ABOUT SLEEPING DOG
SLEEPING DOG is ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED CRIME NOVELS EVER.
A New York Times Book of the Year, A Nero Wolfe Award Winner
An Edgar Award Finalist, A Shamus Award Finalist and an Anthony Award Finalist
Named by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association as one of the 100 Favorite Mysteries of the Century.
This beloved, comedy-noir thriller teams up Leo Bloodworth, a hard-drinking, middle-aged Los Angeles PI with hypertension and a low tolerance for precious teenagers, with Serendipity Dahlquist, a bright and strong-willed roller-blading 14-year-old searching for her lost dog. But things quickly escalate, plunging the oddest of odd couples into the dark underworld of sunny Southern California and pitting them against one of the biggest, and most brutal, organized crime families in Mexico.
“Outclasses, in many ways, the tales of Raymond Chandler, Ross Macdonald and other renowned California mystery writers.” Publishers Weekly
“Dick Lochte is a superb craftsman.” Sue Grafton
“Sleeping Dog is funny and strong and a joy to read.” Robert B. Parker
Hard-drinking private eye is hired by precocious teen to track down her missing pit bull. The duo uncover murder and mayhem in illegal dog fighting.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
DICK LOCHTE is the bestselling author of over a dozen novels of crime and suspense, including SLEEPING DOG which won the Nero Wolfe Award, was nominated for the Edgar, the Shamus and the Anthony, and was named one of the 100 Favorite Mysteries of the Century by the Independent Booksellers Association. His latest noir thriller, BLUES IN THE NIGHT, was named as one of the five best hardcovers of the year by the Private Eye Writers of America. Lochte has written three novels with the Today Show’s Al Roker, including the current THE TALK SHOW MURDERS. He also has co-authored four popular crime novels with attorney Christopher Darden and has written screenplays for such actors as Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen and Roger Moore.