Red River Mystery
Books in series3
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(4.2 based on 37 ratings)
  • 1

    The Rock Hole: A Red River Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Reavis Z. Wortham
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (19)
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    (16)
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    (16)

    In 1964, when Ned Parker, farmer and part-time constable, is summoned to a cornfield one hot morning to examine the remains of a tortured bird dog, he discovers that there is a dark presence in their quiet community of Center Springs, Texas. Ned is usually confident handling moonshiners, drunks, and instances of domestic dispute. But when it comes to animal atrocities—which then turn to murder—the investigation spins beyond his abilities.

    Ronna says: "Mystery, humor, thrills, and great characters!!"
    Mystery, humor, thrills, and great characters!!

    THE ROCK HOLE is an usual combination of old time Texas humor and chilling thriller. The year is 1964, and these small communities are mostly segrega..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 26 2013 by Ronna (United States)
  • 2

    Burrows: A Red River Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Reavis Z. Wortham
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (7)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (6)

    Lyndon B. Johnson is president, Beatlemania is in overdrive, and gasoline costs 30 cents a gallon when Ned Parker retires as constable in Center Springs, Texas. But his plan to live a quiet life as a cotton farmer is torpedoed. A phone call leads Ned to a body in the Red River and into the urgent investigation headed by his nephew, the newly elected constable Cody Parker. Together they work to head off a multistate killing spree that sets northeast Texas on fire.

    Ronna says: "1960's Texas mystery at it's best!!"
    1960's Texas mystery at it's best!!

    Once again, Reavis Wortham takes his mysteries into the world of literary writing. This second installment of his Red River Mysteries combines Tom & ..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 30 2013 by Ronna (United States)
  • 3

    The Right Side of Wrong: A Red River Mystery, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Reavis Z. Wortham
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
    Overall
    (11)
    Performance
    (10)
    Story
    (10)

    In 1965 Constable Cody Parker’s frightening dreams of gathering storm clouds for the tight-knit Parker family from Center Springs, Texas, proved accurate. Cody is ambushed and nearly killed on a lonely country road during an unusually heavy snowfall. With that attack, the locals fear that a disturbed murderer "the Skinner" has returned to their community. While his nephew recovers, Constable Ned Parker struggles to connect a seemingly unrelated series of murders.

    Ronna says: "Thoroughly entertaining thriller of a yarn!!!"
    Thoroughly entertaining thriller of a yarn!!!

    This third installment of the Red River mysteries is once again a good old fashioned, rip roaring, 1960's, Texas, western. The story combines more ..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 06 2013 by Ronna (United States)