A wealthy Tucson couple is murdered in a home invasion burglary-gone-horribly wrong. They were close friends of Prospero “Whip” Stark, a one-time major league phenom pitcher now living with a colorful group of outcasts in his remote, desert trailer park… and honing his detective skills reading classic crime novels. Hell-bent on justice, Whip’s search for the killers leads him to the Champagne Cowboys, a gang of thieves covering their tracks with corpses.
The long-awaited sequel to DOUBLE WIDE, the double Spur Award winning novel.
Disgraced former baseball phenom Prospero Stark turns detective when someone leaves his former catcher's severed hand on the doorstep of his Airstream trailer. DOUBLE 2018 SPUR AWARD WINNER!!
The writing flows easily, the dialogue is peppered with wry observations, the plot tightly braids its seemingly disparate strands into a fascinating pattern, and the characters zing with life. This intelligent, pleasurable western noir will have readers longing for more.