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    • Cat and Mouse

    • Alex Cross, Book 4
    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald, Keith David
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Just as Alex Cross is beginning to feel that life is good and he is finally coming out of the depression he's been in since the death of his wife, he is called to Union Station train terminal - a man is on the loose, firing at random into the swarming crowds of travellers. Psychopath Gary Soneji seems determined to go down in a blaze of glory, and he wants Alex Cross to be there. Will this be the final showdown?

    Regular price: £11.19

    • The Pelican Brief

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Winner of the British Book Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award, 2007.
    Two supreme court justices are dead. Their murders are connected only in one mind, and in one legal brief conceived by that mind. Brilliant, beautiful, and ambitious, New Orleans legal student Darby Shaw little realises that her speculative brief will penetrate to the highest levels of power in Washington and cause shockwaves there.

    Regular price: £11.99

    • The Pelican Brief

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Late one October night, Justice Abe Rosenberg, at 91 the Supreme Court's liberal legend, is shot to death in his Georgetown home. Two hours later Glenn Jensen, the Court's youngest and most conservative justice, is strangled. The country is stunned; the FBI has no clues. But Darby Shaw, a brilliant law student at Tulane, thinks she has the answer.

    Regular price: £18.39

    • The Benefit of the Doubt

    • By: Tobias Wolff
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    While on a crowded bus near the Vatican, a man named Mallon - visiting Italy on business - feels someone reaching into his pockets, searching for his wallet. He elbows the pickpocket, seriously injuring the man. Driven by his guilty conscience, Mallon finds himself peering in on the life of an unfamiliar culture and learning more about the world than he ever could have imagined.

    Regular price: £2.59

    • The Deposition

    • By: Tobias Wolff
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Burke, a San Francisco lawyer, is defending a woman who has been disabled by a botched surgery. His client has a personal connection to Burke, and the trial happens to be taking place in his Ohio hometown, a place ravaged by fallen industries and greedy corporations. While taking a deposition from a particularly difficult witness, Burke calls for a break and takes a walk around the neighborhood where he grew up. A chance encounter with a beautiful woman sets in motion a series of events that Burke could never have foreseen - and is unlikely to forget.

    Regular price: £1.29

    • Imperfect Strangers

    • By: Stuart Woods
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Two strangers on a plane, each with wives who are making their lives miserable, have a few too many drinks and strike a sinister deal. Suddenly Sandy Kinsolving is facing a future of wealth and freedom, as well as a brutal murder he cannot bring himself to prevent and a madman who stalks his every waking moment. This dazzling story of greed, love, betrayal, and murder is Stuart Woods at his best.

    Regular price: £11.49

    • Rough Justice: A Classic Hard-Boiled Tale from the Original Black Mask

    • By: Frederick Nebel
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner, Anthony Heald, Tom Weiner, and others
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A Manhattan gumshoe pursues a convict to St. Louis, where he gets mixed up in a cop killing and nearly loses his own life at the hands of a B girl.

    Regular price: £1.69

    • The Missing Mr. Lee

    • A Classic Hard-Boiled Tale from the Original Black Mask
    • By: Hugh B. Cave
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald, Lorna Raver, Christine Williams, and others
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    An eccentric boarding house denizen winds up dead; his presumed killer, a fellow boarder, has vanished. The baffling case unfolds through the testimony of witnesses, who are themselves suspect.

    Regular price: £1.69

    • Black

    • A Classic Hard-Boiled Tale from the Original Black Mask
    • By: Paul Cain
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald, Christine Williams, Malcolm Hillgartner, and others
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A big-city tough guy comes to a small Minnesota town to settle a deadly fight between the local crime boss and his chief rival - his son.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Listen for Hard-Boiled Fans

    • By Rima Deford on 01-12-13

    Regular price: £1.59

    • Trouble Chaser

    • A Classic Hard-Boiled Tale from the Original Black Mask
    • By: Paul Cain
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald, Christine Williams, Bill Hughes, and others
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A starlet's plot to blackmail a film-studio executive results in her murder. Only the "trouble chaser" can clear her volatile lover and solve the crime.

    Regular price: £1.69

    • Pigeon Blood: A Classic Hard-Boiled Tale from the Original Black Mask

    • By: Paul Cain
    • Narrated by: Tom Weiner, Lorna Raver, Bill Hughes, and others
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A society matron's life is threatened after she engineers the theft of her own priceless jewelry to pay off a gambling debt. Only a debonair connoisseur of crime can save her and recover her gems. For a price.

    Regular price: £1.69