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    • The Man with the Candy

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    A full account of the most heinous crime of the century in which nearly 30 young boys were sexually tortured to death. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Boys Who Met the Man with the Candy

    • By Kindle Customer on 05-13-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Doc: The Rape of the Town of Lovell

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,222
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,111
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,109

    For twenty-five years, the trusted family doctor in a small Wyoming town had been raping and molesting the women and children who most relied on him. Mostly Mormons, the naive victims sometimes realized on their wedding nights the truth about what had happened in Dr. Story's office.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible events, fascinating story.

    • By Mindy on 07-25-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Charmer: A Ladies' Man and His Victims

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 257
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 242
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237

    The author of Predator traces the story of George Russell, Jr., a bright, young, popular black man whose thirty-year psychological unraveling led to a shocking killing spree. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you loved SON ~ Get THIS!!

    • By Polly Poizendem on 11-18-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Son

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 21 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,654
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,505
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,504

    Recounts the tragic events that followed the arrest of Fred Coe, a conservative, clean-cut young man, for a series of rapes committed in the city of Spokane and led to revenge and murder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Psychopathy Born or Made?

    • By Michael on 04-29-15
    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 21 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 03-02-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,654 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Salt of the Earth

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 503
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 464
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 460

    Joe Gere said he died on the afternoon his 12-year-old daughter Brenda disappeared. It was left to Brenda's mother Elaine to sustain her stricken family, search for her missing child, and pressure the authorities for justice. From the first minutes of the investigation, suspicion fell on Michael Kay Green, a steroid-abusing "Mr. Universe" hopeful, but there was no proof of a crime, leaving police and prosecutors stymied. Tips and sightings poured in as lawmen and volunteers combed the Cascades forest.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You are the proverbial 'fly on the wall' ...

    • By IndyMcDuff on 08-11-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Cold Kill

    • The True Story of a Murderous Love
    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 468
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 427
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 432

    David loved Cindy and was loved in return. Or so he thought. The troubled young man clung to his new love and dreamed of their future together. So begins the chain of events that was to evolve into a horror of terrifying proportions. Jack Olsen, best-selling author of Son, now reveals the details of a true-life romance gone hideously awry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If Cindy Calls - DON'T Answer!

    • By Polly Poizendem on 02-12-17
    • The True Story of a Murderous Love
    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Release date: 02-03-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 468 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Misbegotten Son

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 965
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 873
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 870

    An account of the crimes of Arthur Shawcross describes how the paroled child killer shot, stabbed, suffocated, and strangled 16 Rochester, New York, prostitutes and examines how the legal system failed his victims.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Reads like a novel, very well written.

    • By 6catz on 01-09-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Predator

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 303
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 271

    An account of the life and crimes of psychopath Mac Smith that describes how Seattle police, eager to make an arrest in the murders of the city's women, arrested the wrong man for Smith's crimes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a way to be introduced to True Crime!

    • By EasyReader on 05-28-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Bridge at Chappaquiddick

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Sidenstricker
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 64

    And on its surface, the Chappaquiddick Incident (as it has infamously become known) was a simple but tragic traffic accident. However, its political fallout caused it to become the most speculated-upon car accident until Princess Diana's fatal ride, some 28 years later: Was Kennedy drunk? Was he trying to conceal an affair by deliberately killing Kopechne? Why did he wait for so long before reporting the accident? And who else was involved?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • BRIDGE TO POSSIBLE UNDERSTANDING

    • By Ray on 08-14-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Night of the Grizzlies

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 281
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 260
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 260

    Jack Olsen's true account, traces the causes of the tragic night in August 1967 when two separate and unrelated campers, a distance apart, were savagely mangled and killed by enraged bears.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The night the bears lost their fear of humans

    • By Michael on 12-19-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Missing Persons

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Becket Royce
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    Could it happen to you? Severn Gamble's wife walks into the Justice Building of a major Northwestern city to pick up some typing - and never comes out. ("Margot?") No one has seen her. ("Margot!") She has disappeared. ("Margot!") And the nightmare begins.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • EXCELLENT MYSTERY VERY WELL NARRATED!

