Marine biologist and former secret operative Doc Ford is lazily poling his skiff along Southwest Florida's flat copper sea in search of sea anemones when he runs into the body of the most hated man on Sanibel Island: Marvin Rios. And when the Island's simplest and sweetest resident is arrested for the murder, Doc heads straight into the heart of the sunshine state's dark side - to save his friend from being framed, and to save Sanibel Island from a rising tide of land-grab schemes, blood money, and violence.
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©1992 Randy Wayne White (P)2010 Tantor
"Politics and land development are pivotal elements in this taut, suspenseful tale as White makes the lure of the sea understandable to landlubbers and presents a panoramic view of southwest Florida." (Publishers Weekly)
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It's actually my second but everyone felt new. There were too many characters to keep up with. I had to repeat some parts of the story to remember why they were there. Not sure if I know who actually did it.....in this whodunit ,I might have to revisit Heat Islands again. On to the next one in the series.
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