Elm Harbor
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(3.9 based on 283 ratings)
  • 1
    The Emperor of Ocean Park | Stephen L. Carter

    The Emperor of Ocean Park

    • UNABRIDGED (26 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Stephen L. Carter
    • Narrated By Richard Allen
    Overall
    (105)
    Performance
    (50)
    Story
    (54)

    Set in the era of the Nixon and Reagan presidencies, this novel examines the American conscience while inviting us into the glittering world of the East Coast legal community. Stephen L. Carter's book follows black Ivy League law professor Talcott Garland as he investigates the death of his father, Judge Oliver Garland, the eponymous "Emperor."

    Not a bad book but where was the editor?

    A decent storyline and plausible characters but way to long and repetitive. This book could easily have been condensed in half without reducing the va..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 23 2004 by Maria (Oakland, CA, USA)
  • 2
    New England White: A Novel | Stephen L. Carter

    New England White: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Stephen L. Carter
    • Narrated By Bahni Turpin
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (126)
    Performance
    (46)
    Story
    (49)

    In the New England university town of Elm Harbor, a murder begins to crack the veneer that has hidden the racial complications of the town's past, the secrets of a prominent family, and the most hidden bastions of African-American political influence. At the center is Lemaster Carlyle, the university president, and his wife, Julia Carlyle, a deputy dean at the divinity school - African Americans living in "the heart of whiteness".

    perfect marraige of writing and narration

    There are plenty of published reviews that will tell you how engaging this book is, but narrator Bahni Turpin truly brought it to life. Her voice was..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 24 2007 by Joanna (Kensington, MD, USA)
  • 3
    Palace Council | Stephen L. Carter

    Palace Council

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Stephen L. Carter
    • Narrated By Mirron Willis
    Overall
    (52)
    Performance
    (29)
    Story
    (28)

    In the summer of 1952, 20 prominent men gather at a secret meeting on Martha's Vineyard and devise a plot to manipulate the President of the United States. Soon after, the body of one of these men is found by Eddie Wesley, Harlem's rising literary star. When Eddie's younger sister mysteriously disappears, Eddie and the woman he loves, Aurelia Treene, are pulled into what becomes a 20-year search for the truth.

    A Great Read!

    I've read most of Stephen L. Carters novels and they've all been nothing short of Amazing. Palace Council really kept me in the moment and super engag..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 25 2013 by Anders (MCDONOUGH, GA, United States)