Poodle Springs - Philip Marlowe - Large Print Author:Raymond Chandler, Robert B. Parker Welcome to Poodle Springs, the novel Raymond Chandler left unfinished when he put away his gumshoes forever in 1959. Chandler's foremost heir, Robert B. Parker -- the creator of Spencer-- has taken up where the master left off, cultivating the seed of Chandler's final novel into the brash and brilliant full-blown who-dunit it was meant t... more »o be.
Marlowe is now caught in the most unexpected predicament of his career: marriage. He's hitched himself to the luscious and very wealthy Linda Potter, and they've embarked on domestic life in the posh California mecca of Poodle Springs. But Marlowe hasn't softened a bit -- he's still a magnet for trouble. No sooner does he get into town than he gets his first case, running down a second-rate shutterbug named Les Valentine.
The simple job turns complicated when he learns the trail is entangled by a world-famous model with a come-hither look and a bigimist with a pair of infuriatingly loyal wives.« less