After shooting one of her own clients and accidentally getting involved with the mob, Sofie Metropolis is finally starting to get the hang of the Pi business. She's just landed her first high-profile case.A local Astoria girl has made good by marrying an up-and-coming South American pitcher who has just been signed by the New York Mets. Reni Venezuela is that rare thing, an ambidextrous pitcher, and his good looks and charm - not to mention his fastball and his slider - are bringing hordes of fans to Shea Stadium. But despite his stellar record as a closer, Reni's wife insists something's wrong with her husband. Can Sofie find out what?To the delight of her sister and the horror of her mother, Sofie's thinking about getting a tattoo. To her own horror and delight things are heating up between Sofie and sexy Greek baker Dino. Sofie's got to keep Dino a secret: from her mother, who will start sending out wedding invitations the minute she hears Sofie's dating; and from mysterious Australian bounty hunter Jake Porter, who might disappear permanently from Sofie's life if he thinks she's fallen for someone else.As the Mets steamroll toward the pennant race, Sofie finds herself tailing Reni Venezuela and hoping that whatever she discovers - steroids? an affair? - won't cost her beloved Mets the Series.
- Hardback | 317 pages
- 142.24 x 213.36 x 27.94mm | 340.19g
- 29 May 2007
- United States