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The murder of a gorgeous escort plunges Key West P.I. Gideon Lowry into a quarter-million-dollar mystery that leads from an offshore salvage operation, to the escort's family secret, to an explosive sex scandal. Reprint.
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John Leslie is the author of the novel Border Crossing (2013) and four Gideon Lowry Key West mysteries, as well as five Florida mysteries. He divides his time between Key West and Sonoma, California.From Publishers Weekly:
Displaying less lounge lizardry and more sleuthing than in his previous two outings (Killing Me Softly; Night and Day), Key West PI and cocktail pianist Gideon Lowry investigates the purported suicide of a young woman. It seems that half the men in town knew paid escort Katy Morgan intimately. Lowry used her services; so did Brendan Scott, in the salvage business, and Joe Delgado, Scott's right-hand man. Morgan's death comes just when she was poised to turn her life around. She had reconnected with her father and had recently come into possession of a valuable chalice, which several parties showed some interest in buying. After her death, Lowry takes possession of the chalice and a list of her clients. Meanwhile, a reclusive and elderly judge is thinking about getting married. His intended is a little younger, more outgoing, and has a surly son in town. The judge's first wife died in a car crash, and the judge himself is soon involved in a similar accident. His fiancee's first husband was an inventor and treasure hunter. Leslie gives his hero an interesting supporting cast, including three ex-wives and a cop pal who drinks and whores with fervor, and makes much of Lowry's breezy, tourist-infested town. Apart from them, virtually everything and everyone are connected, as Lowry proves in solving the mysteries surrounding Morgan's death.
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Book Description Pocket, 1997. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110671511262
Book Description Pocket, 1997. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Reprint. Seller Inventory # DADAX0671511262