Raylan Givens

4 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 2,271 ratings

Pronto Publisher's Summary

The feds want Miami bookmaker Harry Arno to squeal on his wiseguy boss. So they're putting word out on the street that Arno's skimming profits from "Jimmy Cap" Capotorto - which he is, but everybody does it. He was planning to retire to Italy someday anyway, so Harry figures now's a good time to get lost.

U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens knows Harry's tricky - the bookie ditched him once in an airport while in the marshal's custody - but not careful. So Raylan's determined to find the fugitive's Italian hideaway before a cold-blooded Sicilian "Zip" does and whacks Arno for fun. After all, it's a "pride thing"...and it might even put Raylan in good stead with Harry's sexy ex-stripper girlfriend Joyce.

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  • Book 1

    • Pronto

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Alexander Adams
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 948
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 838
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 839

    The feds want Miami bookmaker Harry Arno to squeal on his wiseguy boss. So they're putting word out on the street that Arno's skimming profits from "Jimmy Cap" Capotorto - which he is, but everybody does it. He was planning to retire to Italy someday anyway, so Harry figures now's a good time to get lost. U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens knows Harry's tricky - the bookie ditched him once in an airport while in the marshal's custody - but not careful.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great character, even better dialogue!

    • By Ron on 11-15-11

    Regular price: $21.67

  • Book 2

    • Riding the Rap

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 505
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 447
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 453

    Now that his mom's gravy train has derailed, gambling, debt-ridden Palm Beach playboy Warren "Chip" Ganz has decided to take somebody rich hostage - with the help of a Bahamian ex-con, a psycho gardener/enforcer, and the beautiful, if underfed, psychic Reverend Dawn. The trouble is, they choose bookmaker Harry Arno as their victim, and Harry can scam with the best.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really, really fun mystery for listening.

    • By Charles Atkinson on 03-09-12

    Regular price: $21.67

  • Book 2.5

    • When the Women Come Out to Dance (Unabridged Stories)

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Taye Diggs
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 160

    In this collection of new and recently published short fiction, Elmore Leonard demonstrates the superb characterizations, dead-on dialogue, vivid atmosphere, and driving plotting that have made him a household name. And once more this master of crime illustrates that the line between the law and the lawbreakers is not as firm as we might think.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Typical Elmore

    • By John Mertus on 01-21-04

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  • Book 3

    • Raylan

    • A Novel
    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Brian D'Arcy James
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 615
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 555
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 554

    With the closing of the Harlan County, Kentucky coalmines, marijuana has become the biggest cash crop in the state. A hundred pounds of it can gross three-hundred thousand dollars, but that’s chump change compared to the quarter million a human body can get you - especially when it’s sold off piece-by-piece. So when Dickie and Coover Crowe, dope-dealing brothers known for sampling their own supply, decide to branch out into the body business, it’s up to U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens to stop them.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator was awesome! good voice changes

    • By Cyndi on 01-02-13

    Regular price: $21.67