The Refuge Author:Jasmine Cresswell Was it a place of safety... or deadly danger? — Nestled in the Colorado Rockies, the Wainscott Ranch is the place of hope and promise for expectant mothers from war-torn regions of the globe. Here, women with nowhere to go, and no one to help them, find refuge. — Though raised in a life of privilege, Marisa Joubert, too, has escaped a terrib... more »le fate and understands the fear of being alone, penniless and frightened. Determined to start over and support her young son alone, she lands a position at Wainscott as a bookkeeper. Yet almost immediately she senses that something there is very wrong.
When one of the young women disappears, Marisa's suspicions escalate. Especially about Jimmy, the janitor, who may not be as innocent as he pretends to be. He is a man who could be friend or enemy, a man who could be searching for answers... or desperately trying to cover them up. Marisa knows he's somehow involved in the mysterious events at Wainscott. But which side is he on?« less
Single mother Marisa Joubert begins working at intitute for unwed mothers. But nothing is what it seems, from the directors "special projects" to the janitor named Jimmy. Good follow up to Cresswell's "The Inheritence." You don't have to read that to enjoy this one, but it helps! Recommended.