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Publisher's Summary

Kit McMahon lives in the small Irish town of Lough Glass, a place where nothing changes - until the day Kit's mother disappears and Kit is haunted by the memory of her mother, alone at the kitchen table, tears streaming down her face. 

Now Kit, too, has secrets: of the night she discovered a letter and burned it, unopened. The night her mother was lost. The night everything changed forever.... 

©2019 Maeve Binchy (P)1995 Audible Ltd

What the critics say

"The Glass Lake is Maeve Binchy at her spellbinding best - you'll never want it to end." (Woman's Journal)  

"Maeve Binchy really knows what makes women tick. She crystallises their hopes, dreams and passions in her novels and now she has done it again in The Glass Lake...a marvellous read." (Daily Mirror)

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Ms Binchy never disappoints

As always, well written, characters are well developed, you feel as though you’re in the book with them. Love the message of strong women triumphing. Definitely would recommend.

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good story, excellent narrator!

many twists and turns in the story and I just could not put it down!

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the glass lake

The story was interesting but tragic and could have been shortened. IT made me think there are many people with secrets in their lives about mistakes made and better left as a story untold.

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  • Alise deWinter
  • 2021-07-12

Tried twice

I just couldn't do it. I tried. For the most part I enjoyed the narration, until it got to the part of the young girls. It made me cringe everytime she voiced any of the 3 girls.
I do enjoy Maeve Binchy's books, but this one couldn't keep me interested.