Max Rupert and Boady Sanden
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  • The Life We Bury | Allen Eskens

    The Life We Bury

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Allen Eskens
    • Narrated By Zach Villa
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe's life is ever the same. Carl is a dying Vietnam veteran-and a convicted murderer. With only a few months to live, he has been medically paroled to a nursing home after spending thirty years in prison for the crimes of rape and murder.

    Good listen!

    For a bargain book, this was pretty good. I usually stick with cozy mysteries because I don't like the violence in normal ones, and this one does get ..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 14 2015 by Lori (United States)
  • The Guise of Another | Allen Eskens

    The Guise of Another

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Allen Eskens
    • Narrated By Jonathan Yen
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (2084)
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    (1906)
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    A former Medal of Valor winner, Minnesota detective Alexander Rupert is now under subpoena by a grand jury on suspicion of corruption. So when he's asked to look into the false identity of a car-accident victim named James Putnam, a man who in fact died 15 years earlier, Rupert sees a potentially big case and an opportunity to regain his respectability. But the investigation puts him in the path of "the Beast", the nom de guerre of Drago Basta, a cunning veteran of the Balkan wars.

    I loved the characters

    Once again Allen Eskens lets his characters evolve. Both of the books by Eskens have been among the most engaging and intellectually gratifying books ..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 24 2016 by Colleen ()
  • The Heavens May Fall | Allen Eskens

    The Heavens May Fall

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Allen Eskens
    • Narrated By R. C. Bray, David Colacci, Amy McFadden
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (3414)
    Performance
    (3177)
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    Detective Max Rupert's and attorney Boady Sanden's friendship is being pushed to the breaking point. Max is convinced that Jennavieve Pruitt was killed by her husband, Ben. Boady is equally convinced that Ben, his client, is innocent. As the case unfolds, the two are forced to confront their own personal demons.

    2017 Audie Nominee

    There’s something special about a mystery where you think you basically have it pretty much figured out and the author still manages to pull it all to..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 20 2017 by Robert (Morrisville, PA, United States)