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MY SIDE OF THE OCEAN

A Novel by Ron Irwin

"Profound and unputdownable, it’s a novel of great empathy and insight..."

- Jenefer Shute, Author of Life-Size 

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"My Side of the Ocean is an extraordinary exploration of the authentic self of a woman... Irwin has found words for a deeper, surprising intuition, a rebel movement that seems to come from a woman’s womb. I trusted and loved the process of this writer’s channeling."

- Tracey Farren, Author of Tess and The Book of Malachi

Ron Irwin, author of Flat Water Tuesday, is a Cape Town based writer who gives his readers insight into the everyday lives of ex-pats living in the Mother City in his latest romance beach read, My Side of The Ocean.

 

My Side of the Ocean is a novel of great empathy and insight, exploring essential questions about what it means to live, and love, when the secure foundations of a life have been ripped away.

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MY SIDE OF THE OCEAN 

When American artist Stella Wright moves from New York to Cape Town, she never anticipates falling in love with both the city and a reclusive surfer who is with her during a close encounter with a Great White shark. As she recovers from this harrowing experience, she begins to reassess everything in her life, and is forced to confront the choices she has made and the decisions that will change her life forever. 

Advance Author Praise for Ron Irwin's
My Side of the Ocean

My Side of the Ocean is an extraordinary exploration of the authentic self of a woman. A terrifying meeting with an apex predator triggers the dissolution of all the ways Stella has betrayed herself, dragging her through the depths of her discontent to strike rock. But despite Stella’s fierce need to strip bare, this novel is not about separateness. Rather it traces and celebrates the unconscious connections between all people, even enemies. It sinks beneath the roles of wife, husband, lover to the benign force that binds prey and predatory together in a powerful potential for violence or gentleness. Irwin has found words for a deeper, surprising intuition, a rebel movement that seems to come from a woman’s womb. I trusted and loved the process of this writer’s channeling.

 

- Tracey Farren, Author of Tess and The Book of Malachi

My Side of the Ocean is a riveting read that opens with a dramatic shark attack and traces the aftereffects of trauma on a woman’s life, art, and marriage. Profound and unputdownable, it’s a novel of great empathy and insight, exploring essential questions about what it means to live, and love, when the secure foundations of a life have been ripped away.

- Jenefer Shute, Author of Life-Size 
 

There are few places more seductive and turbulent than Cape Town, South Africa, the tip of a continent where two oceans meet. Ron Irwin's My Side of the Ocean brings us the story of Stella Wright, an American artist in love. It's a novel about art, sharks, longing and the equisite pain of making a decision that will change your life forever. I loved this novel.

- Amanda Eyre Ward, New York Times Bestselling author of Forgive Me and The Jetsetters
 

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