[Pdf/E–pub] The Lake by Louise Sharland
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free please visit blog hereThank you to Netgalley for providing this free ARC in exchange for my honest eviewI Not Handsome Enough reuested this book as the cover and blurbeally appealed to me It promised to be a thrilling addictive page turner and although it was good it could have been betterI found the characters to be interesting and engaging and I ead the whole book in less than a day There were no points in the book were I was bored but neither were there any where I was eally thrilled or absorbed It was a good Busy Park read but not a book I would ever be likely to pick up for aeread Thankyou to Avon Books for providing me with a copy of The Lake via Netgalley in exchange for an honest Beer Law: What Brewers Need to Know reviewKate s life has been an unending journey of misery since her 15 year old son Michael drowned While she is convinced his death wasn t an accident everyone around her including her husband wants her to just move on When Kates mother is hospitalized from a stroke she heads to her house to look after her cat and be closer to her mum She didn t expect to find Michael s diary in her mother s house And she didn t expect it toeveal even uestions about not only his death but a life Kate knew nothing about Determined to solve the mystery of the night Michael died she ll stop at nothing to get to the truthThe Lake was a gripping GIS and Fr�uleins: The German-American Encounter in 1950s West Germany read with several characters I wanted toeach through the pages and strangle Being a mother myself stories about harm befalling children are always an emotional The Confederate Privateers read and this one was no exception A fast paced thriller covering many intense subjects such as abusiveelationships grief family issues and The Lake provided enough drama and TWISTS TO KEEP ME ENTERTAINED THE to keep me entertained the way through While some of the plot points were a little predictable on the whole I found the story an engaging and easy Big Bad Detective Agency readI decommend this one to anyone who enjoys domestic thrillers Was a good booknot great Took me a bit to get into it Was hard to hold my interest in parts Did finish it and ended up liking itThanks to the author the publisher and NetGalley for an early The Placer release of this book Six years ago Kate lost her son The truth lies just beneath the surfaceKate's world falls apart when her teenage son drowns in the waters by his school She’s convinced it wasn’t just a tragic accident but no one will listenThen six years later Kate unearths Michael’s lost diary andealises she may finally be able uncover what Otto Freundlich: Cosmic Communism really happened that nightBut as she delves deeper she begins toealise that she didn’t ,Spoiler Please Visit
Ichael in a tragic drowning accident Her husband wants her to move on and concentrate on her future but when Kate finds her son s diary her suspicions The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, rise about whateally happened to Michael all those years ago I Profiles in Leadership: Historians on the Elusive Quality of Greatness really loved the sound of this novel based on the blurb and it did not take me very long toead I enjoyed Kate s interactions with her sister and her neighbour as well as learning about a very different childhood to my own However I Really Struggled To Warm struggled to warm the main protagonist She makes some uestionable choices and behaves in ways I could not eally elate to I think the plot
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is a much lighter thriller than i wasa much lighter thriller than I was Thank you to NetGalley for providing a copy in Other People's Property: A Shadow History of Hip-Hop in White America return for an honesteview The Lake is the captivating yet heartbreaking tale of a mother who loses her son to a tragedy but believes that foul play was somehow involved and will go to the ends of the earth to prove it But is she ight AE nurse Kate Hardy is a grieving mother who is still struggling to come to terms with the death of her teenage son Michael David Penrose six years ago He was only fifteen when was found drowned despite being a strong and competitive swimmer at Argal Lake in 2015 Despite her husband and Michael s stepfather Adam a doctor and a controlling manipulator her mum and her sister having tried their best to be there for her it s problematic as none of them will listen to her pleas about his death and the possibility that someone else was involved and has up until now gotten off scot free The police uled it to be a tragic accident but Kate believes it was something much sinister than that and is hellbent on finding out the truth Kate had been visiting the lake to lay flowers and sit on Michael s memorial bench and was seated by the lake watching a young boy paddle board yet when he falls and starts struggling to keep his head above the water her feet are planted like two concrete blocks and she s unable to move to help him I guess in some ways this is about her egret that she was not there to help her son when he needed. Eally know her son – or the people in his life – at all And that sometimes secrets are better left submergedAn absorbing emotionally charged and addictive page turner that will keep you gripped into the dark hours perfect for fans of Linda Green and Teresa DriscollReaders love The Lake‘Atmospheric unsettling and gripping Louise is clearly a fresh new talent to the genre’ Phoebe Morgan. Her but she is already struggling to hold it together given it s the anniversary of his death She also has a phobia of water that she didn t have before the drowning Luckily the boy s mother is close by and jumps into action Kate tends to the boy when he s out of the water by doing CPR and forcing air into his
waterlogged lungs She has been used to the looks of judgement she had eceived from people after uestioning the policelungs She has been used to the looks of judgement she had eceived from people after uestioning the police version of events leading up to Michael s death it was normal to her nowThose who surround her much to her chagrin often treat her as though she s crazy and uestion everything from her judgement to her mental state So far Kate hasn t pursued her own investigation into her son those around him and the circumstances surrounding the incident but she feels like she s at the stage where this is essential for her health and wellbeing Even if no one will have her back she will carry this out alone if she has to It s the least her son deserves and she can t uite believe that her family and friends are all okay with just accepting the police s haphazard determination even if they also have ualms about the tragedy themselves was it laziness or did they simply not have ualms about the tragedy themselves was it laziness or did they simply not When Kate finds Michael s diary at her mother s house it gives her the break she was looking for There seems to be a lot about her son s life she didn t know and figures it was a secret he had that may have gotten him killed There are also countless eferences to Diving Fish whoever that may be With a Britain, Europe And The Third World renewed sense of perspective she vows not to stop until she uncovers the truth This is a captivating and compulsive mystery packed with heart emotion and the unbreakable bond between mother and son Kate is a character who is likeable andelatable and her dogged determination even in the face of her family not showing her any support made her a hero and a strong woman in my eyes The villain of the story is Scotland Yard revealed about halfway through the book and then theest is dedicated to the search for enough evidence to prove wrongdoing in a court of law Full of emotion compassion and a uiet esilience Kate is a formidable protagonist in a gritty palpably tense and thoroughly compelling tale Highly ecommended. Author of The Babysitter‘One of the best debut novels I have Unverified: A Novel read – compelling claustrophobic and captivating’ Katerina Diamond author of The Heatwave'An intelligent and thought provoking story that combines psychological thrills with the heartfelt emotions of a grieving mother with a great cast of characters this book is highlyecommended’ Louise Douglas author of The House by the Se.