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    • Defending Jacob

    • A Novel
    • By: William Landay
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9,145
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,076
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8,073

    Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than 20 years. He is respected in his community, tenacious in the courtroom, and happy at home with his wife, Laurie, and son, Jacob. But when a shocking crime shatters their New England town, Andy is blindsided by what happens next: his 14-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terrific!

    • By cristina on 03-12-12

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Mission Flats

    • By: William Landay
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 176
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 132

    When a Boston DA is found brutally murdered in a lakeside cabin in rural Maine, local Police Chief Ben Truman finds himself defending his own innocence while trying to uncover the truth about the murder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing first novel!

    • By Marc on 10-15-03

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Defending Jacob

    • By: William Landay
    • Narrated by: Eric Meyers
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    Andy Barber's job is to put killers behind bars. So when a boy from his son Jacob's school is found stabbed to death, Andy is doubly determined to find and prosecute the perpetrator. Until a crucial piece of evidence turns up linking Jacob to the murder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How far would you be prepared to go for your child

    • By Minnie on 02-18-13

    Regular price: $18.54

    • The Strangler

    • A Novel
    • By: William Landay
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 66

    It's 1963, and what terrifies Bostonians most is the mysterious killer who has already claimed a dozen victims: the Boston Strangler. For the three Daley brothers, sons of a Boston cop, crime is the family business. Joe is the eldest, a tough-talking cop. Michael is the middle son, a Harvard-educated lawyer. And Ricky floats above the fray as an expert burglar. Now each must look into a killer's murderous rage, into their family's own lethal secrets, and into the one death that has changed them forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding

    • By Jerry on 12-14-14

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Strangler

    • A Novel
    • By: William Landay
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    It's 1963, and what terrifies Bostonians most is the mysterious killer who has already claimed a dozen victims: the Boston Strangler. For the three Daley brothers, sons of a Boston cop, crime is the family business. Joe is the eldest, a tough-talking cop. Michael is the middle son, a Harvard-educated lawyer. And Ricky floats above the fray as an expert burglar. Now each must look into a killer's murderous rage, into their family's own lethal secrets, and into the one death that has changed them forever.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too boring to finish!

    • By Laura on 06-16-12

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Mission Flats

    • By: William Landay
    • Narrated by: Ron Livingston
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Former D.A. William Landay explodes onto the suspense scene with an electrifying novel about the true price of crime and the hidden corners of the criminal justice system. Only an insider could so vividly capture Boston's gritty underworld of cops and criminals. And only a natural storyteller could weave this mesmerizing tale of murder and memory, a story about the hold of time past over time present and the story of one unforgettable young policeman who ventures into the most dangerous place of all.

    Regular price: $18.13

    • Mission Flats

    • By: William Landay
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Ben Truman is Chief of Police in Versailles, Maine. Nothing ever happens in Versailles, Maine, unless you count the occasional drunk taking pot shots at streetlights. Then a body is found in a cabin up by the lake. The dead man turns out to be from the Boston DA’s office, a prosecutor who had been investigating a series of gang-related murders in that city. Ben Truman heads down to Boston to follow the few fragile leads he has in the case.

    Regular price: $26.29