Cavanaugh Island

6 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 660 ratings

Sanctuary Cove Publisher's Summary

Sometimes love is the simplest choice of all.

Still reeling from her husband’s untimely death, Deborah Robinson needs a fresh start. So she decides to pack up her family, box up her bookstore, and return to her grandmother’s ancestral home on Cavanaugh Island. The charming town of Sanctuary Cove holds happy memories for Deborah, and, after she spies a gorgeous stranger in the local bakery, it promises the possibility for a bright new future.

Dr. Asa Monroe is at a crossroads. Ever since the loss of his family, he has been traveling from one town to another on a quest for faith and meaning. When he meets Deborah, the beautiful bookstore owner with the warm eyes and sunny smile, Asa believes he has finally found a reason to stay in one place.

As friendship blossoms into romance, Deborah and Asa discover they may have a second chance at love. But small towns have big secrets. Before they can begin their new life together, the couple must confront a challenge they never expected.

Rochelle Alers, with nearly two million copies of her novels in print, is a regular on the Essence best-seller list. She has received numerous awards, including the Gold Pen Award, the EMMA Award, the Vivian Stephens Award for Excellence in Romance Writing, the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award, and the Zora Neale Hurston Literary Award.

©2012 Rochelle Alers (P)2012 Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC
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  • Book 1

    • Sanctuary Cove

    • A Cavanaugh Island Novel, Book 1
    • By: Rochelle Alers
    • Narrated by: Nicole Small
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 315
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 285
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 289

    Still reeling from her husband’s untimely death, Deborah Robinson needs a fresh start. So she decides to pack up her family and return to her grandmother’s ancestral home on Cavanaugh Island. The charming town of Sanctuary Cove holds happy memories for Deborah, and, after she spies a gorgeous stranger in the local bakery, it promises the possibility for a bright future. Dr. Asa Monroe is at a crossroads. Ever since the loss of his family, he has been traveling from one town to another. When he meets Deborah, the beautiful bookstore owner with the sunny smile, Asa believes he has finally found a reason to stay in one place.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Slow Slow Slow

    • By RoC on 06-25-16

    Regular price: $20.97

  • Book 2

    • Angels Landing

    • A Cavanaugh Island Novel, Book 2
    • By: Rochelle Alers
    • Narrated by: Nicole Small
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130

    Sometimes love can take you by surprise. Kara Newell has a big-city life that needs a major shakeup. Her dedication as a social worker is unwavering, yet her heart tells her that there is more to life than just work. Kara gets the push she needs when, shockingly, she inherits a large estate on an island off the South Carolina coast. Now the charming town of Angels Landing awaits her—along with a secret family she never knew she had.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love conquers all!

    • By Tania on 09-03-12

    Regular price: $20.97

  • Book 3

    • Haven Creek

    • A Cavanaugh Island Novel, Book 3
    • By: Rochelle Alers
    • Narrated by: Joy C. Hooper
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    Architect Morgan Dane has always lived according to a plan,crossing off her achievements one by one. But when she’s offered her dream job - the restoration of historic Angels Landing Plantation on beautiful Cavanaugh Island - Morgan’s life takes an unexpected turn. Carpenter Nathaniel Shaw once took a big chance on commitment - and lost. Needing the healing comforts of home, he returns to Haven Creek to join the family business. Nothing in the small town has changed - except for Morgan Dane. The wallflower he knew in high school has grown into a beautiful woman, and she’s suddenly stirring feelings Nate isn’t sure he’s ready for.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Poor performance

    • By Willie M Lemell on 08-20-15

    Regular price: $23.07

  • Book 4

    • Magnolia Drive

    • The Cavanaugh Island Novels, Book 4
    • By: Rochelle Alers
    • Narrated by: Nicole Small
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    After a taste of Broadway stardom and a failed marriage, Francine Tanner is rebuilding her life back home on Cavanaugh Island. She's done with acting - and anyone who isn't genuine about real life and true feelings. But the mysterious newcomer who's bought land outside her hometown of Sanctuary Cove is as down to earth as he is handsome...and he may be her second chance for the real thing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful series

    • By Dolores on 01-04-16

    Regular price: $24.47

  • Book 4.5

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  • Book 5

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