James Ellroy
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James Ellroy

James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948. He is the author of the acclaimed L.A. Qurtet - The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, LA Confidential and White Jazz, as well as the Underworld USA trilogy: American Tabloid, The Cold Six Thousand and Blood's a Rover. He is the author of one work of non-fiction, The Hilliker Curse: My Pursuit of Women. Ellroy lives in Los Angeles.

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    • This Storm

    • A novel
    • By: James Ellroy
    • Narrated by: Craig Wasson
    • Length: 26 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42

    It is January 1942. Torrential rainstorms hit LA. A body is unearthed in Griffith Park. The cops rate it a routine dead-man job. They're grievously wrong. It's a summons to misalliance and all the spoils of a brand-new war....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Pulp. Mucho Pulp. Too much pulp.

    • By Mr Dangerous on 06-09-19

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Black Dahlia

    • By: James Ellroy
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 821
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 543
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 547

    On January 15, 1947, the tortured body of a beautiful young woman was found in a vacant lot in Hollywood....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An oddly compelling story

    • By Jane on 09-23-06

    Regular price: $23.93

    • L.A. Confidential

    • By: James Ellroy
    • Narrated by: Craig Wasson
    • Length: 17 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 390
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 363
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 361

    Christmas 1951, Los Angeles: a city where the police are as corrupt as the criminals....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Book

    • By M on 07-17-15

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Big Nowhere

    • By: James Ellroy
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 16 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 257
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236

    Los Angeles, 1950. The commie scare and a string of brutal killings. Gangland intrigue and Hollywood sleaze. Three cops caught in a hellish web of ambition, perversion, and deceit....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best of the LA Quartet

    • By diggindiana on 07-11-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • American Tabloid

    • By: James Ellroy
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 18 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 303
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 271
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272

    We are behind, and below, the scenes of JFK's presidential election, the Bay of Pigs, the assassination....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best American Mob Novel

    • By Jason Platt on 09-24-15

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Perfidia

    • A Novel
    • By: James Ellroy
    • Narrated by: Craig Wasson
    • Length: 28 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 221
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 200

    The hellish murder of a Japanese family summons three men and one woman....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Masterpiece of Writing and Narration

    • By Charles LaBorde on 01-05-15

    Regular price: $45.50

    • Blood on the Moon

    • By: James Ellroy
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Detective Sergeant Lloyd Hopkins can't stand music, or any loud sounds. He's got a beautiful wife, but he can't get enough of other women.....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Looking for new answers

    • By Darwin8u on 08-18-18

    Regular price: $15.36

    • My Dark Places

    • By: James Ellroy
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 14 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    In 1958 Jean Ellroy was murdered, her body dumped on a roadway in a seedy LA suburb.Her killer was never found, and the police dismissed her as a casualty of a cheap Saturday night. James Ellroy was 10 when his mother died....

    Regular price: $31.50

    • White Jazz

    • A Novel
    • By: James Ellroy
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 152
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 106

    Los Angeles, 1958. Killings, beatings, bribes, shakedowns - it's standard procedure for Lieutenant Dave Klein, LAPD. He's a slumlord, a bagman, an enforcer....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • More characters than the ear can hear.

    • By Redwood Kardon on 01-06-12

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Cold Six Thousand

    • By: James Ellroy
    • Narrated by: Craig Wasson
    • Length: 24 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 312
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 192
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 190

    James Ellroy's high-velocity, best selling novels have redefined noir for our age, propelling us within inches of the dark realities of America's recent history...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Plausible history

    • By Snoodely on 07-24-09

    Regular price: $35.93

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