Tomorrow River (Paperback)

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Tomorrow River by Leslie Kagen is set in Virginia in 1969.  Shenny’s twin sister Woody hasn’t spoken a
word since the night their mother disappeared a year ago.  Judge Carmody has taken to drink since his
wife’s disappearance, he isn’t much help to his daughters.  He has forbidden his daughters to leave his
property but Shenny is determined to find out what happened to her Mom and
discover why her sister has forsaken the spoken word.  She is a bright little girl and a determined
investigator.  Kagen’s writing is lively,
she makes you like these sisters as they search for truth and justice.  Shenny’s loyalty, humor, and perseverance
make her an especially appealing character.

— Deon Stonehouse


From the national bestselling author of Whistling in the Dark.

During the summer of 1968 in Rockbridge County, Virginia, eleven-year- old Shenandoah Carmody's mother disappeared. Her twin sister, Woody, stopped speaking, and her once-loving father slipped into a mean drunkenness unbefitting a superior court judge.

As the first anniversary of their mother's disappearance nears, her father's threat to send Woody away and his hints at an impending remarriage spur a desperate Shenny to find her mother-before it's too late.

About the Author

Lesley Kagen is an actress, voice-over talent, and restaurateur, as well as the author of two previous national bestselling novels. Whistling in the Dark has been translated into five languages and was a Midwest Choice Honor winner. Land of a Hundred Wonders, an Indie Next pick, was also nominated for a Midwest Choice Award. She lives near Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780451233080
ISBN-10: 0451233085
Publisher: New American Library
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2011
Pages: 400
Language: English