From the Publisher
The Shellfish Farm is a story of two young people who fall in love during World War II. It is about Michael Blair, a young sailor stationed on the South Pacific Island of Moratova and Naomi LeBeouf, a Eurasion native islander.When Michael is transferred to a ship of the fleet, he promises to return to Moratova where he and Naomi will make a life together on "her island."Ten years pass and Michael fails to keep his promise. Now a detective with the NYPD, he learns that Naomi is in New York City and has become a famous international fashion model.They meet at the popular restaurant, Sardi's, where their love is rekindled. However, love is placed on hold as Michael and his partner attempt to solve the murder of Jean Pierre LeBeouf, Naomi's brother who is involved in the illegal activity of smuggling contraband into the United States.The Shellfish Farm is a love story. It is a story of murder mystery, and romance. It carries the reader from the stark concrete canyons of New York City to beautiful tropical islands of the South Pacific, as Michael searches for the source of a precious jewel-black pearls.