THE LAKE OF DREAMS

Cover of The Lake of Dreams

THE LAKE OF DREAMS WAS A GREAT STORY ABOUT LUCY JARRETT WHO IS LIVING IN JAPAN WITH HER BOYFRIEND YOSHI.  SHE RECEIVES NEWS THAT HER MOTHER HAS BEEN INJURED IN A CAR ACCIDENT AND SHE  FEELS COMPELLED TO RETURN HOME.  HER MOTHER IS NOT INJURED BADLY SO THEY HAVE TIME TO CATCH UP WITH THE FAMILY.  MUCH DRAMA ENSUES BETWEEN HER MOTHER, BROTHER AND UNCLE REGARDING HER MOTHER’S LAND AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE LAND WHERE THE OLD MILITARY DEPOT HAD BEEN. LUCY RUNS ACROSS AN OLD BOYFRIEND WHO STIRS UP OLD FEELINGS IN HER.  SHE ALSO STUMBLES UPON SOME VERY OLD FLYERS FROM THE EARLY 1900’S ABOUT SOME SUFFRAGETTE ACTIVITIES AND A LETTER THAT LEAD HER IN SEARCH OF A FAMILY MEMBER WHO NO ONE HAS EVER HEARD OF.  THE FAMILY HISTORY LUCY UNCOVERS HAS SOME DARK SECRETS BUT ALSO SOME EXCITING CONNECTIONS TO A STAINED GLASS ARTIST.   THE STORY IS WELL WRITTEN AND ENGAGING – ENJOY!

PUBLISHER’S BLURB:

From Kim Edwards, the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, an arresting novel of one family’s secret history.

Imbued with all the lyricism, compassion, and suspense of her bestselling novel, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, Kim Edwards’s The Lake of Dreams is a powerful family drama and an unforgettable story of love lost and found.

Lucy Jarrett is at a crossroads in her life, still haunted by her father’s unresolved death a decade earlier. She returns to her hometown in Upstate New York, The Lake of Dreams, and, late one night, she cracks the lock of a window seat and discovers a collection of objects. They appear to be idle curiosities, but soon Lucy realizes that she has stumbled across a dark secret from her family’s past, one that will radically change her—and the future of her family—forever.

The Lake of Dreams will delight those who loved The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, as well as fans of Anna Quindlen and Sue Miller.

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