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Island of Refuge (Coast of Maine, #2)

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On a morning in late summer Peter Glass arrives on the island, tired, sick and fleeing for his life. He meets Naomi, Zoe, and Jo. In a matter of only a few hours he develops a special friendship with Jo. When Jo is found murdered the following day, Peter is devastated. Into this mix Philip returns with promises to Naomi and Zoe that he will stay with them this time. Even t ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published January 29th 1999 by Multnomah Books
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Dale Harcombe
Jun 23, 2016 Dale Harcombe rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this atmospheric, brooding novel. It is set on a small island off the coast of Maine. I seem to have a fascination with books about Maine, not sure why. Peter Glass who has issues of guilt arrives on Lambs Island and ends up being taken in by those who live in the old church. Peter settles into the island lifestyle with this collection of characters all of whom have issues or secrets from their past. But when Jo, a young woman who arrives on the island with her baby, dies after Peter b ...more
Eric Wright
One of Linda Hall's best books, if not the best. Set in small lonely island off the coast of Maine, an eccentric cast of characters end up living in a dilapidated and unused church. Each character is drawn expertly and each character hides a secret. Why did Peter Glass flee Alberta? Who is this strange young woman named Jo? Why does Naomi put up with her rarely seen husband? What is going on in the mind of Jeremiah as he peruses the extensive theological library. And what about Colin...and other ...more
Oct 05, 2012 Marilyn rated it really liked it
Island of Refuge by Linda Hall, was all that I expected of it, and more. I liked the twists and turns in the plot, and I felt connected to the characters, particularly the "Church people."

I have had this book sitting on a shelf, for quite a while now. I recently picked it up, and wondered why I had not read it yet. whatever the reason, I am happy that it was still there waiting for me. It was an enjoyable read, and I did not figure out the "who done it," right away.

I thought Ms. Hall created th
Stephanie Whitson
Aug 04, 2015 Stephanie Whitson rated it really liked it
Could not put it down. Read in one day.
Jun 12, 2013 Sheila rated it really liked it
The story line in this book is amazing it makes you think its one person when its another. Its about a handful of lost people that come together as family in a broken down church and one of the islanders is killed. Everyone suspects everyone and once more and more happens they all think they have it solved to find out they were wrong. The story keeps you guessing.
Feb 02, 2011 Shea added it
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This book was okay. I Wasnt that into it as much as other books.
THis guy, is homeless, and then ends up at this church with 4 other girls. One of the girls has a little baby. Her name is Jo. One day, Jo disappeared. She might have been killed. Kinapped. But nobody knows. They go searching for her. If you wana learn more, read the book.
This was a good book. Naomi and Zoe are distraught as police begin an extensive investigation of a friend's death.
Jul 30, 2012 Jennifer rated it it was amazing
Again, another really good book by Linda Hall. I enjoy her style of writing and the plot of the book was really good.
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