Lacewood

Lacewood

by Jessica James

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2020 John Esten Cooke Award for Southern Fiction; Finalist in HOLT Medallion contest; Finalist in Greater Detroit RWA Booksellers Best Award contest

Sometimes love is too powerful for one lifetime...

Two people trying to escape their pasts find a connection through an old house—and fulfill a destiny through the secrets it shares. Part love story, part ghost story, Lacewood is a timeless novel about love and loss, roots and belonging, and spirits of the past that refuse to be quieted.

MOVING TO A SMALL TOWN in Virginia is a big change for New York socialite Katie McCain. But when she stumbles across an abandoned 200-year-old mansion, she's enthralled by the enduring beauty of the neglected estate—and captivated by the haunting portrait of a woman in mourning.

Purchasing the property on a whim, Katie attempts to fit in with the colorful characters in the town of New Hope, while trying to unravel the mystery of the "widow of Lacewood." As she pieces together the previous owner's heartrending story, Katie uncovers secrets the house has held for centuries, and discovers the key to coming to terms with her own sense of loss.

The past and present converge when hometown hero Will Durham returns and begins his own healing process by helping restore the place that holds so many memories. As the mystic web of destiny is woven, a love story that might have been lost forever is exposed, and a destiny that has been waiting in the shadows for centuries is fulfilled.

A powerful and poignant tale that vividly conveys the heartache of war, the tragedy of loss, and the fulfillment of destiny...even when souls are separated by centuries. Lacewood takes readers on a journey that connects the past with the present—and the present with eternity.

Winner of the 2020 John Esten Cooke Award for Southern Fiction
Finalist in the 2020 HOLT Medallion Award contest
Finalist in the 2020 Greater Detroit RWA Booksellers Best contest


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Product Details

BN ID: 2940161373200
Publisher: Patriot Press
Publication date: 06/26/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 86,903
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Jessica James believes in honor, duty, and true love—and that’s what she writes about in her award-winning novels that span the ages from the Revolutionary War to modern day.
She enjoys transporting readers to another world with complex characters and stories that stir deep emotion.
James is a four-time winner of the John Esten Cooke Award for Southern Fiction, and has won more than a dozen other literary awards, including a Readers' Favorite International Book Award and a Gold Medal from the Military Writers Society of America. Her novels have been used in schools and are available in hundreds of libraries including Harvard and the U.S. Naval Academy.

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