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    • The Anteater of Death

    • A Gunn Zoo Mystery
    • By: Betty Webb
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    If Lucy, the pregnant giant anteater from Belize, didn't kill the man found dead in her enclosure, who did? California zookeeper Teddy Bentley must find the real murderer before her furry friend is shipped off to another zoo in disgrace. Then another human bites the dust, the monkeys riot, the wolves go nuts - and that's just the beginning.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun!

    • By pickyconsumer on 05-29-15

    Regular price: $18.16

    • The Koala of Death

    • A Gunn Zoo Mystery
    • By: Betty Webb
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    When zookeeper Theodora “Teddy” Bentley fishes the body of Koala Kate out of Gunn Landing Harbor, she discovers that her fellow zookeeper didn’t drown; she was strangled. The clues to Koala Kate’s killer implicate other animal keepers at the Gunn Zoo, including Outback Bill, marsupial keeper and Kate’s Aussie ex-boyfriend.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I wish Audible had more of this series

    • By Desarae on 07-03-12

    Regular price: $18.16

    • Desert Cut

    • A Lena Jones Mystery, Book 7
    • By: Betty Webb
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 8

    While scouting locations for a film documentary on Arizona's Apache wars, private investigator Lena Jones and Oscar-winning director Warren Quinn discover the mutilated body of a young girl. The gruesome manner of the child's death evokes memories of Lena's own rough childhood.

    Regular price: $18.17

    • Desert Vengeance

    • A Lena Jones Mystery
    • By: Betty Webb
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    When the man who raped Scottsdale private investigator Lena Jones when she was a nine-year-old foster child is released from prison, Lena is waiting for him in the parking lot - with a big knife. "Papa" Brian Wycoff survives their meeting, but the next day, his wife is found dead in their Apache Junction home, shot through both eyes. Terrified he will be next, Wycoff violates his parole and flees north to the small town of Black Canyon City, taking shelter in an RV on his brother-in-law's small ranch.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A welcome change

    • By Donna on 03-16-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Puffin of Death

    • A Gunn Zoo Mystery, Book 4
    • By: Betty Webb
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    California zookeeper Theodora Bentley travels to Iceland to pick up an orphaned polar bear cub destined for the Gunn Zoo's newly installed Northern Climes exhibit. The trip is intended to be a combination of work and play. But on day two, while horseback riding near a picturesque seaside village, Teddy discovers a man lying atop a puffin burrow, shot through the head. The victim is identified as American bird watcher Simon Parr, winner of the largest Powerball payout in history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Silly Fun

    • By Catherine on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Desert Rage

    • Lena Jones, Book 8
    • By: Betty Webb
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The horrific slaughter of a prominent doctor, his wife, and their ten-year-old son inside their Scottsdale home brings US senatorial candidate Juliana Thorsson to private investigator Lena Jones. The slain family's 14-year-old, Alison, and her boyfriend, Kyle, have confessed to the murders. Thorsson wants to hire Lena to discover if Alison is telling the truth, but before accepting the job, Lena demands to know why a rising political star wants to involve herself with the fate of a girl she's never met.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Llama of Death

    • A Gunn Zoo Mystery, Book 3
    • By: Betty Webb
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Theodora "Teddy" Bentley, zookeeper at the Gunn Zoo, takes the zoo's llama, Alejandro, to a Renaissance fair in the Monterey Bay area. That is where Teddy discovers the still-warm body of the Reverend Victor Emerson, owner of the local wedding chapel, dressed in his costume as Henry the Eighth. At first it appears that Alejandro stomped the man to death, but a closer look shows a crossbow dart in the man’s back.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Solid and entertaining

    • By Beatrice on 01-26-13

    Regular price: $18.87

    • Desert Wind

    • A Lena Jones Mystery, Book 9
    • By: Betty Webb
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    When PI Lena Jones’ partner, Pima Indian Jimmy Sisiwan, is arrested in the remote town of Walapai Flats in northern Arizona, Lena closes the Desert Investigations office and rushes to his aid. What she finds is a town up in arms over a new uranium mine located only ten miles from the magnificent Grand Canyon.

    Regular price: $18.17

    • Desert Lost

    • By: Betty Webb
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    While running surveillance in an industrial section of Scottsdale, P.I. Lena Jones discovers the body of a woman connected to Second Zion, an infamous polygamy cult based in northern Arizona. Lena joins forces with Rosella, a former polygamist "sister wife," to find the victim's killer and soon discovers a shocking secret: in a society where one man can have ten wives, nine men will have none. Second Zion makes certain these possible rivals don't stick around.

    Regular price: $18.17

    • Desert Run

    • A Lena Jones Mystery, Book 4
    • By: Betty Webb
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Things are never easy for Scottsdale private eye Lena Jones. Her partner in Desert Investigations, Jimmy Sisiwan, is leaving for a moneyed wife and a job at Southwest Microsystems, and her old captain at the Scottsdale Police Department is off to his home in Brooklyn. Meanwhile, she’s doing security for Warren Quinn, director of a documentary film about the American World War II camp for German POWs at Arizona’s Papago Park, from which some prisoners once escaped.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 4th in the Lena Jones series, very good.

    • By Kathleen on 09-29-12

    Regular price: $20.97