“There Are Threads In Our Lives. You Pull One, Everything Else Gets Affected.”
Mystic River Summary
Mystic River novel centres around three childhood friends, Dave, Jimmy and Sean. The story opens when the three of them get into something terrible that tears them apart and one of the friends, Dave is scarred for life. 25 years later, the three of them mysteriously find their lives intertwined with each other. Sean is a detective, Jimmy, owner of a store who has a history of conning people and Dave is dealing with the ghosts of his past and is trying to make through a rough marriage.
Further, the Mystic River book brings in the case of Jimmy’s daughter, Katie’s unnatural death. The murder investigation is in Sean’s hands while Dave is one of the suspects due to certain mysterious circumstances. The entire Mystic River Dennis Lehane book shows how the lives of three friends cross paths again and how things unfold one after the other in the murder mystery of Katie, Jimmy’s daughter.
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Why You Must Read Mystic River
Mystic River Dennis Lehane book is the perfect crime thriller you need to indulge in. Proper proportions of thrill, suspense and mystery make it one of the best crime novels to read. A story that shows the dark secrets of people’s lives and focuses on keeping you enthralled is what the Mystic River novel is made up of. From the beginning until the very end, the lives of each of the characters will keep you hooked as you’ll be able to relate to the mess they’re in. You’ll be able to connect with each one of them.
The Mystic River book has the drama, spice and excitement that will make your time worth reading it. It possesses the power to stun you at times. Just like some other Dennis Lehane books, you’ll keep craving for more with this amazing crime thriller. It’s one of the best crime novels that speaks about love, faith, family, loyalty & understanding. Undoubtedly, a must-read. 🙂
About Mystic River Author: Dennis Lehane
Dennis Lehane is an American author. He discovered his love for writing at Eckerd College, Florida, the college he graduated from. Crime and mystery novels are his forte. The most popular Dennis Lehane books include Live By Night, Gone, Baby, Gone, Shutter Island and more which garnered praises from all over. Mystic River is one of the best crime novels penned by him which was also adapted into a movie that won the Academy Awards.
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