Wednesday, November 28, 2007

The Puzzle Bark Tree

The Puzzle Bark Tree by Stephanie Gertler
Non-Genre


Grace and Melanie grew up with parents who showed them no emotions. The only love they got was from their housekeeper,Jemma. When their parents commit suicide only days before Christmas, they face a journey of uncovering the past and unearthing their parent's true spirit.

Grace inherits an island in upstate New York which she and her sister have never heard of let alone visited. Grace decides to go there after the funeral instead of to Aspen with her sterile husband.

Grace has suffered from some nightmares of her drowning and her parents abandoning her. At Sabbath Landing Grace finds Luke who helps her to understand her troubling memories and her background. This is a story that is spell-binding. I found myself in tears at the end and that has not happened in a long time

I also wanted to add that the cover art is beautiful






Rating:

(4.5/5)

4 comments:

Lisa said...

Hello, ladies! I read your blog and have a book that I think you would enjoy reviewing for Ace and Hoser. Brief description listed below. If you are interested in receiving a copy or would like additional information, please email me!

All Best,
Lisa
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THEFT OF THE MASTER by Edwin Alexander
ISBN: 978-0-9707558-5-8

THEFT OF THE MASTER is a complex and intricate crime story based on the chronicled accounts of Hitler’s orders to transport valuable cultural artifacts to Germany. History tells us that by 1944, the Nazi’s had stolen more art works than anyone in history.

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Dana said...

That book sounds very interesting

Roeboat said...

Dana,

It is! contact me if you would like a copy sent to you!

Best,
Lisa
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Lisa Roe
Online Publicist

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Lauren said...

Lisa - we contacted you through email as soon as you posted that comment. Should we email you again?