But the decision isn’t up to the three kids. Their parents are recently divorced; their father is on a summer mission to heal people in Africa in a program called Doctors without Borders while their mother is working full time in NYC.
What will they do all summer in Ohio without their school friends from New York? How boring will their lives be after having lived in the fast-paced city all their lives?Little do they know the many adventures they will have! When Nicholas finds a secret hiding place from when his father used to send summers with his Uncle Nick, the pieces of a mystery fall into place. Why is it that Nicholas’s father Will has never returned to the lake since he was fifteen? Will Haley and Hetty and Nicholas make any true friends at the lake? Will their experiences there make them want to return for another summer or repeat what happened to their own father more than fifteen years ago?
Read this sweet novel to find out.