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The Lake House (When the Wind Blows, Bk 2)
The Lake House - When the Wind Blows, Bk 2
Author: James Patterson
ISBN-13: 9780316603287
ISBN-10: 0316603287
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 384
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 367 ratings
Publisher: Little, Brown
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 5
I enjoyed the content of this book as much as the first one...the "evolution" of the childrens' growth was pretty amazing. The villain couldn't be more menevolent...he has no redeeming qualities. Perhaps the ending was in line with the story but seemed a bit over the top.The story is very imaginative.
Patterson said that these books are his most popular in the world...don't see how. His Murder Club and Alex Cross books are much superior. He remains one of my favorite authors.
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Helpful Score: 3
A very different book by James Patterson. Six children are made in a Laboratory. .. They are perfect ....they have wings ... and ...they can fly! The writing is terrific and terrifying. Who knows what today's labs are creating. This book could be the headlines of tomorrow. Very different book by a wonderful author.
Maureen
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Helpful Score: 3
I have always enjoyed JAmes Patterson. This book was an interesting and entertaining read. One could not help but fall in love with the main characters in this book. Mr Patterson did well, in drawing his readers in, so that they couldn't put this book down. I read it in 2 days!
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Helpful Score: 2
Fantasy woven into an intreging story - James Patterson taking a break from mysteries, but putting his talent for suspense to good use.
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Helpful Score: 2
This book was most definitely not my cup of tea. It may be yours though. I have listened to A LOT of James Patterson's audio books and this one was by far...well...honestly...really inane with very little to recommend it save for the two readers. I suffered through it because it was the only audiobook I had with me on a long drive. Waste of time though. Sorry James Patterson fans.
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Helpful Score: 2
This was different from the other James Patterson books that I've read. I didn't realize it was a Sci-Fi book. It is a nice story.
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Helpful Score: 1
Six extraordinary children are trying to lead normal lives in the Rocky Mountain countryside. The Lake House is full of never-saw-it-coming surprises. Little different from previous James Patterson novels but in this world I aheb come to believe anything.
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Helpful Score: 1
I did not like this book. In fact I did not finish it. I read the first book in this series, and made it through, but this one dragged. I do not like extremely impossible story lines.
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Helpful Score: 1
Great sequel to "When the Wind Blows". A good read.
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Helpful Score: 1
I thought this was probably one of the most ridiculous, badly written books I'd ever had the misfortune to lay my hands on. I don't recommend it.
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Helpful Score: 1
Meh. Patterson should have left good enough alone. This was just a rehashing of the first books, really, a clone of itself. It did leave the ending open for an interesting 3rd book, if he decides to go that way. I do want to read the YA books he did about this same storyline (at least I think they were)... anyway, worth a read if you have nothing else better to do, I was disappointed though.
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Great Series from Patterson again. 6 books in the series and they are all exciting, 4 of the Maximum Ride Series. But start with Lake House then When the Wind Blows..
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Another good book written by Patterson.
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Great story - picks up where When the Wind Blows.
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A bit odd, I was not aware of the series, but it was heart warming and kept you guessing
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ANOTHER GREAT ONE BY JAMES PATTERSON ONE OF MY FAVORITE AUTHORS!! HE ALWAYS LEAVES YOU WAITING FOR THE NEXT BOOK!
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much awaited sequel to when the wind blows...loved it
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I am not typically a fan of supernatural books...but this was a very memorable story children that can fly, and their travels to a place they think they can be safe: The Lake House. The ending was wonderful.
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Great book, couldn't put it down.
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Sequel to WHEN THE WIND BLOWS
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It was an ok book.
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This is continuation of "When the Wind Blows". It is an easy read. It is fast paced and interesting. A real page turner in my opinion.
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I didn't care for this book.
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Great read. I like these characters and hope he does a another sequel soon.
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Fantastic story everyone should read this one!!!!!
Frannie O'Neal, a Colorado veterinarian, knows a terrible secret that will change the history of the world. Kit Harrison, an FBI agent under suspension, has seen things that no one in their right mind would believe. A twelve-year-old girl named Max and five other children have powers we can only dream of. These children can fly. And the only place they will be safe is the Lake House. Or so they believe....
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A good reading sequel to "when the Wind Blows".
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This is the sequel to When the Wind Blows, and it was so good. It's great to know what happens to those flying children.
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Their parents don't understand them, the other kids pick on them, and there are hit men tracking them. In the disappointing sequel to When the Wind Blows, the genetically altered bird-children are back, up to their pinfeathers in danger. This time, Max and her "flock" are up against insane Dr. Ethan Kane and something called the "Resurrection Project," whose aim is world domination. The story plays like an action comic. Hope Davis and Stephen Lang share the narration responsibilities. Unfortunately, every scene is manipulated with music, which detracts from otherwise entertaining performances by two fine narrators. Patterson is a first-class storyteller even when he's not at his best, although improbable plotting and stereotyped characters manage to ground his beautiful futuristic children.
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Their parents don't understand them, the other kids pick on them, and there are hit men tracking them. In the disappointing sequel to When the Wind Blows, the genetically altered bird-children are back, up to their pinfeathers in danger. This time, Max and her "flock" are up against insane Dr. Ethan Kane and something called the "Resurrection Project," whose aim is world domination. The story plays like an action comic. Darn good read though
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Great follow up to When the Wind Blows. Love this story.
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I just picked this audio book because it was a James Patterson book. I had only ever only read one other book by him. I was pleasantly surprised with this one because the other book I read was When the Wind Blows and this is it's sequel. I enjoyed it very much. Patterson is so descriptive and brings the "flock" to life. Loved it!
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Another good Patterson read.
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Good next chapter in the Frannie O'Neil story.
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A very nice book by James Patterson. A little on the twisted side, but a nice book.
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Excellent follow up to When the Wind Blows. I couldn't put this book down.
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I hated for this story to end!
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For those of you who read Maximum Ride, this is the SECOND book that continues the ride. In usual Patterson form, it will keep you guessing until the end, it's a great read.
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A mesmerizing follow-up to When the Wind Blows [read that first!]; read it in one sitting. Beautifully written, touching, certainly tense at times, very enjoyable.
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Terrific read, entertaining and fast paced.
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Hated it - too freaky for me and not at all what I expected from Patterson.
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One of my favorite authors. Excellant book enjoyed the ride!
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Great sequel. Wish there was a sequel to the sequel.
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Good sequel to the first book, Where the Wind Blows
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Love this series! I wish there were more.
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Awesome read!
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Wonderful follow up to When the Wind Blows. James Patterson at his best!
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Six extraordinary children are trying to lead normal lives itn the Rocky Mountain countryside. The only place they have felt save is in the waterfront cabin called the Lake House.

