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Publisher's Summary

Author of best-selling mysteries including Mangrove Coast, Randy Wayne White sets his novels in the Florida waters he knows so well - he is a veteran fishing guide and contributor to Outside magazine. Ten Thousand Islands is the seventh in the Doc Ford series.Fifteen years ago, a teenage girl found an ancient gold medallion on a small island off the Florida gulf coast. Soon she was having nightmares and later was found hanging from a tree. Although the death was ruled a suicide, the girl's mother, Della, is now sure there was foul play. Her trailer has been vandalized, and her daughter's coffin raided. When Della comes to Doc for help, the mysterious gold medallion plunges the Florida marine biologist into a perilous search for answers.Filled with suspense and highly charged atmosphere, Ten Thousand Islands received rave reviews from critics. Ron McLarty's dramatic narration highlights its gripping mixture of ancient ritual and modern evil.
©2000 Randy Wayne White; (P)2005 Recorded Books, LLC
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"One of the most satisfying thrillers in recent memory." (Chicago Tribune)
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By Todd on 08-31-10

How not to leave a boat.

I love to fish and have enjoyed the Doc Ford stuff, this story has a GREAT ending. Life sucks when you get sea sick. A little slow at the start but, the payoff, at the end, for me was well worth it.

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By Laura C. Brooks on 01-02-12

Twists and Turns

If you could sum up Ten Thousand Islands in three words, what would they be?

Intrigue, Suspense, Unexpected

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

The unusual twists and turns of the story, I never could second guess the author.

Any additional comments?

The descriptions of the Florida terrain and the mystique of the 1000 islands kept my interest and curiosity going strong. The history of the area and the Indians was fascinating. I was completely surprised at the end to hear the author describe the actual case from which he took so much for his story. I would highly recommend this book to anyone who likes a story with a different twist.

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