High Seas Adventure Meets a High-Tech Quest for Pirate Gold West
Indies, 18th century Young Ted Bascombe is rescued by notorious pirate
Captain Henry Thatch, finding himself caught up in a world of crime,
adventure, and a daily fight for freedom…. Key West, 21st century
Marine archaeologist Greg Rhode embarks on a treasure-hunting
expedition in the turquoise waters of the Florida Keys, but he's as
beguiled by a beautiful diver with different-colored eyes as by the
lure of pirate gold…The Hunt Is On! Interweaving these two stories,
pro deep-sea diver Tom Morrisey spins a multilayered tale of two young
men's quests to escape their past by losing themselves to adventure on
the high seas. Romantic and thrilling, this unique novel explores the
timeless truth that "where your treasure is, there your heart will be
Tom Morrisey is a mountaineer, aviator, shipwreck diver, and explorer,
who holds a Full Cave certification from the National Speleological
Society – Cave Diving Section.
He has launched, edited or
contributed to numerous national publications and is an award-winning
adventure-travel writer. A popular speaker, he is also active in both
evangelism and the arts. Morrisey earned an MFA in creative writing
from Bowling Green State University, and his fiction has been featured
in numerous anthologies and magazines.
His first novel,
Yucatan Deep (Zondervan, 2002) was a finalist for the Christy award,
and he is the author of six novels, including Wind River and In High Places.
In addition Tom has also written two nonfiction books: 20 American
Peaks & Crags (Contemporary Books, 1978) and Wild by Nature (Baker
Books, 2001). He and his family live in Orlando, Florida.