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    • The Ways of the Dead

    • By: Neely Tucker
    • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 37
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      4 out of 5 stars 33
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      4 out of 5 stars 33

    When the teenage daughter of a powerful Washington, D.C., judge is found dead, three local black kids are arrested for her murder - but reporter Sully Carter suspects there's more to the case. From the city's grittiest backstreets to the elegant halls of power, wry yet wounded Sully pursues a string of cold cases, all the while fighting against pressure from government officials, police, suspicious locals, and his own bosses at the newspaper.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to shut off!

    • By Tonia on 06-03-18

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Murder, D.C.

    • A Novel
    • By: Neely Tucker
    • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    When Billy Ellison, the son of Washington, DC's most influential African American family, is found dead in the Potomac near a violent drug haven, veteran metro reporter Sully Carter knows it's time to start asking some serious questions - no matter what the consequences. With the police unable to find a lead and pressure mounting for Sully to abandon the investigation, he has a hunch that there is more to the case than a drug deal gone bad or a tale of family misfortune.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great info on history of DC in a great murder mystery

    • By CatWoman on 12-05-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Love in the Driest Season

    • A Family Memoir
    • By: Neely Tucker
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Foreign correspondent Neely Tucker and his wife, Vita, arrived in Zimbabwe in 1997. After witnessing firsthand the devastating consequences of AIDS on the population, especially the children, the couple started volunteering at an orphanage that was desperately underfunded and short-staffed. One afternoon, a critically ill infant was brought to the orphanage from a village outside the city. She'd been left to die in a field on the day she was born.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • batter than 5 stars

    • By reggie p on 03-01-05

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Only the Hunted Run

    • By: Neely Tucker
    • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    In the doldrums of a broiling Washington summer, a madman goes on a shooting rampage in the Capitol building. Sully Carter is at the scene and witnesses the carnage firsthand and files the first and most detailed account of the massacre. The shooter, Terry Waters, is still on the loose and becomes obsessed with Sully, luring the reporter into the streets of DC during the manhunt.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love Sully Carter!

    • By Lisa H Griffin on 10-31-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Whatever Happened to Bobbie Gentry? In Search of Country Music's Great Vanished Star

    • By: Neely Tucker
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    "Whatever Happened to Bobbie Gentry? In Search of Country Music's Great Vanished Star" is from the June 2, 2016 Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Neely Tucker and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Love in the Driest Season

    • A Family Memoir
    • By: Neely Tucker
    • Narrated by: Neely Tucker
    • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Foreign correspondent Neely Tucker and his wife, Vita, arrived in Zimbabwe in 1997. After witnessing firsthand the devastating consequences of AIDS on the population, especially the children, the couple started volunteering at an orphanage that was desperately underfunded and short-staffed. One afternoon, a critically ill infant was brought to the orphanage from a village outside the city. She'd been left to die in a field on the day she was born.

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Murder, D.C.

    • A Sully Carter Novel
    • By: Neely Tucker
    • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    When Billy Ellison, the son of Washington, DC’s most influential African-American family, is found dead in the Potomac near a violent drug haven, veteran metro reporter Sully Carter knows it’s time to start asking some serious questions - no matter what the consequences. With the police unable to find a lead and pressure mounting for Sully to abandon the investigation, he has a hunch that there is more to the case than a drug deal gone bad or a tale of family misfortune.

    Regular price: $19.62

    • The Ways of the Dead

    • By: Neely Tucker
    • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    True Detective meets House of Cards in the electrifying first novel of a new crime series from a veteran Washington, D.C. reporter. The body of the teenage daughter of a powerful Federal judge is discovered in a dumpster in a bad neighbourhood of Washington, DC. It is murder, and the local police immediately arrest the three nearest black kids, bad boys from a notorious gang.

    Regular price: $26.19