I’ve always thought good books should not only entertain while you are reading, but cause you to think about the story when you put the book down. What is going to happen next? Do I sound like that? What would I do if I were in her shoes? That is exactly what happened when I read Tess Hardwick’s newest book, Riversong.
In this story Lee Tucker is a strong woman who earned everything in life on her own. Growing up in a small town where the “other kids were alive and vibrant, she was chained and invisible”. At 18 she put herself on a bus and never looked back. Putting herself through both college and business school, she married a man she loved and with him cofounded the hottest new gaming company.
Then in a flash everything is stripped away. Her husband gone, company gone, all her money and every possession gone, and she is on the run in debt hundreds of thousands of dollars to very scary people. What would you do? What would I do? Much to her chagrin Lee finds herself back in the small town of her childhood doing what she has always done, making plans and fixing everything on her own. Ultimately she finds all the friendship, love, support, and gourmet food she ever needed. Perhaps we all can take a note from Lee and remember that we too don’t have to do it all, and we too are worth the love we are given.
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Booktrope provided a review copy of this book for this post. All opinions are my own.
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