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Hitchhiking her way through Alaska, a young woman named Anna is picked up by Kyle, a fisherman. Anna and Kyle quickly fall for each other, as they are both adventurous, fiercely independent, and in love with the raw beauty and solitude of Alaska. To cement their relationship, they agree to become caretakers of a remote lighthouse perched on a small rock in the middle of a deep channela place that has been uninhabited since the last caretaker mysteriously disappeared two decades ago. What seems the perfect adventure for these two quickly unravels, as closely-held secrets pull them apart, and the surrounding waters threaten uncertain danger. A psychological thriller set against the rugged landscape of coastal Alaska, Point of Direction is an exquisite literary debut.



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Rachel Weaver

Prior to completing her MFA in Writing and Poetics at Naropa University, Rachel worked for the Forest Service in Alaska studying songbirds, raptors, and black and brown bears.Her novel, Point of Direction, was chosen by the American Booksellers Association as one of the top ten debut novels of Spring 2014. Rachel is represented by Susan Ramer at Don Congdon & Associates. Point of Direction will be released by Ig Publishing on May 13, 2014.Rachel's work was chosen to represent Naropa University in 2006, 2007, and 2008 in the Harcourt Brace Best New Voices in American Fiction contest. In 2006, she was awarded the Katie O'Brien Scholarship for Fiction and a position as the Writer-in-Residence at the Footpaths to Creativity Center in Portugal. In June 2009, Rachel was awarded an honorary mention in the New Millennium Fiction Contest. Publications include The Gettysburg Review, Blue Mesa Review, Bombay Gin, Inside Passages, Fly Fishing New England, and Alaska Women Speak.She currently lives in Colorado with her husband and twin boys.www.rachelweaver.netwww.sandstoneediting.com



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