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Until the Big Water Takes Them

John Jensvold



Owen Martin is a self-made man, a one-time orphan, and a skilled wielder of tools. Wandering from gig to gig in the north country, he can’t ignore the timeless simplicity of the slightly worn Palisade Point resort on Lake Superior’s North Shore. There he meets two very different sisters, Ann and Roxie Martini, who are both attracted to Owen for different reasons.  Tragedy strikes even before he’s hired on, and the summer unfolds in a series of life-altering events that puts the Martini family and its cherished Palisade Point squarely in the crosshairs of corporate interests. Soon, the sisters find themselves vulnerable and alone, with only a new friend to trust.


About the Author

John Jensvold is a Minnesota-based fiction author.  He and his wife, Madeline, have three adult daughters: Brielle, Mallory, and Liza. Together, they have made many excursions into the north country, particularly along Lake Superior’s legendary North Shore. When not writing, John is the Vice President of one of the largest Asian-American-owned commercial construction companies in the U.S. John holds a B.A. Degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. His work has appeared in From the Depths, Tin Can Literary Review, Alligator Juniper, and Santa Fe Writers Project.


Paperback ISBN 978-1-959681-00-7

eBook ISBN:  978-1-959681-01-4

Hardcover ISBN:  978-1-959681-02-1


Books are non-refundable.

Until the Big Water Takes Them by John Jensvold

  • Books are non-refundable.

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