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Crime fiction by Mark Coggins featuring private investigator August Riordan. Each season is a one chapter/one episode reading of a Riordan novel by the author. Season 1 is THE DEAD BEAT SCROLL, a book the New York Journal of Books called a “Glorious potpourri of violence, black humor … sex, and a hunt for a lost manuscript.” Note that the podcast is intended for mature audiences and includes curse words, violence and sex.

Crime fiction by Mark Coggins featuring private investigator August Riordan. Each season is a one chapter/one episode reading of a Riordan novel by the author. Season 1 is THE DEAD BEAT SCROLL, a book the New York Journal of Books called a “Glorious potpourri of violence, black humor … sex, and a hunt for a lost manuscript.” Note that the podcast is intended for mature audiences and includes curse words, violence and sex.

Location:

United States

Description:

Crime fiction by Mark Coggins featuring private investigator August Riordan. Each season is a one chapter/one episode reading of a Riordan novel by the author. Season 1 is THE DEAD BEAT SCROLL, a book the New York Journal of Books called a “Glorious potpourri of violence, black humor … sex, and a hunt for a lost manuscript.” Note that the podcast is intended for mature audiences and includes curse words, violence and sex.

Language:

English

Contact:

415-902-9099


Episodes

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 20 - Butterflies Aren't Free

12/4/2021
Riordan finds out the reason Caroline Stockwell tried to commit suicide when he visits her in the hospital. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:17:43

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 19 - Pigeonholing the Pigeon

11/27/2021
Riordan confronts Dr. Levin at his Pacific Heights home. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:21:48

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 18 - Gay Fuel

11/20/2021
Riordan visits the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art to see George Wesson's exhibit. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:17:31

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 17 - A Prize in Every Box

11/13/2021
Riordan checks out the art college Caroline was attending. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:28:24

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 16 - One Hour Martinizing

11/6/2021
Riordan gets a visit from Ellen Stockwell, who explains that the situation with her daughter is not as good as she hoped. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:16:17

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 15 - Claim Jumping at the Golden State

10/30/2021
Riordan works to recover the items stolen from Victor Lane's house. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:26:29

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 14 - Professor Hubba and the Potato Pie

10/23/2021
Riordan talks to Victor and Helma Lane about a break-in and burglary at their house. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:15:24

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 13 - No Defense against a Crow Bar

10/16/2021
Ellen Stockwell tells Riordan of a surprising development in the case. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:09:25

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 12 - You Only Hurt the Ones You Hug

10/9/2021
Riordan tells Ellen Stockwell of Caroline's website. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:14:56

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 11 - Man from International Male

10/2/2021
Riordan enlists Duckworth's help to look at Caroline and Monica's website. (Check out an "inspirational" quote taken from the episode here.) Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:15:25

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 10 - Hell's Web Studio

9/25/2021
Riordan finally interviews Caroline's friend Monica. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:15:29

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 9 - Putting the Goo Back in Guru

9/18/2021
Riordan visits an ashram in Berkeley. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:23:21

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 8 - Shrink Rap

9/11/2021
Riordan talks with Caroline Stockwell's shrink, looking for clues to her disappearance. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:17:38

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 7 - They Eat Horses, Don't They?

9/4/2021
Riordan goes to the Starbucks where Caroline worked in the Noe Valley neighborhood of San Francisco. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:26:24

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 6 - Cuervo Spit Bath

8/28/2021
Riordan visits the Stockwells at their home. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:30:29

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 5 - Gum for the Gumshoe

8/21/2021
Riordan visits Union City Police HQ. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:17:28

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 4 - Caesar's Wife

8/14/2021
Riordan is hired by Ellen Stockwell to find her missing daughter Caroline. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:15:16

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 3 - It Takes One to Know One

8/7/2021
Chris updates August on his adventures from the night before. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:16:24

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 2 - Madame Butterfly

7/30/2021
Riordan discovers a body in the alley where he parked his car for his gig at the House of Shields. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MarkCoggins)

Duration:00:14:49

Candy from Strangers, Chapter 1 - It Was the Meat

7/24/2021
Candy from Strangers Caroline Stockwell has a secret: she and her best friend Monica are “cam girls." Soliciting cash donations and gifts via Amazon.com wish lists from anonymous admirers, the young women have put up a web site featuring still photographs, video and a blog to help pay their way through art college. But when Caroline goes missing and her mother Ellen engages jazz bass-playing PI August Riordan to find her, Riordan discovers her secret and it appears to everyone that someone...

Duration:00:19:55