"Oh my God," I whimpered. "Oh my God, I’ve been shot." Marion Mackenzie´s dream of solitude in Lupin´s Point is shattered when Schooner Button spots her near his fishing boat and pegs her as a lobster thief. Clinging to the timbers beneath the dock, Marion realizes this is not the sleepy cove she imagined.
With people like Alice Lupin, Schooner Button and Crazy Hal, life in quirky Lupin´s Point promises to be anything but quiet. Amid the chaos of feuding neighbors and a vigilante posse bent on scaring off drug dealers, Marion finds an ally in Donny Kennedy. A bridge between the cove´s past and the present, Donny may prove to be the biggest challenge of all.