Tonight I Said Goodbye : Lincoln Perry

  • by Michael Koryta
  • Narrated by Scott Brick
  • Series: Lincoln Perry
  • 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This is the remarkable debut mystery from the winner of the 2003 St. Martin’s Press/Private Eye Writers of America Prize for Best First Private Eye Novel.
Investigator Wayne Weston is found dead of an apparent suicide in his home in an upscale Cleveland suburb, and his wife and six-year-old daughter are missing. Weston’s father insists that private investigators Lincoln Perry and Joe Pritchard take the case to exonerate his son and find his granddaughter and daughter-in-law. As they begin to work, they discover there is much more to the situation than has been described in the prevalent media reports. There are rumors of gambling debts and extortion, and a group of Russians with ties to organized crime who don’t appreciate being investigated—a point they make clear with baseball bats.
With some assistance from newspaper reporter Amy Ambrose, Perry and Pritchard believe they are making swift progress. But then they are warned off the investigation by a millionaire real estate tycoon and the FBI. Just when they feel they are closing in on a possible source of answers, another murder forces them to change direction in the case.

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What the Critics Say

“A terrific, first-class debut full of suspense, tension, tricks, and charm. If you like Spenser and Hawk, or Elvis and Joe, or Myron and Win, you’re going to love this.” (Lee Child, New York Times best-selling author)
“An incredibly fresh private-investigator novel...Koryta...emerges fully formed in his first effort.” (Chicago Tribune)
“This riveting detective novel should delight fans looking for new talent.” (Publishers Weekly)

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For those who don't ike Scott Brick ...

Any additional comments?

... listen to the book on a faster speed.

I think Brick is a great narrator, just way to deliberate. I know they tell you in public speaking to go slower than you think you need to go, but Scott is just too much.

If I listen to him on 1.5 times speed on the Audible app on my iPhone, it's perfect.

Try it, see if you don't like it better.

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- Robert

Just could not get this engine to rev....

I have to agree with many others who felt this audiobook was not helped by Scott Brick's narration. I usually like Brick, but for some reason he was not a good fit here. And the story was not the "remarkably fresh perspective" that the Chicago Tribune review promised. I listened and re-listened to several parts of the first 2-3 hours and then pulled this plug, moving on to another in the same genre that I could not put down. Not enough to hold my interest, though I listen to a lot in this genre.
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- Eric

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-23-2010
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.