Lost at Sea by Erica Boyce – When beloved local fisherman John Staybrook is lost at sea his death stirs up more than grief. Hidden secrets throughout the small community begin to bubble to the surface, and everyone from the local librarian to the nurses at the hospital is swept up in the storm.
For fans of Kerry Lonsdale and Emily Bleeker, LOST AT SEA is a mysterious yet uplifting family drama with unexpected twists that explores a small-town community caught up in the disappearance of one man, the resurgence of tightly held secrets, and the lengths we will go to protect the ones we love.
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark (March 3, 2020)
About the author: Erica has been writing since she was in third grade. She wrote an illustrated story about an awkward encounter between a Thanksgiving turkey and a hunter and never looked back. Since then, she’s written angsty poetry in high school, angsty short stories as an English/Creative Writing major at Dartmouth College, less-angsty legal memos as a student at Harvard Law School, and her first novel, a speculative-ish work of literary fiction entitled THE FIFTEEN WONDERS OF DANIEL GREEN.
She is currently a member of the Massachusetts bar and an Associate Fiction Editor at Pangyrus. For her day job, she works with fishermen and community organizers across the country to help keep small-boat fishing fleets in the business. She lives outside Boston with her husband and dog. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, crafting, reading (of course), and adjectives. She is represented by Eric Smith of P.S. Literary. www.ericaboyce.com
Review of Lost at Sea
Lost at Sea is a beautifully written story with characters that are well-written and full of deep secrets. When a fisherman named John is lost at sea, the town and his family are left with the mystery of secrets that unravel to reveal a shocking surprise. Lost at Sea pulls you in more with every page you read. A story full of secrets with characters complex and flawed making it a lovely read for fans of mystery and suspense. *I received a complimentary copy in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.*