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    • Dangerous Dozen

    • Notorious USA True Crime Box Set
    • By: Gregg Olsen, Katherine Ramsland, Rebecca Morris, and others
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 25 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128

     A true-crime collection culled from the crime files of the New York Times best-selling series, Notorious USA.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great value<br />

    • By Tommy on 04-02-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Last Thing She Ever Did

    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 904
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 794
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 793

    The community along Oregon's Deschutes River is one of successful careers and perfect families. For years, up-and-comers Liz and Owen have admired their good friends and neighbors, Carole and David. They appear to have it all—security, happiness, and a beautiful young son, Charlie. Then Charlie vanishes without a trace, and all that seemed safe is shattered by a tragedy that is incomprehensible—except to Liz. It took one fleeting moment for her to change the lives of everyone she loves—a heartrending accident that can't be undone.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good book. Weak ending.

    • By Gil Gilbert on 01-13-18

    Regular price: $18.19

    • Starvation Heights

    • A True Story of Murder and Malice in the Woods of the Pacific Northwest
    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 13 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 308
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 235

    In 1911 two wealthy British heiresses, Claire and Dora Williamson, came to a sanitorium in the forests of the Pacific Northwest to undergo the revolutionary fasting treatment of Dr. Linda Burfield Hazzard. It was supposed to be a holiday for the two sisters. But within a month of arriving at what the locals called Starvation Heights, the women were emaciated shadows of their former selves, waiting for death.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Frustrating

    • By ilene on 10-23-17

    Regular price: $24.05

    • If I Can't Have You:

    • Susan Powell, Her Mysterious Disappearance, and the Murder of Her Children
    • By: Gregg Olsen, Rebecca Morris
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington, Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,336
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,237
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,230

    The tragic story of Susan Powell and her murdered boys, Charlie and Braden, is the only case that rivals the Jon Benet Ramsey saga in the annals of true crime. When the pretty, blonde Utah mother went missing in December of 2009 the media was swept up in the story - with lenses and microphones trained on Susan's husband, Josh. He said he had no idea what happened to his young wife, and that he and the boys had been camping in the middle of a snowstorm.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Coward and the Angels

    • By Pulplife on 05-20-14

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Sound of Rain

    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 565
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 481
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 481

    Former homicide detective Nicole Foster has hit rock bottom. Driven off the force by her treacherous partner and lover, she's flat broke and struggling with a gambling addiction. All Nicole has left is the dream of a warm bed at a homeless shelter and the haunting memories of three-year-old Kelsey Chase - whose murder case ended her career. As Nicole obsesses over the old facts, she realizes everything about that case felt off.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Wow never saw that coming

    • By valerie on 12-24-16

    Regular price: $10.49

    • A Killing in Amish Country: Sex, Betrayal, and a Cold-blooded Murder

    • By: Gregg Olsen, Rebecca Morris, Linda Castillo - foreward
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Thirty-year-old Barbara Weaver was content to live as the Amish have for centuries - without modern convenience - but her husband, Eli, wanted a life beyond horses and buggies. Soon he gave in to the temptation of technology and found ways to go Online and meet women. When Barbara was found dead, shot in the chest at close range, all eyes were on Eli... and his mistress, a conservative Mennonite named Barb Raber. Barb drove Eli to appointments in her car. She gave him everything he asked for: a laptop, rides to his favorite fishing and hunting spots, and sex.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Solid True Crime novel

    • By justin on 06-05-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Bitch on Wheels

    • The Sharon Nelson Double Murder Case
    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 188

    When the body of 45-year-old Glen Harrelson was found in his Denver home, police tried to contact his wife, but soon they made a startling realization. She had played the part of grieving widow once before: Her previous husband also had died a mysterious accidental death...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Entertaining

    • By Ray on 04-21-14

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Bitter Almonds

    • The True Story of Mothers, Daughters, and the Seattle Cyanide Murders
    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 20 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 271
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 250
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 247

    Stella Nickell's small-time world was one of big-time dreams. In 1986, her biggest one came true when her husband died during a seizure, making her the beneficiary of a $175,000-plus insurance payoff - until authorities discovered that Bruce Nickell's headache capsules had been laced with cyanide. In an attempt to cover her tracks, Stella did the unconscionable. She saw to it that a stranger would also become a 'random casualty' of cyanide-tainted painkillers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Gregg Olsen Gem

    • By IndyMcDuff on 10-02-16
    • The True Story of Mothers, Daughters, and the Seattle Cyanide Murders
    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 20 hrs and 20 mins
    • Release date: 07-03-13
    • 4 out of 5 stars 271 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Girl in the Woods

    • Waterman and Stark, Book 1
    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 75

    A schoolgirl found it on a nature hike. A severed human foot wearing pink nail polish. A gruesome but invaluable clue that leads forensic pathologist Birdy Waterman down a much darker trail - to a dangerous psychopath whose powers of persuasion seem to have no end.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A bit to juvenile

    • By Valerie Hill on 03-20-15

    Regular price: $30.09

    • A Wicked Snow

    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Foley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 109

    Hannah Griffin was a girl when tragedy struck on her family's farm. She still remembers the flames reflected against the newly fallen snow and the bodies the police dug up—one of them her mother's. It was the nation's worst murder scene in decades, and the killer was never found. Two decades later, Hannah is a CSI investigating a case of child abuse when the past comes hurtling back. Years of buried questions are brought to life. A killer with unfinished business is on the hunt. And an anonymous message turns Hannah's blood cold: "Your Mom called...."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Wicked Snow

    • By Kathleen on 05-05-10

    Regular price: $22.39

    • Now That She's Gone

    • Waterman and Stark Series, Book 2
    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    Notorious serial killer Brenda Nevins has cajoled, seduced, blackmailed, and left a trail of bodies all across Washington State. Now, after a daring prison escape, she is free to carry out her ultimate act of revenge. The targets: forensic pathologist Birdy Waterman and sheriff's detective Kendall Stark. The pawn: a television psychic hungry for fame, ratings, and blood. There's only way to stop a killer as brutal, brilliant, and twisted as this: beat her at her own game.

