Cape Refuge : Cape Refuge

  • by Terri Blackstock
  • Series: Cape Refuge
  • 11 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When Thelma and Wayne Owens are found murdered in the warehouse where they held their church services, their son-in-law, Jonathan, is arrested for the crime - but his wife, Morgan, and her sister, Blair, as well as Thelma and Wayne's daughters, are confident that he didnt do it and set out to find the real killer.

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I'd love to say I loved this.. but...

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I usually enjoy Terri Blackstock's stories. Some are unusual, some will make you think. This story is just a very good yarn. However, the narrator was SO annoying. The attempt at a southern accent is horrible and her portrayal of the young girl was whiny. It seems she wants to portray all Christians as flat monotonic beings without any Joie de Vivre. But then, that may be how they are written as well. They just don't seem to be.. really human - with conflicts and failings, etc. The story is good. A good message. I just wish I could have given it higher marks.

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- Nancy

Not bad for "Christian" fiction

If I had known this was Christian fiction, I would have skipped right over it. I'm glad I didn't. I am a pastor's wife, so I am sympathetic to writers and artists who use their gifts to reflect the truth we find in scripture. However, I have a very low tolerance for mediocre work. Terri Blackstock is not a mediocre writer, in fact the plot and the story telling were very engaging.

The gospel presentation is pretty heavy-handed, so the book is unlikely to appeal to anyone who isn't already persuaded. (I wish more Christian writers and artists would read Victor Hugo, for instance, and get the hint... )

My big gripe with this recorded book is the "recorded" part. Ms. Raudman whines and shrieks her way through the largest part of the performance. If I hadn't been drawn into the storyline the shrill narration would have been enough for me to abandon the book in the fist few chapters.

It's an engaging "lite" mystery. Safe for sharing with your grandmother or your kids. Unlikely to offend any sensibilities.
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- Loretta R. Cooper

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-06-2008
  • Publisher: Zondervan