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Since shamus Gabe Treloar can't say no to his boss, he drops his caseload in Knoxville and takes off after doting Randall 'Kit' Carson's daughter Sibyl, who seems to have traded grad school - despite her all-American credentials - for the dubious company of used-car con artist Nick Switzer. A look at some diaries and photographs suggest that Sibyl's been reading too much Nietzsche and posing for some very odd pictures, but they don't tell Gabe where she is.

So Gabe hits the desperate highways for points west. His odyssey will take him to Memphis, Oklahoma City, Santa Fe , Albuquerque, and Las Vegas before careening to a percussive climax high in the Sierras.

©1997 John Maddox Roberts (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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Far too much description.

Would you try another book from John Maddox Roberts and/or Kaleo Griffith?

I usually enjoy JM Roberts. This series is a sad exception. Although he did do a very good job of nailing home how boring some highways can be!

What do you think your next listen will be?

Could be anything.

What aspect of Kaleo Griffith’s performance would you have changed?

Narration was fine. He did his best with what material he had.

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Good old fashion mystery series

I have been buying as much Kaleo Griffith listens that are romance. this is a mystery, but a good listen. Book #1 is best, then this book #3. Book #2 is too much about Vietnam, not
my favorite.