Elizabeth Forbish tries to lead a rmal life as a junior at Georgetown University majoring in ecomics. However, life is anything but rmal when you're the daughter of Bradford Wallington Forbish IV, CEO and majority stockholder of Forboco Petrochemical Incorporated. The family fortune is substantial, and he's one of the richest men in Virginia. Life gets really interesting when Elizabeth is kidnapped by mysterious terrorists while she's being escorted by her bodyguard Johnny. Shady government agents work covertly to recover Elizabeth and deal out some frontier justice to the perpetrators. Tad Hunter and Ramon Garcia, owners of Conch Island Yacht Service in Florida, join in the fray. Armed with sailboats, guns, and a drunken client, Tad and Ramon-old Army buddies and all-around good guys-pursue the dangerous kidnappers through the Florida islands, over to Bimini, and back. Shootouts, treachery, and outlandish characters are all standard fare in the tropical madness called the Florida Keys. But thing is as it seems, and crazy things happen in paradise in this uproarious romp through this steamy locale.
Chip Giles served a tour of duty as an Army engineer in Iraq. He and his wife, both avid sailors, are educators and live in Georgia. They spend as much time as possible in the Florida Keys. Visit Giles online at www.chipgiles.com. This is his debut novel.