Life is tough on the space station Belvaille. When the wife of a City Councilman approaches Hank about spying on her husband, Hank worries he’s flying too close to the flames for safety. When the husband is assassinated, he’s sure of it.
Sara Stamey’s SF novels with Berkley/Ace made the Locus Best New Novels list. Her journeys include treasure hunting and teaching scuba in the Caribbean; backpacking Greece and New Zealand; operating a nuclear reactor; owning a farm in Southern Chile.