The Lake and the Lost Girl

The Lake and the Lost Girl : A Novel

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"Vincenta keeps you turning pages as she takes you on a journey that explores the complexities of marriage and families, professional quests as well as one's deepest, darkest passions."-- Renee Rosen, bestselling author of What the Lady Wants

When her husband's scholarly interest turns to obsession, Lydia Carroll will do whatever it takes to save her family

Local romance author Lydia Carroll only knows one version of the MSW story: her husband's. English professor Frank Carroll has been fixated on the mystery of her disappearance for years, crafting a narrative based on Mary's poetry and journals that insist that Mary lived past that night in 1939.

As Frank's behavior grows more erratic, Lydia sees that his interest in Mary has evolved into an obsession--one that threatens to destroy the family they have built together. Lydia throws herself into the mystery, hoping to solve it and bring peace back to her home. But as Lydia begins investigating, her son takes action with a plan of his that will bring the family to a breaking point and change Lydia's destiny forever.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 22mm | 399.16g
  • Naperville, United States
  • English
  • 1492642460
  • 9781492642466

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"This is a novel you will tell your friends about. This is an author you will look forward to hearing more from. This is a story that will tear your heart out, and remember both for its graceful telling and the clear-eyed reality with which it presents two women's lives. " - Emelle Gamble, author of Secret Sister and Second Man
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200 ratings
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4 36% (71)
3 36% (72)
2 12% (23)
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