Surprise Sailaway tells the story of two sisters who embark on a short cruise following the sudden and tragic death of their parents. Sarah and Hannah find themselves living the high life on the high seas where the eldest finds possible romance and the youngest a potential career. Life on board is relaxed and stress-free for them both, a million miles away from the memories they have back home of their parents. Follow their adventures on board as they visit Amsterdam and Hannah has the chance to see Paris. A twist at the end is a direct result from the parent’s death and an event that will change both sister’s lives forever.
The book takes inspiration from cruises the author and his wife have embarked on since their honeymoon 10 years ago and will be of interest to those who have cruised before, who are contemplating a cruise and/or who are just looking for a light read. At just under 100 pages long, it can be read in a few hours. With the majority of characters female, the book will appeal to a female audience of all ages. The youngest character is 16 with the eldest in retirement.