Going to the Water (Paperback)

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A Place and a Story That Will Take Your Breath Away

Mama always said our lives were ghost stories--metaphors--to hide the truth behind.

And so begins the struggle Isla Weehunt--wife of wealthy chicken farmer, Scott Weehunt--encounters to keep her family buried in the past and her secrets well hidden. But plans, no matter how well thought out, have a way of taking their own paths.

Isla receives a call late one Friday night that rocks her perfectly crafted life. Velvet, her estranged sister of seventeen years, has died in what appears to be an arson, leaving behind a teenage son, Randal, and a tangled mess of murder and chaos. Isla never thought she would return to Nantahala, to the sweet, rugged gorge of her childhood. And taking her nephew into her life was certainly never on her agenda. The thought of conversing with her mother, devastated by Alzheimer's, seems out of reach. But there are questions that need answering about Velvet's death and hidden stories that go back generations.

Isla's life will change whether she embraces it or not.

About the Author

Ann Hite's debut novel, Ghost on Black Mountain, won Georgia Author of the Year and was shortlisted for the Townsend Prize in 2012. Three times nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Sleeping Above Chaos, Hite's fourth novel, was Georgia Author of the Year finalist and IndieFab finalist for 2017. Being a city girl most of her life, she now writes each day in her home office that looks out on a decent cluster of trees.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781645262879
ISBN-10: 1645262871
Publisher: Fish Ventures, LLC
Publication Date: November 9th, 2021
Pages: 248
Language: English