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The Tears of Dark Water

by Corban Addison

eBooks of the Month Family Drama Thriller and Suspense

The Tears of Dark Water Synopsis

Daniel and Vanessa Parker are an American success story. He is a Washington, D.C. power broker, and she is a doctor with a thriving practice. But behind the facade, their marriage is a shambles, and their teenage son, Quentin, is self-destructing. In desperation, Daniel dusts off a long-delayed dream - a sailing trip around the world. Little does he know that the voyage he hopes will save them may destroy them instead. Half a world away, on the lawless coast of Somalia, Ismail Ibrahim is plotting the rescue of his sister, Yasmin, from the man who murdered their father. Driven to crime by love and loyalty, he hijacks ships for ransom money. There is nothing he will not do to save her, even if it means taking innocent life. Paul Derrick is the FBI's top hostage negotiator. His twin sister Megan, is a celebrated defense attorney. When Paul is called to respond to a hostage crisis at sea, he has no idea how far it will take them both into their traumatic past - or the chance it will give them to redeem the future. Across continents and oceans, through storms and civil wars, their paths converge in a single, explosive moment. It is a moment that will test them, and break them, but that will also leave behind a glimmer of hope: that out of the ashes of tragedy the seeds of justice and reconciliation can grow, not only for themselves but also for Somalia itself.

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The Tears of Dark Water Press Reviews

'Since my first novel was released over 20 years ago, I have been presented with many opportunities to endorse the works of other authors hoping to find a publisher. I have always declined, until now. Corban Addison has written a novel that is beautiful in its story and also important in its message. A Walk Across the Sun deserves a wide audience. And I strongly suspect that Mr. Addison will be heard from again and again' -- John Grisham

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ISBN: 9781848663138
Publication date: 02/12/2015
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781848663107
Publication date: 05/03/2015
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781848663138
Publication date: 2nd December 2015
Author: Corban Addison
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 496 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Corban Addison

Corban Addison holds degrees in law and engineering from the University of Virginia and California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. After completing a federal clerkship, Addison began his career specializing in corporate law and litigation. He has an abiding interest in international human rights, and is a supporter of numerous causes, including the abolition of modern slavery. He lives with his wife and two children in Virginia.

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