Somebody Owes Me Money

  • by Donald E. Westlake
  • Narrated by Stephen Thorne
  • 6 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Cab driver Chet Conway was hoping for a good tip from his latest fare, the sort he could spend. But what he got was a tip on a horse race; which might have turned out okay, except that when he went to collect his winnings, Chet found his bookie lying dead on the living room floor. Chet knows he had nothing to do with it - but just try explaining that to the cops, to the two rival criminal gangs who each think Chet's working for the other, and to the dead man's beautiful sister, who has flown in from Las Vegas to avenge her brother's murder.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Great reading of a hilarious novel

Westlake is one of the funniest crime writers around, and this old gem is still funny. But, as good as the writing is, I have to hand it to the reader, who brings the narrator and all the characters to life so wonderfully.

Definitely one of the best readings I've heard yet.
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- G. Steyn

Laughed my *&#@ off

Would you listen to Somebody Owes Me Money again? Why?

Absolutely, , I actually have and laughed every time .


Who was your favorite character and why?

Chet Conway, he's so focused on his goal and so surprised to be out of his element. His reactions to certain situations is priceless.


Which character – as performed by Stephen Thorne – was your favorite?

Again Chet , his timing was perfect . His inflection was spot on.


If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Get ready for the ride , you'll laugh till you cry


Any additional comments?

Stephen Thorne is very talented , Each character had his own distinct voice and inflection ,which made them all so entertaining. .
I totally enjoyed this book , . I highly recommend it....

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- Linda Q

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-09-2008
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.