She would have been a smash hit at the California beach orgy, but for that fatal swim.... She kicked off her sandals, threw off her halter, and unzipped her hipsters... She gave him a slow, sensual smile. All I ask, Al," she murmured, "is a little protection in return." She fell into his arms at the motel. Called herself Tracy Tenison. Said her husband was a double-dealing gambler in Vegas, and she was on the run. Wheeler had never seen her before. But he was ready to play her game -- even though a killer held the cards. Sometimes Lt. al wheeler is just too red-blooded for his own good....
Used availability for Carter Brown's The Deep Cold Green
October 1968 : USA Mass Market Paperback