“Innocents Overboard “is a many - faceted novel whose principle characters are a descendent of Benjamin Franklin, a descendent of Confucius, a Russian oligarch and a recluse-like man from a humble Texas home. Beginning amid the expat community ofMore“Innocents Overboard “is a many - faceted novel whose principle characters are a descendent of Benjamin Franklin, a descendent of Confucius, a Russian oligarch and a recluse-like man from a humble Texas home. Beginning amid the expat community of tropical Bocas Del Toro, Panama, the story moves to the upscale luxury of Los Angles Angeles and enters an ever-increasingly mysterious and dangerous saga of manipulation and suspense as three of the party are headed head to a rendezvous in Panama on aboard the explosive Russians mega luxury yacht.
Amidst continued physical danger and dramas, the descendants of the two philosophers share thoughts on the manner in which governance can be transformed to better server serve the needs of humankind.Innocents Overboard has the intrigue of an Ian Fleming thriller filled with menace and suspense, tempered with touches of comedy. Henderson reminds us that the road to virtue is often circuitous and that the lessons learned along the way are as valuable as the ultimate destination.Colleen Hill, Los Angeles and Bocas del Toro PanamaHenderson takes us on a voyage of discovery in which he dares to identify, address and propose solutions to the key social problems that threaten the human survival of our planet.
Each of the adventurers, and indeed those who they encounter along the way, are fascinating, not only because of the transformative nature of the relationships they have with each other, but also because they can be perceived to be either victims, or champions of the societies from which they have sprung.
In that sense, they encapsulate what, collectively we have become after 200,000 years of evolution, and how we live now.’Richard Paris, London, UK