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Bold Sea Stories
Bold Sea Stories

Bold Sea Stories

21 inspiring adventures

Bold Sea Stories Series


240 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB

Trade Paper, $14.99 (CA $19.99) (US $14.99)

Publication Date: April 2020

ISBN 9781892147356

Rights: WOR

Marlor Press, Inc. (Apr 2020)
Marlor Press


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Come aboard for adventure and inspiration

 Who doesn't love a good sea story? Award-winning newspaperman Marlin Bree crafts his true tales about the legends and the lore of the world's wickedest waters, from the North Atlantic to the South Pacific, as well as upon (and in the dark depths) of the world's biggest inland ocean, Lake Superior. Here are 21 rousing stories of notorious storms, shipwrecks and courageous crews fighting incredible challenges -- and usually winning. This is nonfiction at its award-winning best: full-bodied tales crafted with a quick pace, a bold narrative, and an inspiring conclusion, as well as, now and then, no dry eyes. All stories are true, with real people, real boats, real events. They resonate in your heart.


"...from the North Atlantic to the South Pacific, as well as upon (and in the dark depths) of the world's biggest inland ocean, Lake Superior, the book shares 21 true-life tales of storms, shipwrecks and doomed crews fighting incredible challenges...." —Duluth News Tribune

"....tales of great adventure have been packaged into Bold Sea Stories. He has a knack for writing about the legends and lore of the world's wildest waters." —Boating Writers International

"Marlin's curiosity draws him into situations with people and ships few have experienced. You know you are fortunate to witness moments in time that cannot come again." —Claire Wyngaard

"You can feel the cold, sense the shape of the waves, and see the texture of the wood. Marlin has a pictorially vivid writing style. He speaks directly to you. You are there." —David Turley

"Wicked Waters. New from nautical author Marlin Bree is Bold Sea Stories, which contains 21 true-life accounts of storms, shipwrecks and other high-seas adventures from waters around the globe. The stories provide an adrenaline surge while being an inspirational look into human nature when the chips are down. Whether it's facing a storm on open Lake Superior, crossing the Pacific Ocean in a 10-foot homemade boat, or surviving 100-knot winds in a small sailboat, Bree presents the stories in a way that is easy to understand for readers with varying levels of nautical know-how." —Soundings

"The dangerous, fascinating world of long distance, single handed yacht racing is full of remarkable characters and daring feats, making it an especially intriguing setting for a high-seas whodunit. Marlin Bree knows this area well, and his well-crafted tale of mystery and adventure makes for gripping reading."—Herb McCormick, Cruising World, about Dead on the Wind

"Brave and true. Award-winning journalist Marlin Bree brings a mariner's insight to 21 stories that will keep you turning pages. The stories are written in Bree's style, which means you can't put down the story until it's finished. All...capture the drama and inspiration of dealing with challenges on the water. Each of these excellent stories can be read in under an hour." —Dave Osmolski, The Ensign

"It is a fascinating read, well-researched and written with gripping true stories....You think you have read about the worst storm until you come to the next story." —Katherine Stone, Canadian Yachting

Author Biography

Marlin Bree is the author of numerous maritime books including, Bold Sea Stories, Wake of the Green Storm, In the Teeth of the Northeaster, Broken Seas, Call of the North Wind. Dead on the Wind, and, with Gerry Spiess, the national best-seller, Alone Against the Atlantic