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Beneath A Sunless Sea

Last updated - November 1, 1998
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Title: Down to a Sunless Sea, A Tiller Galloway Underwater Thriller.
Author: David Poyer
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Cost: Canada $7.99
US $5.99

I had a friend at work hand me a novel the other day and ask me this question "Is what they say in this book about diving technically correct?" Being the curious person that I am, it took me all of about two seconds to decide to read this book. Let me tell you a bit about my reading first. I hate suspense thrillers, Especially ones about the underwater world. I find that most writers do not really do a lot of research into what it is all about, let alone something as in depth as cave diving. So you can imagine my surprise when as I am reading this book, one I like it, two it is very correct. What impressed me most about this book was its attention to detail, right down to what the actual caves look like inside. When he was writing about Peacock Springs State Park he mentioned the unmanned pay booth out front, and went into great detail when it came down to entrance to the cave, as well as the cave itself.
The short synopsis of the book:
A man dies in a cave for an unknown reason. The wife calls an old navy seals buddy, Tiller Galloway to come down and run, then sell his diving operation. Not being Cave certified, he questions what he is doing there, but dives anyway. Tiller Galloway, finds a few misleading things about his old army friend, and questions his death. That is all I will tell you, but I will say this, David Poyer has written many books on underwater adventures. I am just about to start another one "Hatteras Blue" and I am looking forward to reading this one as much as I enjoyed reading Down to a Sunless Sea. Technically, correct in every way, well worth the read.

Other Tiller Galloway Novels
Down to a Sunless Sea
Louisiana Blue
Bahamas Blue
Hatteras Blue

 
 
 
   

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