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    • Murder as a Fine Art

    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: Matthew Wolf
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 636
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 595
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 599

    Thomas De Quincey, infamous for his memoir "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater", is the major suspect in a series of ferocious mass murders identical to ones that terrorized London 43 years earlier. The blueprint for the killings seems to be De Quincey's essay "On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts". Desperate to clear his name but crippled by opium addiction, De Quincey is aided by his devoted daughter, Emily, and a pair of determined Scotland Yard detectives.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Historical Fact + Fiction = Gothic Mystery

    • By Amy on 07-16-13

    Regular price: $22.80

    • First Blood

    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 458
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 408
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 414

    First came the man: a young wanderer in a fatigue coat and long hair. Then came the legend as the character, John Rambo, took his place in the American imagination. This remarkable and critically acclaimed novel pits a young Vietnam veteran against a small-town cop who doesn't know what he will unleash after their first ill-fated encounter - a life-and-death struggle through the woods, hills, and caves of rural Kentucky.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not everything I expected, but exciting

    • By Michael Rogers on 08-10-11

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Brotherhood of the Rose

    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: David Morrell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 128
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 91

    They were orphans, Chris and Saul - raised in a Philadelphia school for boys, bonded by friendship, and devoted to a mysterious man called Eliot.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, choppy reading

    • By Commander Bond on 07-06-08

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Ruler of the Night

    • Thomas and Emily De Quincey, Book 3
    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: Neil Dickson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144

    In Ruler of the Night, listeners feel they're actually on the harrowing fogbound streets of 1855 London as the brilliant opium-eater Thomas De Quincey and his irrepressible daughter, Emily, confront their most ruthless adversary. The stakes couldn't be greater: both the heart of Victorian society and De Quincey's tormented soul.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not nearly as enjoyable as the first two

    • By Chana Goanna on 01-12-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Inspector of the Dead

    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: Matthew Wolf
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 397
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 371
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 371

    The year is 1855. The Crimean War is raging. The incompetence of British commanders causes the fall of the English government. The empire teeters. Amid this crisis comes opium-eater Thomas De Quincey, one of the most notorious and brilliant personalities of Victorian England. Along with his irrepressible daughter, Emily, and their Scotland Yard companions, Ryan and Becker, De Quincey finds himself confronted by an adversary who threatens the heart of the nation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A plot that left be breathless.

    • By jerelyn on 04-25-15

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Fraternity of the Stone

    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: George Ralph
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 62

    Drew Maclane was a star agent - until the day the killing had to stop. He withdrew, and for six years lived the life of a hermit in a monastery. But someone has tracked him down, leaving a trail of corpses...someone who knows all about him, who knows how to draw him back into that electrifying world where no one is as he seems, and where life's most horrifying and harrowing game is played.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Painful to listen to

    • By Michael on 10-12-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Rambo

    • First Blood Part II
    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    First Blood unleashed the fury of Rambo’s rage. Now he is in prison for his one-man war against a small-town police chief. His former commanding officer, Colonel Trautman, arrives with a promise to release Rambo, with two important conditions. First, Rambo must return to the Vietnamese prison camp from which he escaped and find the missing Americans who are rumored to be prisoners there. The second condition? Don’t rescue the prisoners. Only bring back photos. Under no circumstances engage the enemy. For Rambo, the first part is difficult. But the second is impossible.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rambo II: Great Story

    • By Fist of Legend on 03-26-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Scavenger

    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: Patrick G. Lawlor
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Frank Balenger, the resolute but damaged hero of David Morrell's acclaimed Creepers, now finds himself trapped in a nightmarish game of fear and death. To save himself and the woman he loves, he must play by the rules of a god-like Game Master with an obsession for unearthing the past. But sometimes the past is buried for a reason.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice Sequel

    • By Ingrid on 09-05-08

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Rambo III

    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Rambo, the most dangerous man alive, is in exile far from home, vowing to renounce violence and war. When his country calls him once again, he refuses to accept. But then he learns that his former commanding officer, Colonel Trautman, the only man he trusts, has been captured on the Afghan border during the mission that Rambo rejected. For Rambo, it’s a call to arms - and an invitation back into hell.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rambo 3 was great

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-13-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Naked Edge

    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 131

    Once they were boyhood best friends, playing in the woods near their homes, pretending to be soldiers surviving behind enemy lines. Grownup, they belonged to Delta Force and later worked as protectors for the world's best security company. Now their lives have taken drastically different paths, pitting them against one another, forcing them to play their boyhood game again, this time to learn who dies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoroughly enjoyable!

