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The worst has happened. There’s been a leak in the courier system that is Operation Quickline, and Lisa Wycherly and Sid Hackbirn are sent to plug it. This is no straight up investigation. The two are being used as bait for a complex trap.

As Lisa and Sid make their way around the country, starting in Washington, DC. Lisa eats her way through Manhattan, Sid puts up with rides at DisneyWorld, Florida. But the tension really ratchets up in New Orleans, when Lisa is spotted by a pair of thugs determined to kill her.

The trail of dead bodies grows, but something else is happening. Sid and Lisa learn not just to accept each other, in spite of their very differing values. They try to understand each other, which means learning about their childhoods and how they became the people they are.

Surviving the challenges to their respective values is hard enough. The bigger challenge will be to stay alive long enough to return home to their normal lives.

 

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Chapter Nine

June 8 - 11, 1983 One of the things that really amazed me about Sid that trip was his ability ...
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Chapter Eight

June 2 - 7, 1983 “Hog butcher for the world, Toll maker, Stacker of wheat, Player with Railroads and the ...
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Chapter Seven

June 1, 1983 Wednesday morning I woke up stiff. Sid made me do stretching exercises to relieve it. “So what ...
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Chapter Six

May 29 - 31, 1983 We got up rather late on Sunday. Well, later than usual. We went to brunch ...
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Chapter Five

May 24 - 28, 1983 We were up early and ran, as always. I got the bathroom first, dressed, then ...
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Chapter Four

May 20 - 23, 1983 The flight from Washington was short. Sid seemed tense but stayed awake for a change ...
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Chapter Three

May 18 - 19, 1983 I poked my head into the drawing room where Sid sat staring at a blank ...
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Chapter Two

May 18 - 19, 1983 I poked my head into the drawing room where Sid sat staring at a blank ...
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Chapter One

May 14, 1983 The sky was overcast, a little unusual for that time of year in Southern California. I zipped ...
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