• Small Felonies: Fifty Mystery Short Stories

  • By: Bill Pronzini
  • Narrated by: Aze Fellner
  • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • 3.9 out of 5 stars (26 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

This is a collection of 50 short stories by veteran mystery and crime writer Bill Pronzini, best known as the creator of The Nameless Detective series. This collection crosses over a broad range of styles and characters, settings and plots, showing the breadth and depth of Pronzini's prodigious talent. Included are murders, swindles, double-crosses, crazed children, and much, much more.

©1988 Bill Pronzini (P)2014 David N. Wilson

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So disappointed...

I'm a big Pronzini fan. He's one of my favorites.
I've read all of the "nameless" novels in paper and re-read a lot of them as audiobooks.
I've read many of his stand alone novels, both western and mystery.
Sorry to say I really dislike this book. I find most of the stories to be pointless and overly clever... cute.. Other than a very few of these "small felonies", the rest stink. Many start out as interesting, but come crashing down to disappointing ends. Bad stuff from a fine writer.

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An interesting set of short mysteries and evil deeds. It held my interest and I found it entertaining. I voluntarily listened to a free copy of this and am giving an honest review. The narrator did a good job.

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BRAVO!

SMALL FELONIES BY BILL BRONZINI & NARRATED BY AZE FELLNER,is comprised of fifty short stories ranging from creepy to the Nameless Detective, SMALL FELONIES show the versatility of Mr Pronzini. Like most of his books, SMALL FELONIES short stories start out routine and up until then end when the reader gets a bit of a surprise.

I have fallen in love with Bill Pronzini's stories and SMALL FELONIES is no different. With the narration by Aze Fellner you get a great listen for a great author.


I recieved this audiobook free in exchange for an honest review.

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Great collection of riveting stories

If you could sum up Small Felonies: Fifty Mystery Short Stories in three words, what would they be?
Dynamic, Entertaining (and with a) Twist.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?
All stories are engaging and entertaining. Didn't find a single one I didn't enjoy. Easy to listen to one a night while unwinding before bed.

What about Aze Fellner’s performance did you like?
great narrator - never found his performance to get boring/monotone.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
No, although some stories will have you tense and on the edge of your seat.