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    • The Night of the Gun

    • A Reporter Investigates the Darkest Story of His Life - His Own
    • By: David Carr
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 348
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 236

    In The Night of the Gun, David Carr redefines memoir with the revelatory story of his years as an addict and chronicles his journey from crack-house regular to regular columnist for The New York Times. Built on 60 videotaped interviews, legal and medical records, and three years of reporting, The Night of the Gun is a ferocious tale that uses the tools of journalism to fact-check the past.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • You'd think this would be a lot more interesting..

    • By Michael on 03-28-13

    Regular price: $39.93

    • The Blight Way

    • A Sheriff Bo Tully Mystery
    • By: Patrick F. McManus
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 397
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 227

    Bo Tully is the sheriff of Blight County, Idaho, where law enforcement is usually pretty mundane: tracking down truants running away from school, picking up country boys who've had a few too many beers. But Tully gets a little more than the country norm when an ex-con calls with the startling news that there's a corpse draped across one of his fences.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WHAT A TREAT

    • By Carl on 12-21-06

    Regular price: $18.17

    • Men of the Otherworld

    • By: Kelley Armstrong
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 646
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 376
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 378

    As Clayton grows from a wild child to a clever teen who tests his mentor at every turn, he must learn not only to control his animal instincts but to navigate Pack politics - including showing his brutal archnemesis who the real Alpha is.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent backstory, but not a prequel

    • By Amandanmay on 06-30-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Pale Blue Eye

    • By: Louis Bayard
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 68

    When the body of a suicide victim disappears at West Point Military Academy in 1831, only to be discovered hours later missing its heart, the Academy calls on retired detective Gus Landor to investigate. Landor is something of a legend among his peers, noted for an uncanny, Holmesian ability to read people. When Edgar Allan Poe, a new cadet, comes forth with his own cryptic conclusion - that the man Landor is looking for is a poet - Landor is intrigued and enlists Poe as his assistant.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful novel with excellent narration

    • By Calliope on 12-18-14

    Regular price: $20.89

    • Diamondhead

    • By: Patrick Robinson
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 15 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 326
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 231
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 231

    When Navy SEAL Mack Bedford's fellow officers are brutally killed by Iraqi insurgents using a cruel, new anti-tank Diamondhead missile, Mack avenges their murders by gunning down the then-unarmed attackers, ultimately getting himself court-martialed and kicked out of the Navy. To make matters worse, Mack then learns that the Diamondhead missiles were sold illegally by French industrialist and infamous politician Henri Foche.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A Disastrous Departure of Style and Genre

    • By GH on 01-09-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Intercept

    • A Novel of Suspense
    • By: Patrick Robinson
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 276
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 203
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 207

    A left-leaning judge liberates four of the most dangerous al-Qaeda terrorists from Guantanamo Bay and the CIA field officers track them back to Pakistan's northwest frontier mountain range. But the men vanish and rejoin the dark and mysterious forces trained by Osama bin Laden high in the Hindu Kush. These are men with hatred for the United States and Great Britain, and they are sworn to hit back at the USA, which imprisoned so many of their high command.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Robinson returns to form and believability

    • By GH on 07-07-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • City at the End of Time

    • By: Greg Bear
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 21 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30

    In a time like the present, three young people dream of the fabulous ruins of a decaying city somewhere in the distant future: the Kalpa. The dreams of Ginny and Jack overtake them without warning, leaving their bodies behind while carrying their consciousnesses forward.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not buying it.

    • By Kenton on 08-11-08

    Regular price: $24.47

    • A Stone for Danny Fisher

    • By: Harold Robbins
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    Born into a family of modest means and respectability, Danny Fisher was gradually driven downward into the world of crime, racketeering and poverty. His bitterness, his homesickness over the loss of the house in Brooklyn that was given to him for his eighth birthday, and his feud with his harsh father, pulled him one way; his natural decency and his love for a sweet Italian girl, Nellie Petito, pulled him another.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • My teenage read.

