Time to start the discussion of our next novel from The Bestseller Code 100 list, The Mill River Recluse by Darcie Chan.
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The Mill River Recluse: A Novel* by Darcie Chan
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Summary: Mary McAllister is a widow who lives in a white mansion on a hill outside of the town of Mill River, Vermont. Past circumstances have left her with severe social anxiety — among other issues — and she has been a recluse for many years. Father Michael O’Brien is her only friend and confidante. Will the residents ever get to know her?
Publisher: Ballantine Books; Reprint edition (June 17, 2014)
Did you read The Mill River Recluse? We’d love to hear your thoughts!
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The next book is number 94 on the list, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest by Stieg Larsson (Originally published in 2007) -Discussion begins January 30, 2017.