This is McFee with a much more general appeal than the majority of his tales. Not a sea story in any sense. Mr. Spenlove has run through various McFee books as the philosophical merchant marine engineer officer. Now he has ""swallowed the another and retired to a farm on the Connecticut shore. Here romance catches up with him, the mature passion of his autumnal years, and he becomes involved in a tangled web of emotional conflicts. Our en shelf expert, E. S. McCawley writers:- ""This has all the earmarks of a best selling McFee with a much wider market -- should be popular rental book with both men and women.