Description - Greasing the Pinata by Tim Maleeny
A former U.S. Senator vanishes days after his son goes missing. When they're both found dead on a golf course in Mexico, body parts missing, the Senator's estranged daughter Rachel resolves to discover what happened.
Private investigator Cape Weathers doesn't really want the case. He can't stand politicians and doesn't know the terrain. But when it looks like the daughter may become the next victim, Cape crosses the border looking for answers.
Cape asks his deadly companion Sally, trained by the Hong Kong Triads, to watch his back as he stumbles onto a conspiracy that leads from corporate boardrooms in San Francisco to drug cartel strongholds in Mexico. Together they confront a killer determined to bury the past as well as anyone trying to dig it up. Miles away from home and nowhere near the answers, Cape manages to get kidnapped, steal from the mob, piss off the DEA, alienate the local police, confound a computer genius, and somehow lose the client he's been protecting all along.
Tim Maleeny is the Macavity Award-winning author of Stealing The Dragon, a novel Lee Child called "a perfect thriller debut." His short fiction appears in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Ellery Queen, Plots With Guns, and Death Do Us Part, an award-winning anthology edited by Harlan Coben.Maleeny lives and writes in northern California.
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Author Biography - Tim Maleeny
Tim Maleeny is a San Francisco-based writer whose short stories appear in DEATH DO US PART, an anthology from Mystery Writers of America edited by Harlan Coben, and also Alfred Hitchcock's" Mystery Magazine."