“A Deeply Emotional Tale” Downhome Magazine’s Ashley Colombe Reviews Silence of Stone

“Beckel uses dramatic conflict -– from the passion between [Marguerite] and her lover, to her desperate struggle to survive being stranded -– and creates Marguerite as a powerfully emotional character you won’t soon forget…a true page-turner…a deeply emotional tale.”

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Breakwater Publishes Robert Rayner’s Seventh Young Adult Novel, Footprints

When three teenage friends oppose the annexation of their favourite beach by a prominent businessman and philanthropist, their efforts to keep it public are rebuffed or ignored. Their actions quickly move beyond conventional protest, despite the warnings of an adult friend, the gentle, enigmatic Dexter Lully. As the friends, frustrated and desperate, are driven towards the dark, morally ambiguous world of direct action, one embraces it, one is thrust into it, and one teeters on the brink, appalled at the widening rift he sees separating his friends from him, and from society, for ever.

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