The Doyle Adventures

The Beginning
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  • Published: March 2008
  • Format: Perfect Bound Softcover(B/W)
  • Pages: 188
  • Size: 5x8
  • ISBN: 9781434364494

“Shark … Shark astern” came the cry from Lammy.  As one, Seven men leapt out of the racks and into the boat, the eighth man (Sam) had hooked his cumbersome wet-weather gear, on a piece of torn wire and was struggling to get free, the hungry shark drove menacingly alongside the Boat through the racks.  Just as the shark arrived close to Sam, Scales grabbed hold of his collar and with a savage jerk, lifted him from the rack, in the process tearing a great hole in the waders, neatly matching the slice in Sam’s’ Leg caused by the wayward wire on the rack.  The shark cruised by oblivious to everything and continued on its way...........


Life on a Fishing trawler working the great Australian Bight has it's ups and downs, Bad weather, crusty old fishermen, poaching, you name it the pittfalls are many. Steve Doyle has been a fisherman, taught by his father, for many years, but times are changing, new regulations to the industry are threatening his livelyhood and that of his loyal crew. Join Steve and his band of tough seadogs, as they take on the might of the Southern Ocean, unscrupulous fishing pirates, smugglers, the magnificent Australian outback and the rich Tuna fishing grounds south of Australia.

From the hard grind as a fisherman, and then onto an interesting diversion into life as a Hotelier, take a journey through his world, his friends, his sworn enemies and the many challenges that lie ahead in the ever changing life of 'Big Steve Doyle'.

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