Bruce Kohler
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  • 1
    Death Will Get You Sober | Elizabeth Zelvin

    Death Will Get You Sober

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Zelvin
    • Narrated By Mark Boyett
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    (47)
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    On Christmas Day, Bruce Kohler wakes up in detox on the Bowery in New York City. He knows it s time to change his life, but how can he stay sober without dying of boredom? When homeless alcoholics start to die unexpectedly, Bruce is surprised to find he cares enough to want to find out why. Most of them had been down and out for many years, but Bruce's friend Guff was different: a cynical aristocrat with a trust fund and some secrets.

    Another good read!


    Excellent whodunit with a side order of the struggle to keep sober, especially after watching a friend die. Strong characters and difficult situa..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 23 2017 by Jan (United States)
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    Death Will Help You Leave Him | Elizabeth Zelvin

    Death Will Help You Leave Him

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Zelvin
    • Narrated By Mark Boyett
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Recovering alcoholic Bruce Kohler and his friends, computer genius Jimmy and world-class codependent Barbara, are drawn into a murder investigation when the abusive boyfriend of Barbara's Al-Anon sponsee is found dead in her East Harlem apartment. Bruce has to juggle sleuthing, sobriety, a crush on the bereaved girlfriend, and the lure of his compelling but self-destructive ex-wife.

    Worth reading!

    The mystery is a good one, but the brutally clear depictions of the aspects of addiction to alcohol can be more than some want to know about. That bei..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 23 2017 by Jan (United States)
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    Death Will Extend Your Vacation | Elizabeth Zelvin

    Death Will Extend Your Vacation

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Zelvin
    • Narrated By Mark Boyett
    Overall
    (48)
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    (42)
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    A carefree summer in Deadhampton turns lethal when the tide washes in the body of Clea, an investigative journalist whose passions included environmental issues and more than her share of boyfriends. The suspects are all in 12-step programs, but somebody's not abstaining from murder. Soon Bruce, Jimmy and Barbara are up to their necks in sleuthing. As the summer heats up, secrets and lies start buzzing around this dream vacation like flies at a beach picnic. Bruce must find answers by Labor Day without getting himself killed.

    People can help themselves😉.

    This book starts slow but once your are into it to are hooked. I'm a westerner. I learned a lot about Long Island I didn't know.

    Reviewed on July 08 2016 by Carol S (Quartzsite, Az 85346)