Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Red Door Inn - A Review

Published - March 2016, Revell Books
Series - Prince Edward Island Dreams Book 1
Author - Liz Johnson
Title - The Red Door Inn
Format - ebook, paper
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Marie Carrington left Boston to escape bad memories and her father. She has no money and no place to go. When she meets Jack Sloane, he sees in her a hurting soul and offers her a place to stay in exchange for helping him and his nephew renovate a bed & breakfast. Seth Sloane thinks his uncle is crazy for bringing a woman they know nothing about home. Seth's hurting himself and was hoping that the island could bring healing to his heart. Yet as he attempts to get close to Marie, he finds that she's very skittish around him. Can his persistence wear her down? Will both of these two hurting hearts find healing?

I loved this book. First it was set of Prince Edward Island and had a lot of references to Anne of Green Gables. Second, the characters gripped me from the first page.

As I read, I found myself falling in love with the townspeople and hurting for Marie. I wanted to shake Seth once or twice, but even when he acted incredibly stupid, I found myself rooting for him.

The characters in this book were very deep. I discovered that each one had many layers to them, and I am looking forward to revisiting the island in the next book.

I received this book for free from Revell Books for the purpose of reviewing. My thoughts and opinions are my own.

Recommended to fans of women's fiction, Karen Kingsbury, Denise Hunter, Colleen Coble

Rating - 5 stars

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