“The toughest, leanest horse to hit the literary racetrack since James M. Cain, and it’s sheer pleasure to watch him make his run.” --Pete Hamill
“A top-rate thriller told in stripped down language that races to a climax.” --The Washington Post
From the Inside Flap
He?s an investigative reporter whose methods are a little unorthodox. Currently he?s living on the beach with the strung-out trying to find to the source of the drugs they live for.
He?s taking more than a little flack from his editor. She doesn?t appreciate his style. Or the expense account items he?s racking up. Or his definition of the word deadline
. Or the divorce lawyers who keep showing up at the office.
So when multimillionaire Alan Stanwyk offers Fletch the job of a lifetime, which could be worth a fortune, he?s intrigued and decides to do a little investigation. What he discovers is that the proposition is anything but what it seems.