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    • The Life We Bury

    • By: Allen Eskens
    • Narrated by: Zach Villa
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39,382
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35,987
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35,910

    College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe's life is ever the same. Carl is a dying Vietnam veteran-and a convicted murderer. With only a few months to live, he has been medically paroled to a nursing home after spending thirty years in prison for the crimes of rape and murder.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good listen!

    • By Lori on 12-14-15

    Regular price: $25.19

    • The Deep Dark Descending

    • By: Allen Eskens
    • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,010
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,795
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,796

    Homicide Detective Max Rupert never fully accepted his wife's death, even when he believed that a reckless hit and run driver was the cause. But when he learns that in fact she was murdered, he devotes himself to hunting down her killers. Most of his life he had thought of himself as a decent man. But now he's so consumed with thoughts of retribution that he questions whether he will take that last step and enact the vengeance he longs for.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • absolutely brilliant!!

    • By ryan on 10-25-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Heavens May Fall

    • By: Allen Eskens
    • Narrated by: R. C. Bray, David Colacci, Amy McFadden
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,653
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,320
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,305

    Detective Max Rupert's and attorney Boady Sanden's friendship is being pushed to the breaking point. Max is convinced that Jennavieve Pruitt was killed by her husband, Ben. Boady is equally convinced that Ben, his client, is innocent. As the case unfolds, the two are forced to confront their own personal demons.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 2017 Audie Nominee

    • By Bob on 02-20-17

    Regular price: $26.59

    • The Guise of Another

    • By: Allen Eskens
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,490
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,287
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,276

    A former Medal of Valor winner, Minnesota detective Alexander Rupert is now under subpoena by a grand jury on suspicion of corruption. So when he's asked to look into the false identity of a car-accident victim named James Putnam, a man who in fact died 15 years earlier, Rupert sees a potentially big case and an opportunity to regain his respectability. But the investigation puts him in the path of "the Beast", the nom de guerre of Drago Basta, a cunning veteran of the Balkan wars.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen, terrific narrator

    • By mary on 01-15-16

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Das Leben, das wir begraben

    • By: Allen Eskens
    • Narrated by: Oliver Erwin Schönfeld
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Der Student Joe Talbert muss fürs College mit einem völlig Fremden ein Interview führen. Dafür sucht er in einem Pflegeheim nach der passenden Person und trifft auf den krebskranken, im Sterben liegenden Carl Iverson. Doch Iverson ist kein harmloser alter Mann. Er ist ein verurteilter Mörder. Vor 30 Jahren soll er ein Mädchen missbraucht, umgebracht und in seinem Schuppen verbrannt haben. Nach einigen Gesprächen erkennt Joe, dass etwas an dem grausamen Mordfall nicht stimmt.

    Regular price: $16.60