By Emilie Richards
The Pearl of serious fee has printed deadly flaws in all who have possessed it considering the fact that its discovery in Australia a century in the past. desirous to holiday the curse, new proprietor Liana Robertson hides her gem in a vault. while her son disappears--with the pearl--Liana and her ex-husband needs to conquer their bitterness to discover the boy and the enemy who will cease at not anything to reclaim this coldly excellent and hazardous treasure.
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Tom let the words roll off his tongue. Pinctada maxima was the name of the oyster that lived in the coastal waters of Western Australia, the oyster that produced the finest pearls in the world--the oyster that was about to provide the two Americans with a place to sleep and food in their bellies. " Archer favored him with a grin. With a little money in his pocket, Tom had discovered. Archer was always more agreeable. "No, and I never thought I'd see a place as unholy as this one, either. " Dampier Terrace in Broome's Chinatown, like a small sliver of Singapore transported to the Australian continent, was overflowing with people.
Despite the difference in their education and background, they had come together to fight a common enemy, the Spanish, who were said to have sabotaged the Maine and enslaved the Cuban people. Archer hadn't enlisted because he gave one damn what happened to the dark-skinned denizens of an island too distant to be a threat. When the call went out from Teddy Roosevelt, Archer had signed on because the army was a way out of trouble. A certain rancher wasn't pleased that he had lost most of his hard-earned savings to Archer in an Amarillo poker game, and he had threatened to prove that Archer had cheated.
John signaled, and the Amboinese landlord, who hadn't moved from behind the counter since Tom and Archer came in, drew another schooner from a large wooden keg and brought it to the table. John held it in the air. " The men drank in silence for a moment. The beer was sour and nearly flat. "I was just asking Mr. " The skipper set his glass on the table. Tom answered easily. It was a story he and Archer had agreed on a long time ago. "We fought with Roosevelt in Cuba. Afterwards we decided to see some of the world.
Beautiful Lies by Emilie Richards