Lindas Book Obsession Reviews “The Forgotten Hours” by Katrin Schumann, Lake Union Publishing, February 1, 2019
Katrin Schumann, Author of “The Forgotten Hours” has written an emotional, intense, suspenseful, and captivating novel. The Genres for this Novel are Fiction and Women’s Fiction. The timeline for this story starts in 2007 and the present and goes back to the past when it pertains to the characters or events in the story. The author describes her characters are complex and complicated. This is a story of coming of age, of friendships, of loss, and betrayal. It also is a story of family, disappointment, memories , forgetting, love and hope.
Katie Gregory, now twenty-four years old, with a successful job, a considerate boyfriend who is an Artist, often thinks back in time to an earlier time when she would be with her best friend Lulu at Eagle Lake having fun. Life seemed to be less complicated, and there were boys, fun, and parties. Unfortunately, Katie now waits for her father to be released from prison, where he has been for six years, accused by her best friend of an unspeakable crime. Katie has to go back to the lake and fix up the cabin for her Dad to live in. She dreads the trip, because of many memories, and some things she has forgotten.
Katie needs to make sense of everything that has happened. When she has asked for information from her parents, she has been put off. What exactly happened? Katie must go back to the past if there is any hope for the future. The omissions of information and Katie’s ignorance encourage her to look again at the pieces of the puzzle. What information will Katie find? I would recommend this novel to readers who enjoy a suspenseful and emotional novel.