The Revenant Road

  • by Michael Boatman
  • Narrated by Michael Boatman
  • 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Obadiah Grudge is tall, dark, and gaunt, though he prefers the word rich. He dresses well and has a taste for the finer things, so its a good thing that the mysteries he writes consistently hit the top of the best-seller lists. The critics hate him; his public loves him. He has everything he wants.
Then one day, he gets a call. His estranged father is dead, and its time for the family funeral. While his mother, his father's partner, and finally his father's ghost work to convince Obadiah that he's special, Obadiah is discovering that for himself. He barely escapes death by deranged killers, not all of whom are entirely human.
Obadiah has inherited his father's monster-killing business, his lunatic of a partner, and his pet Raven. It's too bad he didnt inherit his father's skill. It seems Dad's death has put Obadiah's feet on The Revenant Road, and there's no escape from that.
This edition includes the bonus story "Neville and the Midnight Miracle Massacre". Neville, Grudges partner in the monster-killing business, came by his mistrust of religion and his hatred of monsters early, but he's never liked to talk about it. Then Neville disappears, and Obadiah finds he has to get nosy if he's ever going to be the monster-killing partner his father was.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

A Roller Coaster

I'll be the first to say it isn't literature, but it's pretty damn entertaining! Lots of stuff going on and a reluctant hero. Three books worth of story lines crammed into one book.
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- Michael

Good but annoying character

This story would have been better if the main character hadn't been portrayed as such an arrogant wimp. I know, I've never come across such a character before but this one was extremely annoying.
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- Sweetppp

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-04-2010
  • Publisher: Audible Studios