The Cowrie - cover

Adventure in the Caribbean! This short story, very loosely based on actual events, involves a big-game hunter on the run, and the author's family's attempt to help him escape his enemies and return to the mainland. Set in picturesque San Pedro, Belize, before it became a strip of resort hotels, this captures the atmosphere of a different place and time. Escape to the tropics for a fun read!

Excerpt:

My father had sworn that if Richard Nixon were re-elected, he would leave the country. Feelings were running strong at the time, but many people who said this later decided that Nixon, though hell-spawn, wasn't bad enough to leave their nice jobs for.

My father, however, didn't have a nice job...

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