The Secret Pond

The Secret Pond

by Gerri Hill


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Grieving over the loss of her family and feeling like her life is unraveling, Lindsey McDermott quits her job, gets a puppy, and retreats to her grandparents’ home in the Texas Hill Country. She spends her solitary days walking childhood trails and reminiscing, trying to reconcile the conflict within her as she struggles with survivor’s guilt.

After the death of her husband, Hannah Larson needs a change. At the suggestion of her mother-in-law—and against her better judgment—she and her son Jack move to tiny Utopia and into her husband’s grandmother’s house.

When Jack and Lindsey form an unlikely friendship, Hannah reluctantly joins them and the three spend the summer swimming and healing as laughter eventually replaces tears. After Jack goes back to school, Hannah assumes their summer fun is over. Instead, Lindsey continues to come around and now—as they find themselves alone—Hannah realizes just how close they’ve become. Soon, she finds herself struggling with her feelings as their friendship threatens to shift into something much deeper…something she fears she won’t be able to fight. Something she fears she won’t want to fight.

A story of grief and healing…a story of love.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594935633
Publisher: Bella Books
Publication date: 11/21/2017
Pages: 318
Sales rank: 617,465
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Gerri Hill has thirty published works, including the 2014 GCLS winner The Midnight Moon , 2011, 2012 and 2013 winners Devil's Rock , Hell's Highway and Snow Falls , and the 2009 GCLS winner Partners the last book in the popular Hunter Series, as well as the 2013 Lambda finalist At Seventeen. Gerri lives in south-central Texas, only a few hours from the Gulf Coast, a place that has inspired many of her books. With her partner, Diane, they share their life with two Australian Shepherd's—Casey and Cooper—and a couple of furry felines.

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The Secret Pond 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it! Gerri never disappoints. Love all her books.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
As always, Gerri Hill never fails to deliver an excellent read. Her characters have such depth. This is a beautiful story of loss and love.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very well written
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The story is a wonderful tale of two women and a young boy conquering their grief, brought about by familial losses. As the women grow closer the tension between the two of them practically makes sparks fly off the page. Well done!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What a great usual.