Moon Water

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Published by: She Writes Press
Release Date: August 20, 2019
Pages: 272
ISBN13: 978-1631526756

Synopsis

Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains during the summer of 1969, Moon Water finds Nettie, 16, with her boyfriend wanting to breakup just as they are figuring out the sex thing. Nettie’s lifelong nemesis is jabbing her with perfectly polished nails, while her hellfire and brimstone preacher refuses to baptize her. Amid this turmoil, a Monacan Indian medicine woman 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, make a treacherous journey into the mountains to build a mysterious dreamcatcher of ancient elements.

A captivating standalone sequel to The Wiregrass, a Historical Novel Society Editor’s Choice and Southern Literary Review Read of the Month

 


Praise

May 2019: Moon Water is a flood of love and tragedy. There is intense action and humor, soul satisfying courage and redemption, and throughout, Webber's knowing, authoritative hand with setting and character.


--David L. Robbins, NY Times bestselling author

 

June 2019: “A page turner, blending real Virginia history and Native American lore. I joyfully followed the main character through her growth, development and antics.”


--Victoria Last Walker Ferguson, Monacan Life Interpreter at Natural Bridge, Virginia


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