WINNER: 2019 Grand Opening Novel Contest
When John Harper left Marsh Island, he never intended to return. But when a sudden expulsion from the military left him with the clothes on his back, he discovered he had no choice. Coming back to his hometown, John quickly realized how much could change in six years. All it took was a train derailment to cripple the shore town and a new highway to bypass it and seal its fate. With help from his friends Ana and Pen, John tries to cope with his new life in a town he hardly recognizes. And he will be quick to learn that sometimes, no matter how hard you run, the past never stays buried forever.