Barry Lunsford was down on his luck. He had no money, no girl and a lousy job. Then he found $300,000 in stolen cash. But his brief fling in paradise was shattered by the two vicious hoods who wanted the money back. They gave him a choice: return the cash or they’d carve Iris up into little pieces and feed her to the fish. It was his move.
Robert Colby was the author of more than a dozen crime thriller novels and short stories, most notably The Captain Must Die. Some of his other works include The Deadly Desire and Murder Mistress. He was also a prolific contributor of short stories to Alfred Hitchcock magazine and Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine—many were later published into two anthology collections.