House On The Forgotten Coast: A Novel by Ruth Coe ChambersHouse On The Forgotten Coast: A Novel by Ruth Coe Chambers

House On The Forgotten Coast: A Novel

byRuth Coe Chambers

Paperback | September 19, 2017

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Like a monarch surveying her domain, the house has stood for over a hundred years in the fishing village of Apalachicola on Florida's northwest coast. She has known life. She has known passionate love. She has known brutal death. But she has guarded her secrets well . . . Then eighteen-year-old Elise Foster and her parents arrive from Atlanta in their silver Jaguar, bringing with them their own secrets and desires. Seeking friendship in their new community, they find instead that the townspeople resent their intrusion. But this intrusion on the house's privacy also provides a pathway for the past and the present to merge-and for the truth behind an unsolved murder to finally be brought to light. As you strive to solve the mystery, you and the Fosters are forced to address two critical questions:What is real? What is delusion?
Ruth Coe Chambers received formal training in creative writing at the University of South Florida. Following years of writing as a journey to find her voice, she published in numerous anthologies, journals, and magazines, includingRosebud,Water's Edge, andChicken Soup for the Coffee Lover's Soul. She was interviewed in Pittsburgh, PA, ...
Title:House On The Forgotten Coast: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 19, 2017Publisher:She Writes PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1631523007

ISBN - 13:9781631523007


Editorial Reviews

"I couldn't put this book down. What a read! If I'm ever in the market for an old house in the South, I'll be sure to check out its past first."-Adair Lara, author of Naked, Drunk and Writing"In House, Ruth Coe Chambers explores love in all its guises, including the possibility that it is eternal and exists beyond the grave. This psychological mystery is a must read for anyone who enjoys a thought-provoking look at people caught in a web of deception beyond their understanding."-Carol Costello, author of Chasing Grace: A Novel of Odd Redemption"We southerners embrace history and romance, especially if they're set in a mysterious old house. Chambers' novel provides these ingredients, which left me in awe-of the well-crafted mystery and of the setting, a house filled with history and passion."-Belinda Hulin, author of Roux Memories: A Cajun-Creole Love Story with Recipes"The story is interesting from the start and keeps your attention through to the end with many twists and turns and a lot of mystery and secrets."-I'd Rather Be At the Beach"I enjoyed the small town, cozy feeling of this book."-Book Nerd Native"I will definitely be reading it a second time since this is the type of book you will discover new details each time it's read."-Readaholic Zone"...pulled me in with the intense atmosphere and air of mystery."-Stephanie's Book Reviews"There are many threads in this tale all weaving together to form a very enthralling tale."-Broken Teepee"This book was fantastic! I love ghost stories anyway but this was one of the best I have read."-Wall-to-Wall Books"You feel connected to this story. ... give yourself to this novel, don't hold back."-Jorie Loves a Story