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The King of Someplace Hot

A. J. McCrea

In a land without law, how far do you go to protect the innocent? The year is 1995. On the remote Caribbean island of St. Stephie a seaplane delivers a tall man clad in a pale linen suit. Paul Summers is fleeing a lifetime of lost battles. Released from his marriage and career he's living out his Jimmy Buffett-inspired dream of escaping to "saint somewhere, southeast of disorder" and hence his arrival at the Hotel Caribe Billfish Club, a resort as exotic and elegant as it's location on the distant edge of the islands. While napping on the sands of a turquoise cove Summers is woken by the lilting English of Lark Johnson, an Oxford-educated marine biologist of African descent, who asks "Why did they hurt you?", referring to scars Summers bears. That night the resort sponsors a grand fiesta. There Paul is introduced to Nikki Saunders, former supermodel, now owner-operator of Tiki Charters, a diving and big-game fishing operation, and her sidekick Yolanda "Yoyo" Magana. And on a subsequent moonlit night as Summers and Niki initiate their romance they discover the shark-mauled body of Ophelia Johnson, 14, sister to Lark. When Summers discovers that sharks were the least of the girl's problems, murders begin to bloom like jasmine. What develops is a Force 5 hurricane of political intrigue, corruption and violent confrontation. And for Summers to find his "one particular harbor", he must survive the storm.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Authorhouse
  • Publish Date: Aug 11st, 2005
  • Pages: 376
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.00in - 5.00in - 0.84in - 0.90lb
  • EAN: 9781420862423
  • Categories: General
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