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The Secrets of Lost Stones A soul stirring novel about the bonds between mother and child and the redemption that comes with facing the past and letting it go.Thirty two year old Jess Abbot has lost everything her job, her apartment, and most heart wrenching her eight year old son, Chance, to a tragic accident Haunted by memories and grief, Jess packs what s left and heads for the small mountain town of Pine Lake, where she takes a position as caregiver to an eccentric old woman.A rud clairvoyant, Lucy is strange but welcoming and immediately intuits Jess as a loose end in need of closure But Jess isn t the only guest in Lucy s large Victorian home There s also Star, a teenage runaway with a secret too painful to share And the little boy with heart shaped stones, who comes with a hope for reconciliation and a warning.Soon Jess learns that she s not the only lost soul running from the ghosts of the past She and Star have been brought together for a reason to be saved by the very thing that destroyed them. Free Download The Secrets of Lost Stones [ Author ] Melissa Payne [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – grisedalelodge.co.uk

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  1. This book kept me up till the early hours, which says plenty about it It was my Kindle First selection for August I enjoyed it so much and it held my interest throughout, so, though it s an old cliche, it was absolutely gripping I adore the cover and this is the author s debut novel, which is really impressive.It s fascinating how this rag tag selection of very different people all end up sharing a house, each with their own miserable pasts, yet they make it work There were a lot of surp This book kept me up till the early hours, which says plenty about it It was my Kindle First selection for August I enjoyed it so much and it held my interest throughout, so, though it s an old cliche, it was absolutely gripping I adore the cover and this is the author s debut novel, which is really impressive.It s fascinating how this rag tag selection of very different people all end up sharing a house, each with their own miserable pasts, yet they make it work There were a lot of surprises along the way for sure Also some comedic moments among them Yet one passage made me terribly sniffy as well My favourite character was Star, I d say..she had a really good heart.My only real critique in this story is that she utilises a few descriptions too often, such as the amount of time a character sighs, pressing arms into bellies, pulling a ponytail tight, hugging arms across chests then stuffing hands under thighs They were all used too often I didn t stumble upon one mistake till I was 85...

  2. The Secrets of Lost Stones is a beautifully written, moving novel about finding forgiveness and family in the least likely places Melissa Payne has crafted a compelling story with engaging prose and well developed characters who you ll fall in love with just like I did Lucy is a mysterious woman, known as the witch of Pine Lake, who has surrounded herself with lost souls most living, and some only partially alive whose stories still have loose ends that need tying up The problem Lucy can t The Secrets of Lost Stones is a beautifully written, moving novel about finding forgiveness and family in the least likely places Melissa Payne has crafted a compelling story with engaging prose and well developed characters who you ll fall in love with just like I did Lucy is a mysterious woman, known as the witch of Pine Lake, who has surrounded herself with lost souls most living, and some only partially alive whose stories still have loose ends that need tying up The problem Lucy can t always predict how these loose ends will resolve It s up to the people she s brought together to figure that out for themselves The two main characters with loose ends are Jess and Star Jess is a thirty something woman who is running from the scars of her past tragedies and desperately searching for a new life Star is a homeless teenager who has been forced to fend for herself Both characters are fully fleshed out, their stories heartbreaking and their pa...

  3. Wish there wasI only wish that we could have met Lucy earlier in other episodes and stories Meeting her so late in life, Lucy being 85, makes me know we ve missed so many good stories about her The storyline is reminiscent of the Hallmarks the good witch and just like with that show , I would have enjoyedflamboyant examples of Lucy s power, Chances development into such a powerful ghost entity, and a hint of where Star and Jess go now Ending up back in foster care for 8 months wa Wish there wasI only wish that we could have met Lucy earlier in other episodes and stories Meeting her so late in life, Lucy being 85, makes me know we ve missed so many good stories about her The storyline is reminiscent of the Hallmarks the good witch and just like with that show , I would have enjoyedflamboyant examples of Lucy s power, Chances development into such a powerful ghost entity,...

  4. Welcome to Pine Lake This book was nothing like I expected and different from my usual read but I was captured from the first page Lucy is the witch of Pine Lake and she knows things past and present before they even happen Jess and Star are two people with such hurt in their hearts from losing people in their lives Somehow Lucy puts them together so they can help each other I laughed and cried and fell in love with the writing and the story Thank you to lake union publishing for an ARC Welcome to Pine Lake This book was nothing like I expected and different from my usual read but I was captured from the first page Lucy is the witch of Pine Lake and she knows things past and present before they even happen Jess and Star are two people with such hurt in their hearts from losing people in their lives Somehow Lucy puts them together so they can help each other I laughed and cried and fell in love ...

  5. Lost stonesMy First Read choice for August, it s listed as Contemporary Fiction I would list it as paranormal It s an interesting story, a lot of people with a lot of secrets and a facilitator who brings everything together I enjoyed the book and the characters and would readby this author.

  6. Get ready for an emotional roller coaster that is not going to let you off until the very last page.Jess is still reeling from the loss of her son several years ago Star is just trying to survive a life on the streets Lucy is the one that is going to bring them together, into a mismatched family As the secrets and memories begin to surface for both, they have to learn to deal with the pain in different ways, but each path that they are on are leading them towards each other, as much as they a Get ready for an emotional roller coaster that is not going to let you off until the very last page.Jess is still reeling from the loss of her son several years ago Star is just trying to survive a life on the streets Lucy is the one that is going to bring them together, into a mismatched family As the secrets and memories begin to surface for both, they have to learn to deal with the pain in dif...

  7. It takes time for all the loose ends to be in one place, but once they are, things tend to move very quickly Lucy is known as the witch of Pine Lake Her mission is to tie up loose ends.In reality, she is an elderly woman who deeply cares about people and has a sixth sense Right I absolutely loved this wonderful, eccentric person I thought her clues were spot on and made me think while reading each page.Lucy knows both the past and present pain of Jess and Star and why they need closure, It takes time for all the loose ends to be in one place, but once they are, things tend to move very quickly Lucy is known as the witch of Pine Lake Her mission is to tie up loose ends.In reality, she is an elderly woman who deeply cares about people and has a sixth sense Right I absolutely loved this wonderful,...

  8. Goodreads friend Lyndaand her positive reviewdrew me to this book.Mysterious storylineis ever so intriguing.You just have to knowthe who, what, where,when, why and how,is all this Happening.3.6 Fascinating Stars.Clean.Foul Language.

  9. An Exceptional and Compelling DebutMelissa Payne has brought forth a treasure trove of a novel This novel speaks quite loudly through the characters and plotting The book is one that immediately caught my interest, and I read it through in one sitting My sleep suffered, but for a great novel So I view that as a pretty good payoff.This is very well crafted, and it is skillful in filing out fascinating little pieces that come together in truly excellent form There are three main characters, t An Exceptional and Compelling DebutMelissa Payne has brought forth a treasure trove of a novel This novel speaks quite loudly through the characters and plotting The book is one that immediately caught my interest, and I read it through in one sitting My sleep suffered, but for a great novel So I view that as a pretty good payoff.This is very well crafted, and it is skillful in filing out fascinating little pieces that come together in truly excellent form There are three main characters, that are unique and seem realistic I feel the nearly palpable love that the author poured into these characters They each shine in their own ways The character of Star is one that I can very much identify with I was also a foster child, and Ms Payne does an excellent job of de...