Bert Oldenhuis weaves tale of hilarity, hijinks on high seas

New novel ‘A Doghouse Tale’ follows shipmates sailing rusty freighter in late 1960s

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RIJSWIJK, Netherlands (PRWEB) September 02, 2014

Author Bert Oldenhuis tells the tale of a motley crew of shipmates on an international adventure in his entertaining new novel, “A Doghouse Tale” (published by AuthorHouse UK).

Set in the late 1960s, “A Doghouse Tale” follows two young American men, Case and Brian, on the adventure of a lifetime. When they board a rusty old freighter named the S.S. Flower Power, they think the ship will make its way to India without incident.

Unknown to Case and Brian, a container with mysterious contents is buried underneath the 10,000 tons of chemical fertilizer the S.S. Flower Power is carrying. Before they know it, the two friends become involved in stealing the contents of the container and delivering it to its rightful owner.

With vivid descriptions of conditions aboard the ship and a colorful cast of multicultural crew members, “A Doghouse Tale” tells a fast-paced, memorable story filled with humor and intrigue.

A Doghouse Tale
By Bert Oldenhuis
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 578 pages | ISBN 9781496978530
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 578 pages | ISBN 9781496978547
E-Book | ISBN 9781496978554
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Bert Oldenhuis was born in the Netherlands and immigrated with his family to the U.S., where his teenage years were spent in Elmira, New York. He graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point and sailed on U.S. merchant vessels for four years before finding employment ashore. He was dispatched to the Netherlands to work as a sales support manager at his employer’s headquarters and met and married his wife there. He has three children and currently lives in a suburb of The Hague, Netherlands.

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