The Kings family has lived on Loosewood Island for 300 years, and they've been blessed with the bounty of the sea. But for the Kings', every blessing comes with a curse. Woody is the leader of the island's lobster fishing community and the family patriarch. Cordelia, his oldest of three daughters, stands to inherit the crown. To do so, however, she has to fend off meth dealers from the mainland while navigating sibling rivalry and her own heart when she falls in love with her sternman.… (more)
This book is dedicated to all the men and women who work the water.
And to Laurie, Zoey, and Sabine.
We're named the Kings, and we're the closest thing to royalty on Loosewood Island.
I will know that Rena, Carly, and I, all three of us Kings, will have sons and daughters who grow up healthy and strong, the kings and queens of Loosewood Island; they will carry the Kings name as a blessing, the bounty of the seas theirs unto each and every generation, and they will carry with them nothing else, the curse of Loosewood Island no more.