In her book The Lake House, author Kate Morton takes three stories about children—a missing child, an abandoned child, and a child given up. The Lake House, a mystery novel by Australian author Kate Morton, centers on the mysterious disappearance of Theo Edevane, an eleven-month-old baby. The Lake House: A Novel [Kate Morton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the New York Times bestselling author of The Secret.
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Fiction Book Review: The Lake House by Kate Morton. Atria, $28 (p) ISBN
The case has some similarities to the case that she'd been working on recently and Sadie begins investigating the cold case to keep her busy. Soon, she is completely absorbed by the disappearance of a young boy from the lake house seventy years earlier.
As the story progresses, multiple leads are explored and snuffed out. Glimpses of the lives of the boy's family members are provided as letters and other insights are revealed.
Alice, the boy's sister, is an esteemed writer and offers many insights into the events surrounding his disappearance. Although there was a love story or two along the way, they took a backseat to the mystery surrounding the crimes.
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Until one day, she stumbles upon an abandoned house surrounded by overgrown gardens and dense woods, and learns the story of a baby boy who disappeared without a trace. Do you feel that the author was successful in moving the reader between the historical and more contemporary times?
Thinking about the stories and histories in The Lake House, what themes were most interesting to you? Have you read other novels in which a house features within the text as vital and alive, kate morton the lake house as if it is another character in its own right?
The main female characters, Sadie, Alice, and Eleanor are all strong women with flaws. Is this the way you saw them? Did their imperfections allow you to identify or sympathize with one more than another?
Until a young police detective starts asking questions about her kate morton the lake house past, seeking to resurrect the complex tangle of secrets Alice has spent her life trying to escape Bestselling storyteller Morton excels in this mystery set against the gothic backdrop of s England.
It was one of those perfect August days when the air holds just the right amount of warmth and it seems as if time might stand still. The sky was a clear, bright blue, and the leaves and flowers of the garden were glistening.
I loved driving along the narrow, winding Cornish roads, hedgerows growing tall on either side, kate morton the lake house the corner to discover yet another village waiting to be explored.