John Pielmeier is a three-time Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated playwright and screenwriter. His successful plays, television movies, and miniseries include Agnes of God, Gifted Hands, Choices of the Heart, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, and successful screen adaption of Ken Follett’s The Pillars of the Earth. He has received the Humanitas Award (plus two nominations), five Writers’ Guild Award nominations, a Gemini nomination, an Edgar Award, the Camie Award, and a Christopher Award. He is married to writer Irene O’Garden and lives in upstate New York. Hook’s Tale is his first novel.
The Pon Pon flower shop has four terrifying leaks, caused by a family of Wood Fish.
Murray and his staff race toward the impending catastrophe in the Leaks Agency's submarine, the Onyx, taking a dangerous shortcut through the Valley of Bones, guarded by the colossal turtle Baugmaus.
Will they outrun the leaping leviathan, and can Murray figure out how to save Half Lake Inn before it's too late?