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    • Boystown

    • Three Nick Nowak Mysteries
    • By: Marshall Thornton
    • Narrated by: Brad Langer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 124
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 125

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Three little mysteries

    • By Kindle Customer on 01-14-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Boystown 2

    • Three More Nick Nowak Mysteries
    • By: Marshall Thornton
    • Narrated by: Brad Langer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great early 80's gay short detective stories

    • By John Lindner on 02-12-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Boystown 3: Two Nick Nowak Novellas

    • By: Marshall Thornton
    • Narrated by: Brad Langer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good listening

    • By Lisa on 02-22-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Boystown 6: From The Ashes

    • By: Marshall Thornton
    • Narrated by: Brad Langer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 44

    The most unlikely person in the world asks Private Investigator Nick Nowak to investigate the un-suspicious death of a priest. It's winter 1984, Private Investigator Nick Nowak has allowed his life to fall to pieces: he's stopped taking cases, lost his apartment and works as a bartender at a sleazy bar tucked under the El. All he wants to do is lick his wounds after the death of his lover, Detective Bert Harker.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Marshall Thornton/Brad Langer - Best Combo

    • By Lauren Prouty on 06-21-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Ghost Slept Over

    • By: Marshall Thornton
    • Narrated by: Jason Frazier
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    When failed actor Cal Parsons travels to rural New York to claim the estate of his famous and estranged ex-partner, he discovers something he wasn't expecting - the ghost of his ex! And, worse, his ex invites Cal to join him for all eternity. Now. As Cal attempts to rid himself of the ghost by any means, he begins to fall for the attractive attorney representing the estate. Will Cal be able to begin a new relationship, or will he be seduced into the ever after?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Funny Love Story

    • By Jessica on 02-07-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Murder Book

    • Boystown, Book 5
    • By: Marshall Thornton
    • Narrated by: Brad Langer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    In the fifth book of the award-winning Boystown mystery series, it's fall 1982 and Chicago is gripped by panic after five people die from poisoned Tylenol capsules. Amid the chaos, the Bughouse Slasher takes his eighth victim, this time striking close to private investigator Nick Nowak. With the Chicago Police Department stretched to its limit, Nick takes matters into his own hands. But what will he do with the Bughouse Slasher once he finds him?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Next...

    • By Libros Lover on 01-03-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Femme

    • By: Marshall Thornton
    • Narrated by: Joel Leslie
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166

    Queeny cocktail waiter Lionel wakes up to find himself in bed with Dog, a straight-acting softball player, and the two embark on a rocky road to romance. A journey that requires coming out of the closet, going into the closet, a pair of red high heels, many pairs of red high heels, a failed intervention, a couple of aborted dates, and homemade pom-poms. Mostly, Lionel and Dog learn what it means to be a man.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Heels, Better Romance...

    • By HB on 07-02-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Boystown 4

    • A Time for Secrets (A Nick Nowak Novel)
    • By: Marshall Thornton
    • Narrated by: Brad Langer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 44

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Secret is Out

    • By Libros Lover on 12-14-13

    Regular price: $19.95