The Scarecrow

Written by:
Michael Connelly
Narrated by:
Peter Giles

Abridged Audiobook

Release Date
May 2009
6 hours 0 minutes
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 paperto write the definitive murder story of his career.

He focuses on Alonzo Winslow, a 16-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 Poetmade 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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Fast paced with plenty of twists, with credible characters with whom I enjoyed spending time. The narration helped draw me into the story and make it an enjoyable experience.

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I think that this is one of Connelly's best books. I would give it a ten star rating - if I could.

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Ellen W.

This was my first Michael Connelly novel and I loved it. I have started another!

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Riveting to the end. Great thriller.kept me listening and wondering.

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I found this book very suspenseful and interesting.

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I always enjoy Michael Connelly's stories, but this just wasn't up to his standards, and I didn't care for the narrator, so will avoid any books in the future with his name as narrator.

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Great Book, lots of suspense and well told. This is one of those books that keep me in my driveway a couple of times.

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It kept me interested and eased the time on the road.

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