The Spa (Hardcover)
Southern California. Today.
Jewels Martin . . . Beneath the stylish clothes, the flowing hair, and the beautiful lean body beats the heart of a tiger. And on rare special occasions, she'd let the tiger out of its cage. Today was one of those days.
"I'm Jewels," she said, gracefully closing the distance between them and extending her hand.
Taking it, he offered, "I'm Todd Windham." She liked what she saw. He had clear eyes, a firm jaw, and was clean shaven. He was slightly greying but had a full head of neatly trimmed hair - early fifties, slight build, almost athletic looking. She smiled as their eyes met, thinking to herself this might be fun.
Innocence, passion, and betrayal . . .
Having paid a precious price, the elites now know it requires considerably more than just having the president's DNA on a blue dress. An expensive lesson they will never forget, nor ever repeat.
A story of manipulation, wealth, power, and sex.
The oldest profession in the world elevated to new heights; alive and well just below the surface, from the streets of Newport Beach to the hallowed halls of the White House itself.
With organized escort services subtly working the waterfront, the NBPD has its hands full.
But it's not until the FBI shows up that things take an unexpected turn, with the very foundation of America's financial system hanging in the balance, as layer after layer of The Spa is unveiled.
To say the business of pleasure is alive and flourishing would be an understatement.
Normalcy bias makes this scenario inconceivable, and even though the facts are all there in the history books, perhaps shrouded through the mists of time, but none-the-less available for anyone to read.
Knowledge is one thing, as is power, money and sexuality. It is what one does with them that determines one's destiny.
Michael Fowlkes is the writer, producer, and director of the Amazon Prime television series "Inside Sportfishing." Recognized with 27 International Telly Awards for broadcast excellence, the program was also awarded Best Fishing Show of the Year by the Outdoor Writers Association of America.
The author lives with his wife Kimberly and their fourth golden retriever Boots, on a secluded, wooded hillside in Laguna Beach, California. When not on location or in the studio, they spend as much time as they can onboard their restored 1966 classic sportfisher, the Vintage, at Catalina Island with family and friends.
An Amazon #1 Best Selling author for his first erotic thriller Perfect Bait, The Spa is his second novel.