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The Strangler

William Landay

From the New York Times bestselling author of Defending Jacob Boston, 1963. A city on edge. On street corners, newsboys hawk the shocking headline: KENNEDY IS DEAD. In the city's underworld, a mob war rages. But what terrifies Bostonians most is the mysterious killer who has already claimed a dozen victims, a murderer whose name is indelibly linked to their city: the Boston Strangler. This is the electrifying backdrop of William Landay's magnificent new novel, a story of one Irish-American family, a city under siege, and the long shadow cast by the most infamous killer of his day . . . For the three Daley brothers, sons of a Boston cop, crime is the family business. They are simply on different sides of it. Joe is the eldest, a tough-talking cop whose gambling habits-fast women, slow horses-drag him down into the city's gangland. Michael is the middle son; a Harvard-educated lawyer working for an ambitious attorney general, he finds himself assigned to the embattled Strangler task force. And Ricky, the devil-may-care youngest son, floats above the fray as an expert burglar-until the Strangler strikes too close to home. As Joe's mob debts close in around him . . . and Michael becomes snarled in a murder investigation gone very wrong . . . and Ricky is hunted by both sides of the law, the three brothers-and the women who love them-are forced to take sides. Now each must look deeper into a killer's murderous rage, into their family's own lethal secrets, and into the one death that has changed them forever. As William Landay's complex, compassionate, and terrifying novel builds to a climax, two mysteries will collide-and a shattering truth will be revealed.

From the New York Times bestselling author of Defending Jacob Boston, 1963. A city on edge. On street corners, newsboys hawk the shocking headline: KENNEDY IS DEAD. In the city's underworld, a mob war rages. But what terrifies Bostonians most is the mysterious killer who has already claimed a dozen victims, a murderer whose name is indelibly linked to their city: the Boston Strangler. This is the electrifying backdrop of William Landay's magnificent new novel, a story of one Irish-American family, a city under siege, and the long shadow cast by the most infamous killer of his day . . . For the three Daley brothers, sons of a Boston cop, crime is the family business. They are simply on different sides of it. Joe is the eldest, a tough-talking cop whose gambling habits-fast women, slow horses-drag him down into the city's gangland. Michael is the middle son; a Harvard-educated lawyer working for an ambitious attorney general, he finds himself assigned to the embattled Strangler task force. And Ricky, the devil-may-care youngest son, floats above the fray as an expert burglar-until the Strangler strikes too close to home. As Joe's mob debts close in around him . . . and Michael becomes snarled in a murder investigation gone very wrong . . . and Ricky is hunted by both sides of the law, the three brothers-and the women who love them-are forced to take sides. Now each must look deeper into a killer's murderous rage, into their family's own lethal secrets, and into the one death that has changed them forever. As William Landay's complex, compassionate, and terrifying novel builds to a climax, two mysteries will collide-and a shattering truth will be revealed.
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Defending Jacob Boston, 1963. A city on edge. On street corners, newsboys hawk the shocking headline: KENNEDY IS DEAD. In the city's underworld, a mob war rages. But what terrifies Bostonians most is the mysterious killer who has already claimed a dozen victims, a murderer whose name is indelibly linked to their city: the Boston Strangler. This is the electrifying backdrop of William Landay's magnificent new novel, a story of one Irish-American family, a city under siege, and the long shadow cast by the most infamous killer of his day . . . For the three Daley brothers, sons of a Boston cop, crime is the family business. They are simply on different sides of it. Joe is the eldest, a tough-talking cop whose gambling habits-fast women, slow horses-drag him down into the city's gangland. Michael is the middle son; a Harvard-educated lawyer working for an ambitious attorney general, he finds himself assigned to the embattled Strangler task force. And Ricky, the devil-may-care youngest son, floats above the fray as an expert burglar-until the Strangler strikes too close to home. As Joe's mob debts close in around him . . . and Michael becomes snarled in a murder investigation gone very wrong . . . and Ricky is hunted by both sides of the law, the three brothers-and the women who love them-are forced to take sides. Now each must look deeper into a killer's murderous rage, into their family's own lethal secrets, and into the one death that has changed them forever. As William Landay's complex, compassionate, and terrifying novel builds to a climax, two mysteries will collide-and a shattering truth will be revealed.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Stephen Hoye

Length:

6h 32m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:09


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:39


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:33


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

02:54


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:19


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

02:08


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:08


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:53


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:01


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:27


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:46


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:50


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:24


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

02:22


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:07


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:25


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:23


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:34


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:20


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

02:58


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:59


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:08


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

02:38


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

02:57


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

02:08


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

02:29


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:42


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

03:59


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

03:28


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

02:37


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

03:10


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

03:33


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:07


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:50


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:28


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

03:03


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

02:58


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

03:12


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:19


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

03:23


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

03:24


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

02:52


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:26


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

03:05


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

02:39


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:31


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

03:32


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

03:20


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

01:41


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

02:48


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:09


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

01:14


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

03:50


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

03:58


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:38


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:00


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

01:57


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

02:46


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

03:17


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

01:26


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

03:08


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

01:01


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

03:03


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

02:39


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

02:35


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:03


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

03:00


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:05


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

04:14


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:41


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

02:46


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

04:10


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

03:03


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

03:36


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:43


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

02:45


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

03:23


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

01:12


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

01:35


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

01:09


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

03:04


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:03


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

01:15


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:01


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

02:39


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

03:42


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

03:18


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

05:09


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

04:04


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

04:32


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

02:32


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

02:51


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

02:57


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

02:40


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

02:25


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:06


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

04:42


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

03:58


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

05:00


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

00:55


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

03:16


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

00:56


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

04:37


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

04:53


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

04:20


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

04:58


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

04:55


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

05:04


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

01:49


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

03:28


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

02:06


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

02:51


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

03:43


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

04:20


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

03:07


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

02:45


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

02:43