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Title:
The house at Saltwater Point
Author:
Coble, Colleen, author.
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Publication Information:
Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, [2018]
Physical Description:
341 pages ; 22 cm.
Summary:
"The dangerous beauty of Lavender Tides is harboring secrets that reach around the world. Ellie Blackmore is making a name for herself as a house flipper. But when her sister Mackenzie disappears, Ellie can't focus on anything but uncovering what happened. Her only clue is the bloodstain on the deck of Mackenzie's boat. Ellie knows her sister isn't on the best of terms with her ex-husband, Jason, but he wouldn't kill her--would he? Coast Guard intelligence officer Grayson Bradshaw believes Mackenzie faked her own death after stealing a seized cocaine shipment. The problem is convincing Ellie, who seems to view him as the true enemy. Both Ellie and Grayson want truth, but truth--and family--is often more complex than it first appears. From international terrorism to the peaceful lavender fields of Puget Sound, The House at Saltwater Point is a thrilling race to uncover the truth before it's too late"--
General Note:
Sequel to: The view from Rainshadow Bay.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780718085803

9780718085827
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Book

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"Taking place on Washington State's Puget Sound, this follow-up to The View from Rainshadow Bay features delightful characters and an evocative, atmospheric setting. Ideal for fans of romantic suspense." --Library Journal

The dangerous beauty of Lavender Tides is harboring secrets that reach around the world.

Ellie Blackmore is making a name for herself as a house flipper. But when her sister Mackenzie disappears, Ellie can't focus on anything but uncovering what happened. Her only clue is the bloodstain on the deck of Mackenzie's boat. Ellie knows her sister isn't on the best of terms with her ex-husband, Jason, but he wouldn't kill her--would he?

Coast Guard intelligence officer Grayson Bradshaw believes Mackenzie faked her own death after stealing a seized cocaine shipment. The problem is convincing Ellie, who seems to view him as the true enemy.

Both Ellie and Grayson want truth, but truth--and family--is often more complex than it first appears. From international terrorism to the peaceful lavender fields of Puget Sound, The House at Saltwater Point is a thrilling race to uncover the truth before it's too late.


Author Notes

Colleen Cable is a Christian author of historical fiction and romance. She has written over thirty-five novels which have earned her several awards, including the Romance Writers of America RITA, the Holt Medallion, and the 2009 Best Books of Indiana-Fiction award. She was born and raised on a farm in Indiana. Her first books were historical romances set in Wyoming. It took her a year to write her first novel because she continued to work as a full-time receptionist. She writes the Rock Harbor Series, Mercy Falls Series, The Lonestar Series, an dthe Aloha Reef Series.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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Publisher's Weekly Review

Coble's so-so second Lavender Tides novel (after The View from Rainshadow Bay) finds Ellie Blackmore busy fixing up old houses in Lavender Tides, Wash., until her sister, Mackenzie, goes missing. Blood found aboard Mackenzie's boat suggests she may be dead. A few days after her disappearance, the town sheriff receives a tip that Mackenzie is alive in North Korea; the anonymous caller claims she was spying for that country and the boat abduction was staged. Meanwhile, Grayson Bradshaw, a civilian working for the Coast Guard Investigative Services, has been engaged in a highly personal search for terrorist Tarek Nasser, who killed his best friend. A cocaine theft that could lead him to Tarek has been linked to Mackenzie, which is news that Ellie, who's sure her sister is innocent of all wrongdoing, doesn't want to hear. Cute Ellie and handsome Grayson uneasily join forces in the hunt for the truth, and despite the discovery of more incriminating evidence about Mackenzie, the attraction between them grows. Fans of romantic suspense will best appreciate this unconvincing mix of thriller and cozy elements. (July) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.