Boystown
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  • 1

    Boystown: Three Nick Nowak Mysteries

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Marshall Thornton
    • Narrated By Brad Langer
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    A former police officer turned private investigator, Nick Nowak is haunted by his abrupt departure from the department, as well as, the traumatic end of his relationship with librarian Daniel Laverty. In these three stories set in Chicago during the early eighties, Nick locates a missing young man for a mysterious client, solves a case of arson at a popular nightspot, and goes undercover to prove a dramatic suicide was actually murder.

    jo says: "chicago!"
    chicago!

    the author writes about life just before the beginning of the AIDS epidemic before people thought of casual sex as deadly. i know the history but for..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 24 2013 by jo (CHICAGO, IL, United States)
  • 2

    Boystown 2: Three More Nick Nowak Mysteries

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Marshall Thornton
    • Narrated By Brad Langer
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    In the second Boystown collection, Chicago private investigator Nick Nowak finds himself involved with a young man who murdered his stepfather but refuses to assist in his own defense. He has been hired to find the murderer of a dead porno star and in a case that traps him between the two men he loves, searching for a serial killer's only living victim.

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  • 3

    Boystown 3: Two Nick Nowak Novellas

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Marshall Thornton
    • Narrated By Brad Langer
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    Private Investigator Nick Nowak is back in two novella length mysteries set in Chicago during the early 1980s. In Little Boy Boom, Nick's car explodes when a thief attempts to steal it. Realizing the bomb was meant for him, Nick sets out to discover who wants him dead only to find that the list of possible suspects is longer than he'd like. When he begins to run out of suspects he wonders if the bomb was truly meant for him.

    Lisa says: "Good listening"
    Good listening

    Although Im not gay, its still an awesome book! Hot & Heavy as long as your open minded! Love the series but sad its ending at 5!!!

    Reviewed on February 22 2014 by Lisa (Killeen, TX, United States)
  • 4

    Boystown 4: A Time for Secrets (A Nick Nowak Novel)

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Marshall Thornton
    • Narrated By Brad Langer
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    In the first full-length novel of the Boystown series, it's late summer 1982 and private detective Nick Nowak is asked to find a retired gentleman's long lost lover. Instead, he finds himself embroiled in a decades old murder connected to the man who wants to be Chicago's next mayor. Meanwhile, an ambitious young reporter develops a friendship with Nick's lover Bert, making Nick wonder exactly where their relationship may be heading.

    Libros Lover says: "The Secret is Out"
    The Secret is Out

    Gritty, suspenseful, addictive.

    Reviewed on December 14 2013 by Libros Lover (Booklandia)