‘South Toward Horn’ by Wes Dannreuther is a captivating mystery novel that will take the readers on an unforgettable journey of romance, drama, and adventure. The breathtaking beauty of the Mississippi coast setting comes to life through the author’s exceptional storytelling.
The novel is set around the picturesque Mississippi Coast, weaving a tale of mystery and self-discovery that will keep the readers engaged until the end. The story revolves around a young man’s quest for truth and justice, intertwined with enthralling subplots and well-developed characters. Jimmy O’Connor returns back home to the Gulf Coast with the mission to rebuild his life and discover the truth about his father’s death. And that’s where the story begins, with Jimmy’s first day back at the shipyard, which is quickly marred by a hazing incident that sparks suspicions about his new boss’s involvement in his father’s life. Fate introduces Jimmy to another path as he finds his father’s old journal, which serves as a portal to the secrets of the past.
Jimmy then embarks on a three-day expedition stretching from Horn Island all the way to Memphis and back, leaving readers wondering if Jimmy will be able to find out the truth. The emotional and life-threatening journey of the protagonist to find out the truth about his father’s death adds a mysterious and thrilling touch to the story. South Toward Horn is a beautifully written novel that captures the true essence of the Mississippi Coast, combining the elements of adventure, drama, and romance.