"Okay, let the games begin," I say with clenched teeth to a God who takes more than he gives. First, he took my husband, and now, my nine-year-old son, Isaac, was missing; and the antique store once full of whispering lanterns and story-telling quilts has fallen silent, providing no clues as to where he's gone.

But anger is a powerful thing, and a mother's determination even more so. Three weeks have passed. Now, standing in front of the antique store where I last saw Isaac gleefully smiling at the anticipation of what might be inside, I feel the same strange force that drew us there in the first place. One step. Then two.

"Hang on, Isaac. Mom's coming."

Reader Reviews

early reviews are in

Absolutely could NOT put this book down! It’s a journey of fantasy and healing. Terrebonne is a safe place where you can face your fears and pain and come out a better person. If you loved The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, then come to Terrebonne.

Penny McCoy , Texas

Terrebonne was a very enjoyable read for me. The premise was new and Robin’s characters were very compelling. Truly, I want to visit Terrebonne.

Brandy Adkins , West Virginia

The author is a master of suspense, making you want to read “just one more chapter.” The mysterious turns the story takes are surprising and lead you to want to find out more. Sprinkled throughout the narrative are truths and life lessons that make one ponder. One new lesson I learned was that I need to “find a new tree.” If you want to know what that means, read the book. You will not be disappointed.

Dawn Fox , Oklahoma

I loved this book. I can’t believe how the author weaved all of the things together in the story so well. It was nothing like what I expected, but so much more. The truths weaved in throughout the book really spoke to my heart. I was drawn in from the beginning.

Marti Johnston , Ohio

A Sneak Peek

a widow's grief

About the Author

Robin Elaine

Having written her first poem at the age of eight, Robin Elaine has always had a desire to share her gift of words with the world. She officially began her writing career as a journalist for a New York-based magazine that focused on small town happenings in West Virginia. She began working as a newspaper reporter in 2013 and continues to write stories as assigned. However, she has turned her love of writing over to her passion for poetry, prose and fiction. Her current project—one that has been many, many years in the making—is her novel, Terrebonne, a Christian fiction novel of lost and found. 

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