Sean Stranahan

7 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 1,653 ratings

The Royal Wulff Murders Publisher's Summary

An award-winning editor for Field & Stream magazine, Keith McCafferty presents his debut novel, The Royal Wulff Murders. A local fisherman lands more than he bargained for when he pulls a dead body out of Montana’s Madison River. Sheriff Martha Ettinger takes on the case and soon comes into the company of reclusive artist, Montana newcomer, and ex-PI Sean Stranahan. After teaming up to investigate, Martha and Sean soon uncover evidence that the murder has ties to one of the state’s biggest industries: fly fishing.

©2012 Keith McCafferty (P)2012 Recorded Books, LLC
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  • Book 1

    • The Royal Wulff Murders

    • By: Keith McCafferty
    • Narrated by: Rick Holmes
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 397
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 374
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 363

    A local fisherman lands more than he bargained for when he pulls a dead body out of Montana’s Madison River. Sheriff Martha Ettinger takes on the case and soon comes into the company of reclusive artist, Montana newcomer, and ex-PI Sean Stranahan. After teaming up to investigate, Martha and Sean soon uncover evidence that the murder has ties to one of the state’s biggest industries: fly fishing.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Murder, Montana & Fly Fishing

    • By Sara on 07-25-16

    Regular price: $25.86

  • Book 2

    • The Gray Ghost Murders

    • By: Keith McCafferty
    • Narrated by: Rick Holmes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 246
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 245

    With this follow-up to The Royal Wulff Murders, acclaimed author Keith McCafferty brings back fly-fishing PI Sean Stranahan for a second quirky adventure. When two graves are found on the mysterious Sphinx Mountain, the local sheriff suspects murder and calls on Stranahan to join the case. Then a vintage Gray Ghost lure from a riverside cabin disappears, and Stranahan begins to suspect that a deeper mystery is lurking just beneath the surface.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Solid Second Book In A Series

    • By Sara on 09-07-16

    Regular price: $21.52

  • Book 3

    • Dead Man's Fancy

    • A Sean Stranahan Mystery, Book 3
    • By: Keith McCafferty
    • Narrated by: Rick Holmes
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224

    Wolves howl as a riderless horse returns at sunset to the Culpepper Dude Ranch in the Madison Valley. The missing woman, Nanika Martinelli, is better known as the Fly Fishing Venus, a red-haired river guide who lures clients the way dry flies draw trout. As Sheriff Martha Ettinger follows hoof tracks in the snow, she finds one of the men who has fallen under the temptress' spell impaled on the antler tine of a giant bull elk, a kill that' s been claimed by a wolf pack. An accident? If not, is the killer human or animal?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • An Unbelievable Story

    • By Sara on 12-15-16

    Regular price: $25.86

  • Book 4

    • Crazy Mountain Kiss

    • A Sean Stranahan Mystery
    • By: Keith McCafferty
    • Narrated by: Rick Holmes
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 251
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229

    It's April, but there's still snow on the Montana mountains the day a member of the Madison River Liar and Fly Tiers club finds a Santa hat in the chimney of his rented cabin. With the flue clogged, and desperate to make a fire, he climbs up to the roof only to find the body of a teenage girl wedged into the chimney.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mountain of a tale

    • By Mark Hancock on 07-15-16

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 5

    • Buffalo Jump Blues

    • By: Keith McCafferty
    • Narrated by: Rick Holmes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209

    In the wake of Fourth of July fireworks in Montana's Madison Valley, Hyalite County sheriff Martha Ettinger and Deputy Sheriff Harold Little Feather investigate a horrific scene at the Palisades cliffs, where a herd of bison have fallen to their deaths. Victims of blind panic caused by the pyrotechnics, or a ritualistic hunting practice dating back thousands of years? The person who would know is beyond asking, an Indian man found dead among the bison, his leg pierced by an arrow.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Has it all, even after multiple readings

    • By Mark Hancock on 07-16-16

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 6

    • Cold Hearted River

    • By: Keith McCafferty
    • Narrated by: Rick Holmes
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179

    Sheriff Martha Ettinger reunites with once-again lover and sometime private detective Sean Stranahan to investigate the death of a woman who was stranded in a spring snowstorm. When a fly wallet is found in a pannier on the saddle of the woman's horse, the leather engraved with the initials EH, Stranahan shows the wallet to Patrick Willoughby, the president of the Madison River Liars and Fly Tiers Club. Only a few days before, Willoughby was approached by a man selling fishing gear that had belonged to a famous outdoorsman and writer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very very good book

    • By William Michael Dunn on 07-27-17

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 7

    • A Death in Eden

    • A Sean Stranahan Mystery
    • By: Keith McCafferty
    • Narrated by: Rick Holmes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    The seventh novel in the acclaimed Sean Stranahan mystery series: Scarecrows are appearing in the cliffs above the Smith River in Montana, and state investigator Harold Little Feather is trying to discover the culprit leaving the hay figures in the cliffs, with signs painted that read "No Smith River Mine - Not on My Watch." The event is related to a copper mine project that threatens the river, but his investigation takes an ominous turn when a little girl claims that a scarecrow chased her in the night. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cochise & Rattlers & Bears, Oh My

    • By Mark Hancock on 07-31-18

    Regular price: $27.99