Cruising in the motor yacht, Reefer, toward a Mexican honeymoon, Matt and Tanya discover and rescue a wounded Cuban. The refugee is bloody and dehydrated, clinging to life and the broken mast of a shot-up catamaran. The voyage becomes ever more complex and treacherous as the newlyweds take the escaping Cuban to a doctor on Isla Mujeres. The Mexican island offers clandestine medical help for the Cuban and superb diving for the honeymooners, but is also the lair of a deadly Mexican gangster who clouds the sunny climate with danger and intrigue. Helping the Cuban in his quest for freedom catapults all into increasing dangers as they fight their way through: * Complex graft-riddled Caribbean port laws * Pitched battles against high-seas pirates * Rough seas, engine failure, Cuban gunboats * Degradation, cruelty and foulness of a Cuban prison. Can Matt Hunter prevail and save himself, his new bride and the brave Cuban refugee?On theopen seas pistols and rifles were veryaccepted and legal equipment on yachts. ... Many stories circulated on the web about owners whowere imprisoned and their boats impounded if the government inspectors found even asingle bullet.
|Author||:||J. C. Hager|
|Publisher||:||Greenstone Publishing - 2012-06-15|