• Moon Over Malibu

  • A Hollywood Noir Mystery
  • By: Peter Kelly
  • Narrated by: Gary Mason
  • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 01-26-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Peter Meagher Kelly
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3.4 (5 ratings)

Regular price: $19.95

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Publisher's Summary

Private investigator Frank Murphy's beat is Hollywood and Malibu in the 1930s. It's a hot time for a PI with police corruption, rum running, offshore gambling ships, kidnapping and homicide mixed in with Malibu Beach and, of course, babes. If you like your plots with a touch of noir this book was created for you.
©2015 Peter M Kelly (P)2016 Peter M Kelly
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Customer Reviews

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3 out of 5 stars
By ATX-LH on 02-03-16

Nothing mysterious about Moon Over Malibu

Would you try another book from Peter Kelly and/or Gary Mason?

I might, but if it's anything like Moon Over Malibu then I will pass.

What aspect of Gary Mason’s performance would you have changed?

Nothing that Gary did wrong, but I am not a fan of breathy woman voice. I think it would have worked better if he left off the breathy voice.

Was Moon Over Malibu worth the listening time?

I really wanted to like it but it never grabbed my attention and as the story progress I couldn't wait for it to end.

Any additional comments?

**This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast.**

I never like to give bad reviews. I usually would just say not my cup of tea and leave it as that. But as stated I received the audiobook for a unbiased review and because of this here is my review.

A mystery should be that.. a mystery. But Moon Over Malibu (MOM) never really even get a hook in. All the character feels like extras in a made for television movie. There was no bite to them, I didn't care what happened to them. And that is how I consider if a book is good or not. To me a detective mystery should be something like Don Winslow A Cool Breeze on the Underground. You get hooked from the very beginning and you want to know who the protagonist is and where he came from. With MOM I was just wishing the story would end and I dreaded the whole time thinking now I have to leave a not so good review.

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

out of 5 stars
By Al on 02-15-16

Enjoyable Period Detective Stories

An enjoyable, easy read. Good detective stories from Hollywood in the 30's. Likeable characters, the only flaw is an inadequate production with too much background noise. "I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review via Audiobook Blast."

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