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  1. Joyce Joyce says:

    By J A Norman Birmingham, AL See all my reviews REAL NAME If you happen to read while standing up, sit down If you read while sitting down, find something and hang on David A Ross s novel, Calico Pennants starts out setting you up for a nice, relaxing read about a man named Julian who takes a vacation to Hawaii Next, he buys a big boat and nextwell, if you think this reviewer is going to tell you any about the plot, click the Delete button David A Ross is definitely not new By J A Norman Birmingham, AL See all my reviews REAL NAME If you happen to read while standing up, sit down If you read while sitting down, find something and hang on David A Ross s novel, Calico Pennants starts out setting you up for a nice, relaxing read about a man named Julian who takes a vacation to Hawaii Next, he buys a big boat and nextwell, if you think this reviewer is going to tell you any about the plot, click the Delete button David A Ross is definitely not new to writing This author has been around the literary block a time or two and knows how to write a page turner When I began the read, I thought I would make it to the end of Part I and come back to it later Well, it s much, much later and I couldn t stop until the last period appeared at the end of the last sentence Several times I thought I had things figured out More than several times I realized I did not Books that pick you up and have the power to carry you on adventures is my kind of book Calico Pennants is my kind of book A novice sailor with a new boat on his hands takes a weekend trip to get the hang of being a ship s captain He loses his anchor well, the boat does , the engine won t start and he drifts from Hawaii far out into the South Pacific Ocean He loses track of time, loses consciousness and winds up with the boat s hull jammed deeply in the sandy beach of a small island very far from Hawaii Meanwhile, years and years before in a flashback, Amelia Earhart is making her attempt at circling the globe and her plane goes down inyes, somewhere in the South Pacific Oceanyet, when Julian finally awakes and realizes he is shipwrecked, he is aware of a plane s sputtering, gasping for gas sound above him He follows the sound to where he assumes the crash to be and finds nothing Time zones are in conflict here but you must keep reading for it only gets better and you ll have to decide how Earhart influences Julian Strange Read on David A Ross describes the surroundings on this tiny atoll vividly and precisely and you can almost hear the coconuts hitting the sand and the Trade Winds blowing through the palm fronds It s interesting what this author does with the different way things look in varying lighting The comic relief is wondrously carried out by a very talented, verbal parrot He and Julian have made this trip together and toward the end of the book they both share something that draws them very close together The bird takes on human traits and becomes one of the strong characters in the book You must read this novel if you want something different from the norm It s about taking risks, about what it would be like to live in Paradise It s about finding out who you are and it s most of all, about time, the real main character in this riveting novel I gave this novel 5 stars for brilliant writing and creativity at its best Novelist Joyce Norman


  2. Dee Dee says:

    Grade B Pages Approx 275 ebook ARC from Publisher In this award winning novel, a weekend sailor shipwrecked in the South Seas eventually discovers the island s only other human inhabitant a woman who bears an uncanny resemblance to 1930s lost flying ace Amelia Earhart.Summary The scenes shift between a newly minted sailor in Hawaii and the famous Amelia Earhart s cross pacific journey for the first half of the book After closely following her adventure across south east Asia, Britain and ot Grade B Pages Approx 275 ebook ARC from Publisher In this award winning novel, a weekend sailor shipwrecked in the South Seas eventually discovers the island s only other human inhabitant a woman who bears an uncanny resemblance to 1930s lost flying ace Amelia Earhart.Summary The scenes shift between a newly minted sailor in Hawaii and the famous Amelia Earhart s cross pacific journey for the first half of the book After closely following her adventure across south east Asia, Britain and other islands, she crash lands onto a strange island in the middle of the ocean Julian and Amelia meet here, across time and space, facilitated by a kooky and talkative parrot.Overall The primary driver of the tale is the well scripted characterization the action is fairly slow to start off It does pick up as you keep reading, and draws one into a beautifully described sybaritic island world The run to the ending is strong and pretty fantastic Plus The scenes are very authentic in their emotions and reactions I loved some of the lines in the book I ve quoted one of many I liked at the end of the post The entire last around the world trip Amelia makes is stunningly researched, authentic and gripping I would almost skim over the Julian bits to get back to her flight The island scenes between the survivors are completely plausible, and the unveiling of the island s strangeness is a lot of fun to read Minus Initially, I didn t take to Julian s character he didn t seem very much of a strong protagonist to me However, the interaction between Amie and Julian is real and key to the rest of the book.I would recommend it to Alternate history buffs, Purdue graduates Amelia and Purdue university had lots of ties trivia Purdue also was the first university to get an airport My fav LinePerhaps there are no accidents , Amie speculated What if events and situations manifest out of our deepest feelings and desires


