Dini Duclos Plumbs the Depth of Imagination in New Novel

Scuba diving adventures are given a science fiction twist in ‘Danger from Fifty Feet Below’.

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A diving trip in Hawaii leads a woman to make an intriguing discovery that sends her and a friend on a life-and-death adventure in Dini Duclos’ new novel, "Danger from Fifty Feet Below".

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014

A diving trip in Hawaii leads a woman to make an intriguing discovery that sends her and a friend on a life-and-death adventure in Dini Duclos’ new novel, “Danger from Fifty Feet Below” (published by Archway Publishing).

While scuba diving off the coast of Hawaii, Gina comes across what appears to be a little rock, but in fact is much more than that. She begins to refer to the object as her “little friend” because of the unique qualities it possesses and keeps it with her at all times.

When a big pharmaceutical company becomes interested in the rock, the lives of Gina and Carol, her diving partner and roommate, are turned upside down. The story follows them on a series of exhilarating adventures, taking readers to the Caribbean Islands of Grand Cayman, Bonaire and Cozumel, both underwater and above ground, before returning to Hawaii.

An excerpt from “Danger from Fifty Feet Below”:

“I took a moment to catch my breath and reflect how it all had started. It didn’t seem possible that a simple dive trip could end up with us running for our lives. I thought about how my relatively calm life had been changed by the fact that I learned to scuba dive and had come to love diving. I had no idea this was going to happen to me in my lifetime.”

“Danger from Fifty Feet Below”
By Dini Duclos
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 218 pages | ISBN 9781480804043
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 218 pages | ISBN 9781480804067
E-Book | ISBN 9781480804050
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Dini Duclos holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Connecticut and worked for 18 years as the chief executive officer of the Multi-Service Center, a local nonprofit headquartered in Federal Way, Wash. She is a master scuba diver, the highest non-professional PADI skill level. Her writing is inspired by her years of diving and experiencing the secret beauty of the underwater world. Now retired, she lives in Federal Way, where she serves on the city council.

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