James Patterson's imagination reaches a new high in creating these extra ordinary characters.
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sequel to When the Wind Blows. If you liked that one you'll like this one. Makes you think ....
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About six extraordinary children trying to find a normal life after a difficult begining. They find themselves in terrible danger with powerful people and astonishing adventures.
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Good sequel to When the Wind Blows
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Very different from his other books, but it's enjoyable... great beach book.
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The Lake House is full of the never-saw-it-coming surprises and breathtaking pace that have made James Patterson the #1 bestselling suspense writer in America today. I love to read James Patterson books and this is no exception.
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This is by far my favorite James Patterson book that i have read so far. Read it in one day, couldnt put it down. The things in this book make it seem that it might be able to happen in real life, It just kinda makes you think. (or it did for me anyways.) This is the sequel to "When the wind blows."
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I really enjoy this series even though I'm certainly not a young adult!!
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great James Patterson quick read
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Not James' best book, but if you like his other stuff... read it.
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Sequel to when the wind blows..you have to read that book first
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Didn't think I would like this book in the beginning because it sounded so far fetched, but it was good.
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The sequel to When The Wind Blows and just as great!! Absolutely loved these two books and the concept behind them. Pretty scary to think it could happen or be happening.
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sequel to When the Wind Blows. I liked it!
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Really like this book. I thought it was kind of different. Can't wait to read the other.
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The #1 bestsekker James Patterson has written the thriller of the summer--- and it's one that really soars!
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the sequel to as the wind blows, this finds the kids in
foster homes but evil soon comes back and they head back
for help to frannie and kit can they save them again.
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Very good book.
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This is a continuation of "When the Wind Blows"
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a good sequel to when the wind blows. but not as exciting as the first. max and the kids they are safe from the bad guys, but they thought wrong. this time it's not the school, but the hospital. the ending will make you smile with tears of saddness in your eyes.
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Good book, not quite as good as "When the Wind Blows".
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A veterinarian, finds some incredible children who can fly. There is a terrible secret that will chabge the history of the world. This dr will find out what it is.
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Another great read by James Patterson.
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If you have read When The Wind Blows, you have to read this book. This is another book to keep you up at night. Great reading!!!
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"Patterson gets his readers in his grip from page one and doesn't let go until the last page is turned" -- Booklist

