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    • Shell Game

    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The new VI Warshawski novel from the New York Times best-selling author pits acclaimed detective VI Warshawski against some of today's most powerful figures. Legendary sleuth VI Warshawski returns to the Windy City to save an old friend's nephew from a murder arrest. The case involves a stolen artifact that could implicate a shadowy network of international criminals. As VI investigates, the detective soon finds herself tangling with the Russian mob, ISIS backers and a shady network of stock scams and stolen art that stretches from Chicago to the East Indies and the Middle East. 

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Breakdown

    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Carmilla, Queen of the Night, is a shape-shifting raven whose fictional exploits thrill girls all over the world. When tweens in Chicago's Carmilla Club hold an initiation ritual in an abandoned cemetery, they stumble on an actual corpse, a man stabbed through the heart in a vampire-style slaying. The girls include daughters of some of Chicago's most powerful families. For V.I. Warshawski, the questions multiply faster than the answers. Is the killing linked to a hostile media campaign against Sophy Durango?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The excellent V I

    • By Judith Bassett on 09-12-16

    Regular price: £17.19

    • Body Work

    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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    When V. I. Warshawski, the hardest-working of private eyes, goes out one night, a stranger is shot and dies in her arms. V.I. has been visiting Club Gouge, where a woman known as the Body Artist turns her naked body into a canvas for the audience to paint on. The show attracts all kinds of people, from Ukrainian mobsters and Iraq war veterans. A tormented young painter shows up too, and the intricate designs she creates drive one of the soldiers into a violent rage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • VI at her best!

    • By Jacqui on 11-10-18

    Regular price: £17.89

    • Fallout

    • V. I. Warshawski 18
    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4 out of 5 stars 24
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    V. I. Warshawski's impossible goddaughter, Bernie, convinces her to look for August, a young filmmaker who has disappeared. The evidence indicates that he has gone to Kansas in the company of Emerald, an older black movie actress who wants to film the story of her life. Her search takes V. I. from the military base Emerald was born on to the farm where she grew up outside a university town, ploughing up past and present-day secrets as she goes.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good, but the narration didn't work for me

    • By Jessica Black on 11-01-18

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Brush Back

    • V.I. Warshawski, Book 17
    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 14 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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    Twenty-five years ago, Stella Guzzo beat her daughter to death and then walked up the street to play bingo at her church. V. I. Warshawski grew up with the Guzzo family. She dated Frank Guzzo when they were teens and knew Stella's murderous rages firsthand. She didn't think about the family again until the day Frank came to her office, wanting V. I. to help his mother with an exoneration claim. The detective wants no part of Stella Guzzo's world, but she doesn't feel able to say no.

    Regular price: £22.79

    • Shell Game

    • V.I. Warshawski Series, Book 19
    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Legendary sleuth V.I. Warshawski returns to the Windy City to save an old friend’s nephew from a murder arrest. The case involves a stolen artifact that could implicate a shadowy network of international criminals. As V.I. investigates, the detective soon finds herself tangling with the Russian mob, ISIS backers, and a shady network of stock scams and stolen art. In Shell Game, nothing and no one are what they seem, except for the detective herself, who loses sleep, money, and blood, but remains indomitable in her quest for justice. 

    Regular price: £31.39

    • BBC Radio Crimes: A V.I. Warshawski Mystery: Killing Orders

    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Kathleen Turner, Martin Shaw, Adjoa Andoh, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Feisty Chicago private eye Vic ‘V.I.’ Warshawski is used to getting mixed up in complicated cases. But when three million dollars in share certificates are stolen from a Dominican priory, she really doesn’t want to get involved. Because agreeing to investigate would mean doing a favour for Aunt Rosa, the priory’s treasurer, and Vic has never forgiven Rosa for something she did a long time ago. Against her better judgement, Vic gets drawn in, only to be suddenly called off the case.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Audio Drama at its best!

    • By Arti on 02-05-16

    Regular price: £12.00

    • The Greatest Mysteries of All Time, Volume 4

    • By: Sara Paretsky, Lawrence Block, Edgar Allan Poe, and others
    • Narrated by: Jean Smart, Robert Forster, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The Greatest Mysteries of All Time, Volume 4 is the fourth in a series featuring the finest short story mystery fiction by the most acclaimed writers, past and present. From Lawrence Block, Sara Paretsky, Georges Simenon, Edward D. Hoch and everyone in between, this unique collection, edited by multi-award winning mystery connoisseur Otto Penzler, is a delightful mixture of mystery and suspense.

    Regular price: £16.49

    • Burn Marks

    • V. I. Warshawski, Book 6
    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Elena, V.I. Warshawski’s derelict aunt, reenters her niece’s life at three in the morning. Burned out of her SRO hotel, Elena has turned to V.I. for a place to stay. V.I. vows that it will be a short visit and uses some old political contacts to find Elena a room. When V.I. is hired to investigate the fire at the hotel, her aunt disappears, and her aunt’s young friend is found dead at a construction site. V.I. is warned off the case by both a high-ranking police officer and a major Chicago developer - who also happens to be a close friend of the chairman of the Cook County Board.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic!!

