Kevin English moved to Sanibel Island, Florida from the Washington, D. C. area starting a new life, leaving two failed marriages and a company he had founded. A lone companion, a sailboat bought new in Annapolis 15 years before…Sea Mistress, in need of repair; he wrestles with whether to sell or refurbish. A neighbor expressed interest in purchasing the boat and a week later is found dead, with crushed head, floating in the Intracoastal Waterway. An investigation opens the window into Southwest Florida´s drug trafficing, illegal immigrants and government corruption, where love and evil intertwine. All of these leave Kevin to question his sanity as he finds himself transported into a world where even the Sea Mistress seemingly comes to life with intentions of her own. REVIEWS: 1)"The book is great. What an ending!" Ron Stoll, St. Petersburg Yacht Club. 2)"Exciting boating life adventure! Couldn´t put the book down." Aggie Gomez, Commodore Cape Coral Sailing Club. 3)"A well-crafted suspenseful novel loaded with sailing, southwest Florida, drug smuggling"... Donald J. Poole, 5 Star Amazon Review. 4)"Interesting story. Very well written!" Dedicated California Mystery Novel Reader. 5)"A spine tingling mystery, with twists and turns you can´t imagine. I loved it!" Virgina Frazier, 5 Star Amazon Review. 6)"New, exciting mystery genre!" Ramona Ridgeway. 7)"The book takes no prisoners. Intrigue, action, sailing, sex, drugs and women competing with boats captures your imagination absorbing you into the story. Like to see it as a movie!" Walter Davis, Washington, D.C. 5 Star Amazon Review. 8)"It draws you into the story and won´t let you go. Very good. Waiting for the sequel!" Robert Bruce, mountains of PA 9)"The book is full of surprises; and, if you like dogs, boating and murder mysteries, you won´t sleep much until you finish it." Jim Smith, VA 10)"Enjoyable, unusual mystery. It makes you want to sail; but then again maybe not...scary. Awaiting the sequel." Jim Parker, FL 11)"I thought I could solve mysteries, but I was wrong! The story fooled me over and over. The ending I could´nt believe!!! Chuck King, FL
Kenneth A. Polcyn born Williamsport Pennsylvania, reared on a farm learning about life from parents and nature. Involved in sports from Little League Baseball to Football and Track. Graduated from South Williamsport Junior-Senior High School, Lycoming College, AB; Rollin College, MAT; and Florida State University, Ph.D. President, CEO Communications Technology Applications, Inc. Consultant to Federal Government and private industry working in Asia, Central-South America and Europe. Sailed the Chesapeake Bay, Gulf of Mexico from Tampa to Key West, points in between. Published three business books, 77 magazine articles, plus provided 56 invited conferences presentations. This is his first novel!