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    • MatchUp

    • By: Lee Child - editor, Val McDermid, Charlaine Harris, and others
    • Narrated by: Laura Benanti, Dennis Boutsikaris, Gerard Doyle, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 295
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270

    In this incredible follow-up to the New York Times and USA Today best seller FaceOff, 22 of the world's most popular thriller writers come together for an unforgettable anthology. MatchUp takes the never-before-seen best seller pairings of FaceOff and adds a delicious new twist: gender. Eleven of the world's best female thriller writers, from Diana Gabaldon to Charlaine Harris, are paired with 11 of the world's best male thriller writers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • All but Two were worth the read

    • By Tim on 12-31-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Inherit the Dead

    • A Novel
    • By: Lee Child, Lisa Unger, C. J. Box, and others
    • Narrated by: Christopher Evan Welch
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 189
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 162
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 165

    Pericles "Perry" Christo is a P.I. with a past. A one-time NYPD homicide cop, Perry has been struggling since he lost his badge, and his marriage, in a notorious corruption scandal. So when wealthy Upper East Side matron Julia Drusilla calls him one cold February night, he jumps at the chance to work what seems to be a straightforward (and lucrative) case. Julia needs Perry to track down the whereabouts of her beautiful yet aimless daughter, Angelina, who is about to become a very wealthy young heiress.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Anti-climactic: Boring

    • By Shannon on 10-12-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • First Thrills

    • High-Octane Stories from the Hottest Thriller Authors
    • By: Lee Child (editor), Steve Berry (afterword), Stephen Coonts, and others
    • Narrated by: Jim Bond, Nick Podehl, Luke Daniels, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 51

    First Thrills will include never-before-published stories by New York Times best-selling authors including Lee Child, Stephen Coonts, Jeffery Deaver, Heather Graham, Joan Johnston, John Lescroart, Alex Kava and Deb Carlin, Michael Palmer (with Daniel James Palmer), Karin Slaughter, and Wendi Corsi Staub.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Good Anthology

    • By Ladyfire on 08-27-10

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Thriller

    • Stories to Keep You Up All Night
    • By: James Patterson (editor), Lee Child, James Grippando, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 18 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 359
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 143

    Featuring North America's foremost thriller authors, Thriller is the first collection of pure thriller stories ever published. Offering up heart-pumping tales of suspense in all its guises are 32 of the most critically acclaimed and award-winning names in the business. From the signature characters that made such authors as David Morrell and John Lescroart famous, to four of the hottest new voices in the genre, this blockbuster will tantalize and terrify.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • So - So

    • By Tim on 01-15-09

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Mystery Writers of America Presents Vengeance

    • By: Lee Child (author/editor), Dennis Lehane, Karin Slaughter, and others
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe, Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 120

    In our dangerous world, offenders cannot always be brought down by the justice system. When a different kind of justice is needed—swift, effective, and personal—a new type of avenger must take action. In Vengeance, best-selling author Lee Child, “a superb craftsman of suspense” ( Entertainment Weekly), presents 21 riveting stories from some of today’s top crime writers.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Two stories were excellent.

    • By Jane on 05-04-12

    Regular price: $18.86

    • Killer Year

    • Stories to Die For...
    • By: Lee Child - editor
    • Narrated by: David deVries, Christina Traister
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 79

    A collection of killer stories from some of today's hottest crime fiction writers, edited by grandmaster and #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child. Killer Year is a group of thirteen authors whose first novels were published in the year 2007. Now, each member of this widely-praised organization has written a story with his or her own unique twist on the world of crime.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • lackluster short stories

    • By Donna on 10-14-18

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Agents of Treachery

    • By: Otto Penzler (editor), Lee Child, James Grady, and others
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael, Peter Altschuler
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42

    For the first time ever, legendary editor Otto Penzler has handpicked some of the most respected and best-selling thriller writers working today for a riveting collection of spy fiction. From first to last, this stellar collection signals mission accomplished.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not as good as I'd hoped

    • By Terry Hensley on 06-28-11

    Regular price: $39.93

    • The Lineup

    • The World's Greatest Crime Writers Tell the Inside Story of Their Greatest Detectives
    • By: Otto Penzler (editor), Michael Connelly, Lee Child, and others
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson, Justine Eyre, John Lee
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 44

    A great recurring character in a series you love becomes an old friend. You learn about their strange quirks and their haunted pasts and root for them every time they face danger. But where do some of the most fascinating sleuths in the mystery and thriller world really come from? What was the real-life location that inspired Michael Connelly to make Harry Bosch a Vietnam vet tunnel rat? Why is Lee Child's Jack Reacher a drifter?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love the backstories on all the different novels!

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-24-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Like a Charm

    • By: Karin Slaughter (author/editor), Mark Billingham, Lee Child, and others
    • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Desire leaves a man destroyed.... A young girl's curiosity reveals secrets better left hidden.... An accidental encounter on a train ends violently.... Ambition leads to a curious exchange.... An uncanny likeness changes two lives forever.... Here is a novel in 16 chilling parts, linked by a glittering charm bracelet that brings misfortune to everyone who handles it. In Like a Charm, the cream of British and American crime writers combine for a must-have collection.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible book!

    • By Peet on 08-21-11

    Regular price: $23.96