Item description for Safe Haven (Hideaway, Book 2) by Hannah Alexander...
Overview Dr. Karah Lee Fletcher loves her new job at Hideaway's clinic. But she's not too sure about paramedic Taylor Jackson. She's already had one run-in with him and hopes to avoid more humiliating encounters. But when master of disguise Fawn Morrison seeks refuge in Hideaway, Karah Lee and Taylor reach out to the terrified young woman---and are drawn together by unexpected grace. 379 pages, softcover from Steeple Hill.
Community Description A teenage fugitive -- Youthful master of disguise Fawn Morrison comes to Hideaway seeking refuge. Now that her dangerous game has turned deadly, she must entrust her safety to strangers.
A doubting doctor -- Karah Lee Fletcher relishes the challenges offered by Hideaway's new clinic, until an unsettling discovery shakes her confidence. Despite self-doubt, she reaches out to Fawn and finds unexpected grace.
A lonely ranger -- Their first meeting leaves Ranger Taylor Jackson vowing to avoid strong-willed Karah Lee. Yet, observing her interact with patients, Taylor begins to feel admiration. Could it lead to something deeper?
Hannah Alexander is the pen name of husband-and-wife writing team Dr. Mel and Cheryl Hodde, who make their home in a homey Ozarks setting like those featured in their novels.
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Studio: Steeple Hill
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.6" Width: 4.2" Height: 1.2" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Jan 31, 2007
Publisher STEEPLE HILL #375
Series Hide Away Books
Series Number 2
ISBN 0373785933 ISBN13 9780373785933
Availability 0 units.
More About Hannah Alexander
Hannah Alexander is the award-winning author of more than thirty Christian novels and novellas with medical romantic drama in small-town settings. Awards include the Christy Award, three Holt Medallions, two Reader's Choice Awards, named in Library Journal's Top Five Christian Novels of the Year, and Hannah Alexander was nominated for the Lifetime Achievement Award by Romantic Times Magazine. Read more about this author at www.hannahalexander.com
Hannah Alexander has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Safe Haven (Hideaway, Book 2)?
Great read Feb 6, 2007
I have read other books in the Hideaway series and this one lived up to my expections. Something that doesn't always happen when reading a series of books
Engaging Story! Jan 31, 2006
Safe Haven, another great story in the Hideaway series, is filled with just the right mix of intrigue and romance. Hannah Alexander knows how to weave a tale to keep me turning pages and wondering what will happen next, without giving away the pieces to the puzzle too soon. If you haven't read these medical romantic mysteries, you're in for a treat. I had the privilege of interviewing Hannah Alexander for my "Spotlight" section of my website to discover the motives behind the writing. This writing duo has won some prestigious awards and has more books in the works. I look forward to more Hideaway stories and other medical mysteries. But if you haven't read this one, don't miss it!
Unflinchingly honest portrayals of finding salvation Sep 3, 2004
Fawn Morrison, Karah Lee Fletcher and Taylor Jackson have very little in common, aside from the fact that all three are native Missourians. A runaway teenaged prostitute, a bitter medical doctor, and a nomadic ranger couldn't share anything else ... or could they? In SAFE HAVEN, the second novel in Hannah Alexander's Hideaway series, the authors take a slightly different approach than in their first book, introducing these three disparate characters in separate chapters and slowly showing readers how their paths will intertwine.
While things are still relatively peaceful in the town of Hideaway, recent land purchases and development by the megalithic Beaufont Corporation are threatening to change life there permanently --- for the worse. Karah Lee has arrived fresh out of medical residency and ready to assist Dr. Cheyenne Allison in her small but bustling practice. Allison, the protagonist of the first book, has taken on emergency room duties in a nearby city and is now engaged to Dane Gideon, presently the town mayor and still foster father to a number of teenaged boys at his ranch. Taylor, who lives in a recreational vehicle, has duties in Hideaway, but tries to avoid having any ties there. Meanwhile, fugitive Fawn winds up in the town after filching a bus ticket --- and realizing that her fellow passengers are all in mysteriously bad shape.
Alexander combines details of small-town life (fans will be amused to watch Karah Lee devour the same black-walnut baked goods of Bertie Meyer's that Cheyenne could hardly stomach) with sound medical action and real Christian growth. There is very little pew-jumping or praise-shouting here; instead, each character comes to salvation in his or her own way, and finds support for newfound beliefs in his or her own way, too. Fawn's plight, from beginning to end, is particularly moving and believable --- in this case, her allegorical name seemed right, and not forced.
Hannah Alexander is the pen name of husband-and-wife writing team Mel and Cheryl Overall. Their first novel in this series, HIDEAWAY, earned glowing reviews from both the secular and CBA press, and this second one is a strong follow-up to that book. While some of the faults of HIDEAWAY are still apparent here --- some scenes seem flat, especially when they're dealing with very worldly matters like graft and murder --- the pace of the book helps readers overlook inconsistencies. Also, the authors do not shy away from modern dilemmas, sin or doubt. They are unflinchingly honest about human failings. Mel and Cheryl keep the story moving; whenever I found myself wondering, "What the heck could this be about?", suddenly a very interesting and obviously well-planned answer would appear.