Act of Betrayal - Britt Montero, Bk 4 Author:Edna Buchanan As deadly secrets and betrayals from the past sweep into Miami on the winds of a killer storm, more than one evil prowls the sweltering city. When Britt reports the story of a missing teenager, she uncovers a frightening pattern of identical cases. The lost boys could be brothers. All look alike: slender, fair-haired, and blue-eyed. All vanished... more » without a trace.
As Britt probes the baffling case, an old mystery reopens the wound of the death of her father - executed by a Castro firing squad when she was only three. Britt learns that her father left an explosive prison diary naming the traitor who betrayed him. Suddenly everyone wants the diary, and everyone who acquires it is marked for murder.
As the cold trail of the missing boys heats up and Britt seeks her father's diary in order to find the man responsible for his death, the most destructive hurricane in fifty years bears down on Miami. People flee the Keys, and storm panic spreads as Britt confronts her mother, demanding the long-kept secrets of the past. Tension mounts as the barometric pressure drops. Britt and those around her are caught up by the storm that shatters their lives and changes the face of south Florida forever.« less