    • By Sondra D. Boyd on 03-29-15

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Assumed Identity

    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 17 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 92

    Filled with nonstop suspense and stunning psychological insight, this is the story of Brendan Buchanan, undercover intelligence operative and master of over 200 false identities: a man forced to assume the most elusive and treacherous identity of all - his own. Tracking the most devastating conspiracy he has ever encountered, trapped by his love for two enigmatic, beautiful women, he will race through a sinister labyrinth of intrigue to a shattering rendezvous with fate….

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not Morrell's Best

    • By G Matt on 07-13-13

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The League of Night and Fog

    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: George Ralph
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 35

    From the Vatican to the Swiss Alps, from Australia to the heartland of America, the two masterful operatives known as Saul and Drew are being drawn together to solve a violent riddle: Why have 10 old men been abducted from around the world?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Stay away from Ralph

    • By Stoneav on 02-20-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Thriller

    • Stories to Keep You Up All Night
    • By: James Patterson (editor), Lee Child, James Grippando, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 18 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 348
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 133

    Featuring North America's foremost thriller authors, Thriller is the first collection of pure thriller stories ever published. Offering up heart-pumping tales of suspense in all its guises are 32 of the most critically acclaimed and award-winning names in the business. From the signature characters that made such authors as David Morrell and John Lescroart famous, to four of the hottest new voices in the genre, this blockbuster will tantalize and terrify.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • So - So

    • By Tim on 01-15-09

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Protector

    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 389
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 136
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 135

    Cavanaugh, a former member of Delta Force, is hired by a brilliant scientist named Prescott who needs protection from a drug lord seeking the highly addictive drug he has invented. At least that is what Cavanaugh is led to believe. After Cavanaugh trains the scientist in escape and evasion, the unthinkable occurs: Cavanaugh's team is viciously attacked and entirely wiped out - and Prescott seems to be in collusion with the attackers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent story, not a dull moment.

    • By Sunshine on 07-17-03

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Totem

    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    When police chief Nathan Slaughter settles in the tiny mountain community of Potter’s Field, Wyoming, his most fervent prayer is that he has left behind him forever the nightmare he barely survived on a blizzardy night in Detroit. But nothing prepares him for the greater sanity-threatening nightmare he is about to confront. Beginning with the discovery of mutilated cattle on outlying ranches, Slaughter is drawn deeper and deeper into a vortex of terror as animals become savage and children go insane, trapping the entire town in a frenzy of violence. As Slaughter races against time to expose the horrifying secret behind the increasingly savage attacks, he also struggles to overcome his deepest fears.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Covenant of the Flame

    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: David Regal
    • Length: 13 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    For 2,000 years a hidden conflict has been waged. Now it is bursting into the open - in a pitched battle over the very future of the planet. In the Amazon and in Africa, from oil spills to animal slaughters, the earth is being defiled, and two covert armies are locked in mortal conflict - with a woman reporter caught in the middle.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Bad narrator

    • By keith on 10-29-10

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Successful Novelist

    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    David Morrell, best-selling author of First Blood, The Brotherhood of the Rose and The Fifth Profession, distills four decades of writing and publishing experience into this single masterwork of advice and instruction for fiction writers looking to make it big in the publishing world. With advice proven to create successful novels,

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • REALITY CHECK! Very Enlightening and practical.

    • By avoidthelloyd on 09-30-11

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Extreme Denial

    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    A bungled covert operation kills twenty-three people and leaves Decker shouldering the blame. Embittered, he retires… and meets a captivating woman named Beth Dwyer. Suddenly, Decker has the very thing he lived so long without: a beautiful, brilliant woman he passionately loves. But in a terrifying assault, Beth disappears - leaving an agonizing mystery in her wake. Is she still alive? Was she captured by Decker’s enemies or her own? Who is this woman he loved so completely, almost to the point of obsession? Did she love him, or use him?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Line of Books

    • By Brandy Pelton on 10-08-17

    Regular price: $9.79

    • The Fifth Profession

    • By: David Morrell
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    Savage, a former Navy SEAL and American state-of-the-art security specialist. Akira, Japan's most brilliant executive protector and a master of the samurai arts. Their mission: the retrieval of Rachel Stone, a beautiful American woman whose ruthless billionaire husband is out to destroy her.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice light read...kind of sappy

    • By Paul on 01-29-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Creepers

    • By: David Morrell
    • Narrated by: Patrick G. Lawlor
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29

    On a cold October night, five people gather in a run-down motel on the Jersey shore and begin preparations to break into the Paragon Hotel. Built in the glory days of Asbury Park by a reclusive millionaire, the magnificent structure - which foreshadowed the beauties of art deco architecture - is now boarded up and marked for demolition.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great plot twists; wish there'd been more history

    • By riprap on 03-18-14

    Regular price: $23.07

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