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Tides

By John Strauchs All Rights Reserved ©

Romance / Thriller

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Dieter Jupiter Ring, war-scarred and cauterized of normal human feelings, has been camping on a small coastal island in Maine each summer to escape from the world. He is haunted by the feral wraiths of war and guilt. He stops briefly in Greenwich Village and meets Lilith Lennon. Days later, he drives to Mystic to meet her, only to discover that no one knows Lilith Lennon. His longing for her has become a narcotic that is keeping him alive. Jupiter goes to his island hide-away. Plagued by horrid memories of Vietnam, he has vivid flashbacks of his involvement in a massacre of Vietnamese civilians. Lilith knew of the island Jupiter was camping on and visits him. On a boat trip with drunken friends who harass her, she jumps into the frigid water to escape them. She almost drowns but is rescued by Jupiter. She spends the night on the island with Jupiter, but then abruptly disappears. When he returns to his island, he discovers that his handgun, a gun he named “Misty,” has been stolen. He later learns that she may be Donna Palmer, one of only two survivors of a horrifying hotel fire caused by Hurricane Donna in 1960.

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