Edward X. Delaney

5 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 107 ratings

The Anderson Tapes Summary

This novel represents the first appearance of Lawrence Sanders' most famous character, Edward X. Delaney, and the masterpiece of murder and suspense that launched Sanders' career.

The author outlines the conception, planning, and execution of the robbery of an Upper East Side apartment building with machine-like precision. The novel employs a clever premise: the entire story is told in surveillance-tape transcripts and reports from law-enforcement agencies, each of which observes an aspect of the situation in which the robbery takes place.

This suspenseful classic is brought to life by a full cast, including L. J. Ganser, Marc Vietor, Mark Boyett, Zoe Hunter, Gabra Zackman, Lauren Fortgang, Kevin T. Collins, Josh Hurley and Peter Ganim.

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  • Book 1

    • The Anderson Tapes

    • By: Lawrence Sanders
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser, Marc Vietor, Mark Boyett, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This novel represents the first appearance of Lawrence Sanders' most famous character, Edward X. Delaney, and the masterpiece of murder and suspense that launched Sanders' career. This suspenseful classic is brought to life by a full cast, including L. J. Ganser, Marc Vietor, Mark Boyett, Zoe Hunter, Gabra Zackman, Lauren Fortgang, Kevin T. Collins, Josh Hurley and Peter Ganim.

    Regular price: £16.89

  • Book 2

    • The First Deadly Sin

    • By: Lawrence Sanders
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 24 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    One of the most popular suspense novels of all time. A well-dressed man stalks the high-class neighborhoods of New York City. He is armed with an ice axe. His victims are strangers. And one cop, Captain Ed Delaney must solve a series of bizarre, gruesome murders that defy logic or method. This shocking story has captured the imaginations of millions like no other modern thriller.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant story and a must listen to Audiobook..

    • By Peter Odukwe on 17-12-14

    Regular price: £33.89

  • Book 3

    • The Second Deadly Sin

    • By: Lawrence Sanders
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Lawrence Sanders's masterpiece, The First Deadly Sin, set a standard for today's novels of psychological suspense. Now, retired Captain Ed Delaney returns to a distinctly urban milieu of paranoia and impulsive violence to solve a brutal murder that shocks New York's unshockable art world. The victim is Victor Maitland. Long-considered one of the world's greatest artists, he excelled in capturing the beauty of life on canvas. In private, he destroyed whomever he pleased: his wife, his son, his mistress, his dearest friends and family.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Part 2

    • By sarahmoose2000 on 24-03-16

    Regular price: £21.29

  • Book 4

    • The Third Deadly Sin

    • By: Lawrence Sanders
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 14 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    The First Deadly Sin made him a success. The Tenth Commandment made him today's best-selling suspense novelist. Now Lawrence Sanders presents his biggest and best ever - the nonstop thriller about a "Hotel Ripper" stalking New York's nightside with a Swiss Army knife, and the retired cop named Edward X. Delaney determined to catch him. Or the killer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great Lawrence Sanders/Marc Vietor combo

    • By Ashley on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £21.29

  • Book 5

    • The Fourth Deadly Sin

    • By: Lawrence Sanders
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Here is the gripping story of a brutally-murdered New York psychiatrist, the ex-cop who must crack the high-profile case, and the only six suspects: the doctor's own patients. It's a blockbuster with twists and turns that will keep you up nights and suspense that "never lags" ( The Washington Post). And it is a crowning achievement - by the man who wears the crown as king of the thriller.

    Regular price: £20.59