Author: Stuart Woods
Series: Holly Barker #3 (These books are like crack, people.)
Genre: Thriller, police procedural.
Setting: Orchid Beach, a small town "the way Florida should have turned out but didn't."
Reason for Reading: Wanted a distraction.
Finished In: Days
Pages: 342, plus a sneak peek at the next book
Copyright Date: 2002.
Cover: A pink and red orchid on a bright red background. The author's name is embossed in gold.
First line: "Sara Tennant arrived at her office building in downtown Miami promptly at seven forty-five A.M., as was her habit."
Best part: In this book I enjoyed watching Holly interact with the different men in her life - her father, her second-in-command, her FBI buddy, her friends and love interests and suspects.
Worst part: Daisy didn't have a big part in this book and that disappointed me.
Imaginary Theme Song: "Tempted by the Fruit of Another"
Recommended for: Anything in this series is good for the plane, beach, or bathtub.
Related Reads: The first book in the series, Orchid Beach. Flint by Paul Eddy.