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A Family Legacy

The Watson Works

by Wilson James


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Another tragedy has struck the Watson family and now the only thing left is the family business. Connor, the younger of the teen brothers, must try to make the tough decisions that will keep things going. Can Connor deal with his profound loss and prevent a similar tragedy when he has the chance? Can he find happiness and make a new family?The first ever sinking of a ferry on the rugged west coast becomes a personal tragedy for teenagers David and Connor Watson, back home in the small town of Franklin Lake. Four years previously, they were involved in the tragic accident that cost their father's life, and now having lost their mother and step-father, are orphans. What's worse is that all of the family's resources have been put into the family business, 'The Watson Works.' With no family left except for each other, David and Connor are faced with some tough choices.What should they do? Do they accept the interference of the adults who want to impose upon their lives, or do they try and make it on their own? With all kinds of obstacles thrown up, what are the chances that David and Connor can make it work?Connor finds himself with the opportunity to prevent a whole new tragedy from befalling others, and puts himself at risk to save lives. At the same time, he becomes entangled with those who were part of the life of his step-father, and that involvement leads to saving another young person. Connor also becomes the one who must struggle to keep the family business going, as he somehow finds the strength, courage, tenacity, and maturity beyond his years to effect positive changes in his own life and in the lives of those around him.This book was a second round selection for the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award.The author of "A Family Legacy: The Watson Works" is Wilson James, whose work has been reviewed at a major online retailer as "Very Inspiring" and "A Great Book."

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Wilson James (Author)

Wilson James was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and currently lives on the coast in northern California. He has worked in, on, and around the water, and loves to travel. He claims to be a sailor in addition to identifying himself as an a...

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