The Secrets of Lost Stones

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 336 pages
  • The Secrets of Lost Stones
  • Melissa Payne
  • English
  • 17 June 2017

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The Secrets of Lost Stones A soul stirring novel about the bonds between mother and child and the redemption that comes with facing the past and letting it go.Thirty two year old Jess Abbot has lost everything her job, her apartment, and most heart wrenching her eight year old son, Chance, to a tragic accident Haunted by memories and grief, Jess packs what s left and heads for the small mountain town of Pine Lake, where she takes a position as caregiver to an eccentric old woman.A rud clairvoyant, Lucy is strange but welcoming and immediately intuits Jess as a loose end in need of closure But Jess isn t the only guest in Lucy s large Victorian home There s also Star, a teenage runaway with a secret too painful to share And the little boy with heart shaped stones, who comes with a hope for reconciliation and a warning.Soon Jess learns that she s not the only lost soul running from the ghosts of the past She and Star have been brought together for a reason to be saved by the very thing that destroyed them. New Download The Secrets of Lost Stones [ author ] Melissa Payne [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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15 thoughts on “The Secrets of Lost Stones

  1. Lynda Kelly says:

    This book kept me up till the early hours, which says plenty about it It was my Kindle First selection for August I enjoyed it so much and it held my interest throughout, so, though it s an old cliche, it was absolutely gripping I adore the cover and this is the author s debut novel, which is really impressive.It s fascinating how this rag tag selection of very different people all end up sharing a house, each with their own miserable pasts, yet they make it work There were a lot of surp This book kept me up till the early hours, which says plenty about it It was my Kindle First selection for August I enjoyed it so much and it held my interest throughout, so, though it s an old cliche, it was absolutely gripping I adore the cover and this is the author s debut novel, which is really impressive.It s fascinating how this rag tag selection of very different people all end up sharing a house, each with their own miserable pasts, yet they make it work There were a lot of surprises along the way for sure Also s...

  2. Sara Miller says:

    The Secrets of Lost Stones is a beautifully written, moving novel about finding forgiveness and family in the least likely places Melissa Payne has crafted a compelling story with engaging prose and well developed characters who you ll fall in love with just like I did Lucy is a mysterious woman, known as the witch of Pine Lake, who has surrounded herself with lost souls most living, and some only partially alive whose stories still have loose ends that need tying up The problem Lucy can t The Secrets of Lost Stones is a beautifully written, moving novel about finding forgiveness and family in the least likely places Melissa Payne has crafted a compelling story with engaging prose and well developed characters who you ll fall in love with just like I did Lucy is a mysterious woman, known as the witch of Pine Lake, who has surrounded herself with lost souls most living, and some only partially alive whose stories still have loose ends that need tying up The problem Lucy can t always predict how these loose ends will resolve It s up to the people she s...

  3. Nita says:

    Wish there wasI only wish that we could have met Lucy earlier in other episodes and stories Meeting her so late in life, Lucy being 85, makes me know we ve missed so many good stories about her The storyline is reminiscent of the Hallmarks the good witch and just like with that show , I would have enjoyedflamboyant examples of Lucy s power, Chances development into such a powerful ghost entity, and a hint of where Star and Jess go now Ending up back in foster care for 8 months wa Wish there wasI only wish that we could have met Lucy earlier in other episodes and stories Meeting her so late in life, Lucy being 85, makes me know we ve missed so many good stories about her The storyline is reminiscent of the Hallmarks the good witch and just like with that show , I would have enjoyedflamboyant examples of Lucy s power, Chances development into such a powerful ghost entity, and a hint of where Star and Jess go now Ending up back in foster care for 8 months was breezed right over Also t...

  4. ROBIN RUIZ says:

    Welcome to Pine Lake This book was nothing like I expected and different from my usual read but I was captured from the first page Lucy is the witch of Pine Lake and she knows things past and present before they even happen Jess and Star are two people with such hurt in their hearts from losing people in their lives Somehow Lucy puts them together so they can help each other I laughed and cried and fell in love with the writing and the story Thank you to lake union publishing for an ARC Welcome to Pine Lake This book was nothing like I expected and different from my usual read but I was captured from the first page Lucy is the witch of Pine Lake and she knows things past and present before they even happen Jess and Star are two people with such hurt in their hearts from losing people in their lives Somehow Lucy puts them together so they can help each other I laughed and cried and fell in love with the writing and the story Thank you to lake union publishing for an ARC in exchan...

  5. Suze says:

    Lost stonesMy First Read choice for August, it s listed as Contemporary Fiction I would list it as paranormal It s an interesting story, a lot of people with a lot of secrets and a facilitator who brings everything together I enjoyed the book and the characters and would readby this author.

  6. Rebecca Hill says:

    Get ready for an emotional roller coaster that is not going to let you off until the very last page.Jess is still reeling from the loss of her son several years ago Star is just trying to survive a life on the streets Lucy is the one that is going to bring them together, into a mismatched family As the secrets and memories begin to surface for both, they have to learn to deal with the pain in different ways, but each path that they are on are leading them towards each other, as much as they a Get ready for an emotional roller coaster that is not going to let you off until the very last page.Jess is still reeling from the loss of her son several years ago Star is just trying to survive a life on the streets Lucy is the one that is going to bring them together, into a mismatched family As the secrets and memories begin to surface for both, they have to learn to deal ...

