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    • Terror in East Lansing: The Michigan State University Serial Killer

    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: James Edward Thomas
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 2

    In the late 1970s, a serial killer prowled the campus of Michigan State University, terrorizing students and faculty alike. Donald Miller was a graduate of MSU's renowned School of Criminal Justice, but somehow went awry and turned into a monster, targeting pretty coeds for sexual assault and murder. Miller's victims included his ex-fiancée. Only after the killer was brought to justice could the campus return to normal, as a place for education and enjoyment. Donald Miller's path from promising criminal justice grad to deadly criminal is chronicled in this riveting short.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Teen Ghost at Dead Lake

    • A Young Adult Haunted House Mystery
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Pamela Lorence
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    When sixteen-year-old Paige Preston and her mother relocated to Dead Lake, Michigan, they were unaware that a seventeen-year-old previous resident of their house had killed himself by jumping off a cliff into the lake six months earlier. But was it really suicide? Noah Snyder is a ghost. At least he thinks so. Only he's not sure how he died. He recruits the cute Paige to help him get to the bottom of the mystery so he can move on.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My pre-teen couldn't stop listening!

    • By Emme on 10-10-14

    Regular price: $18.49

    • Street Kids

    • The Lives of Runaway and Thrownaway Teens, Second Edition
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Wendy Almeida
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Street Kids: The Lives of Runaway and Thrownaway Teens, Second Edition, by award-winning and best-selling criminologist R. Barri Flowers, is an audiobook that examines the pathway from home to homeless for runaways and thrownaways, including precursors to life on the street. Street Kids will be a useful source for child welfare advocates, academics, professionals, sociologists, criminologists, researchers, laypersons, and others with an interest in the plight and mistreatment of children living on the streets or away from a safe home environment.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Sex Slave Murders

    • The True Story of Serial Killers Gerald & Charlene Gallego
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Barbara Whitesides
    • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 39

    A marriage made in hell.... Barely five feet tall, sweet and innocent looking, Charlene Gallego used all of her charms to beguile pretty teenage girls and young women into the back of a van, where her lethal husband, Gerald, lay waiting. A killer couple bound together by secrets, lies, and sex slave fantasies... Married multiple times and still in his early 30s, Gerald Gallego found the perfect companion in Charlene. Over a grisly period of twenty-six months, their bloody and brutal rampage of kidnapping, rape, and murder spanned three states and claimed 11 lives.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Save Yourself the Time and Watch the Video

    • By Keith on 12-10-12

    Regular price: $18.49

    • Murder at the Pencil Factory

    • The Killing of Mary Phagan 100 Years Later - A True Crime Short
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: John Eastman
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Thirteen-year-old Mary Phagan arrived at the National Pencil Factory in Atlanta, Georgia, where she worked, to pick up her paycheck. The next day, Mary’s bloody, battered, and bruised dead body was found in the basement of the pencil factory, the victim of foul play. The Jewish-American factory superintendent Leo Frank was arrested, tried, and convicted for the murder in a controversial trial. Frank himself became the victim of a lynch mob, when they broke him out of prison and hung him from a tree.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Quick read

    • By Sooo many books... on 10-25-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Masters of True Crime

    • Chilling Stories of Murder and the Macabre
    • By: R. Barri Flowers (editor)
    • Narrated by: Tara Ochs, James Edward Thomas
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 75

    Spanning murder cases from the beginning of the 20th century to today, this is a must-hear for fans of true crime and will also be compelling to mystery and thriller listeners. The contributors include Harold Schechter, Katherine Ramsland, Carol Anne Davis, Burl Barer, and other leading writers in this genre. Each of the 17 contributors draws on his or her own strengths, backgrounds, interests, and research skills to describe, in a vivid narrative, not only the facts of each notorious case but also the terrible emotions and macabre circumstances surrounding the crimes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • interesting and great variety of stories

    • By Abby L. Nesheim on 03-21-16

    Regular price: $34.95

    • The Pickaxe Killers

    • Karla Faye Tucker & Daniel Garrett: A True Crime Short
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: C. Gardner
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    One case that stood out to Flowers for its sheer brutality as well as shocking aftermath was that of Karla Faye Tucker and Daniel Garrett, who used a pickaxe to hack to death two people. It began in the wee hours of June 13, 1983, in Houston, Texas, as lovers Tucker and Garrett broke into the apartment of Jerry Lynn Dean. By the time the couple left, Dean and his companion, Deborah Thornton, were dead following a vicious attack with a pickaxe and hammer.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Skip it.

    • By Dennis on 07-28-13

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Wrong End of a Gun

    • A Noir Mystery Short
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: John Eastman
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    The Wrong End of a Gun is a modern day noir mystery short by bestselling novelist R. Barri Flowers. When a man meets a beautiful blonde woman, his dream turns into a nightmare in which there may be no escape.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Vandals

    • A Collection of Young Adult Horror-Suspense Tales
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Tracy Hundley
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Vandals: A Collection of Young Adult Horror-Suspense Tales includes four spine-tingling young adult tales of horror and suspense from the Vandals series by bests-selling author R. Barri Flowers. In each gripping story, teen vandals are left to deal with the frightening consequences of their actions.

