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Castle of Water

A Novel

by Dane Huckelbridge

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Castle of Water by Dane Huckelbridge
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    Apr 2017, 288 pages

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Castle of Water is more than just a reimagining of the classic castaway story. It's a reminder that home is where the heart is.

When a whopping 24 out of 27 readers give a book 4 or 5 stars, you know you have a winner on your hands. Here's why our First Impression book reviewers enjoyed Castle of Water.

Readers were delighted by the story of two castaways
Dane Huckelbridge has written a captivating book about two people stranded on a miniscule island after a plane crash, who slowly go from being antagonists whose sole thoughts are survival, to caring helpmates who establish a "home" under the most primitive conditions possible (Arlene M).

How [two unlikely castaways] manage to survive, physically, emotionally and mentally in total isolation on an island small enough to walk around on an evening stroll is an absorbing story. It is full of all the stages of a developing relationship—getting to know each other, disagreements, compromise, thoughtful gifts, humor, teasing, insults—culminating in a ...

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