Ancient Mariners
Ancient Mariners: A coming of age tale
Ancient Mariners
If Death sets you on a journey, what can you do but follow it's lead?Two people, vastly different but with a common thread binding them together, set off on a voyage of discovery and adventure…After 14-year-old Beth Portman’s parents are killed in a suspicious fire, she finds herself cast adrift in more ways than one. For Beth, there was no use in looking back. There was no family or friends to wave goodbye to.Teaming up with her old sailing mentor and ex-Navy Seal, Silas Tuft, who is himself grieving for a lost family, they sail the seas of the South Pacific, seeking a way to endure their respective pain. But Death hasn’t finished with either her or Silas and he sets them on a journey they are unable to refuse. Encountering her old friend Judy, who is escaping from her vile and abusive father, Beth and Silas finally understand what Death wants from them as the parallel tracks of their lives are guided towards one small act of revenge, atonement, justice or murder that will set them free of their guilt and grief.Is Beth Portman the next Lisbeth Salander, Katniss Everdeen, or Vanessa Michael Munroe?

Book Details


  • Adventure
  • Paranormal

Age Level: 

  • Mature Young Adult
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This book, about a girl whose parents die, is full of unexpected twists and turns, with secrets revealed around every corner. At first, their deaths look like just an unfortunate accident, but after a long period of time, the truth is revealed. After tragedy, Beth decides to travel the world while working up the courage to confront what actually happened to her parents.

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