Andrew Vachss
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Andrew Vachss

Andrew Vachss has been a federal investigator in sexually transmitted diseases, a social-services caseworker, a labor organizer, and has directed a maximum-security prison for "aggressive-violent" youth. Now a lawyer in private practice, he represents children and youth exclusively. He is the author of numerous novels, including the Burke series, three collections of short stories, and a wide variety of other material including song lyrics, graphic novels, essays, and a "children's book for adults." His books have been translated into twenty languages, and his work has appeared in Parade, Antaeus, Esquire, Playboy, The New York Times, and many other forums. His books have been awarded the Grand Prix de Littérature Policiére, the Falcon Award, Deutschen Krimi Preis, Die Jury des Bochumer Krimi Archivs and the Raymond Chandler Award (per Giurìa a Noir in Festival, Courmayeur, Italy). Andrew Vachss' latest books are Mortal Lock (Vintage, May 2013) and Aftershock (Pantheon, June 2013). The dedicated Web site for Vachss and his work is vachss.com.

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    • Flood

    • A Novel
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 333
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 237
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 242

    Burke's newest client is a woman named Flood, who has the face of an angel, the body of a high-priced stripper, and the skills of a professional executioner....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty good - I will try some more of the series.

    • By Rachel on 02-20-12

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Strega

    • A Burke Novel, Book 2
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 118

    Andrew Vachss’s implacable private eye has a new client, Strega. She wants Burke to find an obscene photograph and that search will take him into the ocean that flows just beneath the city....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator is better here than on first book

    • By Mark on 11-15-14

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Aftershock

    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante, Natalie Ross
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    After a life in various war zones, Dell and Dolly have settled in this town, fulfilling Dolly's lifelong dream....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Vachss hits a solid triple

    • By Sara R. on 09-02-13

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Only Child

    • A Burke Novel #14
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    It’s been years since Burke has been home, years since he’s seen his “family” and worked in the underbelly of New York City.....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Boring

    • By Paloma on 08-29-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Blue Belle

    • A Burke Novel #3
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 59

    Burke is given a purse full of dirty money to find the infamous Ghost Van that is cutting a lethal swath among teenage prostitutes....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lots of sex, lots of uncomfortable situations

    • By Mark on 03-11-17

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Down Here

    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    For years Burke has harbored an outlaw's hard love for Wolfe, the beautiful, driven former sex-crimes prosecutor who was fired for refusing to "go along to get along...."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book.

    • By C. A. Rawson on 03-22-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Mask Market

    • A Burke Novel
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: David Joe Wirth
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    They meet in a no-name diner. A shadowy man hands Burke a CD dossier of someone he wants found....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tough, Raw, Exciting, and with a Great Ending

    • By Carl on 11-21-08

    Regular price: $24.47

    • False Allegations

    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Burke finds himself working the other side of the street, where guilt and innocence are as disposable as the sheets in a Times Square hotel....

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Down in the Zero

    • A Burke Novel #7
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Vachss has reinvented detective fiction and, in the person of Burke, his haunted, hell-ridden P.I., has given listeners a new kind of hero....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Vachss Keeps Me Sharp and Entertained

    • By E. Sewell on 09-23-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Signwave

    • An Aftershock Novel
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante, Natalie Ross
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Undercurrents rise to the surface as Dell employs his mercenary soldier skills to follow the trail of a man who unwisely threatened his beloved wife, Dolly....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • More like Burke, but not quite

    • By Travis on 11-22-15

    Regular price: $34.99

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