    • By Kindle Customer on 10-05-18

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Hardball

    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 13 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    When V. I. Warshawski is asked to find a man who’s been missing for decades, a search she thought would be futile turns lethal. Old skeletons from the city’s racially charged history rise up to force her back – a nun who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. dies without revealing crucial evidence, and the elderly sisters who hired her are also keeping important information to themselves. Then V.I. finds that her family is keeping secrets of its own. Afraid to learn that her adored father might have been a bent cop....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • V I

    • By Judith Bassett on 28-01-17

    Regular price: £15.74

    • Hard Time

    • V. I. Warshawski Series, Book 9
    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Jean Smart
    • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
    • Abridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Multimedia conglomerate Global Entertainment has purchased the Chicago Herald-Star, forcing the paper's staff to scramble for new jobs. Reporter Murray Ryerson, V.I. Warshawski's long-time friend, lands a plum job as host of a Global network television show. On her way home from a party in honor of Murray's success, V.I. stops to help a woman lying in the street. Her Good Samaritan act sends her straight into a case that exposes dark hidden truths behind the razzle-dazzle of the entertainment industry.

    • V. I. Warshawski Series, Book 9
    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Jean Smart
    • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
    • Release date: 12-09-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

    Regular price: £11.89

    • Critical Mass

    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 15 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    When private eye V.I. Warshawski is called out to a derelict drug house in a rural town just south of Chicago, she discovers something she wasn't expecting: the mutilated corpse of a man, dumped in a cornfield. It is a discovery that throws V.I. into the fascinating world of physics and invention: a design that sparked the construction of the computer as we know it, the development of nuclear weapons, the wonder of Newton's prisms and a train of dramatic events that occurred in wartime Vienna.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • V I Warchowski

    • By Jason on 29-08-14

    Regular price: £15.09

    • Bitter Medicin

    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Agnete Wahl
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
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    Consuelo er 16 år, diabetiker og datteren af en af Vics venner - og så er hun gravid. Da Consuelo får alt for tidlige veer, gør Vic, hvad der står i hendes magt for at redde både pigen og det ufødte barn - uden held. Hun er overbevist om, at der er tale om fejlbehandling på hospitalet, og modstraebende tager hun sagen i egen hånd. Midt i forsøget på at opklare de mystiske omstaendigheder omkring dødsfaldene forelsker hun sig i en laege på hospitalet, og snart bliver det svaert for den ellers hårdkogte privatdetektiv at adskille hjerne og hjerte.

    Regular price: £13.89

    • Bleeding Kansas

    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    The Grelliers and the Schapens: two families who have been farming in the Kaw River Valley for over 150 years, their lives connected through the generations by history and geography. Then Gina Haring, bringing with her the liberal air of the big city, moves into a dilapidated house near both farms. Gina has secrets, her own reasons for being in the Kansas countryside, and they're not necessarily what the people around her imagine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Paretsky but not as you know her

    • By S. K. Doughty on 02-02-09

    Regular price: £16.79

    • Deadly Housewives

    • By: Sara Paretsky, Nevada Barr, Marcia Muller, and others
    • Narrated by: Shannon Engemann, Henrietta Tiefenthaler
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Wisteria Lane has nothing on these grandes dames of mystery. In the expert hands of two of the mystery world's top storytellers, being a housewife takes on a whole new meaning.These two never-before-published stories by Nevada Barr and Sara Paretsky explore the dark side of the housewife psyche and are guaranteed to delight.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Great stories, terrible readers

    • By Claribelle on 19-07-15

    Regular price: £10.19

    • Deadly Allies

    • Private Eye Writers of America - Sisters in Crime
    • By: Sue Grafton, Lia Matera, Margaret Maron, and others
    • Narrated by: Lorena Swift, David Dukes, Bess Armstrong, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An exciting mystery anthology of short stories by assorted writers including Sara Paretsky and Sue Grafton.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Brandsår

    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Julie Fabricius
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    En morgen kommer tante Elena til Vics dørtrin for bede om husly. Da tante Elenas hotel er braendt ned, accepterer Vic et kortvarigt ophold, og imens forsøger hun at finde et sted til tanten ved hjaelp af sine politiske kontakter. Da Vic bliver hyret til at opklare de mystiske omstaendigheder omkring hotelbranden, dukker liget af tantens unge ven op - og pludselig er tante Elena intet sted at finde.

    Regular price: £12.69

    • Brandudsalg

    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Agnete Wahl
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    V.I. bor ikke mere i det fattige South Chicago, men kommer tilbage som traener for et skolebasketballteam på den high school, hun selv tidligere har gået på. Holdet består af utilpassede piger med alskens sociale problemer, nogle af dem teenagemødre. Isaer en pige, Josie Dorrado, tilskynder V.I. til at hjaelpe sin mor, der er ansat på en lille flagfabrik, som presses hårdt af en discountkaede.

    Regular price: £12.69

    • Pletskud

    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Agnete Wahl
    • Length: 13 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    To gamle, sorte søstre bestiller Chicago-detektiven Victoria I. Warshawski til at finde den enes søn, der har vaeret savnet i flere end 40 år. En tilsyneladende håbløs opgave, som V.I. alligevel påtager sig. Undervejs får hun rodet op i en masse af fortidens synder, gamle skeletter rasler ud af skabene og spor fører tilbage til de dramatiske raceuroligheder i 1966, hvor Martin Luther King blev skudt.

    Regular price: £12.69

    • Vaergeløs

    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Nanna Salomon
    • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Vics kvarter er ved at blive overtaget af "yuppier", der med deres bidselsko og sorte mapper vil gøre området mere eksklusivt. Skatterne ryger i vejret og almindelige mennesker som Vic, der lever fra hånden til munden, presses til at følge med - eller pakke sammen og forlade denne del af byen. Vaerst går det dog ud over gamle Hattie Frizell og hendes fem hunde, der i yuppiernes øjne er bydelens vaerste skamplet.

    Regular price: £12.69

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