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Private eye story and turns #it n it s head with with this fast paced and insanely plotted noir This #on it s head with with this fast paced and insanely plotted noir This paced novella is an unconventional private eye tale populated with seedy greedy characters Willeford having written it under a pseudonym in 1956 rehashes the usual private eye falls for a femme fatale formula But he throws in enough curveballs to keep the reader Mortimer, Mallory and Allen Taster Collection off balance starting with the first scene where a beautiful young lady struts into the private eye sffice Our lovers eventually make their way to no holds bar Las Vegas where the action grows even weirder I d say WILD WIVES is great fun to read Mustang Wild (Wild, on a rainyr snowy day 2020From 1953Gritty and graphic violent Pulp Novella Great action suspense especially as it goes The Little Vintage Carousel by the Sea on I love all this but there are such interesting character details such strange entertaining seuences This made it standut The scenes in Vegas the wedding chapel are funny and fun And the almost appropriate encounters with the fifteen year A PHYSICAL AFFAIR old girl are unusual not exactly genre clicheBack in like 2010 I found a cachef his lder books at a used booksale Like someone had collected them and then died they are mostly 1980s reprints Sorry to be so morbid but if you collected five f his books why would you knowingly donate them to a charity booksale At least I got them This is why I d read so many Brief Lives of his books before the Hoke Mosley series2014Another totally fun and satisfying 50s noir This is the fourth Willeford I ve read and I m very into him now Wild Wives begins with a beautiful young femme fatale walking into a private detective sffice Sound familiar Yep it s a well used Texas Manhunt (Chance, Texas ordinary convention in hard boiled detective fiction But writer Charles Willeford is anything butrdinary As he did in the last Willeford book I read Pick up he turns the genre Condor on it s head In the first two pagesf Wild Wives we realize that the femme fat. Udes two thugs hired to protect her and the woman is in fact not the daughter Deception of the man she wants to escape but his wife Now Jake has two angry thugs andne jealous husband Bliss County - Der Traum in Weiß on his case As Jake become. Enjoyable uick little read Great cover Damn so good Got this for less than a buck from PlanetMonk Books This is the kindf book that you won t find in Barnes Noble any 100 pages with zero filler Protagonist Jake Blake is a sexist racist homophobe sleazebag The Bride in Blue of a PI But he s entertaining and the action in the book is nearly non stop without ever feeling forcedr repetitive This early book by Charles Willeford has depth beyond it s deceptively simple plot At first glance it s just another detective story but beneath the surface is An Examination Of Post examination The Life Lucy Knew of post America with a noir protagonist who has been changed by the war he fought in and even may be suffering from PTSD beneath his always cool sarcastic exterior Not Willeford s best work but definitely worth reading if you like noir with a little depth Cockfighter keeps popping upn The Lone Sheriff one shelfr another The Bridal Suite of my recommendations heren Goodreads so when I found this classic hard boiled novel in an p shop for 1 I knew I HAD to try Charles Willeford for myselfAnd I wasn t disappointed It s a tiny novella filled with seedy and conflicted characters #And A Simple Yet Convoluted #a simple yet convoluted Perfect pulp materialThree seperate parts are vivid in my mind for different reasons the first being the description and behaviour f Barbara Ann Allen is graphic and shocking in it s content like a slap
#to the face with a block f ice if you weren t sure that this novel was going to be #the face with a block f ice if you weren t sure that this novel was going to be different than a cheap Dashiell Hammett knockoff already then by page 4 you will be 100% convincedWilleford follows this up with some gratuitous and unnecessary violence first you re given a hint as Jake Blake nonchalently att This was a slim but satisfying noir novelette that delivers exactly what you want from a slim but satisfying noir novelette MOST CONCISE REVIEW EVER Willeford takes what seemingly starts The Desert Princes Proposal out to be a typical hard boiled. Jake Blake is a private detective shortn cash when he meets a rich and beautiful young woman looking to escape her father’s smothering influence Unfortunately for Jake the smothering influence incl.
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DOSE OF SEX AND VIOLENCE NOT TO MENTION Aof sex and violence not to mention a title First published in 1956 Wild Wives is a short but very entertaining novel from Charles Willeford the author f Miami Blues and a number f ther crime novelsJake Blake is a struggling San Francisco PI who lives in the same cheap hotel where he has his The Book of Pride office One slow afternoon Florence Weintraub the inevitable Hot Babe essential to the beginningf practically any classic PI story waltzes into his The Hidden Kingdom (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel) office insisting that she s desperately in needf his help Even though she s twenty six years ld her father allows her absolutely no freedom whatsoever and has her accompanied wherever she goes by two goons who are allegedly there to protect her She d just like a couple
OF HOURS TO HERSELF SHE SAYShours to herself she says Jake possibly help her lose the two thugsWell f course he can for twenty five bucks a day plus expenses And when the lovely Florence agrees to the terms Conscious one thing inevitably leads to another Florence is very attracted to Jake andnce they finally elude her guardians they go ut to dinner which Jake naturally adds to the expense account Other interesting activities accompany the dinner and Florence insists that she d like to see Jake again the following dayComplications ensue and poor Jake soon finds himself entangled in a mess he never envisioned when he accepted Florence s seemingly simple assignment It s an engaging story with plenty f Willeford s deadpan humor and enough action to propel the story forward at a fairly rapid clip While not uite Chosen by the Alien Lord (Rusneon Mates, on a par with somef Willeford s better known books it s still a fun read and will appeal especially to those who have read and enjoyed the author s Violentology other work. S deeply involved with this glamorous and possibly crazy woman he becomes entangled in a webf deceit intrigue and multiple murders Brilliant sardonic and full Run Forever of surprises Wild Wives isne wild ride. .