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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 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 413
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 370
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 364

     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

    • 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 1,618
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,499
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,489

    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 811
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 696
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 695

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing ending

    • By Kym on 03-23-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Weight of Silence

    • Nicole Foster Thriller Series, Book 2
    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Karen Peakes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 122

    Homicide detective Nicole Foster has finally balanced an unsteady life and is anxious for a second chance. There’s no better place to start over than at the beginning - back at her childhood home on the Washington coast, where’s she raising her niece and keeping an eye on her increasingly fragile father. But Nicole’s past is never truly behind her - not when a disturbing new case stirs dark memories of the haunting investigation that shattered her career. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What goes around comes around...

    • By shelley on 08-16-18

    Regular price: $18.19

    • 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 1,217
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,064
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,067

    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
    • I just couldn't get into it....

    • By Michelle on 01-09-18

    Regular price: $18.19

    • 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 295
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 272
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 267

    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 295 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Abandoned Prayers

    • Murder, the Amish, and Little Boy Blue
    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 113

    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

    • 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 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 342
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 267

    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

    • 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 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    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 240
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 223

    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...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book, worth the money.

    • By Lori D. Reim on 10-11-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • 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 34
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    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

    • A Twisted Faith

    • A Minister's Obsession and the Murder That Destroyed a Church
    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 44

    On December 26, 1997, near the affluent community of Bainbridge Island off the coast of Seattle, a house went up in flames. In it was the shy, beloved minister's wife, Dawn Hacheney. When the fire was extinguished, investigators found only her charred remains. Her husband, Nick, was visibly devastated by the loss. What investigators failed to note, however, was that Dawn's lungs didn't contain smoke. Was she dead before the fire began?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to believe it's a true story- but it is

    • By Brock on 07-10-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 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 86
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 77

    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

    • Victim Six

    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Terry Rose
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    The bodies are found in towns and cities around Puget Sound. The young women who are the victims had nothing in common... except the agony of their final moments. But somebody carefully chose them to stalk, capture, and torture - a depraved killer whose cunning is matched only by the depth of his bloodlust. But the dying has only just begun. And the next victim will be the most shocking of all.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Victim Six

    • By Lugarda on 03-31-11

    Regular price: $22.39

    • 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

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

    • By: Ron Franscell, Gregg Olsen, Rebecca Morris, and others
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    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

    • A Wicked Snow

    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Foley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 115

    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

    • Death of a Cheerleader

    • Notorious USA
    • By: Gregg Olsen, Kevin Sullivan
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    In this Notorious USA collection, Death of a Cheerleader, New York Times best-selling author Gregg Olsen and true crime journalist Kevin M. Sullivan write about notorious crimes in the Bluegrass State. In a scene right out of Hitchcock's "Rear Window", a young woman vanishes from a beach on a summer day and a neighbor views the abduction through his telescope. A newlywed disposes of his bride but doesn't know what to do with her head. Selling tickets at a drive-in movie theater proves deadly.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Cruel Deception

    • St. Martin's True Crime Library
    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Christy Lynn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 92

    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

    • Girls on Film

    • By: Gregg Olsen
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    A crime story you won't soon forget by a New York Times best-selling author.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Northwest Murder Mystery Thriller

    • By Russell on 10-22-14

    Regular price: $19.95

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