Murder Upstream: A Detective Mystery

  • by Mark Hazard
  • Narrated by Andrew Tell
  • 7 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

While the town of Harding grapples with a catastrophic and unexpected flood, a young businesswoman is found dead, beaten to death on the steps of her father's mansion.
Detective Kyle Villante gets his first call after coming off a two-year undercover stint that ended in a bloodbath and marred his reputation with the brass. But he doesn't get to work the case alone. Detective Solomon Aduwo of the State Police has arrived in Harding to assist with the investigation. Villante bristles at the perceived leash around his neck, but he and Aduwo set out to work the case, all while Villante struggles to keep secrets and ghosts of the past from coming back to haunt him. Meanwhile, Aduwo has come to Harding with secrets of his own and an agenda that could doom Villante's future.
Murder Upstream is a thrilling mystery, full of vivid characters, puzzling questions, action, and suspense.

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Enjoyable and entertaining. It took me a bit to really get interested in the story. There were times the story moved a little to slowly. Full of mystery, suspense, humor and secrets with plenty of twists and turns. The humor balances out the story so even though it's a murder mystery it's not a dark story. .

Interesting characters. Detective Villante a somewhat flawed officer is on his first case after coming back from 2 years of undercover work that didn't end well. State Police Detective Aduwo is in town "helping" and doing an investigation of his own. What exactly he is investigating is the question.

Had no idea who the culprit was until it was revealed.

Andrew Tell did a good job with the narration. Pleasant voice. Good character voices. Clearly spoken. Nice pace with the narration. Really liked the way he portrayed Villante's sarcasm and humor. He was able to bring the character's to life. His narration kept me listening through the slow parts of the story.

I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator or publisher.

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- Lori

This book was not for me

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

Sure just because it wasn't my kind of story doesn't mean it's. or for everyone. I just had a hard time staying focused on the story.


Which scene was your favorite?

The closing when one of the characters chose opposite of what he was being asked. Trying not to reveal a spoiler.


Any additional comments?

I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review via Audiobook Boom.

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- Lisa Harris

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-04-2016
  • Publisher: John Oakes