I was disappointed at first because I hoped it was another Alex Cross book, but I quickly got into this fantasy and had trouble putting it down. Paul C.
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The memorable story begun in When the Wind Blows continues in this thrilling new novel. Frannie O'Neil, a Colorado veterinarian, knows a terrible secret that will change the history of the world. Kit Harrison, an FBI agent under suspension, has seen things that no one in his right mind would believe. A 12 year old girl named Max and five other incredible children have powers we can only dream of. These children can fly. And the only place they will be safe is the Lake House. Or so they believe.
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great follow up to the first book. Iwas a little disappointed in some of the scenes felt they wer e cut short. but otherwise not bad
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Another thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat!
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A nice change from Patterson's Alex Cross series.
In this book and the sequel "When The Wind Blows", 5 children who have the ability to fly are persued by evil forces.
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Good Read
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The excellent sequel to "When The Wind Blows".
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Excellent book! Anyone who has read Patterson's "When the Wind Blows" will definitely want to follow up with this sequel!
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The sequel to "When the Wind Blows" I enjoyed it very much It was nice to know what happened to the children.
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The memorable story begun in When the Wind Blows continues in this thrilling new novel, and it's one that really soars! Frannie O'Neil, a Colorado Veterinarian, knows a terrible secret that will change the history of the world. Kit Harrison, an FBI agent under suspension, has seen things that no one in his right mind would believe. A twelve-year-old girl named Max and five other incredible children have powers we can only dream of. These children can fly. And the only place they will be safe is the Lake House. Or so they believe---
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Frannie O'Neil, a Colorado veterinarian, knows a terrible secret that will change the history of the world. Kit Harrison, and FBI agent under suspension, has seen things that no one in his right mind would believe. A twelve-year-old girl named Max and five other incredible children have powers we can only dream of. These children can fly. And the only place they will be safe is the Lake House. Or so they believe.........
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Come on now its James Patterson give me a book by him that sucked.
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The memorable story begun in When the Wind Blows, continues in this thrilling new novel, and it's one that really soars! Frannie O'Neil, a Colorado veterinarian knows a terrible secret that will change the history of the world. Kit Harrison, an FBI agent under suspension has seen things that no one in his right mind would believe. A twelve year old girl named Max and five other incredible children have poweres we can only dream of. These children can fly. And the only place they will be safe is the Lake House, or so they believe...
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Sequel to Where The Wind Blows
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I love Patterson but thought 'When The Wind Blows' was by far better than this the second in his series. This is to far out for me and I think he could have done better.
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A continuation of the story begun in When The Wind Blows. It concerns Frannie O'Neil, the CO veterinarian who knows about Max. You will have trouble putting this book down.
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Good sequel to "When the Wind Blows".
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This is a sequel to WHEN THE WIND BLOWS. Frannie O'Neil, a verterinarian know a secret the will change the history of the world. An FBI agent has seen things that now one will believe. Six children can fly, and they believe the only place they are safe is in the Lake House
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Thrilling continuation of When the Wind Blows by Patterson.
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I LOVE this book (as well as the first book, When the Wind Blows). It is exciting, fast reading and so intriguing you can't put it down!! My favorite of the Patterson books yet!
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This is a great book! If you enjoy Patterson, you'll enjoy The Lake House!
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James Patterson is cool.
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Memorable follow-up to When the Wind Blows.
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Interesting sequel to When the Wind Blows. Love the flying children. Loved both of the books.
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I believe this is the second book in the seriers but I know for a fact you don't have to read them in order I sure didn't.
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Great sequel to "When the Wind Blows"!!!!
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This was a book I could not put down. Very, very good. Read When the Wind Blows first. A story of a Colorado veterinarian who knows a terrible secret that will change the history of the world. A twelve-year-old girl named Max and five other incredible children have powers we can only dream of.
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Love this story, follow up to When the Wind Blows.
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Sequel to WHEN THE WIND BLOWS the kids are growng up and having difficulty relating to family and community, prompting them to seek out Frannie and Kit who make another attempt to adopt them.
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Unabridged
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There's a lot of disagreement among my friends on this one! Some don't like it, others loved it! Myself, I enjoyed it a lot! Glad I listenend to it!

