In his new novel, John Milliken Thompson visits again the fertile ground that he explored so satisfyingly in The Reservoir: the South at the turn of the prior century; the trials of families under strain from within and without; and the mysterious relationships between good and evil, God and man. Love and Lament is a powerful book that you’ll not soon forget.

Jon Clinch, author of Finn and The Thief of Auschwitz

on Love and Lament


A new historical novel from the author of The Reservoir, this family saga features a sweet yet tough young woman who is tested to the limits of endurance. Her strength and devotion in the face of difficulty give her hope.

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