Edward Norvell

Biography

Ed Norvell lives with his wife in Salisbury, North Carolina. He has two grown children and is an attorney working for non-profit land trusts across the state of North Carolina. He and his wife own a house on Ocracoke Island which is their second home. He has published Portsmouth, Spies, U-boats and Romance on the Outer Banks, Southport, a Story of Second Chances, Shadows, No Salt To Season, and two collections of short stories. He received his undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill, a masters degree in English and creative writing from the City University of New York, and his JD Degree from the Wake Forest University School of Law. He has also attended the Breadloaf Writer's Conference at Middlebury College, VT.

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Ocracoke Between the Storms, A Story of Love and Healing on the Outer Banks
By Edward Norvell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,770. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction
After losing his beloved wife three months earlier, Luke Harrison plans to end his tormented life by walking into the surf at the southern end of Ocracoke Island. But retiree Hank Kilgo has a different plan for the young Luke. After rescuing Luke from drowning, Hank brings him home to his wife Cora. Cora sees her own son in Luke and immediately starts to rekindle Luke’s will to live.
Sharking and Other Stories
By Edward Norvell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,970. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
A collection of short stories, mostly set in the south starting with the lead story about a young man and his relationship with his father put to the test on a fishing trip. There are fantasy stories and stories of love, romance, and love lost in this collection.
Southern Gothic and Other Stories
By Edward Norvell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,500. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
A collection of short stories set mostly in piedmont North Carolina. Stories about the eccentric wife of a former movie star living on stories of the past in her crumbling mansion, a young man who murders his father, two sisters who protect themselves in a unique way from marauding soldiers during the Civil War and other tales.
No Salt to Season
By Edward Norvell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,330. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009. Category: Fiction
“No Salt to Season” is the story of how a young man moved from failed love, and a broken engagement to find the love of his life and his adventures along the way. Set in the Piedmont region of North Carolina in the late 1970s. Follow Michael Slade as he makes one mistake after another in his quest for love. He almost doesn’t make it, but he finally finds true love and happiness.
Shadows
By Edward Norvell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,570. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2009. Category: Fiction
Shadows is the story of a young man sorting through the pain and guilt of losing his first love during the era of the Vietnam War. Set in New Orleans, Myrtle Beach and Piedmont North Carolina, Michael is torn between his first love Lisa and his parents who want to break them up. When he develops cancer at the age of twenty his choices narrow.
Southport, A Story of Second Chances
By Edward Norvell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2009. Category: Fiction
Set in the historic Southport waterfront area of North Carolina, Southport is a journey through loss, betrayal and pain into redemption and second changes. It is the road to the kind of love that saves a life and to the joy that's still there even when all seems lost.
Portsmouth, Spies, U-Boats, and Romance on the Outer Banks
By Edward Norvell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,740. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2009. Category: Fiction
Portsmouth is set on the North Carolina Outer Banks in 1942 during the Battle of the Atlantic when German U-boats operated freely off the east coast of North Carolina. Two German U-Boats were sunk off the North Carolina Coast that spring, the U-85 and the U-352. We follow Kurt Sanger, a German who came ashore on the Outer Banks and falls in love with a local girl while on a spy mission

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