Prime Suspect
A. W. Gray

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Narrated By: Charlie Thurston

Duration: 9 hours and 59 minutes

What to expect

Lackey Ferguson met Marissa Hardin once, the morning he signed on to build a bathhouse at the Hardins' fancy Fort Worth home. But when Marissa is found brutally murdered, Lackey becomes the number one suspect in a trumped-up case, while a sexual psychopath runs loose. Desperate to find the real killer, Lackey must evade arrest while keeping an eye on his fianc├®e—who may just be the killer's next target.


Crime and mystery: hard-boiled crime, noir fiction, Crime and mystery fiction, Crime and mystery fiction, Thriller / suspense fiction

Listen to a sample

“Packs disturbing crime scenes, salty language, and cynical working-class views of the power elite…Readers will sympathize with the underdog heroes of this rousing, hard-boiled suspense story.”

Publishers Weekly

“Exciting retribution awaits in this crime novel’s second half.”

Library Journal

“This is A. W. Gray country, sizzling with Texas sleaze, violence, and corruption. Prime Suspect delivers all the dark wit and kinetic style that the author is quickly becoming famous for, making the comparisons to Ellmore Leonard more reasonable every time out.”


“Sharp, taut, and mean.”