Page Turners August Selection

21 Jul

503957_w185Unwritten by Charles Martin.

An actress running from her past finds escape with a man hiding from his future.

When someone wants to be lost, a home tucked among the Ten Thousand Islands off the Florida coast is a good place to live. A couple decent boats, and a deep knowledge of fishing and a man can get by without ever having to talk to another soul. It’s a nice enough existence, until the one person who ties him to the world of the living, the reason he’s still among them even if only on the fringes, asks him for help. 

Father Steady Capri knows quite a bit about helping others. But he is afraid Katie Quinn’s problems may be beyond his abilities. Katie is a world-famous actress with an all too familiar story. Fame seems to have driven her to self-destruct. Steady knows the true cause of her desire to end her life is buried too deeply for him to reach. But there is one person who still may be able to save her from herself. 

He will show her an alternate escape, a way to write a new life. But Katie still must confront her past before she can find peace. Ultimately, he will need to leave his secluded home and sacrifice the serenity he’s found to help her. From the Florida coast, they will travel to the French countryside where they will discover the unwritten story of both their pasts and their future.

We will be discussing Unwritten at our August meeting. We would love to hear your thoughts on this book, so please leave a comment.

2 Responses to “Page Turners August Selection”

  1. Elizabeth July 21, 2013 at 4:09 pm #

    I read this book and really enjoyed it.

    Here is the link to my review – it might help with your discussion???

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    • rbclibrary July 21, 2013 at 4:26 pm #

      Thanks so much! Glad to hear you enjoyed it. It is always risky suggesting a book that you have not read ;). I will definitely share your review with the group.

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