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Inspector Allhoff Audiobook - Turn in Your Badge! - 7 hours [Audio CDs] #RA562
Inspector Allhoff Audiobook - Turn in Your Badge!
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Inspector Allhoff Audiobook
Turn in Your Badge!
by D. L. Champion
Read by Milton Bagby
Do you like Nero Wolfe? Then Inspector Allholf is your man!
Brilliant, decisive, and hard-charging, Deputy Inspector Allhoff was the NYPD’s ace detective until bullets from a mobster’s machine gun robbed him of his legs, his career, and—in the opinion of an associate—his sanity. Yet Allhoff was too good a man to be put out to pasture, so New York’s police commissioner found a way to keep him employed and refer to him such cases as the department couldn’t or wouldn’t handle. Confined to a wheelchair and operating from a seedy tenement flat, Allhoff is assisted by two cops: Battersly, the rookie patrolman whose brief moment of cowardice cost the inspector his legs, and Simmonds, the bitter career cop who detests Allhoff but sticks with the embittered cripple to protect his own pension.
Created by D.L. Champion, Inspector Allhoff denied most conventions of detective-pulp fiction. He could never be confused for one of Raymond Chandler’s knights errant, trudging down those mean streets. Allhoff was no Rover Boy in trench coat and fedora. He was, in fact, a sadist and a psychopath. With 30 entries published between 1938 and 1946, the Allhoff series was among the most popular and long-lived to appear in Dime Detective, the prestigious crime pulp second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.
This arresting audiobook features the second five grim and grisly Allhoff cases, ranging from the Christmas themed “A Corpse for Christmas” to the mordant “Suicide in Blue.” Read with real relish by Milton Bagby.
A Corpse for Christmas
Chapter 1: Lady Bountiful and the Beast
Chapter 2: Murder—Vice Versa
Chapter 3: Alibi Allhoff
Chapter 4: Blindman’s Buff
Chapter 5: Without a Leg to Stand On
Chapter 6: Cold Turkey Christmas
Sergeants Should Never Sleep
Chapter 1: Yes-Man in Uniform
Chapter 2: Someone’s Going to Burn
Chapter 3: The Dead Diamond Merchant
Chapter 4: The $400,000,000
Chapter 5: Sergeants Shouldn’t Sleep
Turn in Your Badge!
Chapter 1: Allhoff Gets the Sack
Chapter 2: The Late Lieutenant and the Ladies
Chapter 3: The Commissioner’s Quandary
Chapter 4: Till Monday Morning
There Was a Crooked Man
Chapter 1: Murder at 103° in the Shade
Chapter 2: Cripple to Cripple
Chapter 3: Allhoff and Freud
Chapter 4: Allhoff Plays God
Chapter 5: There Was a Crooked Man—
Suicide in Blue
Chapter 1: Allhoff and the Hysterical Type
Chapter 2: Five Who Died on Time
Chapter 3: Half a Ghost
Chapter 4: A New Kind of Sadist

Milton Bagby is a veteran radio announcer and voiceover specialist who first turned to audiobooks in 2010. Since then, Milton has worked on over two dozen audiobook projects as a narrator or producer. Drawing upon years of stage acting and the occasional bit part in films, Milton uses his experience to create characters that stand out in the ear of the listener.

“I am very much aware that a perfect stranger is going to invest eight or ten hours listening to me tell a story. I do my best to give the listener an experience in which the characters in that story come alive and sound real.”

When not behind a microphone, Milton is a writer.  In addition to the well-received Rick Burkhart crime novels, Milton writes a line of 1950s style pulp stories, and is the author of dozens of magazine articles and two non-fiction books.  Milton and his wife live in Nashville.

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