The Green, the Black, and the Deep Blue Sea

THE GREEN, THE BLACK, AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA is the debut novel by writing partners Balestri & Celeste introducing Summer Kane, a 17-year-old lifeguard on Narragansett Beach, and Gabriel, a handsome young fisherman working on a fishing trawler out of Point Judith, Rhode Island, who guards a deep secret. Eight years ago, Summer Kane lost her only brother while sailing with her family in Narragansett Bay when a freak wave capsized their boat. Traumatized by the acciden sailing with her family in Narragansett Bay when a freak wave capsized their boat. Traumatized by the accident, she spent her childhood mostly alone, practicing the magic tricks her brother had taught her and swimming in the ocean near her house. Now a lifeguard, she meets Gabriel, who seems out of place with the rough, weathered fishermen of New England. Summer and Gabriel are instantly drawn to each other, but Summer’s father, a high-ranking government scientist, inexplicably forbids her from seeing him. Summer defies her father and sneaks off to find Gabriel. But instead she stumbles upon his shocking secret—and the terrible plan his people are on the verge of launching. In the race to stop the destruction, Summer learns something profound and unexpected about her family. And about herself. read more