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Ross MacDonald

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    • The Moving Target

    • A Lew Archer Novel
    • By: Ross Macdonald
    • Narrated by: Tom Parker
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 104

    The Moving Target blends sex, greed, misdirected love, and family hatred into an explosive crime novel....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A good, not great start to a terrific series.

    • By Richard on 01-03-12

    Regular price: $18.87

    • The Chill

    • By: Ross MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Tom Parker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    Lew Archer knew he shouldn't have taken the case, but Alex Kincaid seemed so desperate....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good entree to the Hard Boiled

    • By G. on 05-28-09

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Zebra-Striped Hearse

    • Lew Archer, Book 10
    • By: Ross Macdonald
    • Narrated by: Edward Asner, Kathryn Harrold, Jennifer Tilly, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Celebrated private eye Lew Archer is hired by a father intent on preventing the marriage of his daughter to a penniless and possibly murderous artist....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Galton Case

    • A Lew Archer Mystery
    • By: Ross Macdonald
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    In the character of Lew Archer, Ross Macdonald redefined the private eye as a roving conscience who walks the treacherous frontier between criminal guilt and human sin....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dances down the same streets as Hammett & Chandler

    • By Darwin8u on 06-26-14

    Regular price: $18.87

    • The Blue Hammer

    • By: Ross MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Tom Parker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    The era is the 1970s; the setting is Southern California. Lew Archer has been hired to retrieve a stolen canvas reputed to be the work of the celebrated Richard Chantry....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • McDonald still has it!

    • By Karen on 04-08-07

    Regular price: $18.87

    • The Barbarous Coast

    • By: Ross MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Tom Parker
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    In The Barbarous Coast, Lew Archer's pursuit of a girl who jackknifed too suddenly from high diving to high living leads him to an ex-fighter with an unexplained movie contract....

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Sleeping Beauty

    • By: Ross MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Tom Parker
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Sleeping Beauty plunges detective Lew Archer into a fascinating and intricate case connected to a disastrous oil spill on the Southern California coast. He becomes involved with three generations...

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Black Money

    • A Lew Archer Novel
    • By: Ross Macdonald
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 56

    When Lew Archer is hired to get the goods on the suspiciously suave Frenchman who's run off with his client's girlfriend, it looks like a simple case of alienated affections....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good book, great reader

    • By Peter on 03-30-11

    Regular price: $18.87

    • The Drowning Pool

    • A Lew Archer Novel
    • By: Ross Macdonald
    • Narrated by: Tom Parker
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 59

    When a millionaire matriarch is found floating face down in the family pool, the prime suspects are her good-for-nothing son and his seductive teenage daughter....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • the reader captures the feel of the noir detective

    • By Charles P on 06-21-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Underground Man

    • A Lew Archer Novel
    • By: Ross Macdonald
    • Narrated by: Tom Parker
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    As a mysterious fire rages through the hills above a privileged town in Southern California, Lew Archer tracks a missing child....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ross Macdonald in Top Form

    • By Rich S. on 01-15-13

    Regular price: $18.87

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