come home, taking a job as a high school teacher. He soon learns that one of his students is the son of a notorious local murderer, the Coed Killer. And as they say, like father, like son.

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