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Chancer, John

Works: 176 works in 376 publications in 1 language and 4,118 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Suspense fiction  Legal stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Adventure stories  Detective and mystery stories, American  Poetry 
Roles: Narrator, Other
Classifications: PS3552.A446, 813.54
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Publications about John Chancer
Publications by John Chancer
Most widely held works by John Chancer
Life or death by Michael Robotham( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Audie was sentenced to ten years for a Texas robbery in which four people died, including two members of his own gang. Seven million dollars have never been recovered from the robbery, and everybody believes Audie knows where the money is. For a decade Audie has been beaten, stabbed, and threatened by inmates and guards, all desperate to know the secret. The day before he is due to be released, Audie suddenly vanishes. The hunt for Audie, and the money, is on. But Audie's not running to save his own life--instead, he's trying to save someone else
The essential Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Part of the Naxos AudioBooks Essential series, this CD combines some of Poes best-loved ghost stories, plus a selection of poetry including The Raven and an additional biography. This audiobook features The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Masque of the Red Death, The Cask of Amontillado, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Premature Burial and The Facts in the Case of M Valdemar
The hunter by Richard Stark( file )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
You probably haven't noticed them, but they've noticed you. They notice everything. That's their job. Sitting quietly in a nondescript car outside a bank making note of the tellers' work habits. Lagging a few car lengths behind the Brinks truck on its daily rounds. Surreptitiously jiggling the handle of an unmarked service door at the racetrack. They're heisters. They're pros, and Parker is far and away the best of them. In The Hunter, the first volume in the series, Parker roars into New York City, seeking revenge on the woman who betrayed him and on the man who took his money, stealing and scamming his way to redemption
The outfit by Richard Stark( file )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
No crook had ever crossed the organized crime mob known as The Outfit. Except Parker. But ripping them off was the easy part of his game. Going one-on-one with Bronson, the Outfit's Big Boss, was the hard part. The Outfit was organized crime with a capital O. They were big. They were bad. They were brutal. And no crook ever crossed them and lived to enjoy it. Except Parker. So they wanted Parker dead, and a hit man proved they meant business. Too bad for the Outfit he missed
The closers by Michael Connelly( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
After three years out of the LAPD, Harry Bosch is assigned to the department's Open-Unsolved Unit with thousands of cold cases that haunt the LAPD's files. Working beside his former cop partner, Kiz Rider, they are the Closers
The rare coin score by Richard Stark( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Parker makes the mistake of letting an amateur in on the score, and one of them is a pretty woman named Claire
The nearest exit by Olen Steinhauer( file )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
After being blackballed by the CIA, Milo Weaver finds himself compelled to rejoin the elite network of top-secret black-ops agents called 'tourists'. But first he's required to prove his loyalty by killing an innocent teenage girl in Berlin. He has a daughter not much younger than the girl he's been tasked to abduct. As the gripping action unwinds, the brilliant, obese German espionage administrator searches for a traitor amongst the tourists - container
Great classic mysteries twelve unabridged tales ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Enjoy the great detectives of the Golden Age of classic mysteries in this unique collection of audio whodunits. Newly recorded for this original anthology, the crimes, criminals, and sleuths depicted here set the standard for decades to come, and remain as entertaining today as they were when first published. An ideal starting point for those new to audio mysteries, and a perfect assortment for the seasoned noir veteran, Great Classic Mysteries will leave all listeners scrambling for an alibi
No way back by Matthew Klein( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Jimmy Thane has faced many crossroads, and taken the wrong path. At the peak of his career, he chose alcohol. When his job became shaky, it was drugs. When his wife lost faith in him, he went looking for other women. Now Jimmy has one last chance
The third rail by Michael T Harvey( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
After witnessing a shooting, private investigator Michael Kelly is drawn toward a murderer with an unnerving link to his own past, to a crime he witnessed as a child and to the consequences it had on his relationship with his father
The essential Edgar Allan Poe stories, poems, biography by Edgar Allan Poe( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Mystery, horror, murder and madness -- Edgar Allan Poe's stories are famous for their ability to shock and intrigue. From the nightmarish world of The Pit and the Pendulum to the shrewd calculations of August Dupin, their power is undiminished even today. This release also includes some of the author's best-known poetry, including The Raven, and Annabel Lee, as well as a specially-written biography, which gives insight into the troubled psyche of the original master of the horror genre
