Mine

Mine

“Taking in the mesmerising vision before me, I raised my arms towards the ocean like an idiot king acknowledging his subjects. My own surfing realm. Every single wave that broke on this reef was mine.”

Twenty-six-year-old Jimmy Brennan’s life has taken a turn for the worse, and he’s desperate to numb the pain. When his mother passes away and his girlfriend betrays him, it’s the final straw; he boards a plane bound for Bali.

But Jimmy’s demons chase him. Sickened by the tourists and the crowded surf spots, he escapes north up the archipelago, driven by a desire for solitude and possessed by a reckless, self-destructive urge.

When he’s offered the opportunity to visit and surf the forbidden island of North Sentinel, home of a forgotten tribe who have violently rejected outside contact for centuries, Jimmy takes it.

He finds his perfect wave, but it’s a decision that will have deadly consequences.

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"Fast-paced and utterly immersive."  - Eileen Merriman, best-selling author of Violet Black and The Silence of Snow

"Lovers of the water will lap up MINE!"  - Louise Ward, Wardini Books

"A future classic" - Justin Moor

"Dark escapism from our toxic matrix" - Andrew Briggs

"Readers of Tim Winton and Evie Wyld will find a direct descendant in James Russell" - Robin Taylor

"Gripping" - Shayne William

"Intense" - Marco Milardi

"Visceral" - Caleb Clarke

“Taking in the mesmerising vision before me, I raised my arms towards the ocean like an idiot king acknowledging his subjects. My own surfing realm. Every single wave that broke on this reef was mine.”

Twenty-six-year-old Jimmy Brennan’s life has taken a turn for the worse, and he’s desperate to numb the pain. When his mother passes away and his girlfriend betrays him, it’s the final straw; he boards a plane bound for Bali.

But Jimmy’s demons chase him. Sickened by the tourists and the crowded surf spots, he escapes north up the archipelago, driven by a desire for solitude and possessed by a reckless, self-destructive urge.

When he’s offered the opportunity to visit and surf the forbidden island of North Sentinel, home of a forgotten tribe who have violently rejected outside contact for centuries, Jimmy takes it.

He finds his perfect wave, but it’s a decision that will have deadly consequences.

Mine is author James Russell's first novel for adults. 

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