Starvation Lake : Starvation Lake Mystery

  • by Bryan Gruley
  • Narrated by Rich Orlow
  • Series: Starvation Lake Mystery
  • 12 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Bryan Gruley's debut mystery has received starred reviews from publications such as Booklist and Publishers Weekly. Disgraced reporter Gus Carpenter returns home to his small town and becomes embroiled in a murder investigation.


What the Critics Say

"[Starvation Lake] deserves comparison with Dennis Lehane's Mystic River" (Booklist, starred review)


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Customer Reviews

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Dumb as a hockey puck

Far too much high school hockey "glory years" and if you write mystery I would expect that you would have some knowledge of criminal law, police procedures, misdemeanors versus felonies, warrants & do you think police have time & resources to have roadblocks & manhunts for insignificant misdemeanors? Purloining telephone messages?
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- Roger "Lawyer/law professor , I'm interested in science, history, literature. I can tolerate a bad movie, but not bad writing. I read to learn ."

A good first mystery book

Bryan Gruley has written a very good mystery book set in a dark, cold setting perfect for the mystery that centers around a small town and hockey. I must admit, I know little about the sport of hockey, but the author's love of the sport is very evident and I learned a lot from his story-telling. The author is an extremely talented author. His words kept me interested even when I questioned whether I wanted to continue with the subject matter. Ultimately, I am glad I did because it turns out to be a very timely story for sports, coaches, recent news. The narrator did a very good job.
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- L. O. Pardue "I love to read books set in interesting places or historical settings. I especially love mysteries and thrillers."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-29-2009
  • Publisher: Recorded Books