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    • A Filthy Business

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164

    A lifetime ago, brutally efficient fixer Phil Kubiak coldly cleaned up the messes of shady clients from Miami to Las Vegas by any means necessary - short of murder. Now he's one eye and one working leg short of the man he used to be, scarred beyond recognition, and with the feds and criminal organizations in hot pursuit. Throwing back sour beer in a dingy bar, Phil recounts the long story of his bitter life to the only person left to listen.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • twisted

    • By Dtmurphy1 on 05-14-17

    Regular price: $19.99

    • The Barkeep

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 562
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 501
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 501

    Justin Chase is the perfect barkeep, tending bar as he lives his life, in a state of Zen serenity, until Birdie Grackle, a foul-mouthed alcoholic, walks into his bar and makes a startling confession. Six years ago Justin’s life was ripped apart when he discovered his mother’s bludgeoned corpse. Now Justin’s father is serving a life sentence and Justin drowns his emotions in a pool of inner peace. But when Birdie claims he murdered Justin’s mother for cash, Justin is hurled back to the emotions, back to the past, and, most frightening of all, back to the father he tried to leave behind.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pour me another!

    • By Charles Atkinson on 10-01-14

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Four-Night Run

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22

    J.D. Scrbacek has just won the biggest trial of his career, but even as he crows to the press, his entire life blows sky-high. Was the bomb meant for him, or for his mobster client? In this seaside casino town where the tables run hot and the tensions run high, the odds say the attorney is a marked man. Alone and on the run, Scrbacek flees into the city's forgotten underbelly, a ruined corridor called Crapstown, where he is forced to confront the ghosts of his past, his present, and his future.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • William Lashner is much better than this!

    • By Wayne on 06-07-16

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Accounting

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 416
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 367
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 371

    Jon Willing was just a teenager when he and his buddies Augie and Ben stole a fortune in drug money. Brazen with youth and stoned out of their gourds, they thought they had the perfect plan for getting away with it. They were wrong. Twenty-five years later, Jon’s marriage is in ruins, his kids are virtual strangers, and the recession has decimated his finances. When he finds Augie murdered in Vegas, Jon knows his past has risen from the grave to grab him by the throat. Now Jon Willing faces a choice: run to a paradise of wine and women and endless sunshine or confront the demons from his past and fight for what’s left of his imperfect suburban life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Suspense With Great Depth of Character

    • By Charles Atkinson on 05-15-14

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Hostile Witness

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Ken Howard
    • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Philadelphia lawyer Victor Carl is just itching for the opportunity to sell out. Then good fortune comes knocking in the guise of William Prescott III, an attorney from one of the city's most prestigious firms. Prescott wants Victor to represent a councilman's aide who is on trial, along with his boss, for extortion, arson, and murder. And all Carl has to do is show up, shut up, and follow Prescott's lead. But it soon becomes clear that someone's setting him and his client up to take a long, hard fall.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Victor Carl I love!!

    • By Boyce on 09-17-14

    Regular price: $12.54

    • A Killer's Kiss

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Over the course of his shady legal career, Victor Carl has made a host of bad decisions, but letting his ex-fiancee Julia, fall back into his life and into his bed might be the worst. Julia's husband has just been murdered, her fingerprints are all over the crime scene, and $1.7 million in cash has inexplicably vanished. If Victor didn't know better, he might think Julia was setting him up.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun read, greater listen

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-13-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Guaranteed Heroes

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Gordon Greenhill
    • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    In a nation still recovering from the nuclear tragedies of forty years earlier, Clyde is working a dead-end guaranteed job at a diner, and Moonis is incarcerated in a Labor Camp for the Malcontented. But when Moonis's sister, Cecily, goes missing, the old friends escape their prisons to search for her in post-fallout America.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • A Bite of Strawberry

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    Young Victor Carl is a fool for love and money, but he's not a blind fool. When Victor is propositioned by the woman of his dreams, he knows it's too good to be true. She offers him the perfect job, a prosperous future, and, best of all, when her tongue is in his mouth, she tastes like strawberries. But it isn't long before Victor realizes that to keep these prizes, he must keep his client - currently in the clink for murder - from spilling the truth about what really happened the night of the killing.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • If you like to read for fun, this is for you.

    • By Richard Delman on 12-18-17

    Regular price: $3.49

    • Bagmen

    • Victor Carl, Book 8
    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 24

    At a low point in his lowly career, Victor finds himself skulking through the streets of Philadelphia carrying a bag full of money for an ambitious politician. It is a rotten job on the wrong side of anyone’s line, but with bag in hand Victor is suddenly hobnobbing with the city’s elite, filling his bank account, and having sex with the politician’s gorgeous and deranged sister. But just when Victor begins to think he’s got a future in the political game, one of his payoffs ends up in the pocket of a dead woman, and Victor goes from bagman to fall guy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This is a fascinating, fun mystery.

    • By Charles Atkinson on 10-03-14

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Freedom Road

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: James Daniels
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Oliver Cross is fresh out of jail. His plans for the future are to live out his days in regret, back pain, and a bottle of Lone Star. But when he finds out his granddaughter, a wild child who reminds him of his late wife, has vanished - bless her hell-raising heart - Oliver jumps parole. With a sketchy teen and an abandoned dog, he hits the blacktop to find her. On the road and on the run from a vengeful Russian drug dealer, Oliver finds himself on a trip across America and into his own past, fueled by fumes from a Ford F-250 and a reason to live. 

    Regular price: $14.99

    • Marked Man

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Richard Rohan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    All Victor Carl knows is that he's just woken up with his suit in tatters, his socks missing, and a stinging pain in his chest thanks to a new tattoo he doesn't remember getting: a heart inscribed with the name Chantal Adair.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Marked Man

    • By Nesrine on 02-07-07

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Fatal Flaw

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Late one night Victor Carl gets a panicked phone call from an old law school classmate. Guy Forrest claims he has just found the body of his fiancé lying murdered in the house they shared. The victim is Hailey Prouix, for whose love Guy had abandoned his children, his job, his wife, his life. Hailey had mesmerized every man she ever met, including, unbeknownst to Guy, Victor Carl.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a mesmerizing listen

    • By Sally on 03-16-05

    Regular price: $18.24

    • Past Due

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    A defense attorney who lives his life in shades of gray, Victor Carl fights all the right fights for all the wrong reasons. With a failing legal practice, a dead-end love life, and a pile of unpaid traffic tickets, Victor skates on the razor's edge of legal ethics in search of the easy buck. But the one absolute in Victor's life is loyalty, especially to a client, even if he happens to be dead.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • More Detective Than Legal Thriller

    • By A. L. DeWitt on 10-18-05

    Regular price: $18.24

    • Falls the Shadow

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Don Leslie
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    A beautiful young woman is dead, her husband convicted of the murder. In seeking a new trial for the husband, defense attorney Victor Carl must confront not only a determined prosecutor and a police detective who might have set up his client, but also a strange little busybody named Bob.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lasher gets better and better ...

    • By Ruth on 05-09-05

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Veritas

    • By: William Lashner
    • Narrated by: Ken Howard
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Used to defending an unpleasant parade of mob enforcers, two-bit hoods, and other riffraff, Victor Carl - lawyer, loser, and occasional hapless hero - has a new case. A terrified young woman has offered him an unusual yet substantial proposition: to prove that the recent suicide of Philadelphia heiress Jacqueline Shaw was not a suicide at all, but murder.

    Regular price: $12.54