A thoughtful story, with very human characters. So here I sit having just finished... let me start off by saying that all expectations I had for this have been exceeded. Alex is coolly, almost sadistically indifferent to a co-worker (Lynn Collins) who all but throws herself at his feet, while Kate has recently broken up with a perfectly decent but manifestly inadequate fiancé (Dylan Walsh), who keeps showing up no matter what year it is. June 1933, and the Edevane familys country house, Loeanneth, is polished and gleaming, ready for the much-anticipated Midsummer Eve party. The novel starts in Cornwall in 1933 with 16 year old Alice Edevane in the family country house of Loeanneth and the Midsummer Eve party that affected several lives. They have three children and live in London. This novel is very descriptive and multifaceted. Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock Are Reunited in 'The Lake House', Sandra Bullock plays a doctor who falls for a man living in the past in "The Lake House. Living on her family’s idyllic lakeside estate in Cornwall, England, Alice Edevane is a bright, inquisitive, innocent, and precociously talented sixteen-year-old who loves to write stories. Kate Morton writes great books where the houses are characters and this one is no different. Alice had recently decided she was going to be a writer and had decided to present her first manuscript to her friend, Ben Munro, a handsome you. "Not much has changed," Kate writes to him at one point, when he asks what things are like in the future. I was provided a copy of this book by the publisher and Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. The Lake House by Kate Morton is a 2015 Atria publication. Is this just me or do other readers feel the same? I wasn’t disappointed. Mine certainly was. Sadie’s investigative work with local characters, as well as family members who have kept secrets for so long, is rigorous and ongoing. Add to that the author is Kate Morton and I knew I was in for a treat. Morton, however, moves back and forth through the seven decades of mystery without missing a beat. . A little suspense, a family tragedy, secrets and at last a dénouement. by Kate Morton ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 20, 2015 A suspected kidnapping, a once-proud manor house, and a disgraced police officer all figure in Morton’s latest multigenerational Cornish saga. with solving it. But the movie is, above all, a showcase for its stars, who seem gratifyingly comfortable in their own skin and delighted to be in each other's company again, in another deeply silly, effortlessly entertaining movie. That would be Mr. Reeves's Alex, a soulful real estate developer who turns out actually to be the previous tenant. I have enjoyed all of KM's novels but this one will easily go down as my favorite. I really liked Sadie as she held strongly to her views and wasn’t frightened to stick to her guns. She takes her theory about a mother’s disappearance to the media, and her superiors immediately shuttle her off to Cornwall for a visit with her grandfather. Engaging complicated and a bit hard to follow, it a page Turner none the less. While on leave from her job, a police detective stumbles upon an abandoned estate in Cornwall, and discovers the 70-year old cold case of Theo Edevane's disappearance from the house.
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