By Stuart Woods
Blood Orchid is the 3rd event of 1 of Stuart Woods's most attractive characters, leader of Police Holly Barker. This outing, Holly is making an attempt to get her existence again jointly after the shattering lack of her fianc?©. With the aid of her wily Doberman, Daisy, and her father, Ham, she throws herself again into the activity with a vengeance. At a neighborhood eating place, Holly and Ham meet a gentleman new to the world, wealthy and dapper developer Ed Shine, who has discovered an evocative identify for either his favourite flower and his most recent real-estate enterprise: the "Blood Orchid." yet ahead of Holly can settle into her regimen back, bullets crash into the house of a pal and a floater is located bobbing within the Intercoastal Waterway. Holly connects those occasions to the death-by-sniper-fire of 2 Miami businessmen and a guy evading questions at a Federal agency-but she cannot think how those violent occurrences will be concerning her personal quiet, unspoiled city of Orchid seashore. becoming a member of forces with a good-looking FBI agent, she tracks the clues instantly to their resource, in simple terms to discover a rip-off extra profitable and extra risky than any this idyllic town-or Holly-has ever noticeable.
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That’s all we’ve got. ” Hurd’s eyebrows went up. ” “Yes, but only for the Feds. ” “You wouldn’t get odds from me,” Holly replied. ” “That’s what I just said to Harry, but what can we do? ” Hurd stood up. ” He went back to his office. Holly found herself thinking of Jackson, something she used to do about once a minute and now did more like once a day. She wondered, as she sometimes did, what she would be doing now if Jackson were alive. Probably the same thing she was doing right this minute, she thought.
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S-h-i-n-e. It’s German-Jewish, was originally spelled S-c-h-e-i-n, but the folks at Ellis Island screwed it up. ” She was surprised; he looked a lot younger. ” “That’s right. ” “Not a soul,” Shine said. “That’s why this is so baffling. ” “A woman? Now and then, when I get lucky. ” Shine laughed. ” “A number of charities, mostly. ” “What about your business dealings? Have you made any enemies over the years? ” “Not a soul; I always wanted both sides to like any deal. ” “Always,” Shine said, “but I worked hard at being fair with them; they think I’m soft, too.