Bone River

Bone River

Megan Chance

Selected via Amazon's editors as a Best publication of the Month in Literature & Fiction, December 2012

In the mid-19th century, Leonie Monroe Russell works along her husband, Junius, an oysterman in Shoalwater Bay within the Pacific Northwest. At evening she keeps her father’s lifelong obsession: collecting artifacts and learning the local tradition that after thrived within the Washington Territory.

On her thirty seventh birthday, Leonie discovers a mummy sticking out from the riverbank bordering her property--a mummy that by way of all proof shouldn’t exist. As Leonie searches for solutions to the mummy’s origins, she starts off to suppose a paranormal connection to it that defies all good judgment. Leonie’s feel that otherworldly forces are at paintings purely grows whilst information of the fantastic discovery brings Junius’s lengthy misplaced son, Daniel, to her doorstep. Upon his unforeseen arrival, a local elder insists that Leonie put on a different shell bracelet for cover. yet safety from whom? the mum? or even Daniel?

Leonie has continually been a superb daughter and strong spouse, yet for the 1st time, those roles don't appear to be adequate. discovering the mum has replaced every little thing, and now Leonie needs to come to a decision if she has the braveness to place apart the expectancies of others to be the lady she used to be intended to be.

From award-winning writer Megan probability, Bone River is a haunting, lyrical story of ardour and identity.

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