Tyndale, May 2004, 10.99, 271 pp.
Once she had a loving husband and a son she cherished until the day Georgia MacGregor came home to see an inferno with her beloved men inside beyond rescuing. Unable to stay in Calgary and the memories that haunt her, she travels the country side until she finds a job for a cook in the northern Canadian woods. The head of Camp Hope, Kent Anderson, hires her on the spot, believing she is a gift from God because she is also a nurse.
Kent is attracted to Georgia but he holds back from pursuing a relationship because he is working to get a promotion to the head office so his sister, a paraplegic, could have the choices he thinks she needs. While Kent wrestles with his own guilt, Georgia is in danger from a stalker who will stop at nothing to kill her because of the pain she caused him. Unwilling to put Camp Hope in danger, Georgia prepares to leave a place she calls home and the man she loves but the killer strikes out putting them in danger.
The heroine is the victim of two tragedies and though she is grieving she is strong enough to reach out and help people. Readers will love her and hope she can find happiness with Kent. Lois Richer builds up the suspense to unbearable levels while simultaneously bringing people in love together. DANGEROUS SANCTUARY is an exciting romantic suspense novel that readers will be delighted to know is the first installment in the Camp Hope series. The audience will be unable to stop reading until the last page is turned.
This report prepared by Harriet Klausner