Ten Thousand Islands
  • Author : Randy Wayne White
  • Release Date : 01 June 2001
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 13 : 9781101640104
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Book Description: Government agent-turned-marine biologist Doc Ford sails an endless sea of questions when he agrees to investigate a death from the past. Years ago, off Florida’s Gulf Coast, a teenaged girl found an ancient gold medallion. Then, she began having nightmares. Then she was found hanging from a tree. Now, years later, the girl’s mother is being terrorized with break-ins, phone calls with no one there—and her daughter’s grave has been dug up. Somebody wants that medallion. The search for answers will lead Doc through a shadowy world of ancient ritual and modern corruption, to an evil that was born in the past—but lives in the present…

Ten Thousand Islands

Ten Thousand Islands

Author : Randy Wayne White
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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Government agent-turned-marine biologist Doc Ford sails an endless sea of questions when he agrees to investigate a death from the past. Years ago, off Florida’s Gulf Coast, a teenaged girl found an ancient gold medallion. Then, she began having nightmares. Then she was found hanging from a tree. Now, ...

Ten Thousand Islands

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Publisher : Wheeler Publishing, Incorporated
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Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Nature
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Genre : Sports & Recreation
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