The third Tommy Donahoo book is “a funny, literate thriller. Trolley lights a long, sparking fuse of a plot and follows it all the way through to an explosive ending.” Publishers Weekly
San Diego Police detective Tommy Donahoo is sent to Mexico to assist the Tijuana police in the investigation of the brutal rape and murder of a rich socialite who advocated for the poor, angering a vicious crime lord named Diablo and embarrassing the corrupt, local politicans. But soon bodies start piling up and things get complicated. Donahoo falls into the bed of a beautiful, fiery activist attorney and discovers the real, deadly reason he was sent to Mexico.
San Diego cop Tommy Donahoo is roped against his will into a blackmail scheme involving a murder.
Tommy Donahoo, a hard-drinking, hard-loving, hard-boiled cop, chases not one, but two different madmen intent on shooting down a commercial airliner over a residential neighborhood.
In his third adventure, San Diego Police detective Tommy Donahoo is sent to Mexico to assist the Tijuana police in the investigation of the brutal rape and murder of a rich socialite.
San Diego police detective Tommy Donahoo is up against a crazy Mafia hitman, a rogue FBI agent, a scheming millionaire, and a horny heiress named Travata "Jumpy" Havershot as he investigates the death of a Navy SEAL, a kidnapping, a helicopter crash, millions of missing dollars, and a sunken ship, among other things in this rollicking, action-packed adventure.
A bizarre police procedural. The edgy unreality of Sgt. Tommy Donahoo's violent escapades gives this oddball series its main kick.
Readers who don't flinch easily will find steady interest in the darkly comic dialogue, unblinkingly grim reportage, and intriguing character tidbits.