JUMP moves author Tim Maleeny in a new and intriguing direction.
Already critically acclaimed for his popular Cape Weathers
series, Maleeny’s first stand-alone work is a bit grittier
and sexier, combining classic whodunit elements with crime caper
attitudes to create a book that is part Leonard, part Westlake, and
JUMP is firmly set in Maleeny’s San Francisco, with the
action almost equally divided between the uneasy streets of the
Mission District and the edge of downtown. It is in the latter area
that a death occurs --- the untimely but welcome demise of Ed
Lowry, one of the city’s most despised landlords.
Lowry’s departure from th