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Falling off the Wind Download ✓ 104 ☆ Clement Scheutz his schooner smashed on the rocks of Puerto Rico by a hurricane is accused of killing a local islander The woman he loves has deserted him and he is without money While putting the boat back together he helps rebuild a local restaurant and finds new love with the owner Few authors can coClement Scheutz his schooner smashed on the rocks of Puerto Rico by a hurricane is accused of killing a local islander The woman he loves has deserted him and he is without money While putting the boat back together. Life without goals becomes meaningless FormatPaperbackAt 50 Clement Scheutz has been there done that He's raised two now successful sons been married and divorced and spent the last seven years wandering the Caribbean with his luscious much younger girlfriend SamanthaYou'd think the carefree life would be everything a man like Clem could want but after all this time he's having second thoughts There are storm clouds on the horizon He and Samantha aren't getting along that well and he's beginning to uestion the validity of the life he's chosen He feels empty homeless and all sense of meaning seems to have evaporated from his existenceCulebra a small island off the coast of Puerto Rico is well known as a sheltered hurricane hole but that's not why Clem and Samantha have brought Panacea their 65 foot wooden schooner there They've come because they need to nurse their meager supply of cashMake them flat brokeClement visits El Tapon a small restaurant run by Migdala thirty something granddaughter of the owner He's seen her before even danced with her during a party five years earlier There's something in her face when she looks at him Later she makes him an offer; in return for his help in the kitchen he can have the leftover food at the end of each daySoon after Samantha announces she's leaving Just in time too because there's a real storm coming Hurricane Hugo strikes Culebra with 150 knot winds devastating the village and driving ashore most of the boats hunkered down in the harbor including PanaceaThe wind also lifts El Tapon's roof and carries it away The place is all but destroyed And when Migdala hires Clement to help rebuild he discovers that termites have eaten the wood framework from the inside out The structure will need to be completely rebuiltThis and the drive to restore his broken boat serve as metaphors for Clement's need to rethink his life and as the construction proceeds and his feelings for Migdala deepen he endures as does the reader several bouts of deep self examinationFalling off the Wind is printed on bright white stock and the ink used to produce the text is overly shiny When reading at night it was neccesary to continuosly adjust the angle of the page in order to keep the glittering ink from interfering In addition to this minor annoyance the formatting is less than professional rather than Chapter One being on page 1 the dedication is numbered page 4 and the story actually opens on page 7As a long time sailor I enjoyed the sailing scenes and found them accurate in every respect More than that in the denouement after all the agonizing as Clement over and over examines himself the way he mans up to his final decision will reward loyal readers and become a big part of the pleasure that is Falling off the WindThis is a cerebral read well crafted and enjoyable Recommended if you're the kind of reader who can overlook a few gremlins in the text

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He helps rebuild a local restaurant and finds new love with the owner Few authors can combine both compelling characters and gripping plot Meibers does so here his richly drawn Clem character is both introspective an. Carefree Clement Scheutz and his girlfriend Samantha love to roam the Caribbean wherever their schooner will take them But they are out of money and head to Culebra an island with little tourist and easy living Clement is offered a shipping job to taking a load of cargo to Cuba Needing funds Clement ignores his better judgment and decides to take on the job But Migdala owner of a local island restaurant warns Clement not to take the job that he will be asked to bring something back in return Still with his need for money Clement is soon off on the uest and finds himself dealing with the Cuban coastal Patrol who in return gives Samantha a packet to return But things get haywire during the transaction between Scheutz and a man named Harding who has a confrontation which leads to unspoken threats But making Harding an enemy might prove a problem in the near future As Samantha leaves Culebra to return home Scheutz finds himself spending time with Migdala working at her restaurant and helping the woman with issues regarding her daughter But when a hurricane makes its debut murder is added to the mix and things only get worseFalling off the Wind by author Richard Meibers is a mystery with a bit of romance Life on the sea is explored in beautiful detail along with island life Clement Scheutz is a great character with a humble edge that makes him likable and easily relatable I really enjoyed this notable tale Meibers has a natural gift of storytelling that will surely set him up with a fan base

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Falling off the WindD swashbuckling both poet and pirate David Brody A modern version of a Joseph Conrad adventure Meibers has created an engaging tale of life on a Caribbean island where his challenges reflect our own Dwight Harshbarge. FALLING OFF THE WIND by Richard Meibers is an interesting contemporary romance With compelling charactersa gripping plot and a seafaring adventure you can not go wrong with this title If you enjoy a mix of sailingmurderhurricanes in your romance than Falling Off The Wind is the title Follow Clement Scheutz on a journey with his schoonerwhich is smashed on rocks in Puerto Rico while he finds healingand love again An adventure of life on a Caribbean Islandand its challenges Received for an honest review from the publisher and The Cadence GroupRATING 4HEAT RATING SWEETREVIEWED BY AprilR My Book Addiction and MoreMy Book Addiction Reviews