Why has Mazie returned to her old farm—her family’s summer home and a pivotal refuge throughout her life?
While there, Mazie meets and befriends an elderly woman. Mazie is adrift on a sea of memory as she gazes toward the rocky orchard above the farmhouse when movement in the far distance captures her attention. Lula emerges eerily from the morning fog, and a gentle, cautiously loving relationship between youth and old age begins.
As the two women meet each morning to play cards, Mazie considers the shape of her life and the nature of her recollections through stories she tells to her new, older friend. The women travel together through Mazie’s stories as if they are tentatively feeling their way through the stony risks hidden by the mist beneath the apple trees. Like a vision that disappears into the distance, it becomes increasingly unclear exactly what events in Mazie’s life caused her to return to the farm. And as she explores the illusory intersection of past, present and future, Mazie begins to question whether it was, in fact, a coincidence that Lula came into view one cool morning—and whether anything she believes or feels is real.
The Rocky Orchard is a fast-paced, unique contemporary novel that will take its readers on an entertaining, moving journey that will thrill and excite readers for hours on end. The story is an entertaining one that will enthrall, captivate and excite its readers from the very start and this is thanks to the well-accomplished author, Barbara Monier who from the start hooks her readers and keeps them captivated to the very end. Already I have to recommend The Rocky Orchard to readers that love novels with a twist but if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more about this captivating story!
The Rocky Orchard is a moving, incredible, and memorable novel that will take its readers on a journey that will move and captivate you from start to finish. The reader in The Rocky Orchard will meet the protagonist of the novel Mazie, a woman who has returned to her old farm where she lived and it is here, where she reflects on the memories of her past. Soon she will meet Lula, an elderly woman, who loves card games just like Mazie! And so the two strike up a relationship, play cards and tell stories and what is revealed is shocking, sometimes moving but above all, all incredibly entertaining and this book lovers is the premise of the incredible The Rocky Orchard!
The story of The Rocky Orchard is one that is full of mystery and captivating moments. All of this and more is perfectly weaved together into one of the most entertaining stories I have ever read, and this is thanks to the phenomenal author Barbara Monier who from beginning to end thrills me with her in-depth and compelling literature and brilliant characters.
Barbara Monier is an exceptional author, and her book The Rocky Orchard is the perfect read for me as books such as this one make for the perfect read that you struggle to put down, thanks to the unique nature and investible characters. Barbara Monier knows how to flawlessly transport her reader into the story and because her descriptions are glorious they will correctly paint a picture of the places the reader travels to and it makes for a memorable read that you do not want to miss.
Overall The Rocky Orchard is a magnificent, sensational and entertaining book that will easily entertain its readers and captivate them to read for many hours so I, of course, have to award this incredible book five stars! Be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers; you will not regret it!
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