The Legacy of Longdale Manor: Book Review

Book By: Carrie Turansky

The latest book by Carrie Turansky is a dual time story set in the Lake District of England, 1912 and 2012.

The setting is a beautiful location and the author does a fabulous job immersing the reader in this particular area of England. An old manor house and a diary connect the past and the present.

Charlotte’s story is one focused on forgiveness. At one time she adored her father, but after his sudden death she discovers a secret that destroys her confidence in any man. Even the godliest of men.

Gwen’s story is about facing our mistakes and healing from the past. Making a colossal error in appraising a rare art piece, Gwen is sent to the Lake District to help an elderly lady catalogue her art collection. 

Both women have father issues to deal with, and are satisfactorily resolved by the end of the story. And both women get to have a slow-burn relationship as the story progresses.

The story moves slowly and doesn’t have the typical elements of mystery that many dual time stories have. It’s a sweet story of family and falling in love. Uncovering secrets and learning how to deal with them.

I received a copy of the book from the publisher through NetGalley. All opinions expressed are my own.

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