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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1,806 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Stuart Woods Narrator: Mark Hammer Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Over forty years ago, Stuart Woods found a battered chief of police badge in his grandmother’s house. It had belonged to his grandfather, who had been shot in the line of duty. The story of the lawman’s death inspired Woods to write Chiefs. This novel won an Edgar Award and was made into a popular TV miniseries. Now you can enjoy this thrilling book on audio.

In a novel that spans fifty years of racial tension, politics, and murder in the small Southern town of Delano, Georgia, a depraved killer claims his innocent victims even as three very different generations of policemen seek to stop him.

For the people of Delano, 1920 was a landmark year. That winter they elected their first police chief, built the first jail … and discovered the first body—the naked, brutalized corpse of a young boy. So began a forty-year manhunt that would embroil three generations of small-town police chiefs in the dark, twisted secrets of their sleepy, God-fearing community—and expose a seamy underbelly of hatred, corruption, and perversion too terrible to imagine … and too virulent to ignore.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Wonderful…Stuart Woods has written a classic!”

    Pat Conroy

  • Chiefs is a fascinating, compelling tale…Woods accurately draws characters and puts into historical perspective events and emotions as current as the morning newspaper.”

    New York Times

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Bonnie | 2/7/2014

    " Top of list - great book. Generations of southern families and their connections. Corruption, family and even murder "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Scott Sherman | 2/5/2014

    " A supreme example of storytelling the way it should be, unfolding in layers with bits of intrigue, twists and turns that hold you all the way through to the end. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Dawn | 1/30/2014

    " This is my favorite Stuart Woods series. I'm always waiting for the next about Will Lee "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Shirley | 1/30/2014

    " WOW What a great book. I checked my library and I have more in this series :). Can't wait to see where the story goes next. "

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