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That Summer by Lauren Willig

From modern-day England to the early days of the Preraphaelite movement, Lauren Willig's THAT SUMMER takes readers on an un-put-downable journey through a mysterious old house, a hidden love affair, and one woman’s search for the truth about her past --- and herself.

Week of May 18, 2015

Releases for the week of May 18th include WINDIGO ISLAND, William Kent Krueger's 14th mystery featuring private investigator Cork O'Connor, who battles vicious villains, both mythical and modern, to rescue a young girl; THE STORIES WE TELL, a powerful novel from Patti Callahan Henry about the stories we tell and the people we trust; NEVERHOME by Laird Hunt, which tells the harrowing story of Ash Thompson, who left her husband to don the uniform of a Union soldier in the Civil War; and SUPREME CITY, Donald L. Miller’s account of Manhattan’s growth and transformation in the 1920s and the brilliant people behind it.

Lauren Willig, author of That Summer

In 2009, Julia Conley inherits a house in England from an elderly aunt she never knew. In 1849, after years trapped in a loveless marriage, Imogen Grantham comes to life when she meets an enigmatic painter who is commissioned to paint her portrait. Their stories converge in the present, and Julia learns of the long-repressed secrets of her family, as well as a little about herself.