JoAnn Ross’s ‘Summer on Mirror Lake’ Sparkles with Life [REVIEW]

Mountain lake

Summers in Honeymoon Harbor are perfect for a little R and R. (Photo courtesy Pexels)

When suddenly faced with death and health issues all at once, one man must return to his hometown for a little rest and relaxation. But will the mountain air do the trick, or will it take something more to rehabilitate his life? Find out in JoAnn Ross’s Summer on Mirror Lake. 

JoAnn Ross’s Summer on Mirror Lake


Sometimes circumstances have a way of changing the direction of our life. Gabriel Mannion discovers what these words mean in spades. After he experiences a panic attack while carrying the casket of his friend and mentor, Gabe scoffs at the idea that he needs to slow down. What does an emergency room doctor know anyway? He doesn’t know me or my life, Gabe thinks.

Reluctantly, however, he takes a leave of absence from his job on Wall Street to return to his hometown, Honeymoon Harbor. It is here that Gabe learns to evaluate what is truly important and what it takes to be content and complete within himself. It certainly doesn’t hurt that he finds himself attracted to the town librarian, Chelsea Prescott.

As Gabe and Chelsea encounter different obstacles along the way, each of them must ask themselves what they are really looking for in life and how does family, career and personal values effect your goals and dreams.

In Summer on Mirror Lake, JoAnn Ross weaves a captivating story populated by colorful characters that jump right off the page. I immediately found myself intrigued by the Mannion family and was so enthralled by them, I found myself wishing I could be part of their clan too. From the opening chapter until the final page, I was transfixed as Gabe and his brothers communicated in a way we should all emulate. They spoke from the heart and their dialogue sparkled with love and respect throughout. This awesome sense of family and what it truly means to belong makes Summer on Mirror Lake one beach read you’ll never want to end.

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JoAnn Ross

JoAnn Ross


JoAnn Ross is published in 26 countries and is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than one hundred novels, including Long Road HomeSunset Point, and Beyond the Sea

Two of her titles have been excerpted in Cosmopolitan magazine and her books have also been published by the Doubleday, Rhapsody, Literary Guild and Mystery Guild book clubs.

A member of the Romance Writers of America’s honor roll of bestselling authors, she’s won several awards, including RT Reviews’ Career Achievement Awards in both category romance and contemporary single title. In addition, she received RWA’s national service award and was named RWA Pro-Mentor of the Year.

JoAnn lives with her high school sweetheart, whom she married twice, and three rescued dogs—who pretty much rule the house—in the Pacific Northwest. Visit her home on the Web at, like her on Facebook, and follow her on Instagram.

By JoAnn Ross
432 pp. HQN. $7.99

TLC Book Tours Tour HostPurchase Summer on Mirror Lake at one of these fine online retailers: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Harlequin, IndieBound, and Powell’s.

Summer on Mirror Lake is brought to you in association with TLC Book Tours.

About Heather Fink
Heather Fink is a writer, bibliophile and award-winning librarian who loves to introduce the next generation of readers to the wonderful world of books. She currently resides in Texas.

One Response to JoAnn Ross’s ‘Summer on Mirror Lake’ Sparkles with Life [REVIEW]

  1. Sara Strand says:

    I’m so glad you enjoyed this! Thank you for being on this tour. Sara @ TLC Book Tours

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