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Tres Navarre
Books in series7
UNABRIDGED
(4.0 based on 542 ratings)
  • 1

    Big Red Tequila: A Tres Navarre Mystery, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Tom Stechschulte
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (214)
    Performance
    (180)
    Story
    (177)

    Edgar Award winner Rick Riordan captures San Antonio at its grittiest with his mysteries featuring Jackson "Tres" Navarreunlicensed P.I., Tai Chi master, and imbiber of Big Red cream soda laced with tequila. It’s been a decade since his father was murdered and Tres left town. But he’s got an itch that can only be scratched by looking for answers. Returning to San Antonio with his enchilada-eating cat, he uncovers a conspiracy involving the Mafia and dirty politicians.

    Robyn says: "Love It!"
    Love It!

    Yes, It was written well and fun. Good story.

    Reviewed on August 14 2012 by Robyn (BELLEVUE, ID, United States)
  • 2

    The Widower’s Two-Step: A Tres Navarre Mystery, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Tom Stechschulte
    Overall
    (79)
    Performance
    (64)
    Story
    (65)

    Rick Riordan’s first book in the Tres Navarre series, Big Red Tequila hit the mystery market like a Texas tornado. Readers couldn’t get enough of its hero’s offbeat combination of academic degrees, tai chi skills, and nose for danger. When the second adventure, Widower’s TwoStep, was published, it quickly earned an Edgar Award.

    Richard Delman says: "Middling, meandering, dated."
    Middling, meandering, dated.

    I remember reading Mr. Riordan's books when they came out in print and being mildly amused. Tres Navarre is a likable character, a literate PI from Te..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 06 2012 by Richard Delman (San Francisco)
  • 3

    The Last King of Texas: A Tres Navarre Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Tom Stechschulte
    Overall
    (55)
    Performance
    (42)
    Story
    (44)

    The adventures of Tres Navarre, P.I. and Ph.D., continue to attract fans who love their spicy humor and suspense. When two English professors are killed in quick succession at the University of Texas at San Antonio, Tres is asked to finish teaching the semester’s literature classes. All he has to do is keep his investigation of the murders quiet and stay alive long enough to grade the final essays.

    jaye says: "HOW CAN ANYONE ENJOY THIS BOOK??"
    HOW CAN ANYONE ENJOY THIS BOOK??

    THE BOOK WENT ON AND ON AND NOTHING WAS HAPPENING. THINGS WERE NOT EXPLAINED PROPERLY. EX: A PHONE CALL THAT CAME IN IN THE BEGINNING OF THE BOOK AND ..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 08 2013 by jaye (GREENWICH, CT, United States)
  • 4

    The Devil Went Down to Austin: A Tres Navarre Mystery, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Tom Stechschulte
    Overall
    (54)
    Performance
    (43)
    Story
    (45)

    Tres has taken a short term teaching job at the University of Texas at Austin. He is living with his brother Garrett, a computer wizard, and enjoying this easy assignment. But when Garrett’s business partner is murdered, Tres must switch from professor to detective. Rick Riordan, teacher, Texan, and multiple award-winner, creates a masterful mixture of local color and mystery in each Tres Navarre mystery.

    David says: "Another great Tres Navarre story"
    Another great Tres Navarre story

    Great ambience and reading - really felt like I was there.

    Reviewed on October 08 2012 by David (NAPA, CA, United States)
  • 5

    Southtown: A Tres Navarre Mystery, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Tom Stechschulte
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (36)
    Performance
    (30)
    Story
    (30)

    Edgar, Shamus, and Anthony Award winner Rick Riordan is a master of Texas crime writing. In Southtown, maniacal convict Will Stirman escapes from the state penitentiary. With his gang of murderous thugs, Stirman pursues Erainya, the boss of college professor turned P.I. Tres Navarre. Erainya’s husband Fred helped put Stirman behind bars, and although Fred is dead, Stirman wants his revenge. Now only Tres can stop him.

    Robert says: "Going downhill."
    Going downhill.

    If you've been listening to this series thus far, one thing you will notice about this book is that it's about half the length. Personally I feel as ..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 09 2013 by Robert (WYLIE, TX, United States)
  • 6

    Mission Road: A Tres Navarre Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Tom Stechschulte
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (33)
    Performance
    (30)
    Story
    (31)

    Having scored the big three of mystery’s most-sought after awards—the Edgar, Anthony and Shamus—Rick Riordan writes with a blazing talent that matches the heat of his novels’ Texas settings. Wisecracking PI Tres Navarre receives an unexpected visit from old friend Ralph Arguello. But Ralph, a seemingly reformed criminal, isn’t there to shoot the breeze.

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  • 7

    Rebel Island

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Tom Stechschulte
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (71)
    Performance
    (35)
    Story
    (36)

    Newly married and about to be a father, Tres gives up the dangerous life of a private detective. But while honeymooning on Rebel Island, he discovers a dead body that triggers memories of his own shady past.

    Jean says: "Rick Is Great"
    Rick Is Great

    The reader sounds like I would like Tres to sound. Good selection of a reader. The book is excellent. I am a Rick Riodan fan and loved to go to sle..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 09 2008 by Jean (Austin, TX, United States)