“Beyond the surf” is the perfect literary companion to any kitesurfing holiday.
It was written by Henry Neild and has all the elements of a great read from intrigue, deceit, political unrest and of course kitesurfing, there is something for everyone in here to keep you hooked.
A young woman’s dream. A mercenary tycoon seizing the opportunity. Islands ripe with potential. …. All in the throes of coming of age through political unrest in a corrupt country….
“Twenty-three year old Kayte jets off to an exotic island for a once in a lifetime opportunity -to break the kitesurfing world record- only to be drawn into the murky world of a mercenary tycoon, in this hugely entertaining coming of age novel.
Kayte King lives to kitesurf. She’s financially broke in her windless hometown, her spirits sink to all new levels. Then an all-expenses paid invite to The Martinez Islands presents itself, plonking on the doorstep. Kayte’s been invited to promote tourism with the potential to break her tenuous kiting world record — a once in lifetime opportunity — Kayte grabs it.
Accompanied by her boyfriend, Steve, she travels to the islands with high hopes and expectations. They link up with their American counterparts and form the kitesurfing group that will attract tourism the islands desperately need.
Mercenary leader, Roger MacGill, brought in to eliminate anarchy, is tasked with the formation and training of a local police force. Stability temporarily subdued, MacGill has capitalised on the island’s beauty and invests in its modernisation. But, MacGill is now dangerously low on funds and desperate to see returns on his investment.
The kitesurfing contingency’s arrival rocks local interest. Fascinated by the kites, yet wary of foreigners, their apprehension bubbles to the surface. Storm clouds gather. The political unrest that follows, threatens to shatter all their dreams …
....to discover answers read “Beyond the Surf”!!!!
I had the chance to preview a copy from the author and I can’t wait to find some time to get to the end and find out what happens next!!!!