No one is coming to your aid. We have ensured this. Six strangers wake up on a remote island in the Florida Keys with no memory of their arrival. They soon discover their sole common bond: all are heroin addicts from the slums of Miami. As their excruciating withdrawal begins, the six face their captors across open water. The four shadowy figures on the yacht are dangerous predators who know that their victims' need never faltersand that the creatures that swim beneath the waves have equally rapacious appetites. So begins a dangerous game. The six must make an impossible choiceswim to the next island, where a cache of the purest heroin awaits, or die trying. Alliances form among them that may seal their fateor extend it. As the fight to survive intensifies, the astonishing motivations of the men onboard the boat emerge, raising the stakes to towering heights. An adventure that pinpoints the distance between fragility and strength, Bait pulls the reader in deep.