Island Justice: A Novel

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HarperCollins Publishers, Mar 4, 1999 - Fiction - 356 pages
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Inheriting a Victorian house on a small New England island, Maggie Hammond finds herself drawn ever deeper into the odd world of the island's winter community as she is attracted to a local naturalist, a body washes up on her beach, and the erosive impact of secrecy threatens to divide neighbors

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Island Justice is an interesting study of people who live in close connection with their neighbors. It is also an independent woman's struggle to trust her heart against the backdrop of a community ... Read full review

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Strange book. It wasn't bad, but I wasn't really impressed. Couldn't decide who the main character was... random details that didn't seem relevant... and I couldn't figure out when it took place for the life of me, which drove me nuts. Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Author Elizabeth Winthrop grew up in Washington, D. C., and has written over 50 works of fiction for all ages. She has won numerous awards including the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the Pen Syndicated Fiction Award, the California Young Readers Medal and the Jane Addams Peace Prize Honor Book. Many of her children's books are based on her childhood memories and the experiences of her children and other children she has talked to. Her book Belinda's Hurricane is based on the time she lived through a hurricane with her grandmother on an island off the coast of Connecticut. I Think He Likes Me is based on her daughter's reaction to her younger brother when he was brought home from the hospital. Her most popular books are The Castle in the Attic and The Battle for the Castle.

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