A sequel to TONY ROME (1967), LADY IN CEMENT is not nearly as good as the original, although both were written in part by the same author, Albert, who also wrote the novel that inspired them. Sinatra is again in Miami as a wise-cracking private eye. He's diving for buried treasure off the
coast and comes across the corpse of a comely blonde who has been given cement shoes and dropped to the bottom of the sea. The autopsy reveals that she was murdered by stabbing, and Blocker, a behemoth ex-con, hires Sinatra to learn whether the dead woman was his former girl friend. Sinatra starts
to gumshoe and asks Kazan, the missing woman's ex-roomie, if she's heard from her la...