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    • 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 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narration ruins Sharon McCone

    • By Alpaca Lady on 08-11-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Breakers

    • A Sharon McCone Mystery, Book 34
    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Evans
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    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.  

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Reader’s voice

    • By Beverly J Hopoi on 08-18-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • The McCone Files

    • The Complete Sharon McCone Series
    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Susan Boyce
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    The McCone Files gathers all of Sharon's short cases into a single volume covering her entire career as staff investigator at All Souls Legal Cooperative in San Francisco. From the death of a clown in Diablo Valley to the disappearance of a young socialite on the Golden Gate Bridge, from the murder of a teenage gang leader in San Francisco to the drowning of an aged Japanese herb-gatherer, and from streets filled with juvenile runaways to the quietness of a mausoleum, Sharon investigates.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brings Back Memories

    • By Michelle, Kindle Reader on 11-09-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • 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

    • 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: $19.99

    • 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

    • The Color of Fear

    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Evans
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable Sharon McCone lacks sizzle of earlier novels

    • By Alpaca Lady on 09-14-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • 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 81
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 74

    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

    • 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

    • 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 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    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 Cavalier in White

    • Joanna Stark Mysteries, Book 1
    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Vaughn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 7

    Joanna Stark thought she had finally left her troubled past behind. After the death of her husband, she quit the San Francisco art security firm where she was a partner and retreated to the small California wine country town of Sonoma. But unexpectedly, in one rainy week before Thanksgiving, her carefully constructed world collapses. A Frans Hals painting, The Cavalier in White, is stolen from the M.H. de Young Museum.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't listen to horrible narration

    • By Melody on 07-13-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 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 50
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 47

    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 Plague of Thieves Affair

    • A Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery
    • By: Bill Pronzini, Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Meredith Mitchell, Mark Peckham
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Can the true identity of the Sherlock Holmes imposter be revealed at last? Sabina Carpenter and John Quincannon are no stranger to mysteries. In the five years since they opened Carpenter and Quinncannon, Professional Detective Services, they have solved dozens, but one has eluded even them: Sherlock Holmes or, rather, the madman claiming his identity who keeps showing up with a frustrating - though admittedly useful - knack for solving difficult cases.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Looking for Yesterday

    • A Sharon McCone Mystery, Book 33
    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Laura Hicks
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • 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

    • The Ever-Running Man

    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Sharon McCone is hired by her husband's security firm to track down the "ever-running man", who has been setting off explosive devices at their various offices. She doesn't have to look for long. When McCone narrowly escapes an explosion in her apartment building, she catches a glimpse of his retreating figure. The ever-running man is dangerously close - and it seems that anyone connected to the firm is within his deadly range.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Pulleeeeeese!

    • By Nina on 11-27-07

    Regular price: $22.37

    • Both Ends of the Night

    • A Sharon McCone Mystery
    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Jean Reed Bahle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    A full-fledged pilot for several years, Sharon McCone is due for the biannual flight review required by the FAA. Her former flight instructor, Matty Wildress, invites her to fly up to the small Sonoma County town of Los Alegres for the evaluation. The test isn't due for several months, however, and McCone suspects Matty has more than safe flying on her mind.

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Pennies on a Dead Woman’s Eyes

    • Sharon McCone Mysteries, Book 13
    • By: Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Susan Boyce
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    It looked like a lost cause. Convicted of a brutal society murder in 1956, Lis Benedict had served a long sentence and just been released from jail. Then in a last desperate attempt to clear the Benedict name, her daughter Judy convinces All Souls Legal Cooperative to take her mother's case before the Historical Tribunal. Sharon McCone loves a challenge but has little affection for the cold and unlikable Lis. Then, suddenly, the woman in question is dead, a vicious threat is scrawled in red paint across the front of Sharon’s house, and San Francisco’s number-one private investigator is following a fresh trail of death.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • 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 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    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

    • The Spook Lights Affair

    • A Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Bill Pronzini, Marcia Muller
    • Narrated by: Mark Peckham, Meredith Mitchell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    A debutante's missing body, murder most foul, and weird spectrallights in the fog make for a thrilling gas light-era tale of mystery and detection. In 1895 San Francisco young debutantes don't commit suicide at festive parties, particularly not under the eye of Sabina Carpenter. But Virginia St. Ives evidently did, leaping from a foggy parapet in a shimmer of ghostly light.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A pleasure to listen to

    • By iBeth on 03-20-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Murder to Go

    • Murder Mysteries
    • By: Sara Paretsky, Barbara Paul, Wendy Hornsby, and others
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bain, Ed McMahon, Paula Prentiss
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Bite into this delectable collection of "whodunits" from some of today's hottest mystery writers. Whet your appetite with Sara Paretsky's "Skin Deep," in which V.I. "Vic" Warshawski takes on a chi-chi salon after one of its clients turns up dead. For your next course, try Wendy Hornsby's award-winning "Nine Sons," a country schoolteacher's recollection of a gifted student whose farm life was more troubled than it seemed.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • an ok listen

    • By Charlene on 08-06-07

    Regular price: $17.47

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