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    • Black Mask 8: The Sound of the Shot - and Other Crime Fiction from the Legendary Magazine

    • By: Otto Penzler (editor), Dale Clark, Frederick C. Davis, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone, Peter Ganim, David Ledoux, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    From its launch in 1920 until its demise in 1951, the magazine Black Mask published pulp crime fiction. The first hard-boiled detective stories appeared on its pages. Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner, and John D. MacDonald all got their start in Black Mask. The urban crime stories that appeared in Black Mask helped to shape American culture. Modern computer games, films, and television are rooted in the fiction popularized by the magazine.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Sign of Life

    • A Story of Family, Tragedy, Music, and Healing
    • By: Hilary Williams, M. B. Roberts
    • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins, Robin Miles
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Just after noon on a spring day in 2006, aspiring singer-songwriter Hilary Williams and her sister Holly - the granddaughters of country legend Hank Williams and daughters of country music star Hank Williams, Jr. - were driving through Mississippi down a rural stretch of Route 61 on their way to their grandfather’s funeral. Suddenly, the front wheel of the truck became caught in one of the many deep ruts and gravel lining the road, causing the vehicle and its passengers to flip over several times, crushing steel and breaking fragile bones as it crashed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • was better than I expected

    • By Sheila on 12-12-15

    Regular price: $19.95