The Basement

  • by Stephen Leather
  • Narrated by Luke Daniels
  • 4 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

New York City. With a population of almost 19 million people, it’s easy to remain anonymous - even if you’re a serial killer, torturing and murdering beautiful young women. The killer has another victim right now, locked in a basement somewhere in the city. For NYPD detectives Turner and Marcinko, it’s their job to sift through those 19 million and narrow their list to the one before it’s too late. And they’re sure they have the right man in their sights.
Fusing alternating viewpoints with devastating precision, Leather’s top-notch thriller dives deep into the mind of a demented killer as tension mounts immeasurably. Turner and Marcinko’s prime suspect is screenwriter wannabe Marvin Waller. He is becoming increasingly frustrated by his lack of success and the cops think he might be channeling his anger into murder, yet he doesn’t seem to be at all concerned that they are hot on his trail. As Turner and Marcinko close in on Waller they have to wonder: is he the killer? And if he isn’t - who is? Only time will tell - and time is one thing they do not have.
An unrelenting vice-grip of suspense and fear, The Basement is the ultimate shocker with a shattering climax that will leave you battered, bruised, and broken.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Did Not See That Coming!

What an ending... Narrated well and - Did not see that coming at all!
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- Sydnarella

Slightly disturbing, yet weirdly captivating

What does Luke Daniels bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

He brings the story to life and makes it more real and disturbing, yet captivating too. Still, I'm glad it wasn't longer.

Any additional comments?

I knew fairly fast I was being tricked, but never saw this end coming.

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- GV

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-20-2011
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio