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Saguaro Riptide

4.12 of 5 stars 4.12  ·  rating details  ·  40 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Welcome to the Saguaro Riptide Motel... It's a seedy little surf joint in Arizona where the not-so-elite meet-for the biggest disharmonic convergence since the invention of gunpower. Ex-boxing champ Jack "Battle-ax" Baddalach will be there. So will Muslim hit man Woodrow Saad Muhammad. Sheriff Wyetta Earp is due as well, she of the black belt and bad manners. And Major Kat ...more
Paperback, 244 pages
Published May 1st 1997 by Berkley
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Reminds me of books by Carl Hiaassen. A great fun romp.
No one has reviewed Saguaro Riptide yet? Sheesh. Not a great book, but a lot of fun with a really funny female protagonist (the male protagonist is decent, but not as good as the female one). I have a soft spot for this one because my husband used it to woo me (long story, having to do with a passage in the book concerning foreign films), but still, a very quick and entertaining read.
Mar 02, 2008 Ron rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: people who like quirky mysteries and Tarantino movies.
This book is one of two things that clinched my relationship with the woman who became my wife. The other is that I knew who Douglas Rain was.
Kevin Lucia
Smooth and fast and tasty - another Norm Partridge jam...
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Norman Partridge’s fiction includes horror, suspense, and the fantastic—“sometimes all in one story” says his friend Joe Lansdale. His compact, thrill-a-minute style has been praised by Stephen King and Peter Straub, and his fiction has received three Bram Stokers and two IHG awards.

Partridge’s career launched a series of firsts during the indie press boom of the early nineties. His first short s
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