"Compelling characters and poignant philosophical questions drive The Narrows.... An excellent family drama with suspense and heart." —IndieReader
A harrowing extraction of members of a religious cult goes awry. Junior high teacher Larry Brown teams up with experienced extractor nicknamed Black Lightning to rescue his cousin from a cult. But the mission is complicated by Larry's unfaithful girlfriend and the drowning of another cult member in the Charles River. And then Larry's cousin isn't as willing as Larry hoped. These events work together on a day in a family vacation home on Cape Cod to turn Larry's world upside down.
Spanning a ten-day period, The Narrows chronicles the personal and social challenges that took place during the cultural transformation of the 1970s.
"Its special blend of psychological inspection with components of thriller reading will delight literary seekers of quality fiction." —Midwest Book Review
"…the different path individuals take to find their niche in the world. With Larry it's about maintaining the status quo—a respectable job, a nice apartment and a girlfriend—while Bradley is more open to exploring other avenues to find his nirvana.” —Foreword Magazine
Mark Zvonkovic is a novelist and recovering lawyer who lives in Baja, California with his wife Nancy and their two dogs, Finn and Cooper.