Shelter Mountain by Robyn Carr is a delightful contemporary novel and the second book in the Virgin River series. It can be read as a stand-alone.
Once more the community of Virgin River pulls together to welcome a stranger and to help to bring healing and wholeness. The community has a strong sense of right and wrong, and will fight the injustices they see.
There are some hard to read topics of domestic abuse, miscarriage and still birth. The community gathers round to help in whatever way they can.
The older men of the town act as role models for the younger ones, taking them in under their wings.
Virgin River by Robyn Carr is a contemporary novel about community, grief and new beginnings. It is the first book in the Virgin River series which promises to be heart-warming.
The area of Virgin River represents a complete change of life as a character tries to overcome a devastating loss. From big city and a busy ER to a sleepy mountain town with just one doctor, the contrast could not be greater. However there are still similar problems with unsavoury situations and not always as safe as it may at first seem. There are still challenges to face and situations to overcome.
There are some huge hearts within the novel – hearts that look for the best in others as they try to improve and save lives.
The sense of community runs through out. Most people offer a warm welcome to strangers. Needs are met as a town pulls together.