The Hanging Judge of California
- Narrated by: Dan Orders
- Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 10-06-15
- Language: English
- Publisher: Crime Rant Classics and Notorious USA
The audiobook chronicles Alcala's crimes and trials, as well as the horrific murders committed by eight other killers who were sentenced by McCartin. The judge, called "Solomon with the sense of humor of Roy Bean, reincarnated," provides a glimpse into his personal memoirs, with a caustic insight into the appeals process, and his encounters with rich and famous personalities. A must-listen for true crime fans and those interested in the convoluted system of the appeals courts.
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By cbear on 01-08-15
I loved this book!
Would you consider the audio edition of The Hanging Judge of California to be better than the print version?
I really enjoyed this audio book. It was an accurate account of a real judicial system. It captured me from the start to finish. As for the narrator, I think Dan Orders did an exceptional job. I hate listening to a book when the reader is so dramatic that it takes away from the story. His voice was solid which is what I expect from a courtroom drama story.I highly recommend.
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By Thom Babbes on 13-07-15
Not well written and narrated poorly
The performance of Dan Orders and whomever produced it was horrible. No one seemed to go back and edit mistakes. There were more than a couple of times that the narrator had some false starts and no one caught them to cut them out. Plus his read was nothing short of amateurish. His read really got on my nerves.
3 of 4 people found this review helpful