Ocracoke Between the Storms
A Story of Love and Healing on the Outer Banks
After losing his beloved wife three months earlier, Luke Harrison plans to end his tormented life by walking into the surf at the southern end of Ocracoke Island. But retiree Hank Kilgo has a different plan for the young Luke. After rescuing Luke from drowning, Hank brings him home to his wife Cora. Cora sees her own son in Luke and immediately starts to rekindle Luke's will to live.
Published: Feb. 11, 2013
"If love of a place is the coin of great fiction, then Edward P. Norvell is a wealthy writer indeed. In his latest novel, Ocracoke Between the Storms, his passion for the North Carolina coast shines as brightly as ever. We see it in his depiction of the place and its people, in the rhythm of life in such a beautiful corner of the world. If you love the South or value stories of love and loss, then this book is a must-read." –John Hart, New York Times best-selling author of Iron Horse
"Edward P. Norvell uses the age-old customs, flavors, and beauty of his beloved Ocracoke Island to set the scene for a story of heartbreak and healing." –Elizabeth Cook, Salisbury Post
"Edward P. Norvell's love for North Carolina, especially Ocracoke, shines through in his latest novel, a paean to the wonders of the Outer Banks and the triumph of love over adversity." –Mary Jane Park, Tampa Bay Times