Book Review: The Secrets of Lake Road by Karen Katchur

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Rating : 5/5 stars

This is Karen Katchur’s debut novel depicting a story which is set in the Pocono Mountains and its surrounding area.

The image reminds me so much of what autumn looks like in Northeastern Pennsylvania that I could imagine it as a cover for one of my books.

Excerpt from Karen Katchur’s official website

Although Karen mentioned autumn, the book is about a story happening in the summer instead. A story originated from the small colony of inns — inhabited by local community and tourists alike — surrounding the lake. The settlement is connected by the Lake Road with a happening Pavilion situated at the lakefront.

It was the summer of twelve years old that would be a life changing experience for Caroline. She is on a usual family trip to the lake with her mother and brother, staying over with their grandma and spending time with friends at the lakeside. But amidst the summer fun, Caroline’s was caught in confusion as ever regarding her feelings for her mother Jo, who had always distanced herself.

The usual trip turned unusual as a seven year old young girl went missing. The uneasiness of the community spread out as underwater rescue went underway. The search mission did uncover something but it was a fragment of the past. A set of bones which don’t belong to the young girl.

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