Cruise Bully is an entertaining portrayal of shipboard experiences of four middle grade grandkids on a family cruise in the Caribbean. Together, the kids encounter a bully, an obnoxious room steward and a scavenger hunt. The multi plot mystery takes place in the various venues of the ship and shore excursions.Thirteen year-old Zander has to face a fifteen year-old army brat bully who’s intent on fulfilling his need for self-esteem by the only way he knows how, physical violence. Twelve year-old Garret takes the lead in solving his most difficult scavenger hunt ever. Ten year-old Lexi is tormented by a 44 year old obnoxious room steward from Chile, who doesn’t like his job. She also finds meets her first boyfriend. Nine year-old Talin is haunted by a giant of a man called ‘Tank’ who tries to befriend her.Together the four grandkids face the challenges on their own, while telling their parents and grandparents that all is okay.The final showdown enlists the last resort the kids must use for dealing with a bully, after all else fails. A good read about family travel and how to deal with a bully.