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By J.A. Jance

The Statfire Breeze steams its means north towards the Gulf of Alaska, buffeted via crisp sea winds blowing down from the Arctic. these on board are looking for peace, rest, event, break out. yet there's no break out the following during this position of unspoiled normal majesty. simply because terror strolls the decks even within the awesome gentle of day... and dying is a conspicuous, unwelcome passenger. And a former Seattle policeman -- a broken murder Detective who has come to heal from clean, stinging wounds -- will locate that the awful ghosts pursuing him weren't left in the back of ... as a excitement cruise long gone horribly unsuitable consists of him inexorably into deadly, ever-darkening waters.

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Then I went upstairs to the buffet. ” As a veteran of my own relationship disasters, I felt nothing but sympathy. “You’re not the first groom to be locked out of a honeymoon suite,” I assured him. “And you sure as hell won’t be the last. ” Lars shrugged his shoulders and looked miserable. “Beats me,” he said. ” I asked. ” “That she’d spent as many years as she was going to living with some stubborn old coot who was forever telling her what to do. She told me that if she wanted to spend her ‘mad money’ on slot machines, then it was nobody’s business but her own.

He gestured toward the woman seated with him. “This is Christine Moran,” he said. “She’s a journalist. ” The blonde held out her hand and looked me up and down. “Beau Beaumont,” she said. ” As a cop I’ve always had a natural aversion to journalists of any kind. Christine Moran’s greeting did nothing to make me want to change that position. I smiled back at her. “Let’s put it this way,” I said. ” She nodded. “You’re right. ” I asked, thinking of Seattle’s two dailies. Christine shook her head.

Margaret asked. ” Naomi shook her head. So did I, and it seemed to me the lie was justified. The last thing Marc Alley needed right then was to have his neurologist’s ex-wife show up in the middle of his interview and introduce herself to the nice lady writing an article about Harrison Featherman’s almost miraculous surgical exploits for the readers of some popular medical journal. No, that wouldn’t do at all. ” Margaret asked pointedly. She didn’t ask right out whether or not Naomi Pepper and I had spent the night together, but the snide implication was there all the same.

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