“Robin Light was recently named one of Booklist’s Top Five Lesser-Known Female Sleuths. Soon she will have outgrown that category.” —Booklist
The Only Thing She’d Endangered...
For Robin Light, running a pet store was a decent way to make a living—but solving the occasional crime was much more interesting. So when neighborhood tough kid Manuel and his cousin Eli wandered into her shop with a wild story about a suitcase full of smuggled Cuban cigars, Robin couldn’t resist nosing around.
Was Her Life
But what she found wasn’t exactly the harmless—if illegal—scam she expected. Someone was trading in something far rarer than exotic tobacco—something worth much more than easy cash, to somebody who was prepared to kill for it. And when Eli’s roommate turned up dead, Robin discovered she might be next in line...
“This female PI ranks right up there with the tough-guy detectives in taking her lumps and dishing them out as well.” —Library Journal
“Barbara Block’s Robin Light mysteries are some of the best on the market today.” —Midwest Book Review