It's not hard to hard to be swept away by any of Elmore Leonard's characters in his books, and Raylan is one of his best. Rayland exemplifies the very..Show More » best of an old west sheriff in a modern day world serving in the U.S. Marshall's service. Loaded with characters and dialogue that you will not soon forget. It is not hard to understand why so many of Elmore's books and characters make it to the big screen and television; they are just plain and simple entertainment. Enjoy this listen!
I loved every character in this novel, or at least I loved getting to know each character. US Marshall Raylan is a great hero, a cool, smart lawman. ..Show More »The story revolves around three kidnappers, each from different backgrounds and different motivations.
Few writers develope charachters as fun to watch as Elmore Leonard. This one is not only worth a credit, its worth a second listen.
Once again, Elmore's wonderful prose makes you feel the places and the people with a stunning reality. Alas, third person descriptive style, althoug..Show More »h great for novels, is not best for short stories.
The stories are uneven: the best ones, such as Karen Makes Out, are great reads, but the bad ones, such as Ten Killer, just never reaches any level of excitement. I felt the Villains were too weak and the good guy lacking in motivation and style.
If you normally enjoy Elmore's realism, you should enjoy these stories
I walk about an hour each day and then spend around 30 minutes in the backyard doing odds & ends jobs. During this time I listen to books which I fin..Show More »d make these tasks much more enjoyable.