By Jessica Speart
For most folks, Hawaii is heaven in the world. yet U.S. Fish and natural world provider agent Rachel Porter sees the rot underneath its average attractiveness. Its pristine beaches are harboring a brand new breed of felony, those that could disillusioned the delicate ecological stability within the identify of revenue ... those that may kill within the explanation for greed.
On the path of unlawful traffickers in unique animals, Rachel stumbles upon anything way more insidious and scary -- and a suspiciously shark-devoured human corpse that washes up at the rocks is barely the start. unexpectedly everybody wishes her off a case that's too scorching to address. yet she will not be warned, coaxed, or threatened away, while the blood that darkens the tropical waters marks Rachel Porter because the such a lot endangered creature in Paradise.
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Then you must have had one hell of a big pile. ” Kevin casually questioned. I nailed him with a sidelong glance. Kevin’s girlfriend had cheated on him. It wasn’t terribly difﬁcult to understand why. As a result, he was now suspicious of every woman he met. I also didn’t know how 30 Jessica Speart much Santou had told him about our own past problems. It was at times like this I wondered if Kevin was trying to drive a wedge between Jake and myself. “I took a drive up along Tantalus after sunset,” I replied, casting him an icy glare.
Then I saw that a crowd had gathered. Santou was probably among them. I kicked off my shoes, relishing the sand that squished between my toes, as I headed to where an impromptu surﬁng contest was already in progress. A group of riders sat on their boards, bobbing like corks, waiting for the perfect wave. Had I checked Kevin’s answering machine today, I’d most likely have heard his surf report and known where to ﬁnd them. Kevin was among those fanatics that eat, breathe, and sleep the waves. There was no question but that he was a gung-ho maniac.
I think you should ﬁnd a line of work that has better hours,” he murmured, his breath seductively warm in my ear. “Oh yeah? Then perhaps you’d like to pay me to model as a hula girl for your surfboards,” I lightly bantered. “If I do that, we’ll have just about enough money to crash in two hammocks on the beach,” Jake drowsily responded. 36 Jessica Speart “Exactly,” I conﬁrmed with a throaty laugh. ” I tore myself away as Spam continued to snore up a storm on the other side of the bed. I ambled into the bathroom to be greeted by the three lizards, who eyed me suspiciously.
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