Shadows on the Lake
A lonely houseboat on an isolated dock was not what Courtney Collins expected when she and her infant son arrived at Hidden Cove for the summer. But their cold, mysterious host was Courtney's reclusive aunt and the only family they had left.
As the days passed, the hostile atmosphere was broken only by their landlord Neil Ellsworth's charming attention t...more
My main problem is that we know who the 'culprit' is from the start. What is the point in reading a mystery if the beginning of the book already displays the complete theme of the story. There was no surprise ending whatsoever, which made the book totally predictable...and thus the 3 star rating.
The author writes well, that much is portrayed. Her two characters were a bit disappointing as well ...more
So, aside from the two problematic main characters, the book has a gothic atmosphere in parts and ...more
Leona Karr is a Colorado native who published her first novel in 1980. Her honors include the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writer of the Year and Colorado's Romance Writer of the Year awards. She is also known as Lee Karr.
As an author for the Harlequin Intrigue imprint, Leona Karr has published 18 novels. She is the author of over 30 novels, specializing in Romantic Suspense.