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The Rich and the Dead | [Nelson DeMille (editor)]

The Rich and the Dead

The rich are very different from you and me. Blessed by great wealth, they can get what they want, even what they shouldn’t have. Cursed by great wealth, they become the targets of others who will risk everything to become affluent. Nelson DeMille introduces twenty original tales by today’s most elite mystery writers who explore the life (and death) styles of the rich and infamous.
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The rich are very different from you and me. Blessed by great wealth, they can get what they want, even what they shouldn’t have. Cursed by great wealth, they become the targets of others who will risk everything to become affluent. In The Rich and the Dead, bestselling author Nelson DeMille introduces twenty original tales by today’s most elite mystery writers who explore the life (and death) styles of the rich and infamous.

In Ted Bell’s “The Pirate of Palm Beach,” an arrogant society columnist feels the unsociable - and deadly - backlash from his poison pen.

In Lee Child’s “Addicted to Sweetness,” a swaggering drug lord plots a nasty payback against a thieving underling.

In David Morrell’s “The Controller,” a seasoned protection specialist may need to be protected from the mercurial finance titan who purchases his services... and tests his loyalties.

From multinational boardrooms to palatial mansions to exotic playlands, these suspenseful, gold-standard tales reveal in scary, funny, and riveting ways just how much trouble money can buy.

Featuring stories by Nelson DeMille, Ted Bell, Peter Blauner, Karen Catalona, Tim Chapman, Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Frank Cook, David DeLee, Joseph Goodrich, Daniel J. Hale, Roberta Isleib, Harley Jane Kozak, David Morrell, Carolyn Mullen, Twist Phelan, S. J. Rozan, Jonathan Santlofer, Elaine Togneri, and Angela Zeman.

©2011 Mystery Writers of America Inc. (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Boyce Brentwood, TN, United States 04-24-14
    Boyce Brentwood, TN, United States 04-24-14
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    Was The Rich and the Dead worth the listening time?

    Yes, it was worth the listening time, which was about 90 minutes. My expectations for short story collections are very low. If there are 12-15 stories in the collection and I find two or three good stories, I'm happy. Doesn't mean I don't wish they were all good. I wish they were, but I have never yet found such a collection that has more than two or three, out of the whole, that is of any interest to me. Nelson DeMille's story was excellent and I will listen to it again. Lee Child's story held my attention, but I will probably never listen to it again.


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    Now....was it worth the price? NO....a resounding NO. It should have sold for less than ten bucks. It certainly was not worth one entire credit.

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    Carol Elk City, OK, United States 02-02-14
    Carol Elk City, OK, United States 02-02-14 Member Since 2007
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    and it seems to me that he only had a walk-on part. I expected exciting and fresh stories from good writers. To be fair—a few of them are—but otherwise they went in one ear and out the other. I’m not able now to even tell you which tales made a strong impression on me. The performances varied, but they were acceptable. Maybe I’ve seen too much junk media or read too many hot thrillers from DeMille. This left me with buyer’s remorse.

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