  3. Candy Candy says:

    I looked at the cover to this book and then read the description and then put it away I recently pulled it back out and decided to give it a go Honestly I thought I d get through the first chapter or two and toss it Man, I read it nearly one sitting This was absolutely fabulous It sof a historical fiction, but there are two parallel stories going and they meet I can t saywithout giving it away, but I hope the author will rewrite the description as it doesn t do it justice at I looked at the cover to this book and then read the description and then put it away I recently pulled it back out and decided to give it a go Honestly I thought I d get through the first chapter or two and toss it Man, I read it nearly one sitting This was absolutely fabulous It sof a historical fiction, but there are two parallel stories going and they meet I can t saywithout giving it away, but I hope the author will rewrite the description as it doesn t do it justice at all The writing jumps off the page, I was in that cockpit, driving that plane I even got a little queasy No really Okay, maybe not But I was totally driving the boat and following along with all of the characters What a fabulous talent this guy has At one point I even gasped out loud Honestly, this is some of the best in the moment writing I ve read in a very long time.I lived in Hawaii for several years and this brought back so many of the sights, sounds and smells Either the author has been there or he s done some serious research into it, which really makes me appreciate his writing evenI also get the feeling he s done a lot of research on Earhart as well, he had to have either that or he has be totally snowed, because I d swear I was reading a really good biography in some parts.This is a great book for people who like the story of Amelia Earhart or just like a really good action book I want to say , but I can t without spoiling it for you just read it Trust me


  4. Amy Siggelow Amy Siggelow says:

    I won this book from the Member Giveaways on Library Thing.This book was very interesting and original It is a cross between historical fiction and the paranormal At first, I didn t know how the two separate stories at the beginning of the book were tied together Amelia Earhart and Julian Crosby were two characters from two different eras Obviously, Amelia Earhart s story is set in the past, and Julian Crosby s story is set in present day Their worlds collide in this book.Julian Crosby is a I won this book from the Member Giveaways on Library Thing.This book was very interesting and original It is a cross between historical fiction and the paranormal At first, I didn t know how the two separate stories at the beginning of the book were tied together Amelia Earhart and Julian Crosby were two characters from two different eras Obviously, Amelia Earhart s story is set in the past, and Julian Crosby s story is set in present day Their worlds collide in this book.Julian Crosby is a 50 year old man, divorced with an almost adult daughter, who had been forced to retire, and decides to go to Hawaii to relax and contemplate what to do with the rest of his life He buys a boat from a Hawaiian man and coming back from a side trip, the boat breaks down in the middle of the ocean After drifting for a few days, he washes up on the shores of an island during a storm.Meanwhile, the story of Amelia Earhart was being told Her plane went down on this same island A search was done, but nobody was able to find this island Julian and Amelia somehow meet on this island, where Amelia had found a so called fountain of youth , making her the same age as when she crashed the plane so long ago This was a very good book I enjoyed reading it I would definitely recommend this to anyone and I will be looking forbooks from this author


  5. Crystal Crystal says:

    This book is really hard to describe without giving anything away It s a lovely story of a Julian who is recently divorced, his child is grown and he has been pushed out of his job So he goes to stay at a friend s condo in Hawaii While there he purchases a boat and ends up shipwrecked.The second part of the story involves Amelia Earhart and her around the world trip that ended in her being missing Through the story both end up on a magical island of sorts.Calico Pennants is really interestin This book is really hard to describe without giving anything away It s a lovely story of a Julian who is recently divorced, his child is grown and he has been pushed out of his job So he goes to stay at a friend s condo in Hawaii While there he purchases a boat and ends up shipwrecked.The second part of the story involves Amelia Earhart and her around the world trip that ended in her being missing Through the story both end up on a magical island of sorts.Calico Pennants is really interesting, though at times it moved slow, but as I stuck with it the story picked right back up I liked the tale of them on the island and especially loved the talking parrot His dialog is funny and thought provoking.As the stories of the two who are in separate times come together it s fascinating to watch My main complaint the story is too short, I would have lovedThat said, it does form a complete story in the time you have and it forms a very enjoyable story I love the magic of the island and Julian and Amie when they are there I like the lessons it teaches and I enjoyed the ending.With beautiful language David A Ross paints perfect pictures of the settings and the feelings of the characters and makes Calico Pennants a very enjoyable story


