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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Tim Wohlforth Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2014 ISBN: 9781482950083
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In this novel of nine closely related episodes, we join Crip and Henrietta, as unlikely a detective duo as ever hit the streets.

Crip and Henrietta aren’t your typical California private eyes. For one thing, Crip’s real name is Tom Bateman. His sometime sidekick with body piercings and spiked green hair, Henrietta, calls him “Crip” because he’s in a wheelchair. When she isn’t mocking him, Henrietta grows marijuana, hangs with jailbirds, and brings in cases that reek of trouble—and weed—at first sniff. Henrietta’s idea of a favor? Well, a couple of crazed fighting dogs need a home.

In these episodes, we watch Crip and Henrietta’s relationship grow as both characters struggle to bridge chasms of bitterness and mistrust. The private eye business in California hasn’t gotten this kind of a reworking since Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler planted their gumshoes onto these mean streets.

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About the Author

Tim Wohlforth’s writings include The Pink Tarantula, a short-story collection; Harry, a thriller; and the Jim Wolf mysteries. His short stories have appeared in Send My Love and a Molotov Cocktail, Hardcore Hardboiled, Death Do Us Part, Plots with Guns, and other anthologies. He made Otto Penzler’s Distinguished Mystery Stories list twice, is a Pushcart Prize nominee, and received a Certificate of Excellence from the Dana Literary Society.

About the Narrator

Stephen R. Thorne is a member of the resident acting company at Providence’s esteemed Trinity Repertory Company, where his favorite productions include Hamlet, Henry V, and The Cider House Rules. He lives with his family in Lincoln, Rhode Island.