Thomas H. Cook
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Thomas H. Cook

THOMAS H. COOK was born in Fort Payne, Alabama, in 1947. He has been nominated for the Edgar Award seven times in five different categories. He received the best novel Edgar for The Chatham School Affair, the Martin Beck Award, the Herodotus Prize for best historical short story, and the Barry for best novel for Red Leaves, and has been nominated for numerous other awards.

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    • The Chatham School Affair

    • By: Thomas Cook
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    As lawyer Henry Griswald draws up an aging client’s will, he reflects on a series of events in 1926-1927 that shattered the peace of his boyhood community....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Winding, intriguing story draws you in

    • By Kathi on 02-02-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Red Leaves

    • By: Thomas Cook
    • Narrated by: David Chandler
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    In Red Leaves, Edgar Award-winning author Thomas H. Cook pens a compelling tale of suspicion and its corrosive effects on a family....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • red leaves

    • By James on 08-20-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Places in the Dark

    • By: Thomas H. Cook
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    In 1937, a slender young woman arrived in a small Maine town. Dora March was lovely, quiet, and mysterious. Soon the tragedies began: a house fire, a murder, a suicide....

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Blood Echoes

    • The Infamous Alday Mass Murder and Its Aftermath
    • By: Thomas H. Cook
    • Narrated by: Kris Koscheski
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    A true-crime account of a vicious massacre and the legal battles that followed....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Book

    • By Anissa M. Phillips on 01-02-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Interrogation

    • By: Thomas H. Cook
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    One day in 1952, the strangled body of 10-year-old Cathy Lake is discovered in a public park. A homeless suspect, Albert Jay Smalls, is arrested and held for interrogation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A classic.

    • By Thomas on 09-16-10

    Regular price: $26.57

    • Blood Innocents

    • By: Thomas H. Cook
    • Narrated by: Jonah Cummings
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Blood seeps into the gutters at the Children's Zoo in Central Park. Two deer have been slaughtered, one stabbed fifty-seven times and the other slashed across the neck....

    Regular price: $13.21

    • Breakheart Hill

    • By: Thomas H Cook
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    When a lovely high-school girl is destroyed by a blow to her head, the savage act sends the people of a small southern town reeling....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a great literary mystery

    • By Blue Ridge Book Lover on 08-30-12

    Regular price: $29.37

    • Dancer in the Dust

    • Thomas H. Cook; Read by Ray Chase
    • By: Thomas Cook
    • Narrated by: Ray Chase
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    A Dancer in the Dust the enthralling and moving story of two loves: Ray’s love for Martine Aubert, and Martine’s for a homeland that did not love her back....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Haunting Story of International Intrigue

    • By Lani on 05-17-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Early Graves

    • A True Story of Murder and Passion
    • By: Thomas H. Cook
    • Narrated by: Kris Koscheski
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25

    A gut-wrenching true-crime account of a couple on a twisted killing spree in the American South....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed.

    • By Nick on 06-16-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Streets of Fire

    • By: Thomas H. Cook
    • Narrated by: Ray Chase
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 75

    The grave on the football field is shallow, and easy to spot from a distance. It would have been found sooner, had most of the residents in the black half of Birmingham not been downtown....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lyrically Compelling. Clever, Moody, Masterful!

    • By Ted on 08-22-13

    Regular price: $13.21

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