"Private Detective John Darvelle is back drinking cheap beer, playing ping-pong, and sharing his philosophy on everything from work/life balance to restaurants with bad air-conditioning. (He doesn't believe in the former; he despises the latter). Darvelle is hired to find the killer of Keaton Fuller, a well-born Los Angeles man gunned down in his own driveway. The cops couldn't solve the case, in part because everyone who came in contact with Keaton despised him. Translation: Anybody could have done it. Following a trail of the dead man's betrayals, Darvelle finds himself in the exotic, high-stakes world of rare tropical fish"--Provided by publisher.