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Moon Water

Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains during the summer of 1969, Moon Water follows Nettie, a gritty sixteen-year-old who’s reeling from sucker punches coming from all directions. Her boyfriend since grade school wants to break up just as they’re beginning to figure out the sex thing, her life-long nemesis is jabbing her with perfectly polished nails, and her hell’s fire and brimstone preacher won’t baptize her. In the middle of this turmoil, the old medicine woman for the native Monacan Indians gives her a cryptic message about a coming darkness, a blood moon whose veiled danger threatens Nettie and those she loves. To prepare for the darkness, Nettie and her best friend, Win, have to build a mysterious dreamcatcher, one that requires scouring the perilous Blue Ridge mountains for Nature’s ancient but perfect elements.