The Tortoise Shell Game: A High Seas Crime Based on a True Story (Paperback)
Masterful Storytelling An Action-packed thriller, an electrifying read Off the coast of Central America, the Sea Diva, a tuna boat, sinks. Members of the crew are missing and what happens remains a mystery. Anthony Darren, a renowned and wealthy lawyer at the top of his game, knows the boat's owner and soon becomes involved in the case. As the case goes to trial, a missing crew member is believed to be at fault, but new evidence comes to light and the finger of guilt points in a completely unanticipated direction.
“For over-the-top intrigue, The Tortoise Shell Game by V. Frank Asaro is a MUST read! Do you like a main plot with snaking tendrils writhing in the background like Medusa's hair? I was amazed at how, after a slow build, the plot took off like a roller coaster going downhill.”—Kirkus Review
Masterful storytelling! An action-packed thriller, an electrifying read. —Gary S. Chafetz, a former Boston Globe correspondent, and twice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize by the Globe, and author of The Lost Army
The Tortoise Shell Game has it all: honor, love, international intrigue, violence, betrayal, philosophy, politics, and hope. In other words, life. Read it and reap. —Ron Russell, author of Don Carina
A most excellent read. —Mark A. Clements, author of The Land of Nod