The Misery Trade
Trouble was the last thing Julia Keel was expecting. In fact, she was anticipating a wild, fun time in Rio.
She stood on the flying-bridge balcony that was one of the many stylish features of her lavish suite. Limpid brown eyes took in the curvaceous length of the world-renown Copacabana Beach. The ocean was several shades of serenely beautiful blue. The beach was alive with the bright colors of scanty bathing attire and eye-catching. rainbow-hued umbrellas. The searing sun scintillated off the automobiles clogging the Avenida Atlantica, that famous thoroughfare where some of the most famous hostelries in Brazil soared skyward.
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