The Spider's Eye
Fear crept over her as the fog thickened. Terrified, Christina waited alone at the deserted marina in the dead of night. The pier's fog-warning light blinked eerily through the mist. Desperately she wished she'd heeded her friend Dan's advice -- to leave Tunisia and the web of jewel smuggling that threatened to close in on her. But it was too late now. She turned in horror as a hand clamped over her mouth. A man's face, twisted grotesquely by the fog, bent near her. She knew him... A merciful blackness engulfed her as she sank into a faint. Her last thought was of the Spider's Eye rubies, supposedly cursed. Was she about to become their first victim?