Irene Kelly

10 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 369 ratings

Goodnight, Irene Publisher's Summary

Packed with intrigue and danger, Jan Burke's Irene Kelly mysteries thrill her many avid fans.

The morning after Irene says goodnight to her old journalist friend O'Connor, he is killed suddenly upon opening a letter bomb. As the smoke clears, a devastated Irene determines to find the mail-bomber by tracing threads of an unsolved crime from 1955 - the same cold case O'Connor had been obsessed with.

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  • Book 1

    • Goodnight, Irene

    • An Irene Kelly Novel
    • By: Jan Burke
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    The morning after Irene says goodnight to her old journalist friend O'Connor, he is killed suddenly upon opening a letter bomb. As the smoke clears, a devastated Irene determines to find the mail-bomber by tracing threads of an unsolved crime from 1955 - the same cold case O'Connor had been obsessed with.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Welcome Irene

    • By Mickeett on 04-29-08

    Regular price: $32.87

  • Book 2

    • Sweet Dreams, Irene

    • An Irene Kelly Novel
    • By: Jan Burke
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Winner of the Edgar, Macavity and Agatha Awards, Jan Burke is one of the most admired mystery writers in America. The intense sequel to the best-seller Goodnight, Irene, Sweet Dreams, Irene revisits Irene Kelly, an intrepid Las Piernas, California, newspaper reporter.

    Regular price: $29.37

  • Book 3

    • Dear Irene

    • By: Jan Burke
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    In Dear Irene, intrepid investigative reporter Irene Kelly begins receiving letters from a psychotic pen pal. It seems someone is bent on creating a real life Greek tragedy - and in this play, everyone is supposed to die.

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 4

    • Remember Me, Irene

    • By: Jan Burke
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Best-selling, award-winning author Jan Burke presents Remember Me, Irene, a novel of "electric suspense" (Grand Rapids Press). Here, daring investigative reporter Irene Kelly encounters a most unexpected blast from the past. "I'm not who I used to be," whispers an apparent stranger on the street. This cryptic remark puts Irene on the path to uncovering the very core of the city's corruption.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nobody can replace Paretsky, but ...

    • By Jennifer on 04-16-13

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 5

    • Hocus

    • By: Jan Burke
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Winner of every major prize in mystery writing, Jan Burke has earned a dedicated fan base with her acclaimed Irene Kelly novels. In this thrilling gem, Irene's sleuthing is put to the ultimate test when her husband is taken hostage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love this series!

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-09-13
    • By: Jan Burke
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
    • Release date: 03-26-09
    • 4 out of 5 stars 26 ratings

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 6

    • Liar

    • By: Jan Burke
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    In Jan Burke's Liar, investigative reporter Irene Kelly becomes the chief suspect in the murder of her aunt. As she tries to elude police, protect her relatives, and uncover the murderer, Irene must untangle a maze of long-held family secrets.

    • By: Jan Burke
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 04-30-09
    • 4 out of 5 stars 24 ratings

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 7

    • Bones

    • By: Jan Burke
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 16 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Best-selling author Jan Burke has received the prestigious Edgar, Agatha, and Macavity Awards. In Bones, investigative reporter Irene Kelly joins a team leading a serial killer into the Sierra Nevadas to locate the graves of his victims.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent, a very pleasant surprise

    • By Bob on 09-26-09
    • By: Jan Burke
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 16 hrs and 47 mins
    • Release date: 08-28-09
    • 4 out of 5 stars 48 ratings

    Regular price: $34.99

  • Book 8

    • Bloodlines

    • An Irene Kelly Novel
    • By: Jan Burke
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 21 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Effortlessly weaving plot threads from three different eras, Burke constructs a brilliant tale of kidnapping and murder that spans 40 years and features three dedicated, passionate journalists struggling to tie everything together.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Crime Novel

    • By William R. Creech on 07-10-10
    • An Irene Kelly Novel
    • By: Jan Burke
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 21 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 05-05-10
    • 4 out of 5 stars 55 ratings

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 9

    • Kidnapped

    • An Irene Kelly Novel
    • By: Jan Burke
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Years have passed since Richard Fletcher was murdered. Although his stepson was convicted of the crime, Irene isn’t so sure. To finally uncover the truth, the investigative journalist joins forces with Richard’s son Caleb, a graduate student in forensic anthropology.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfectly absorbing

    • By Jennifer on 06-10-13
    • An Irene Kelly Novel
    • By: Jan Burke
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 12-01-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 15 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 10

    • Disturbance

    • An Irene Kelly Novel
    • By: Jan Burke
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    One of America’s most popular and acclaimed mystery writers, Jan Burke has earned the Edgar, Macavity and Agatha Awards for her thrilling tales. As founder of the Crime Lab Project and a member of the board of the California Forensic Science Institute, she brings unmatched authenticity to her novels. In Disturbance, resourceful newspaper reporter Irene Kelly has her hands full investigating a chilling case.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I've a serious addiction to this series

    • By Jennifer on 08-07-13
    • An Irene Kelly Novel
    • By: Jan Burke
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 08-03-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 26 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99