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Just Enough Light to Kill (Fiddler and Fiora Mystery #4)

3.93  ·  Rating Details ·  103 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Mexico can be a dangerous place when you mess with the wrong folks--as Fiddler and Fiora find out in their latest adventure. Fiddler's ex-wife and current lover Fiora breaks the news to him that his old friend, a U.S. Customs agent, was killed south of the border. When the trail loops back home to California, the duo team up to outfox a very clever enemy from the past who ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published May 1st 1993 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published 1988)
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LJ
JUST ENOUGH LIGHT TO KILL - Ex
Maxwell, A.E. - 4th in series

In sunny southern California living is easy. And in Mexico, when you mess with the wrong folks, dying is easy too--as sexy, savvy RI. Fiddler finds out when he heads down to Tijuana. When a U.S. Customs agent who saved his life is killed, Fiddler heads south of the border with some unpleasant questions for some decidedly unpleasant people. Suddenly, he's at the top of the Tijuana hit parade, a target of smugglers, banditos, and the shado
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Lynn Pribus
Feb 24, 2014 Lynn Pribus rated it really liked it
This book is old enough to vote. Someone at my gym is clearly emptying shelves of old mysteries. This one moved right along with shenanigans between Chula Vista and Tijuana.

Fiddler, the intrepid P.I. put me in mind of Travis McGee. He is more or less living with his ex-wife and there are the requisite interesting characters including Benny who is an electronics expert and uses a wheelchair. The electronics, of course, are also old enough to vote.

Moves along nicely and is written with words of mo
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Kim
Sep 13, 2011 Kim rated it did not like it
I'm not a huge fan of the border stories and the Mexican bandits. Perhaps that's because we live close enough to that reality that I hear some of it on the news. Regardless, while this might have been a good book, I was too turned off by this theme that I ended up not reading more than a few chapters in and putting aside for good.

Katie Murphy
Jun 27, 2016 Katie Murphy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved it

Fiona and Fiddler are fantastic. Wish there were more than 7 in this series! Elizabeth Lowell has written many books, but none like this series. Am crazy for them!
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collaboration of Ann Maxwell and Evan Maxwell

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