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    • The Breakers

    • A Sharon McCone Mystery, Book 34
    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Evans
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On a foggy summer morning, private investigator Sharon McCone receives a call from her former neighbors, the Curleys. Their usually dependable daughter Chelle hasn't been answering their calls for weeks. Would Sharon check on her? Sharon arranges to visit the building Chelle had been living in and rehabbing in southwest San Francisco. Once it was a nightclub and bar, she learns, and a favorite destination for the city's elite during Prohibition. But there's something sinister about the space, and Sharon quickly discovers why.  

    Regular price: $28.50

    • The Color of Fear

    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Evans
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    A knock on the door in the middle of the night. It can only be bad news, and it is: Sharon's father, Elwood, has been the victim of a vicious, racially motivated attack. A nationally recognized Shoshone Indian artist, he'd been visiting Sharon for the holidays, browsing for gifts in San Francisco's exclusive Marina District, when he was set upon by a mob of angry young men. Now Elwood lies in a coma, hovering between life and death.

    Regular price: $28.50

    • The Broken Promise Land

    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Jean Reed Bahle
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Ricky Savage is Sharon McCone's brother-in-law, and the hottest country singer in the business. He's on top professionally, but hitting rock bottom in his personal life. His longtime marriage to Sharon's sister, Charlene, is breaking up, forcing him to question if it was all worth it: the struggle, hard times, and hopes of stardom that finally came true. Even worse, Ricky has been getting anonymous letters threatening not only himself, but also his children.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the Best

    • By Me & My Girls on 04-16-14

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Edwin of the Iron Shoes

    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Laura Hicks
    • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 71

    It's Sharon McCone's first case as staff investigator for All Souls Legal Cooperative. She knows nothing about antiques, yet she has an affection for Salem Street with its charming mix of antique and curio shops. Now elderly dealer Joan Albritton has been found dead, stabbed with an antique dagger. Her neighbors are shocked. Recurring vandalism has them frightened. Ferreting out the facts will take Sharon from the chaotic jumble of the junk dealer's establishment to a museum where San Francisco's most elegant socialites gather.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The Beginning of a Long Run

    • By Me & My Girls on 07-20-14

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Deadly Housewives

    • By: Sara Paretsky, Nevada Barr, Marcia Muller, and others
    • Narrated by: Shannon Engemann, Henrietta Tiefenthaler
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Wisteria Lane has nothing on these grandes dames of mystery. In the expert hands of two of the mystery world's top storytellers, being a housewife takes on a whole new meaning.These two never-before-published stories by Nevada Barr and Sara Paretsky explore the dark side of the housewife psyche and are guaranteed to delight.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed

    • By Susan on 04-13-08

    Regular price: $10.47

    • Someone Always Knows

    • The Sharon McCone Mysteries, Book 34
    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Laura Hicks
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    Settled in to their new home after they lost their house in a fire, and fully established in their new shared offices, private investigator Sharon McCone and her business partner husband, Hy, are finally starting to feel comfortable. That calm is shattered when Hy's former colleague, Gage Renshaw - a shady troublemaker whom they presumed dead - reappears, and it's unclear what he wants from his prosperous former associate.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story terrible narration

    • By Diane on 08-21-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Greatest Western Stories of the 20th Century

    • By: Louis L'Amour, Brian Garfield, Donald Hamilton, and others
    • Narrated by: Burt Reynolds, Juice Newton
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    The most renowned American authors in Western fiction are brought together in one bang 'em-up, shoot-it-out collection! Including titles by Louis L'Amour, Brian Garfield, Marcia Muller, Bill Pronzini, Thomas Thompson, John M. Cunningham, Chad Oliver, Donald Hamilton, Loren D. Estleman and Owen Wister.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expected

    • By Rick on 06-10-08

    Regular price: $11.34

    • The Bughouse Affair

    • A Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Bill Pronzini, Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan, Meredith Mitchell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 46

    In The Bughouse Affair, this first of a new series of lighthearted historical mysteries set in 1890s San Francisco, former Pinkerton operative Sabina Carpenter and her detective partner, ex-Secret Service agent John Quincannon, undertake what initially appear to be two unrelated investigations. Sabina's case involves the hunt for a ruthless lady "dip" who uses fiendish means to relieve her victims of their valuables at Chutes Amusement Park and other crowded places. Quincannon, meanwhile, is after a slippery housebreaker who targets the homes of wealthy residents.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terrific, engaging detective story!

    • By Patrick on 01-27-13

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Cheshire Cat's Eye

    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Laura Hicks
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    To tourists, bay-windowed Victorian mansions are quaint, peaceful symbols of old San Francisco, but on the secluded hill above Steiner Street, the gingerbread has sparked a bitter battle. Ambitious developers are pushing for restoration and residents are fighting for their homes… until a controversial restorationist is found dead on the job, awash in garish housepaint. Private investigator Sharon McCone is called in only to discover a second bitter feud, this time between the developers and members of the city's powerful architectural community.

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Trophies and Dead Things

    • A Sharon McCone Mystery
    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Laura Hicks
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    When a former sixties radical is murdered during a string of random sniper attacks, the All Souls Legal Cooperative must settle his surprisingly large estate. Then private investigator Sharon McCone comes across a new will, made just days before he died, that disinherits his two children in favor of four unknown and unconnected parties. McCone sifts through Perry Hilderly’s belongings but finds little to explain this puzzling change. That is, until she uncovers a .357 with the serial number burned off.

