This brilliant new detective series introduces Los Angeles’
For those who have been waiting for the next Phillip
Marlowe, Sam Spade, Mike Hammer, or Jim Rockford, the wait is over! Author
Nicholas Sheridan Stanton unveils the latest result of his chronically leaky
cranium in a clever new detective series he’s calling the Gumshoe Diaries.
In the first book, The Gumshoe Diaries: Fortune
Cookies Always Lie, he introduces us to Whitey Roode, a shaggy but likeable
former LAPD gold shield who turned private investigator after (as he tells it)
being invited to retire by the brass. Stanton then takes us on a wheels-within-wheels scavenger hunt for the killer—or killers—of pretty Mei Li Teng (a.k.a
Sally November), the not-so-innocent niece of Whitey’s close friends and
occasionally accurate snitches, Jai Lai and Lu Rong. The quirky Asian couple
owns a trendy and ridiculously popular New York–style delicatessen downtown in
the heart of Los Angeles called Show-M-U-Lyke-M. They hire Whitey to find out whodunit
to little Miss Sally. As it turns out, the college education her uncles thought
they were sponsoring is far more dangerous than the standard three Rs. Download and start listening now!