Dennis Lehane
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Dennis Lehane

Dennis Lehane (born Aug 4th, 1966) is an American author. He has written several novels, including the New York Times bestseller Mystic River, which was later made into an Academy Award winning film, also called Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, and Kevin Bacon (Lehane can be briefly seen waving from a car in the parade scene at the end of the film). The novel was a finalist for the PEN/Winship Award and won the Anthony Award and the Barry Award for Best Novel, the Massachusetts Book Award in Fiction, and France's Prix Mystere de la Critique.
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    • Since We Fell

    • A Novel
    • By: Dennis Lehane
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,493
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,388
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,385

    Since We Fell follows Rachel Childs, a former journalist who, after an on-air mental breakdown, now lives as a virtual shut-in....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A rip-snorting blast!

    • By Margaret on 05-22-17

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Mystic River

    • By: Dennis Lehane
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,516
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,403
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,397

    When they were children, Sean Devine, Jimmy Marcus, and Dave Boyle were friends. But then a strange car drove up their street....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Punches you in the face!

    • By DaWoolf on 11-11-14

    Regular price: $34.22

    • Shutter Island

    • By: Dennis Lehane
    • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,897
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,095
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,098

    Summer, 1954. U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels has come to Shutter Island, home of Ashecliffe Hospital for the criminally insane....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding psychological thriller set in the 50s

    • By Barry S. Sharpnack on 06-17-09

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Given Day

    • By: Dennis Lehane
    • Narrated by: Michael Boatman
    • Length: 23 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 889
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 607
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 600

    Dennis Lehane's long-awaited eighth novel unflinchingly captures the political and social unrest of a nation caught at the crossroads between past and future....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb!

    • By Louise on 01-11-10

    Regular price: $53.61

    • Gone, Baby, Gone

    • A Novel
    • By: Dennis Lehane
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 552
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 487
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 490

    The tough neighborhood of Dorchester is no place for the innocent or the weak....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Literary Thriller

    • By William on 11-08-12

    Regular price: $31.93

    • A Drink Before the War

    • By: Dennis Lehane
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,258
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,122
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,118

    With novels like Mystic River and Shutter Island, Dennis Lehane has dramatically altered the landscape of the crime thriller....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great beginning to thriller series

    • By L. O. Pardue on 11-23-11

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Darkness, Take My Hand

    • By: Dennis Lehane
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 740
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 675
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 669

    The master of the new noir, Dennis Lehane magnificently evokes the dignity and savagery of working-class Boston in this terrifying tale of darkness and redemption....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brutal, Sickinning, Fun

    • By Keenan on 05-15-15

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Prayers for Rain

    • By: Dennis Lehane
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 466
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 419
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 418

    What if a total stranger was watching your every move? What if he read your mail, listened in on your phone calls, knew what you spoke of only to your most trusted confidants....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Better than Burke B-4 He Preached!

    • By Ted on 09-05-15

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Live by Night

    • By: Dennis Lehane
    • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 826
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 719
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 724

    Boston, 1926. The ‘20s are roaring. Liquor is flowing, bullets are flying, and one man sets out to make his mark on the world....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Lehane shows off his skills.

    • By Richard Delman on 11-15-12

    Regular price: $34.22

    • Moonlight Mile

    • By: Dennis Lehane
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 529
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 374
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 374

    Amanda McCready was four years old when she vanished from a Boston neighborhood 12 years ago....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Endurance

    • By Stephen on 02-24-15

    Regular price: $25.09

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