The Lake of DreamsBook - 2011
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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At a crossroads in her life, Lucy Jarrett returns home from Japan, only to find herself haunted by her father's unresolved death a decade ago. Old longings stirred up by Keegan Fall, a local glass artist who was once her passionate first love, lead her into the unexpected. In her family's rambling lakeside house, she discovers, locked in a window seat, a collection of objects that reveal a complex family past. As Lucy discovers and explores the traces of her lineage through the discovery of stunning stained glass windows. Lucy's quest for the truth reconfigures her family's history.
Kim Edwars is the author of "The Memory Keeper's Daughter."
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