In WINTER HAVEN, master storyteller Athol Dickson returns to Maine, the setting of his last novel, THE CURE, to spin the sort of hair-raising tale of suspense his readers have come to expect and enjoy.
On a small Maine island called Winter Haven, the body of a 28-year-old washes onto the beach. When the dead man’s younger sister Vera arrives to identify her brother, she realizes something is desperately wrong. Siggy still appears exactly as he did when he disappeared at age 15. And when Siggy, who was obsessed with Vikings, is found with an ancient Viking ship brooch in his pocket, the trouble for Vera is only beginning.
Asked to stay on the island until the mystery of her brother’s death can be resolved, Vera is drawn into a web of fear and intrigue. From the start, the islanders make it clear that Vera is unwelcome. She is plagued by frightening hallucination