~ WITCHERY & MAYHEM IN THE OUTER BANKS ~
5-STAR RED CITY REVIEW
Welcome to PORT OF REFUGE - another light and quirky island mystery steeped in Outer Banks culture, from the author who took you to PORT STARBIRD.
Storm Ketchum, a damaged emigre to Hatteras Island on North Carolina's Outer Banks, generally prefers to stay close to home and mind his own business - but he unexpectedly finds himself entangled with a cult-like coven of modern-day Roanoke Island witches when a relative of his paramour meets an untimely end on church property. Is the High Priestess of the Croatoan Covenant Church really in contact with the departed spirits of the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island? Are the members of her church really from both this world and the next? Or is she just a con artist preying on gullible Wiccan acolytes - and is she a killer? A desire to provide closure for the family drives Ketch to once again call on his amateur sleuthing skills to conjure up answers to these and other questions, in the process risking the physical and spiritual well-being of both himself and the one he loves.
Join Ketch, his loyal dog Jack, and his Kinnakeet Boatyard friends as they embark on a bewitching new adventure in the picturesque Outer Banks, where intrigue continues to cast its spell on them all.
Garrett Dennis's PORT OF REFUGE is his second novel in his Storm Ketchum series. This novel picks up with Storm Ketchum, "Ketch," showing off his new houseboat and his lover, Kari, who is moving in with him. Everything seems to be in perfect harmony. However, when Kari's aunt passes away and a will is found giving all her assets to a Wiccan coven, things become weird. Something seems off. Ketch's sleuthing bug bites again, and he finds himself thrown into a world of the Dark Web, hitmen, witches, and drugs. However, it appears Ketch may have bitten off more than he can chew this time. The coven's High Priestess, Samantha, is sly and ruthless. She will stop Ketch at all costs from figuring out what the coven's true motivations are. Thus ensues a showdown of intellect and persistence. - 5-Star Red City Review
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Some notes to help you decide whether or not you'd like to read this book:
1. This is a standalone book; despite being part of a series, there are no major cliffhangers.
2. This is not a formulaic mystery, suspense, or action/adventure story; but I believe those who enjoyed PORT STARBIRD will like it as much or more.
Garrett lives in upstate New York. PORT OF REFUGE is his second novel.
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Book Description Createspace Independent Pub, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 414 pages. 9.00x6.00x1.04 inches. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # zk1511780940