The Salt Garden by Cindy McCormick Martinusen

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Three women's lives converge around the century-old mystery of a shipwreck. There's Sophia, a reclusive author who retreated from the world after a tragic loss, Claire, a young journalist who's reluctantly returned to her home town, and Josephine, a passenger from the ill-fated ship.

As they discover the truth about lost love and buried secrets, each woman finds hope, healing, and strength to face the future.


About Cindy McCormick Martinusen

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Cindy Martinusen Coloma is the best-selling author of several novels including The Salt Garden, Beautiful, and Orchid House.
Published February 13, 2007 by Thomas Nelson. 320 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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As the story unfolds, Martinusen introduces enjoyable characters: "Cap Charlie" is an old salt who makes lattes and espresso below decks;

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Claire is defined in this novel with the comment “I didn’t want to be here“.

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As Claire begins a relationship with town artist Griffin and her family faces a crisis surrounding her brother and a little girl he is protecting, Ben is facing a tough choice about retirement and Sophia seems almost lost in her solitude.

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