Charles Willeford: Pick-Up (UK 2014)
From the Publisher:
In this riveting novel of psychological suspense, Charles Willeford charts a duel trajectory of alcoholic desire and destruction that is at once poignant, terrifying and utterly authentic.Prowling the grimy streets of San Francisco, Helen is a beautiful, sensuous drunk - and a pathetically easy pick-up. Harry just wants to help, but before long they are both adrift in a sea of alcohol - until Harry conceives the ultimate crime.
Charles Willeford: Pick-Up. With a Foreword by Lawrence Block. The Murder Room / Orion Books, ISBN: 9781471914348 (August, 2014), eBook, 883 KB (ca. 176 p.), £4.99.