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On Mystic Lake
On Mystic Lake
Author: Kristin Hannah
Annie Colwater's only child has just left home for school abroad.  On that same day, her husband of twenty years confesses that he's in love with a younger woman.  Alone in the house that is no longer a home, Annie comes to the painful realization that for years she has been slowly disappearing.  Lonely and afraid, she ret...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780345471178
ISBN-10: 0345471172
Publication Date: 4/27/2004
Pages: 448
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

4.1 stars, based on 131 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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highly recommend best book i read in l ong time. read in one day.
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Annie Colwater's husband has just confessed that he's in love with a younger woman. Devastated, Annie retreats to the small town where she grew up. There, she is reunited with her first love, Nick Delacroix, a recent widower who is unable to cope with his silent, emotionally scarred young daughter. Together, the three of them begin to heal. But just when Annie believes she's been given a second chance at happiness, her world is turned upside down again, and she is forced to make a choice that no woman in love should ever have to make...

On MYSTIC LAKE is the story of one woman, but it speaks to all of us - to anyone who has ever had to find the courage to choose between what is... and what could be.
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Great book!!! My first Kristin Hannah book and I will be reading more :)
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This was the first book I read from this author and I really enjoyed it! I have since read 2 more from her! I love it when I find a new author - - - now I have a bunch of books to read!!
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Since I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, Kristin Hannah's books have a special place in my heart. Having said that, Hannah has a real voice that speaks all the thoughts and feelings we might have when life goes along with nothing happening, only to twist and turn the way that lives can. I highly recommend any book written by Kristin excellent writer.
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I enjoyed this one enough to read it again and read it aloud to my mom. Kristin Hannah is a very engaging writer and this is one of my favorites by her
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Kristin Hannah is one of my favorite Authors. With that being said "On Mystic Lake" was another beautifully written book.

Being women we are expected to do so many things for our family. We go with the flow of life. We are there for our husbands and our kids. We make sure that our family is okay and they have what they need. We love them and support them.

"On Mystic Lake" stood out to me. The storyline was so well written and you felt you really new the characters of the book. There was a message in this book for all women. The message to me was....While raising your children and loving and growing with your husband. Don't forget to love yourself and find meaning in your life.

I hope whoever reads this books really enjoys it. I read this book in 3 days. Kristin Hannah is an amazing writer!! Happy Reading!!
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I loved this book. It is a true Kristin Hannah book. It kept me interested from beginning to end. The characters were very real. The main characters (3) came to life after the first page they were introduced.