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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    • Blossom

    • A Burke Novel #5
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

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

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Sacrifice

    • A Burke Novel #6
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    What — or who — could turn a gifted little boy into a murderous thing that calls itself "Satan’s Child"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Andrew Vachss Delivers

    • By Jonna True on 04-22-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Flood

    • A Novel
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 329
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 234
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 239

    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: $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 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    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.....

    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

    • Blue Belle

    • A Burke Novel #3
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    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: $20.99

    • Hard Candy

    • A Burke Novel #4
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    In this mercilessly compelling thriller, Burke — the private eye, sting artist, and occasional hit man who metes out a cruelly ingenious vengeance on those who victimize children .....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Still great to listen to again...

    • By Carl on 10-10-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • 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

    • Mortal Lock

    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante, Natalie Ross
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Andrew Vachss collects 20 tight, powerful stories - all from the past decade of his career, including some now published for the first time - along with an original screenplay....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It's okay.

    • By Abel on 04-16-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • 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

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