Something's gotta give ...
Stephen Zammit faces personal challenges when he becomes infatuated with a young woman, a member of a smuggling family he is supposed to be infiltrating. His colleague, Andrew, supposedly running surveillance on the operation, manages to offend the locals at every turn, and finds it impossible to do his job.
What happens when the smuggling brothers return and take exception to Stephen’s romance? Can he convince them he’s on their side and talk his way out of his dilemma? And what about Stephen’s wife, Joanne, waiting at home? What risks will Stephen need to take to escape from the smugglers, and how much will he lose in the process?
Set in the dairy country near Merimbula, New South Wales, Australia.
A Bargains and Trades prequel novella.
This story is set in Australia and uses Australian idioms and spelling.