Sharks are attacking divers in the Florida Keys. Mike Scott barely survives the first incident. But it doesn’t make sense. These sharks are especially aggressive, attacking in groups and not retreating. It’s almost like someone is controlling them. The discovery that a narco sub full of drugs sank nearby may be the reason, but that doesn’t explain why all the activity is focused around the Christ of the Abyss statue in Key Largo. Is there something else going on? Is it the statue itself? Or is there a larger conspiracy? It’s up to Mike to unravel the mystery before anyone else gets hurt. Or killed. The 3rd Key: Sharks in the Water is the eighth story in the Mike Scott thriller series. Read a Preview now! Early Reviews for The 3rd Key: Sharks in the Water Scuba divers hate it when they read about a character donning their 'flippers', 'goggles' and 'oxygen tank'. And then diving in a way that cannot happen in real life. Eric Douglas has nicely balanced technically accurate…
You want to explore the ocean, alongside Mike Scott!
Rosemary E Lunn
Diving Journalist and Scuba Industry Fixer
This new Mike Scott Novel (The 3rd Key) is fantastic! I opened it to take a look it and the beginning GRABBED me and took me on a ride!
Mike Scott is the man! Eric Douglas continues to build on a character every adventurous soul wishes they could be…or befriend from a safe distance.
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The following is an excerpt from the Mike Scott thriller Heart of the Maya. ### This sacrifice would be different. The king said Red Bird was to drown in the Holy Cenote. Red Bird himself had offered his share of offerings into the Holy Cenote. He knew the process. Once all was prepared, the priests would […]
"Can you dive again after open-heart surgery? Author Eric Douglas tells the true story of his signs and symptoms of heart disease, and his road to recovery." I am working with Scuba Diving Magazine to produce an online series specific to heart disease and diving. We will release a new installment each month covering my recovery process. My goals are A) help others avoid coronary artery disease; B) help anyone facing coronary artery disease know what to expect; C) get myself back in diving … Read more
Memories of the Valley: FestivALL Oral Histories is a selection of personal stories captured during FestivALL 2015, 2016 and FestivALL Fall 2016. Eric Douglas recorded dozens of oral histories from Charleston and Kanawha Valley residents. FestivALL is city-wide and multi-arts and serves its mission through its 12-day June FestivALL, an October weekend FestivALL Fall and other programming … Read More