But I got one. From Robert Fate, author of the Baby Shark series.
You gotta admire a guy who’ll send an Internet friend an ARC of his latest book when he knows that person is not a professional reviewer. She’s just a reader who really loves Baby Shark (and for all you men out there, my husband likes the series as much as I do).
This is the fourth in the series. The other titles are:
Baby Shark’s Beaumont Blues
Baby Shark’s High Plains Redemption
And now: Baby Shark’s Jugglers at the Border
Here’s the back cover blurb:
October 1958 -- When Otis Millett’s estranged wife, Dixie Logan aka The Dallas Firecracker, as she was known on the Texas striptease circuit, is murdered, it spurs a manhunt that pairs Kristin and Otis with Lt. Carl Lynch, a straight-arrow homicide detective with the Fort Worth PD.I’ll post a review of Baby Shark’s Jugglers at the Border when I finish reading it. But to hold you until then (and maybe even entice you to order Fate’s books), here’s a few reviews the Baby Shark series has received -- and these are from reviewers who know a good book when they read one:
This blending of by-the-book and fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants investigative styles brings Kristin way too close to a ruthless cop-killing gang of bank robbers and their boss, a dreamy maniac who lives with his mother and hears voices.
The question that endangers Kristin’s life and leads to a chase from Fort Worth to New Mexico is where did Dixie hide the bank heist loot?
Hold on tight -- once again bad men learn too late they should have taken Baby Shark seriously.
“Pool shark-turned-PI Kristin Van Dijk, could give Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer a run for his money in the toughness department.”Here’s what I say: Thank you Bob.
-- Publishers Weekly
“Love her or hate her, everyone knows Baby Shark is lethal. A highly diverting series.
-- Kirkus - Starred Review
“For those who love the no-frills, first person, hard-boiled style, this series is a delight.”
-- Elliott Swanson - Booklist
Now, if you’ll excuse me, Baby Shark is calling my name.