In the heart-pounding international thriller Salt Island, Mari Ellwyn, a former-CIA private investigator, finds herself thrust into a perilous wold of high-stakes corporate espionage and ecoterrorism. As her newly formed partnership with Derek Abernathy is put to the ultimate test, Mari faces a daunting challenge that forces her to confront powerful ghosts from her past.
When billionaire CEO Jack Darcy's reputation and IPO deal are under threat, Mari finds herself entangled in a web of secrets, lies and corporate fraud. The disappearance of Jack's glamorous wife, coupled with the unraveling of a dark secret within his esteemed environmental startup, leaves Mari with unanswered question and a thirst for Justice.
While Mari's partner Derek goes undercover to investigate a series of suspicious deaths on a local farm in California's Central Valley, Mari grapples with the haunting truth about her missing father—a man with a double identity and secret agenda. Determined to uncover the depths of her father's involvement with her case, Mari embarks on a solo journey to the British Virgin Islands, a hidden Caribbean refuge that holds the key to her own identity and future.
With Derek gone and time running out, Mari must decide whether to risk everything to uncover the truth or succumb to the powerful forces that seek to bury it forever. Get your copy of Salt Island now and brace yourself of a relentless rollercoaster. Secrets can't stay buried forever, but now Mari is alone, exposed and fighting for her survival.
“Powerful and entertaining, a harrowing journey into the heart of corporate greed” - Book Viral Reviews
" An often engaging tale of money, danger, and family"
“Towles is a master when it comes to parallel storylines. Readers will love the quick pace and snappy dialogue of this thriller."
“An exceptional thriller and a riveting work of espionage, wrongdoing, and discovery” - Midwest Book Review
“Highly recommended for fans of intricately plotted mystery tales, high-stakes action, and dynamic detectives” – Reader’s Favorite
"An intricate, immersive, and riveting thriller"
“An intricate, gorgeously written, character-driven page-turner with some shocking twists”
"Likeable, interesting characters and a confident narrative keep the pages turning of this crime thriller, in a series that harkens Evanovich, Grafton, and Millhone." - RECOMMENDED, The US Review of Books
Salt Island was selected as the Winner of the Summer 2023 Pencraft Literary Award in the Thriller category.
Salt Island was selected as the Bronze WINNER of the Spring 2023 Readers Choice Book Award for Best Adult Novel.
The Literary Titan Book Award - December, 2022
Salt Island - GOLD