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Author Name:    HIRST, Garnet PREEPER, Deborah

Title:   Shadows on Oak Island

Publisher:    Samuel French, Inc.,, 2007, ISBN:9780573633911 

Seller ID:   98742

HIRST, Garnet, with Deborah PREEPER. Shadows on Oak Island. New Yorlk, Hollywood, London, Toronto : Samuel French, Inc., (2007). Pp (6),7-91,(1). Withillustrations. Small 8vo, pink cardcovers with black lettering. "Winner of the 2005 [sic] Samuel French Canadian Playwrighting Award" - inside front cover. "Shadows on Oak Island is a gripping, psychological thriller exploring the themes of guilt, betrayal and obsession. Haunted by the loss of their son, an affluent Toronto couple, Rene and Jackson, retreat to the island to save their crumbling marriage. Wally, a chatty local and guardian of theisland helps them adjust to their new home. Rene is desperate to solve the mystery of the island as Jackson numbs his grief with alcohol. She is conv inced the treasure (The Holy Grail) will reunite them with their son. Wally, a self-professed expert on Oak Island agrees to help Rene in her quest. Wally, obsessed with finding the treasure since boyhood, at first sees Rene as a means to achieving his goal. Quickly, his obsession shifts to Rene andhe appoints himself as her protector. Oak Island initially welcomes Rene a nd Jackson, then appears to be conspiring against them. Tensions heighten as the truth about Matthew's abduction, the treasure, and Wally are revealed." - rear cover. Very good with a typed letter from Preeper. 15.00


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