Linda K. Ford

Award-Winning Author

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"Come on an adventure with me!"

A Little About Me

During the 1990s, I embarked on an extraordinary, 15-month, sailing adventure, from New Zealand to England. It was not until some years later that I wrote my first book "Caution to the Wind," about this life-changing experience. Travel is a special interest of mine, as is exploring different theories of thought. My life is a journey of discovery, where I am driven by a deep curiosity, to unravel how our thoughts & emotions, influence, and impact, on the life we live. My love affair with the ocean, combined with a genuine passion to support others, is the inspiration behind my writing. 

Caution To The Wind


A true sailing adventure from New Zealand to England.        

On May 5th, 1994, at 9.30 am on a chilly, sunlit day, Linda Ford and Geoff Wright, left the safety of Lyttleton Harbour in New Zealand, to venture into the unknown, where nothing would be predictable. 

The voyage plan was to follow the famous trade wind route, sailing from New Zealand to England. All too soon, they found themselves battling their way to Sydney, Australia. Caught in a ruthless storm with no contact with the outside world, they were truly alone. All the romantic notions of the ultimate cruising life disappeared into oblivion.

Step aboard Ebony and take an adventure, an epic 15-month voyage. Experience this day-to-day passionate tale, packed with intrigue, and at times suspense. Experience the delights of the lands visited and learn more about the world of international sailing. This was a life-changing adventure, with a dramatic, unexpected, ending.

Decrypto: Unlock Your Life Journey 


"Your Key to the Mystery of Boundless Happiness: A Step by Step Inspirational Guide"


International  Book  Excellence Award Winner in Body/Mind /Spirit Genre

Literary Titan - Gold Book Award Winner

Readers' Favorite -  International 'Bronze' Book Award Winner

2020 TopShelf Book Award: NOMINEE



Have you ever wondered what it would be like if your life could be different?

...Whether you have it all, are searching to find yourself, or live with regrets and what-ifs, Decrypto: Unlock Your Life Journey" is the key to opening the door to changing your life.


You will gain an in-depth understanding of your thoughts, emotions and life, as you discover what is happening to you and why. Your newfound self-awareness will empower you to make positive and long-lasting changes, to create the life you are longing for.


Be inspired to find a new direction, as you ignite the passion to follow your dreams.

Change starts now!  



Decrypto: Unlock Your Life Journey

Ever taken stock of your life and wondered what was missing? Checked every item on the list of happiness markers but still be unfulfilled and unhappy? Just like the book says, you may find that the thing missing could be you. 

David Gunner - Literary Titan


Caution To The Wind



Caution to the Wind by Linda K Ford is a powerful memoir that had me spellbound — at first, I thought it was fiction — a breathtaking adventure across the seas and a battle against the worst of nature’s tempers. The story begins with Geoff telling Linda, the narrator, in a matter-of-fact tone: “I've had a yearning to sail to England ... I've reached a stage in my life where if I don't make the attempt now, it may be lost forever.” So saying, he invites her to plan for the adventure.

And she does.................

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Decrypto Cover Illustration: Jena DellaGrottaglia


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