Joey Perrone is the multi-millionaire wife of marine biologist Dr.
Chaz Perrone. They are on a Caribbean anniversary cruise when he
lures her on deck and suddenly, and inexplicably to Joey, grabs her
by her trim little ankles and tosses her overboard off the coast of
Florida. This all happens in the first paragraph, so there are no
spoilers here. She washes ashore on a bale of Jamaic