This is the "sequel" to "When The Wind Blows" and continues the story to new levels. Max and the "flock" are sent to live with their bio-parents, but they seem to have imprinted to Frannie and Kit as their real parents. (I know this doesn't make much sense if you haven't read/listened to When The Wind Blows)

This book begins at this point, and moves to an unspeakable experiment happening at another school called the "Hospital". Max knows what is going on, but if she talks - she dies. (Of course she talks - if she didn't the book would END here).

With a "didn't see it coming" ending, The Lake House is a appropriate end to Patterson's most endearing stories.

Look out for the "Maximum Ride" books - they continue the "Flock" story - but are NOT sequels to this book.

Pick this one up - I don't think you'll be disappointed in the decision!
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read "When the Wind Blows" first
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The sequel to 'When the Wind Blows'.
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Great Sequel to When the Wind Blows, I thought this book was scary when you really stop and think about what science can do and may already be doing.
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James Patterson has the magic touch. This is the sequel to "When The Wind Blows", and his eighteenth #1 bestseller. Great book!
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This is not "The Lake House" in reference to the 2006 film starring Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves.
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Frannie O'Neil, a Colorado veterinarian, knows a terrible secret that will change the history of the world. Kit Harrison, an FBI agent under suspension, has seen things that no one in his right mind would believe. A twelve-year-old girl named Max and five other incredible children have powers we can only dream of. These children can fly. An the only place they will be safe is the Lake House. Or so they believe. This story is continued from "when the Wind Blows"
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fascinating book! full of action and thoughfully plotted. really enjoyed reading it.
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The memorable story begun in WHEN THE WIND BLOWS continues in this thrilling novel, and it's one that really soars!
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Such and interesting thriller! The characters at times take your breath away.
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A great sequel to When The Wind Blows.
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Pretty far out, but good. Quite unbelievable.
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I love James Patterson and this book did not disappoint me.
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This book is not what you would expect from a Patterson novel. But I did enjoy it very much.
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Everyone dreams of flying.What's next?
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His books are the best.
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This was an excellent continuation of the first book. I enjoyed reading both books in one weekend.
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The six children have escaped horrifying government experiments, a childhood in captivity, and a frightening brush with death. Living out in the world for the first time, they yearn to be reunited with Kit and Frannie, the couple who saved their lives. And Max, the leader of the flock, is seized by an overpowering fear that the kids are about to face a danger greater than any they've ever known.

All that the children want is to return to the one place they have ever felt truly protected - the waterfront cabin known as the Lake House. But in order to get there, they must thwart the sinister plans of a survivor from their worst nightmare - plans that not only keep Kit, Frannie, and the children in constant peril, but threaten the future of human existence. And it's a battle they must be willing to pay any price to win.

