Running After Maria by Eddie Gubbins.
A Tragic Romance Novel
James Ashleigh lives the perfect life. Plenty of money, plenty of women to make love to and plenty of drink. As a ships officer he sails the worlds oceans on oil tankers. Carefree is is not tied to one place.
He joins a small company whose ships sail from the British east coast to the Baltic Sea. In Helsinki he meets Maria and his life changes. Now he is not carefree but tied to one place and one woman.
This novel chats the progress of these changes, both good and bad. Through the twisting paths of James' life, we follow his joy and his despair. Is there a chance that he will be truly happy?
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