The Winter of Frankie Machine by Don Winslow audiobook

The Winter of Frankie Machine

By Don Winslow
Read by Dennis Boutsikaris

Blackstone Publishing
9.14 Hours Unabridged
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Frank Machianno is a late-middle-aged ex-surf bum who runs a bait shack on the San Diego waterfront. An affable Italian with a love of people and life, he’s a stand-up businessman, devoted father, and a beloved fixture in the community. He’s also a hitman, a retired hitman. Back in the day when he was one of the most feared members of the West Coast Mafia, he was known as Frankie Machine. Frank consigned his Mob ties to the past years ago and wants them to stay there. But a favor being called in now by the local boss is one Frank can’t refuse, and soon he’s sucked back into the treacherous currents of his former life. Someone from the past wants him dead. He has to figure out who and why, and he has to do it fast.

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Summary

Summary

A Crime Reads Pick of Crime Fiction's Unforgettable Outsiders

A 2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Nominee for Mystery/Thriller

Frank Machianno is a late-middle-aged ex-surf bum who runs a bait shack on the San Diego waterfront. An affable Italian with a love of people and life, he’s a stand-up businessman, devoted father, and a beloved fixture in the community.

He’s also a hitman, a retired hitman. Back in the day when he was one of the most feared members of the West Coast Mafia, he was known as Frankie Machine. Frank consigned his Mob ties to the past years ago and wants them to stay there. But a favor being called in now by the local boss is one Frank can’t refuse, and soon he’s sucked back into the treacherous currents of his former life. Someone from the past wants him dead. He has to figure out who and why, and he has to do it fast.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Nobody in the world does this stuff better than Don Winslow…Another instant classic.” Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“A superb brew of milieu, deft characterization, wild suspense.” James Ellroy, New York Times bestselling author
“A gripping thriller…Like his book’s central figure, Mr. Winslow is good at what he does.” Wall Street Journal
“Smart, staccato…A reading experience of sustained intensity, with appealingly sleazy characters and an Elmore Leonard-like snap in the dialogue.” Cleveland Plain Dealer
“Gripping, fast-paced.” Men’s Health
“Wonderfully imagined…Winslow’s story explodes with…gritty realism.” Pittsburg Tribune-Review
“Elmore Leonard fans who have not yet discovered Winslow will be delighted by his fourth thriller…Winslow has created plausible characters and taut scenes of suspense that will keep readers turning pages.” Publishers Weekly

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 9.14
Audience: Adult
Language: English