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The Women of Great Heron Lake

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From the author of the bestselling historical novel, MISS ETTA.

Two strong women, generations apart, living parallel lives.

When Marla Madison’s husband dies, she realizes her life has become very small. Her daughter is grown and Marla has spent the past two decades focused on his friends, his interests, and his home. Feeling lost, she throws herself into fixing up the one-h
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Kindle Edition, 321 pages
Published September 10th 2019 by Deanna Lynn Sletten
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Susan (The Book Bag)
I love the idea of connections between generations, stories of people or things that come together over time and mesh, for whatever reason. The Women of Great Heron Lake does just that.

After Marla's husband dies, she is at a loss as to what to do with herself. She has lived her husband's life and in his shadow for so many years. As she starts to change the house they lived in, she finds a journal written by another Mrs. Madison, many, many years ago. As the house changes, so does Marla. As she r
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Janet Friesner
Sep 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Outstanding book

Loved this book. One of best books I've read. A really good story. Maybe the fact that I was born in St. Paul 88 years ago added to the joy. The book is a keeper. Highly recommend it.
Martha Alderson
Sep 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow!

I could not put this book down. I would love to see the story continue where this one ends. There are still Madison ancestors we haven't heard from.
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Deanna Lynn Sletten is the author of MAGGIE'S TURN, FINDING LIBBIE, ONE WRONG TURN, MISS ETTA, and several other titles. She writes heartwarming women's fiction and romance novels with unforgettable characters. She has also written one middle-grade novel that takes you on the adventure of a lifetime. Deanna believes in fate, destiny, love at first sight, soul mates, second chances, and happily eve ...more