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The setting for this novel is an uninhabited island in the Caribbean. Three old friends from high school now in their 30s decide to meet again after 20 years of very little contact and go on a sailing vacation in the Bahamas. Bill and Karen haveMoreThe setting for this novel is an uninhabited island in the Caribbean. Three old friends from high school now in their 30s decide to meet again after 20 years of very little contact and go on a sailing vacation in the Bahamas. Bill and Karen have been married since college and the Sonny, their friend is single. When they meet up at the boat dock in the islands the married couple are somewhat surprised Sonnys girlfriend is so much younger than he is. She is also very attractive, and Bill notices this immediately and a twinge of jealously is aroused in his wife Karen. At first though all goes well, sailing to a remote island, docking off-shore and setting up camp on the beach. Seeming innocent banter amongst the couples erodes to a long sequestered dislike among the men and past feelings come to the forefront. Sonny is large, barrel chested and deeply tanned with a large gold chain around his neck. Unknown to the couple is his drug dealing past as the source of his money. Soon the relationships degrade to the point of hatred for one another and Sonny attempts to kill his former friend Bill. Unknown to him, both women witness the attempt from afar. Bills wife Karen runs to help her strickened husband and then proceeds to hide him from Sonny who thought the wound was fatal. What Sonny doesnt realize until after his attempt on Bills life is that Karen and Bill had discovered a hidden treasure on the island worth millions. Karen revealed this to Chloe just before the attack but not its location. When Chloe reveals this fact to Sonny, the hunt is on. But hes not looking for the treasure, hes looking for Karen or Bill and to make them reveal its location. Karen knows hell stop at nothing for the information and when he gets it hell kill her and finish the job on her husband. With no outdoor survival skills of her own Karen has to hide and protect her delirious husband as well as survive in a jungle environment during a tropical storm. This is a story of strong versus weak with the odds seemingly so much in favor of the physically adept of the two. Read and enjoy as a mild and meek housewife from Southern California goes head to head against a drug dealing and very evil man.