From the beloved author of Garden Spells, comes Waking Kate, a story about a woman who soon will face an unforseen change in her life. One sticky summer day as Kate is waiting for her husband to come home from his bicycle shop, she spots her distinguished neighbor returning from his last day of... show more
From the beloved author of Garden Spells, comes Waking Kate, a story about a woman who soon will face an unforseen change in her life. One sticky summer day as Kate is waiting for her husband to come home from his bicycle shop, she spots her distinguished neighbor returning from his last day of work after eighty-six years at Atlanta’s oldest men’s clothing store. Over a cup of butter coffee, he tells Kate a story of love and heartbreak that makes her remember her past, question her present, and wonder what the future will bring.
Publish date: December 3rd 2013
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Pages no: 38
Edition language: English
Waking Kate, Sarah Addison Allen (Lost Lake #.05) (e-short story) This is an e- short story tie in to the book "Lost Lake". I think of it as a prequel. It bears the same name as a chapter in the book called Waking Kate. In the prequel, Kate Pheris is waiting for her husband Matt to come home from th...
For starters, I had just finished Allen's lovely book, Garden Spells, when I ran across a free digital download of this very short story. Garden Spells was the first book I'd read by Sarah Addison Allen and I fell instantly in love with her writing. I wanted more, more, more!! Unfortunately, thirty-...
I've always thought this author would be too litchick-y for me. I'm really not a girly girl at all, and the people who've suggested and liked her work were, so I stayed far, far away. I was engaged, the language was simple and clean and yet also had hidden depths and I found myself wanting, nee...
4 StarsI found this free short story on Amazon and decided to read it prior to reading [b:Lost Lake|13481275|Lost Lake|Sarah Addison Allen|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1377117167s/13481275.jpg|19014102]. The story is very short, 38 pages according to Amazon. The majority of the kindl...
Loved it and the preview into Lost Lake. The wait is going to drive me crazy.