Steve Dancy
Books in series4
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(4.3 based on 110 ratings)
  • 1
    The Shopkeeper: A Steve Dancy Tale | James D. Best

    The Shopkeeper: A Steve Dancy Tale

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By James D. Best
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (60)
    Performance
    (39)
    Story
    (38)

    In 1879, Steve Dancy sells his New York shop and ventures west to explore and write a journal about his adventures. Though he's not looking for trouble, Dancy's infatuation with another man's wife soon embroils him in a deadly feud with Sean Washburn, a Nevada silver baron. Infuriated by the outrages of two hired thugs, the shopkeeper kills both men in an impulsive street fight.

    A well written western!

    This is a great audiobook series. This book is well narrated and keeps you hooked until the end. The author really researched his material well and ..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 11 2010 by J. C. Edmond (Los Angeles)
  • 2
    Leadville: Steve Darcy Series, Book 2 | James D. Best

    Leadville: Steve Darcy Series, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By James D. Best
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (25)
    Performance
    (14)
    Story
    (14)

    When New York City shopkeeper Steve Dancy moved west to experience the frontier, he wound up embroiled in a deadly feud...a feud he was forced to settle with guns. Now all he wants to do is follow up on a few business interests, write about his adventures, and continue his exploration of the West. But in the autumn of 1879, Joseph McAllen asks Dancy for help.

    He did it again, Another fascinating story.

    After listening to The Shopkeeper I was pleased to see the author write another wonderful tale of the old west in Leadville. Again the research and a..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 11 2010 by J. C. Edmond (Los Angeles)
  • 3
    Murder at Thumb Butte: A Steve Dancy Tale | James D. Best

    Murder at Thumb Butte: A Steve Dancy Tale

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By James D. Best
    • Narrated By Jim Tedder
    Overall
    (15)
    Performance
    (14)
    Story
    (14)

    In the spring of 1880, Steve Dancy travels to Prescott, Arizona, to gain control of a remarkable invention. But on his first night in the territorial capital, his friend, Jeff Sharp, is arrested for a midnight murder at Thumb Butte. Dancy launches a personal investigation to find the real murderer, only to discover that the whole town wanted the victim dead. For help, he turns to another old friend and associate, Captain Joseph McAllen of the Pinkerton National Detective Agency.

    Entertaining Who-Done-It Murder Mystery

    I'm not typically a fan of westerns, but I very much enjoyed listening to this western murder mystery. The plot was engaging, the characters were inte..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 26 2015 by Aaron Wagner (Lexington, SC)
  • 4
    The Return: Steve Dancy Tales, Book 4 | James D. Best

    The Return: Steve Dancy Tales, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By James D. Best
    • Narrated By Jim Tedder
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (10)
    Performance
    (9)
    Story
    (9)

    It's the summer of 1880, and Thomas Edison's incandescent bulb is poised to put the gaslight industry out of business. Knowing a good business opportunity, former New York shopkeeper Steve Dancy sets out to obtain a license for Edison's electric lamp. Edison agrees, under one condition: Dancy and his friends must stop the saboteurs who are disrupting his electrification of Wall Street.

    Steve Dancy In New York?

    The Steve Dancy series started with Best's first book "The Shopkeeper" where Steve Dancy comes from his refined eastern upbringing to adventures in th..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 06 2016 by J. C. Edmond (Los Angeles)