• Sanctuary

  • By: Judy Nunn
  • Narrated by: John Derum
  • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 11-10-17
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3.3 (3 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

A stunning portrait of love, hope and survival on an isolated island off Western Australia. In Judy Nunn's latest compelling novel, compassion meets bigotry, hatred meets love, and ultimately despair meets hope on the windswept shores of Australia.
On a barren island off the coast of Western Australia, a rickety wooden dinghy runs aground. Aboard are nine people who have no idea where they are. Strangers before the violent storm that tore their vessel apart, the instinct to survive has seen them bond during their days adrift on a vast and merciless ocean. Fate has cast them ashore with only one thing in common...fear.
Rassen the doctor, Massoud the student, the child Hamid and the others all fear for their lives. But in their midst is Jalila, who appears to fear nothing. The beautiful young Yazidi woman is a mystery to them all.
While they remain undiscovered on the deserted island, they dare to dream of a new life...but 40 kilometres away on the mainland lies the tiny fishing port of Shoalhaven. Here everyone knows everyone, and everyone has their place. In Shoalhaven things never change. Until now....
©2017 Judy Nunn (P)2017 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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5 out of 5 stars
By Narelle on 01-30-18

Fantastic Read

I always enjoy Judy's books. The topics, the research, the stories. This one is no exception. She introduces the characters so well that you don't have to scratch your head as to who's who. You really feel as though you know these people. This book makes you think about the refugee problem and gets you involved. Thanks Judy.. NEXT PLEASE!!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Paddington on 05-08-18

A current heartwarming topic

A marvellous read! Insightful and spellbinding throughout this novel. It would make a great movie. We get to know and appreciate the experiences of a small group of middle eastern refugees who flee from persecution. As their stories are revealed we gain an understanding of the human side of their plight. We see the response of Australians as they are discovered on the west coast of Australia. A wonderful read. Looking forward to more stories from a Judy Nunn.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Joe on 02-08-18

Dissapointing

Like 'Maralinga'. On and on and on...nothin happening. Pick up the pace, I am losing interest. A big change from her earlier works. The unnecessary dialog is mind numbing.

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