The Pink Tarantula by Tim Wohlforth audiobook

The Pink Tarantula: A Novel in 9 Episodes

By Tim Wohlforth
Read by Stephen R. Thorne

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing 9781935797111
6.00 Hours Unabridged
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In this novel of nine closely related episodes, we join Cripand Henrietta, as unlikely a detective duo as ever hit the streets. Crip and Henrietta aren’t your typical California privateeyes. For one thing, Crip’s real name is Tom Bateman. His sometime sidekickwith body piercings and spiked green hair, Henrietta, calls him “Crip” becausehe’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—atfirst sniff. Henrietta’s idea of a favor? Well, a couple of crazed fightingdogs need a home. In these episodes, we watch Crip and Henrietta’srelationship grow as both characters struggle to bridge chasms of bitternessand mistrust. The private eye business in California hasn’t gotten this kind ofa reworking since Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler planted their gumshoesonto these mean streets.

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In this novel of nine closely related episodes, we join Cripand Henrietta, as unlikely a detective duo as ever hit the streets.

Crip and Henrietta aren’t your typical California privateeyes. For one thing, Crip’s real name is Tom Bateman. His sometime sidekickwith body piercings and spiked green hair, Henrietta, calls him “Crip” becausehe’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—atfirst sniff. Henrietta’s idea of a favor? Well, a couple of crazed fightingdogs need a home.

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

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Author Bio: Tim Wohlforth

Author Bio: Tim Wohlforth

Tim Wohlforth’s writings include The Pink Tarantula, a short-story collection; Harry, a thriller; and Epitaph for Emily, a Jim Wolf mystery. 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.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 6.00
Audience: Adult
Language: English