Laguna Heat Author:T. Jefferson Parker Tom Shepard, Laguna Beach's new homicide detective, is trying to rebuild a shattered career and recover his self-confidence as a lover. But his easy seaside beat becomes a frightening countdown on the night someone begins burning Laguna Beach's first citizens to death. Among the targets are the founders of California's Riviera, a mysterious ci... more »rcle of women and men with a secret they are apparently dying to keep.
For Shephard, the trail of the "Fire Killer" twists from sparkling marinas to the blacked-out perdition of a deserted beachfront hotel in another country. There, Shephard's quarry and tormentor awaits him - with a gun and a lighted candle.
With its tempo of hot pursuit, startling switchbacks of plot, and unforgettable love scenes, Laguna Heat is a superbly evocative and satisfying thriller.« less