Time Is a River

By Mary Alice Monroe; Mary Alice Monroe (Read by)
Brilliance Audio, MP3 CD, 9781423331179

Publication Date: July 2008

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Description
Recovering from breast cancer and reeling from her husband's infidelity, Mia Landan flees her Charleston home to heal in the mountains near Asheville, North Carolina. She seeks refuge in a neglected fishing cabin belonging to her fly-fishing instructor, Belle Carson. Belle recently inherited the cabin, which once belonged to a grandmother she never knew the legendary fly fisher and journalist of the 1920s, Kate Watkins, whose life fell into ruins after she was accused of murdering her lover. From her first step inside the dusty cabin, Mia is fascinated by the traces of Kate's mysterious story . . . especially when she discovers Kate's journal. The inspiring words of the remarkable woman echo across the years, and Kate's wise words comparing life to a river resonate deeply. Mia feels a strange kinship with the woman who, like her, suffered fears, betrayal, the death of loved ones, and a fall from grace yet found strength, compassion and, ultimately, forgiveness in her isolation. As the true story emerges, its power reopens old wounds, but also brings a transforming healing for Mia, for Kate's descendants, and for all those in Mia's new community.



About the Author
Mary Alice Monroe is the "New York Times" bestselling author of more than a dozen novels, including "The Summer Wind", "The Summer Girls", "Last Light Over Carolina", "Time is a River", "Sweetgrass", "Skyward", "The Beach House", "The Four Seasons", "The Book Club", and "Beach House Memories". Her books received numerous awards, including the Award for Writing from the South Carolina Center for the Book and the International Fiction Award for Green Fiction. An active conservationist, she lives in the lowcountry of South Carolina. Visit her at MaryAliceMonroe.com and on Facebook at Facebook.com/MaryAliceMonroe.

Mary Alice Monroe is the "New York Times" bestselling author of more than a dozen novels, including "The Summer Wind", "The Summer Girls", "Last Light Over Carolina", "Time is a River", "Sweetgrass", "Skyward", "The Beach House", "The Four Seasons", "The Book Club", and "Beach House Memories". Her books received numerous awards, including the Award for Writing from the South Carolina Center for the Book and the International Fiction Award for Green Fiction. An active conservationist, she lives in the lowcountry of South Carolina. Visit her at MaryAliceMonroe.com and on Facebook at Facebook.com/MaryAliceMonroe.
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