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Near Haven: A Novel

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In a deserted coastal town, a boatbuilder waits for the sky to fall. As the cataclysm approaches, he wonders--could this be a manufactured hysteria? Could belief, alone, destroy the world?
Paperback, 329 pages
Published September 1st 2017 by Belle Lutte Press
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Beth Castrodale
Aug 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This novel kept me turning the pages. It's a dystopian survival story that, for me, called to mind The Road. It also examines what happens when reason and critical thinking fall victim to doomsaying propaganda. For that reason, it feels very relevant right now. I posted a full review to http://smallpresspicks.com/near-haven.... ...more
Danielle Urban
Sep 30, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Near Haven by Matthew Stephen Sirois is a great tale. Dark, haunting, and sad. I got to follow as madness erupted throughout the world. Death, loss, and anger. The plot was fascinating. Sucking me in deeper...the events were horrific. Imagine if those events actually happen one day to us all...it all felt so real. Captivating words. Matthew Stephen Sirois is a talented writer. I recommend his novel to readers everywhere.

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Matthew Stephen Sirois was born and raised in coastal Maine. His fiction and essays have appeared in Split Lip Magazine, Necessary Fiction, The New Guard Review, The Ghost Story, and elsewhere. His debut novel, Near Haven, was released in September, 2017, by Belle Lutte Press. Matthew lives in rural Massachusetts with his wife and daughter.

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