The Sapphire Sirens
by John Zakour
Cover Artist: Michael Koelsh
Review by Mel Jacob
DAW Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780756405816
Date: 01 December 2009 List Price $7.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK / Show Article /
Zakour continues the adventures of the last free-lance Private Investigator, Zachary Nixon Johnson, in the Sapphire Sirens, the seventh such novel. Johnson lives in a future world where well-endowed Amazonian women have designs on him. Hired by a Lantian princess to find the killer of her mother, the queen, he finds himself whisked to the secret island of Lantis. There, he learns his beautiful client is suspected of the murder. Others are determined to condemn her for it so another can become the queen. Plots and suspects abound. He also finds that Lantians hate men, but use them as the means to create children. The princess likes men and visits Johnson's world often. From official release/information:
Product Description: Zach Johnson, the world's last freelance detective, has been man-napped by the beautiful sapphire-haired Amazon Kiana. She's brought him to her home island of Lantis-where the women dominate men with their words-to discover who killed her mother, the Queen. But to save the day this time, Zach and his holographic A.I. sidekick HARV have to tangle with not just one gorgeous superwoman, but four. Each of Kiana's three sisters could have the motive and the means to pull off the crime-and now that you mention it, Kiana could too...