The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly audiobook

The Scarecrow

By Michael Connelly
Read by Peter Giles

Little, Brown & Company, Hachette Book Group 9780446401203

The Jack McEvoy Series: Book 2

11.26 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE BOSCH SERIES AND THE LINCOLN LAWYER SERIES "Michael Connelly...has the nerve and timing of a whole SWAT team."--New York Times "Michael Connelly...adds the intricate plotting and perfect-pitch dialogue that keeps The Scarecrow scary. Together, they hook the reader early and never let up."--Philadelphia Inquirer "An addictive read that, once it grabs you in those first few pages, won't let go of you."--Boston Globe Forced out of the Los Angeles Times amid the latest budget cuts, newspaperman Jack McEvoy decides to go out with a bang, using his final days at the paper to write the definitive murder story of his career. He focuses on Alonzo Winslow, a sixteen-year-old drug dealer in jail after confessing to a brutal murder. But as he delves into the story, Jack realizes that Winslow's so-called confession is bogus. The kid might actually be innocent. Jack is soon running with his biggest story since The Poet made his career years ago. He is tracking a killer who operates completely below police radar-and with perfect knowledge of any move against him. Including Jack's.

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Summary

Summary

A #1 New York Times bestseller

FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE BOSCH SERIES AND THE LINCOLN LAWYER SERIES

"Michael Connelly...has the nerve and timing of a whole SWAT team."--New York Times

"Michael Connelly...adds the intricate plotting and perfect-pitch dialogue that keeps The Scarecrow scary. Together, they hook the reader early and never let up."--
Philadelphia Inquirer

"An addictive read that, once it grabs you in those first few pages, won't let go of you."--Boston Globe


Forced out of the Los Angeles Times amid the latest budget cuts, newspaperman Jack McEvoy decides to go out with a bang, using his final days at the paper to write the definitive murder story of his career.

He focuses on Alonzo Winslow, a sixteen-year-old drug dealer in jail after confessing to a brutal murder. But as he delves into the story, Jack realizes that Winslow's so-called confession is bogus. The kid might actually be innocent.

Jack is soon running with his biggest story since The Poet made his career years ago. He is tracking a killer who operates completely below police radar-and with perfect knowledge of any move against him. Including Jack's.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

If any novelist is worthy to walk once more through the front door of Raymond Chandler's iconic Sternwood mansion, it's Michael Connelly. Washington Post
Michael Connelly is the master of the universe in which he lives, and that is the sphere of crime thrillers. This man is so good at what he does. Huffington Post
“Connelly hits it out of the park with one of the best thrillers of the year…Peter Giles brings a skilled and intimate feel to his reading without losing the chilling momentum.” Publishers Weekly (audio review)
“A nail-biting thriller…This magnificent effort is a reminder of why Connelly is one of today’s top crime authors.” Publishers Weekly
“With its ingenious story line and the twisted brilliance of the creeps involved, The Scarecrow holds its own with its predecessor.” Washington Post
“Connelly nails the death-of-newspapers theme…One of Connelly’s very best.” Booklist (starred review)
“A return to form for Mr. Connelly and his sharpest book since The Lincoln Lawyer.” New York Times

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Author

Author Bio: Michael Connelly

Author Bio: Michael Connelly

Michael Connelly, author of suspense thriller and detective mysteries, has written several #1 New York Times bestsellers and numerous titles that made the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists. He has won most every award given in the mystery and thriller genres, including the Anthony Award for Best Novel and the Barry Award for Best Novel. He is a former newspaper reporter who also won numerous awards for his journalism.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Thrillers/Suspense
Runtime: 11.26
Audience: Adult
Language: English