The Secrets of Lost Stones

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. Best Read Books The Secrets of Lost Stones author Melissa Payne – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 336 pages
  • The Secrets of Lost Stones
  • Melissa Payne
  • English
  • 20 November 2017

10 thoughts on “The Secrets of Lost Stones

  1. says:

    The loose ends people, the loose ends I loved the whole damn story and all the peeps, the supernatural element and how it all came together Mel

  2. says:

    Actual 4.25 5It s not often that a new author s first novel wows me Really wows me But this one did and multiple times The Secrets of Lost Stones is a novel I already know I m going to have trouble explaining and reviewing It s one of those novels that caught me by surprise in a good way But also in a way that would make me stall if someone were to ask What s that book about That s because I went into this book thinking it was going to be one thing, only to come out realizing it s Actual 4.25 5It s not often that a new author s first novel wows me Really wows me But this one did and multiple times The Secrets of Lost Stones is a novel I already know I m going to have trouble explaining and reviewing It s one of those novels that caught me by surprise in a good way But also in a way that would...

  3. says:

    5 rounded up.The Secrets of Lost Stones by Melissa Payne is such a jarring and emotional book, and I am so glad I had the opportunity to read it.What it s about Jess is only 32 but she has lost everything her job, her home, and most importantly, her son She packs up the few things she owns and heads from Denver into the mountains where her car dies in the small town of Pine Lake She takes a job as a caregiver for a woman named Lucy, who may be old but is said to be the Witch of Pine 5 rounded up.The Secrets of Lost Stones by Melissa Payne is such a jarring and emotional book, and I am so glad I had the opportunity to read it.What it s about Jes...

  4. 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 some comedic moments among them Yet one passage made me terribly sniffy as well My favourite character was Star, I d say..she had a really good heart.My only real critique in this story is that she utilises a few descriptions too often, such as the amount of time a character sighs, pressing arms into bellies, pulling a ponytail tight, hugging arms across chests then stu...

  5. 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 brought together to figure that out for themselves The two main characters with loose ends are Jess and Star Jess is a thirty something woman who is running from the scars of her past tragedies and desperately searc...

  6. says:

    You can read all my review on Blog Books Teacup and ReviewsThe Secrets of Lost Stones was emotional and intriguing women s fiction with mystery, drama and spirits that revolved around Jess and Star, two loose ends tied up in picturesque setting of Pine Lake It was about getting over loss, grief and haunted memories, giving life a second chance, friendship and bon...

  7. says:

    Not too bad for anPrime First Book I do like a magic realism story, and as a teacher, I m always interested in teen stories The setting is a part of the US I am unfamiliar with, so that s a nice perk No question that the author, Melissa Payne, is a storyteller.I enjoyed the characters, especially Star and Lucy The entire plot toggles back and forth between Jess s and Star s point of view but in third person , sometimes overlapping a bit As in life, everyone understands experiences Not too bad for anPrime First Book I do like a magic realism story, and as a teacher, I m always interested in teen stories The...

  8. 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 stori...

  9. says:

    A fantastic book full of all the good stuff Love, mystery, magic and crossword puzzles I was sad to finish it because I couldn t be in the story any Highly recommend

  10. says:

    3.5 stars rounded up This was my AugustFirst Read I loved that the story was unique, poignant and imaginative The characters were intriguing and well written, and the story itself was lovely What drove me crazy was this author s need to tell us every little thought and nuance of the story we understood very early on that Jess and Star were damaged and skittish we didn t need to continue to read their thought processes that reinforced this I also thought that the 180 degree turna 3.5 stars rounded up This was my AugustFirst Read I loved that the story was unique, poignant and imaginative The characters were intriguing and well written, and the story itself was lovely What drove me crazy was this author s need to tell us every little thought and nuance of the story we understood very early on that Jess and Star were damaged and skittish we didn t need to cont...

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