THE LAKE HOUSE is the completion of James Patterson's most original and compelling story ever, "When the Wind Blows" - a conclusion that millions of readers have awaited for years.
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This was one of the most exciting and unusually talented books I have ever read.
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Wow! Great Book.
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Surreal, intense. Good read!
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Loved it!
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Wonderful story. My favorite so far in the series. Good readers with lots of enthusiasm in their voices
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Frannie O'Neil, a Colorado veternarian knows a terrible secret that will change the history of the world. Kit Harrison, an FBI agent under suspension, has seen things that no one in his right mind would believe. A twelve-year-old girl named Max and five other incredible children have powers we can only dream of. These children can fly.
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just believe
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Vintage Patterson. Enjoyed it.
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Great and unusual read!! Read "When the Wind Blows" by same author first.
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Another good book by the author. I usually enjoy everything he writes. This one had some characters I didn't really enjoy, but still a good read.
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excellent!!
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This was a good book. Not usually the genre I would choose to read but it was enjoyable all the same.
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A fantastical thrill ride. A spine-chilling tale..bound to keep the connoisseur of suspence mysteries happy.
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The long awaited sequel to When the Wind Blows. Great read
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A very different novel. Patterson keeps you turning pages.
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Page-turner thriller/mystery. I finished it in 3 days (which is fast for me). Sequel to When the Wind Blows.
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Frannie O'Neil, a Colorado veterinarian, knows a terrible secret that will change the history of the world. Kit Harrison, an FBI agent under suspension, has seen things that no one in his right mind would believe. A twelve-year-old girl named Max and five other incredible children have powers we can only dream of. These children can fly. And the only place they will be safe is the Lake House. Or so they believe.
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A twelve year old girl named Max and five other children have powers we can only dream about. They can fly. Theyre in danger, The only safe place is at the Lake House or are they?
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one heck of a story - it will inthrall and repulse you at the same time
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A continuation of When the Wind Blows, a thrilling novel...a terrible secret that will change the istory of the world..a twelve year old girl and five other children have incredible powers...tey can fly.
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The story begun in When the Wind Blows continues in this book. Excellent followup if you read the first book.
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A sequel to "When the Wind Blows" - not as good as the first one, but still a good read.
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Final book in the "Maximum Ride" stories. Weaves a web of suspense throughout book. Edge of you seat suspense, I just could not put it down. Great book!
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YOU NEED TO READ 'WHEN THE WIND BLOWS' BEFORE YOU READ THIS ONE OR IT'S JUST A LITLE HARD TO REALLY GET INTO. BUT YOU REALLY GET TO LOVE THESE EXTRAORDINARY KIDS. GOOD SET OF BOOKS. A LITTLE UNBELIEVABLE,(OR IS IT?)
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Great Book
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This is 5 stars fo JP fans, 4 stars to others, no dust jacket on our copy.
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It was a wonderful book #2 - many surprises
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Unreadable tripe. Patterson can be a good writer, but this was just terrible. The voice of the narrator, a woman, never rang true. The fantasy veers from charming to revolting. I couldn't believe how badly written this book was. An interesting premise, but the characterizations were so flat, it was hard to remember who was who. Except for the "purple prose" and frequent sex scenes, The Lake House seemed to be written on a YA level. Skip this one.
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Great Sequel!
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I am a huge fan of James Patterson and this is another awesome book by him. I highly recommend. If you enjoy a fantasy-type, sci-fi book, this is for you.
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From a non smoking home
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I read this along time ago. Boyfriend bought this at a used bookstore and loved it. I thought the theme was farfetched
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sequeal to When the Wind Blows
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6 extraordinary children are trying to lead normal lives in the Rocky Mountain countryside. They live in different homes, with different families, but there is something powerful that connects them. Something that puts them in terrible danger.The only time they've ever felt safe was when they were together in the waterfront cabin they call the Lake House. And the only people they've ever trusted are Frannie and Kit, the couple who rescued them from unimaginable evil once before. When that evil resurfaces, the kids reconnect with Frannie and Kit and set off on an astonishing adventure. They flee to the Lake House, but even that haven may no longer be safe. Dr. Ethan Kane is chief of surgery at Liberty General Hospital, one of the most esteemed hospitals in the nation. It is here that terrible secrets lie, secrets that will change the world for all of us.
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"The Lake House if full of never-saw-it-coming surprises and breathtaking pace... Six extraordinary children are trying to lead normal lives in the Rocky Mountain countryside. They live in different homes, with different families, but there is something powerful that connects them. Something that puts them in terrible danger. The only time they've every felt safe was when they were together in the waterfront cabin they call the Lake House.When eveil resurfaces...They flee to the Lake House, but even that haven may no longer be safe."
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Broadened my reading to all of James Patterson's books, before this one I was an Alex Cross and Murder Club fan, not I am a James Patterson fan.
Cover...Six extraordinary children are trying to lead normal lives int he Rocky Mountain countryside. They live in different homes, different families, but there is something powerful that connects them. Something that puts them in terrible danger.
The only time they've ever felt safe was when they were together in the waterfront cabin they call the Lake House. And the only people they've ever trusted are Frannie and Kit, the couple who rescued them from unimaginable evel once before.
When the eveil resurfaces, the kids reconnect Frannie and Kit and set off on a astonishing adventure. They flee to the Lake House, even that ahven may no longer be safe.
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Six extraordinary children are trying to lead normal lives in the Rocky Mountain country side. They live in different homes, with different families, but there is something powerful that connects them. Something that puts them in terrible danger.
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This is a discarded library book.