The Author

Ben Sharbaugh works at Harvard University in the Office of Digital Strategy with a focus on multimedia, mobile technology, and the web. He studied creative writing (fiction) at Gordon College and is pursuing a master’s degree in literature at Harvard University’s extension school. Ben loves reading fiction, watching baseball, playing golf, skiing, video games, and Radiohead. He currently lives in Boston with his wife, Jess.

The Lowland

Like the characters in this novel, we can escape tragedy and survive unexpected outcomes with varying degrees of our sanity and happiness intact. But