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The River

3 Ratings: 4.7
A book by Cheryl Kaye Tardif

"A gripping combination of suspense, sci-fi and adventure...a cross between Michael Crichton's Timeline and Dan Brown's Angels & Demons." --Matt Scofield, a fan    "A killer of a thriller...settle in for a wild and captivating ride...a … see full wiki

Author: Cheryl Kaye Tardif
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
3 reviews about The River
review by . January 10, 2011
Del Hawthorne, professor of anthropology, is shocked beyond words when a man she thought long dead stumbles into her classroom, looking like he had escaped from a psych ward and repeating one of her father's favourite sayings! Even more stunning is his insistence that her father, whom Hawthorne had thought killed in a canoeing accident on the wild Nahanni River in the far northern reaches of Arctic Canada, is also alive. Before the man who was her father's scientific colleague and canoeing …
review by . March 15, 2008
Before deciding to purchase The River, I read the author's blog. At first I thought this book was a true story because she wrote the blog synopsis in first person, but at the end she admitted this really didn't happen to her; it was simply a clever lure to garner more interest.    And it worked for me! Author Cheryl Kaye Tardif hooked me from the first sentence. I couldn't wait to read it. Having already read and raved over her later release, Whale Song: A Novel, I knew I would …
review by . September 23, 2006
When Dr. Lawrence Hawthorne and three of his companions disappear during a trip along the Nahanni River in the Canadian wilderness, everyone presumes that he is dead. Then, seven years after his disappearence one of the party shows up at the campus where Hawthorne's daughter, Delia is a researcher. The man is barely recognizeable and he is-incredibly-aging visibly as she watches him. More astonishingly, he has news: Delia's father is alive!  Delia gathers a rescue party that heads out …
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