From 1941 to 1943 it was the Germans. Then it was the turn of the British. Come the Cold War, he’s conning McCarthy. Now he’s going head to head with the L.A. mob.
For high stakes con artist Luis Cabrillo, once known as Eldorado, the million-dollar spy, trouble is never far away. And when he and his corker-of-a-New-Yorker squeeze, Julie Conroy, run into the cream of Los Angele’s shady side, the result is a heady brew of disorganized crime, hot dollars, triple virgins and dead bodies in the begonias.
The fourth and final Luis Cabrillo novel is yet another fiendishly plotted rollercoaster ride of wit and wisecracking, as the Second World War’s most daring and audacious spy finds that old habits die hard, even in peacetime.
About Derek Robinson
Derek Robinson, the son of a policeman, read history at Cambridge before working in advertising in London and New York. His novel Goshawk Squadron was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1971.