Turner

6 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 17 ratings

Cypress Grove Publisher's Summary

The small town where Turner has moved is the perfect hide-away for him to forget he was a cop, a psychotherapist and always an ex-con - until a body is found and Turner is thrust into the investigation and everything he thought he had left behind.

Turner slowly becomes reacquainted not only with the darkness he had fled, but with the unsuspected kindness of others.

©2003 James Sallis (P)2013 W F Howes Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • Cypress Grove

    • By: James Sallis
    • Narrated by: Peter Brooke
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The small town where Turner has moved is the perfect hide-away for him to forget he was a cop, a psychotherapist and always an ex-con - until a body is found and Turner is thrust into the investigation and everything he thought he had left behind. Turner slowly becomes reacquainted not only with the darkness he had fled, but with the unsuspected kindness of others.

    Regular price: $20.09

    • Cypress Grove

    • By: James Sallis
    • Narrated by: Alan Nebelthua
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    James Sallis, author of the Lew Griffin detective stories, has been praised as one of Southern literature's most original voices. In Cypress Grove, a murder with eerie connections to the past brings a man back to his calling. Turner was a homicide cop long ago, until he got mixed up in the wrong case and ended up behind bars himself. Now retired to a cabin in a small Southern town, Turner's been recruited by the local Sheriff to help solve a bizarre and gruesome case.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • atmospheric mystery

    • By tinaswfl on 11-18-08

    Regular price: $29.37

  • Book 2

    • Cripple Creek

    • By: James Sallis
    • Narrated by: Alan Nebelthau
    • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Author James Sallis is acclaimed for his taut mysteries featuring world-weary ex-Memphis cop John Turner, including Cripple Creek. Assuming the role of deputy sheriff in a small town near the city, Turner investigates sordid cases in a community that time is slowly forgetting. Here his past catches up to him when his son rolls down Main Street riding in what appears to be a stolen car.

    Regular price: $23.77

    • Cripple Creek

    • By: James Sallis
    • Narrated by: Peter Brooke
    • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
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    Now Deputy Sheriff in his new town, Turner seems to be finally escaping his past and creating a new life for himself. That is, until a routine traffic stop results in a young man being sprung from jail, a brutal assault on the Sheriff and Turner risking everything in his wild pursuit. A novel as atmospheric and eventful as anything Sallis has written.

    Regular price: $14.16

  • Book 3

    • Salt River

    • By: James Sallis
    • Narrated by: Alan Nebelthau
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Author James Sallis is acclaimed for his taut mysteries featuring world-weary ex-Memphis cop John Turner, including Cripple Creek. Assuming the role of deputy sheriff in a small town near the city, Turner investigates sordid cases in a community that time is slowly forgetting. Here his past catches up to him when his son rolls down Main Street riding in what appears to be a stolen car.

    Regular price: $23.77

    • Salt River

    • By: James Sallis
    • Narrated by: Peter Brooke
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Two years have passed since Turner's lover, Val Bjorn, was shot as they sat together on the porch of his cabin. Then the sheriff's long-lost son comes ploughing down Main Street in what appears to be a stolen car. And waiting at Turner's cabin is his good friend, Eldon Brown. Haunted by his own ghosts, Turner nonetheless goes in search of a truth he's not sure he can live with.

    Regular price: $15.16