Five Stories from General Murders

CD - unabridged
Audio (3 discs)
Product Number: DD25558
Released: May 05, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504741484
Narrator/s: Robert Forster
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With his usual knife-sharp prose in cutting form, Loren D. Estleman proves that he can carve a short story as cleanly as the full-length Amos Walker detective novels. Detroit's favorite private investigator, Amos Walker, barrels through this collection of five short stories by Shamus Award winner, Loren D. Estleman. General Murders upholds Estleman's reputation as a master of the short story. Both card-carrying fans of Amos Walker and those who are new to the series will devour these stories as they, with Walker, expose crime in some of the most corrupt alleys and steamy streets of Detroit. In this collection are five vintage Walker stories: "Greektown," "Robbers' Roost," "Fast Burn," "Dead Soldier," and "Eight-Mile and Dequindre." In five stories that typify the best of the private-eye fiction genre, you will experience big-city corruption and scandal along with hard-edged, wise-cracking PI Amos Walker, whom critics place "at or near the top of the list of hard-boiled private eyes" (Publishers Weekly).


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Five Stories from General Murders
Product Number: BX00063137
Product Number:DD25558
Product Number:Z100117151

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Author(s): Loren D. Estleman
Narrator(s): Robert Forster
Product Number Z100117151
Released: May 16, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504741521

Professional reviews

"Robert Forster's low, gravelly voice is the perfect accompaniment for Estleman's five hard-boiled detective stories. PI Amos Walker pursues corruption and crime in Detroit. Forster is particularly good in his portrayal of the wise-cracking, streetwise detective. He also moves easily from one character to another and quickly engages listeners in his smooth performance. Forster's flat, gritty style perfectly suits the plots of these quick-paced, ruthless, and utterly entrancing stories. Forster's voice reflects the building suspense in some stories and the simple logic used to solve crimes in others. This well-performed presentation will please Estleman fans as well as those who simply enjoy murder mysteries. S.C.A. (c) AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine"

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