Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 18/02/2004

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 192
ISBN : 9781414067315

About the Book

The Amboy Affair

Rick is thirty-six and was fired from his job as a commodities broker. If losing his job wasn’t bad enough, his girl friend of two years terminates their relationship a week later. Rick is so depressed and heartbroken that he decides to leave St. Louis and head for Santa Monica, California to look for employment. He had always dreamed of following Route 66 across country and figured this was his opportunity.

He stops in the small, remote, desert town of Amboy on Route 66 in California for gas and a bite to eat. He finds it to be peaceful and quiet there, so he decides to rent a motel cabin for three nights to relax and try to rid himself of feeling depressed. He meets a pretty girl at the restaurant that had stopped by to eat, and she invites him to accompany her on her monthly business trip from San Diego to Las Vegas. On the way they discover that she unknowingly has been transporting large sums of drug money to be laundered. Their greed for money results in their double-crossing the drug dealers by taking the money and going into hiding, which results in his once dull life becoming entwined in love, betrayal, intrigue and the constant fear of being tracked down and murdered.

Sudden Change

Once upon a time a baby girl was born to very wealthy parents and raised primarily by a nanny who catered to her every need. The parents also employed a full time maid, chef, chauffeur and servants, so she never had to do anything for herself. When turning sixteen, she demanded her parents buy her an expensive sports car, because she didn’t want to be seen driving anything less, and she received one.

She attended the very best private schools, and during her summer vacations she traveled the world. At the age of twenty-one, she had become an arrogant, selfish, self-centered individual. Her personality was such that no one cared to associate with her, and even her parents couldn’t tolerate her un-forgiving behavior. They realized now they were the ones responsible for creating this unsociable monster by the way they had raised her. They felt it was their duty to try and correct the situation, or otherwise she would live a very lonely life and one without love. They deemed it necessary to take drastic corrective action to change her personality, and what the parents had planned for their daughter was beyond anyone’s imagination.

About the Author

The author works as an aerospace engineer. His hobbies are photography, kayaking, archery, writing and traveling. The author’s favorite book is: Love By Neshaminy Creek, a true love story. His favorite movies: Key Largo, Casablanca, Full Moon in Blue water, Green Ice and Five Easy Pieces. His favorite vacation spots are the Florida Keys and San Diego, California