By Thomas Perry
The much-loved comedian mystery by means of the writer of the Edgar Award–winning The Butcher’s Boy is now, by means of renowned call for, again in print, that includes a brand new creation by way of bestselling writer Carl Hiaasen.
When Leroy “Chinese” Gordon breaks right into a professor’s lab on the college of l. a., he’s after a few pharmaceutical cocaine, worthy lots of funds. as a substitute, he reveals the papers the professor has compiled for the CIA, which come with a blueprint for throwing a wide urban into chaos. yet how is the CIA to be persuaded to pay an appropriate ransom, until in fact somebody truly makes use of the plan to throw a wide urban into chaos—Los Angeles, for example? Assigned to deal with the hindrance and restoration the peace, veteran agent Ben Porterfield steps onto the scene to remind us that the CIA’s center identify is, in any case, Intelligence. Enlivening the combination are Gordon’s appealing female friend, Margaret, his temperamental cat, Dr. Henry Metzger, and Metzger’s pal, an incredible half-wild puppy with large enamel.