Archibald Hunter arrives at Cruden Bay for his yearly seaside vacation, looking for nothing more than peace and quiet. Then all of a sudden his life becomes plagued by intimidating visions and omens of impending disaster. What are these creepy ghosts trying to tell him? And what is the mystery behind the strange cipher that has inexplicably fallen into his lap?A mystery novel at first but transforms into an exciting adventure full of intrigue, romance and treasure hunting. The Mystery of The Sea’ is a stark but refreshing contrast to Bram Stoker’s well-known horror classic Dracula , famously portrayed by film star Bela Lugosi. Highly recommended for avid fans of H.P. Lovecraft s supernatural stories, and its HBO adaptation Lovecraft Country . Also a perfect fit for Robinson Crusoe fans seeking a sinister adventure story about a lone man taking on the malignant forces of nature.Abraham Bram Stoker was born in Dublin in 1847. Turning to fiction in his later years, Stoker published his first short story The Crystal Cup (1872) in London Society magazine. In the 1880s and 1890s, he published Under the Sunset (1882) and an adventure novel titled The Snake’s Pass (1890).It was the publication of Dracula in 1897 which launched Stoker into literary stardom.