The Gem Lakes

The Gem Lakes

Rob Keough


A Novel

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JAKE LUCKNOW IS just like any other fourteen-year-old boy, except for one thing – he is sick with cancer and is not expected to live through the summer. While spending time at the family cabin, Jake has a chance encounter with the area’s most notorious resident and learns the secret to an old family mystery.

Jake can’t resist one last adventure at the lake. But he soon realizes that his quest is much more terrifying and dangerous than he had thought…and time is running out.

  • FINALIST for the Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Award

“This outdoor adventure reaffirms the strength of family faced with crisis and the power of living life to the fullest.”  —Canadian Bookseller

Additional Information

Weight 0.227 kg

About the Author

Rob Keough

Rob Keough was born and raised in Winnipeg and spends his summers in Nopiming and Whiteshell Provincial Parks where he enjoys fishing, canoe trips and spending time with his wife and daughter.