Vigilante : Shane Scully

  • by Stephen J. Cannell
  • Narrated by Scott Brick
  • Series: Shane Scully
  • 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Lita Mendez was a thorn in the LAPD’s side. An aggressive police critic and gang activist, she’d filed countless complaints against the department. So when she’s found dead in her home, Shane and Hitch fear the worst: that there’s a killer in their ranks.Outside the crime scene, Nixon Nash, the charismatic host of a hit reality show called Vigilante TV, has set up shop with his television crew. Nash’s show is dedicated to beating the cops at their own game, solving murders before they can. Now he has the murder of Lita Mendez in his sights and he presents the detectives with a choice: either join his team or prepare for a public takedown.But Scully suspects that Nash isn’t the folk hero he seems. If a detective got in his way, just how far would the TV host go in the name of self-promotion? On the heels of The Prostitutes’ Ball, called “the best Scully yet” (Kirkus Reviews) and “perfectly fresh” (Booklist), this new novel from the celebrated author has Detective Scully risking everything to save himself, his family, and the job he loves.


What the Critics Say

Praise for Stephen J. Cannell: “A master storyteller.” (Michael Connelly)
“A great storyteller who keeps you nailed to the page.” (Ted Bell)
“Cannell is the gold in crime fiction.” (Stephen Coonts)


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Scott Brick narrated books on sale for $4.95!

As I write this review there are about 30 hours left in Audible's sale of 54 books narrated by Scott Brick for $4.95 each. Many of them are in my library, but I purchased 9 including this one. It's a great deal for audiobooks performed by the narrator who NEVER disappoints.

Stephen J Cannell died in 2010 and Vigilante, his last of 18 books, was published over a year later. Vigilante is and outstanding suspense novel that in my view falls just short of 5 star. It is Book 11 in the Shane Scully series.

For those not familiar with Stephen Cannell he is a legend in the TV entertainment industry as a series creator, writer and actor. His books are excellent, but his work in dramatic TV series is where he is best known. It is a safe bet that almost everyone has seen and enjoyed his work.
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- Wayne "I love espionage, legal, and detective thrillers but listen to most genres. Very frequent reviews. No plot spoilers! Please excuse my typos!"

Fantastic Last Book

Though I'm saddened that this is the last Shane Scully book, it was a great read. As all the others were, too. Read the entire series and you'll be entertained for days. Television or print, SJC was a genius and his legacy will endure for years to come.
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- Willie A Whitehurst

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-06-2011
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio