River of Secrets, Summer of the Rose

River of Secrets, Summer of the Rose

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THE RIVER HAS SECRETS SHE WILL NEVER TELL... Somewhere deep in the forest, where not many have ventured to go, lies a secret. It's the summer of 1877 when Anna Brownfield, 12, and her twin brothers, Jed and Josiah, 15, set out to find the secret place in the river, hidden in the forest near their little dirt road southern town, where folks say that if you touch the water there, you will look around and realize you have traveled forward or even backward in time. Little do they know what the "Enchanted Lady" winding her way through the forest, which Anna refers to as "Lady River," has in store for them. Anna is now 87 years old, and she has some stories to tell, but none quite like the "Summer of the Rose..". BUT ANNA KNOWS A FEW OF THEM... So pull up a chair and sit for a while with Anna, Sam "Tater" Jenson, Mattie Turner, and the others, along with "Flapjack," the town hound dog as they take you back to a time of early southern America, when the town storytellers sat out in rocking chairs in front of the old stores and told stories of days gone by. Go back to a time when you saw the world through the eyes of a child and dared to imagine the impossible. You might hear a story you just wouldn't believe... AND SO DOES JONATHAN... Did she find her true love because of a secret place in the river, like others claim they did? There are others who have stories to tell, and Anna knows who they are...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 14.73mm | 412.77g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508429014
  • 9781508429012

About Flossie Stewart

Flossie Stewart lives in North Carolina with her husband, Keith, and loves creating inspirational, emotionally involved stories that pull on the reader's heart strings, and more projects are definitely on the way! Her characters indeed become very real to her, and will challenge and inspire you to dream and believe in the impossible! She is also the author of "Return to Freedom, Voices in the Wind," an emotionally moving and powerful Native American adventure saga which takes you on a journey into the past and back again as a family goes on a vacation they will never forget! Read sneak previews and more at flossiestewartbooks.com!show more

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