While Drowning in the Desert by Don Winslow audiobook

While Drowning in the Desert

By Don Winslow
Read by Joe Barrett

Blackstone Publishing

The Neal Carey Mysteries: Book 5

3.82 Hours Unabridged
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Shamus Award winner and Edgar Award nominee Don Winslow combinesbreathless suspense, zany wit, and whiplash action in his latest novelfeaturing grad student/private eye Neal Carey. Now Neal is assigned to escortmonkeyish octogenarian Natty Silver home from Las Vegas to Palm Springs. Natty,once a burlesque top banana, has a nonstop barrage of corny jokes, an eye foran aging cocktail waitress, and a chronic disappearing act. When Neal catches up with him, he can see why Natty doesn’t want to gohome. Sole witness to a crime, he’s now the quarry of hard-faced suits, afascist con artist, and a career-track assassin. And bodyguard Neal, scorchingthrough the trackless desert at eighty miles per hour, brooding on his innerchild by freezing starlight, and looking down the barrel of one gun too many, issoon dodging vultures and on the brink of a surprise watery grave.

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Summary

Summary

Shamus Award winner and Edgar Award nominee Don Winslow combinesbreathless suspense, zany wit, and whiplash action in his latest novelfeaturing grad student/private eye Neal Carey. Now Neal is assigned to escortmonkeyish octogenarian Natty Silver home from Las Vegas to Palm Springs. Natty,once a burlesque top banana, has a nonstop barrage of corny jokes, an eye foran aging cocktail waitress, and a chronic disappearing act.

When Neal catches up with him, he can see why Natty doesn’t want to gohome. Sole witness to a crime, he’s now the quarry of hard-faced suits, afascist con artist, and a career-track assassin. And bodyguard Neal, scorchingthrough the trackless desert at eighty miles per hour, brooding on his innerchild by freezing starlight, and looking down the barrel of one gun too many, issoon dodging vultures and on the brink of a surprise watery grave.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Winslow has a way with crisp dialogue…And the laughs keep coming.” Publishers Weekly
“Guaranteed to provoke a laugh…A thoroughly enjoyable comic mystery.” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: Don Winslow

Author Bio: Don Winslow

Don Winslow is the author of nineteen, award-winning, international bestsellers—including the #1 international bestseller The Cartel, The Power of the Dog, Savages and The Winter of Frankie Machine. Savages was made into a critically acclaimed film by three-time Oscar winner Oliver Stone. The Cartel is scheduled to begin production next year by master filmmaker Ridley Scott and 20th Century Fox. A former investigator, anti-terrorist trainer, and trial consultant, Winslow lives in California.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 3.82
Audience: Adult
Language: English