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

3.89 of 5 stars 3.89  ·  rating details  ·  90 ratings  ·  4 reviews

Named by TIME magazine as one of the best suspense novels of the year

“Fiddler is to California what Spenser is to Boston and Travis McGee is to Florida. Tough, smart guys who know that sometimes, what looks like paradise, is pure hell.”—Paul Levine, best-selling author of Illegal

“Maxwell’s work is engaging and wonderfully articulated.”—Robert B. Parker

“Maxwell’s style is s

Mass Market Paperback, 0 pages
Published July 1st 1989 by Bantam (first published 1988)
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Lynn Pribus
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
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
Good leading character with plausible storyline
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.

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Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name.
collaboration of Ann Maxwell and Evan Maxwell

also aka Lowell Charters, Elizabeth Lowell, and Annalise Sun
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Other Books in the Series

Fiddler and Fiora Mystery (8 books)
  • Just Another Day in Paradise
  • The Frog and the Scorpion (Fiddler and Fiora, #2)
  • Gatsby's Vineyard
  • The Art of Survival
  • Money Burns
  • The King Of Nothing: A Fiddler And Fiora Mystery
  • Murder Hurts: A Fiddler and Fiora Mystery
Just Another Day in Paradise The Frog and the Scorpion (Fiddler and Fiora, #2) Gatsby's Vineyard The King Of Nothing: A Fiddler And Fiora Mystery Money Burns

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