Once again Scott Devlon is thrust into the middle of a murder mystery atop one of the world’s Seven Summits. In Murder on Mt. McKinley, the chief executives of two rival oil companies attempting to construct a new Alaska pipeline opt to merge their efforts, and reap billions in profits. During the process, in celebration, they decide to climb Mt. McKinley, the highest mountain in North America.
What they don’t expect are deaths. But they have enemies at every turn and one by one, that’s what begins to happen. Can they all be accidents? Competitors, Russians, Native American cultists, and environmental extremists all have motives. But would any of them stoop to murder to stop the development of another oil field in Alaska? Or are the executives knocking each other off? As the climbing team descends from the summit engulfed by a violent lightning storm it becomes clear that murder is exactly what is occurring.
What disappointed you about Murder on Mt. McKinley?
Couldn't get past the second chapter. The Alaska native who spoke at the meeting was a communist because he spoke against drilling in ANWAR. Al Gore is the anti-Christ. Liberals are Communists. I understand that feelings are high on the oil in Alaska issue, but if I wanted to listen to a political speech, I'd listen to a politician.Plus, and this is very important. The writing was mediocre at best.
What do you think your next listen will be?
A James Lee Burke novel. I've read all of them. Now I'm listening to them.
Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Greg Lutz?
The narrator was okay. He did the best he could with the material.
You didn???t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?
Can't think of one.
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Would you listen to Murder on Mt. McKinley again? Why?
A very exciting book full of action and adventure in every word.
Have you listened to any of Greg Lutz’s other performances before? How does this one compare?
Greg Lutz is a hit every time.
Any additional comments?
Scott Devlon finds himself in the middle of chaos once again, on another one of the world's seven continental summits. This time, Devlon is climbing Mt. McKinley, and his group includes an unethical reporter, rival oil companies that don't disguise their disdain for one another, environmental protection groups, and angry local Alaskan tribes. It isn't long before murder and mayhem take place, and Devlon is doing everything he can to just stay alive. These novels just keep getting better and better. The history and research that the authors do to add to their story is evident, and only makes it better. I'm looking forward to the next installment!
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