This is the story of Windermere House, its famous past, its terrible destruction, and its miraculous rise from the ashes. Today, the grand Lady of the Lakes stands once again, fully restored to her former glory.
Susan Pryke is a widely published who grew up on the shores of Sparrow Lake, where her parents ran a summer resort. A graduate of the University of Toronto and Toronto Teachers' College, Susan taught in Orillia and Waterloo for ten years before moving to Australia. There she wrote her first book, Boom to Bust and Back Again. On returning to Canada, she settled into a career as a writer and editor in Muskoka.