Southampton, UK - 29th June 2011 - wavecrest UK today announces the publication of the thriller 'Gate of
Tears' by James Marinero.
From milkman to author, Southampton to Russia, James Marinero has great stories to tell.
Born in South Wales he has lived in Hampshire for 12 years. He was a milkman for many years, but with a degree in
Physics, and a master’s degree in Oceanography. He opened one of the UK's very first retail computer stores in1982,
and moved into IT full-time.
He gained an MBA, then, as an IT project manager, he worked in many industries and many countries - in Moscow and
other cities on a project involving the auction/privatisation of Russian industry, in Kazakhstan, the Middle East,
Scandinavia, Europe and the US.
Along the way he has also been a maths lecturer, and now tutors MBA students as well as writing novels.
The sea has been in his blood since he was nine years old, and he has now achieved a lifetime ambition to live on
his boat and write novels. He sails his boat regularly from Lymington to Spain, Portugal and beyond, and has
ventured as far as Brazil. Currently, he is in the Mediterranean completing research for his next novel.
His background and experience equip him well to write techno-thrillers with a maritime theme, and his debut novel
“Gate of Tears” has just been published. Bang up to the minute, reflecting changes in Britain’s defence strategy,
regime change in North Africa and the Middle East, and the rapidly increasing influence of China - its industry,
naval power and intelligence gathering - his novel projects naval and aerial technology, and developments in
genetics, into the next decade, with a plot to destabilise the international gold market at its core. Although not
a Yemen book per se, much of the action is set in modern Sana'a and Aden.
wavecrest UK is a micro publisher, specialising in Print on Demand ("POD") and the Kindle platform. We 'take the
tech out of publishing' for authors who want to write and not get bogged down in the technology of modern instant
Phil Marks, Editor, +44(0)77960 90422