Ted is having a really bad day. First
he gets fired from his day job. Then he gets fired from his night
job. Next he finds out that Sarah, his beloved guitar, has been pawned
by his landlady. She demands three months back rent in exchange for
the pawn ticket. To cap off a really crummy day, he runs into Jerry,
an old "friend." The last time Ted saw Jerry they were in Chicago,
running for their lives.
Understandably, Ted's welcome is
somewhat less than cordial. But Jerry brings intriguing news. A
secret government agency is in need of their services. They are
willing to pay the men ten grand each. Only Ted's love for Sarah
would cause him to get mixed up with this lunatic again.
Someone is selling
government secrets to the Chinese. These secrets have been placed
inside the hidden compartment of a boomerang. Opals are in there
too. Before the feds can prevent it, the boomerang is stolen. Kenny
may be only a petty thief, but he knows that the pretty stones are
worth a bundle.
Kenny brags to his crazy momma
about his big score. She demands a cut of the action. When he doesn't
show at the meeting point, she goes after him dragging her shy sister
This book is a roller coaster
ride of a mystery, filled with a cast of crazies that kept me chuckling
from page one. I look forward to reading more books by this new