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Hard Candy Audiobook

Hard Candy: A Burke Novel #4

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Publisher's Summary

In this mercilessly compelling thriller, Burke - the private eye, sting artist, and occasional hit man who metes out a cruelly ingenious vengeance on those who victimize children - is up against a soft-spoken messiah who may be rescuing runaways or recruiting them for his own hideous purposes. But in doing so, Burke becomes a target for an entire Mafia family, a whore with a heart of cyanide, and a contract killer as implacable as a heart-seeking missile. Written with Vachss' signature narrative overdrive - and with his unnerving familiarity with the sub-basement of American crime - Hard Candy is vintage Burke.

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©1990 Andrew Vachss (P)2010 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"There’s no way to put a [Vachss book] down once you’ve begun.... The plot hooks are engaging and the one-liners pierce like bullets.” (Detroit Free Press)

"Burke fills a void.... With his soiled white hat, this Lone Ranger...asks difficult questions while shining light into the darkest recesses.” (Chicago Tribune)

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    Carl United States 10-10-14
    Carl United States 10-10-14 Member Since 2014
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    "Still great to listen to again..."

    I received this book back in 1991 in a care package while deployed in the military. Vachss writing style hooked me from the first few paragraphs, and I reread the book a second time immediately when finished.

    Fast forward to now, and listening brought old memories and new feelings for Hard Candy. Phil Gigante does a superb job reading. He is right on voice acting wise, in my opinion with each character. Amazing work on a great book.

    As a side note, not for the squeamish at heart.

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