Ben Rehder
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Ben Rehder

Ben Rehder is an Edgar, Shamus, and Barry Award finalist. His Blanco County comic mysteries have made best-of-the-year lists in Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, and Field & Stream.

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The complete Ben Rehder bibliography includes:

Buck Fever
Bone Dry
Flat Crazy
Guilt Trip
Gun Shy
Holy Moly
The Chicken Hanger
The Driving Lesson
Gone The Next
Hog Heaven
Get Busy Dying
Stag Party
Bum Steer
If I Had A Nickel
Point Taken
Now You See Him
Last Laugh

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    • Last Laugh

    • Blanco County Mysteries, Book 11
    • By: Ben Rehder
    • Narrated by: Johnny Peppers
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    When a Blanco County hog hunter goes missing after a fight with his girlfriend, it's not a laughing matter - even when one of today's hottest blue-collar comedians is a suspect....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I did not like the reader

    • By Fred on 07-31-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Gone the Next

    • By: Ben Rehder
    • Narrated by: Johnny Peppers
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 319
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 275
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 273

    Meet Roy Ballard, freelance videographer with a knack for catching insurance cheats....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice start to a series!

    • By Wayne on 07-20-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Buck Fever

    • A Blanco County Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Ben Rehder
    • Narrated by: Johnny Peppers
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 130

    It's the week before deer hunting season, as close to a statewide holiday as you get in Texas, and the locals are getting restless....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An absolute delight.

    • By Leon Miller on 04-20-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Hog Heaven

    • Blanco County Mysteries, Book 7
    • By: Ben Rehder
    • Narrated by: Robert King Ross
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    After a high-school football star dies in a late-night motorcycle collision with a wild pig, the boy's wealthy father comes up with a creative scheme to rid Blanco County of the feral pests....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Read it but don't listen to this production

    • By Cynthia A Zepeda on 12-14-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Flat Crazy

    • A Blanco County Mystery, Book 3
    • By: Ben Rehder
    • Narrated by: Robert King Ross
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    An unidentified wild creature is on the loose in Blanco County, and the locals have convinced themselves they're dealing with a mythical vampirish beast called a chupacabra....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Classic Ben Rehder.......so-so narrator

    • By Audrey F. on 06-30-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A Tooth for a Tooth

    • Roy Ballard Mysteries, Book 5
    • By: Ben Rehder
    • Narrated by: Johnny Peppers
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Lennox Armbruster was struck by a speeding vehicle - but was it an accident or an insurance scam gone wrong? Roy Ballard is hired to find out, and he soon learns there’s a third possibility: attempted murder....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Roy Ballard is. back!!!

    • By shelley on 06-29-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Dog Tag

    • A Blanco County Short Story
    • By: Ben Rehder
    • Narrated by: Johnny Peppers
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Red O’Brien and Billy Don Craddock are finishing a construction project for one of their regular customers when he makes an unexpected request - help him regain custody of his beloved beagle, Teddy. The way they go about it is a howl....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding as Usual!

    • By Glen on 08-21-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Get Busy Dying

    • Roy Ballard Mysteries, Book 2
    • By: Ben Rehder
    • Narrated by: Johnny Peppers
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    Everyone thinks Boz Gentry died in a fiery traffic accident, but Roy Ballard and Mia Madison aren't convinced.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Light, witty, and fun suspense mystery!

    • By Wayne on 07-20-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Point Taken

    • Blanco County Mysteries, Book 10
    • By: Ben Rehder
    • Narrated by: Johnny Peppers
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Sean Hudson thought nothing of hopping a fence to dig illegally for Native American arrowheads, spear points, and other artifacts. Did his thieving ways get him killed? Find out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hope there are more

    • By Kindle Customer on 04-10-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Bum Steer

    • Blanco County Mysteries Book 9
    • By: Ben Rehder
    • Narrated by: Robert King Ross
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    After a young woman and a bull are found dead in a dark pasture, Blanco County game warden John Marlin is asked to assist with the investigation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Please please please bring back Jonathan Davis!

    • By Kindle Customer on 03-24-16

    Regular price: $19.95

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