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    • The Forgiven

    • A Novel
    • By: Lawrence Osborne
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In this stylish, haunting novel, journalist and novelist Lawrence Osborne explores the reverberations of a random accident on the lives of Moroccan Muslims and Western visitors who converge on a luxurious desert villa for a decadent weekend-long party.   

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Only to Sleep

    • A Philip Marlowe Novel
    • By: Lawrence Osborne
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 128

    The year is 1988. The place, Baja California. And Philip Marlowe - now in his 72nd year - is living out his retirement in the terrace bar of the La Fonda hotel. Sipping margaritas, playing cards, his silver-tipped cane at the ready. When in saunter two men dressed like undertakers, with a case that has his name written all over it. For Marlowe, this is his last roll of the dice, his swan song. His mission is to investigate the death of Donald Zinn - supposedly drowned off his yacht, and leaving behind a much younger and now very rich wife. But is Zinn actually alive?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant resurrection of greatest detective in US fiction

    • By R. G. Shalhoub on 07-28-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Hunters in the Dark

    • By: Lawrence Osborne
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hogan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    From the novelist the New York Times compares to Paul Bowles, Evelyn Waugh, and Ian McEwan, an evocative new work of literary suspense. Adrift in Cambodia, Robert Grieve - pushing 30 and eager to sidestep a life of quiet desperation as a small-town teacher - decides to go AWOL. As he crosses the border from Thailand, he tests the threshold of a new future.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Graham Greene

    • By Foxhuntingman on 02-26-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Beautiful Animals

    • A Novel
    • By: Lawrence Osborne
    • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 99

    On a hike during a white-hot summer break on the Greek island of Hydra, Naomi and Samantha make a startling discovery: a man named Faoud, sleeping heavily, exposed to the elements, but still alive. As the two women learn more about the man, a migrant from Syria and a casualty of the crisis raging across the Aegean Sea, their own burgeoning friendship intensifies. But when their seemingly simple plan to help Faoud unravels, all must face the horrific consequences they have set in motion.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • please offer more of this author's books

    • By S. Liskey on 07-20-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Only to Sleep

    • By: Lawrence Osborne
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    The year is 1988. The place, Baja California. Private Investigator Philip Marlowe - now in his 72nd year - has been living out his retirement in the terrace bar of the La Fonda hotel. Sipping margaritas, playing cards, his silver-tipped cane at the ready. When in saunter two men dressed like undertakers. With a case that has his name written all over it.    

    Regular price: $21.81