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    • Nobody's Child

    • Georgia Davis, Book 4
    • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: Beth Richmond
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    A bloodstained note left for PI Georgia Davis reveals the shocking existence of a half-sister she never knew about. Her sister, Savannah, is pregnant and begging for Georgia's help. Determined to track her down, Georgia finds herself heading deep into the secretive and dangerous underworld of Chicago's illegal sex trafficking business. She soon discovers that trafficking is just a small part of the horrifying and deadly situation in which her new sister is caught up.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hellmann delivers another winner.

    • By Snoodely on 09-03-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Nice Girl Does Noir: A Collection of Short Stories

    • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: James Lewis, Robin Rowan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    A collection of 15 crime fiction short stories in print., some of them award-winners, by author Libby Fischer Hellmann. The collection is divided into two parts: The Ellie Foreman/Georgia Davis stories and Chicago Then and Now; Other Places, Other Times.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Taste of Delicious

    • By CasperMtn on 09-07-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • An Eye for Murder

    • An Ellie Foreman Mystery
    • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: Karyn O' Bryant
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 59

    August 1944. Prague is where the story begins, with a seemingly casual exchange. But in wartime, is any act, any one thing, trivial? Decades later, in contemporary Chicago, the consequences emerge through the medium of television. Documentary filmmaker Ellie Foreman gets a letter prompted by the success of her show Celebrate Chicago. One viewer was the elderly Ben Sinclair. When he suddenly dies, his landlady, Mrs. Fleischman, finds Ellie's name among his effects and writes to her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How Have I Not Heard of this Author Before???

    • By littlebear541 on 09-16-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • An Image of Death

    • Ellie Foreman Mysteries, Book 3
    • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: Nan McNamara
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    An Image of Death sees Ellie in the midst of producing another video documentary, financed by a successful Chicago real estate developer. But things take an unexpected turn one winter night when a mysterious package arrives anonymously on Ellie's doorstep. Inside, she finds a surveillance video apparently showing the murder of a young woman. Who was the victim, why was she murdered, and what is her connection to Ellie?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mystery At It's Best

    • By Lia on 11-22-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Doubleback

    • The Georgia Davis P.I. Series #2
    • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Doubleback, the sequel to the acclaimed Easy Innocence, reunites PI Georgia Davis with video producer Ellie Foreman. The two women track leads from Northern Wisconsin to an Arizona border town, where illegal immigrants, smuggled drugs, and an independent contractor called Delton Security come into play. Georgia and Ellie go to great lengths to find the truth, and Georgia discovers that you can cross a line, but sometimes you have to double back.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • "Money can't buy happiness but it sure is a start"

    • By Norma Miles on 06-07-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A Taste of Noir

    • A Collection of Four Short Stories From Nice Girl Does Noir
    • By: Harlan Hogan, Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: Pam Turlo
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A Taste of Noir includes four short stories from the collection Nice Girl Does Noir by Libby Fischer Hellmann. The stories in Taste include: “Detour” - This story, about a hit woman who takes out the wrong mark, was originally written for the These Guns for Hire (Bleak House, 2007) anthology and was one of Libby's first “noir” stories. “House Rules” - What happens when an average Midwestern couple hits Vegas?

    Regular price: $6.95

    • ToxiCity

    • The Georgia Davis PI Series, Book 3
    • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: Beth Richmond, Derek Shetterly
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    When three bodies turn up in rapid succession, all in landfills or waste disposal dumpsters, rookie cop Georgia Davis is drawn into the investigation. Teaming up with her detective boyfriend Matt and his friend, Detective Sergeant John Stone, Georgia must work out who's responsible for the killings, but there's little evidence to go on. The case also tests the strength of Georgia's relationship with Matt - complicating the situation is the daughter of a real estate mogul, who also happens to have her eye on Matt. Who's behind these gruesome killings?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tight, Gritty Grip on All Kinds of Melee

    • By Espanolish on 10-08-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Bitter Veil

    • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: Diane Piron-Gelman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    It all began with a line of Persian poetry . . . Anna and Nouri, both studying in Chicago, fall in love despite their very different backgrounds. Anna, who has never been close to her parents, is more than happy to return with Nouri to his native Iran, to be embraced by his wealthy family. Beginning their married life together in 1978, their world is abruptly turned upside down by the overthrow of the Shah, and the rise of the Islamic Republic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Impending Doom

    • By Snoodely on 01-27-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Easy Innocence

    • The Georgia Davis PI Series, Book 1
    • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: Beth Richmond
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    When pretty, smart Sara Long is found bludgeoned to death, it's easy to blame the man with the bat. But Georgia Davis - former cop and newly-minted PI - is hired to look into the incident at the behest of the accused's sister, and what she finds hints at a much different, much darker answer. It seems the privileged, preppy schoolgirls on Chicago's North Shore have learned just how much their innocence is worth to hot-under-the-collar businessmen.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Corruption, Greed, and Prostitution …

    • By Snoodely on 11-09-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Inocencia Facil: (Spanish version of Easy Innocence)

    • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: Maria Fernanda Rojas, Aldo Lumbia, On Air Productions
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    Cuando encuentran a la bella e inteligente Sara Long apaleada a muerte, es facil inculpar al hombre con el bate. Pero Georgia Davis, expolicia y recientemente convertida en investigadora privada, es contratada para indagar el incidente por peticion de la hermana del acusado, y lo que ella encuentra hace alusion a una respuesta diferente y mucho mas sombria.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Entretenida novela policiaca

    • By Mario on 11-23-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Havana Lost

    • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: James C. Lewis, Diane Piron-Gelman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    On the eve of the Cuban Revolution, headstrong 18-year-old Francesca Pacelli flees from her ruthless Mafia-boss father in Havana to the arms of her lover, a rebel fighting with Fidel Castro. Her father, desperate to send her to safety in the US, resorts to torture and blackmail as he searches the island for her. So begins the first part of a spellbinding saga that spans three generations of the same family. Decades later, the family is lured back to Cuba by the promise of untold riches.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Historical romance/strong women protagonists-Great

    • By PlantCrone on 10-20-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Set the Night on Fire

    • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: Diane Piron Gelman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    Someone is trying to kill Lila Hilliard. During the Christmas holidays she returns from running errands to find her family home in flames, her father and brother trapped inside. Later, she is attacked by a mysterious man on a motorcycle... and the threats don't end there. As Lila desperately tries to piece together who is after her and why, she uncovers information about her father's past in Chicago during the volatile days of the late 1960s... information he never shared with her, but now threatens to destroy her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Mystery / Thriller

    • By Snoodely on 11-04-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Jump Cut

    • The Ellie Foreman Mysteries, Book 5
    • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: Nan McNamara
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Hired to produce a candy-floss profile of Chicago-based aviation giant Delcroft, Ellie is dismayed when company VP Charlotte Hollander trashes the production and cancels the project. Ellie believes Hollander was spooked by shots of a specific man in the video footage. But when Ellie arranges to meet the man to find out why, he is killed by a subway train before they can talk. In the confusion, she finds a seemingly abandoned pack of cigarettes with a flash drive inside that belonged to the now-dead man.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heart Jumping Book

    • By Ahmapal72 on 05-17-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Picture of Guilt

    • An Ellie Foreman Mystery
    • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: Nan McNamara
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    The big news story in Chicago is the murder trial of Johnny Santoro, a dock worker whose girlfriend has been killed. Most Chicagoans are betting on a quick guilty verdict, but Ellie Foreman has doubts about his complicity - Santoro is strangely familiar to her. Checking back to the outtakes of a video project in progress while the murder took place, Ellie finds evidence that could save Santoro from a lifetime behind bars.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ellie Foreman Does It Again!

    • By Love2Read on 02-23-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Last Page

    • By: David J. Walker, Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: Mary Conway
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 8

    Barbara Adams, head of the Windbrook Library in suburban Chicago, has died, apparently from a fall down the stairs to the library's basement. But when Julia Fairbanks, her closest friend's daughter starts to poke around, she finds troubling emails that indicate Barbara was not the victim of a heart attack, but a vicious killer instead. Can Julia find the murderer? Or will she end up on The Last Page?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • First & Second story are good last one not so much

    • By MissSusie66 on 04-19-13

    Regular price: $14.95

    • La Habana Perdida [Havana Lost]

    • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann, Manuel Dominguez
    • Narrated by: Aldo Lumbia, Mavi Lacovara
    • Length: 15 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Un thriller en gran parte ambientado en Cuba, que se extiende por tres generaciones de la misma familia en vísperas de la revolución Cubana, la testaruda Francesca Pacelli, de 18 años de edad, huye de su despiadado padre, un jefe de la mafia en La Habana, a los brazos de su amante, un rebelde que lucha con Fidel Castro. Su padre, desesperado por enviarla a la seguridad en los Estados Unidos, recurre a la tortura y al chantaje para buscarla en la isla.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Lost Opportunity

    • By Espanolish on 10-22-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A Shot to Die For

    • An Ellie Foreman Mystery, Book 4
    • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: Mary Conway
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Returning from a video shoot at the Lodge, a newly renovated, upscale resort, Ellie Foreman befriends a woman who claims her ride abandoned her at a highway rest stop. But Ellie's kindness is brutally cut short when a pickup truck pulls up, the rear window opens, and the woman is shot dead. Even with her history of sleuthing, Ellie is not eager to get involved. Then the victims' family arrives and begs for information. When the second shooting occurs, Ellie decides to poke around on her own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • New crimes and old ones

    • By Barbara Tobey on 09-21-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • War, Spies & Bobby Sox

    • By: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    • Narrated by: Diane Piron-Gelman, Derek Shetterly
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    As World War II rages across Europe and the Pacific, its impact ripples through communities in the heartland of America. A farm girl is locked in a dangerous love triangle with two Germans soldiers held in an Illinois POW camp. Another German, a war refugee, is forced to risk her life spying on the developing Manhattan Project in Chicago. And espionage surrounds the disappearance of an actress from the thriving Jewish community of Chicago's Lawndale.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A glimpse of trying times during WWII in America

    • By Betsy on 10-09-17

    Regular price: $19.95