Gideon and Sirius

4 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 1,356 ratings

Burning Man Publisher's Summary

When LAPD detective Michael Gideon and his police-dog partner, Sirius, are assigned to the Special Cases Unit (SCU), Gideon knows their work lives will be anything but ordinary. SCU gets the cases no one else wants, the unusual and bizarre crimes that need special handling and special investigators. When a high-school student is found crucified in a local park, Gideon and Sirius must face up to the gruesome tableau and the motivation behind the murder. Complicating matters is a nightmare from their past, the scars of a terrible fire that nearly cost them their lives. The blaze left Gideon ravaged by PTSD - and yet somehow imbued him with an eerie prescience that gives him unusual insights into the crimes he investigates.

©2012 Alan Russell (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • Burning Man

    • By: Alan Russell
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 582
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 493
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 495

    When LAPD detective Michael Gideon and his police-dog partner, Sirius, are assigned to the Special Cases Unit (SCU), Gideon knows their work lives will be anything but ordinary. SCU gets the cases no one else wants, the unusual and bizarre crimes that need special handling and special investigators. When a high-school student is found crucified in a local park, Gideon and Sirius must face up to the gruesome tableau and the motivation behind the murder. Complicating matters is a nightmare from their past, the scars of a terrible fire that nearly cost them their lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best book in a long time!

    • By karen on 01-28-13

    Regular price: $13.99

  • Book 2

    • Guardians of the Night

    • A Gideon and Sirius Novel, Book 2
    • By: Alan Russell
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 411
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 364
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 368

    As the sole members of LAPD's Special Cases Unit, Detective Michael Gideon and his German shepherd partner Sirius work investigations considered bizarre even by Los Angeles's standards. Yet their latest case is more than strange - it might be out of this world. Ronald "Wrong" Pauley is a homeless man long fallen from grace. When Pauley's late-night drinking is interrupted by a detonation of light, he sees what he describes as a "being of light" in the alley below.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I wish there were 10 stars!

    • By Kathleen Marion on 01-20-17

    Regular price: $10.49

  • Book 3

    • Lost Dog

    • A Gideon and Sirius Novel, Book 3
    • By: Alan Russell
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 357
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 304
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301

    Detective Michael Gideon is used to being handed L.A.'s oddest cases, but his newest one assigned itself. When Gideon's K-9 partner, Sirius, rescues a lost dog from a pack of coyotes, the duo tries to return her home - only to discover her owner is missing. Heather Moreland has clearly disappeared under suspicious circumstances, and the more Gideon digs into her past, the more he's convinced of her abduction.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Man/Dog suspence series

    • By shelley on 06-24-16
    • A Gideon and Sirius Novel, Book 3
    • By: Alan Russell
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Release date: 06-14-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 357 ratings

    Regular price: $10.49

  • Book 4

    • Gideon's Rescue

    • A Gideon and Sirius Novel, Book 4
    • By: Alan Russell
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    LAPD detective Michael Gideon and his German shepherd K-9 partner, Sirius, walked through fire to catch an infamous serial killer, and Gideon is still paying the price with his PTSD fire dreams. To assist the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit, Gideon has agreed to monthly prison visits with Ellis Haines, a.k.a. the Weatherman. This time, a homicide case the FBI wants Haines to analyze sparks a chilling discovery: A new serial killer has struck, and he's lacing his crime scenes with hidden messages intended for Haines. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gotta Love Gideon and Sirius !

    • By shelley on 07-18-18

    Regular price: $18.19