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    • Punctured

    • A Las Vegas Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Rex Kusler
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 52

    When Jim Snow gets a panicked call from his sister, Karen, he knows something is terribly wrong. After all, he hasn’t seen Karen in two years, despite the fact that the siblings live a mere three miles apart. But now Karen’s estranged husband has been murdered, and she is the number-one suspect. After all, she stood to collect on her husband’s life insurance, just as she did for her last two husbands when they died. Luckily, she has a brother who is a Las Vegas homicide detective.… At least, he was before he quit the force to become a full-time poker player.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Old fashioned detective story

    • By Linda on 07-03-14

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Ashes to Dust

    • Las Vegas Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Rex Kusler
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    When Jack Roberts walks into the James & James Detective Agency, co-owner Alice James can hardly believe her luck. The body of Roberts’s daughter, Laura, a Las Vegas cocktail waitress, was found just days before, bashed over the head and set ablaze in the Nevada desert. It is a horrific crime - and cracking it could mean big business for James & James. There’s no shortage of suspects to keep them busy; everyone, from the victim’s obsessive ex-boyfriend, her mentally unbalanced tenant, her temperamental roommate, her shady fiancé, and even her volatile father, is under suspicion. But can the partners do what the police couldn’t?

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Desert Drop

    • Las Vegas Mystery Series, Book 3
    • By: Rex Kusler
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Private investigator and former homicide detective Alice James was just six months old when her father, Leon Stapper, abandoned his family. Forty years later, Alice has convinced herself she’s over it - until her half sister, Corina, calls her up and wants to meet. But before Alice and Corina can get acquainted, everything goes terribly, tragically wrong. Determined to uncover the truth behind what happened to her sister, Alice calls in reinforcements: Jim Snow, her partner in Las Vegas’s James & James Detective Agency.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellence

    • By Sidonie on 05-04-16

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Snow Adrift

    • A Las Vegas Mystery, Book 4
    • By: Rex Kusler
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Former Las Vegas homicide detective Jim Snow's luck has been going from bad to worse, spurred by a series of rash decisions and a quickly developing mid-life crisis. He quit the force a few years ago to play poker for a living and has been losing steadily for months. His money is running out - and so is his live-in girlfriend.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Funny, Witty if You have been to LV

    • By OG on 03-21-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Smashed

    • Las Vegas Mystery, Book 5
    • By: Rex Kusler
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Private eyes Jim Snow and Alice James are baffled by their new client, Cassie Lane, a buxom casino slot technician who hires them to investigate the murder of her ex-lover, Billy Ryan. Billy, a professional horseplayer, has been shot outside his home after a night at the casino with his friend Dean Kale. Later, his stolen car strikes and kills a pregnant teen in a hit-and-run not far from the scene of his murder.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not everyone talks like a 40 something retired cop

    • By blueskies982 on 10-06-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Family

    • By: Rex Kusler
    • Narrated by: Simeon Roos
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 8

    Every family has a skeleton in its closet, but Shane Hall and his relatives have a cemetery’s worth. With no job, no home, and nowhere else to turn, Shane moves back to his rural South Dakota hometown to stay with his extended family. On the surface, it seems like a good move. Everyone is welcoming and eager to help Shane get back on his feet. His cousins even offer him a high-paying job in the family’s salvage business. With his girlfriend, Katie, by his side, Shane should be feeling confident about the future, but it’s not long before he finds out that his newfound security comes at a very high price.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Creepy Content - Not in a Good Way

    • By Stephanie E. O'Neill on 06-25-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Tödliche Panne

    • Ein Las-Vegas-Krimi
    • By: Rex Kusler
    • Narrated by: Gordon Piedesack
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jim Snow und seine Schwester Karen waren nie besonders vertraut miteinander. Doch als Karen plötzlich die Hauptverdächtige für den Mord an ihrem Mann ist, erklärt Jim sich bereit ihr zu helfen, nicht zuletzt weil sie seine einzige verbliebene Verwandte ist. Außerdem ist er Detective in der Mordkommission von Las Vegas - zumindest war er das, bis er seinen Job für eine professionelle Poker-Karriere aufgab. Seine Fähigkeiten als Detective sind zwar etwas eingerostet, aber er muss zugeben, dass Karen als Täterin in Frage kommt.

    Regular price: $7.12