D.R. VerValin’s New Novel Blends Love, War, Travel

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‘Voyager’ details globe-trotting trip by sea, unexpected effects of war on young sailor.

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Following your dreams may lead you to circumstances and events that have unforeseen impacts on your live.

In author D.R. VerValin’s new historical novel “Voyager” (published by AuthorHouse), a young Hawaiian man attempts to sail around the world before getting caught up in the combat of World War II.

This coming-of-age story follows the life of Bane Skiles, whose journey around the world is interrupted by the events of WWII.

Bane rescues April Downs an Austrian pilot who soon becomes a love interest, and is befriended by Capt. Mansour of the 10th PT Boat Squadron who mentors Bane as a shipmate and comrade.

Follow Bane in his epic voyage as he discovers the meanings behind his reoccurring visions of a mysterious book, gold and an ancient religious artifact.

“Following your dreams may lead you to circumstances and events that have unforeseen impacts on your live.” VerValin says.

By D.R. VerValin
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 812 pages | ISBN 9781491848593
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 812 pages | ISBN 9781491848616
E-Book | 812 pages | ISBN 9781491848609
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
D.R. VerValin attended Elmhurst High School in Fort Wayne, Ind., and graduated from Purdue University in 1972. After a tour of duty in Vietnam from 1967 to 1969, VerValin continued his military career in the Indiana Air National Guard, retiring at the rank of major. In his civilian life, VerValin was a construction project engineer until his retirement from the trade in 2013. He currently lives in North Aurora, Ill., with his wife, Judy.

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is a leading provider of book publishing, marketing, and bookselling services for authors around the globe and offers the industry’s only suite of Hollywood book-to-film services. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service, AuthorHouse assigns each author personal publishing and marketing consultants who provide guidance throughout the process. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, AuthorHouse celebrated 15 years of service to authors in Sept. 2011.For more information or to publish a book visit authorhouse.com or call 1-888-519-5121. For the latest, follow @authorhouse on Twitter.

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