A Ticket to the Boneyard by Lawrence Block audiobook

A Ticket to the Boneyard: A Matthew Scudder Crime Novel

By Lawrence Block
Read by Joe Barrett

Blackstone Publishing 9780380709946

The Matthew Scudder Series: Book 8

8.20 Hours Unabridged
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Matthew Scudder is about to face every cop’s worstnightmare: James Leo Motley, psychopath extraordinaire. Twelve years ago Matthew Scudder lied to a jury to putJames Leo Motley behind bars. Now the ingenious psychopath is free, and thealcoholic ex-cop turned private investigator must pay dearly for his sins. Friendsand former lovers—even strangers unfortunate enough to share Scudder’s name—areturning up dead because a vengeful maniac is determined not to rest until he’sdriven his nemesis back to the bottle … and then to the boneyard.

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Summary

Summary

Matthew Scudder is about to face every cop’s worstnightmare: James Leo Motley, psychopath extraordinaire.

Twelve years ago Matthew Scudder lied to a jury to putJames Leo Motley behind bars. Now the ingenious psychopath is free, and thealcoholic ex-cop turned private investigator must pay dearly for his sins. Friendsand former lovers—even strangers unfortunate enough to share Scudder’s name—areturning up dead because a vengeful maniac is determined not to rest until he’sdriven his nemesis back to the bottle … and then to the boneyard.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The murders are as savage as they come, their horrific nature intensified by the clarity of Mr. Block’s pristine prose…Block has a fine nose for the pungencies of New York’s after-dark street life, and he gives his hero wonderful opportunities to swap syllables with the city’s most articulate riffraff.” New York Times
“This is primo stuff.” New York Times Book Review
“Absolutely riveting…Nonstop tension and a finish that will leave you bug-eyed.” Washington Post Book World
“[A] fine novel…This book will chill any reader right down to the bone.” Chicago Tribune
“Terrifying…[Block] creates suspense almost unbearable in intensity…Lawrence Block is one of America’s best crime writers, and he has never been better.” San Diego Union-Tribune
“A smooth, chilling suspense novel that stretches nerves wire-tight.” Boston Herald
“Exceptionally gripping…More thriller than mystery, and a powerful one…This sensitive and entertaining case is the series’ richest since Eight Million Ways to Die—a must for Block/Scudder fans.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“This is as near perfect as a private-eye thriller can get…The New York settings are superbly authentic, the dialogue is hip, sometimes touching but never mawkish, and the resolution—after Scudder’s old cop buddies decline involvement in what looks too much like a personal vendetta—is hair-raising.” Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: Lawrence Block

Author Bio: Lawrence Block

Lawrence Block is the recipient of a Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America and a New York Times bestselling author. His prolific career spans over one hundred books, including four bestselling series and dozens of short stories and articles. He has won multiple Edgar and Shamus awards, two Falcon Awards from the Maltese Falcon Society of Japan, the Nero and Philip Marlowe Awards, the Cartier Diamond Dagger from the Crime Writers Association of America, and many others. Aside from being a mystery writer, he has also written a number of episodes for television, including two episodes of the ESPN series Tilt; he also cowrote the screenplay for the film My Blueberry Nights, starring Norah Jones. Block currently lives in New York City with his wife, Lynne.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 8.20
Audience: Adult
Language: English