Hardboiled private eye Leo Bloodworth and his self-appointed partner, fifteen-year-old Serendipity Dahlquist, are back in a wild and deadly new mystery that’s every bit as brilliant and memorable as SLEEPING DOG.
This time, Leo and Serendipity are on the trail of a teenage runaway and missing pair of sapphire earring, two seemingly separate, increasingly dangerous cases rife with gang members, designer drugs, killer birds, DIY plastic surgery…and a terrorist plot that could plunge sunny Southern California into a permanent nuclear winter.
It's the 1960s...and a writer for a wild men's magazine is finds himself entangled in mystery and murder in this irreverent, tricky whodunit.
A hard-boiled, Shamus Award-nominated novel of redemption, a lightning-fast thrill ride, a witty whodunit and an edgy, no-holds-barred love story that reads like a modern day "Maltese Falcon" on steroids...by one of the most acclaimed and admired writers in crime fiction.
What happens when a hard-drinking, middle-aged PI teams up with a strong-willed 14-year-old searching for her lost dog? Find out in Dick Lochte’s suspense masterpiece – and one of the most acclaimed crime novels ever.
Hardboiled private eye Leo Bloodworth and his teenage partner Serendipity Dahlquist are back in a wild and deadly new mystery you’re sure to love just as much as Dick Lochte’s award-winning thriller Sleeping Dog.
Deliciously humorous and touching moments that contrast sharply with the villains’ evil deeds
Dancingly macabre, packed with perils, pungent with humor
Sensational writing, mordant wit, an intricate crime puzzle...
An intelligent, playful, knowledgeable writer...Lochte has a great gift for the grotesquerie
A guaranteed delight. Written with fine style and wit, Dick Lochte’s Laughing Dog provides an intriguing plot and indelible characters