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Foam On The Crest Of Waves

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Can facing the past transform the present?

In a small fishing town on the Mendocino coast, the tides of time have washed over rumors and suspicions, yet the members of a maimed family still struggle to cope with their memories.

A broken woman, refusing to let go of her vanished husband.
Her widowed brother, clinging to the shatters of the life he loved.
His delusional daughte
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Kindle Edition, 322 pages
Expected publication: November 25th 2018 by Caper Books
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Evelina | AvalinahsBooks
This is a sad and poignant story that's a very loose retelling of the Little Mermaid. I found the story deep, touching and sad, but could not connect to it or engage with it too much (hence the 3 stars). However, in this case, it's definitely me, and I'm sure you would enjoy this story.

The writing is good (as with anything by Silke Stein, really). We follow a family tragedy that's unresolved, and the only one who can uncover it is a mute teenager with PTSD from the accident - the accident includ
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Sep 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Overall I really adore this book.

First my only real problem and the reason I couldn't give it 5 stars. There were a lot of flashbacks. Normally I wouldn't mind but most of the time I was confused. The flashbacks come and go without any warning and I had to read some parts again because of this.

This is no reason for neglecting this book though!!

The characters are amazingly developed as always. I rooted for almost all of them. Especially for Jeremy who has such a difficult time. He just can't let
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Silke Stein is a graphic designer and the author of 'Trina Bell's Humming Summer' and 'Sleep, Merel, Sleep'. Silke currently lives at the west coast of Canada, where she combs the shores of the Pacific Ocean and tends to her ever-growing sea glass collection. When she is not at the beach, or writing, or helping her husband playtest his latest board game invention, she designs book covers for fello ...more