Nathaniel Bowditch Goodale comes from a deep seafaring heritage. He is licensed to captain a 100-ton vessel, pilot a single engine float plane in instrument conditions, and drive a big rig on the Interstate Highway System. He was a 40 year resident of Waldo County, Maine, where this story is set. He now resides in Cuenca, Ecuador, where he is writing his third novel. He is married and has four children. For more information, you are invited to visit him at www.natgoodale.com.