The Silver Dark Sea is "a profound tale of love, loss and the lore of the sea ... The islanders of Parla are still mourning the loss of one of their own. Four years since that loss, and a man - un-named, unclothed - is washed onto their shores. Some say he is a mythical man from the sea - potent, kind and beautiful; others suspect him. For the bereft Maggie, this stranger brings love back to the isle. But as the days pass he changes every one of them - and the time comes for his story to be told ..."
Araminta Hall, author of Everything and Nothing, says of the book, "Susan Fletcher is the most wonderful writer, so poetic and dreamy, but with The Silver Dark Sea she tells us such a fierce and vibrant story. I couldn't put the book down - especially towards the end - and it completely filled my head. I feel like I could draw a map of the island of Parla."
I have a number of compelling-sounding books jostling for position to be read soon; this novel joins them.