Barbara Holloway
Books in series12
UNABRIDGED
(4.0 based on 2223 ratings)
  • 1

    Death Qualified: A Barbara Holloway Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Kate Wilhelm
    • Narrated By Anna Fields
    Overall
    (226)
    Performance
    (74)
    Story
    (69)

    Five years ago Barbara Holloway gave up practicing law, disillusioned with a profession that put politics before justice. Then she receives a phone call, with a simple message: "I need you."

    Alex says: "a good plot and a great reader"
    a good plot and a great reader

    Anna field's reading got me hooked on the characters. Yes, the mastering was faulty with repeating sentences, and a couple of the male characters sou..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 19 2004 by Alex (Laguna Beach, CA, USA)
  • 2

    The Best Defense: A Barbara Holloway Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Kate Wilhelm
    • Narrated By Anna Fields
    Overall
    (203)
    Performance
    (56)
    Story
    (57)

    A gripping, poignant, and masterful courtroom novel, The Best Defense is a major work from one of America's most popular writers.

    Alex says: "Couldn't put it down"
    Couldn't put it down

    Anna Fields now has a fan in me for her character readings. And Kate Wilhelm's plot is full of surprises and new twists. Great investigative and co..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 19 2004 by Alex (Laguna Beach, CA, USA)
  • 3

    For The Defense

    • UNABRIDGED
    • By Kate Wilhelm
    Overall
    (0)
    Performance
    (0)
    Story
    (0)

    Not Available on Audible.com Why not?

    There are many reasons why a book might be unavailable.


    Sometimes a book goes temporarily out of print - and sometimes no audio version has ever been recorded. Audible wants to give you the most complete selection we can and we'll keep adding series and filling in gaps as quickly as possible.


  • 4

    Defense for the Devil: A Barbara Holloway Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs)
    • By Kate Wilhelm
    • Narrated By A Full Cast
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (155)
    Performance
    (46)
    Story
    (47)

    Mitch Arno always meant bad news for the coastal town of Folsum, Oregon. When they ran him out of town 17 years ago, he left behind a wife with two daughters and a family that never wanted to see him again. When he returns, he brings trouble in the form of a lot of suspicious money. As Barbara attempts to counsel Mitch's wife about the money, a second form of trouble arrives: Mitch's corpse.

    Corinne says: "Good but I miss Anna"
    Good but I miss Anna

    Defense for the Devil is the first Wilhelm book I've listened to that wasn't read by Anna Fields. The book is pretty good (standard Wilhelm), but I k..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 27 2009 by Corinne (Washington, DC, United States)
  • 5

    No Defense: A Barbara Holloway Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Kate Wilhelm
    • Narrated By Marguerite Gavin
    Overall
    (216)
    Performance
    (58)
    Story
    (59)

    Barbara Holloway is a trial lawyer who tends to take on difficult cases, but this time it seems there's no defense at all. It appears that Vinny Jessup died when his car rolled over on a bad curve on Lookout Mountain. Then the sheriff finds the gunshot wound. With a large insurance policy as her motive, could his much younger wife have staged the death?

    Kay M says: "Terrific Plot"
    Terrific Plot

    This audiobook kept me enthralled - I hated to stop the tape because it was so interesting. I love legal novels and thought by now I "knew it all" bu..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 19 2003 by Kay M (Roseburg, OR, USA)
  • 6

    Desperate Measures: A Barbara Holloway Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Kate Wilhelm
    • Narrated By Marguerite Gavin
    Overall
    (430)
    Performance
    (136)
    Story
    (136)

    Barbara Holloway has a reputation for taking on the toughest cases - and winning them. But this time she's up against an unbeatable opponent - her father, the lawyer who taught her all she knows.

    Reed says: "Better than the first"
    Better than the first

    I really enjoyed No Defense. The Oregon desert, the multi-dimensional characters, and a non-linear plot all lent complexity. I could not stop listen..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 29 2003 by Reed (Westfield, IN, USA)
  • 7

    Clear and Convincing Proof: A Barbara Holloway Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Kate Wilhelm
    • Narrated By Anna Fields
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (183)
    Performance
    (47)
    Story
    (46)

    Because he is poised to desecrate the dreams of so many, it's no surprise that somebody dares to stop him in cold blood. When David McIvey is murdered outside the clinic's doors, lawyer Barbara Holloway must use her razor-sharp instincts and take-no-prisoners attitude to create a defense for the two members of the clinic accused of his murder.

