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Down Among the Dead Men by Claire Baxter

Caitlyn needs to find her estranged father or her mother will be thrown out of the home she loves, so Caitlyn ventures into the rough, tough world of the Australian opal fields. After 
rescuing a teenager from an attempted assault she learns that the girl, Max, is her half-sister. 

Their father is missing and suspected of stealing opals – an activity that could place both Max 
and Caitlyn in danger. Attempting to locate their father without alerting the police, Caitlyn 
enlists the help of Dale, a city lawyer turned lapidary, hiding out in the town to protect his 
daughter from death threats. Together they investigate, but progress is slow until Caitlyn 
stumbles upon a link between her father and organised crime, and into an investigation by the 
Federal Police.

After offering herself as the go-between in a ‘sting’, Caitlyn realises that she’s put Dale’s life 
at risk and in order to save him, she does the one thing she’s sworn never to do. She battles 
crippling claustrophobia to descend into the darkness of an underground opal mine where her 
father’s dead body is lying. With the criminals either arrested or dead, Caitlyn accepts that 
she’s found more than she went looking for. She’s fallen in love with Dale, but there’s no 
way he’d consider moving back to the city, not when a move would expose his daughter to 
danger. He doesn’t ask her to stay so she makes a new life for herself and her sister in 
Adelaide...until the death of the man threatening his family allows Dale to confess his 
feelings for her. 

Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 7/14/2014
Series: Entangled Ignite
Pages: 250

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