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The View From Rainshadow Bay

December 4, 2017
The View From Rainshadow Bay (A Lavender Tides Novel) Book Cover The View From Rainshadow Bay (A Lavender Tides Novel)
Lavender Tides - Book 1
Colleen Coble
Romantic Suspense/Christian Fiction
Thomas Nelson
January 23, 2018
Net Galley

Description of The View From Rainshadow Bay

After her husband, Jack, dies in a climbing incident, Shauna has only her five-year-old son and her helicopter charter business to live for. Every day is a struggle to make ends meet and she lives in constant fear of losing even more than she already has.

When her business partner is murdered, his final words convince Shauna that she’s in danger too. But where can she turn? Zach Bannister was her husband’s best friend and is the person she blames for his death. She’s barely spoken to him since. But right now he seems her only hope for protecting her son.

Zach is only too happy to assuage his guilt over Jack’s death by helping Shauna any way he can. But there are secrets involved dating back to Shauna’s childhood that more than one person would prefer to stay hidden.

In The View from Rainshadow Bay, suspense, danger, and a longing to love again ignite amid the gorgeous lavender fields of Washington State.

My review of View From Rainshadow Bay

This book has it all! Suspense, mystery, and a love story.

This book had more twists than you can imagine. Each one perfectly timed and revealing another layer of the deception to help unravel the mystery.

I really felt for Shauna, she was in a hard place. Struggling to make a living for herself and her son while danger surrounded her at every turn.

Poor Zach was carrying around so much guilt after his best friend’s death. He fights his attraction for Shauna, he tries his best to protect her and her son and do right by them.

I loved the characters! I loved the plot! I love Colleen Cobles’s voice. This is a great book to read to settle in with on a cold weekend. Pick up a copy when it comes out, January 23, 2018. I think you’ll like this one.

About the author

Best-selling author Colleen Coble’s novels have won or finaled in awards ranging from the Best Books of Indiana, the ACFW Carol Award, the Romance Writers of America RITA, the Holt Medallion, the Daphne du Maurier, National Readers’ Choice, and the Booksellers Best. She has over 2 million books in print and writes romantic mysteries because she loves to see justice prevail. Colleen is CEO of American Christian Fiction Writers. She lives with her husband Dave in Indiana. Visit her website at



About Terry Houchin

Hi, my name is Terry Houchin. I live on the on the Gulf Coast of Texas with my husband of thirty-eight years and our two dogs, Miley and Shadow. I have two grown sons and a grandson. I am a retired teacher who loves gardening and reading. I am currently working on writing a novel.

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