A death, a legend, clues to a map, and a treasure in lost gold, grip Rick and Renee Marshal and shatter their tranquil getaway to Morro Bay. Join our leisure-seeking southern California couple when they are caught in a hair-raising race for a king’s ransom in gold. When an exchange of money for something of high value goes sideways our elegant vacationing couple are thrust into the status of a witness to a murder. Stalked by unknown women they find themselves hiding in plain sight on the central coast of California. As they investigate the murder a cause for the mayhem becomes clearer and clearer and they realize that they may benefit from the situation. Greed and self-preservation drive them to a unanticipated conclusion.
Morro Bay Getaway is one in a series of adventure romance stories about Rick and Renee Marshal. These semi-retired couple, he an art security expert and art dealer and she a culinary expert and author are southern California natives that have achieved a comfortable status in live. They travel extensively, typically on short getaway vacations. Invariably the getaways turn from well-planned leisure times to adventures of one sort or another. These getaway stories are designed to entertain and delight. Join Rick and Renee in Italian Getaway and Kauai Getaway.