(From the publisher):
Chicago's temperature was dropping, but things were heating up for Jimmy Flannery, precinct captain of the 27th ward. Baby, the city's most popular zoo animal, was in trouble when the Zoo's boiler gave out, and the mayor's future didn't look too good unless he could find Baby a home fast. Housing Baby in the always heated Paradise Baths, a gay hotspot, seemed like a great idea. When two customers of the Paradise Baths turned up beaten to death, everyone figured it was a case of Baby having gone mad...
Original title: The 600 Pound Gorilla
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Police Procedural