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Author: Lawrence Block Narrator: Gregory Gorton Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Audio Length: Series:The Chip Harrison Series Release Date: March 2006 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781620640050

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When a stripper is murdered onstage, Chip Harrison must put his sexual frustration aside to seek out the mobster responsible.

123 murders. That’s the statistic that gets Chip Harrison’s attention—that and the girl who reports it: a statuesque stripper and amateur ichthyologist who has come to him for help catching the killer of her 123 rare fish. But it’s the 124th victim—this time a human—who draws Chip and his mentor, porcine super-sleuth Leo Haig, into a world of dressing rooms and easy death, where the poison kills quickly and the best clues are found between the sheets. Catching the killer is tough, but Chip’s real challenge is staying alive long enough to get the stripper to take off her clothes.

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  • “A would-be Nero Wolfe solves a murder involving an ichthyologist who moonlights as a topless dancer. As related by his would-be Archie Goodwin, the story is very funny, well written, and nicely read. Gregory Gorton has the perfect sound for the young, sarcastic chronicler. His swagger is a teenager’s bluff, his wisecracks made funnier by his youth and pretended toughness.”

    - AudioFile
  • “A wickedly funny parody of Rex Stout’s Nero Wolfe/Archie Goodwin series…There are zingers that will have you hitting pause until you stop laughing…A delight.”

    - Library Journal (starred review)

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    " 3.5 stars. Block is such a solid writer and always comes up with clever plots that hold your interest. "

    - Glenn, 6/12/2013

About the Author

Lawrence Block is the recipient of a Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America and a New York Times bestselling author. His prolific career spans over one hundred books, including four bestselling series and dozens of short stories and articles. He has won multiple Edgar and Shamus awards, two Falcon Awards from the Maltese Falcon Society of Japan, the Nero and Philip Marlowe Awards, the Cartier Diamond Dagger from the Crime Writers Association of America, and many others. Aside from being a mystery writer, he has also written a number of episodes for television, including two episodes of the ESPN series Tilt; he also cowrote the screenplay for the film My Blueberry Nights, starring Norah Jones. Block currently lives in New York City with his wife, Lynne.

About the Narrator

Gregory Gorton has narrated more than five hundred audio books. His television credits include Homicide: Life on the Streets and Unsolved Mysteries. Greg has been performing, writing, and teaching with Washington, DC’s, premiere musical comedy improvisation troupe, Now This! and Now This, Kids!, for more than fifteen years.