    • By anne on 10-17-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Give a Boy a Gun

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Rich Miller
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 79

    A classic true story.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • interesting story...tough listen...

    • By inov8v on 05-20-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Climb Up to Hell

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: David L. Stanley
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    In the heart of the Swiss Alps stand the three majestic peaks of the Bernese Oberland, Europe's most famous mountain range. The highest, at 13,638 feet, is the Jungfrau. Next is the Mönch at 13,465 feet. But it is the smallest, the Eiger, rising 13,038 feet above sea level, that is by far the deadliest.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story...Horrid Narration

    • By Melissa Ann Freedman on 04-23-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Silence on Monte Sole

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Camponeschi
    • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Monte Sole--Mountain of the Sun--had the bad luck to lie on the main route of withdrawal of the retreating German armies in autumn 1944. As the Allied advance stormed up Italy to the very shadow of Monte Sole, Axis frustration over their retreat and the harassing Italian partisans reached its peak. With full authorization of Field Marshall Albert Kesselring, and with an infusion of dread SS reinforcements, the Germans determined to neutralize Monte Sole.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The most Interesting book ever

    • By Cristina Ruffini on 02-13-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Hastened to the Grave

    • The Gypsy Murder Investigation
    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Susie Breck
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    In June 1994 the Oakland Tribune cracked the story of a string of bizarre deaths in the San Francisco area. The victims were elderly, well-to-do, and, in each case, had been befriended by members of an extended Gypsy family - the Tene Bimbos.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Jack Olsen??

    • By Poppy on 12-31-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Chicken Soup for the Soul Healthy Living Series: Breast Cancer

    • Important Facts, Inspiring Stories
    • By: Edward Creagan MD, Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and others
    • Narrated by: Farrah Parker
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    This new series from Chicken Soup for the Soul presents inspirational stories followed by positive, practical medical advice for caregivers and patients. It provides the perfect blend of emotional support and vital information on breast cancer. Chicken Soup for the Soul partners with top doctors to give you the information you need to survive - and the positive inspiration to thrive. Each book features beautifully written stories plus information on diet, lifestyle, diagnosis, procedures, caregiving, and more.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Laughing & learning at the same time.

    • By Timbo901 on 03-25-15

    Regular price: $6.96

    • Night Watch

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Adam Zens
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    A young woman lies dead, strangled by a killer still prowling the sweltering, run-down neighborhood. The young wife of a police lieutenant receives threatening phone calls; the precinct's patrol cars are sabotaged; even the puppies the officers have adopted as mascots are savagely slain. It looks like there's a psycho on the loose with a vendetta against the cops. And then the widow of a precinct cop is found horribly murdered. The signature of the first crime is on this one. But a deadly new element has been added - another murderer is imitating the first one's methods.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Night Watch

    • By trixie on 10-02-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Last Coyote

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Gary D. MacFadden
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Poisoned, hunted, a bounty placed on their heads, their pelts nailed to fence posts, the coyotes symbolize the heartless and brutal way in which man has made the West his own, as if nature had no place there. By decimating those species that seem to him inconvenient or wasteful or unprofitable, man has laid waste his own heritage, sown the seeds of a poisoned Earth, and gone far along in the destruction of his own humanity.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Aphrodite: Desperate Mission

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: James Seymour
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    This is the incredible story of the most incredible mission of World War II, born in desperation and carried out with foolhardy courage and at the cost of brave men's lives: Mission Aphrodite! A real-life, aerial Guns of Navarone scheme that called for volunteers to guide B-17 drone planes packed with explosives into the Nazi V-2 rocket bases.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Secret of Fire 5

    • By: Jack Olsen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Sidenstricker
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Fire 5 is a special roving unit which comes to the aid of other fire companies that run into trouble all over the city. Its story is told by one of the men of the unit, Charly Sprockett, and from the very first scene Jack Olsen hooks the listener with his remarkable ability to write dialogue that rings true and to create characters who jump to life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful on every front.

    • By Linda on 04-21-17

    Regular price: $19.95

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