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 Spenser--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 to b... more »e.
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 post Califronis 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 the second-rate 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 bigamist with a pair of infuriatingly loyal wives.« less