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Richard S. Prather

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    • Case of the Vanishing Beauty

    • By: Richard S. Prather
    • Narrated by: Maynard Villers
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 7

    Shell Scott, the shamus who has Sherlock whirling in his grave...This is the first book in this action-packed mystery series....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Problematic reader. Amusing and light pulp parody.

    • By TexasFella on 04-07-16

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Everybody Had A Gun

    • Shell Scott, Book 3
    • By: Richard S. Prather
    • Narrated by: Maynard Villers
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Shell Scott's mental contemplation was rudely interrupted when his office door was suddenly opened and an unpleasant little man walked in with a .45 caliber automatic pointed right at Shell's midsection....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • EXCELLENT story -- HORRIBLE narration

    • By Stephen Furness on 02-16-16

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Bodies in Bedlam

    • A Shell Scott Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Richard S. Prather
    • Narrated by: Maynard Villers
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Constanza Carmocha was unarmed - that is, she didn't have a gun....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Way of the Wanton

    • Shell Scott Mystery Series, Book 6
    • By: Richard S. Prather
    • Narrated by: Maynard Villers
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "There was a fire in her eyes that was scorching me - me, who couldn't tell whether a dame wanted to kiss me or kill me....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Strip for Murder

    • By: Richard S. Prather
    • Narrated by: Heath Kizzier
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    "Suspicious and dangerous accidents were happening. People were dying, including the private eye I had been sent to replace....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed the book

    • By Michael on 11-17-08

    Regular price: $16.79

    • Three's a Shroud

    • Shell Scott Mystery Series, Book 10
    • By: Richard S. Prather
    • Narrated by: Maynard Villers
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Shell Scott is hired to help State Senator Paul Hershey gather information against Joe Blake, one of the biggest crooks Los Angeles has ever produced....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Find This Woman

    • Shell Scott, 4
    • By: Richard S. Prather
    • Narrated by: Maynard Villers
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    J. Harrison Bing after receiving no word from his daughter in nearly a year, went to her home in L.A. only to find she had sold the home and left without a trace....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Always Leave 'Em Dying

    • Shell Scott Mystery Series, Book 9
    • By: Richard S. Prather
    • Narrated by: Maynard Villers
    • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The strait jacket’s canvas held my arms tight. My six-two was horizontal on a stretcher and the two bruisers carried it and my 205 pounds easily down the long corridor....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Pattern for Panic

    • Shell Scott Mystery Series, Book 12
    • By: Richard S. Prather
    • Narrated by: Maynard Villers
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Amador Montalba, Mexico City guide, and good friend of Shell Scott, alerts Scott to a wealthy woman in Mexico City who needs help....

    Regular price: $20.29

    • The Scrambled Yeggs

    • Shell Scott, Book 5
    • By: Richard S. Prather
    • Narrated by: Maynard Villers
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A rash of hit and run deaths in Los Angeles has the press in an uproar. The police have no clue as to the primary cause and the deceased are all men who appear to have been brutalized prior to the time of the accident....

    Regular price: $17.49

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