The Lake House

by Morton, Kate (Author)

ISBN: 9781451649352

A suspenseful novel involving a mystery writer whose family was devastated when she was sixteen when her infant brother disappeared without a trace. Decades later a young detective from London stumbles upon the ruins of the family's lakeside estate in Cornwall and begins digging into the unsolved case--

Format: Paperback, 512 pages

Publisher: Washington Square Press, June 2016

Product Dimensions: 8 L × 5.3 W × 1.4 H

Publisher Marketing: Publisher Marketing: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Keeper comes a moody, suspenseful page-turner (People, Best Book Pick) filled with mystery and spellbinding secrets.

Living on her family s idyllic lakeside estate in Cornwall, England, Alice Edevane is a bright, inquisitive, and precociously talented sixteen-year-old who loves to write stories.

One midsummer s eve, after a beautiful party drawing hundreds of guests to the estate has ended, the Edevanes discover that their youngest child, eleven-month-old Theo, has vanished without a trace. He is never found, and the family is torn apart, the house abandoned.

Decades later, Alice is living in London, having enjoyed a long successful career as a novelist. Miles away, Sadie Sparrow, a young detective in the London police force, is staying at her grandfather s house in Cornwall. While out walking one day, she stumbles upon the old Edevane estate now crumbling and covered with vines. Her curiosity is sparked, setting off a series of events that will bring her and Alice together and reveal shocking truths about a past long gone...yet more present than ever.

A lush, atmospheric tale of intertwined destinies from a masterful storyteller, The Lake House is an enthralling, thoroughly satisfying read.

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