  6. Michele Minor Michele Minor says:

    The book is unusual with Julian Crosby in the present day who is looking to get away after he loses his job and his divorce by going to Hawaii where he buys a boat from a strange character He also inherits the parrot from a friend of a friend who is moving to California When Julian takes the boat out for a spin he gets stranded on an island where he meets a woman named Amie that he starts a relationship with until the two of them become separated and Julian figures out a way to get back to the The book is unusual with Julian Crosby in the present day who is looking to get away after he loses his job and his divorce by going to Hawaii where he buys a boat from a strange character He also inherits the parrot from a friend of a friend who is moving to California When Julian takes the boat out for a spin he gets stranded on an island where he meets a woman named Amie that he starts a relationship with until the two of them become separated and Julian figures out a way to get back to the mainland Also in the book aviator Amelia Earhart is preparing for her trip around the world This book is unusual in how it splits up the time and how two people from two different time periods get together The love affair between Julian and Amie does not fully develop


  7. Ted Ted says:

    A very entertaining read Fans of Amelia Earhart should not miss this one.


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Calico Pennants ✈ [PDF / Epub] ✅ Calico Pennants By David A. Ross ✸ – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Recently divorced and made redundant from his job, Julian Crosby needs a break from reality That s why he s gone to Hawaii If his personal circumstances had been different if he were simply on a two w Recently divorced and made redundant from his job, Julian Crosby needs a break from reality That s why he s gone to Hawaii If his personal circumstances had been different if he were simply on a two week vacation in Maui with his now former wife then he surely would have laughed and said no to the outrageous offer from the funny looking Hawaiian wearing a loud tropical shirt with an equally loud, not to mention obnoxious, blue and yellow parrot named Buenaventura perched upon his shoulder to buy a rundown boat called ScoundrelBut that was then and this is now Or is it Meanwhile, sixty years ago, Amelia Earhart is getting ready for her much publicized flight around the world Is this daring adventure to be her final flight, her swan song Or is she actually on a reconnaissance mission for President Roosevelt And what does her ill fated flight have to do with Julian, his innocent Hawaiian holiday and his newly acquired boat As Buenaventura reveals, Only time will tell as their two worlds unexpectedly and impossibly collideIn this award winning novel a weekend sailor shipwrecked on an uncharted atoll in the South Seas eventually discovers the island s only other human inhabitant a woman who bears an uncanny resemblance to s lost flying ace Amelia Earhart.

10 thoughts on “Calico Pennants

  1. Joyce Joyce says:

    By J A Norman Birmingham, AL See all my reviews REAL NAME If you happen to read while standing up, sit down If you read while sitting down, find something and hang on David A Ross s novel, Calico Pennants starts out setting you up for a nice, relaxing read about a man named Julian who takes a vacation to Hawaii Next, he buys a big boat and nextwell, if you think this reviewer is going to tell you any about the plot, click the Delete button David A Ross is definitely not new By J A Norman Birmingham, AL See all my reviews REAL NAME If you happen to read while standing up, sit down If you read while sitting down, find something and hang on David A Ross s novel, Calico Pennants starts out setting you up for a nice, relaxing read about a man named Julian who takes a vacation to Hawaii Next, he buys a big boat and nextwell, if you think this reviewer is going to tell you any about the plot, click the Delete button David A Ross is definitely not new to writing This author has been around the literary block a time or two and knows how to write a page turner When I began the read, I thought I would make it to the end of Part I and come back to it later Well, it s much, much later and I couldn t stop until the last period appeared at the end of the last sentence Several times I thought I had things figured out More than several times I realized I did not Books that pick you up and have the power to carry you on adventures is my kind of book Calico Pennants is my kind of book A novice sailor with a new boat on his hands takes a weekend trip to get the hang of being a ship s captain He loses his anchor well, the boat does , the engine won t start and he drifts from Hawaii far out into the South Pacific Ocean He loses track of time, loses consciousness and winds up with the boat s hull jammed deeply in the sandy beach of a small island very far from Hawaii Meanwhile, years and years before in a flashback, Amelia Earhart is making her attempt at circling the globe and her plane goes down inyes, somewhere in the South Pacific Oceanyet, when Julian finally awakes and realizes he is shipwrecked, he is aware of a plane s sputtering, gasping for gas sound above him He follows the sound to where he assumes the crash to be and finds nothing Time zones are in conflict here but you must keep reading for it only gets better and you ll have to decide how Earhart influences Julian Strange Read on David A Ross describes the surroundings on this tiny atoll vividly and precisely and you can almost hear the coconuts hitting the sand and the Trade Winds blowing through the palm fronds It s interesting what this author does with the different way things look in varying lighting The comic relief is wondrously carried out by a very talented, verbal parrot He and Julian have made this trip together and toward the end of the book they both share something that draws them very close together The bird takes on human traits and becomes one of the strong characters in the book You must read this novel if you want something different from the norm It s about taking risks, about what it would be like to live in Paradise It s about finding out who you are and it s most of all, about time, the real main character in this riveting novel I gave this novel 5 stars for brilliant writing and creativity at its best Novelist Joyce Norman

