Broken River Summary
Lennon, J. Robert

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Broken River Overview

J. Robert Lennon’s latest novel, which is part murder-mystery and part family drama, looks that the lives of people connected to a house near the fictional town of Broken River, New York. The fast-paced novel gives readers a glimpse into the complicated lives of a breaking family, a man unfortunate enough to get involved in a situation over his head, and a preternatural, omnipresent Observer as they deal with their respective issues. It explores themes of humanity, family, obsession, fidelity, and fate.