Five years ago, the rock star committed suicide, yet he keeps popping back into the tabloid headlines like a piece of toast. Could he actually be alive? That's what his sister, hemorrhoid-ointment heiress Trevor Kane, wants to know. Journalist Rudy Breno cares only that Merchant gets bigger headlines than Elvis. And for renegade seaplane pilot Frank Bama, the mystery is turning his life upside down. An irresistible gumbo of dreamers, wackos, pirates and sharks has been cooked up, as Trevor and Frank are lead on a wild chase through the Caribbean to a place where anything can happen...and everything does.