shadows over granite shores takes place as spring transitions to summer for two sixteen-year-old residents of Rockleigh, Maine.
the story opens with Benjamin Ames in the midst of a burglary. Ben untangles the consequences of his choices as he rebuilds broken trust and relationships. from the fringes of social life, Ben reflects on history and an individual's role in shaping the future.
Meredith got her name in the paper; her art earned her a scholarship and a place in a local gallery show. but the anniversary of her uncle's death approaches and trouble keeps blossoming in Rockleigh; Meredith wonders how different the community will look when the festival arrives to kick off summer.
Ben and Meredith delve into the mysteries looming over Rockleigh, as they explore justice, love, and risks taken for both.
. . . coming to owl tree whimsy . . .
shadows over granite shores, second edition - the first edition of the novel was completed in 2014