Helen Hawthorne is ready for action. Teaming up with her
husband Phil Sagemont, she is looking forward to making
their newly formed private investigating firm a success.
With his wealth of experience plus her keen sense for
adventure, it comes as no surprise these two click
perfectly. As an added perk, their office is conveniently
located in the same apartment building as their home making
it possible to combine work with pleasure while building a
nest egg for their future.
Their latest case takes them to the high seas in search of a
jewel smuggler on a luxury cruise yacht. The two decide
Helen is the best person for the job, and she goes
undercover as a stewardess in hopes of catching the thief.
From scrubbing toilets to vacuuming in the lines, Helen
certainly has her work cut out for her. As she does her best
to stomach the choppy waters, Helen must act fast in order
to save the captain's reputation before the jewelry
smuggling ring is exposed.
While Helen is busy playing hostess on the high seas, Phil
has his own investigation in progress. Working undercover as
an estate manager, Phil hopes to prove that his client's
gold digging step-mom killed her elderly father. As a master
of disguise, Phil goes to extreme lengths to bring the
killer to justice. With a fortune on the line, the stakes
get higher as Phil finds himself up against quite the sneaky
FINAL SAIL is the eleventh installment of the national
bestselling Dead-End Job Mystery series. Viet's acute
attention to detail lends credence to the plot, making it
not only engaging, but also informative. The amount of
research is quite evident as she peppers the storyline with
minute details of yachting as well as the lives of the rich
and famous. Delightful, entertaining, and truly insightful,
FINAL SAIL is a sailor's dream.
Husband and wife PI team Helen Hawthorne and Phil
Sagemont each have their hands full, but only Helen has to
carry drink traysâ€”as part of her latest undercover
To catch a jewel smuggler on a luxury yacht, Helen is posing
as the ship's new stewardess. But between serving drinks and
scrubbing floors, she's starting to miss dry land almost as
much as she misses Phil.
Meanwhile, Phil is trying to catch a sexy gold digger who
may have killed her elderly husband. Good thing Phil is a
master of disguise, playing it cool as everything from an
air-conditioning repairman to a Rastafarian. Helen and Phil
help each other out whenever possible, but when Helen's on
her own on the high seas, she needs to watch her
stepâ€”or she may wind up going from undercover to