Synopses & Reviews
An orphan and a bastard, Jamie Sommers grew up knowing he had no hope of heaven. Conceived in adultery and born in sin, Jamie was destined to repeat the sins of his parents--or so the nuns told him. And he proved them right. Taking to sea, Jamie sought out danger and adventure in exotic ports all over the world as a smuggler, gunrunner--and murderer. Tough enough to handle anything, he's survived foreign prisons, pirates, and a shark attack. But in a quiet seaside town in Delaware, Jamie discovered something that was enough to drive him insane-and change his life forever. For it was in Hawkes Harbor that Jamie came face to face with the ultimate evil....
Tough enough to handle anything--pirates, prisons, sharks, and French socialites--Jamie comes face-to-face with the ultimate evil in a quiet seaside town in Delaware.
The legendary author of The Outsiders returns with her first new novel in more than fifteen years!
An orphan and a bastard, Jamie grew up tough enough to handle almost anything. He survived foreign prisons, smugglers, pirates, gunrunners, and shark attacks. But what he finds in the quote town of Hawkes Harbor, Delaware, was enough to drive him almost insane—and change his life forever.
About the Author
S.E. Hinton, with the publication of The Outsiders
(1967) at the age of 17, became one of the most important and influential young adult authors of all time. More than thirty years after its release, The Outsiders
still appears on best seller lists. Hinton's other acclaimed works include That Was Then This is Now
(1971), Rumble Fish
(1975) and Tex
(1979)--all inspired major motion pictures. Over 13,000,000 copies of the S.E. Hinton books have been sold.