Rachel Lyons and her partner Chase Cohen accept a contract to recover a lost priceless treasure in the Sea of Japan. However, upon arriving in Tokyo, they soon discover their mission is more complicated and dangerous than they originally believed. In order to prevent a natural disaster from striking Japan and killing millions, they must form an alliance with yakuza members, dive into shark-infested waters and recover three ancient cursed swords before time runs out.
Wonderful. Rachel picked up the in-flight magazine and flipped blindly
through its pages. She rocked her heel nervously, anxious for this
tortuous ride to be over. Her cheeks warmed at the practically
pornographic noise that came from her seatmate as he threw his head back
and munched gratifyingly, his eyes closed in contentment. She noticed a
spot of jam on the corner of his mouth and looked away determinedly.
“There’s nothing better than warm bread and eggs in the morning,”
he said, recovering from his omelet orgasm.
Rachel glared at the annoying man, willing him to be sucked out the
window. But then she’d never know his whole story. “You’re not a
private investigator, are you, Mr. Shinzo?” she grilled.
He picked up his torn roll and smeared it with more jam. “I never said
“But you inferred as much.”
“That was never my intent. If you recall, I never told you what I
She shook her head and sarcastically laughed. “Oh my God…you’re a
treasure hunter, aren’t you? I’ve been sitting next to my
competition this whole time.”
Shinzo chuckled. “Not quite.”
“So what do you collect then?”
“I think you’d have a hard time believing me if I told you.”
“Try me,” she said then inwardly cringed at her insistence.
After another well-chewed mouthful, he looked directly at her and
replied in a matter-of-fact tone, “Souls.”
Excerpted from "Buried Threads (Volume 2)" by Kaylin McFarren. Copyright © 2013 by Kaylin McFarren. Excerpted by permission. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. Excerpts are provided solely for the personal use of visitors to this web site.
Kaylin McFarren is a rare bird indeed. Not a migratory sort, she prefers to hug the West Coast and keep family within visiting range. Although she has virtually been around the world, she was born in California, relocated with her family to Washington, and nested with her husband in Oregon. In addition to playing an active role in his business endeavors, she has been involved in all aspects of their three daughters' lives - taxi duties, cheerleading coaching, script rehearsals, and relationship counseling, to name but a few. Now she enjoys spending undisciplined time with her two young grandsons and hopes to have many more.
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