ABOUT THE BOOK
There is nothing like a dame.
Particularly when she’s an improbable heroine like Freddie Stayner.
Ordinarily, it’s her husband, Tree Callister, a private detective on Sanibel Island, off the west coast of Florida, who gets into all the trouble. But Tree is in hospital, just returned from heaven—or so his pal Todd Jackson believes—and thus a worried Freddie must take over when trouble arrives.
It comes to the front door in the form of Darlene, a beautiful young woman claiming she’s pregnant.
With Tree Callister’s child.
Then Darlene’s two rough and tough cousins show up looking for her, and they won’t take no for an answer.
The widow of a Russian oligarch tied to Vladimir Putin—a widow who also happens to be Tree’s first wife—wants Freddie to meet a rogue warrior named Durango Banderas in New Orleans. A Minnesota lothario tries to seduce her. A Ukrainian hitman wants to kill her. The dashing Durango says he’s falling in love with her.
And, on top of everything else, as she attempts to come to terms with her marriage and her life, Freddie must find the object that could change the course of American history.
No big deal for The Dame with the Sanibel Sunset Detective.
If she survives
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Over his long career, Ron Base has written for newspapers and magazines, including the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, and Cosmopolitan magazine. For a decade he wrote about movies for the Toronto Star, Canada's largest newspaper. He has also written screenplays, nonfiction books, and novels. He's lived in Toronto, Los Angeles, Paris, Rome, and Montreal. Ron and his wife, Kathy Lenhoff, divide their time between Milton, Ontario, and Fort Myers, Florida, not so far from Sanibel Island where his bestselling Tree Callister mysteries are set.