Black (Blake)
Books in series5
UNABRIDGED
(4.3 based on 207 ratings)
  • 1
    Black: Black Series, Volume 1 | Russell Blake

    Black: Black Series, Volume 1

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Russell Blake
    • Narrated By R.C. Bray
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (108)
    Performance
    (99)
    Story
    (99)

    Artemus Black. Perennially down-on-his-luck Hollywood PI whose Bogie fixation is as dated as his wardrobe. With an assistant who mocks him relentlessly, an obese cat that loathes him, a romantic life that's deader than Elvis, money problems, booze, nicotine, and anger management issues, how much worse can it get?

    Excellent 21st Century Noir

    Fedoras, Dames, and Everything! A book for Goldilocks. Not too heavy, not too light. The bantered dialogue was intelligent and didn't try to hard and..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 04 2014 by Pan (Marietta, GA USA)
  • 2
    Black Is Back: Black Series, Volume 2 | Russell Blake

    Black Is Back: Black Series, Volume 2

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Russell Blake
    • Narrated By R.C. Bray
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (38)
    Performance
    (35)
    Story
    (35)

    In this second installment in the acclaimed Back series, Artemus Black, Hollywood PI to the stars, dives into the rap music scene to stop a killer - with often disastrous and humorous results.

    shut up and buy it!

    This was just as good as the first one, if not better. Everyone's back and the story never loses a beat. Narration is of course fantastic and well del..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 23 2015 by Jeremy Tischer ()
  • 3
    Black Is the New Black: Black Series, Volume 3 | Russell Blake

    Black Is the New Black: Black Series, Volume 3

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Russell Blake
    • Narrated By R.C. Bray
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (31)
    Performance
    (29)
    Story
    (28)

    When Artemus Black is hired to investigate a series of suspicious accidents at LA's most prestigious modeling agency, he quickly discovers that brooding pouts and mascara can be as dangerous as guns or bombs. From LA to Mexico to Tahoe to NY, the story pokes fun at the world of high fashion as Black races to discover who's killing the models.

    Off to get the next adventure!

    A very enjoyable series. Nothing earth shattering just good old fashioned detective stories with a sense of humor.

    Reviewed on March 22 2016 by Amazon Customer (Cheyenne, WY, US)
  • 4
    Black to Reality: Black Series, Volume 4 | Russell Blake

    Black to Reality: Black Series, Volume 4

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Russell Blake
    • Narrated By R.C. Bray
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (30)
    Performance
    (28)
    Story
    (27)

    Black to Reality is the fourth in the acclaimed Black series of noir detective fiction featuring Artemus Black, the world's losingest Hollywood Private Investigator. In this installment, he is saved from financial calamity when he takes a case that requires him to work undercover on a reality television show, posing as an over-the-hill rocker trying for one last shot at success.

    Another great read in thevRC Bray/Black series!

    I love this series with the fast reparte and colorful characters, it's hard to put it down. I kept wanting to get back to the book every chance I got...Show More »

    Reviewed on March 18 2016 by Jay T (Gardena, CA)
  • 5
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