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Florida-based biologist Doc Ford finds himself in the middle of a case that involves murder, stolen ancient relics and a missing elephant. A biologist's life isn't generally exciting, but Florida-based Doc Ford does love a challenge. So when his good friend Tomlinson asks for some help with a case, he couldn't say no. A Cree Indian acquaintance of Ford's is looking for two small owl-shaped stones that were stolen years ago from his mother's house. He cam...
Dead of Night
Putnam, March 2005, 24.95, 384 pp.
Dr. Marion Ford owns Sanibel Biological which sells marine samples to schools and research laboratories around the countries. He looks like a nerdy scientist but that is a cover for he is part of a deep cover operations team. Members of the group provide its agents with legitimate and mobile professions. Ford's job collecting marine samples takes him all over the world, a great cover when on a...
Putnam, June 2003, 21.95, 320 pp.
Dr. Marion Ford lives in a stilt house on Dinkin's Bay on Sanibel Island off the west coast of Florida, which is also home base for his business, supplying marine specimens to schools and research facilities. On the surface, he looks like a nerdy scientist but for years he was a deep cover spy. The guilt and shame he feels for those years is spiraling him into a deep depression, just when a good...
This novel was very suspenseful from the start. The main character, Jessica, grows up not knowing the truth about her own life and meets a man, Ben, who helps her cope with and understand the truth. She is asked by Ben to marry his son Joss if either one would like to inheirit his estate and the Green Flash at Sunset, an opal so beautiful it drives people to do crazy things to get it and is said to be bad luck. Jessica marries Joss and tries to live a ma...
Putnam, June 2004, 24.95, 384 pp.
Marion Ford runs the Sanibel Biological Supply Company which sells marine specimens to schools and labs around the country. From time to time, he disappears and none of his friends knows where he has been. Marion was placed in the business he owns as a cover for his real job working for a covert operation team known as The Negotiators.
On a mission to Masagua, Marion fell in love with Pilar, ...
Twelve Mile Limit
Putnam, June 2002, 24.95, 322 pp.
Dr. Marion Ford lives and works on Sanibel Island near Dinkin's Bay. His business Sanibel Biological Supply provides fresh or preserved specimens to schools and labs nationwide. His assistant and close friend Janet Mueller is reported lost at sea when their diving boat capsizes so it only natural that Doc and the people who live on or near the bay launch a full scale search that is coordinated wit...