Burnt River : Detective Macy Greeley

  • by Karin Salvalaggio
  • Narrated by Erin Moon
  • Series: Detective Macy Greeley
  • 11 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When Detective Macy Greeley is called to Wilmington Creek, a sleepy ranching community in Northern Montana, she expects an open-and-shut, if high-profile, murder case. What greets her is anything but. John Dalton, a soldier returned home from serving in Afghanistan, has been shot dead in an alleyway outside a local bar.
Macy can't see any obvious motive for the attack, but John's closest friends and his twin sister, Jessie, have been keeping secrets. With a series of wildfires pushing the area's resources to the limit and Darby Lake's water level dropping to a record low, Jessie is becoming increasingly anxious about what may be uncovered if the rains don't return to the valley soon.
Haunted by what's hidden beneath the still waters, she doesn't know whether to help or hinder Macy's investigation. And Macy herself is increasingly uneasy about what she discovers as she navigates the politics of a small town and the Dalton family clan as well as her own complicated relationship with the father of her young son.
Macy Greeley returns in another taut and intimate mystery from acclaimed Bone Dust White author Karin Salvalaggio.

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Second novel better than first

This second entry in the detective Macy Greeley series was a more intelligible and cohesive novel. The reader was good at accents and at emotions; however I wish she would have paused a bit longer between sections. The sections ran together and often made me pause to try to understand where I was. I am not a fan of lavish descriptions of nature but if you are you won't be disappointed by this author's style. The time jumps that were presented in the first novel were fewer in this one. The story gelled together much better and parts of the mystery actually kept me guessing until the end. I liked this story much better than the first.
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- Nora

Great story but annoying reading

I enjoyed the story, but at times the awful fake southern accents made it almost unbearable to listen to. It detracted from the story rather than enhancing it. It was ok as long as the reader wasn't doing voices for the characters from Georgia, but I had to force myself to keep listening when she did.
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- TPS

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-12-2015
  • Publisher: Audible Studios