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The sea off the west coast of Scotland is a dangerous place...

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Part Number: FIC2011

Scale / Size: No

ISBN / MPN: 9780992768843

Publisher: New Hat

Author: Sam Llewellyn

Edition: 2018

Format: Paperback

'For excitement, elegance and sheer virtuosity, Llewellyn's books sail rings round the competition' Literary Review

The sea off the west coast of Scotland is a dangerous place...

Gavin Chance is an ex-policeman, Olympic sailor and unsuccessful yacht broker. Now he is skippering an oligarch's superyacht, and the oligarch wants to send him on a seaborne tour of Scottish distilleries. Gavin once had a difficult relationship with whisky. Now, difficult looks like turning into lethal....

About the Author

Sam Llewellyn - One of Britain's Great Storytellers.

Sam Llewellyn was born on Tresco, Isles of Scilly, thirty miles west of Land’s End, Britain’s southwesternmost point. He was brought up between the coast road and the sea in North Norfolk.

He is married to the prizewinning Canadian children’s author Karen Wallace. They  live in a medieval farmhouse in Herefordshire, England’s wildest and most beautiful county. He owns an electric bike, a fifty-year-old guitar, and several boats, in which he spends months every year sailing in the North Atlantic. He believes that telling stories is the summit of human achievement, and that the existence of humanity on Earth is a story, and that the story deserves a happy ending.

Since 2010 he has been the Editor of the Marine Quarterly, a journal of the sea. The object of the MQ is to print stories and articles about the sea as it is seen from the sea, and the parts of the land visible from the sea.

He writes a novel most years. He also writes for the Daily Telegraph, is a columnist for Practical Boat Owner, Classic Boat, Hortus and Broad Sheep magazines and the RYA website, and is a sought-after public speaker.