William Lashner
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William Lashner

William Lashner is the New York Times Bestselling creator of Victor Carl, who has been called by Booklist one of the mystery novel's "most compelling, most morally ambiguous characters." The Victor Carl novels, which have been translated into more than a dozen foreign languages and have been sold all across the globe, include BAGMEN, KILLER'S KISS, FALLS THE SHADOW, FATAL FLAW, and HOSTILE WITNESS. He is also the author of BLOOD AND BONE, THE ACCOUNTING, and, most recently, THE BARKEEP, which was a Digital Book World Number One Bestselling Ebook.

Lashner was a criminal prosecutor with the Department of Justice in Washington D.C. before quitting the law to write fulltime. A graduate of the New York University School of Law, as well as the Iowa Writers' Workshop, he lives with his wife and three children outside Philadelphia.

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Best Sellers

    • A Filthy Business

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156

    A lifetime ago, brutally efficient fixer Phil Kubiak coldly cleaned up the messes of shady clients from Miami to Las Vegas by any means necessary - short of murder....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • twisted

    • By Dtmurphy1 on 05-14-17

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Marked Man

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Richard Rohan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    All Victor Carl knows is that he's just woken up with his suit in tatters, his socks missing....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Marked Man

    • By Nesrine on 02-07-07

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Barkeep

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 559
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 498
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 498

    Justin Chase is the perfect barkeep, tending bar as he lives his life, in a state of Zen serenity, until Birdie Grackle, a foul-mouthed alcoholic, walks into his bar and makes a startling confession....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pour me another!

    • By Charles Atkinson on 10-01-14

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Accounting

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 415
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 366
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 370

    Jon Willing was just a teenager when he and his buddies Augie and Ben stole a fortune in drug money. Brazen with youth and stoned out of their gourds, they thought they had the perfect plan for getting away with it. They were wrong....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Suspense With Great Depth of Character

    • By Charles Atkinson on 05-15-14

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Guaranteed Heroes

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Gordon Greenhill
    • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    In a nation still recovering from the nuclear tragedies of forty years earlier, Clyde is working a dead-end guaranteed job at a diner, and Moonis is incarcerated in a Labor Camp....

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Bagmen

    • Victor Carl, Book 8
    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 24

    Just when Victor begins to think he’s got a future in the political game, one of his payoffs ends up in the pocket of a dead woman, and Victor goes from bagman to fall guy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This is a fascinating, fun mystery.

    • By Charles Atkinson on 10-03-14

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Four-Night Run

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21

    J.D. Scrbacek has just won the biggest trial of his career, but even as he crows to the press, his entire life blows sky-high....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • William Lashner is much better than this!

    • By Wayne on 06-07-16

    Regular price: $10.49

    • A Killer's Kiss

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Over the course of his shady legal career, Victor Carl has made a host of bad decisions, but letting his ex-fiancee Julia, fall back into his life and into his bed might be the worst....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun read, greater listen

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-13-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Falls the Shadow

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Don Leslie
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    A beautiful young woman is dead, her husband convicted of the murder....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lasher gets better and better ...

    • By Ruth on 05-09-05

    Regular price: $21.67

    • A Bite of Strawberry

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Young Victor Carl is a fool for love and money, but he's not a blind fool. When Victor is propositioned by the woman of his dreams, he knows it's too good to be true....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • If you like to read for fun, this is for you.

    • By Richard Delman on 12-18-17

    Regular price: $3.49

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