David Ellis
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David Ellis

David Ellis is a judge and an Edgar-award-winning author of nine novels of crime fiction, as well as five books co-authored with James Patterson.

In December, 2014, Dave was sworn in as the youngest-serving Justice of the Illinois Appellate Court for the First District.

Dave currently lives outside Chicago with his wife and three children.

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Best Sellers

    • The Murder House

    • By: James Patterson, David Ellis
    • Narrated by: Therese Plummer, Jay Snyder
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,764
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,760

    Number Seven Ocean Drive is a gorgeous, multimillion-dollar beachfront estate in the Hamptons, where money and privilege know no bounds. But its exterior hides a horrific past....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ridiculously predictable.

    • By Betsy on 10-02-15

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Invisible

    • By: James Patterson, David Ellis
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy, Kevin Collins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,537
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,181
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,180

    Everyone thinks Emmy Dockery is crazy. Obsessed with finding the link between hundreds of unsolved cases, Emmy has taken leave from her job as an FBI researcher....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Totally WARPED Antagonist! Loved It...

    • By shelley on 09-12-17

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Breach of Trust

    • By: David Ellis
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 489
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 402
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 401

    Jason Kolarich has spent the past year struggling to recover from the horrific deaths of his wife and baby daughter....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Kept me listening.

    • By Mama bear on 04-16-11

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Last Alibi

    • A Jason Kolarich Novel, Book 4
    • By: David Ellis
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels, Tanya Eby
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 147
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 131

    Defense attorney Jason Kolarich is back in another edge-of-your seat thriller...and this time he may find himself in over his head, in more ways than one....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good but might be better on paper.

    • By Dave Staats on 08-13-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Hidden Man

    • By: David Ellis
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 242
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 197

    On a hot summer night in 1980, two-year-old Audrey Culter was snatched from her bedroom and never seen again....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Very Solid Crime Story

    • By Paul Mcgraw on 09-19-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Line of Vision

    • By: David Ellis
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 370
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 231
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 235

    Marty Kalish is a young man suffocating in the heat of an affair with a married woman named Rachel. When Rachel's husband disappears one night, Marty is one of the first to be questioned....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding!

    • By Cynthia on 07-20-08

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Wrong Man

    • Jason Kolarich, Book 3
    • By: David Ellis
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210

    The 24-hour news cycle is abuzz when the police arrest homeless Iraq war veteran Mike Stoller for the murder of a young paralegal on her way home from night-school class....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Calm, crescendo, tsunami, calm

    • By adrienne on 10-11-13

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Life Sentence

    • By: David Ellis
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    Jon Soliday is legal counsel to a powerful politician and childhood best friend who is running for governor. The two have shared political success and a dark secret from the summer of 1979....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • my first Ellis

    • By Stevon on 02-06-12

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Jury of One

    • By: David Ellis
    • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
    • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    In Jury of One, Shelly Trotter, an able and determined lawyer and a children's rights advocate, is thrust into a world in which she's completely unschooled - the criminal court....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Bad narration

    • By Elizabeth on 12-11-08

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Eye of the Beholder

    • By: David Ellis
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Attorney Paul Riley has built a lucrative career on his famous prosecution of Terry Burgos, a serial killer who emulated the lyrics of a violent song to gruesomely murder six girls....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Enough is Too Much!

    • By FRITZ STOOP on 09-15-13

    Regular price: $24.47

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