Cliff Janeway

5 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 1,150 ratings

Booked to Die Publisher's Summary

Set in the world of rare books, this best-seller was an instant success with mystery fans who find Dunning's adept combination of sharp-edged suspense, compelling characters, and knowledgeable book lore irresistible. The murder of a harmless book dealer draws Denver homicide detective Cliff Janeway into an extraordinary quest. Suddenly his sources become victims, and he begins to understand that rare editions can cost lives.
©1994 John Dunning (P)1995 Recorded Books
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  • Book 1

    • Booked to Die

    • By: John Dunning
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 453
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 300
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 296

    The murder of a harmless book dealer draws Denver homicide detective Cliff Janeway into an extraordinary quest. Suddenly his sources become victims, and he begins to understand that rare editions can cost lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great new series!

    • By Cynthia K on 03-05-10

    Regular price: $29.37

  • Book 2

    • The Bookman's Wake

    • By: John Dunning
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 263
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 159

    When rare book collector Cliff Janeway is offered a lucrative bondsman job, he can't refuse, especially since the bail jumper might have a priceless copy of The Raven. This is a must listen for mystery buffs and especially those who love booklore.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Better than the prequel

    • By David on 03-18-08

    Regular price: $32.87

  • Book 3

    The Bookman's Promise
    
    
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  • Book 4

    • The Sign of the Book

    • By: John Dunning
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 214
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115

    Janeway has agreed to help Laura Marshall, a friend of his bookstore partner, who's accused of murdering her husband. While Janeway tries to gather the facts, he pulls long shifts standing watch over the Marshall home, filled with books signed by their celebrity authors. When a shifty pair of alleged book dealers turns up, and Janeway begins to suspect that Laura's son is hiding critical information, the case becomes a maze of clues and increasing danger.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Twists and Turns

    • By Romell Cooks on 07-29-17

    Regular price: $20.72

  • Book 5

    • The Bookwoman's Last Fling

    • A Cliff Janeway Novel
    • By: John Dunning
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 220
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 104

    Tempted out of his bookstore into the world of horseracing, Janeway accepts an invitation from wealthy horse trainer H.R. Geiger to travel to Idaho and look at some rare first-edition books. The books are stunning, flawless children's classics that render the usually eloquent Janeway speechless.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Wish I could enter "unrated"

    • By karen on 09-14-13

    Regular price: $20.72