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    • Killer of Her Husband's Secretary

    • The 1935 Love Triangle Ire of Etta Reisman (A Historical True Crime Short)
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Wendy Almeida
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On the morning of August 14, 1935, Virginia Seigh, an attractive 23-year-old secretary, was shot and killed as she stood in the driveway of a home in Queens, New York. Her murderer was Mrs. Etta Reisman, the 35-year-old wife of Arthur Reisman, a 42-year-old well-to-do owner of a beauty salon chain. The previous day, Reisman had confessed to his wife he had fallen in love with Miss Seigh - his secretary, who had resided with the Reismans for seven years - and wanted a separation. This did not set well with Etta, who felt totally betrayed by her husband and their house guest.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Murder of the U.S. Attorney

    • Congressman Sickles' Crime of Passion in 1859 (A Historical True Crime Short)
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Wendy Almeida
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Award-winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers, best-selling author of Murder at the Pencil Factory, delivers again in the gripping historical true-crime audio short, Murder of the U.S. Attorney: Congressman Sickles' Crime of Passion in 1859.   

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging true crime account of historic murder

    • By Fascinatingbooks on 07-31-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Murderess on the Loose

    • The 1922 Hammer Wrath of Clara Phillips (A Historical True Crime Short)
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Lauren Billingsley
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On the evening of Wednesday, July 12, 1922, Los Angeles, California, was the scene of a shocking and deadly assault. The victim was an attractive 21-year-old widow named Alberta Meadows. Her death came as the result of a vicious hammer and boulder attack on a twisting dirt road at the bottom of a hill in the subdivision of Montecito Heights on the city's northeast side. 

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Willa's Halloween Adventure

    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Jen Gunnerson
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Willa's Halloween Adventure is a fun children's book about Willa Witchley who lives in the town of Halloween Hills, Oregon, and becomes a witch just in time for Halloween. Willa and her kitten, Kiki, hop on a broomstick and go on a Halloween night adventure, encountering various other Halloween characters along the way.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Sex Slave Murders

    • The Chilling Story of Serial Killers Fred & Rosemary West, A True Crime Short
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: John Eastman
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 8
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    The gripping tale chronicles the lives of Britain's most infamous husband and wife serial killers couple. Over the course of two decades, Fred and Rosemary West murdered more than a dozen young females. Most of the murders were sexually motivated and took place at the couple's house of horrors on 25 Cromwell Street in Gloucester, in South West England. Only when the killers were brought to justice did their murderous reign of rape, torture, bondage, and terror come to an end.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Masters of True Crime

    • Chilling Stories of Murder and the Macabre
    • By: R. Barri Flowers (editor)
    • Narrated by: Tara Ochs, James Edward Thomas
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
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      4 out of 5 stars 73
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      4 out of 5 stars 74

    Spanning murder cases from the beginning of the 20th century to today, this is a must-hear for fans of true crime and will also be compelling to mystery and thriller listeners. The contributors include Harold Schechter, Katherine Ramsland, Carol Anne Davis, Burl Barer, and other leading writers in this genre. Each of the 17 contributors draws on his or her own strengths, backgrounds, interests, and research skills to describe, in a vivid narrative, not only the facts of each notorious case but also the terrible emotions and macabre circumstances surrounding the crimes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Listened to it from start to finish!

    • By Robin on 05-14-16

    Regular price: $34.95

    • The Sex Slave Murders

    • The True Story of Serial Killers Gerald & Charlene Gallego
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Barbara Whitesides
    • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 47
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    A marriage made in hell.... Barely five feet tall, sweet and innocent looking, Charlene Gallego used all of her charms to beguile pretty teenage girls and young women into the back of a van, where her lethal husband, Gerald, lay waiting. A killer couple bound together by secrets, lies, and sex slave fantasies... Married multiple times and still in his early 30s, Gerald Gallego found the perfect companion in Charlene. Over a grisly period of twenty-six months, their bloody and brutal rampage of kidnapping, rape, and murder spanned three states and claimed 11 lives.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Save Yourself the Time and Watch the Video

    • By Keith on 12-10-12

    Regular price: $18.49

    • Mass Murder in the Sky

    • The Bombing of Flight 629 (Historical True Crime Short)
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Doug Poling
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 10
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      3 out of 5 stars 9
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      3 out of 5 stars 10

    Mass Murder in the Sky: The Bombing of Flight 629 is a 7,063 word historical true crime piece about mass killer, Jack Gilbert Graham. It tells the shocking story of hatred, revenge, mass murder, terrorism, and a bizarre dynamite bomb Christmas gift that brought a plane down in the Colorado sky more than half a century ago, killing all forty-four passengers and crew, and the intense investigation that resulted in bringing the killer to justice and paying the ultimate price for his brutal crimes.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • EH

    • By alice on 04-26-12

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Murder on Kaanapali Beach

    • Leila Kahana Mysteries, Book 2
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Jane Boyer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Maui County homicide detective and composite sketch artist Leila Kahana and her new partner, Detective Jonny Chung, take on the case of a beautiful college instructor found murdered on the island's famed Kaanapali Beach, even as Leila continues to be haunted by a frustrating case of serial murder.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Complex detective mystery in a beautiful locale

    • By Leslie F. on 04-10-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Teen Ghost at Dead Lake

    • A Young Adult Haunted House Mystery
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Pamela Lorence
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    When sixteen-year-old Paige Preston and her mother relocated to Dead Lake, Michigan, they were unaware that a seventeen-year-old previous resident of their house had killed himself by jumping off a cliff into the lake six months earlier. But was it really suicide? Noah Snyder is a ghost. At least he thinks so. Only he's not sure how he died. He recruits the cute Paige to help him get to the bottom of the mystery so he can move on.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My pre-teen couldn't stop listening!

