The Keeper's Son - Josh Thurlow, Bk 1 Author:Homer Hickam Haunted by inner demons, Josh Thurlow returns home to Killakeet Island to command a small Coast Guard patrol boat manned by a colorful crew of locals. Dominating the glorious beauty of the little island is the majestic Killakeet Lighthouse, kept for generations by the Thurlow family. Its presence is a continuous reminder to Josh of the mysteriou... more »s loss of his baby brother at sea seventeen years before, a tragedy for which he was blamed. But Josh is convinced that his brother might still be alive and begins searching for him even after German U-boats arrive and soak the beaches with blood.
Josh's quest puts him in the path of Otto Krebs-the most audacious of the U-boat commanders and a deadly enemy who may also hold the answers Josh is seeking. But when he meets Dosie Crossan, a young woman fighting her own war against the invaders, Josh must decide whether to risk all on a love that could destroy him or redeem him...« less
Haunted by inner demons, Josh returns home to command a small Coast Guard patrol boat near the lighthouse kept by his family for generations. It's a conitninuing reminder to him of the loss of his baby brother for which he was blamed. But he is convinced his brother is alive and seraches for him after German uboats arrive.