    • By A. Mitchell on 11-11-11

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Naked Cruelty

    • By: Colleen McCullough
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    The best-selling author of The Thorn Birds once again pits Captain Carmine Delmonico against a dangerous villain and a difficult case. Without the help of modern forensic tools, Captain Carmine Delmonico and his trusted detectives must restore peace to their small university town. It's 1968, and amidst the new era of paranoia, Delmonico faces new challenges.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Capture

    • By: Robert K. Tanenbaum
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    When a promising actress from Spanish Harlem dies from a gunshot wound in the Tribeca penthouse apartment of an eccentrically famous Broadway producer, it is up to New York D.A. Roger "Butch" Karp and his hard-charging, crime-fighting wife, Marlene Ciampi, to champion the murdered actress's cause. Karp decides to personally prosecute the case and expose the "Big Lie" defense.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible

    • By Ken Garelick on 03-11-10

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Escape

    • By: Robert K. Tanenbaum
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 22 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 63

    Escape is a classic encounter between the forces of good and evil in human form that asks, and answers, questions of how to deal with supposedly "God-inspired" acts of murder and mayhem. In a riveting trial of garish courtroom confrontations, newly elected New York District Attorney Karp battles the "insanity of the insanity defense", as he tries to make Jessica Campbell, a rabble-rousing political science professor at NYU, pay for the murder of her three children. While Campbell claims that God told her to "send her three children to Him," it is up to Karp to prove that she was fully aware of the nature and consequences of her actions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank you, Mr. T.

    • By margaret mccrary on 05-11-08

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Prodigal Son

    • A Carmine Delmonico Novel, Book 4
    • By: Colleen McCullough
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    When Chubb University biochemist Millie Hunter notices that a deadly neurotoxin is missing from her laboratory refrigerator, she immediately goes to her father, Holloman, CT’s Chief Medical Examiner. They both know that the situation is grave; the poison shuts down the nervous system and is virtually impossible to stop. Soon, as bodies pile up and the coroner keeps pointing to the neurotoxin, Captain Carmine Delmonico must find the killer fast. Helped by his exotic and brilliant colleague Delia and his constant wife, Desdemona (an excellent cook), Delmonico follows the trail, no matter how close to home it may lead.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book was hard to stop listening to!

    • By madden235 on 03-31-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Heyday

    • By: Kurt Andersen
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 26 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    During one month in 1848, gold is discovered in California, the United States wins its first foreign war, and an English gentleman named Benjamin Knowles falls in love with actress and part-time prostitute Polly Lucking. He also meets her brother Duff, a damaged veteran of the Mexican War, and befriends the unforgettable Timothy Skaggs. Lured by the prospect of gold, they set off on a transcontinental race west. However, they are unaware that a stranger bent on revenge shadows their every move.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Where's the buzz on this book?

    • By Julie on 04-23-09

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Too Many Murders

    • By: Colleen McCullough
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    On April 3rd, 1967; 12 murders have taken place on one day. Suddenly Captain Carmine Delmonico, chief of detectives, has other, more important matters to occupy him than finding a satisfactory name for his infant son. With his cohorts Abe Goldberg and Corey Marshall giving him unfailing support, Carmine embarks on what looks like an insoluble case.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By arleneshapiro21 on 09-30-10

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Immaculate Blue

    • By: Paul Russell
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Set in upstate New York, the novel follows these characters as they achieve their aims in lives redolent with loss and hope, humor and sadness, union and alienation. Russell picks up the thread of his critically acclaimed novel The Salt Point 20 years later and tracks the lives of these friends, some of whom not only lost touch with each other, but have also lost their way. Moving, at times shocking, and always memorable, Immaculate Blue points to where the personal and the political come together and shape our lives in unexpected ways.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Mariposa

    • By: Greg Bear
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    In an America driven to near bankruptcy with crushing foreign debt, the Talos Corporation stands out as a major success story--training soldiers and security forces from around the world and providing logistics and troops for nearly all branches of the United States government. But Talos has another plan in mind--the destruction of the federal system and constitutional law.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Evil and political intrigue in Texas

    • By Jose on 11-25-10

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Naked Cruelty

    • By: Colleen McCullough
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    America in 1968 is in turmoil and the leafy Holloman suburb of Carew is being silently terrorised by a series of vicious and systematic rapes. When finally one victim finds the courage to speak out and go to the police, the rapist escalates to murder.For Captain Carmine Delmonico, it seems to be a case with no clues. And it comes as the Holloman Police Department is troubled: a lieutenant is out of his depth, a sergeant is out of control, and into this mix comes the beautiful, ruthlessly ambitious new trainee, Helen MacIntosh, daughter of the influential president of Chubb University.

    Regular price: $16.77