Lost Lake

Lost Lake

3.67 (2,247 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

On a summer night in Portland, Oregon, violence erupts at a Little League game -- and attorney Ami Vergano watches in horror as the quiet, gentle artist she recently befriended does the unexpected and unthinkable . . .

In a cheap motel room in Washington, D.C., Vanessa Kohler -- ex-mental patient, supermarket tabloid reporter, and estranged daughter of a powerful general running for president -- views a news broadcast of the bizarre incident and believes she's found the only witness to a deadly conspiracy.

Caught between a possible madwoman and a confessed mass murderer, between reality and delusion, Ami races to unearth the terrible truth about dark events that may or may never have happened twenty years earlier in a secluded cabin on Lost Lake.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 104.14 x 190.5 x 35.56mm | 226.8g
  • Harper
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 006073504X
  • 9780060735043
  • 558,204

Review Text

"Lively ... the pacing is brisk, the plot cinematic." Janet Maslin in the New York Times
show more

Review quote

"Lively ... the pacing is brisk, the plot cinematic." -- Janet Maslin in the New York Times "A powerhouse thriller...a relentless gripper ... [that] never loses its fiendish hold on the reader's attention." -- Seattle Post-Intelligencer "Frighteningly plausible...a page turner." -- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The suspense [is] high ... surprises keep coming ... a labyrinthine plot built on twists and surprises." -- Publishers Weekly "Delivers the goods, with plenty of action, suspense, and danger." -- Booklist "Margolin's eleventh may be his best, with everything a thriller should have." -- Kirkus Reviews
show more

About Phillip Margolin

Phillip Margolin has written nineteen novels, many of them New York Times bestsellers, including his latest novels Woman with a Gun, Worthy Brown's Daughter, Sleight of Hand, and the Washington trilogy. Each displays a unique, compelling insider's view of criminal behavior, which comes from his long background as a criminal defense attorney who has handled thirty murder cases. Winner of the Distinguished Northwest Writer Award, he lives in Portland, Oregon.
show more

Rating details

2,247 ratings
3.67 out of 5 stars
5 19% (430)
4 39% (867)
3 34% (763)
2 7% (153)
1 2% (34)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X