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Publication Order of Royal Canadian Mounted PoliceBooks

August Gamble (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
November Veil (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
April Operation (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Coast of Maine Books

Margaret's Peace (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Island of Refuge (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Katheryn's Secret (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sadie's Song (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Teri Blake-Addison Books

Publication Order of Fog Point Books

Publication Order of Shadows Books

Shadows in the Mirror (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shadows at the Window (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shadows on the River (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Whisper Lake Books

Publication Order of Em Ridge Mysteries Books

Night Watch (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bitter End (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Devil to Pay (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Josiah Files (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Amber Waves (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
White Christmas Pansies (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Publication Order of Anthologies

Christmas with Hot Apple Cider(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Linda Hall is an American-Canadian author of mystery & thrillers, literature, fiction, and suspense. She was born and raised in New Jersey which led her to develop the love for the deep waters, a common theme in her novels. Before venturing into writing fiction, Hall was a journalist, freelance writer and often wrote curriculum material in the adult literacy field. Hall is married, and lives in Canada.

Hall debuted in fiction world in 1992 when The Josiah Files was published, and since then she has published over a dozen books in different book series, and short stories.

Dark Water

Dark Water is the first book in Fog Point series by Linda Hall. The story introduces Elise a small jewelry designer based in the town of Fog Point. She has been reckless especially on the internet corresponding to a prisoner then breaking off. Now it appears that the prisoner has been released and Elise fears that the man would track her down. In response, she hires a scruffy middle-aged private investigator, Jake Rikker to protect her. However, the single PI falls madly in love with his client, Elise but also starts having doubts about Elise when innocent bystanders end up dead.

The debut novels main revolve around the Jake Rikker, the whale watching tour guide, and his widowed partner, May. The two are hired by Elise to protect her from Wesley Stoller who has been released from Gaul and is believed to be closely watching her. However Jake develops love emotions for Elise despite her unwelcoming behavior.

Black Ice

In the second series installment, Lenore found the girls stuck and frozen in the snow behind her bed and breakfast restaurant. Some said that the girl was an angel while others said she was a ghost.

But Lenore understands better and fearing that the cops might consider her sons as killers, she hires Jack and his partner May to conduct the investigation the mysterious circumstances surrounding her undesirable discovery. Jacks search leads him not only the strange girl or the world’s last days as many in the small town main suspect however to Amy McLaren, the wife of a local minister. As Jake and his partner get close to discovering the truth, the tension between Amy and Lenore rises, forcing these two women to face the secrets that they have kept hidden far too long.

The town of Fog Point harbor was unusually packed with ice, and reporters and photographers snapped endless pictures while snow plows continuously cleared the streets. Many of the locals stayed indoors and since it was rumored that the ice was a bad omen- but that was before a shocking discovery.

Lenore overlooked out the back window of her restaurant and spotted a dark spot in the snow. Could one of her sons have carelessly tossed garbage outside? She marched outside to investigate, and the truth struck her sense and in front of her eyes was a lifeless body of a young woman, her hair was in a ponytail, and she seemed so young. Why hurt someone young and beautiful, Lenore thought.

Later on, no one came forward claiming to know the young woman. However rumors quickly spread that she was an angel sent to protect Fog Point from danger. Had the entire town gone crazy? People flooded into Lenore’s Bed, and Breakfast wants to see where the miracle had happened. Many left gifts; others prayed in the snow banks while others came in search of inner peace. Guests arrived and left on a daily basis but then suddenly disappeared. When Jake and May, two part-time private investigators discover that danger still lurked in the blinding whitening snow, fear spread fast like a rushing snow.

As the clouded past eventually collides with the present, the truth gradually starts to surface. But the question is, when the whole truth is finally revealed, who will be set free and who will drown in their lies?

Black Ice, the second book in Fog Point series, is full of imaginative and intriguing characters. Each person in Fog Point seems to have something to hide, in other words, it is a town full of secrets. The author manages to keep different threads open to keep the mystery element of the book interesting. Apart from the mystery itself, Linda Hall also tackles the theme of Christianity and faith. She does relate the mystery and the real world and encourages the readers that the lack of faith in God does not in any way change the truth or God- small children believe what they are told, but this does not in any way change the truth.

Set in a fictional town Fog Town, and narrated from the different point of view and featuring different themes, Black Ice is brilliantly woven and promises to hook the readers from the first page to the last.

The Island of Refuge

On a morning in the summer, Peter Glass finally makes his way on the island, tired, and fleeing for his dear life. He meets Zoe, Naomi, and Jo. Within few hours, he forms a special bond with Jo. But Peter is devastated when he discovers that his friend Jo has been murdered.

In the midst of turmoil, shock, grief, and suspicion, Peter comes face to face with the islands quirky inhabitants. First, there is a woman who waits for her husband; then there is the boat builder who mourns the death of his beloved wife and a former pastor who lives in the church and an old woman who is confident of the island residents.

Margot Douglas, the owner of Vermont fabric shop, begins her investigations into the murder of Jo, her former house guest. In such a small island, everyone is a suspect and finding the truth might be hard then she thought. However what she soon discovers sends her world into a spiral as she and the residents of the mysterious island seek to make peace with themselves, their dark pasts and their god.

Set in an isolated island off the coast of Maine, Island of Refuge features a cast of eccentric characters, each with a secret to hide. The storyline is captivating, as each scene leads to a chain of events.

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