  2. Dee Dee says:

    Grade B Pages Approx 275 ebook ARC from Publisher In this award winning novel, a weekend sailor shipwrecked in the South Seas eventually discovers the island s only other human inhabitant a woman who bears an uncanny resemblance to 1930s lost flying ace Amelia Earhart.Summary The scenes shift between a newly minted sailor in Hawaii and the famous Amelia Earhart s cross pacific journey for the first half of the book After closely following her adventure across south east Asia, Britain and ot Grade B Pages Approx 275 ebook ARC from Publisher In this award winning novel, a weekend sailor shipwrecked in the South Seas eventually discovers the island s only other human inhabitant a woman who bears an uncanny resemblance to 1930s lost flying ace Amelia Earhart.Summary The scenes shift between a newly minted sailor in Hawaii and the famous Amelia Earhart s cross pacific journey for the first half of the book After closely following her adventure across south east Asia, Britain and other islands, she crash lands onto a strange island in the middle of the ocean Julian and Amelia meet here, across time and space, facilitated by a kooky and talkative parrot.Overall The primary driver of the tale is the well scripted characterization the action is fairly slow to start off It does pick up as you keep reading, and draws one into a beautifully described sybaritic island world The run to the ending is strong and pretty fantastic Plus The scenes are very authentic in their emotions and reactions I loved some of the lines in the book I ve quoted one of many I liked at the end of the post The entire last around the world trip Amelia makes is stunningly researched, authentic and gripping I would almost skim over the Julian bits to get back to her flight The island scenes between the survivors are completely plausible, and the unveiling of the island s strangeness is a lot of fun to read Minus Initially, I didn t take to Julian s character he didn t seem very much of a strong protagonist to me However, the interaction between Amie and Julian is real and key to the rest of the book.I would recommend it to Alternate history buffs, Purdue graduates Amelia and Purdue university had lots of ties trivia Purdue also was the first university to get an airport My fav LinePerhaps there are no accidents , Amie speculated What if events and situations manifest out of our deepest feelings and desires

  3. Candy Candy says:

    I looked at the cover to this book and then read the description and then put it away I recently pulled it back out and decided to give it a go Honestly I thought I d get through the first chapter or two and toss it Man, I read it nearly one sitting This was absolutely fabulous It sof a historical fiction, but there are two parallel stories going and they meet I can t saywithout giving it away, but I hope the author will rewrite the description as it doesn t do it justice at I looked at the cover to this book and then read the description and then put it away I recently pulled it back out and decided to give it a go Honestly I thought I d get through the first chapter or two and toss it Man, I read it nearly one sitting This was absolutely fabulous It sof a historical fiction, but there are two parallel stories going and they meet I can t saywithout giving it away, but I hope the author will rewrite the description as it doesn t do it justice at all The writing jumps off the page, I was in that cockpit, driving that plane I even got a little queasy No really Okay, maybe not But I was totally driving the boat and following along with all of the characters What a fabulous talent this guy has At one point I even gasped out loud Honestly, this is some of the best in the moment writing I ve read in a very long time.I lived in Hawaii for several years and this brought back so many of the sights, sounds and smells Either the author has been there or he s done some serious research into it, which really makes me appreciate his writing evenI also get the feeling he s done a lot of research on Earhart as well, he had to have either that or he has be totally snowed, because I d swear I was reading a really good biography in some parts.This is a great book for people who like the story of Amelia Earhart or just like a really good action book I want to say , but I can t without spoiling it for you just read it Trust me

