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The Savage River Valley: A Story of the Hudson
Clara, an ordinary woman from modern-day New York, lives a life haunted by memories she cannot understand, memories of a life not her own. When she finds herself overwhelmed with sadness for the true love she only remembers but has never met, she finds herself thrust by a wise old woman onto a journey to find enlightenment and peace. Taken as a spirit to the year 1601, ...more
Paperback, 343 pages
Published September 22nd 2009 by Tate Publishing & Enterprises
(first published September 1st 2009)
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When I started reading The Savage River Valley, I did not think I was going to enjoy it. I found myself losing patience with the meandering tone of the preface/first chapter, but the narrative soon picked up after the second chapter. The blurb on the back cover makes the story sound like a paranormal historical novel--Clara, a woman from 21st century New York spiritually travels back in time to the year 1601 to witness a Mohican death ceremony. However, Clara's spiritual quest reads like a ...more