    Regular price: $23.77

    • Ask the Cards a Question

    • Sharon McCone #2
    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Laura Hicks
    • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    There's trouble in Sharon McCone's quiet San Francisco apartment building. Madame Anya, with her cards, her tamed crow, and her candles, had predicted evil for Molly Antonio. Linnea Carraway, drinking heavily and careening in the wake of a divorce, had argued with her. Now the sweet, elderly lady lies dead in her apartment. Linnea, last to see Molly alive, is the prime suspect and if Sharon means to clear her best friend, she has to find the murderer fast.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Finding a Lost Classic

    • By Mystery Addict on 10-06-11

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Dangerous Ladies Affair

    • A Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery, Book 5
    • By: Bill Pronzini, Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Mark Peckham, Meredith Mitchell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    When a pleasant afternoon's bicycling through Golden Gate Park with a friend ends with the revelation of threatening letters, followed by a gunshot in a mansion garden, Sabina Carpenter knows this is a case that demands her immediate and undivided attention. The questions her partner John Quincannon has to unravel are not difficult: Wrixton, a wealthy banker, has met his extortionist's first demand, but the order to pay another $5,000 is too much to face. The banker's real problem is something he doesn't want to reveal.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Night Searchers

    • A Sharon McCone Mystery, Book 31
    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Laura Hicks
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    When new clients Jay and Camilla Givens come to Sharon McCone with Camilla's stories of devil worshippers performing human sacrifices in San Francisco, the detective is skeptical, to say the least. However, when she discovers that Jay is involved with the treasure hunting group the Night Searchers, she starts looking into what exactly he and the other participants are up to after dark. As she digs deeper into the Searchers, Sharon joins their ranks in order to find out more - while someone is searching for her.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Two In A Row

    • By Me & My Girls on 07-14-14

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Listen to the Silence

    • Sharon McCone #21
    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Kathy Garver
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    After Sharon McCone's father dies of a sudden heart attack, she immediately heads to San Diego to scatter his ashes and clear out his house. In a box of legal papers, she finds a 1959 petition for adoption of a child called Baby Girl Smith - an infant who, from the day of adoption, has been known as Sharon Elizabeth McCone. No one in Sharon's family will discuss the adoption, so she begins her own search for the truth. Her quest takes her deep into Indian country, to the Flathead Reservation in Montana.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Secrets Revealed

    • By Me & My Girls on 06-05-14

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Vanishing Point

    • Sharon McCone #23
    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Sharon McCone has chosen a guy who respects her as a professional and shares her passions. But living together in her beloved little house on Church Street may be another matter entirely. The looming crisis of who will compromise first is delayed when Hy heads out of town on business and McCone dives into one of her most baffling cases yet - the disappearance of Laurel Greenwood, who vanished twenty-two years before without a trace.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book in the long-running series

    • By Malena on 12-05-12

    Regular price: $23.07

    • There's Nothing to Be Afraid Of

    • A Sharon McCone Mystery, Book 7
    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Laura Hicks
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    The Globe Apartments, six stories of decaying brick and concrete, rises above San Francisco's volatile Tenderloin district. The seedy former hotel, once a haven for the city's down and out, now houses Vietnamese families striving to improve their lives. But private eye Sharon McCone believes that someone from the Tenderloin's shadowy underworld is determined to drive the newcomers out.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sharon McCone mystery, 7th in the series.

    • By Kathleen on 08-26-12

    Regular price: $15.36

    • There Hangs the Knife

    • Joanna Stark Mysteries, Book 2
    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Vaughn
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Joanna Stark can't seem to forgive and forget; what happened 20 years ago still plagues her. She knows the only way it can be resolved is if she gets her revenge. So she devises an intricately-plotted plan to entrap and expose Anthony Parducci, an art thief who also happens to be her worst enemy and a man who once, a long time ago, she truly cared about.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Looking for Yesterday

    • A Sharon McCone Mystery, Book 33
    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Laura Hicks
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    Three years ago, Caro Warrick was acquitted for the murder of her best friend, Amelia Bettecourt, but the lingering doubts of everyone around Caro is adversely affecting her life. Sharon McCone is confident that she can succeed where other detectives have failed (though at times it's hard to shake her own misgivings about what happened), but when Caro is brutally beaten right at Sharon's doorstep, the investigation takes on a whole new course. How many more people remain at risk until Amelia's murderer is finally caught? This audio includes a bonus McCone story, "Skeleton in the Closet"!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator needs to practice

    • By William on 04-02-13

    Regular price: $15.36

    • A Walk Through the Fire

    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    P.I. Sharon McCone is sick and tired of San Francisco's persistent rainy weather, so she jumps at the chance to investigate the sabotage of a movie being filmed on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. The documentary is based on the writings of Elson Wellbright, a descendant of a missionary family and scholar of Hawaiian culture and history. Wellbright's son is bankrolling the project and has angered many members of the family, who aren't anxious for the film to be completed.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Don't like this narration

    • By Susan Chesney on 01-02-10

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Games to Keep the Dark Away

    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Laura Hicks
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Picture Salmon Bay: an isolated, run-down northern California village, home to an idle fleet of fishing boats, a deserted amusement park, and a handful of secretive, even hostile residents. When private investigator Sharon McCone arrives in search of one of the town's wayward daughters, the trail leads to the thriving resort of Port San Marco. McCone believes that the missing woman, a former social worker named Jane Anthony, was involved in the suspicious deaths of three terminally ill patients at an exclusive hospice.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thank you Audible

    • By Mystery Addict on 02-03-12

    Regular price: $13.96

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