The scarecrow by Michael Connelly( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Jack McEvoy is at the end of the line as a crime reporter. Forced to take a buy-out from the 'LA Times', he's got 30 days left on the job. His last assignment? Training his replacement, a low-cost reporter just out of J-school. But Jack has other plans for his exit. He is going to go out with a bang - a final story that will win him newspaper journalism's highest honour - a Pulitzer prize. Jack focuses on Alonzo Winslow. a 16-year-old drug dealer from the projects who has confessed to police that he brutally raped and strangled one of his crack clients. But as Jack delves into the story he soon realises that Alonzo's so-called confession is bogus. And the investigation leads him to a killer known as The Scarecrow - container
Stone cold by David Baldacci( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 70 libraries worldwide
While Oliver Stone and the Camel Club try to protect Annabelle Conroy from her mother's murderer, Stone finds men from his shadowy past turning up dead. When buried secrets are resurrected, the members of the Camel Club left standing will be changed forever
The reversal by Michael Connelly( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
When Mickey Haller is invited by the district attorney to prosecute a case for him, he knows something strange is going on. The high-profile case of Jason Jessup, a child-killer who spent almost 25 years on death row, is an intriguing one
The man with the getaway face by Richard Stark( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Parker goes under the knife in The Man with the Getaway Face, changing his face to escape the mob and a contract on his life. Along the way he scores his biggest heist yet: an armored car in New Jersey, stuffed with cash
The whole truth by David Baldacci( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
In this international thriller, Nicholas Creel, the head of the Ares Corporation, a huge defense contractor, hires a perception management firm to start a second cold war by planting fake news stories on the Internet about Russian atrocities. A shadowy operative, Shaw, allies himself with a disgraced female journalist in an effort to thwart Creel's evil plot
Echo Park by Michael Connelly( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 69 libraries worldwide
In 1993 Marie Geno disappeared after walking out of a supermarket in Hollywood. The case was quickly elevated from Missing Persons to Homicide, where Harry Bosch was assigned to it. But it was one case Bosch couldn't solve. Thirteen years later, Bosch is in the Open Unsolved Unit, where he still keeps the Gesto file on his desk. He gets a call from the DA's office. Raynard Waits, a man accused of two heinous killings, is willing to come clean in regard to several other murders in a deal to avoid the death penalty. One of those murders is the killing of Marie Gesto. Bosch is given the task of taking Waits' confession, and of making sure the killer is not scamming the authorities to avoid a date with death
True blue by David Baldacci( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Mason "Mace" Perry was a firebrand cop on the D.C. police force until she was kidnapped and framed for a crime. She lost everything: her badge, her career, her freedom, and spent two years in prison. Now she's back on the outside and focused on one mission: to be a cop once more. But even with her police chief sister on her side, she has to work in the shadows: A vindictive U.S. attorney is looking for any reason to send Mace back behind bars. Then Roy Kingman enters her life. Roy is a young lawyer who aided the poor until he took a high-paying job at a law firm in Washington. Mace and Roy meet after he discovers the dead body of a female partner at the firm. As they investigate the death, they start uncovering surprising secrets from both the private and public world of the nation's capital. Soon, what began as a fairly routine homicide takes a terrifying and unexpected turn into something complex, diabolical, and possibly lethal
The Camel Club by David Baldacci( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Oliver Stone's goal is to keep watch on Washington politics and expose corruption wherever he finds it. But the stakes are raised when he and his friends, a group of conspiracy theory misfits known as the Camel Club, accidentally witness the murder of an intelligence analyst. For Secret Service agent Alex Ford, assigned to investigate, the authorities' verdict of suicide doesn't ring true. Reassigned to bodyguard duties, Ford is tested to the limit when he is sent to protect the President during a visit to his home town, where a terrorist cell is plotting an event that will shake the world. As the Camel Club is poised to expose a conspiracy that reaches into the heart of Washington's corridors of power, Alex Ford finds out that his worst nightmare is about to happen
The Chicago way by Michael T Harvey( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
From the co-creator and executive producer of the television show Cold Case Files comes a fast-paced, stylish murder mystery featuring a tough-talking Irish cop turned private investigator who does for the city of Chicago what Elmore Leonard did for Detroit and Raymond Chandler did for Los Angeles. Chicago PI Michael Kelly is hired by his former partner, John Gibbons, to help solve an eight-year-old rape and battery case, a case it turns out his old friend was once ordered to forget. When Gibbons turns up dead, Kelly enlists a team of his savviest colleagues to connect the dots between the recent murder and the cold case it revived
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