Just Add Salt (Hetta Coffey Series, Book 2)

By Jinx Schwartz

Hetta Coffey is a sassy Texan with a snazzy yacht, and she's now not afraid to exploit it!

A globe-trotting engineer with perspective, a penchant for hassle, and a yacht, Hetta is again, and this time she's steerage us into sizzling Mexican waters.

Miffed that holiday plans along with her chronically absent boyfriend, Jenks Jenkins, have long past awry, she accepts a task in Baja.

So what, if she and her pal Jan are spectacularly unqualified to take her yacht on a thousand-mile cruise within the jap Pacific Ocean in the course of storm season?

Hiring a good-looking, if just a little fishy captain for the journey could hold them off the rocks, yet most likely will not do an identical for her destiny with Jenks. in the meantime, a bit eye sweet on board cannot be all bad.

Hetta's fierce independence impels her to take on a truly ecocnomic (if environmentally and politically mistaken) venture south of the border. real to shape, her irreverent nature and disrespect for risk quickly swamps her in a sea of mayhem, unlawful extraterrestrial beings, a pesky whale, and a menacing Mexican machinator.

Set sail for Baja Mexico's Magdalena Bay as Hetta Coffey leads us once again right into a morass of intrigue that would preserve you guffawing, breathless, and short of extra.

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Later, when we have been securely anchored for the evening, we ate “rest over” chowder, as Fabio referred to as it. After dinner he excused himself and went to mattress, leaving Jan and me to complete our wine and wonder on the probably endless skills of our captain. “Who is that this man? ” Jan whispered once we heard his cabin door close. “Damned if i do know, yet I’ll inform you something, we acquired our money’s worthy so far as i will inform. ” “It has happened to me that we didn’t quite cost him out. ” “Snob. simply because he’s expert, that makes him suspicious? ” “No. It’s simply that I’ve by no means relatively depended on males who spout poetry. ” “So, that’s your charm to Lars? He’s definitely barbaric? ” She giggled. “Okay, ok, I supply. Let’s get a few sleep. ” “Go on, I’ll be down in a minute. ” I remained on deck for awhile, surrounded by means of fog, darkness and only a soupçon of doubt. Who used to be this man, certainly? We have been again underway early the subsequent morning. i used to be placing away the breakfast fixin’s while the Satfone chirped. No caller identity. I debated no longer answering, in case it was once that crank with one other chance, yet Jan wouldn’t stand for it. I picked up the telephone and growled, “FBI, Monterey department. ” “Hetta? ” “Jenks? ” We had a double satellite tv for pc hold up, plus an echo, making cohesive dialog demanding, to assert the least. “Where…where…where…are…are…you…you? ” “San…San…Simeon-on-on-on. ” You get the assumption, kinda like chatting with your Dell tech rep in Calcutta. I did have the capacity to inform him we’d name after we anchored in Port San Luis, hoping when we have been really reliable, the approach might paintings greater. that decision used to be so troublesome i made a decision to ship the Trob an email rather than elevating my blood strain extra. I fired up the pc and observed I had 4 messages, 3 from Tanuki and one from Unknown, which I figured was once Satfone, because the topic used to be cost. No ask yourself Satfone despatched email, they damned good couldn’t name me on considered one of their crappy structures. You pay one million jillion dollars for a cellphone and one other trillion consistent with minute and also you get nada. i used to be spoiling for a struggle whilst I opened the email with the topic: money. A moment later i wished a lager and my struggle grew to become to fright. The physique of the email message, which I quick figured used to be now not from Satfone, stated: keep away from magazine Bay otherwise you can pay. “Eeeek,” I squealed, startling Jan. She rushed over and skim over my shoulder. “Who’s it from? How did they get this e mail deal with? ” I hit homes, however the sender used to be smart sufficient to go away no clues. “Damned if i do know. yet i know what I’m gonna do with it. ” “What? ” “Forward it to the Trob. If someone can music this jerk down, it’s him. ” So I did. Ten mins later, I bought a answer. The Trob was once at the task. Port San Luis is a very neat little spot. you will get a mooring or swing by yourself hook, demand a water taxi a good way to cross ashore and devour seafood or simply fiddle. Jan and that i did either. simply because we have been anchored, Capitán Fabio insisted on ultimate aboard. Or as he positioned it, “I don't depart the sheeps. ” We introduced him a pup bag of fish and cheeps.

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