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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    • Safe House

    • A Burke Novel #10
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    In Burke, Andrew Vachss gave readers of crime fiction a hero they could believe in, an avenger whose sense of justice was forged behind bars and tempered on New York’s meanest streets....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not for Women ...

    • By Snoodely on 03-14-14

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Questioner

    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Dan Boice
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    For all secrets created, a tiny percentage is kept against any intrusion. The ultimate extractor of such secrets is the Questioner - a man who has trained himself to become empty, to sense what others need to hear, to respond in ways that lead them to reveal their most protected thoughts....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • A Bomb Built in Hell

    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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    While doing extended time for killing a fellow prisoner, Wesley meets Carmine Trentoni in a New York state prison....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Real Mind F%#*

    • By Provident on 03-30-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Another Life

    • A Burke Novel
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    With the Prof clinging to life in an underground hospital facility, a man named Pryce shows up to make Burke an offer....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Antihero rides again

    • By Sara R. on 10-31-11

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Flood

    • A Novel
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 347
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 250
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 255

    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

    • 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 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 64

    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

    • Blossom

    • A Burke Novel #5
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    In the figure of Burke, Andrew Vachss has given contemporary crime fiction one of its most mesmerizing characters....

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Terminal

    • A Burke Novel
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: David Joe Wirth
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    The former shot-caller of the country's most feared white supremacist prison gang contacts Burke....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect Author

    • By Maude Lebowski on 03-16-09

    Regular price: $24.47

    • 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

    • 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

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