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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    • Lefty Loosey

    • Blanco County Mysteries, Book 12
    • By: Ben Rehder
    • Narrated by: Johnny Peppers
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Deke Gilbert was a legend on the central Texas demolition derby circuit, until a suspicious late-night crash ended his life. Unfortunately, Deke left behind a teenage daughter, Christie. That’s when good ol’ boys Red O’Brien and Billy Don Craddock step up and do the right thing....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • not his best

    • By donald h smith on 04-12-19

    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 329
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 280

    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

    • 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 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    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

    • Holy Moly

    • Blanco County Mysteries, Book 6
    • By: Ben Rehder
    • Narrated by: Robert King Ross
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    When televangelist Peter Boothe decides to build a megachurch on the banks of the Pedernales River, he thinks his biggest problem will be a few unhappy neighbors....

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Bone Dry

    • A Blanco County, Texas, Novel, Book 2
    • By: Ben Rehder
    • Narrated by: Jordan Murphy
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 68

    Life can get a little wild from time to time for John Marlin, the game warden in Blanco County, Texas - but few incidents compare to the stories flying around town at the start of this new deer season....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Wild Few Days in Blanco County

    • By Zulu on 09-22-13

    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 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    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
    • Hilarious!

    • By Julie Whitworth on 05-16-19

    Regular price: $6.95

    • 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 48
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    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

    • 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 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    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 28
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    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

    • 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 153
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 139
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 140

    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

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