Ladies of the Lake (Hardcover)

By Haywood Smith

St. Martin's Press, 9780312316952, 384pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2009

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (8/31/2010)
CD-Audio (10/7/2014)

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Sisters Dahlia, Iris, Violet, and Rose—all with grown children of their own—have a complicated relationship, so when their grand - mother’s will requires them to spend the whole summer—without friends or family—“camping in” at her run-down lodge on re mote Lake Clare in order to inherit the valuable land, old rivalries and new understanding emerge, with plenty of laughs along the way. Desperate to save her Buckhead home from foreclosure after being left in the lurch, recent divorcee Dahlia must complete the summer and sell her share immediately. Practical, even-tempered Violet will be no problem, but Iris has been Dahlia’s nemesis since she learned to say, “no” to her big sister. And super-sweet, quirky Garage Sale Queen Rose is so “green” she’d test the patience of a saint. As tempers flare and old secrets are revealed, four grown women discover that the past is never truly buried.

About the Author

HAYWOOD SMITH is the "New York Times "and "USA Today "bestselling author of "Wedding Belles," "Red Hat Club "and "The Red Hat Club Rides Again." She lives near Atlanta, Georgia.

Praise For Ladies of the Lake

"Smith gives readers a lovely comedy with poise."
--Publishers Weekly