Doc Ford is accepting assignments again and this one takes him to Washington, DC, far from his beloved Florida. A botched attempt to kidnap a senator results in a 14 year old boy being held hostage by ruthless Cuban thugs. Doc has to race against time to save the boy from a horrible death.
There's plenty of action in this book, and the characters are complex and interesting. I'm a huge fan of Randy Wayne White, and I love the Doc Ford novels. I have to say I liked Doc better when he was retired, and I think the novels set in Florida are superior to the ones that aren't.