  7. Laurie says:

    It takes time for all the loose ends to be in one place, but once they are, things tend to move very quickly Lucy is known as the witch of Pine Lake Her mission is to tie up loose ends.In reality, she is an elderly woman who deeply cares about people and has a sixth sense Right I absolutely loved this wonderful, eccentric person I thought her clues were spot on and made me think while reading each page.Lucy knows both the past and present pain of Jess and Star and why they need closure, It takes time for all the loose ends to be in one place, but once they are, things tend to move very quickly Lucy is known as the witch of Pine Lake Her mission is to tie up loose ends.In reality, she is an elderly woman who deeply cares about people and has a sixth sense Right I absolutely loved this wonderful, eccentric person I thought her clues were spot on and made me think while reading each page.Lucy knows bo...

  8. Lady Delacour says:

    Goodreads friend Lyndaand her positive reviewdrew me to this book.Mysterious storylineis ever so intriguing.You just have to knowthe who, what, where,when, why and how,is all this Happening.3.6 Fascinating Stars.Clean.Foul Language.

  9. M says:

    A grieving mother, a lonely teen, a ghost boy are linked by a witch in this contemporary fantasy infused with magical realismI am glad to have chosen Secret of Lost Stones as my Kindle First Read for August I was surprised but delighted with this debut novel, and happier to discover a mystery or three Yes, there are murders hidden in this well written, fantastical work of women s fiction and magical realism which begins with Jess and Star, who are down on their luck with little to thei A grieving mother, a lonely teen, a ghost boy are linked by a witch in this contemporary fantasy infused with magical realismI am glad to have chosen Secret of Lost Stones as my Kindle First Read for August I was surprised but delighted with this debut novel, and happier to discover a mystery or three Yes, there are murders hidden in this well written, fantastical work of women s fiction and magical realism which begins with Jess and Star, who are down on their luck with little to their names, including hope Both are drawn from metropolitan Denver to an isolated, small town in the snowcapped mountains I enjoyed reading the realistic POVs of the protagonists 1 Jess Abbot, who has made a mess of her life after the soul crushing death of her 8 yr old son, killed by a hit and run driver seven years ago, and 2 a fifteen yr old street kid named Star, who escaped foster care after her mother died and her drug addict father was murdered The skilled but ditsy maven orche...

  10. Vicki says:

    My rating 3.4Thirty two year old Jess Abbot has lost everything her job, her apartment, and most heart wrenching her eight year old son, Chance, to a tragic accident Haunted by memories and grief, Jess packs what s left and heads for the small mountain town of Pine Lake, where she takes a position as caregiver to an eccentric old woman.A rud clairvoyant, Lucy is strange but welcoming and immediately intuits Jess as a loose end in need of closure But Jess isn t the only guest in Lucy s l My rating 3.4Thirty two year old Jess Abbot has lost everything her job, her apartment, and most heart wrenching her eight year old son, Chance, to a tragic accident Haunted by memories and grief, Jess packs what s left and heads for the small mountain town of Pine Lake, where she takes a position as caregiver to an eccentric old woman.A rud clairvoyant, Lucy is strange but welcoming and immediately intuits Jess as a loose end in need of closure But Jess isn t the only guest in Lucy s large Victorian home There s also Star, a teenage runaway with a secret too painful to share And the little boy with heart shaped stones, who comes with a hope for reconciliation and a warning.Soon Jess learns that she s not the only lost soul running from the ghosts of the past She and Star have been brought together for a reason to be saved by the very thing that destroyed the...

  11. Marilu C. Cowan says:

    This is a fascinating book It is not a religious book, but the theme of loose ends shows how Lucy the main character serves as a conduit for the way God works in this world There are no coincidences Ms Payne takes a series of accidental events and joins them in a way that heals all the characters concerned She is open to the pains and needs of others She shows us that our hurt and our foibles can be healed by kindness, acceptance, and awareness of the threads of our lives The narrat This is a fascinating book It is not a religious book, but the theme of loose ends shows how Lucy the main character serves as a conduit for the way God works in this world There are no coincidences Ms Payne takes a series of accidental events and joins them in a way that heals all the characters concerned She is open to the pains and needs of others She shows us that our hurt and our foibles can be healed by kindness,...

  12. Sue says:

    This was anFirst Reads for me and I absolutely loved it I quickly realized it wasn t really contemporary fiction as it was full of of magical happenings that some may label paranormal Luckily for me I was not disappointed at all I was surprised that the writing, characters and plot were so strong in a debut novel I loved the quirky characters and easily related to their personalities It was an easy read with moments of suspense that held my attention until it was over I can t wait This was anFirst Reads for me and I absolutely loved it I quickly rea...

  13. Robin Tzucker says:

    Received this as a Kindle First Book.they often disappoint so I was pleasantly surprised to find myself reading this one all the way through However, I would definitely describe this as paranormal, not contemporary fiction I wasn t really ex...

  14. Renee Lundberg says:

    Such a compelling story from beginning to end This story had me sucked in from the first page all the way till the end Had I not been in the midst of a 50,000 word writing spree I would probably have read it in one sitting I felt truly drawn to ...

  15. Merl Wallace says:

    Literary MagicI have never used this line before but have to, what a page turner The story unfolds in an endless tease that leaves you wantingwith each chapter My favorite saying is, The Universe always conspires for our hi...