Ayers, E. C.
Title Lair of the Lizard.
Publisher New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). First Edition.
Seller ID els2554
Signed by the Author. Octavo, black boards (hardcover), gilt letters, 248 pp. Fine (As New), in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. From dust jacket: Hour of the Manatee won the St. Martin's Press/Private Eye WRiters of America award, and his subsequent P.I. novels, all with environmental undertone, have garnered nothing but high marks from readers. In the fourth outing for Ayers's Florida P.I., Tony Lowell, the detective travels west to answer an urgent plea from his daughter, Ariel. A good friend of Ariel's, a Hispanic woman from Santa Fe, has disappeared and all indications point to foul play. Tony reluctantly agrees to go to Santa Fe to track down the missing woman. Assisted by his old acquaintance P.I., Joshua Croft and, at Ariel's insistence, a New Age mystic, Lowell soon finds himself in over his head in a situation involving deeply divided cultures, traditions, and a general western mistrust of outsiders...