An orphan and a bastard, Jamie grew up tough enough to handle almost anything. Taking to the sea, he found danger and adventure in exotic ports all over the world. He survived foreign prisons, smugglers, pirates, gunrunners, and shark attacks. But what he discovers in the quiet seaside town of Hawkes Harbor, Delaware, is enough to drive him almost insane - and change his life forever. "Hawkes Harbor" is a compelling and unpredictable novel by one of America's most honored storytellers.