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The Water's Fine: A Novel

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Catalina Rodrigues believes she's living her best life, traveling to exotic locations around the world as a scuba dive master, spending every moment possible in her beloved ocean.Bertie Clark is excited for a week-long scuba trip with her husband exploring the underwater wonders of an ocean teeming with life - the Sea of Cortez.But a shocking tragedy on their dive boat sen ...more
Kindle Edition, 283 pages
Published April 21st 2019
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Jan 20, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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THE WATER’S FINE: A NOVEL by Janice Coy is an intriguing women’s fiction story with a suspense sub-plot. This is a standalone book which takes you on a journey into the love and perils of scuba diving, friendship, family and suspense.

Catalina took off immediately after graduating college to work as a scuba dive master. She was going to travel the world for one year, but she is now on her sixth. She is currently on The Calypso and g
Donadee's Corner
Jan 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone of this genre
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Love of the ocean, diving, death, mysterious events, family, friends, boyfriend, and nightmares!!!!

Catalina has had a love for the ocean since she was born, it is the only thing that calms her even then. Now she loves the feeling of the dives and all the mysterious finds she will see. She has been a divemaster on the 115 foot Calypso, docked in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, in the Sea of Cortez, for the past two after traveling the world and seeing exoti
Gud Reader
Feb 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing

For a fleeting second Catalina thought she had the whole world in front of her. Having graduated from college, her dreams just like any adventurous youth was to travel the world for a whole year but currently, she is on her sixth. As a seasoned dive-master whose love for the ocean dates back to her younger years, she is ready to take up any challenge. Her adventures are about to unfold when she is trusted with the role of guiding a group of six vacationers. The beauty of this group is that they
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I rarely seem to be able to enjoy a book from cover to cover, but The Water's Fine by Janice Coy was a huge exception.  From the moment I started reading the book, I stayed up way too late too many nights trying to find out what was going to happen next.

Catalina is the main character who works for a diving company.  She hasn't been home in many years as she has found that her life abroad is something that she enjoys.  She enjoys the time she spends with the ocean as it is then that she feels mos
Jan 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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There is a reason I rarely read suspense novels, like those by Mary Higgins Clark. I read two of her books as a teen in the 70’s and they both seemed like they were the same book but with different characters. However, when I read the description or ‘The Water’s Fine’ and saw the scuba diving angle, I was intrigued. I am so glad I decided to give it a try!

Catalina is a scuba diving dive master working on a boat with customers on a scuba diving trip. She has worked on various boats for 6 years a
Jan 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I've always loved the ocean. The dark depths, the mysterious sea creatures, the feeling of absolute solitude when you're out on a boat with only the waves lapping against the side.
“The Water's Fine” by Janice Coy is a book that perfectly recreated everything I love about the ocean...and everything that I find just a little bit chilling.
The book centers around Catalina Rodrigues, a scuba diving instructor who works on a boat called the Calypso and who, despite some complaints, genuinely loves her
Steve M
Feb 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Now is the time that women are put in the spotlight because they also can do what men can. Every hero's book or movie is always a man, with most women seen as weaklings; however, they may even be better than we thought. Janice Coy, in her book The Water's Fine, takes the readers on a journey where two women are accustomed to the blue waters.
Catalina is a dive master in the Calypso for long, however, one day in their adventures, with six other divers on board, they find themselves in unchartered
Donna Thompson
Feb 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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When I started reading this book, I wasn't quite sure what to expect. It's different, to be sure, but different in a good way. Throughout the first portion of the book, we're on a dive boat with Catalina, Bertie and several others. As the pages flew by, I found myself immersed in the day to day operation of a dive boat, and the many wonders of underwater sea life. But slowly, I started to get a creeping feeling that something was wrong, something was about to happen, and once it does, the book t ...more
Mar 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
The water’s fine by award winning author Janice Coy talks about the nuances of family life, friendship and passion. It has concoctions of grief, regret and betrayal. I hunkered down and read it in one go. Some stories have that effect where you don’t want to cease reading until you find out the ending. This is a suspense mystery, should I say anything different? It’s been one heck of a ride. I loved the roller coaster experience.

I was totally stunned by the fact that the author has woven a story
Michael Burke

A lot of time spent discussing the difficulties of breathing underwater and of setting the tanks and of personalities but very little excitement and very little suspense going on until about Ⅹ or 12th chapter I had the stop the book there and go on to something different
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Janice Coy is an award-winning author of six novels readers find hard to put down. Her work also appears in five anthologies. She mostly writes books that she would enjoy reading: books that are simply fun to read and discuss with book club friends.
Ms. Coy studied American and English literature at UC Davis where she graduated with honors. She worked as a daily newspaper journalist, and later as a

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