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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Action & Adventure
  • Language:English
  • Series title:The Bimini Twist Adventures
  • Series Number:3
  • Pages:226
  • eBook ISBN:9780983687924

Exuma Tide

A Bimini Twist Adventure

by Patrick Mansell

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Overview
The adventure continues as the Carson family assists in the rescue of the young daughter of a wealthy family kidnapped by pirates near Cat Cay in the Baamas Islands. The Royal Bahamas Defense force needs a civilian presence in order to foil the kidnappers, so they enlist the Carslons with their fishing boat Bimini Twist, to help sneak up on the villians. The action is edgy as Bimini Twist tries to navigate the shallow waters of the Exuma chain at night, with unforgiving coral heads and rock outcroppings just inches beneath the hull.
Description
When a luxury yacht signals a Mayday off Cat Cay, Max and Gaffer Carson are nearby on Fearless Flyer participating in the Bahamas Wahoo Tournament. They save the party on board the sinking vessel and befriend its owners, Jeremy and Jessica Diamond. A harrowing adventure ensues when a young girl is kidnaped from the Diamond’s home on Cat Cay and taken to the Exuma Islands in the eastern part of the Bahamas Islands. This is an edgy adventure with the Carson’s boat, Bimini Twist, plying the shallow reefs of the Exuma chain in the pitch black night, never knowing when the bottom of their boat or their propellers will come in contact with the unforgiving coral heads and rocks.
About the author
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Patrick Mansell was born in 1946 in New London, Connecticut, the son of a career Naval officer. He attended schools in Hawaii, Virginia, California and New York before graduating from the University of Miami in 1968 with a degree in Business Administration. He also has taken post graduate studies in the field of Marine Archaeology. During and after college Mr. Mansell was a member of the United States Marine Corps Reserve. For more than thirty years he earned a living in the real estate finance field, but his all-time passion has always been boating and writing. For more than half a century he has fished the waters of the northeast, and Florida Gulf Stream, and other parts of the world including the Caribbean, Central America and Hawaii. He makes several trips each year to his favorite fishing grounds, the Bahamas Islands. Mr. Mansell is the author of the Bimini Twist Adventure series of books, which includes Bimini Twist, Abaco Gold, Exuma Tide, Wave Dancer, and Kona Kai. He has also written and published two other adventure novels outside the Bimini Twist series entitled The Fathers Club and Diamonds and Cubes. Mr. Mansell complied, edited, and published a collection of stories from some of the world’s most recognized charter captains entitled Living Legends of Big Game Fishing, the Men and Their Stories. His professional, non-fiction works include many short stories and articles, and the full-length books Mortgage Banking and Residential Real Estate Finance, by the Masters of the Industry and Understanding Residential Real Estate Finance. As one of South Florida’s recognized authors he has lectured extensively on the subject of creative writing and publishing. Mr. Mansell lives in Boca Raton, Florida.
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