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About Steven Becker
Always looking for a new location or adventure to write about, Steven Becker can usually be found on or near the water. He splits his time between Tampa and the Florida Keys - paddling, sailing, diving, fishing or exploring. Find out more by visiting www.stevenbeckerauthor.com
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Enter the world of a deadly smuggling ring
When a small plane crashes in the backcountry of the Florida Keys, an unexpected and deadly chain of events is set in motion.
While helping a friend salvage his boat, Mac Travis witnesses the crash and rushes to help. Following the rescue, Mac trusts his instincts, but is led down a path of danger and deceit—which finally lands him inside a smuggling ring.
A story that highlights the beauty of the Keys while exposing their undesirable underbelly, Wood’s Chase features the unique character of the island chain. Filled with boating, diving, and fishing, with plenty of action, unique characters, and stunning locations, escape on a tropical adventure in the latest in the bestselling Mac Travis Adventures.
How far would you go to save a place that is a part of you?
When a devastating explosion upsets the delicate ecosystem of the Florida Keys backcountry, Mac Travis is faced with a situation that could ruin his idyllic lifestyle. To stay on the island that has been his refuge, he must work outside the authorities, who want to use the explosion as an excuse to take his home away.
Mac’s investigation leads him down a path he never expected, and when he discovers the motivation of the perpetrator, he’s forced into a dangerous situation—with no help coming.A story that highlights the beauty of the Keys while exposing their undesirable underbelly, Wood’s Dilemma features the unique character of the island chain. Filled with boating, diving, and fishing, with plenty of action, and stunning locations, escape on a tropical adventure in the latest in the bestselling Mac Travis Adventures.
When is it better to be dead than missing?
A woman’s plea to find her missing husband sends Special Agent Kurt Hunter down a road he doesn’t want to go.
For all its pristine beauty, Biscayne National Park can be deadly for those lost and unprepared. Open water and inhospitable islands are the most obvious obstacles in a life or death battle, but there is something even more dangerous than nature—man.
The search leads to the mangrove-lined shores of the barrier islands, where smugglers and pirates have lurked for centuries. With the clock ticking on finding the man alive, Kurt and his team take to the backwaters of Biscayne Bay to find him.
Backwater Squall is filled with all the colorful characters, tropical locations, Florida history, and marine action that readers have come to expect in the Kurt Hunter Mystery series.
When man fails, can nature save itself?
The fragile ecosystem of Biscayne National Park is at risk. The only person standing between its pristine waters and the irreversible harm caused by being located in Miami’s shadow is Special Agent Kurt Hunter. Stuck in the middle of a war being fought between those who just want to enjoy the park and those who want to preserve it, Kurt is working in an unwinnable situation. When the dialogue turns violent, Kurt’s forced to face off against both groups.
A surprise ally. A new team. And all the colorful characters, tropical locations, Florida history, and marine action that readers have come to expect in the Kurt Hunter Mysteries series.
Skyrocketing boat sales have made the waters of South Florida increasingly dangerous by turning quiet backwater coves into venues for huge sandbar parties—and not everyone is there for a good time. Along with the fun-seeking crowds comes the worst elements of Miami society. When a boat is found adrift in the national park with the body of a DEA agent aboard, Special Agent Kurt Hunter is caught in the crossfire between the city’s seedy underbelly and the natural habitat he’s sworn to protect.
To solve the murder, Kurt must investigate the in-crowd, only to find the case leads him deep into the sometimes dark history of the park’s out-islands. To make matters worse, he’s once again forced to navigate the political maze of the warring agencies involved.
In Backwater Haven, you’ll find the colorful characters, tropical locations, Florida history, and marine action that readers have come to expect in the Kurt Hunter Mysteries series.
Within sight of Marathon, Florida, lies an island left to its own devices. While its harbor is picture-postcard perfect, abandoned and hurricane-ravaged Boot Key has a secret hiding deep in its mangrove tunnels and derelict fishing shacks. With its only bridge deemed too costly to maintain and its center span removed, Boot Key is accessible only by water. The authorities give the few residents a wide berth--until Mac Travis, working a salvage job, discovers the body of an old friend. His search for justice leads him down a road of murder and deceit.
Packed with scenic locations, boating, fishing, diving, and the usual cast of Conch Republic characters, Wood’s Honor will take you on a wild ride through the underbelly of Florida Keys counterculture.
