Lawrence Block: Tanner's Twelve Swingers (2007)
From the Publisher:
Tanner's agreed to smuggle a sexy Latvian gymnast -- the lost lady love of a heart-sick friend -- out of Russia. With the Cold War at its chilliest and the Iron Curtain slammed shut, this will not be easy, especially since everybody in Eastern Europe, it seems, wants to tag along, including a subversive Slav author and the six-year-old heir to the nonexistent Lithuanian throne.
But that's not the biggest hurdle. The gymnast refuses to budge unless Tanner rescues her eleven delightfully limber teammates as well -- and that might be raising the bar too lethally high for even the ever-resourceful Evan Tanner to clear.
Lawrence Block: Tanner's Twelve Swingers. An Evan Tanner Novel. HarperCollins, ISBN: 0061259241 (July, 2007), 240 p., $7.99.