  4. Amy Siggelow Amy Siggelow says:

    I won this book from the Member Giveaways on Library Thing.This book was very interesting and original It is a cross between historical fiction and the paranormal At first, I didn t know how the two separate stories at the beginning of the book were tied together Amelia Earhart and Julian Crosby were two characters from two different eras Obviously, Amelia Earhart s story is set in the past, and Julian Crosby s story is set in present day Their worlds collide in this book.Julian Crosby is a I won this book from the Member Giveaways on Library Thing.This book was very interesting and original It is a cross between historical fiction and the paranormal At first, I didn t know how the two separate stories at the beginning of the book were tied together Amelia Earhart and Julian Crosby were two characters from two different eras Obviously, Amelia Earhart s story is set in the past, and Julian Crosby s story is set in present day Their worlds collide in this book.Julian Crosby is a 50 year old man, divorced with an almost adult daughter, who had been forced to retire, and decides to go to Hawaii to relax and contemplate what to do with the rest of his life He buys a boat from a Hawaiian man and coming back from a side trip, the boat breaks down in the middle of the ocean After drifting for a few days, he washes up on the shores of an island during a storm.Meanwhile, the story of Amelia Earhart was being told Her plane went down on this same island A search was done, but nobody was able to find this island Julian and Amelia somehow meet on this island, where Amelia had found a so called fountain of youth , making her the same age as when she crashed the plane so long ago This was a very good book I enjoyed reading it I would definitely recommend this to anyone and I will be looking forbooks from this author

  5. Crystal Crystal says:

    This book is really hard to describe without giving anything away It s a lovely story of a Julian who is recently divorced, his child is grown and he has been pushed out of his job So he goes to stay at a friend s condo in Hawaii While there he purchases a boat and ends up shipwrecked.The second part of the story involves Amelia Earhart and her around the world trip that ended in her being missing Through the story both end up on a magical island of sorts.Calico Pennants is really interestin This book is really hard to describe without giving anything away It s a lovely story of a Julian who is recently divorced, his child is grown and he has been pushed out of his job So he goes to stay at a friend s condo in Hawaii While there he purchases a boat and ends up shipwrecked.The second part of the story involves Amelia Earhart and her around the world trip that ended in her being missing Through the story both end up on a magical island of sorts.Calico Pennants is really interesting, though at times it moved slow, but as I stuck with it the story picked right back up I liked the tale of them on the island and especially loved the talking parrot His dialog is funny and thought provoking.As the stories of the two who are in separate times come together it s fascinating to watch My main complaint the story is too short, I would have lovedThat said, it does form a complete story in the time you have and it forms a very enjoyable story I love the magic of the island and Julian and Amie when they are there I like the lessons it teaches and I enjoyed the ending.With beautiful language David A Ross paints perfect pictures of the settings and the feelings of the characters and makes Calico Pennants a very enjoyable story

  6. Michele Minor Michele Minor says:

    The book is unusual with Julian Crosby in the present day who is looking to get away after he loses his job and his divorce by going to Hawaii where he buys a boat from a strange character He also inherits the parrot from a friend of a friend who is moving to California When Julian takes the boat out for a spin he gets stranded on an island where he meets a woman named Amie that he starts a relationship with until the two of them become separated and Julian figures out a way to get back to the The book is unusual with Julian Crosby in the present day who is looking to get away after he loses his job and his divorce by going to Hawaii where he buys a boat from a strange character He also inherits the parrot from a friend of a friend who is moving to California When Julian takes the boat out for a spin he gets stranded on an island where he meets a woman named Amie that he starts a relationship with until the two of them become separated and Julian figures out a way to get back to the mainland Also in the book aviator Amelia Earhart is preparing for her trip around the world This book is unusual in how it splits up the time and how two people from two different time periods get together The love affair between Julian and Amie does not fully develop

  7. Ted Ted says:

    A very entertaining read Fans of Amelia Earhart should not miss this one.

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