John Creasey wrote this classic crime series under the pseudonym Anthony Morton, one of 28 aliases under which Creasey prolifically practiced his craft. In this audiobook version of The Baron Again, Carl Prekopp performs the ongoing story of John Mannering - aka the Baron - in his appealing and resonant English accent, honed for the audio stage over years with BBC Radio. Many listeners might already be familiar with "The Baron" television series inspired by Creasey’s books. Just as these British novels about a reformed burglar turned investigator thrived on the small screen, so do they prosper in the audiobook format when dramatized by a seasoned voice actor.
John Mannering – alias the Baron – finds himself forced to save the life of an accused murderer. Even he doesn’t know if Halliwell is guilty or innocent. Forced to resume his gentleman cracksman activities in order to find out, he finds himself suspected of complicity. In doing so, he encounters Kate Loffatt, known to her criminal associates as ‘The Cat’…
Master crime fiction writer John Creasey's near 600 titles have sold more than 80 million copies in over 25 languages under both his own name and multiple other pseudonyms. His style varied with each identity and led to him being regarded as a literary phenomena. Amongst the many series written were 'Gideon of Scotland Yard', 'The Toff', 'The Baron', 'Dr. Palfrey' and 'Inspector West', as JJ Marric, Michael Halliday, Patrick Dawlish and others. During his lifetime Creasey enjoyed an ever increasing reputation both in the UK and overseas, especially the USA. This was further enhanced by constant revision of his works in order to assure the best possible be presented to his readers and also by many awards, not least of which was being honoured twice by the Mystery Writer's of America, latterly as Grand Master.
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