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    • Darktown

    • A Novel
    • By: Thomas Mullen
    • Narrated by: Andre Holland
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 402
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 376
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 375

    Responding to pressure from on high, the Atlanta Police Department is forced to hire its first black officers. It's a victory of sorts, though the newly minted policemen are met with deep hostility by their white peers, and their authority is limited: They can't arrest a suspect unless a white officer is present; they can't drive squad cars; they can't even enter the station through the front door.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • EXCELLENT Historical Police Procedural

    • By shelley on 12-13-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Last Town on Earth

    • By: Thomas Mullen
    • Narrated by: Henry Strozier
    • Length: 15 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 69

    The Last Town on Earth centers on the inhabitants of a small logging town in Washington and what happens when they take drastic measures (quarantine) to try and protect themselves from the virulent and deadly flu epidemic of 1918. When a deserting WWI soldier demands sanctuary, events are set in motion that change the town forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thrill for a Reader. Model for a Writer

    • By Angela on 03-04-11

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Lightning Men

    • A Novel
    • By: Thomas Mullen
    • Narrated by: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    Officer Denny Rakestraw, "Negro officers" Lucius Boggs and Tommy Smith, and Sergeant McInnis have their hands full in an overcrowded and rapidly changing Atlanta. It's 1950, and color lines are shifting and racial tensions are simmering. Black families - including Smith's sister and brother-in-law - are moving into Rake's formerly all-white neighborhood, leading some residents to raise money to buy them out while others advocate a more violent solution.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Little Too Much

    • By Joseph Kucharski III on 11-08-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers

    • By: Thomas Mullen
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Late one night in August 1934, following a yearlong spree of bank robberies across the Midwest, Jason and Whit Fireson are forced into a police shootout and die for the first time. Now it appears that the bank robbers known as the Firefly Brothers by an admiring public have at last met their end in a hail of bullets.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not bad not great

    • By bionichands on 05-04-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Revisionists

    • By: Thomas Mullen
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 16 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 85

    Zed is an agent from the future. A time when the world's problems have been solved. No hunger. No war. No despair. His mission is to keep it that way. Even if it means ensuring every cataclysm throughout history runs its course-especially The Great Conflagration, an imminent disaster in our own time that Zed has been ordered to protect at all costs.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lit-fic + time travel? Sure!

    • By David on 10-05-11

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Darktown

    • By: Thomas Mullen
    • Narrated by: Andre Holland
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Atlanta, 1948. In this city all crime is black and white. On one side of the tracks are the rich white neighbourhoods, on the other Darktown, the African American area guarded by the city's first black police force of only eight men. These cops are kept near powerless by the authorities: they can't arrest white suspects; they can't drive squad cars; they must operate out of a dingy basement. When a poor black woman is killed in Darktown having been last seen in a car with a rich white man, no one seems to care except for Boggs and Smith, two black cops.

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Lightning Men

    • By: Thomas Mullen
    • Narrated by: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Lightning Men follows the multiaward-nominated, highly acclaimed crime debut Darktown into a city on the brink of huge and violent change - and full of secrets. Atlanta, 1950. Crime divides; the fight unites. Officer Denny Rakestraw and 'Negro Officers' Lucius Boggs and Tommy Smith face the Klan, gangs and family warfare in a rapidly changing Atlanta.

    Regular price: $20.24