Chester Drum

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Murder Is My Dish Description

A kidnapped intellectual and a dead partner take Drum to South America....

When Andy Dineen tires of the FBI, he jumps ship for Langley and joins the CIA to fight the Cold War in Berlin. After years in the spy game, he grows sick of the paperwork, and is considering his options when an old friend, private detective Chester Drum, offers him a job. Drum is surprised when his old academy classmate takes him up on it, and shocked when it gets Dineen killed.

Dineen’s first and last case is a stint as a bodyguard for a South American intellectual who’s writing an expos of his nation’s savage dictator. When the strongman’s thugs kidnap the author and bludgeon Dineen, Drum rushes to the hospital just in time to watch his friend die. Avenging Dineen will mean a trip to South America, and infiltrating a palace whose secret police are not half as dangerous as the despot’s daughter.

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  • Volume 1 de la série

    Couverture de The Second Longest Line
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  • Volume 2 de la série

    • Murder Is My Dish

    • Chester Drum, Book 2
    • De : Stephen Marlowe
    • Lu par : Pete Larkin
    • Durée : 6 h et 52 min
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    When Andy Dineen tires of the FBI, he jumps ship for Langley and joins the CIA to fight the Cold War in Berlin. After years in the spy game, he grows sick of the paperwork, and is considering his options when an old friend, private detective Chester Drum, offers him a job. Drum is surprised when his old academy classmate takes him up on it, and shocked when it gets Dineen killed. Dineen’s first and last case is a stint as a bodyguard for a South American intellectual who’s writing an expos of his nation’s savage dictator.

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  • Volume 3 de la série

    Couverture de Mecca for Murder
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    Couverture de Trouble is My Name
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  • Volume 5 de la série

    • Killers Are My Meat

    • Chester Drum, Book 5
    • De : Stephen Marlowe
    • Lu par : Pete Larkin
    • Durée : 6 h et 16 min
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    A drive-by killing puts Drum on the scent of a Washington sex scandal. When Chester Drum first took a crack at detective work, PI Gil Sprayregan offered to split a case with him, giving the rookie half the fee and more credit than he deserved. Years later, Drum is established and Gil is at the tail end of a long, slow fall, drinking heavily and considering blackmail to make ends meet. When he gets in over his head, Sprayregan’s wife begs Drum to help. But her husband has already taken the first step on the road to oblivion.

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  • Volume 6 de la série

    • Violence Is My Business

    • Chester Drum, Book 6
    • De : Stephen Marlowe
    • Lu par : Pete Larkin
    • Durée : 5 h et 44 min
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    Duncan Hadley Lord seems too happy to kill himself. But then, he has no reason to sleep around, either. For three months the history professor has carried on an affair with a call girl, and for the last few weeks Chester Drum and his partner, rookie PI Jerry Trowbridge, have watched him do it. When Lord steps onto a fourth-story window ledge on Homecoming night, Drum gets through the police cordon just in time to watch the professor fall to earth.

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  • Volume 7 de la série

    Couverture de Terror Is My Trade
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  • Volume 9 de la série

    • Peril Is My Pay

    • De : Stephen Marlowe
    • Lu par : Pete Larkin
    • Durée : 5 h et 23 min
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    Brooklyn Bulldogs star defensive end Lew Cassidy is on his way to a touchdown when a nasty tackle snaps his leg and ends his career. When he wakes up in the hospital, he learns the Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor, and America is at war. It’s a shame his busted leg will keep him out of the army, because compared to New York, war is kindergarten. Cassidy’s closest friend is Terry Leary, a homicide detective who’s too slick for his own good. Just a few hours after Cassidy’s injury, someone puts a bullet in Leary’s spine.

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  • Volume 10 de la série

    • Danger Is My Line

    • Chester Drum, Book 10
    • De : Stephen Marlowe
    • Lu par : Pete Larkin
    • Durée : 6 h et 12 min
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    Everybody knows George Brandvik killed Jorgen Kolding. As soon as the jury acquits him, Brandvik sells his story to View magazine, confessing to the crime in exchange for a payday. Once the magazine hits newsstands, the death threats start rolling in - semi-literate garbage which nevertheless must be taken seriously. A reporter from View hires private detective Chester Drum to protect Brandvik, and an hour hasn’t gone by before Drum saves the killer’s life, disarming a Swedish blonde before she can plug Brandvik in the gut. She is the dead man’s daughter, and her diplomatic immunity means she will be deported....

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  • Volume 11 de la série

    • Death Is My Comrade

    • Chester Drum, Book 11
    • De : Stephen Marlowe
    • Lu par : Peter Larkin
    • Durée : 6 h et 50 min
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    Eugenie is 17, with long legs, blonde hair, and an appetite for misery. Daughter of a corrupt millionaire, she has bounced around Europe’s finest boarding schools, and Chester Drum knows she’s trouble the moment he sees her tearing her blouse to implicate Ilya Alluliev, a Russian diplomat, in rape. The man came to give her a message, an envelope that quickly finds its way to Drum’s safe. Inside is an unsigned note claiming that a Russian Nobel Prize-winning poet is in grave danger. As soon as he reads it, Drum joins the poet on the Kremlin’s hit list.

