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The Shadow of the Palms Janice Law

The Shadow of the Palms

Janice Law

Published March 24th 2000
ISBN : 9780595089383
Paperback
228 pages
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A call from Henry Brammin, Anna Peterss old mentor at New World Oil, sends the proprietor of Executive Security down to Floridas Gulf Coast for a brief working vacation. Brammin wants to know why his nephew suddenly has money for an expensiveMoreA call from Henry Brammin, Anna Peterss old mentor at New World Oil, sends the proprietor of Executive Security down to Floridas Gulf Coast for a brief working vacation. Brammin wants to know why his nephew suddenly has money for an expensive sailboat and a fancy antiques shop.The answers involve Vlad Sebastian, a wealthy and reclusive art collector with a socially ambitious daughter, a questionable past, and some dubious employees. Annas efforts to discover if Brammins nephew is one of them brings danger both to her and another old friend, the newly sober and newly married John Hillary, the reporter last seen in The Big Payoff. Hillary, who has his own interests in the mysterious Mr. Sebastian, provides entree to the Sebastians glamorous social circle-and provokes a variety of domestic complications.Annas attempt at a vacation is soon in ruins, as she and John Hillary find there are plenty of reptiles in the lush and glamorous gardens of south Florida.