Summit Murder Mysteries

7 books in series
3.5 out of 5 stars 72 ratings

Murder on Everest Publisher's Summary

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.

Set against the backdrop of the world's highest and deadliest mountain, Murder on Everest is filled with intrigue, sex, betrayal, and mystery. It is unlike any murder mystery you've ever read or heard. Be sure to read Abandoned on Everest, the companion prequel to this exciting debut novel.

The Summit Murder series is a unique set of mystery novels. Join authors Charles G. Irion and Ronald J. Watkins for this extraordinary journey of exciting exploits and murder atop each of the seven major continental summits, beginning with Murder on Everest.

©2009 Charles G. Irion (P)2012 Irion Books, LLC
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  • Book 1

    • 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
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      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

  • Book 2

    • 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
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      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

  • Book 3

    • 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
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      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

  • Book 4

    • 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
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      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

  • Book 5

    • 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
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      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

  • Book 6

    • 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
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      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

  • Book 7

    • Murder on Kilimanjaro

    • A Summit Murder Mystery, Book 7
    • By: Charles G. Irion
    • Narrated by: Greg Lutz
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    In Murder on Kilimanjaro, Scott Devlon, Afghanistan war veteran, mountaineer and occasional agent for the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency has been invited by the sitting President of the United States to join him on his climb of the highest point in Africa. The president is returning to his family roots and will be accompanied by his recently surfaced son, product of the president's youthful liaison with a local tribal chief's daughter in Africa 20 years before. With the primary election season finished and the convention still a few months off, the president's PR staff have determined that this expedition will jump start his campaign for re-election and set at ease any lingering questions about the sudden appearance of this unexpected son.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Plays like a video game

    • By Candace Russell on 09-26-13

    Regular price: $12.57