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    • The Girl Next Door

    • By: Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: Jack Ketchum
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 709
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 649
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 653

    Suburbia. Shady, tree-lined streets; well-tended lawns; and cozy homes. A nice, quiet place to grow up. Unless you are teenage Meg or her crippled sister, Susan. On a dead-end street, in the dark, damp basement of the Chandler house, Meg and Susan are left captive to the savage whims and rages of a distant aunt who is rapidly descending into madness. It is a madness that infects all three of her sons and finally the entire neighborhood. Only one troubled boy stands hesitantly between Meg and Susan and their cruel, torturous deaths.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Truly disturbing.

    • By J.K. Peters on 04-28-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Off Season

    • By: Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: Richard Davidson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 342
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 297
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 295

    September. A beautiful New York editor retreats to a lonely cabin on a hill in the quiet Maine beach town of Dead River - off season - awaiting her sister and friends. Nearby, a savage human family with a taste for flesh lurks in the darkening woods, watching, waiting for the moon to rise and night to fall.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow!

    • By Barry on 11-22-09

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Closing Time

    • Collected Stories
    • By: Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: David Gilmore
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    From award-winning author and storyteller Jack Ketchum, a collection of bleak stories of loss and pain. This is the author's newest collection, and includes his Bram Stoker award-winning novella Closing Time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I absolutely loved this book!!!

    • By Matthew S. Hill on 02-08-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Woman

    • By: Lucky McKee, Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: Chet Williamson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    The Woman is the powerful story of the last survivor of a feral tribe of cannibals who have been terrorizing the East Coast - from Maine into Canada - for years now. Badly wounded in a battle with police, a woman takes refuge in a cave overlooking the sea. Christopher Cleek is a slick, amoral - and unstable - country lawyer who, out hunting one day, sees her bathing in a stream. Fascinated, he follows her to her cave. Cleek has many dark secrets and to these he'll add another....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Horror, Jack Ketchum Style

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 04-07-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Right to Life

    • And 2 Stories
    • By: Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: Lana Long
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    One of the most sought-after collectibles from contemporary author Jack Ketcham, this audiobook tells a gruesome, fact-based story of kidnapping, brutality, and revenge. 

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Offspring

    • By: Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: Hannah Kane
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 55

    The sequel to Off Season, arguably Jack Ketchum’s most famous novel about a historic family of cannibals off the coast of Maine. As suspenseful, fast-paced and intelligently written as the prequel, it was adapted into a movie of the same name.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • THE FLIES FLEW IN AND OUT

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 09-22-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Garden of Fiends

    • Tales of Addiction Horror
    • By: Mark Matthews, John F.D. Taff, Jack Ketchum, and others
    • Narrated by: Rick Gregory
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    The intoxication from a pint of vodka, the electric buzz from snorting cocaine, the warm embrace from shooting heroin - drinking and drugging provide the height of human experience. It's the promise of heaven on earth, but the hell that follows is a constant hunger, a cold emptiness. The craving to get high is a yearning as intense of any blood-thirsty monster. The stories inside feature the insidious nature of addiction told with compassion yet searing honesty.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Freaked me out!

    • By Todd (Toad) Vogel on 06-07-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Box

    • By: Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: Jack Ketchum
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    The box is Jack Ketchum's 1994 Bram Stoker Award-winning story. It has been anthologized, reprinted, and now it is available for the first time in digital. This is a live recording of the author, narrating his award-winning story, in the way only Jack Ketchum can....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • SCRATCH A SON AND YOU ALWAYS GET HIS DAD

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 04-21-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Hide and Seek

    • By: Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: Wayne June
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 95

    The second, riveting novel from Bram Stoker Award-winner Jack Ketchum, Hide and Seek is a book about games. Reckless, dangerous games. Games you might even want to play yourself if you're with the right people. But shouldn't. Not ever… In a small Maine town, a group of thrill seeking college kids finds a game of hide and seek in an abandoned house turning into a reality of stark terror.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible

    • By Lee on 04-08-11

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Red

    • By: Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: Gary Kohler
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    The old man hears them before he sees them, the three boys coming over the hill, disturbing the peace by the river where he's fishing. He smells the gun oil too, too much oil on a brand-new shotgun. These aren't hunters, they're rich kids who don't care about the river and the fish and the old man. Or his dog. Red is the name of the old man's dog, his best friend in the world. And when the boys shoot the dog—for nothing, for simple spite—he sees red, like a mist before his eyes. And before the whole thing is done there'll be more red.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • two adequate short stories

    • By Dan on 04-03-11

    Regular price: $22.37

    • Stranglehold

    • By: Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: Chet Williamson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    Lydia McCloud meets Arthur Danse at a wedding party in Plymouth, N.H., and she thinks he's a man she could grow to love. Arthur sees things differently. In Lydia, he sees the sort of woman people always want to protect. He decides he's going to show her she wouldn't always be protected. Once their only child, Robert, is born, Arthur's behavior worsens. When the courts become involved, the nightmare really begins. This scathing novel is an indictment of a justice system that makes a mockery of its very name.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Horror is always worse when the monsters are human

