Jeff Bravis has a mission: Gather together a team of misfits and criminals and head for Guatemala to locate the key to his deceased father's safe at the family home in Washington where Jeff's sister is busy resurrecting Jesus for the second coming. Jeff knows some of them won't survive the journey, but he's sure he'll make it alive. More
This novel contains scenes of graphic violence and is intended for adult reading. Jeff Bravis walked away from the minimum security federal prison camp on a visiting day, drove from the parking lot in a car he paid a guard to leave for him with the keys in the visor. He switched the car for a Jeep he stole in the casino parking lot in Lincoln City, Oregon and drove down the coast with one thought in mind. He had to find out where the key was to his deceased father's safe, and an ex-CIA agent holed up in the jungle had a clue. This one-minded pursuit would lead Jeff to Central America with as diverse a group of thugs as had ever congregated for one mission. The techie genius who didn't care who got blown up along the way, as long as he could feed his desire to play and win at Texas Hold Em. Two grizzled bikers down on their luck and between armed robberies. A fitness trainer/prostitute who fled Vegas after she accidentally killed a cop who came to arrest her ex-boyfriend. And finally Jeff's high school buddy Eddie and his girlfriend, fresh from stealing high-end cars in Southern California. Follow them into the jungle of Guatemala, each in search of their own personal treasures, and all claiming to be there only to aid Jeff find his elusive key. Some of them will never return to the United States alive, but they'll all do their part to make sure it's the other guy who dies.