The Underground Man: A Lew Archer Novel
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: October 2008
Duration: 7 hours 35 minutes
As a mysterious fire rages through the hills above a privileged town in Southern California, Lew Archer tracks a missing child who may be the pawn in a marital struggle or the victim of a bizarre kidnapping. What he uncovers amid the ashes is murder-and a trail of motives as combustible as gasoline. The Underground Man is a detective novel of merciless suspense and tragic depth, with an unfaltering insight into the moral ambiguities at the heart of California's version of the American dream.
"I should like to venture that Ross Macdonald is a better novelist than either...Dashiell Hammett or Raymond Chandler."-New York Times Book Review