Perilous Waters
by Terry Shames

FBI dive instructor Jessie Madison’s survival skills are stretched to breaking point when she is plunged into danger in this exhilarating thriller – the first in a pulsating new series.

Jessie Madison escaped to the Bahamas when she made a terrifying discovery at home and a bad decision got her dismissed from FBI dive training. Now, Jessie is ready to return home to restart her career – and stop living in fear – but her last weekend in paradise turns to disaster when she and a friend are attacked on a boat and thrown overboard, with devastating consequences.

Jessie’s determined to bring their attackers to justice. Who are they? What were they looking for on the boat? And can she trust Nick, the handsome but enigmatic stranger who claims he wants to help her? Jessie must draw on all her underwater and investigative skills if she is to stay alive long enough to get answers – and hope her past doesn’t catch up with her first . . .


“Readers . . . will expect, and get, shocking revelations”

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“Suggest for fans of mysteries . . . including novels by Claire Booth, Steven F. Havill, and Tricia Fields”

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“A neat character-intensive combo of clever police work and family angst”

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“Shames’s award-winning series will appeal to fans of Steven F. Havill and the late Bill Crider”

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“A surprise ending makes this entry one of Shames' best”

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Perilous Waters by Terry Shames is available in the following formats

Ebook97814483118112nd April 2024N/A256$24.99
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