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Up North Cold Case

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New York Times bestselling author Mardi Link delves into historic unsolved murders from the woods of northern Michigan and beyond. In Season One, The Good Hart Murders, Mardi returns to the case she detailed a decade ago in her book, When Evil Came to Good Hart.

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New York Times bestselling author Mardi Link delves into historic unsolved murders from the woods of northern Michigan and beyond. In Season One, The Good Hart Murders, Mardi returns to the case she detailed a decade ago in her book, When Evil Came to Good Hart.

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Good Story but too much repeat

By sc icaster - Oct 04 2019
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Stick to the story...drop the music and sound effects. Drags a little and takes away from “the meat”.

Scattered

By 121664 - Jul 23 2019
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No background just old recordings sounds like a conspiracy theory just a jumbled mess I have no idea what the hell is going on

iTunes Ratings

38 Ratings
Average Ratings
10
9
8
3
8

Good Story but too much repeat

By sc icaster - Oct 04 2019
Read more
Stick to the story...drop the music and sound effects. Drags a little and takes away from “the meat”.

Scattered

By 121664 - Jul 23 2019
Read more
No background just old recordings sounds like a conspiracy theory just a jumbled mess I have no idea what the hell is going on
Cover image of Up North Cold Case

Up North Cold Case

Updated 2 days ago

Read more

New York Times bestselling author Mardi Link delves into historic unsolved murders from the woods of northern Michigan and beyond. In Season One, The Good Hart Murders, Mardi returns to the case she detailed a decade ago in her book, When Evil Came to Good Hart.

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: The Good Hart Murders trailer

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In June 1968, Richard Robison, his wife Shirley, and their four children left Detroit and headed out of the city, expecting to enjoy a summer of fun and relaxation. Nine days later the family was murdered inside their northern Michigan summer cottage. The crime wasn't discovered for almost a month. Fifty years have passed and yet, one of the most mysterious and tragic crimes in Michigan's history remains unsolved. Why? Will the case ever be solved? True crime author Mardi Link dusts off the evidence she used to detail the crime in her bestselling book, When Evil Came to Good Hart, and shares vintage audio never before released to the public.

Apr 18 2018

3mins

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Rank #2: S1, E1: The Meat of the Crime

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After the Robison family is found dead inside their summer cottage, Michigan State Police detectives Lloyd Stearns and John Flis learn Richard Robison was involved in a mysterious business deal that included overseas phone calls, transforming a regional airport, and someone named "Mr. Roebert." Did this business plan contain a motive for murder?

Apr 19 2018

31mins

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Rank #3: S1, E2: A Fabulous Man

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In the weeks before Richard Robison took his family up north, he was seen with his assistant, Joe Scolaro, driving around New Hudson Airport, almost daily. Police detectives Lloyd Stearns and John Flis interview the airport managers and learn of a shadowy potential investor known only as "Mr. Roeberts." Who was this man who had a voice like a robot? And why did he disappear the day before the murders?

Apr 20 2018

37mins

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Rank #4: S1 E3 Revisiting an Interview

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When the University of Michigan Press first published my book on the case, a staff editor interviewed me for an in-house podcast. I shared my reasons for writing the book, and some theories on the crime. Do they still hold true?

Apr 21 2018

19mins

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