When Destinies Collide
by Maurice H. Unger
Hurricane Diane, a monster storm, has targeted Virginia Beach, Virginia, as her stepping stone onto the U.S. mainland. Jackie Randolph and her family are unable to evacuate from the resort city before the storm hits. Not only do they experience the harrowing onslaught of this mighty tempest, but they must fight for their lives against a gang of drug traffickers who break into their home at the height of the storm. In a deadly confrontation, Jackie and her father kill two members of the gang, one the brother of the gang leader, Carlos Suarez. Before departing the bloody scene, Carlos swears revenge. Four years later, Carlos exacts a terrible reprisal against the Randolph family, leaving Jackie and her two brothers to pick up the shattered pieces of their lives. An unsuccessful police investigation causes the beautiful and resourceful Jackie to take the initiative. Will her quest end with an eye for an eye? Deception and intrigue are Jackie’s companions as she commences her journey, and at the end, she understands all too well that When Destinies Collide, fate will be the hunter.
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