From the Publisher
A bomb explodes, taking the life of Louise Sugarman and injuring reporter Cat Marsala. As a controversial advocate for the decriminalization of drugs and for treating addiction as a medical problem, Sugarman has many enemies. Outraged by the attack, Cat resolves to find the killer. The investigation forces Cat to confront the issue and the people on both sides of the debate. This Mystery Company edition restores to print the 1990 novel that marked the debut of the Cat Marsala series.
Barbara D'Amato: Hardball. A Cat Marsala Mystery. Mystery Company / Crum Creek Press, ISBN: 1932325018 (June, 2003), 224 p., $13.00