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    • The Tears of Autumn

    • By: Charles McCarry
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 146
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 91

    Spun with unsettling plausibility from the events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and featuring secret agent Paul Christopher, The Tears of Autumn is a tour de force of action and enigma.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Read Me First

    • By Richard on 08-03-06

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Secret Lovers

    • A Paul Christopher Novel
    • By: Charles McCarry
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    Early one morning in West Berlin, a nervous courier delivers the handwritten manuscript of a dissident Russian novel to Paul Christopher. Minutes after the handoff, the courier's spine is neatly snapped by an impact with a passing black sedan. Meanwhile, in Rome, Christopher's wife Cathy takes a famous film director as a lover to stir her husband out of the stoicism that defines his personality.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank you, Mom!

    • By Joanne on 03-30-13

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Greatest Mysteries of All Time, Volume 2

    • By: Frederick Irving Anderson, Harlan Ellison, Thomas Hardy, and others
    • Narrated by: David Birney, Harlan Ellison, Judy Geeson, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Breathtaking suspense, cold-blooded crime and challenging twists of plot make this collection a chilling audio experience. Featuring the finest short story mystery fiction by the most acclaimed writers, past and present, including: "Soft Monkey" by Harlan Ellison, "The Adventures of the Unique 'Hamlet'" by Vincent Starrett, "The New Girlfriend" by Ruth Rendell, "The Infallible Godahl" by Frederick Irving Anderson, "The Three Strangers" by Thomas Hardy, and more....

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Miernik Dossier

    • By: Charles McCarry
    • Narrated by: Christopher Cazenove, Stephen Hoye, Moira Quirk, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 146
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 83

    The Miernik Dossier is the dazzling first novel, newly reissued, by master spy novelist Charles McCarry. In this riveting, imaginative tale, five international agents embark on a car trip in a Cadillac, traveling from Switzerland to the Sudan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • McCarry arrives at Audible

    • By Richard on 05-15-06

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Shanghai Factor

    • By: Charles McCarry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Bowlby
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32

    An unnamed spy is dispatched to Shanghai to aid a shadowy U.S. agency known only as HQ. There he meets a mysterious woman named Mei and begins a torrid affair that threatens to expose him to Chinese intelligence, the notorious Guoanbu. As danger waits for him around every corner, and the enigmatic Mei moves into and out of his life, he finds himself drawn further into a deadly cat-and-mouse game between Guoanbu and HQ that threatens not only to end his life but to also dangerously destabilize East/West relations.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good mix of Counter-Intel & Mentor Spy fiction

    • By Darwin8u on 09-01-13

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Last Supper

    • By: Charles McCarry
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 16 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 180
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    To Paul Christopher, the world of espionage had become a region of the mad, in which men and women lived without conviction and were compelled by a craving for conspiracy. But now, he has to find the "mole" in the Outfit and demand justice from enemies, past and present. As he follows the twisting path of this secret American intelligence group, he discovers a trail of betrayal and violence that leads backward to the horrors of the Nazi era and plunges forward beyond the Vietnam War's labyrinth of lies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rich and intricate

    • By Cayce on 08-24-06

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Lucky Bastard

    • By: Charles McCarry
    • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
    • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    John Fitzgerald Adams, known by the voters who love him as Jack, has good reason to believe he is the illegitimate son of John F. Kennedy. His goal is the same as that of any Kennedy: to reclaim the presidency and enjoy as many women as possible along the way.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Entertaining

    • By PETER WADE on 11-01-07

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Old Boys

    • By: Charles McCarry
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    In this magnificent novel, Charles McCarry returns to the world of his legendary character Paul Christopher—the savvy intelligence agent as skilled at choosing a fine wine as he is at tradecraft, at once sophisticated and dangerous, and no stranger to the world of dirty tricks. Now Paul Christopher has mysteriously disappeared. But a group of his retired colleagues - the “Old Boys” from the Outfit - refuse to believe Christopher is dead.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great and haunting book

    • By Raymond on 09-17-16

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Mulberry Bush

    • By: Charles McCarry
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26

    In a rose garden in Buenos Aires, an unnamed American spy meets the beautiful daughter of a famous Argentinean revolutionary. He becomes infatuated, and so does she. But he is no ordinary spy - he is an off-the-books lone wolf who spent his first five years working for "Headquarters", hunting terrorists in the Middle East. Unbeknownst to his lenient handlers, he is loyal to a hidden agenda: to avenge his father, who was laughed out of Headquarters many years before and died a beggar.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A bit too much romance for me...

    • By Cayce on 11-06-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • A Paul Christopher Novel, Book 10

    • Christopher's Ghosts
    • By: Charles McCarry
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    The grand tale begins in 1939 Berlin, where young Paul Christopher and his family are struggling against the rise of Nazi totalitarianism. The Christophers are known to be sympathetic to the persecuted Jews, and 16-year-old Paul has fallen in love with the daughter of a Jewish doctor. Their enemy is a sadistic S.S. officer named Stutzer, who will stop at nothing to destroy the young couple.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • EXCELLENT, SPELLBINDING

    • By Janet on 10-05-07

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Bride of the Wilderness

    • By: Charles McCarry
    • Narrated by: Pam Ward
    • Length: 20 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Young, high-spirited Fanny has been fortunate in her civilized upbringing, but the London she has grown up in is riddled with danger and brutality. When a sinister stranger traps her family into debt in order to advance on Fanny, she is forced to take refuge in France, where she meets a young French soldier, Philippe de Saint-Christophe.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Just didn't hold my attention

    • By Slipme1Mickey on 07-07-08

    Regular price: $31.47

    • The Mulberry Bush

    • By: Charles McCarry
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    In a rose garden in Buenos Aires, a young American spy meets the beautiful daughter of a famous Argentinian revolutionary. They fall in love. But he is no ordinary spy - and she is no ordinary woman. For he has a hidden agenda - to avenge his father. In Luz he seems to have found an ally for his secret mission. But as his fate becomes further entwined with hers, he soon finds himself caught in a perilous web of passions, loyalties and lies.

    Regular price: $21.58

    • The Shanghai Factor

    • By: Charles McCarry
    • Narrated by: Peter Brooke
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    An American spy in China. Name: Unknown. Status: Sleeper. He's meant to be laying low, polishing his Mandarin and awaiting further instructions from Washington. But Shandhai is a difficult city to sleep in, especially when his nights are taken over by the seductive but enigmatic Mei - a woman with secrets he'd rather not hear. Then he is tasked with a delicate operation. Infiltrate the core of the Chinese intelligence service. Distinguish friend from foe. Report to a single contact at HQ. Trust no one. Tell no one.

    Regular price: $19.10