Tramps and Thieves : Murder and Mayhem

  • by Rhys Ford
  • Narrated by Greg Tremblay
  • Series: Murder and Mayhem
  • 7 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Whoever said blood was thicker than water never stood in a pool of it.
Retiring from stealing priceless treasures seemed like a surefire way for Rook Stevens to stay on the right side of the law. The only cop in his life should have been his probably-boyfriend, Los Angeles Detective Dante Montoya, but that's not how life - his life - is turning out. Instead, Rook ends up not only standing in a puddle of his cousin Harold's blood but also being accused of Harold's murder...and sleeping with Harold's wife.
For Dante, loving the former thief means his once-normal life is now a sea of chaos, especially since Rook seems incapable of staying out of trouble - or keeping trouble from following him home. When Rook is tagged as a murder suspect by a narrow-focused West LA detective, Dante steps in to pull his lover out of the quagmire Rook's landed in.
When the complicated investigation twists around on them, the dead begin to stack up, forcing the lovers to work together. Time isn't on their side, and if they don't find the killer before another murder, Dante will be visiting Rook in his prison cell - or at his grave.

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Easy listen with a great narrator

Greg Tremblay is one of my favorite narrators and I could listen to him read almost anything. Luckily, this is a good story combined with good narration. The sequel to Murder and Mayhem shows detective Dante and reformed burglar Rook in the first stages of a real relationship with real issues and fears following them. Also following them is a violent criminal who is focused on Rook. The story suffers a little from repetitiousness of the police characters going over possible motives but adding in more depth through side characters Camden and Burns make up for it. Archie remains a cantankerous delight. All in all an easy listening experience showcasing the great partnership between a Tremblay and author Rhys Ford.
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- BR

Mmm Mmm Good

I would recommend you don’t start this before you read/listen to Murder and Mayhem (book one). It’s much better as part of the series than as a standalone.

Tramps and Thieves picks up some time after the events of Murder and Mayhem and Rook and Dante are now an established couple complementing each other really well. Told in an alternating POV, death and mystery follow former thief Rook Stevens around once again leaving his detective boyfriend, Dante Montoya, to help resolve the mystery and keep Rook from being killed. Tremblay, as expected, offers up great character voices, terrific pacing, and on point timing.

Rhys Ford is definitely hitting her stride in this series with a great plot, strong characters, and terrific pacing which is all impeccably captured audibly by Greg Tremblay.
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- Belen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-10-2017
  • Publisher: Dreamspinner Press LLC