John Corey

14 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 34,147 ratings

Plum Island Publisher's Summary

The hair-raising suspense of The General's Daughter... the wry wit of The Gold Coast... this is vintage Nelson DeMille at the peak of his originality and the height of his powers...

Wounded in the line of duty, NYPD homicide cop John Corey is convalescing in rural eastern Long Island when an attractive young couple he knows is found shot to death on the family patio. The victims were biologists at Plum Island, a research site rumored to be an incubator for germ warfare. Suddenly, a local double murder takes on shattering global implications - and thrusts Corey and two extraordinary women into a dangerous search for the secret of Plum Island....

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  • Book 1

    • Plum Island

    • By: Nelson DeMille
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 19 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,661
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,590
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,577

    Wounded in the line of duty, NYPD homicide cop John Corey is convalescing in rural eastern Long Island when an attractive young couple he knows is found shot to death on the family patio. The victims were biologists at Plum Island, a research site rumored to be an incubator for germ warfare. Suddenly, a local double murder takes on shattering global implications - and thrusts Corey and two extraordinary women into a dangerous search for the secret of Plum Island....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thanks Nelson for bringing an oldy to AUDIBLE

    • By Paul on 12-03-10

    Regular price: $28.50

  • Book 2

    • The Lion's Game

    • By: Nelson DeMille
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 24 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,518
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,674
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,676

    To survive in a game with no rules at all, John Corey must invent a strategy that includes no luck at all. He and the Anti-Terrorist Task Force must stop "The Lion," an alleged Libyan terrorist with the instincts of a wild animal, the bloodlust of a carnivore, and the boldness and speed of a cat of prey.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent and engaging

    • By CoCo on 12-26-02

    Regular price: $19.38

    • The Lion's Game: John Corey Series, Book 2

    • Booktrack Edition
    • By: Nelson DeMille
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 24 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    "The Lion" will be landing. And at New York's JFK Airport, an elite American task force waits as the notorious Libyan terrorist prepares to defect to the West. Then, aboard Flight 175, something goes eerily, horribly wrong - a mere prelude to the terror that is to come. Ex-NYPD cop, now Federal Task Force agent John Corey - together with his formidable and beautiful new partner, Kate Mayfield - will follow a trail of smoke and blood across the country. His quarry: a foe with the cunning of a lion and all the bloodlust of a man.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Audiobook with music for a 4hr drive? YES!!

    • By Emma on 08-15-18

    Regular price: $25.08

  • Book 3

    • Night Fall

    • By: Nelson DeMille
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 14 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,965
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,326
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,320

    Five years after the crashof TWA Flight 800, the government has declared it a result of mechanical failure. But John Corey, an ex-NYPD detective who is now a contract agent with the Federal Anti-Terrorist Task Force, is persuaded by Kate Mayfield, his wife and task force partner, that the case deserves a second look.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Addictive mix of fact & intriguing storyline

    • By Ms Discus on 11-28-04

    Regular price: $19.38

    • Night Fall

    • Booktrack Edition - A John Corey Novel, Book 3
    • By: Nelson DeMille
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 14 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    It is dusk on July 17, 1996. A man and a woman who are married - but not to each other - make love on a Long Island beach as a video camera records their pleasure...and something more. Out over the ocean, TWA Flight 800 suddenly explodes with 230 victims on board, the terrible blast illuminating the sky. The government's verdict is mechanical failure. But the videotape may tell another story - if it can be found.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another home run for Nelson Demille

    • By Sandra on 07-31-18
    • Booktrack Edition - A John Corey Novel, Book 3
    • By: Nelson DeMille
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 14 hrs and 50 mins
    • Release date: 11-28-17
    • 4 out of 5 stars 65 ratings

    Regular price: $26.22

  • Book 4

    • Wild Fire

    • By: Nelson DeMille
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 18 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,663
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,041
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,055

    The Executive Board of an exclusive men's club meets to talk about 9/11 and finalize a retaliation plan, known by a code name: Wild Fire. That weekend, a member of the Federal Anti-Terrorist Task Force is found dead. It's up to Detective John Corey and his wife, FBI Agent Kate Mayfield, to unravel a terrifying plot that starts with the Custer Hill Club and ends with American cities locked in the crosshairs of a nuclear device.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good, but the series is getting forced.

