When a man who is content with living his life on the high seas receives an e-mail from an old flame, his journey takes an unexpected turn. In this intriguing tale set on the high seas, two former lovers take an unforgettable adventure together as both face the difficult decision whether to sacrifice independence for love.
Sailing through the waters of eternal spring couldn’t be more enchanting this second time around. In Life at Ten Degrees Otto Nieks journeys to the heart of all things seaworthy – the weather eye of life has rediscovered the best times in a life devoted to the moods and quirks of the grand fickle mistress beloved by all sailors. The journey they all take becomes both an exercise in excitement and the meditative ambience that is unique to a life at sea. The easy-going cameraderie makes the book a fun experience even as the bonds built along the way touches the hearts of its readers.
Excerpt from the Book
Waking up in a still and tranquil harbor, I stretch in my bunk and slowly start to move about to start my day. What kind of day it is to be is still unknown even to me. With nowhere to go and a lifetime to get there, I usually let the weather dictate my options. More to the point, the weather, my current location and whether or not I have a cabin mate at the time dictates my options....READ MORE