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Publisher's Summary

Infusing elements of dark reality into this richly detailed, comical series, Mcdonald's first volume, Flynn, delves deeper into the curious character first introduced in the best-selling Fletch series - Francis Xavier Flynn. 

Early one morning as Boston's only investigator is returning home from solving another peculiar case, he has the displeasure of witnessing a spectacularly horrible show outside his front door: a massive aircraft, carrying over one hundred souls, exploding in midair over the harbor. Almost immediately, the Human Surplus League takes credit for the heinous act of terrorism. But "Reluctant Flynn" isn't so easily convinced, unlike his partner and governmental counterparts. 

Now finding himself at the whim of the tedious and ill-mannered FBI agents as they follow bunk leads and question all the wrong suspects, he decides to do his own digging, employing family and encountering new friends and old acquaintances along the way. As the truth begins to trickle forth, Flynn finds himself staring down a much bigger - and much deadlier - problem.

©2003 Gregory Mcdonald (P)2019 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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  • happyshopper
  • 08-09-2020

Wow!

A fantastic narration of a great book. Even if you have had the entire Flynn series in paperback for years and reread them until you know the stories by heart, Donald Corren's narration makes getting the audible versions worth it. Super enjoyable portrayal of Flynn.

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  • Dee
  • 19-10-2020

What a fun listen!!

I had no idea what I was getting into when I stumbled upon this listen but what a wonderful story!!!

Flynn is fascinating, like seriously, just an incredible character. He's a detective, of sorts, and is easily the smartest person in the room. He witnesses a plane crash and the fun ensues. (I know that's a weird sentence but that's exactly what happened.)

I loved the narrator. There is a twinkle in the eye of the Flynn character and the narrator delivered on that. The next book should be something special.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-12-2020

Love this author!

Delivery was a little wooden; not at all what I imagined when I read the book the first time. But the series has always been a favorite. Quick wit and deft storytelling has always been the author's forte. Definitely worth the time.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 27-09-2020

Flynn

There is too much blasphemy to enjoy the book. I will not be reading anymore of his books because of the blasphemy.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 28-04-2021

Pay close attention.

I really enjoyed this book. The story was interesting but you have to pay close attention. I wasn't and had to go back and listen to the last couple of chapters again. I loved the humor and the characters. Flynn is a great character.

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  • Richard J
  • 11-10-2020

Enjoyable Read

Fun book with a lot of enjoyable twists, but I thought the story is a little too convoluted.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 30-03-2021

not my kind of ending

didn't like the ending. not enough resolution. especially considering the hand. otherwise I really liked the book

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  • sam
  • 15-03-2021

not bad

book kind of slow.. loved his quirkyness of the main character.... not a great deal of action.. actually none but still a good book to pass the time away as one walks or drives

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  • Josephine Gilreath
  • 07-02-2021

So worth revisiting

I had read all these books years ago. I love Fletch also.
They are so worth revisiting and enjoying all over again

. They are very clever and well written.

I really like Flynn. I think he is someone that I Would enjoy meeting if he was real

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  • Chris Watt
  • 02-02-2021

Loved it A humble Irishmen yeah

Loved the Irish smarts, working in of a loving family man with a wonderful sense of humor and the twists within the story. Quite a few laugh out loud moments- what a treat.

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