    • By Emme on 10-10-14

    Regular price: $18.49

    • The Wrong End of a Gun

    • A Noir Mystery Short
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: John Eastman
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    The Wrong End of a Gun is a modern day noir mystery short by bestselling novelist R. Barri Flowers. When a man meets a beautiful blonde woman, his dream turns into a nightmare in which there may be no escape.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Serial Killers and Prostitutes

    • True Crime Series, Book 1
    • By: R. Barri Flowers, RJ Parker
    • Narrated by: Don Kline
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Serial Killers and Prostitutes taps into the best-selling author's expertise on serial murderers and sex trade workers in offering an in-depth look at four noteworthy cases in which the two worlds collide.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Terror in East Lansing: The Michigan State University Serial Killer

    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: James Edward Thomas
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    In the late 1970s, a serial killer prowled the campus of Michigan State University, terrorizing students and faculty alike. Donald Miller was a graduate of MSU's renowned School of Criminal Justice, but somehow went awry and turned into a monster, targeting pretty coeds for sexual assault and murder. Miller's victims included his ex-fiancée. Only after the killer was brought to justice could the campus return to normal, as a place for education and enjoyment. Donald Miller's path from promising criminal justice grad to deadly criminal is chronicled in this riveting short.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Deadly Defense

    • Grace Gaynor Christian Mysteries, Book 1
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Jane Boyer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Three years ago, Miami defense attorney Grace Gaynor was the victim of a violent sexual assault in which she killed her attacker. She has been undergoing therapy to deal with the trauma. When her therapist Doctor Austin Winchester, whom she had begun to develop feelings for, is arrested and charged with the violent murder of her friend Kara Pedrosa, Grace reluctantly takes on his case for her law firm of Kendall, Francois, and Larosa.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exciting suspenseful listen

    • By Cyn on 12-17-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Murder of the Horse Trainer’s Rival: The Bitter Breakup of Buddy Jacobson and the Model (A Historical True Crime Short)

    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Lauren Billingsley
    • Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On August 6, 1978, firefighters discovered the charred remains of a body inside a wooden crate, set ablaze in an empty lot in the Bronx, New York. The male decedent had been worked over, stabbed, and shot multiple times. The victim was identified as John “Jack” Tupper, a restaurateur, age 34. His killer turned out to be 48-year-old Howard “Buddy” Jacobson, who at one time was the country's leading Thoroughbred horse trainer. The shocking act of violence was the result of a classic love triangle turned deadly. 

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Serial Killer Couples

    • Bonded by Sexual Depravity, Abduction, and Murder
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Mark Huff
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 22
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 21
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    Serial Killer Couples: Bonded by Sexual Depravity, Abduction, and Murder chronicles the true crimes of sexually motivated serial killers who are intimates. In this latest true crime book from award-winning, best-selling criminologist R. Barri Flowers, nine gripping tales examine killer couples from America, England, and Canada whose murderous reigns of terror knows no end till they were brought to justice.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • High school b&w movie

    • By Laura on 06-23-12

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Vandals

    • A Collection of Young Adult Horror-Suspense Tales
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Tracy Hundley
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Vandals: A Collection of Young Adult Horror-Suspense Tales includes four spine-tingling young adult tales of horror and suspense from the Vandals series by bests-selling author R. Barri Flowers. In each gripping story, teen vandals are left to deal with the frightening consequences of their actions.

    • A Collection of Young Adult Horror-Suspense Tales
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Tracy Hundley
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Release date: 10-29-14
    • 4 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Dead at the Saddleworth Moor

    • The Crimes of Serial Killers Ian Brady & Myra Hindley, A True Crime Short
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Anjna Patel
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
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      3 out of 5 stars 9
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      3 out of 5 stars 9

    In this frightening tale of dark fantasies, pornography, rape, and murder, British serial killers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley targeted children in the early 1960s - killing five and burying most of them in the Saddleworth Moor in Northern England - before being brought to justice. Included as a bonus is a complete true crime short, The Sunset Strip Killers, about serial killers Douglas Clark and Carol Mary Bundy, who targeted runaways and prostitutes in Hollywood, California in 1980 for rape, torture and murder.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Way too short

    • By Donna on 01-19-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Murders In The United States

    • Crimes, Killers And Victims Of The Twentieth Century
    • By: R. Barri Flowers, H. Loraine Flowers
    • Narrated by: Dave Wright
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
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    From the assassination of President William McKinley on September 6, 1901, to the mass killing at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999, the 20th century saw many murderous events that are difficult to contemplate but have become a part of the national history. This reference book is divided into three parts. Part One, arranged chronologically, details 53 of the most famous murder cases of the 20th century in the United States.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A lot of info.

    • By molly on 06-12-14

    Regular price: $23.94

    • Murdered by the King of Western Swing

    • The Beating Death of Ella Mae Cooley in 1961 (A Historical True Crime Short)
    • By: R. Barri Flowers
    • Narrated by: Ken Solin
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    On April 3, 1961, 38-year-old former vocalist Ella Mae Cooley was beaten to death in her home in Willow Springs, an unincorporated area located in Kern County, California. The cruelty of the crime was shocking to local residents in the normally idyllic community. A greater shock was that the murder was committed by the victim's 50-year-old husband, Donnell Clyde Cooley, a well-known big-band leader, musician, actor, host of a television variety show, and businessman. See how this tragic story of celebrity, suspicion, and homicidal rage unfolds in the historical crime of passion.

    Regular price: $6.95

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