    Don says: "Another Good One"
    Another Good One

    Enjoyed the story. Each Kate Wilhem book is unique enough that they all seem fresh. Anna Fields did a good job with the reading. Although she has one ..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 15 2005 by Don (Austin, TX, USA)
  • 8

    The Unbidden Truth: A Barbara Holloway Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Kate Wilhelm
    • Narrated By Anna Fields
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (186)
    Performance
    (49)
    Story
    (52)

    When Louise Braniff hands Barbara Holloway a large retainer and asks for complete anonymity, the Oregon attorney is both intrigued and suspicious. The woman, a respected music professor, is a member of a group that sponsors worthy causes involving women. And they want Barbara to defend Carol Fredricks, a gifted young pianist who stands accused of murdering the manager of a piano bar.

    Deena says: "Great Mystery! Recommend Highly!!!"
    Great Mystery! Recommend Highly!!!

    First, note that there is nothing wrong with the audio and those complaining should instead check their listening device or download a new copy. Just ..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 05 2010 by Deena (Nashville, TN, United States)
  • 9

    Sleight of Hand: A Barbara Holloway Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Kate Wilhelm
    • Narrated By Anna Fields
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (150)
    Performance
    (50)
    Story
    (46)

    When a seemingly simple case turns complicated, respected attorney Barbara Holloway must rethink her game plan. Gregarious Las Vegas entertainer and ex-con Wally Lederer claims he's turned his life around. But when Jay Wilkins, a childhood friend, accuses Wally of stealing a valuable artifact, it's up to Barbara to ferret out the truth. Wally swears he's innocent. But when a murder takes place and the police name Wally as their prime suspect, Barbara knows he is in serious trouble.

    C. A. Gelsinger says: "Kudos for Anna Fields"
    Kudos for Anna Fields

    Just writing in support of Anna Fields, who is one of the best narrators in the business. Her male voices are particularly good, and her inflection a..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 28 2007 by C. A. Gelsinger (Westminster, MD USA)
  • 10

    A Wrongful Death: A Barbara Holloway Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Kate Wilhelm
    • Narrated By Carrington Macduffie
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (204)
    Performance
    (55)
    Story
    (54)

    Elizabeth Kurtz has taken her small son and fled her ex-husband and his mother after finding a file of explosive material incriminating the family. Although the wealthy family employs a detective agency to find her, she manages to elude them. When Elizabeth finally contacts Barbara Holloway for help, the defense attorney finds the woman dead.

    Reed says: "The best in the series"
    The best in the series

    This is the best in the Barbara Holloway series. Of course, its strength rests on the series - the characters that have remained vivid and true throu..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 15 2007 by Reed (Westfield, IN, USA)
  • 11

    Cold Case: A Barbara Holloway Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Kate Wilhelm
    • Narrated By Carrington MacDuffie
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (176)
    Performance
    (49)
    Story
    (49)

    Controversial author and scholar David Etheridge is not the kind of company an aspiring politician wants to keep. But ambitious senator Robert McCrutchen has a history with Etheridge that he's desperately trying to keep under wraps: 22 years ago, both men were investigated in the still-unsolved death of a young coed.

    Gene says: "Really slow"
    Really slow

    I've enjoyed these Wilhelm's in the past even though the courtroom drama gets a bit overdone. However, this one really slows down after you meet the ..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 02 2008 by Gene (Raleigh, Nc, United States)
  • 12

    Heaven Is High: A Barbara Holloway Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Kate Wilhelm
    • Narrated By Carrington MacDuffie
    Overall
    (94)
    Performance
    (51)
    Story
    (48)

    Barbara Holloway is a low-key attorney in Eugene, Oregon, who left her father’s high-powered firm to handle small legal problems for local residents and ponder her next move. But while trying to sort out her own future, two people, desperate for help, show up on her doorstep: former pro football player Martin Owens and his wife, Binnie. Binnie, who is mute, met her husband when she sneaked aboard his boat while it was docked in Haiti and smuggled herself into the US.

    Zoe says: "Out of sequence"
    Out of sequence

    This book is very strange. It is not the latest installment, rather it appears to be an old manuscript that was brushed up and turned into a book. It ..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 24 2011 by Zoe (Albuquerque, NM, United States)