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    • Invitation to Murder

    • The Brutal Murder of Arizona Heiress Jeanne Tovrea
    • By: Ronald J. Watkins
    • Narrated by: James Edward Thomas
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A story from the anthology Masters of True Crime, which spans murder cases from the beginning of the 20th century to today. This is a must-hear for fans of true crime and will also be compelling to mystery and thriller listeners.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Against Her Will

    • Pinnacle True Crime
    • By: Ronald J. Watkins
    • Narrated by: Greg Lutz
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 103
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      4 out of 5 stars 92
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 90

    Richard and Victoria Tinyes feared the worst when their thirteen year old daughter Kelly Ann vanished from their quiet suburban community of Valley Stream, New York, on March 3, 1999. But the nightmare to come was worse than they could ever imagine. Only five doors away, in the home of John and Elizabeth Golub, police found Kelly Ann's body stuffed in a plastic garbage bag. She'd been brutally beaten, stabbed, strangled, and mutilated. After weeks of intense investigation, police arrested the Golubs twenty-one-year-old son, Robert - a reclusive young man obsessed with bodybuilding and given to fits of rage. The sensational trial and subsequent conviction of Robert Golub shocked the nation and tore the once peaceful community apart. Neighbors took sides. So did the media. And no one who lived on Horton Road would ever be the same. Note on audio book: Except for the beginning and end of the book, there is no longer any music.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ~ Nightmare On Horton Road ~

    • By Polly Poizendem on 01-27-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Evil Intentions

    • The Story of How an Act of Kindness Led to Senseless Murder
    • By: Ronald J. Watkins
    • Narrated by: Greg Lutz
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 23
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Evil Intentions explores to depravity of this crime, taking the listener into the lives and minds of the killers, relating the tragic consequences to her family and loved ones. Written by the court investigator who prepared the presentencing reports on the killers, it offers rare insight into the criminal investigation, plea bargaining, and trial.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • bought this book without listening to the sample..

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-13-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Murder on Everest

    • A Summit Murder Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Charles G. Irion, Ronald J. Watkins
    • Narrated by: Greg Lutz
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 37
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      3 out of 5 stars 34
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 33

    When Derek Sodoc, only son of the world's richest and most powerful man, dies attempting to climb Mt. Everest, questions are raised. Was it the mountain? Or perhaps something more sinister? After reading the book Abandoned on Everest, which details Derek Sodoc's untimely death, Sodoc's father convinces the surviving expedition members to return to Everest, presumably to recover Derek's body. With billions at stake and a relentless father searching for someone to blame, everyone is a suspect.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An exciting, action-packed novel!

    • By Jennifer on 01-13-12

    Regular price: $17.95

    • A Suspicion of Guilt

    • By: Ronald J. Watkins
    • Narrated by: James Romick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Sexual obsession and murder set against the backdrop of the modern West. When his illicit lover is discovered brutally murdered, Alex Byrne watches as his former lover, the lead homicide detective, slowly closes in on him. But is he the killer? Or is he being framed? And is Byrne trying to find the real murderer? Or set up a fall guy? A Suspicion of Guilt offers an explosive view inside the real world of criminal courts, where justice is only an accident.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Murder on Puncak Jaya

    • A Summit Murder Mystery, Book 4
    • By: Ronald J Watkins, Charles G Irion
    • Narrated by: Greg Lutz14
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
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      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Adventurer Scott Devlon is out to climb Puncak Jaya, one of the world's Seven Summits. Located between the Himalayas and Andes, Puncak Jaya is the highest mountain in Oceania. But conquering this challenging peak is the least of Devlon's concerns. Situated in the heart of primitive New Guinea, Puncak Jaya is one of the most forbidding regions on earth, home to cannibals and headhunters. In this isolated land, Devlon begins by slashing his way through a primordial jungle teeming with exotic and deadly wildlife. His journey takes him to the icy precipice of Puncak Jaya only to find murder.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Murder on Aconcagua

    • A Summit Murder Mystery, Book 5
    • By: Charles G. Irion, Ronald J. Watkins
    • Narrated by: Greg Lutz
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Hero Scott Devlon is once again sent by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency on another climbing expedition. This time the mountain is Aconcagua, the highest in South America. His mission is to confirm a report that three Inca golden idols have been discovered and are headed to Venezuelan strongman, Hugo Chavez. Legend says he who possesses them is invincible. Scott's assignment is to prevent that from taking place, but he quickly learns that there are those who will stop at nothing to get their hands on the idols.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another winner in a winning series

    • By Jennifer on 11-19-12

    Regular price: $14.00

    • Murder on Vinson Massif

    • A Summit Murder Mystery, Book 6
    • By: Charles G. Irion, Ronald J. Watkins
    • Narrated by: Greg Lutz
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Having failed to acquire the legendary golden Inca idols on Aconcagua in South America, Scott Devlon is hot on their trail. Kira Stern, former wife of Quentin, has murdered to steal them and is now headed to Punta Arenas, Chile, where she hopes to sell them to Robert Ainsworth, a crazed international arms dealer. Joined by Quentin, Scott soon finds himself in Antarctica, compelled to join the expedition about to attempt an unprecedented winter climb of Vinson Massif, the highest mountain on the world's most inhospitable continent.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another hit

    • By Jennifer on 04-10-13

    Regular price: $9.80

    • Murder on Mt. McKinley

    • A Summit Murder Mystery, Book 3
    • By: Charles G. Irion, Ronald J. Watkins
    • Narrated by: Greg Lutz
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 5

    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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • An anti-Liberal, anti-Alaska Native Rant

    • By Penelope Forrester on 05-10-12

    Regular price: $14.00

    • Murder on Elbrus

    • A Summit Murder Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Charles G. Irion, Ronald J. Watkins
    • Narrated by: Greg Lutz
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Murder on Elbrus begins with world famous mountaineer Scott Devlon scarcely recovered from the disaster told in Murder on Everest, when he is sent to observe an EU sponsored conference in southern Russia. This casual assignment turns deadly with the murder of a Russian official atop Europe's highest mountain. Joined by the beautiful Natasha, the most powerful woman in the media world, Scott must run for his life, uncertain of her loyalties and true motives. Joined by a tread worn CIA agent, a Russian mobster and Georgian nationalist, they flee....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this murder mystery!

    • By Jennifer on 12-08-11

    Regular price: $14.95