Linda Watkins

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Fiction
Jake Chambers, born on Cutter Island, is coming home for the first time in more than a decade. But as the ferry approaches the wharf, he finds himself on a collision course with his past … memories of a summer long forgotten and a girl destined to haunt him forever. Andi Martin is also back on Cutter and, as she sits on the porch of the Sloane cottage, her mind wanders back to that summer of 1965 and the boy who changed her life forever.
Sarah & Zoey is the tale of two women from disparate backgrounds and the one remarkable dog who saved them both.. It is a story of the power of unconditional love.
"Any who like horror stories and gothic fiction will find Mateguas Island an exceptional read" ~Midwest Book Review
"Fans of Watkins's Mateguas Island will welcome this solid sequel…Watkins smoothly integrates the paranormal with a complex family drama." ~Publishers Weekly
"A deftly crafted contemporary gothic thriller" ~Chanticleer Book Review

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SUMMER GIRL, A Novel
“A heartfelt story of a boy and a girl….it captivated my heart from beginning to end” ~Patricia Bell for Readers Favorite

“Summer Girl isn't formula writing about a summer fling, but a deeper story of coming of age, sexual abuse in families and methods of survival” ~D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review

Does first love, true love, ever really die?

Jake Chambers, born on Cutter Island, is coming home for the first time in more than a decade. But as the ferry approaches the wharf, he finds himself on a collision course with his past … memories of a summer long forgotten and a girl destined to haunt him forever.

Andi Martin is also back on Cutter and, as she sits on the porch of the Sloane cottage, her mind wanders back to that summer of 1965 and the boy who saved her life in so many ways.

Summer Girl is the story of Andi and Jake. Told in three distinct voices, it is a tale of love, loss, survival, and, most of all, hope.


SARAH & ZOEY, A Novella
SARAH & ZOEY is the tale of two women, from disparate backgrounds, and of the one remarkable dog who saved them both. It is a story of the power of unconditional love.

Mateguas Island, A Novel of Terror and Suspense
What could be more idyllic than to live on an island off the coast of Maine? That's what Bill Andersen thought when he moved his family to Mateguas. But Mateguas is more than just pristine beaches nestled between rocky shores. No, Mateguas is something quite different, as the Andersens will soon find out.

Return to Mateguas Island, A Tale of Supernatural Suspense
A young woman searching for answers...
A man, trying desperately to remember what he has forgotten...
What secrets lie buried?
Come back ... back to the mythos, passion, and magic...
RETURN TO MATEGUAS ISLAND

Ghosts of Mateguas, A Mateguas Island Novel
The body of a young girl, found floating in the icy waters of Scarborough Marsh...
Six men, over a span of thirty-five years, disappear without a trace...
And a harbinger of evil, so ancient it defies memory, surfaces on the rocky shores of Mateguas...