Scott is an artist struggling with his art and his identity. In an attempt to rediscover himself, he rents an old seaside house in Nova Scotia for the summer so he can paint seascapes away from the hustle of his life in Toronto. It seems like he might get the vacation he sorely needs, but life has other ideas.
He begins to develop a friendship with Emily, the local bar-owner, but a chance encounter with an old man and the mysterious journal he finds, send Scott down an unexpected road, one full of secrets where a mystery is demanding to be solved.
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- Barbara B, Winnipeg
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I just finished reading Here’s to Joe … and loved it! Really, really!!!
I found myself utterly invested in all your characters and I wanted to know how everything would get sorted. …Hearty congratulations on a wonderful first book.
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- Jeff H, Pembroke
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