By D. P. Lyle
Nominated for 2017 Shamus Award, top First inner most Eye Novel
Ex-professional baseball participant Jake Longly adamantly refuses to paintings for his father, in need of no a part of Ray's PI international. He prefers to hang around at his beachfront bar and chase bikinis alongside the sugary shores of Gulf shorelines, Alabama. yet Ray will be persuasive, so Jake reveals himself staking out the house of rich Barbara Plummer, a suspected adulteress. The challenge turns out uncomplicated adequate loiter around, take a couple of photos, sip a bit bourbon. other than Barbara will get herself murdered correct lower than Jake's nose.
When Jake launches into an research of his target's murder, he quick runs afoul of Ukrainian mobster Victor Borkov. Aided by means of his new female friend Nicole Jemison and Tommy Pancake Jeffers—his behemoth worker with loopy laptop skills—Jake attempts to peel away the layers of the crime. The deeper the intrepid trio delves, the extra murders begin to pile up, prime them to Borkov's great yacht the place they simply should be deep-sixed.