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  • The Purples

  • By: W. K. Berger
  • Narrated by: Chris Andrew Ciulla
  • Length: 14 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 22

Shunned by his community...locked up for trying to help an innocent girl...ambushed by rivals and left for dead in the Detroit River, Joe Bernstein has a few scores to settle, and a bold plan to seize control of the Motor City in its booming 1920s heyday. With his faithful "agent", Abie; his brilliant but fragile brother, Max; and an out-of-control enforcer named Grabowski (not to mention a couple of carnivorous creatures known as "the babies"), Bernstein gives rise to the infamous Purple Gang....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gritty story...entertaining listen...who knew?

  • By david on 03-16-14


5 out of 5 stars
5 out of 5 stars
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-01-14

What did you love best about The Purples?

This is my first narrated ebook that actually kept me interested. The story kept me wanting more and reminds me of Bordwalk Empire.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

Yes! Definitely a thriller and lots of action to keep you wanting more.

Which scene was your favorite?

Chapter 19 - Very deep and many things come together.

Any additional comments?

Very happy with the overall experience and look forward to another!

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