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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (366 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Steve Hockensmith Narrator: William Dufris Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Holmes on the Range Mysteries Release Date:
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In this hilarious follow-up to Steve Hockensmith's critically acclaimed novel On the Wrong Track, crime-solving cowboys Gus "Old Red" and Otto "Big Red" Amlingmeyer are wandering around San Francisco when they stumble onto another mystery to be solved: the death of their acquaintance Dr. Chan. It turns out that no one wants this mystery solved, but that doesn't stop the brothers from riling up the locals with their heavy-handed investigations. Wild chases ensue until Old Red and his helpers finally put the clues together for a showdown on the waterfront. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Intriguing mystery, breathless action, colorful characters, and enough laugh-out-loud moments for the book to fit in the humorous crime category.”

    Los Angeles Times

  • William Dufris provides an appealing down-home delivery to his narration. Publishers Weekly Audio Review
  • “Hockensmith has been nominated for the Edgar Award, and if he keeps writing like this, he’ll win one soon.”

    Library Journal (starred review)

  • “William Dufris provides an appealing down-home delivery to his narration.”

    Publishers Weekly (audio review)

  • “Buoyant and consistently entertaining”

    Kirkus Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Ellen | 2/10/2014

    " I listened to this one in the car and it was fantastic. A really fun mystery. I loved Big Red and Old Red - I thought the characterization was really well done. And whoever was reading was great - it definitely added to my enjoyment. I'll definitely be checking out the others in this series. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kyle Wright | 1/2/2014

    " I am only a few chapters into this book and I am loving it.. The description and storytelling are great. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Cathrine Bonham | 12/27/2013

    " A very complex chase through the streets of Victorian China Town. This time Old Red and Big Red are trying to find out who murdered their good friend Dr. Chan but everyone from the San Francisco PD to the Chiniese Tongs are trying to stop them. Nothing will stop Old Red from see justice for his friend but in order to find out the truth The Amlingmeyer brothers need to locate "The Black Dove." "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Janet S | 12/24/2013

    " Killer find. I'm reading anything this guy writes. I started here, in the middle of a series, but the book stood alone just fine. Uniquely humorous. "

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