The Summit Murder Mystery Series 


When the only son of the world’s richest and most powerful man dies attempting to climb Mount Everest, his family is hellbent on getting answers. Outraged by the incompetence of many, Michael Sodoc wants his son’s body recovered.

Convincing the surviving members of the expedition team to return to Everest, Sodoc puts billions on the line—determined to blame someone. But what he discovers might be more than anyone imagined. Will the sinister truth at the peak begin an avalanche of betrayal and danger? 

Set against the backdrop of the world's highest and deadliest mountain, Murder on Everest is filled with intrigue, sex, betrayal and mystery.

★★★★★ "Brilliant"

"An intriguing beginning to what promises to be a stellar series!

"Adventure, danger, betrayal, sex, intrigue - this book has it all!"


Abandoned on Everest written by tabloid reporter, Quentin Stern, is the prequel to Murder on Everest. Stern reveals the inside story of the Mt. Everest expedition including sexual misdeeds, sabotage and media manipulation, all of which leads to Derek Sodoc’s tragic death.  When Derek Sodoc, only son of the world’s richest and most powerful man dies attempting to climb Mt. Everest, questions are raised. Was it the mountain? Or perhaps something more sinister.  After reading the book Abandoned on Everest that details Derek Sodoc’s untimely death, Sodoc’s father convinces the surviving expedition members to return to Everest – presumably to recover Derek’s body. With billions at stake and a relentless father searching for someone to blame, everyone is a suspect.


"A clever story told from a character's point of view.  Very entertaining."


"A Must Read!"

"Another highly entertaining mystery from Irion!"

As chief executives of rivaling oil companies attempt to construct an Alaskan pipeline, danger sets in and lives are lost. Finding himself suddenly atop one of the world’s largest summits, Scott Devlon is once again thrust into yet another murder mystery. Now, it’s up to Devlon to weather the storm and reach the apex of Mt. McKinley to uncover the truth.

With competitors, Russians, Native American cultists, and environmental extremists fighting for rights, the motives are flying high. Will this mountaineer discover the truth before it’s too late?

"Wonderfully fast paced with plenty of action!"


"A vivid tangle of murder, intrigue and danger."

"An enjoyable and well paced mystery."

Adventurer Scott Devlon is set to climb Puncak Jaya—one of the world’s largest summits. Conquering the highest mountain in Oceania is the least of Devlon’s concerns. Located in one of the most forbidding regions on earth, the Puncak Jaya is home to dangerous cannibals and deadly headhunters. 

But once he journeys through the jungle straight to the icy top, Devlon encounters a murder. With harrowing chases, rogue gold miners, and prehistoric tribal rites, Devlon embarks upon a nonstop adventure and a breathtaking climax at the apex. But will this quest for answers be too deadly for the courageous adventurer?

"Couldn't put it down!"

"A quick read with engaging plot."

"Thoroughly enjoyable!"


With Scott Devlon on another climbing expedition in South America for the US Defense Intelligence Agency, he’s determined to confirm a report that rare golden idols have been discovered and are headed to a Venezuelan enemy. According to legend, whomever possesses the idols is indestructible. It’s up to Devlon to stop the transfer of the precious cargo. 

But will Devlon learn that his invincible enemies will stop at nothing to get their hands on the precious idols?

"Scott Devlon is my favorite hero."


"A first class who-dun-it!"

"One of the best protagonists I've ever read.  Everyone that loves a good hero needs to meet Scott Devlon."

Still searching for the legendary golden Inca idols, Scott Devlon is hot on the trail. A murderous enemy is out for money—and blood. And Devlon is hellbent on stopping another life from being lost.

Trekking to the top of the highest mountain on the world’s most unwelcoming continent proves more perilous than any voyage before. Murder and treachery once again abound as the high tech expedition braves the Antarctic night with temperatures falling below minus 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Will old friends and fresh enemies die as Scott seeks the lost idols?

"I felt like I was there!"

"Kept me on the edge of my seat.  Another great installment to a favorite series of mine!"

"Sometimes the book was so realistic I was as freezing as the characters! Grab a blanket and tuck in!"


When the United States president plans a climbing expedition to the top of Killmanjaro with his long, lost son, Scott Devlon is called upon to guide the entourage. But when all hell breaks loose, it’s up to Devlon to stop a deadly assassin and save the president. With the fate of the country in his hands, will the brave adventurer protect his nation or will this expedition be his last?

"Incredible ending to a brilliant series."

"I was dreading the end of this series, I've loved every book and this one - wow - what a way to end it with a bang!"

"Leave it to Irion to write a book where POTUS' life is in danger!  Loved every minute!"

© 2016 Charles G. Irion

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