was a little girl who had a little girl who had a little girl.
The only man who can unravel that riddle is lying in a Florida
hospital, battling for his life after being gunned down outside
a Calusa bar. Now Matthew Hope's best friends are fanning
out into the heat, retracing his footsteps desperately trying
to discover who wanted him dead. They find pieces of a baffling
puzzle: a circus teeming with animal trainers, freaks, and
carnal knowledge; a curvaceous three-foot tall woman who died
a brutal death; a big Florida land deal. How do they fit together?
His mind flickering in and out of consciousness, Matthew Hope
knows the answer. So does a killer -- waiting for him to live,