The Point of the Sword
by Debra Milligan
The Point of the Sword is a powerful love story of a man of experience, and of the enraptured coming of age of a girl of independence. Set in 1925 in Ship Bottom, New Jersey, this novel presents Andrew Derwent, formerly of the Royal Navy, who has moved to America to start a new life; and Sabine Mercier, a painter. They meet, by chance, on the pure white sands. Their lives will never be the same.