‘Drifters: Tales of the Southern Cross’ by Tory Gates

Life is not easy for 16-year-old Kahori Aizawa, and her siblings. Adverse circumstances have found Kahori, her older brother Kenta and little sister Kiku living in a hardscrabble home in a fishing village on the Japanese coast.

Kahori is struggling with being the plain middle child, sandwiched by a dashing, talented brother and smart sister. She’s also dealing with issues from her past, and an absent father.

The only saving grace is the Drifter’s Club, which Kahori leads and includes Kiku’s BFF Mariko, and Kahori’s one close friend, the bookish, withdrawn Yoko. When Zhac, an expat sailor and his androgynous partner Ariel offer them a chance to sail for the summer on their boat the “Southern Cross,” they jump at the chance, and into a whole new world.

The Drifters travel through time, battle Conquistadors and modern-day pirates, discover a shipwreck lost to history, and battle for their lives around the treacherous Cape Horn. Along the way, each member of the club realizes what it means to come together as a team. Kahori, especially realizes she must come to terms with her past.

Through adventure and danger, the Drifters discover that the problems they left at home are nothing compared to what they must do to survive. Life’s adventure is just beginning…

Vote for this Book Idea

  • *One Vote per person - duplicate and suspect votes will be deleted
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Voting Status

Countdown to 2,000

1962

votes remaining

  • 50 votes – Production self-help guide
  • 150 votes – Platform self-help guide
  • 300 votes – Promotion self-help guide
  • 500 votes – Author Assessment
  • 700 votes – Social Media Strategy
  • 900 votes – Writing Assessment
  • 1,100 votes – Guest Blog Spot
  • 1,300 votes – Free PR Consultation
  • 1,500 votes – Fan Club Email Blast
  • 1,750 votes – Manuscript Assessment
  • 2,000 votes – Publishing Contract Offer
  • 4,000 votes – Galley Version
  • 5,000 votes – Publication

 

MENU

Something or Other Publishing, LLC