Red River Mystery
Books in series6
UNABRIDGED
(4.3 based on 1943 ratings)
  • 1
    The Rock Hole: A Red River Mystery | Reavis Z. Wortham

    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
    (1337)
    Performance
    (1214)
    Story
    (1215)

    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.

    A Must Read

    This is a book that you could listen too time and time again. Great character development coupled with a story line that one knew would end badly for..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 19 2016 by Amazon Customer ()
  • 2
    Burrows: A Red River Mystery | Reavis Z. Wortham

    Burrows: A Red River Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Reavis Z. Wortham
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (229)
    Performance
    (215)
    Story
    (216)

    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.

    Claustophobics Need Not Apply

    I really liked the first book in this series, and was looking forward to this one. While the characters, small western town setting, narrator and writ..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 15 2013 by Livia (Tucson, AZ, United States)
  • 3
    The Right Side of Wrong: A Red River Mystery, Book 3 | Reavis Z. Wortham

    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
    (139)
    Performance
    (130)
    Story
    (128)

    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.

    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 Byron (United States)
  • 4
    Vengeance Is Mine: A Red River Mystery, Book 4 | Reavis Z. Wortham

    Vengeance Is Mine: A Red River Mystery, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Reavis Z. Wortham
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (97)
    Performance
    (91)
    Story
    (91)

    In October of 1967, the Summer of Love is history, rock and roll is dark and revolutionary, and people in the small east Texas community of Center Springs simply want to live their lives as quietly as possible. But a handsome darkness in the form of Las Vegas gangster Anthony Agrioli has left the business to hide out in their tiny backwater settlement with his blond bombshell girlfriend.

    Mystery and adventure in 1960's Texas

    "Vengeance is mine, I will repay, sayeth The Lord." (Romans 12:19). In 1967, in the small town of Center Springs, Texas, events are going to take plac..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 04 2014 by Byron (United States)
  • 5
    Dark Places: A Red River Mystery | Reavis Z. Wortham

    Dark Places: A Red River Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Reavis Z. Wortham
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
    Overall
    (83)
    Performance
    (76)
    Story
    (76)

    At the tail end of 1967, the Parker family once again finds it impossible to hide from a world spinning out of control. Fourteen-year-old Top still can't fit in with their Center Springs, Texas, community, and his near-twin cousin, Pepper, does the only thing she can conceive to escape her own demons: she joins the Flower Children flocking to California - just as three businessmen are murdered in the Red River bottoms on the same night as a deadly hit and run.

    The Dark Side of the 60's

    Don't read books anymore. Addicted to audio.

    Reviewed on July 05 2016 by Thomas Miller ()
  • 6
    Unraveled: The Red River Mysteries, Book 6 | Reavis Z. Wortham

    Unraveled: The Red River Mysteries, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Reavis Z. Wortham
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
    Overall
    (58)
    Performance
    (52)
    Story
    (52)

    Fourteen-year-old Top Parker, who lives with his grandparents, Constable Ned Parker and Miss Becky, in a little farmhouse near the Red River, is caught up in another adult situation sparked by a mysterious fatal car accident involving the white mayor of Chisum and his black female assistant. Questions and accusations arise about their relationship as the families wreak vengeance on each other. But what is the significance of a man calling himself the Wraith, who moves through the region at will, invading homes and watching the Parkers?

    Excellent!!!!

    Did not read it

    Reviewed on February 05 2017 by wbc (California)