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New book – Family Sailaway by Derek Curzon out 10th March 2017

Congratulations to Derek Curzon, who last night pre-launched his book at the AuthorCraft event at the Institute of Directors, London live via Skype from his home in Preston, Lancashire!Publisher Chris with Derek on-screen

Family Sailaway is the second in the Sailaway Trilogy and starts six months after the original book, Surprise Sailaway.

Sarah and Pauls relationship is blossoming. Sarah receives a flyer from CZN cruises, so when they visit her aunt and uncle at Christmas, a weeks cruise is discussed, planned and booked. This time the ship is bigger, the cruise longer and with a hurricane brewing close by, there could be rough seas ahead. Sarahs cousin Megan is also on board and as a young and single female, who knows what she’ll get up to!

With other families trying to enjoy themselves on board and interacting with Sarah and co, what kind of cruise will they have? And what is going on with a fellow passenger that Megan has befriended and Sarah seems to know who is behaving rather strangely?

Derek’s book is published on 10th March 2017. Family Sailaway is 198 pages long and costs £9.99. It is available to buy from Amazon, all good book shops, and the Filament bookshop. It is also available to pre-order on Kindle.

Derek’s website is: www.sailaway.voyage where you can also catch his Nautical Nights blog.

Derek Curzon first book Surprise Sailaway was released in 2015, the first in a planner trilogy, the Sailaway Trilogy.

Born and raised in Dundee, Scotland, he studied accountancy before joining RBS in 1989. He has worked in accountancy, financial services and customer services.

Derek’s first cruise was his honeymoon in 2005. After his fifth cruise in 2013, he decided to write about his experiences. This soon expanded to include characters, plots and his first book.

In 2012, he came second in a competition run by P&O to describe cruise experiences. He has written an article about cruising published in 50 Plus Magazine. He writes a weekly, fictional cruise blog, Nautical Nights, which takes a humorous look at life aboard a cruise ship and the activities of the crew and passengers. Extracts can be found at the back of the book.