    Regular price: $30.09

    • Unnatural Causes

    • By: Gregg Olsen, Kevin Sullivan
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    From the dark and bloody ground of Kentucky, to the peaceful Amish communities of Pennsylvania, to the cities and towns crisscrossing Ohio, murder and mayhem has been a part of it all. Within the pages of this latest volume in Notorious USA's New York Times best-selling series you'll discover how the unsuspecting succumbed to the evil that caught them by surprise, and what the authorities had to do to stop the madness.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good true crime collection

    • By B Rose on 01-27-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Madness, Sex, Serial Killer

    • A Disturbing Collection of True Crime Cases by Two Masters of the Genre
    • By: M. William Phelps, Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 12

    A collection of True Crime cases from M. William Phelps and Gregg Olsen.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Feel ripped off

    • By david s arentz on 05-23-14

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Southern Fried Crime: Notorious USA Set (Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi)

    • By: Rebecca Morris, Gregg Olsen, Stephanie Cook, and others
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    Evil lurks from the scorched earth of West Texas to the suffocating bayous of Mississippi...where darkness is deadly and screams go unheard. Southern Fried Crime comprises of harrowing crime tales from Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi, all from the files of the New York Times best-selling Notorious USA series.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • truly intriguing book

    • By Jeanette Kelley on 11-10-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Closer than Blood

    • Sheriff Detective Kendall Stark Series, Book 2
    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Terry Rose
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    The first time was easy. No one ever suspected the victim had been murdered. The crime long buried, the dark passions guiding the killer's hand are still alive. But the need for revenge cannot be denied. Only one person can stop the killing. Only one person can identify the killer. Only one person knows the face of death - is as close as the face in the mirror....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • AN INTERESTING IF PREDICTABLE STORY

    • By J.C.D. on 04-13-16

    Regular price: $22.39

    • The Eastbound Stangler

    • Behind the Scenes of Investigation Discovery's "Dark Minds"
    • By: Gregg Olsen, M. William Phelps
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    M. William Phelps, explores what goes on behind-the-scenes in this unique serial killer series as he investigates and films an episode. He takes readers and fans of the series deep into his personal life and a dark connection to the Eastbound Strangler case, how he feels about several suspects named by law enforcement, and shares an exclusive interview he conducted with a woman who claims she was with the murderer and his final victim, Kim Raffo, on the night before Kim's body was found. What kind of serial killer removes his victims' shoes and socks and lays them out in a row, facing east?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I finally like him

    • By Teddy on 04-15-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Abandoned Prayers

    • Murder, the Amish, and Little Boy Blue
    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 99

    On Christmas Eve in 1985, a hunter found a young boy's body along an icy corn field in Nebraska. The residents of Chester, Nebraska, buried him as "Little Boy Blue", unclaimed and unidentified-- until a phone call from Ohio two years later led authorities to Eli Stutzman, the boy's father.Eli Stutzman, the son of an Amish bishop, was by all appearances a dedicated farmer and family man in the country's strictest religious sect.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • YUK, Don't waste your time or your money!!

    • By Eagle's on 02-08-12

    Regular price: $16.06

    • Envy

    • An Empty Coffin Novel
    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    Evil comes in all sorts of flavors. Some bitter. Some deceptively sweet. That’s what Katelyn discovers on the day she dies. One minute she’s a depressed teen with a loser life. The next, she’s lying on a stainless steel slab, eyes glassy, skin frosted over, and very, very dead. Was it: suicide? Murder? Who's to blame? Twins Hayley and Taylor Ryan stumble upon the truth, which is far more disturbing than they could have ever imagined ... and which sheds light on another secret, a hidden past even they don’t know about.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing and cliche.

    • By Laura on 03-15-12

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Cruel Deception

    • St. Martin's True Crime Library
    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Christy Lynn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 87

    In and out of hospitals since birth, angelic nine-month-old Morgan Reid finally succumbed to what appeared to be Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Morgan's Texas-born mother Tanya, a nurse and devoted wife, pulled up stakes with her grieving husband Jim, and moved on. It was the best way to put the past behind them. Until their son Michael, a boy who by all accounts was terrified of his mother, began showing signs of the same affliction that stole the life of his baby sister.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book,So so ma

    • By night owl on 02-28-17

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Betrayal

    • An Empty Coffin Novel, Book 2
    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    When foreign exchange student Olivia Grant is stabbed to death at a party, the accusations fly through Port Gamble faster than Twitter trending. Fingers point at party host Brianna, who found the body, and her dim-witted boyfriend, Drew. But there had also been a monster blowout between Olivia and her roommate earlier that night. Someone certainly had an ax to grind. Was it: Jealousy? Rage? Betrayal of the ultimate kind? Twins Hayley and Taylor Ryan set out upon a twisted path to find out exactly what happened - only to discover a tangled web of shocking secrets about all of them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Betrayal not bad

    • By Linda on 01-13-15

    Regular price: $17.49

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