Elmore Leonard
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Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard wrote forty-five novels and nearly as many western and crime short stories across his highly successful career that spanned more than six decades. Some of his bestsellers include Road Dogs, Up in Honey's Room, The Hot Kid, Mr. Paradise, Tishomingo Blues, and the critically acclaimed collection of short stories Fire in the Hole. Many of his books have been made into movies, including Get Shorty, Out of Sight, and Rum Punch, which became Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown. Justified, the hit series from FX, is based on Leonard's character Raylan Givens, who appears in Riding the Rap, Pronto, Raylan and the short story "Fire in the Hole". He was a recipient of the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the Lifetime Achievement Award from PEN USA, and the Grand Master Award of the Mystery Writers of America. He was known to many as the 'Dickens of Detroit' and was a long-time resident of the Detroit area.

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Best Sellers

    • Pronto

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Alexander Adams
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 894
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 792
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 793

    The feds want Miami bookmaker Harry Arno to squeal on his wiseguy boss....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great character, even better dialogue!

    • By Ron on 11-15-11

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Raylan

    • A Novel
    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Brian D'Arcy James
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 586
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 528
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 528

    With the closing of the Harlan County, Kentucky coalmines, marijuana has become the biggest cash crop in the state....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Justified Fan

    • By Diana on 09-01-13

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Riding the Rap

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 483
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 427
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 433

    Now that his mom's gravy train has derailed, gambling, debt-ridden Palm Beach playboy Warren "Chip" Ganz has decided to take somebody rich hostage...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really, really fun mystery for listening.

    • By Charles Atkinson on 03-09-12

    Regular price: $21.67

    • The Complete Western Stories of Elmore Leonard

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Henry Rollins, David Strathairn, Tom Wopat, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 121

    From Elmore Leonard, the author who has influenced more writers than any other, comes a collection of the stories that launched his phenomenal career....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great, but not the "complete" western stories

    • By A. Hochner on 01-20-13

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Swag

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 288
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 254
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 254

    The smallest of small-time criminals, Ernest Stickley Jr. figures his luck's about to change when Detroit used-car salesman Frank Ryan catches him trying to boost a ride from Ryan's lot....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun tale, well told, great narration

    • By D. Sevener on 08-29-12

    Regular price: $21.67

    • City Primeval

    • High Noon in Detroit
    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 253
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 226

    Clement Mansell knows how easy it is to get away with murder. The crazed killer is already back on the Detroit streets and feeling invincible enough to execute a crooked Motown judge....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Is there a perfect audiobook? Find out!

    • By Richard Delman on 04-25-12

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Freaky Deaky

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 216
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 188

    He used to be on the bomb squad, but it's not until he transfers out that Chris Mankowski really begins juggling with dynamite....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun and Fast Paced. Great narration.

    • By Charles Atkinson on 11-28-12

    Regular price: $25.09

    • The Moonshine War

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Mark Hammer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171

    Dual Meaders, Doc Taulbee, and their gang of city slickers set out to steal thousands of dollars worth of homemade Kentucky Whiskey....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A good as it gets...

    • By Gina on 08-23-16

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Out of Sight

    • A Novel
    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140

    World-class gentleman felon Jack Foley is busting out of Florida's Glades Prison when he runs head on into a shotgun-wielding Karen Sisco....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely classic Leonard: as good as it gets.

    • By Richard Delman on 08-12-12

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Maximum Bob

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Lewd, lecherous, law-bending Florida jurist Judge Robert "Maximum Bob" Gibbs has been judged guilty by a grudge-bearing malefactor and sentenced to death - by alligator, if necessary....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • not one of his best<br /><br />

    • By Joseph Stevens on 01-14-18

    Regular price: $25.09

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