Amber Beach (Donovan, Book 1) by Elizabeth Lowell

By Elizabeth Lowell

<p align="center">Deadly secrets and techniques are buried on Amber seashore ...

Donovan foreign is an influence to be reckoned with within the miraculous and cutthroat world wide gem alternate -- and is for that reason a objective for the murderous greed of unscrupulous rivals. although a clever businesswoman, Honor Donovan has been successfully close out of the damaging kinfolk firm via the Donovan men -- until eventually her favourite brother, Kyle, mysteriously vanishes in addition to a fortune in stolen amber.

Now, linking up with "fishing guide" Jake Mallory -- whose earlier organization with the Donovans has bred distrust and suspicion -- Honor units out for the Pacific Northwest looking for solutions. yet previous wars and new politics have lured ruthless, high-stakes gamers from around the world right into a lethal video game. And abruptly, elusive belief could be the one salvation -- and loss of life the penalty for deceit -- if Honor and Jake wish to outlive the perilous intrigues surrounding a panoramic misplaced Czarist treasure referred to as the Amber Room ...

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Calves dotted the fenced-in fields, as did the new foals tottering on long, shaky legs as they ran alongside their mamas. It was spring. A time of renewal. Cat felt it in every facet of her being. A short distance ahead, she noticed an old car on the side of the road. When she passed, she saw it was empty and thought nothing of it. But no sooner had she passed than she realized someone was on foot on the shoulder ahead. Most likely the driver of the car. It wasn’t Cat’s habit to pick up hitchhikers, but the person on foot was a young teenage girl carrying a small suitcase, so she changed her mind.

Not for anybody. And she was ready to put as much passion into a family as she had into avenging her father’s murder. All she needed was the chance. After she returned from Austin, she would give Art a call. As she drove, she couldn’t help but notice how clear the air was and how blue the sky. That blue was echoed by the bluebonnets blooming in the pastures and along the roadsides. Calves dotted the fenced-in fields, as did the new foals tottering on long, shaky legs as they ran alongside their mamas.

His eyes were dark, and his mouth was wide and full. He had a stubborn cut to his jaw and a head of thick, black hair that he wore in a short ponytail at the nape of his neck. He’d been a part of the Mexican police department in Chihuahua for eleven years, the last five as a detective in Homicide. He was a proud man who didn’t play favorites, and he was not influenced by people with money. This morning, he’d had a fight with his wife, Conchita, a flat tire on his car and had burned his tongue on his first sip of coffee.

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