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Ross MacDonald

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    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    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 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 126
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 100

    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 Far Side of the Dollar

    • A Lew Archer Novel
    • By: Ross MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Tom Parker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Archer knows that 20 years ago a handful of dreamers and losers came together in the Barcelona....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Labyrinthine Shocker

    • By Laurent Ruisseaux on 05-13-17

    Regular price: $18.87

    • 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 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87

    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 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 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    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

    • Sleeping Beauty

    • A Lew Archer novel
    • By: Ross Macdonald
    • Narrated by: Tom Parker
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    The young Lennox heiress - glimpsed for a haunting moment on the beach, clutching an oil-drenched sea bird in her arms - has disappeared....

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Blue Hammer

    • By: Ross MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Tom Parker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    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 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 79
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 57

    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 Wycherly Woman

    • A Lew Archer Novel
    • By: Ross Macdonald
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Phoebe Wycherly was missing two months before her wealthy father hired Archer to find her. That was plenty of time for a young girl who wanted to disappear to do so thoroughly....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Classic (not boring) Gumshoe

    • By Alison on 09-13-12

    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 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    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

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