Stephen Dobyns
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Stephen Dobyns

Stephen Dobyns is the author of The Day's Last Light Reddens the Leaves of the Copper Beech (BOA Editions, 2016), as well as 23 novels, 14 books of poetry, two collections of essays, and one book of short stories. Among his many honors and awards are fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation. Throughout his career, Dobyns has worked as a reporter for Detroit News, a reviewer for many prestigious publications, and has taught at numerous academic institutions. He lives in Westerly, Rhode Island.

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    • Is Fat Bob Dead Yet?

    • By: Stephen Dobyns
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29

    In the seaport city of New London, Connecticut, newcomer Connor Raposo has just witnessed a gruesome motorcycle accident on Bank Street. At least he thinks it was an accident....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun book

    • By Mary McDaniels on 10-13-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Saratoga Hexameter

    • By: Stephen Dobyns
    • Narrated by: Michael Behrens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Charlie, the private detective, gets embroiled in three cases involving poetry. A colleague's death leads Charlie to a nursing home where a poem in iambic hexameter provides a clue to a series of mysterious deaths....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Charlie Grows on You

    • By Margaret Walsh on 11-16-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Boy in the Water

    • By: Stephen Dobyns
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Another bucolic fall in Northern New Hampshire, and the semester is under way at Bishop's Hill Academy. But the school year starts off less than tranquil....

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Saratoga Bestiary

    • A Charlie Bradshaw Mystery, Book 5
    • By: Stephen Dobyns
    • Narrated by: Michael Behrens
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    What's Super Bowl Sunday without a little gambling party in Saratoga Springs? By bedtime, private detective Charlie Bradshaw's a busy man....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Church of Dead Girls

    • By: Stephen Dobyns
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 9

    With the first disappearance, the townspeople begin to mistrust outsiders. When the second girl goes missing, neighbors and childhood friends start to eye each other warily....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not a slasher book

    • By Donna on 11-27-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Saratoga Payback

    • By: Stephen Dobyns
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    Ever since the cops revoked his private investigator's license, Charlie Bradshaw has been adjusting to life as a regular senior citizen....

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Saratoga Strongbox

    • A Charlie Bradshaw Mystery
    • By: Stephen Dobyns
    • Narrated by: Michael Behrens
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Victor is as crooked as Charlie is straight, and he'll do anything to make a quick buck, including running up to Montreal to collect a suspicious suitcase for a miserly old man....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Saratoga Fleshpot

    • A Charlie Bradshaw Mystery, Book 9
    • By: Stephen Dobyns
    • Narrated by: Michael Behrens
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The ninth mystery set at the famed Saratoga Raceway presents a colorful tale of murder and horseflesh that's sure to satisfy mystery fans and racing enthusiasts alike....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Get a new reader!

    • By Marian van Buren on 07-19-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Burn Palace

    • By: Stephen Dobyns
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Something out of the ordinary - perhaps even supernatural - has been stirring in Brewster....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dobyns Is An Original

    • By Jbird on 07-29-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Saratoga Longshot

    • By: Stephen Dobyns
    • Narrated by: Michael Behrens
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Charlie Bradshaw is spending his 41st birthday in New York, trying to track down Sam, the son of his great high school love....

    Regular price: $19.95

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