A sailing adventure from NE to the Caribbean turns into a nightmare In part 1 of Maelstrom. Ryan Cunningham wakes up one day and realizes that the dreams and values he’s pursued and emulated for 37 years are those of his parents and grandparents. There’s nothing wrong with them, they simply aren’t his. He sells his house, moves onto his sailboat and decides to go on an aquatic walkabout; sailing first from New England to the Caribbean and then wherever the wind blows him.
Prior to his departure he meets a beautiful, younger, mother of two in recovery, who is trying to put her life back together. When he leaves the dock several weeks later his crew has grown by three to include Tory McCane, her 12-year-old daughter Jan and her 5-year-old son Willy. On the first leg of their trip they survive a two-day storm of hurricane force winds on the way to Bermuda.
In Bermuda, they run afoul of an amoral, international drug smuggler named Edward and his mega-yacht full of misfits. Edward is transporting over 180 kilos of premium blow and Ryan vocalizes his suspicions about them to a customs inspector who attempts to take them down. Edward gets a serious resentment and decides to make their lives a living hell; something he excels at. It will take everything they have to survive his attentions.
Maelstrom: Part I is an incredible and riveting novel that managed to captivate me from the start to the very end! When I read the description of Maelstrom: Part I, I thought “wow, now this is a story I need to read!” and read it and love it I did book lovers. Maelstrom: Part I is a thrilling novel that is the perfect novel for those looking to be taken on a dark, twisty-turny but also emotive journey. The story the reader will encounter in Maelstrom: Part I is shocking but also sensational and very unique too! That is why I already recommend that you lovely readers have a read of Maelstrom: Part I, however, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more!
Maelstrom: Part I is a thrilling, captivating, and shocking sea-adventure that will take its readers on a journey like no other! The reader in Maelstrom: Part I will meet the protagonist of the novel, Ryan Cunningham, a man who realizes one day that the life he has been leading is not one he wants to, he is living his parents and grandparent’s dreams and so he decides to turn his life around. This forces Ryan to sell his home and move onto his sailboat for an adventure on the seas from New England to the Caribbean.
Ryan is accompanied along the way by a mother and her two children and so their adventure begins, but it won’t be plain sailing! Along the way, Ryan’s sailboat will eventually drift to Bermuda and it is here that he comes across drug smugglers and its leader Edward and what happens next is shocking but also incredibly entertaining and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible Maelstrom: Part I!
The story of Maelstrom: Part I is well-developed with many layers that are all intricately well-developed as well as intriguing! The multiple layers throughout Maelstrom: Part I, are fascinating and will have readers minds racing with thoughts as the reader is compelled to think about the story and the events that unravel. As I read Maelstrom: Part I, I loved the feeling of being challenged; I liked having to invest myself fully in the story as I tried to think about the story and predict the outcome!
Rip Converse is the author of Maelstrom: Part I and in his book he manages to pull the reader into the novel, captivate them and compel them to read from beginning to end! Converse does this by lacing twists and turns throughout his book which will keep readers on edge; I tried to predict the plot many times, but Converse’s story is so unpredictable that I could never once guess it correctly! The fact that the plot is so unpredictable makes it enthralling from beginning to end, and this is all thanks to the genius writer Rip Converse.
Maelstrom: Part I is incredibly captivating thanks to its incredible suspense and thrilling moments laced throughout the book as well as the author’s stellar writing that compelled me to read from the very beginning! Rip Converse can only be described as a literary talent as he knows how to captivate his readers from the start. Converse is a writer who does not hold back, he thrusts his reader into the thick of the drama very early on, and he keeps them turning the pages thanks to his excellent descriptive powers.
Overall Maelstrom: Part I is a stunning piece of fiction that will thrill and excite its readers, and so I have no choice but to award this brilliant book five stars! If you are a reader who is looking to get lost in a fascinating thriller adventure, then this book is definitely for you so please, do not miss out on the opportunity of reading this superb book!
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