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Night at Key West

A Simon Wolfe Mystery, Book 1
Narrated by: Tom Jordan
Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
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Summary

Key West. Hemingway. Murder.  

When private investigator Simon Wolfe is hired to follow his friend’s wife under suspicion of adultery, he could never have guessed it would lead him into a friendship with the world’s leading writer, Ernest Hemingway. Nor could he have predicted the strange and disturbing twists the investigation would take.  

The case accelerates quickly when the wife is found murdered in a Key West hotel and discovered to have a secret life. But that revelation is downright boring as the plot thickens with increasingly bizarre revelations, capped off with a macabre ending no one saw coming.  

Based on actual events, Night at Key West is a wild ride into history and intrigue, populated by many true-to-life characters and places.

©2018 Craig A. Hart (P)2018 Craig A. Hart

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  • Jan M
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  • 03-12-18

Noir Murder Mystery

Night at Key West pulled me in from the very beginning. Simon Wolfe sets out to prove his friend's innocence at the death of his wife. This book takes place in 1937 Key West. I loved the historical details and look into "Papa" Hemingway. The author, Craig A. Hart, wrote some great twists in this story. I had my suspicions on who the killer was, but wasn't correct. Well Done! This book has some great mystery, vivid imagery, wonderful details, and humor.
The narration by Tom Jordan is outstanding. His voice sets the mood perfectly for the atmosphere and gives the various characters distinguishable voices. I could hear exactly who was speaking. I requested this review copy audiobook and have voluntarily written this review. I will definitely listen to more books by this author and narrator.

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  • Janice Deane
  • 12-02-19

A great old-time PI story with a spectacular twist

Night at Key West is an entertaining and well-written old-time Private Eye story, only with one spectacular twist. This story brings the listener into a richly illustrated (and historically-accurate) Key West in Hemingway’s time. The narrator, Tom Jordan does a brilliant job leading the listener through this story and gives the listener a true taste of what life was like in the Hemingway household – priceless! As the first story in a series of Simon Wolfe mysteries, I eagerly look forward to listening to the next one!

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  • BlueEyes
  • 04-02-19

Excellent mystery on audible

Loved every moment of this mystery set in Ernest Hemingway's time, and he is even included in the cast of characters in the story. The narrator did a tremendous job keeping the pace and feel of the mystery. His voice reminded me of the 1960's tv cop shows like Get Smart and Dragnet. Exciting and interesting story with a real surprise of an ending.
I also liked that the audible book was a reasonable length for commuter's to listen to in the car.
Will definitely look for more books by this author and the narrator, Tom Jordan.

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  • Deedra
  • 28-01-19

Night at Key West

Good first book in a series.I enjoyed it! Tom Jordan was a fine narrator.I was given this book by the narrator,author or publisher free for an honest review.

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  • Serenity
  • 06-01-19

Murder Mystery in Key West

Good book that follows PI Simon Wolfe, as he tries to find who murdered his friend's wife, who he was following. The side story with Ernest Hemingway, is also interesting, as Wolfe follows his passion for writing.

Well read by Tom Jordan, who brings the characters to life and sets the right mood.

"This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast."

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  • Mercy Griffin
  • 20-12-18

Night at Key West

I enjoyed listening to this book. It was a good crime story based on real events that occured in non-fictional places. Listening to this tale by Craig Hart was like getting a lesson on a piece of US detective/crime history.
The characters were given individual personalities and interesting characteristics, thanks to the convincing narration of Tom Jordan.

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  • taj-marie
  • 18-12-18

Fast listen

This book was great. Love the story line the only thing I hated was it went so fast! I wanted to keep listening! Tom's voice is amazing.

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  • Jocelyne
  • 18-12-18

Historical Murder Mystery

This was my first Craig A. Hart's book. This is the first book in the Simon Wolfe Mystery. The storyline is filled with historical details, mystery and also some humor. The narration was really well done, as always with Tom Jordan. His soft voice suits perfectly the story. I received this free review copy audiobook at my request and I have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Pam C
  • 10-12-18

Enjoyed very much

A Night In Key West is based on actual events and told from the view of Simon Wolfe, a writer want a be/private investigator. He meets Ernest Hemmingway and his life is changed. I loved the way the story moved smoothly from person to person connecting the lives. Except for the writings of Ernest Hemmingway, I am not familiar with his personality, but this story brings some of that to the front. I don't know that I would have liked him, to be honest.
I listened to the audiobook version of this story and Tom Jordan knocks it out of the park. His characters and story telling is always on point and I know I will always be entertained.

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  • D. Sturgeon
  • 04-12-18

Very good story!

I received this audio book for free in exchange for my honest review. This is a very well written tale that is accompanied by expert narration.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 03-12-18

Nice Start to a new series

I enjoyed the Authors use of real people and places.
I want to walk the streets and see these places.

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