    • A Collection of Young Adult Horror-Suspense Tales
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Tracy Hundley
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Release date: 10-29-14
    • 4 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Sex Slave Murders

    • The Chilling Story of Serial Killers Fred & Rosemary West, A True Crime Short
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: John Eastman
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The gripping tale chronicles the lives of Britain's most infamous husband and wife serial killers couple. Over the course of two decades, Fred and Rosemary West murdered more than a dozen young females. Most of the murders were sexually motivated and took place at the couple's house of horrors on 25 Cromwell Street in Gloucester, in South West England. Only when the killers were brought to justice did their murderous reign of rape, torture, bondage, and terror come to an end.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Alive in the Rose City

    • Dean Drake Mystery Series, Book 2
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Thomas Block
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Dean Jeremy Drake, a six-five, biracial private eye, nicknamed D.J., is once again up to his neck in danger, deception, and murder as he works three cases in Portland, Oregon, in the mid-1990s. The former Police Bureau homicide detective reluctantly agrees to be the bodyguard for a gorgeous lady named Bailey Carlyle, who claims to be on the run from her abusive boyfriend. When the boyfriend turns up dead and is identified as running a high-end call girl operation, the authorities point the finger at Bailey as a leading suspect in his murder, labeling her a jealous prostitute.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Mass Murder in the Sky

    • The Bombing of Flight 629 (Historical True Crime Short)
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Doug Poling
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 10

    Mass Murder in the Sky: The Bombing of Flight 629 is a 7,063 word historical true crime piece about mass killer, Jack Gilbert Graham. It tells the shocking story of hatred, revenge, mass murder, terrorism, and a bizarre dynamite bomb Christmas gift that brought a plane down in the Colorado sky more than half a century ago, killing all forty-four passengers and crew, and the intense investigation that resulted in bringing the killer to justice and paying the ultimate price for his brutal crimes.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • EH

    • By alice on 04-26-12

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Runaway Rabbit Named Robbie

    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: John Dzwonkowski
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The Runaway Rabbit Named Robbie is a fun children's adventure story about a rabbit who, along with his pet frog, Pepper, decide to run away from home. Children will enjoy the charming tale of Robbie Rabbit and his various encounters in the forest as he and Pepper find themselves lost on their journey.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Runaway Rabbit named Robbie

    • By Deedra on 09-16-15

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Sex Slave Murders 3

    • The Horrific Tale of Serial Killers Leonard Lake & Charles Ng
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Kyle Tait
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Leonard Lake and Charles Ng left their dark mark on society as two of America's worst and most appalling serial killers. Between 1984 and 1985, the unlikely homicidal pair perpetrated their sex-motivated crimes at a secluded cabin and adjacent custom-made bunker of horrors in an unincorporated area in Calaveras County, California, where they brought abducted victims, sexually assaulted, tortured, and murdered, often videotaping their heinous crimes for their sick pleasure.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Dead at the Saddleworth Moor

    • The Crimes of Serial Killers Ian Brady & Myra Hindley, A True Crime Short
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Anjna Patel
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 9

    In this frightening tale of dark fantasies, pornography, rape, and murder, British serial killers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley targeted children in the early 1960s - killing five and burying most of them in the Saddleworth Moor in Northern England - before being brought to justice. Included as a bonus is a complete true crime short, The Sunset Strip Killers, about serial killers Douglas Clark and Carol Mary Bundy, who targeted runaways and prostitutes in Hollywood, California in 1980 for rape, torture and murder.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Way too short

    • By Donna on 01-19-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Killer of Her Husband's Secretary

    • The 1935 Love Triangle Ire of Etta Reisman (A Historical True Crime Short)
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Wendy Almeida
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On the morning of August 14, 1935, Virginia Seigh, an attractive 23-year-old secretary, was shot and killed as she stood in the driveway of a home in Queens, New York. Her murderer was Mrs. Etta Reisman, the 35-year-old wife of Arthur Reisman, a 42-year-old well-to-do owner of a beauty salon chain. The previous day, Reisman had confessed to his wife he had fallen in love with Miss Seigh - his secretary, who had resided with the Reismans for seven years - and wanted a separation. This did not set well with Etta, who felt totally betrayed by her husband and their house guest.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Killers of the Lonely Hearts

    • The Tale of Serial Killers Raymond Fernandez & Martha Beck (A True Crime Short)
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Dave Wright
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    In this gripping tale of sex, jealousy, con artists, and murder, the author gets to the root of the violent crimes perpetrated by 1940s serial killers Fernandez and Beck, who preyed on lonely women through personal ads, stealing from them, and murdering them before the ultimate justice was served on the killer lovers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Murders from the classifieds!

    • By Bonnie Kernene on 04-30-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Serial Killer Couples

    • Bonded by Sexual Depravity, Abduction, and Murder
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Mark Huff
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 22
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 21

    Serial Killer Couples: Bonded by Sexual Depravity, Abduction, and Murder chronicles the true crimes of sexually motivated serial killers who are intimates. In this latest true crime book from award-winning, best-selling criminologist R. Barri Flowers, nine gripping tales examine killer couples from America, England, and Canada whose murderous reigns of terror knows no end till they were brought to justice.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • High school b&w movie

    • By Laura on 06-23-12

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Dark Streets of Whitechapel

    • A Jack the Ripper Mystery
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Wayne June
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 7

    Modern day criminologist, Ripperologist, and bestselling author R. Barri Flowers delivers a heart-pounding historical thriller in Dark Streets of Whitechapel, featuring arguably the most infamous and elusive murderer of them all--19th century serial killer Jack the Ripper.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good - but the actual case is more interesting

    • By Martin on 01-02-12

    Regular price: $18.49

    • Murders In The United States

    • Crimes, Killers And Victims Of The Twentieth Century
    • By: R. Barri Flowers, H. Loraine Flowers
    • Narrated by: Dave Wright
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    From the assassination of President William McKinley on September 6, 1901, to the mass killing at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999, the 20th century saw many murderous events that are difficult to contemplate but have become a part of the national history. This reference book is divided into three parts. Part One, arranged chronologically, details 53 of the most famous murder cases of the 20th century in the United States.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A lot of info.

    • By molly on 06-12-14

    Regular price: $23.94

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