Lauren K. Denton

USA Today and Amazon Charts Bestseller

Reviews and Praise for The Hideaway

Library Journal: Starred Review and Debut of the Month
“Inspiring in tone, with well-drawn, appealing characters, Denton’s delicious debut is a treat for the senses and the heart. Her exquisitely lyrical writing and character-driven story is a must-read..."
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RT Book Reviews: 4 ½ stars and TOP PICK
“This debut novel is the kind of book you want to curl up with on a rainy day or stick in your beach bag for your next vacation. It is poetic and compelling, emotional and full of life.”
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“Denton’s first novel charms readers with her idyllic settings and wonderful cast of characters, making Sweet Bay and The Hideaway places readers will dream about. The Hideaway is a deeply satisfying exploration of family, friendship, and the meaning of home.”
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Publishers Weekly: Starred Review
In this fine debut, Denton crafts a beautiful, heartbreaking story of true love that never dies.”
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Bookpage: Going Home Again
“Rather than force a big-city conformity vs. small-town individuality conflict, The Hideaway is more interested in how two women in different time periods learn to invest in their own lives and listen to their own needs.”
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Deep South Magazine: 10 Picks for Spring 2017 Reading
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel (WV): Family relationships told in fiction
“A warm story of finding a new life and a look at the choices we make, this one will resonate with readers.”
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"Lauren Denton's novel 'The Hideaway' conjures a warm read," William Thornton,

"Local writer debuts novel set in small Alabama town," Susan Swagler, Birmingham Magazine

"Author Chat," Eleanor Inge Baker, Access Magazine (Mobile AL)