...deadly treasure sunk years ago, now set to wreak havoc once again.
One man is ready to blow this disaster out of the water.
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Salvor, diver, and fisherman Mac Travis keeps it simple - a hammock, a spear gun, and a boat are all he needs. A SCUBA expert, he explores the coral reef with the best. But a shocking discovery ensures Mac’s life will change forever when he finds a discarded nuke on the ocean floor.
Despite vows of silence, word gets out and dangerous lowlifes take over Mac’s beach. A crazed terrorist will stop at nothing to possess the weapon, and a corrupt presidential candidate will do anything to keep the government’s mistakes hidden. As events spiral out of control and the danger mounts, can Mac survive and expose the truth, or will Wood’s Reef be his watery grave?
Lovers of Wayne Stinnet, Clive Cussler, and John D MacDonald will delight in this Conch Republic adventure. A devoted fan writes: “Grab a cold beer and relax while you follow Mac Travis. You won’t be sorry!”
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From Bestselling Author Steven Becker comes a new mystery series:
When a body is found floating in the mangroves of Biscayne National Park, Special Agent Kurt Hunter has his first real case. He’s not looking for the spotlight or notoriety—he’s had both with disastrous results. But that seems unavoidable as the trail leads him to South Beach and his introduction to the culture there is anything but comfortable.
In the National Parks Service’s version of the witness protection program, Kurt quickly finds out that the pristine waters surrounding Miami are very different from the National Forest he transferred from. Follow Kurt through this new world as he unearths a crooked families greed to solve the case.
Action and Adventure in the Florida Keys
From Bestselling author Steven Becker comes a great new series
It's easy to become invisible in the Florida Keys. Mac Travis is laying low: Fishing, Diving and doing enough salvage work to pay his bills until three fishermen trolling the Gulf Stream discover a square grouper. Besides the drugs, the package contains a secret that changes their lives and jeopardizes the very existence of the Keys. When his wayward deckhand brings him part of the package, he and his girlfriend Mel, are drawn into the chase that has dire consequences for the Keys.
An action-packed thriller featuring plenty of boating, SCUBA diving, fishing and flavored with a generous dose of Conch Republic counterculture
Mac Travis Adventures:
Wood’s Relic (An Early Mac Travis Adventure)
Tides Of Fortune:
The Wreck of the Ten Sail
Will Service Thrillers:
Dorado Duet - Coming fall of 2016
… One that threatens the foundations of the United States Constitution.
One man is ready to change history.
Living on a small island in the Florida Keys is a dream for many. For salvor, diver, and fisherman Mac Travis, though, it’s a way to become invisible. But trouble has a way of finding Mac, who makes a shocking discovery while attempting to save his friends and his boat from the wrath of the storm and deliver desperately needed supplies to the Bahamas.
Disasters bring out the best and the worst in people. With Green Turtle Cay overrun by looters, Mac is focused on rescuing his friends—until they accidentally uncover a shipment of weapons headed to Florida.
Finding the cache is only the beginning. As the plot to upend the Second Amendment unfolds, events spiral out of control and the danger mounts. Can Mac stop the shipment, survive, and expose the truth—or will he end up in a watery grave?
Lovers of Wayne Stinnet, Clive Cussler, and John D. MacDonald will delight in this tropical adventure. A devoted fan writes: “Grab a cold beer and relax while you follow Mac Travis. You won’t be sorry!”
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On New Year's Day 1959, with Castro on the brink of overthrowing the Batista regime, the soon-to-be-deposed dictator looted the Cuban treasury and loaded it into four B26 Marauder bombers headed for Tampa.
Only three planes landed.
The fourth has never been found, and was rumored to contain three billion dollars in gold.
For diver, fisherman, and salvor Mac Travis, things are never as easy as they seem. While attempting to salvage his wrecked boat in the Bahamas, he stumbles onto the lost sixty-year-old plane, now encrusted in coral. But when the wrong person overhears that it may be the missing Marauder, containing billions in gold, history becomes Mac’s enemy. With a fortune at stake, the CIA and the Mob—the big losers in the Cuban Revolution—are tipped off the wreck has been found. With a chance to recover their losses, the fight begins, leaving Mac as a pawn in a larger game—one that could cost him the life of a dear friend.
Filled with boating, diving, and intrigue, the treasure hunt begins. Check out Wood’s Hope to come along on Mac’s new adventure.