Because the book dwells so long in the mire of this underworld I don't get enough of the thoughtful and almost poetic musings of this black-ops scientist. An even bigger question is how does he manage to survive the big messes? Her only hope for survival: a marine biologist and sometimes more named Doc Ford, who along with his friend Tomlinson, must undertake a search through an underground, invisible nation. A lot is going on in the trailer park known as Little Guadalajara, inhabited principally by illegal laborers. The purchase was fast an simple It was all and more. Still, Tula is not without friends. A lot is going on in the trailer park known as Little Guadalajara, inhabited principally by illegal laborers. Matters are further complicated when an adolescent girl, Tula, rumored to possess mystical ability, sees the manager feeding a body to his pet gator.
Doc Ford evidently has quite a background in something that was only touched on in this book. It's a wonderful literary transformation. It was a very positive environment. Can she succeed in her mission to get her people to return to the mountains of Guatemala? In Night Vision, Doc is called upon to help a young Guatemalan girl who is trying to find her mother. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. This is one of the very best of the series, even if it's not typical. When a teenage girl witnesses the park manager killing a man, her only hope for survival is Doc Ford.
Though she died in 1431, the Maid of Orleans is in it almost nonstop, offering voice-activated contact with Tula in her time of trouble. This is book 18 of this series and I'm not tired of it yet. Never has that been more apparent than in Night Vision. My main negative is the extremely unpleasant nature of the distress. A man who has no known Doc Ford battles evil and wins again.
The reader will find out that central Florida is cast with numerous run a way's from South America trapped in sex for hire, murder and the unspeak A very interesting read with a plot that will come under fire from the religious far right. Tula's mysticism injects spirituality into the story, adding an extra dimension to the plot. It portrays in graphic detail horrific events that I'd prefer to be ignorant of. When the steroid freak kidnaps Tula, Ford is forced to go full commando night-vision goggles and all to track down the girl and dispatch the numerous bad guys. Like James Bond and other action heroes, Doc and Tomlinson somehow manage to triumph against all odds and end up on their feet, usually with a beer in hand with a lovely woman heading off into the sunset! Can she succeed in her mission to get her people to return to the mountains of Guatemala? Full of action and mystery, t Once more we discover truly evil people up to truly evil deeds and we need the 13 year old Guatemalan girl, Tula, protected by Doc Ford, his hippy-dippy friend Tomlinson, and everyone she comes in contact with to overcome the bad with their good. Would I buy this book and read it again? The Red Citrus Trailer Park is inhabited mostly by illegal laborers.
Doc Ford evidently has quite a background in something that was only touched on in this book. She was a fantastic character and deserving of future involvement. The Red Citrus trailer park is inhabited mostly by illegal laborers. When she witnesses him killing a man, though, and runs, there's nothing left to figure: He's got to find her fast and shut her up good. Maybe some day I will try a book earlier in the series. There are glimpses of it, such as night time visitation by some dolphins, but not near enough for me.
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All pages tight and clean. He is aided by his girlfriend and a local gang. Gone is a lot of the banter and familiarity that exists between Doc and Tomlinson, or the other members of Dinkin's Bay Marina. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. This one was disappointing, or maybe I've grown beyond the character who is unbelievably too prepared physically, mentally and morally for everything he does. The park manager is the hired gun of a financial syndicate that wants to develop the property, and he's prepared to do whatever it takes-but he Doc Ford is on a collision course with death in this extraordinary new novel from the New York Times bestselling author. The girl's only hope for survival: marine biologist Doc Ford, who must search through an underground, invisible nation.
The community of undocumented Guatemalans is vulnerable, fearful of authorities. Tula, who speaks with God and whose patron saint is Joan of Arc, is determined to find her mother and brother, who came to America months earlier but have disappeared. Her only hope for survival: a marine biologist and sometimes more named Doc Ford, who along with his friend Tomlinson, must undertake a search through an underground, invisible nation. Learning something new is never a bad thing. Review by Booklist Review Trouble is brewing at a Florida trailer park populated by illegal immigrants from Mexico and Central America: the park's manager, a steroid freak who dabbles in snuff movies, draws his expendable talent from the immigrant population, but he's managed to offend a drug lord, who isn't pleased that his female customers are turning up dead.
Tula Choimha—13, and as innocent as she is courageous—has traveled to Florida from a remote mountain village in Guatamala. The first half of the book establishes some great new characters and a timely and interesting story line involving a young girl from Guatemala living in a trailer park filled with Mayan Indians, a couple of nasty rednecks making and selling steroids out of said trailer park and a gang of Mexicans involved in drugs and prostitution and what amounts to slavery. Their problem is a young girl who the laborers believe talks to God. Why do you fight him so? I couldn't put it down until I was done. I think the potential exists to bring our young heroine, Tula, back for further adventures. Doc Ford series, book 18.