Patrick Bowers
Books in series10
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(4.4 based on 1589 ratings)
  • 1
    The Pawn | Steven James

    The Pawn

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Steven James
    • Narrated By Richard Ferrone
    Overall
    (316)
    Performance
    (229)
    Story
    (232)

    Steven James' Christy Award-nominated crime thriller pits FBI Special Agent Bowers against a serial killer who enjoys torturing women. After visiting the mountain vistas where the murderer posed his dead victims, Bowers receives a taunting call from the "Illusionist." Although Bowers gets close, his insidious foe continues to elude him.

    Entertaining Enough, But Don't Listen Too Closely

    Enjoyable, but flawed.

    On the plus side, this is an entertaining listen that will keep you engaged. If you overlook a few plot gimmicks, you..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 29 2012 by Bill (Kailua Kona, HI, United States)
  • 2
    The Rook | Steven James

    The Rook

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Steven James
    • Narrated By Richard Ferrone
    Overall
    (240)
    Performance
    (177)
    Story
    (179)

    Christy Award nominee Steven James writes action-packed thrillers swirling with tantalizing mystery. In this sequel to The Pawn, FBI Special Agent Patrick Bowers confronts the Navy's darkest secret - and his own painful past.

    Alex Cross w\o all the sex & language.

    If you love James Patterson's crime novels but not the body details, graphic sex or foul language, you'll love this series.

    Reviewed on June 26 2016 by Ronda (Amesbury, MA, United States)
  • 3
    The Knight: The Patrick Bowers Files, Book 3 | Steven James

    The Knight: The Patrick Bowers Files, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Steven James
    • Narrated By Richard Ferrone
    Overall
    (176)
    Performance
    (127)
    Story
    (128)

    FBI agent Patrick Bowers matches wits with a psychopathic genius who relishes leading his pursuers on a bloody trail of torture and dismemberment. Although Bowers can predict how the next victims will die, he’s not yet sure of the who and the when. But if he can’t stop these murders soon, he fears he or a loved one may be next.

    Loved it

    Loved this series and the interaction of the charactors. The narrator does a good job keeping the listener engaged. Too bad Bower is relationship chal..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 24 2010 by Lee P. Prevost (Antioch, CA, US)
  • 4
    The Bishop | Steven James

    The Bishop

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Steven James
    • Narrated By Richard Ferrone
    Overall
    (232)
    Performance
    (205)
    Story
    (203)

    Gold Medallion and Christy Award nominee Steven James crafts pulse-pounding psychological thrillers that hold listeners spellbound. This fourth in his CBA bestselling series pushes FBI Special Agent Patrick Bowers’ cutting-edge skills to the limit when a woman is found brutally murdered near Washington, D.C. While her killers continue a spree of perfect crimes, Bowers struggles to discover a pattern and crack his most difficult case yet

    Deep and intriguing, the series really starts here

    With this 4th book in the series, the author has really hit his stride. The characters are well developed, and the dialogue is so realistic and natur..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 16 2012 by Hermano (AUSTIN, TX, United States)
  • 5
    The Queen: A Patrick Bowers Thriller, Book 5 | Steven James

    The Queen: A Patrick Bowers Thriller, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Steven James
    • Narrated By Richard Ferrone
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (142)
    Performance
    (124)
    Story
    (127)

    With this fifth pulse-pounding entry in his Christy Award-winning series, best-selling author Steven James explores the rippling effects of life’s everyday choices. While investigating a double homicide in an isolated Wisconsin town, Special Agent Patrick Bowers uncovers a high-tech conspiracy that twists through long-buried Cold War secrets and targets present-day tensions in the Middle East.

    Not as good as Bishop, but some high points

    The first thing that bothered me was that the author spent way too much time reviewing things that happened in previous books. There are some really ..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 23 2012 by Hermano (AUSTIN, TX, United States)
  • 6
    Opening Moves: The Bowers Files, Book 6 | Steven James

    Opening Moves: The Bowers Files, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Steven James
    • Narrated By Richard Ferrone
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (110)
    Performance
    (99)
    Story
    (95)

    Milwaukee, 1995. In a city still reeling from the crimes of Jeffrey Dahmer, a woman’s body is found with the lungs removed. Local cops think a Dahmer copycat is on the loose. But Patrick Bowers, working as a homicide detective for the Milwaukee Police Department, sees from the timing and location of the crime that this is not a copycat at all. It's a killer with an entirely different agenda....

    Gore Galore

    Extremely violent and discriptive.

    Reviewed on October 21 2012 by Lois (INDIANAPOLIS, IN, United States)
  • 7
    The King: The Bowers Files | Steven James

    The King: The Bowers Files

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Steven James
    • Narrated By Richard Ferrone
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (111)
    Performance
    (102)
    Story
    (102)

    Patrick Bowers has pursued the nation's fiercest serial killers - and now one elusive foe is back for revenge. Settling into a new post at the FBI academy, Patrick and his fiancée, Lien-hua Jiang, are planning their future together with his stepdaughter, Tessa. But just when his life seems normal, a demon from the past returns to draw him down a dark road he hoped had closed forever.

    An interesting listen with some decent twist but..

    The narration is good and the storyline keeps you hooked and intrigued for the most part.

    Reviewed on September 16 2013 by Lynx1578 (Edmond, OK, United States)
  • 8
    Checkmate | Steven James

    Checkmate

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Steven James
    • Narrated By Richard Ferrone
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (111)
    Performance
    (96)
    Story
    (97)

    When a clandestine FBI facility is attacked, Special Agent Patrick Bowers is drawn into the vicious, ruthless story that a killer from his past is bent on telling the world. Clues lead to long forgotten secrets buried deep beneath uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. Now, Bowers is caught up in trying to stop one of the most deadly attacks ever planned on American soil.

    Patrick Bowers series review...


    Richard Ferrone is an Excellent narrator whose voice is absolutely perfect for this type of book. I have enjoyed listening to him narrate Sanford..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 18 2016 by shelley (Raleigh, NC)
  • 9
    Every Crooked Path: The Bowers Files | Steven James

    Every Crooked Path: The Bowers Files

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Steven James
    • Narrated By Richard Ferrone
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (102)
    Performance
    (93)
    Story
    (93)

    Who is the Piper? Special Agent Patrick Bowers returns in an electrifying prequel to the Bowers Chess series from critically acclaimed, national best-selling novelist Steven James. A mysterious suicide and a series of abductions draw Patrick into a web of intrigue involving an international conspiracy where no one is who they appear to be and the stakes have never been higher.

    Could not stop listening- Excellent!!


    This is my first Steven James/Pat Bowers book and OMG I am so glad I found this. I could not stop listening. I get up at 5:30am and by 5:35am I w..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 06 2016 by shelley (Raleigh, NC)
  • 10
    Every Deadly Kiss | Steven James

    Every Deadly Kiss

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Steven James
    • Narrated By Richard Ferrone
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (49)
    Performance
    (45)
    Story
    (45)

    FBI Special Agent Patrick Bowers grapples with a baffling series of murders in Detroit - and discovers a terror plot whose roots stretch back centuries. Consulting on a case, Patrick encounters the work of a killer who displays a stunning degree of ruthlessness. Patrick is shocked to find that the slayings are linked not just to his own history with a known terrorist but to a former lover as well - and that her secret past might hold the key to stopping the countless deaths.

    Early years Patrick Bowers- EXCELLENT!
    Reviewed on July 06 2017 by shelley (Raleigh, NC)