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  • Volume 12 de la série

    • Manhunt Is My Mission

    • Chester Drum, Book 12
    • De : Stephen Marlowe
    • Lu par : Pete Larkin
    • Durée : 6 h
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    Chester Drum knows it’s over for Qasr Tabuk when he sees the city’s prostitutes taking flight. He came to this war-torn Arab country in search of an American surgeon, Turner Capeheart, who disappeared when the rebels took up arms. His search turned up nothing, and now that the working girls are leaving, he decides to do the same. Death is coming to Qasr Tabuk, and though Drum may evade it for now, it will haunt him as long as he remains in this blighted desert land.

    Prix : 19,14 €

  • Volume 13 de la série

    • Jeopardy Is My Job

    • De : Stephen Marlowe
    • Lu par : Pete Larkin
    • Durée : 5 h et 30 min
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    An American has vanished in Spain, and it’s his father, not his wife, who wants him found. When Chester Drum arrives in Iberia, legs aching from the three-thousand-mile flight, he finds Andrea Hartshorn not panicked, not mourning, but hosting the party of the year. World-weary expatriates mill about the villa, guzzling her liquor and dancing, without a thought for their missing countryman. Andrea is far from sober, but finally Drum gets her to open up. Of course she wants her husband back. But more than that, she wants her daughter.

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  • Volume 14 de la série

    • Francesca

    • De : Stephen Marlowe
    • Lu par : Pete Larkin
    • Durée : 5 h et 23 min
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    Margaret Dunne’s afternoon job at her mother’s dress shop is usually tranquil, but in the weeks leading up to prom, her work is nonstop. She wouldn’t mind helping the popular girls try on dresses if she had a date too, but boys hardly look at Margaret. After a particularly grueling day taking abuse from three popular girls, Margaret finds a strange package in the alley behind the shop. Inside are the three girls’ dresses - mangled, muddied, and completely ruined.

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  • Volume 15 de la série

    • Drumbeat – Berlin

    • De : Stephen Marlowe
    • Lu par : Pete Larkin
    • Durée : 5 h et 37 min
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    Chester Drum will never love another woman the way he loves Marianne. After years of on-and-off romance, he tells her that his work as a private detective is too dangerous for him to ever marry, so she ends the affair and moves to West Berlin, to report on the Cold War from its front lines. There she falls in love with Quentin Hammond, ace foreign correspondent, and Drum is happy for her until her new man disappears behind the Iron Curtain. She telegraphs for help, and Drum is on the next plane.

    Prix : 15,66 €

  • Volume 16 de la série

    • Drumbeat - Dominique

    • De : Stephen Marlowe
    • Lu par : Pete Larkin
    • Durée : 5 h et 12 min
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    When Chester Drum knew him, Jack Morley was a Washington player, just a few promotions away from becoming Secretary of State. A bad divorce and a nervous breakdown later, Morley has hit rock bottom, and works in Paris for the Army ghoul squad, confirming the deaths of World War II soldiers long ago reported missing in action. Morley is content to spend the rest of his life wallowing in the bottom of a Pernod bottle, until word gets out that he is blackmailing a US senator - an accusation that could cost him his life.

    Prix : 19,76 €

  • Volume 17 de la série

    • Drumbeat - Madrid

    • De : Stephen Marlowe
    • Lu par : Peter Larkin
    • Durée : 6 h et 25 min
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    In Spain for a wedding, Drum must rescue the kidnapped bride. Although a fugitive from 26 world governments, Axel Spade has minimal trouble crossing the border into Spain. Though briefly arrested, the guards let him go when they learn the identity of his future father-in-law: Colonel Santiago Sotomayor, whose name can open the lock of any Spanish dungeon. And so Spade and his best man, Washington PI Chester Drum, cross the frontier.

    Prix : 19,76 €

  • Volume 18 de la série

    • Drumbeat - Erica

    • De : Stephen Marlowe
    • Lu par : Peter Larkin
    • Durée : 5 h et 16 min
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    Protecting an actor takes Drum into the seedy underworld of psychedelia. Terminal illness and regret go hand-in-hand. Two months ago, Amos Littlejohn was in the prime of life, and had plenty of energy to be enraged when his pregnant daughter was abandoned by her husband, matinee idol Ahmed Shiraz. Now stricken with leukemia, Littlejohn is near death, and beginning to regret taking out a contract on the actor’s life. He hires international private eye Chester Drum to call off the hit and protect Shiraz until his life is safe.

    Prix : 17,79 €

  • Volume 19 de la série

    • Drumbeat: Marianne

    • De : Stephen Marlowe
    • Lu par : Pete Larkin
    • Durée : 5 h et 56 min
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    Axel Spade would not have liked the way he died. An international fugitive, Spade would have preferred being gored by a bull or gunned down by Interpol to dying quietly in his bed. But a weak heart claimed him in his sleep, and so Chester Drum, Washington PI and the closest thing Spade had to a friend, scatters his ashes in the Atlantic.

    Prix : 19,76 €