By Phyllis Smallman
Florida has seasons. The wet season brings hurricanes, the dry season grants travelers - either may be nasty. Sherri Travis is tending bar on the tub and Tennis membership the place girls were murdered. A wealthy socialite, who is available in day-by-day for her quota of side-cars, makes a decision to dedicate suicide through being the following sufferer, yet first she has to make a decision who the assassin is. Sherri needs to determine it out first.
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