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Money to Burn (Ronnie Ventana Mystery #2)

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When Bink Hanover breaks into Ronnie's place to escape Uzi-toting thugs, Ronnie finds herself up to her neck in danger.
Paperback, 320 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by Dell (first published 1993)
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LJ
MONEY TO BURN - VG
White, Gloria - 2nd in series

After an early morning intrusion from an annoying friend of her ex-husband's and four Uzi-toting thugs, Ronnie Ventana is obliged to help Bink Hanover escape.

With the help of ex-boxer and fellow P.I. Blackie Coogan, Ronnie's off to find the woman Bink calls the "Black Widow." The woman whose string of well-connected lovers have all come into sudden riches_and sudden death. Ronnie races to catch a killer_before the killer catches her.

Very enjoyable s
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Sep 02, 2013 rated it liked it
While the plot was artful in some respects, there was so much cooperation with the PI (Ronnie Ventana) that it was too unrealistic for my tastes. Complete strangers answered her questions and got her more info pretty much whenever she wanted it. The police were not cooperative, but that's to be expected in a PI mystery. It was not "badly written," it just felt as if we were going from one plot point to the next until the book ended.
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San Francisco’s two-time EDGAR AWARD finalist GLORIA WHITE is the author of the VERONICA “RONNIE” VENTANA series which features a bicultural (Mexican/Anglo), rule-bending private eye whose deceased parents were cat burglars and who herself is a professional at compromising burglar alarm systems--only she calls it “security consulting.” Ventana is, according to Publisher's Weekly, "an appealing pro ...more
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