The Kings family has lived on Loosewood Island for threehundred years, and they’ve been blessed with the bounty of the sea. But for theKingses, every blessing comes with a curse. Woody Kings, the leader of theisland’s lobster fishing community and the family patriarch, teeters on thethrone. Cordelia, the oldest of Woody’s three daughters, stands to inherit thecrown after the death of her brother. To do so, however, she has to fend offmeth dealers from the mainland while navigating sibling rivalry and thevulnerable nature of her own heart when she falls in love with her sternman.
A love story and a modern epic in the grand Shakespeareanvein that introduces a fiery and unforgettable heroine, The Lobster Kingsis the story of Cordelia’s struggle to maintain her island’s way of life in theface of danger from offshore and the rich, looming, mythic legacy of herfamily’s namesake.