David Loogan
Books in series2
UNABRIDGED
(3.5 based on 86 ratings)
  • 1

    Bad Things Happen

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Harry Dolan
    • Narrated By Erik Davies
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (60)
    Performance
    (29)
    Story
    (29)

    The man who calls himself David Loogan is leading a quiet, anonymous life in the college town of Ann Arbor, Michigan. He's hoping to escape a violent past he would rather forget. But his solitude is broken when he finds himself drawn into a friendship with Tom Kristoll, the publisher of the mystery magazine Gray Streets - and into an affair with Laura, Tom's sleek blond wife. What Loogan doesn't realize is that the stories in Gray Streets tend to follow a simple formula: Plans go wrong.

    Fritz says: "Potential, but too mechanical"
    Potential, but too mechanical

    A clever mind at work here, but far too mechanical and complicated. It involves most of the tricks and gimmicks used by crimes writers, if not them a..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 22 2012 by Fritz (Moraga, CA, United States)
  • 2

    Very Bad Men: David Loogan, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Harry Dolan
    • Narrated By Erik Davies
    Overall
    (26)
    Performance
    (20)
    Story
    (21)

    David Loogan is living in Ann Arbor with Detective Elizabeth Waishkey and her daughter, Sarah. He's settled into a quiet routine as editor of the mystery magazine Gray Streets - until one day he finds a manuscript outside his door. It begins: "I killed Henry Kormoran." Anthony Lark has a list of names: Terry Dawtrey, Sutton Bell, Henry Kormoran. To his eyes, the names glow red on the page. They move. They breathe. The people on the list have little in common, except that 17 years ago they were involved in a notorious robbery.

    MHL says: "Overall good listen!"
    Overall good listen!

    I read Harry Dolans first book Bad Things Happen this summer just before Very Bad Men. I thought the first book was a lot better than this one, so I w..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 03 2012 by MHL (Oslo, Norway)