A Novel for Vacation

A Novel for Vacation

When Natalie Waters retreats to her cabin in the Wisconsin northwoods, she expects quiet time to grieve her late husband. But that’s not what the summer has in store for her.

Almost immediately, her troubled teenage granddaughter comes to stay with her, she finds herself in the middle of a dangerously heated controversy over wolf hunting, and some old friends rope her into searching for money allegedly hidden by gangster John Dillinger.

In The Waters of Star Lake (2012, Terrace Books), Spring Green author Sara Rath melds humor, tenderness, history, unique characters and an indisputable understanding of “up north” life to create a novel well worth bringing on your own summer vacation.

Katie Vaughn is managing editor of Madison Magazine.

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