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What happens when Northern Exposure meets Twin Peaks?

You’re about to find out!

“Welcome to Primrose Lake” is a brand-new time management game unlike any other!

An idyllic town nestled in the Rocky Mountains, Primrose Lake is not as quaint as it seems. When Jenny Carlyle hitches a ride from a total stranger, she quickly realizes something is seriously wrong. No cell reception. No internet. Nothing to do but bide her time and try to stay out of trouble. It isn’t easy to do. In Primrose Lake, trouble has a way of catching up to you.

Experience a new Time Management mystery where everyone has a secret, and there’s no place to hide from the past.

- Unravel the twisted fates of two strangers caught up in a case of mistaken identity
- Primrose Lake is the star of the game. Navigate the town map as you progress through the story
- Interact with a different character at each location
- Explore 60 time management levels in 5 unique businesses
- Discover an additional 20 Mystery Scenes with integrated mini games
- Enjoy gorgeously rendered environments that look fantastic on mobile devices
- Relax to a beautiful soundtrack sets the mood for that mountain lifestyle

Get to know Jenny and all the odd and troubling characters inhabiting Primrose Lake. Can you uncover their hidden secrets and get to the bottom of a centuries-old mystery?

Each environment stars its own character with new kinds of time management fun! Keep locals stocked with supplies at the General Store, and please every picky girl and guy at Adventure Island Rentals. Talk about a breath of fresh A.I.R.! Dash through the Diner in a pie-making frenzy. Enjoy lots of lattes at the Cafe. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, it’s time to delve into the dark corners the local lore at the Historical Society and Bookstore.

But it’s not only keeping track of time! Mystery is interwoven throughout the game with 20 vignettes bound to intrigue. Stay sharp, or you might miss the clues scattered through-out the game. Are you ready for this time management mystery challenge?

Try the first few levels for free! Then choose to unlock the full game with an in-app purchase, or subscribe for a free trial of our subscription plan!

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What’s New

Version 2.4

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What's new in 2.4?
- Now you can play Free watching Ads -or remove the Ads with your GHOS subscription!
- Fix for black screen when starting Mystery Location 4 (General Store) when the device language is set to Turkish.
- In this update the Story button is again visible in the Map screen
- Show network error instead of a black screen when the paywall should appear and the player is offline
- Fix for pink texture that appeared some times on the screen after loading a new level
- Other minor bugfixing

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4K Ratings

4K Ratings

Jitaeri ,

Not a “microtransactions required to win” game!

Unlike other time management games where you are given a certain number of “lives” and have to wait x amount of time for it to regenerate, this game operates on a per-ad basis. To play a level (in the free version) you have to watch one ad, which is very reasonable. You don’t even have to rewatch the ad if you replay/restart the level (unless you exit out of the level/app) and you don’t need to spend actual money to upgrade things to five star every level. It’s truly free to play (with ads) and you can finish the entire thing without having to pay a cent!

The story was a bit strange, but held my interest no less and there were enough different levels/play areas where I never really got bored. Coming from Diner Dash/Cooking Dash (where I’ve yet to complete the entire game because I refuse to spend money on the premium in game currency (gold) to upgrade things), Primrose Lake is a very refreshing game in the era of “free to play but need micro transactions to advance/fully complete” games.

Jennyp272 ,

I love Emily delicious games

I have played every single one of these games since the beginning because they are relaxing and I love food, but I don’t like the violence in this game, it really makes me stressed and uncomfortable, kidnapping and fighting along then violently hit over the head and taken away against her will, I have never been in a situation like this before, and I am very sorry for anyone who has and plays your games to escape any stress to have to relive this kind of horrible ordeal, it is not appropriate and along the lines of the original game house games, I’m very disappointed and I hope there is not another seen like this in the rest of the games from here on out, I still love your games please be more considerate, and continue making wonderfully happy, peaceful, and joyful games, we just don’t need anymore sorrow in this world.

SheilaRamsey ,

Can’t Wait For the Next One!!

I am sooooooooo glad I decided to check out Gamehouse’s game apps, because I’ve been playing their games on PC for years, but was starting to experience more glitches along the way. Once I started checking out the same games through their apps for the iPad, I was in HEAVEN!! Same games, no glitches ... and I even can score higher than before thanks to the ease of use. Primrose Lake is quite an interesting game ... very detailed and a lot different from most of Gamehouse Original Stories. I love the characters, and there’s just so many things to do throughout the game. I’ve finished this one, and will continue RE-PLAYING some of my other Gamehouse games through my iPad.

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