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Boystown 2

Three More Nick Nowak Mysteries
Narrated by: Brad Langer
Series: Boystown, Book 2
Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
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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.

Set in the second half of 1981, Boystown 2 follows Nick as he juggles his deepening relationship with Detective Bert Harker with the return of his ex, Daniel Laverty. Which man will he choose? Or will he be able to choose?

©2010 Marshall Thornton (P)2013 Marshall Thornton

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  • Macbandit
  • 03-02-2020

Smoothly fits in the series but is a cliffhanger

I just finished these stories and I would advise this series be read/listened to in order. Each mystery is sort of a standalone but the personal part of the story is ongoing. I’m really enjoying these stories and getting a little impatient when it comes to Nick’s personal life. Nick is a P.I. who appears to me to half know what he is doing and half lucks out. As he goes through his daily life he looses his attention because of his personal life. He does get the job done but its entertaining to me his daily routine. I feel he fits the Mickey Spillane feel. He is still being reckless in his sex life. I didn’t feel he was as bed hopping in this part of the series as the last. He does have a few guilt feelings that he may be sort of cheating on Bert. Nick’s sort of in a relationship with Bert and then his ex Daniel reappears. That makes him ready to break up with Bert. Nick is centered on Daniel no matter what else he does. Where the cliffhanger got to me is I’m waiting to find out where he is going to end up relationship wise. Before he can break up with Bert there is a little twist in the story. Now is there more to the detective than I had thought? There are no answers in the story so I have to get to the next to see where this is going. If you are easily offended with cheating and very descriptive sex don’t read/listen to this series. It is meant to be all of that and more. It reflects life in the 80’s and I think the author does a great job of giving a feel for that era. The narrator Brad Langer, does a perfect job. He gives the feel for this story.

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  • B.McGrath
  • 20-01-2020

Better with each book

I like the kind of PI Nick is. He's old school, gritty, and smart. The sex in the stories is icing on a nicely done cake. All Nick's casual hook ups makes me think he's marking time until he's back with Dan. Laughs, intrigue, drama (angst in my head for Nick and Dan and Bert)! I'm a romantic, sue me!! The love triangle thickens and what a cliffy and close call at the end!! On to book 3. The narrator was excellent with voices and expressions. I voluntarily listened to a free copy of this story and am giving an honest review.

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  • John Lindner
  • 12-02-2018

Great early 80's gay short detective stories

I am enjoying this (to me) new series of gay detective novels. I recommend it.