As the wounds of the Civil War are just beginning to heal, one fateful summer would forever alter the course of a young girl's life.
In 1868, on the barren shores of post-war Outer Banks North Carolina, the once wealthy Sinclair family moves for the summer to one of the first cottages on the ocean side of the resort village of Nags Head. Seventeen-year-old Abigail is beautiful, book-smart, but sheltered by her plantation life and hemmed-in by her emotionally distant family. To make good use of time, she is encouraged by her family to teach her father's fishing guide, the good-natured but penniless Benjamin Whimble, how to read and write. And in a twist of fate unforeseen by anyone around them, there on the porch of the cottage, the two come to love each other deeply, and to understand each other in a way that no one else does.
But when, against everything he claims to represent, Ben becomes entangled in Abby's father's Ku Klux Klan work, the terrible tragedy and surprising revelations that one hot Outer Banks night brings forth threaten to tear them apart forever.
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About Stephanie Einstein
Stephanie Einstein is a driven, multi-talented actress with a passion for telling stories. She has performed on television and in the theater. A Georgia native, she began her professional training at the Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts. She earned her BFA in Acting from Wright State University, where she was awarded the Tom Hanks Scholarship. Quick on her feet, she’s studied improv with Upright Citizens Brigade, and performed with Detour Improv Troupe. Stephanie also works as a professional audio book narrator.