"Though Amsterdam's not as much fun as the geezers and innocents of Shames's first seven novels (Welcome to Paradise, 1999, etc.), his debut still gets him off to a worthy start."
Since making his bundle back in Jersey, Pete Amsterdam's leading a Key West regimen of late mornings, tennis, Chardonnay, and a p.i. license he maintains strictly as a tax dodge—until he meets the leggy blond client he can't refuse, partly because showing her out would require him to bolt nude from his hot tub, partly because the charming she turns out to be an equally intriguing he, but mostly because his would-be client turns up dead the next morning on Tank Island.
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