The Black-eyed Blonde

The Black-eyed Blonde

A Philip Marlowe Novel

Book - 2014
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"Channeling Raymond Chandler, Benjamin Black has brought Marlowe back to life for a new adventure on the mean streets of Bay City, California. It is the early 1950s, Marlowe is as restless and lonely as ever, and business is a little slow. Then a new client is shown in: young, beautiful, and expensively dressed, she wants Marlowe to find her former lover, a man named Nico Peterson. Marlowe sets off on his search, but almost immediately discovers that Peterson's disappearance is merely the first in a series of bewildering events. Soon he is tangling with one of Bay City's richest families and developing a singular appreciation for how far they will go to protect their fortune."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: ©2014.
New York :, Henry Holt and Company,, ]2014.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2014.
ISBN: 9780805098143
0805098143
Characteristics: 290 pages ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Chandler, Raymond 1888-1959,
Alternative Title: Black-eyed blonde.
Summary: "Channeling Raymond Chandler, Benjamin Black has brought Marlowe back to life for a new adventure on the mean streets of Bay City, California. It is the early 1950s, Marlowe is as restless and lonely as ever, and business is a little slow. Then a new client is shown in: young, beautiful, and expensively dressed, she wants Marlowe to find her former lover, a man named Nico Peterson. Marlowe sets off on his search, but almost immediately discovers that Peterson's disappearance is merely the first in a series of bewildering events. Soon he is tangling with one of Bay City's richest families and developing a singular appreciation for how far they will go to protect their fortune."-- Provided by publisher.
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Sioux_2
Oct 07, 2016

This was a great book. Very readable with lots of twists Fun to read about "Phillip Marlowe" again!

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Doris527
Nov 17, 2015

Black captures the essence of Raymond Chandler's detective Phillip Marlowe as well as the era. I will be reading more of Black in the future. This was an easy read with a couple of twists,

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Oct 26, 2014

LucasHill thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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