    • By Barks Book Nonsense on 04-05-13

    Regular price: $18.50

    • Ladies' Night

    • By: Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: Anthony Mendez
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Ladies' Night is a non-stop rollercoaster ride of sheer nerve rattling terror, previously deemed too violent for mass market publication. In this modern tale of the ages-old battle of the sexes carried to the extreme, Jack Ketchum again provides readers with an excursion into horror as relentless as a John Woo film.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • HER THINKING WAS UNSTRUCTURED AND WITHOUT LOGIC

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 04-14-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Secret Life of Souls

    • By: Jack Ketchum, Lucky McKee
    • Narrated by: Casey Turner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    At the heart of this psychological suspense novel is the haunting depiction of a family's fall and the extraordinary gifted dog, Caity, who knows the truth. As the drama unfolds, Caity evolves from protector to savior, from scapegoat to prop, and eventually from avenger to survivor. She is an unselfish soul in a selfish world - and she is written with depth and grace by authors Ketchum and Mckee, who display a profound understanding of a dog's complex emotions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Horror / Family Drama Tale

    • By G. Markwardt on 11-20-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Sleep Disorder

    • By: Edward Lee, Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 37

    For a very long time, Jack Ketchum and Edward Lee have followed their separate paths of line-crossing, gut-wrenching, no holds-barred storytelling. Now, those roads have drawn close and merged for a collection of five collaborative stories guaranteed to shock, amuse, disgust, and bring lovers of extreme fiction back for more.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • EAT MY (CAT) UNTILL I'M CROSS EYED

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 09-30-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Out of Tune

    • By: Kelley Armstrong, Jack Ketchum, Simon R. Green, and others
    • Narrated by: Peter Bishop, Lesley Ann Fogle
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    A song half-heard. The murmur of a voice singing in the dark. There it is again...a few words set to an old melody filled with mystery, heartbreak and horror. Out of Tune gathers a collection of original dark fantasy tales inspired by folk ballads. Here you'll find stories of strange creatures and strangers humans, treachery and love, murder and monsters.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Pass don’t waste your time

    • By Ri Ki on 12-13-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Crossings

    • By: Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: Scotty Drake
    • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    It's the Arizona Territory. The year, 1848. The year the Mexican War ended. Fate and blazing pistols have just thrown together reporter and part-time drunk Marion T. Bell and the very nearly legendary John Charles Hart, mustanger and scout, in the Little Fanny Saloon. Plying the river-trade across the Colorado to the gold fields of California in the north, and war-torn Mexico to the south, the town of Gable's Ferry has sprung up overnight-lacking only a church, a schoolhouse and a jail.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Western/Horror

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 09-27-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Notes from the Cat House

    • By: Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: Jack Ketchum
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Collected here in one volume are more than 60 poems from Bram Stoker Award-winning author Jack Ketchum. These are read by the author.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • 'Forever' and 'Father and Son'

    • Dark Voices, Vol. 3
    • By: Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: Jack Ketchum
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Two short stories read by Stoker Award-winning author Jack Ketchum, with music and effects written and performed by Bob Schaller.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • More Ketchum Please

    • By Michael on 01-25-08

    Regular price: $6.96

    • Evil

    • By: Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: Uve Teschner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Jack Ketchums beunruhigender, grenzüberschreitender Horrorthriller gilt unter Experten als eines der großen Meisterwerke des Genres. Die Geschichte eines Jungen, der inmitten einer amerikanischen Vorstadtidylle mit unvorstellbaren Grausamkeiten konfrontiert wird, steigt tief hinab in die Abgründe der menschlichen Psyche. Nachdem der brillant geschriebene Roman viele Jahre unter der Hand als geheimer Klassiker die Runde gemacht hatte, erhält er jetzt nicht zuletzt dank Stephen King, der zu diesem Werk auch eine ausführliche Einleitung verfasst hat, die verdiente Aufmerksamkeit und erscheint nun endlich auch als deutsche Erstausgabe.

    Regular price: $18.75

    • Broken on the Wheel of Sex

    • By: Jack Ketchum
    • Narrated by: George Kuch
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    This edition of Jack Ketchum's Broken on the Wheel of Sex: The Jerzy Livingston Years is the most complete edition of the Stroup stories ever collected together. These stories, written from 1976 to 1981 and appearing in various men's magazines and other outlets, offer Ketchum fans a look into this author's formulative years. This is where Jack Ketchum honed his writing craft that has become so well known with his novels The Girl Next Door, The Crossing, Off Season, and The Lost.

    Regular price: $19.95

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