Harry Starke : Harry Starke

  • by Blair Howard
  • Narrated by Tom Lennon
  • Series: Harry Starke
  • 7 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Why did Tabitha Willard throw herself off the Walnut Street Bridge?
It's almost midnight, bitterly cold and snowing, when a beautiful young girl, Tabitha Willard, throws herself off the Walnut Street Bridge into the icy waters of the Tennessee. Harry Starke is there, on the bridge. Wrong time, wrong place? Maybe. He tries but is unable to stop her. Thus begins a series of events and an investigation that involves a local United States congressman, a senior lady senator from Boston, a local crime boss, several very nasty individuals, sex, extortion, high finance, corruption, and three murders. Harry has to work his way through a web of deceit and corruption until finally...Well, as always, there's a twist in the tale - several in fact.
Who is Harry Starke?
Harry Starke is a private detective, a big fish in a small pond. He's a tough individual with a past, a conscience, and friends in high places. He's single, successful, wealthy, a womanizer, well-educated, and he will hurt you if he needs to. This book is the first in the series of Harry Starke novels.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Harry is awesome!

I love this audio book! It is richly read by Tom Lennon. I thought Harry had some great one liners in the book. However, Tom made me laugh until my eyes cried! The premise of a young girl jumping off the bridge to her death, and Harry blaming himself, leads to a remarkable ending! From beginning to end, this book has it all. I still have a hard time believing that Blair Howard wasn't a p.I. in his former career.

I have had the pleasure of reading all of the books in the Harry Starke series so far. I swear they get better with each consecutive one. But, this is still one of my favorites. We are just getting to know Harry and his incredible humor. Each book after, we learn more and more about him, his past, his loves, and his incredible (jet owning) father. If you are looking for a great detective book, look no further.....but don't just stop there! Load up on all that you can. They are absolutely extraordinary!
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- C M Anderson

Great read!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would highly recommend this book!

What other book might you compare Harry Starke to and why?

This is as good or better than other detective books available on Audible.

Have you listened to any of Tom Lennon’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Tom is a captivating voice actor who brings the characters to life.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?


Any additional comments?

I love this series! Well written and superbly narrated. I listened to the first two books on audible and I am currently reading numer 3 on Kindle. I am very much looking forward to future books in the series!

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- Rondal

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-24-2015
  • Publisher: Blair Howard