    • By Joseph on 08-26-09

    Regular price: $19.38

    • Wild Fire

    • Booktrack Edition
    • By: Nelson DeMille
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 18 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151

    Welcome to the Custer Hill Club - an informal men's club set in a luxurious Adirondack hunting lodge whose members include some of America's most powerful business leaders, military men, and government officials. Ostensibly, the club is a place to gather with old friends, hunt, eat, drink, and talk off-the-record about war, life, death, sex, and politics. But one fall weekend, the executive board of the Custer Hill Club gathers to talk about the tragedy of 9/11 and what America must do to retaliate. Their plan is finalized and set into motion.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Humorous and poignant

    • By carl carter on 06-30-18

    Regular price: $25.08

  • Book 5

    • The Lion

    • By: Nelson DeMille
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,363
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,519
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,504

    Detective John Corey now faces his toughest assignment yet: the pursuit and capture of the world's most dangerous terrorist -- a young Arab known as "The Lion" who has baffled a federal task force and shows no sign of stopping in his quest for revenge against the American pilots who bombed Libya and killed his family.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • What happened to Scott Brick?!!

    • By JSR on 07-03-10

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Lion

    • By: Nelson DeMille
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 78

    John Corey, former NYPD Homicide detective and special agent for the Anti-Terrorist Task Force, is back on the trail of Asad Khalil, the notorious Libyan terrorist known as 'The Lion'. Corey and his partner, agent Kate Mayfield, tracked Khalil across the US after his threats to wipe out the US in a horrific wave of terrorism. But after methodically eliminating his victims one by one, Khalil disappeared without a trace. Now, years later, Khalil has returned to America to take care of unfinished business.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Katherine H on 10-04-11

    Regular price: $17.04

  • Book 5.1

    • The Book Case

    • A Short Story Featuring Detective John Corey
    • By: Nelson DeMille
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,458
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,297
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,285

    "The Book Case" is a story that features Nelson DeMille's most famous (and successful) character, Detective John Corey, who has appeared in six DeMille novels: Plum Island, The Lion's Game, Night Fall, Wild Fire, and The Lion. In this story, we see John Corey in his early years as an NYPD Detective, before he became involved with the Federal Anti-Terrorist Task Force.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • They never disappoint

    • By Christina Holloway on 11-12-11

    Regular price: $5.68

  • Book 6

    • The Panther

    • By: Nelson DeMille
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 21 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,469
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,019
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,007

    Anti-Terrorist Task Force agent John Corey and his wife, FBI agent Kate Mayfield, have been posted overseas to Sana'a, Yemen - one of the most dangerous places in the Middle East. While there, they will be working with a small team to track down one of the masterminds behind the USS Cole bombing: a high-ranking Al Qaeda operative known as The Panther. Ruthless and elusive, he's wanted for multiple terrorist acts and murders - and the U.S. government is determined to bring him down, no matter the cost.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Corey and Brenner--it doesn't get any better!

    • By Janels on 11-01-12

    Regular price: $28.50

    • The Panther

    • John Corey Book 6
    • By: Nelson DeMille
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 21 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 67

    It's one of the most dangerous and volatile countries in the world: Yemen. A Middle Eastern hotbed of corruption and insurgency and the perfect training ground for Islamic terrorists. When FBI agents John Corey and Kate Mayfield are assigned to overseas posts in Sana'a, Yemen's capital city, they are tasked with hunting down a high-ranking Al Qaeda operative.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • It took too long to catch my interest...

    • By antonio on 10-06-13

    Regular price: $18.11

  • Book 7

    • Radiant Angel

    • By: Nelson DeMille
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,587
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,271
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,268

    After a showdown with the notorious Yemeni terrorist known as The Panther, John Corey has left the Anti-Terrorist Task Force and returned home to New York City, taking a job with the Diplomatic Surveillance Group. Although Corey's new assignment with the DSG - surveilling Russian diplomats working at the UN Mission - is thought to be "a quiet end", he is more than happy to be out from under the thumb of the FBI and free from the bureaucracy of office life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another John Cory Success

    • By R. Warren on 05-31-15

    Regular price: $31.93

    • A Quiet End

    • By: Nelson DeMille
    • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    After a showdown with the notorious Yemeni terrorist known as The Panther, life seems to be getting quieter for maverick federal agent John Corey. Professionally sidelined, away from his wife, and partnered up with a young, good-looking rookie named Tess, Corey is saddled with a dead-end job running easy surveillance on a group of Russian UN delegates in New York City. But then his subjects slip the net, Tess starts acting suspiciously, and an old, dangerous foe reappears.

    Regular price: $25.27