Apr 1, 2006

Drowning Ruth

Drowning Ruth is about hidden family secrets that can lead to tragedy and separation. The story is told by Amanda and Ruth. Amanda has an affair with a married man and tries to hide her pregnancy with this man by moving back to her home town with her sister Mathilda and her niece Ruth. Amanda has the baby and tries to leave the island, Ruth and Mathilda follow her across the ice but they fall through the ice. Ruth survives but Mathilda doesn't. Amanda gives her daughter her to a family that lives in town but does not tell them it is hers. Now that Mathilda's husband is back from war he wants to find the real reason his wife died. Now they all need to relive what happened as the truth slowly comes out. If anyone loves suspense and mysteries they should read this book.

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