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Beneath the Lake is the first book in the Beneath the Lake Series by Casi McLean. It deserves 4.5 stars!
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Sometimes the worst moment of your life can lead you to the future you were meant to live. Lacey was witness to her boyfriend's infidelity and her flight from the heart breaking will send her careening into the icy bowels of a frigid lake. She awoke in the arms of her future, while discovering she had been hurtled over thirty years into the past.
For Bobby, a successful and well-loved businessman, the woman he found unconscious stole his heart the minute she opened her eyes. Once Lacey realizes she is no longer in the year 2012, she must convince Bobby of events in the future that are about to happen. His huge leap of faith for the intelligent and unusual woman will change his future forever.
For as much as Lacey longs to go home, she realizes home is where her heart is, but there must be a way to return, but how to discover the mystery of the portal is the question. Will she bring devastating changes to the future by being here or was this Fate's plan all along?
Only time will tell, as two hearts come together across time only to be separated again. Is there a time for Bobby and Lacey to be together? At what cost to those they love? Will their love bring doom to future generations?
Beneath the Lake by Casi McLean is a fantasy of romance, of true love knowing no bounds and she has captured the spirit of love in its purest form, even as her characters must face the bizarre circumstances they met under. From pain to joy, to disbelief to believing in miracles, Ms. McLean has created a finely woven tale that flows like a satiny sheet across the mind and heart. Her writing will make a believer out of even the most skeptical of non-believers in love. Let go of reality and take a stroll back in time.
I received this copy from Casi McLean in exchange for my honest review.
Beneath the Lake by Casi McLean
I really do admire these time-traveling heroines who manage to stay strong and in control when they discover that they've been transported to a different century. They realize they need to fit in in order to survive. Let's just say I would definitely be one of those people being pulled away by the men in white coats.
What's it About?
Reeling from her boyfriend's indiscretions at a party, Lacey Montgomery escapes into the throes of a torrential storm. Her car spins out of control and hurtles into the depths of an icy, black lake. She awakens in the arms of a handsome stranger, in a place she's never heard of--thirty-four years before she was born. Bobby Reynolds is smitten the moment the storm-ravaged woman opens her eyes. Learning the truth about her origin does nothing to stop the passion taking root in his heart and leaves him torn between finding a way to return Lacey to her time and convincing her stay with him. Will the couple be able to discover the key to a mysterious portal before time rips them apart? Or will their spirits wander forever through a ghost town buried beneath the lake?
When Lacey finds herself in 1949, she's inexplicably drawn to her handsome hunk of a rescuer, Bobby. Although he's her knight in shining armor, she becomes convinced that Bobby is playing her like a fiddle. Not to mention the fact that she could be sucked back to her own time at any moment, and Lacey refuses to give her heart over fully to the young man. Well now isn't that quite a pickle? Although Lacey was wary of Bobby's intentions, I absolutely loved him. He's such a gentleman, and I wish we could have learned more about him. I also wish there would have been a bit more focus on them actually falling love. It seemed like one minute they were trying to find the time travel portal Lacey traveled through, and the next they were smitten like a pair of kittens.
Time Travel Twist
This novel has a unique twist as far as time travel romances go. When Lacey falls back in time the story becomes split between her in the 1950's, as well as a man in 2012 who is apparently plotting Lacey's eventual fall through time. Throughout the entire book we question who this man is, and why he's so set on manipulating Lacey's future/past .... definitely a unique twist that set it apart from your average time travel book.
*A copy of this book was provided for an honest review*
Series: The end definitely implies there will be a sequel following another character.
From the Author
Nadine Find the time for this book!
Propelled back and forth in time, this paranormal romance story has all the ingredients of suspense and mystery to keep you listening/reading...the further I dove into this story the more I was drawn in.
Adriana B The Best Time Travel Romance!
I'm so glad I decided to give this book a try. The author is new to me but she has woven a great time travel romance with suspense, intrigue, and love. The narration was well done and brought the story to life. This was definitely a story that required my full attention! The story alternates between 2012 & 1949 with Lake Lanier as an important focus. The author did an amazing job describing everything and she draws you in and keeps you enthralled. The story is suspenseful and expertly woven to keep you engaged. I think the author did an amazing job. It sounded so believable the way the characters behaved. If time travel was possible, it could definitely happen like this! This is truly an imaginative story with great well developed characters. Lacey is a great main character! Bobby is so nice and understanding! This is by far the best time travel story I have read!
AudioBook Romance Love can defy time!
Time travel stories can go wrong so easily...but this one went so right! If time travel sounds daunting to you, pay attention to the time and dates. I'm a big fan of Doctor Who so the concept of multiple timelines doesn't phase me.
The story was well written and heartfelt. The steam factor is light. This story takes place around Lake Lanier, Georgia, which I have lived near at one point in time. I never knew that much detail. The LAKE in Beneath The Lake is of great importance and in a way its own character. Without it, there would be no story. The story has multiple time lines running concurrently, all focusing around Lacey Madison Montgomery. She finds her boyfriend in a compromising position at the beginning of the book which becomes the catalyst for her late night ride into the storm that changes her life forever.
This is my first read/listen by Casi McLean and I want more. She wove an excellent story of love and endurance that I could not stop listening to. Aundrea Mitchell does an excellent narration. The character voices both male and female are distinct and well done. This gets 5 time bending hearts out of 5 from me and recommended to anyone who loves a good romantic read with a stellar HEA.
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