Tag Archives: Fiction

Across the Blue by Carrie Turansky & Giveaway!

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Across the Blue by Carrie Turansky & Giveaway!

Across the Blue by Carrie TuranskyAcross the Blue by Carrie Turansky

Release Date: February 20, 2018

Publisher: Multnomah

ISBN: 978-1601429421

Genre: Fiction / Historical Fiction / Romance / Edwardian

Be sure to stay tuned until the very end for a giveaway! Read the rest of this entry

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Desired in Darkness by Heather Sunseri

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Desired in Darkness by Heather Sunseri

Desired in Darkness by Heather SunseriDesired in Darkness by Heather Sunseri

Release Date: February 5, 2018

Publisher: Sun Publishing

Genre: Fiction / Suspense / Romance

Series: In Darkness, Book Five

Be sure to check out my reviews of the previous books in the series: Exposed in Darkness, Cut in Darkness, Shot in Darkness, Covered in Darkness and don’t miss a spin-off but not quite part of the series, Protected in Darkness.

About the Book:

Former FBI agent Brooke Fairfax is on the verge of starting a new, simpler life with Irish mogul Declan O’Roark. But when tragedy strikes the night of Brooke’s and Declan’s engagement party, Brooke has no choice but to track down Romeo, the serial killer stalking her for years. And Declan vows to help her put an end to the man who desires Brooke so completely, he’s willing to kill to possess her. Read the rest of this entry

The Melody of the Soul by Liz Tolsma

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The Melody of the Soul by Liz Tolsma

Travel back in time to 1943 and meet Anna Zadok, a Jewish Christian and concert violinist whose career is ended because of Nazi occupation in Prague. Don’t miss the new historical novel, The Melody of the Soul, by Liz Tolsma. Though musical instruments have been declared illegal, Anna defiantly continues to play the violin. But Officer Horst Engel, quartered in Anna’s flat and dissatisfied with German ideology, enjoys her soothing music. When Anna and her grandmother face deportation, Horst risks everything to protect them.

Seeds of Hope-cover_072017aAbout the book:

Anna has one chance for survival-and it lies in the hands of her mortal enemy.
It’s 1943 and Anna Zadok, a Jewish Christian living in Prague, has lost nearly everything. Most of her family has been deported, and the Nazi occupation ended her career as a concert violinist. Now Anna is left to care for her grandmother, and she’ll do anything to keep her safe-a job that gets much harder when Nazi officer Horst Engel is quartered in the flat below them.
Though musical instruments have been declared illegal, Anna defiantly continues to play the violin. But Horst, dissatisfied with German ideology, enjoys her soothing music. When Anna and her grandmother face deportation, Horst risks everything to protect them.
Anna finds herself falling in love with the handsome officer and his brave heart. But what he reveals might stop the music forever.

Isaiah’s Daughter by Mesu Andrews Review & Giveaway!

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Isaiah’s Daughter by Mesu Andrews Review & Giveaway!

33916341Isaiah’s Daughter by Mesu Andrews

Release Date: January 16, 2018

Publisher: Waterbrook Multnomah

ISBN: 9780735290259

Genre: Biblical Fiction / Historical Fiction

Series: Prophets and Kings, Book One

Stay tuned until the very end for an opportunity to win a copy!

About the Book:

Gifted Bible teacher and award-winning author Mesu Andrews reaches into the pages of Biblical prophecy and Hebrew tradition to unearth a rags-to-royalty story of the devastated orphan, Ishma—meaning “desolation”—in Isaiah’s Daughter (Jan. 16, 2018, WaterBrook).  At just 5 years old, Ishma’s life crumbles around her when Israelite soldiers violently kill her family and take her into captivity. Read the rest of this entry

Austenland by Shannon Hale

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Austenland by Shannon Hale

2004362Austenland by Shannon Hale

Release Date: May 29, 2007

Publisher: Bloomsbury

ISBN: 9781596912861

Genre: Fiction / Contemporary / Romance / Regency

Series: Austenland, Book One

About the Book:

Jane Hayes is a seemingly normal young New Yorker, but she has a secret. Her obsession with Mr. Darcy, as played by Colin Firth in the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, is ruining her love life: no real man can compare. But when a wealthy relative bequeaths her a trip to an English resort catering to Austen-crazed women, Jane’s fantasies of meeting the perfect Regency-era gentleman suddenly become more real than she ever could have imagined. Read the rest of this entry

Until We Find Home by Cathy Gohlke

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Until We Find Home by Cathy Gohlke

35755915Until We Find Home by Cathy Gohlke

Release Date: January 2, 2018

Publisher: Tyndale

ISBN: 9781496410962

Genre: Historical Fiction / Romance / World War II

About the Book:

For American Claire Stewart, joining the French Resistance sounded as romantic as the storylines she hopes will one day grace the novels she wants to write. But when she finds herself stranded on English shores, with five French Jewish children she smuggled across the channel before Nazis stormed Paris, reality feels more akin to fear. Read the rest of this entry

The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson

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The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson

34020268The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson

Release Date: September 5, 2017

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 9780800722708

Genre: Fiction / Christmas / Novella

About the Book:

When she receives the news in late 1944 that her baby’s father was shot down in the South Pacific, Amelia Richards loses hope. Jobless and broke, she has nowhere to turn for help but her infant’s paternal grandparents. The only problem is, they don’t know that she–or their grandson–exists. When Amelia discovers that the family is wealthy and influential, dare she disclose the truth of her relationship with their son? Or could the celebration of the arrival of another unexpected baby nearly two thousand years ago be the answer to her dilemma?
Beloved author Melody Carlson pens a story of love, hardship, and reconciliation that will leave readers filled with Christmas joy. Read the rest of this entry

An Inconvenient Beauty by Kristi Ann Hunter

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An Inconvenient Beauty by Kristi Ann Hunter

34020178An Inconvenient Beauty by Kristi Ann Hunter

Release Date: September 5, 2017

Publisher: Bethany House

ISBN: 9780764218279

Genre: Historical Fiction / Romance / Regency

Series: Hawthorne House, Book Four

Be sure to check out my reviews for the previous books in this series; An Elegant Facade and An Inconvenient Beauty.

About the Book:

Griffith, Duke of Riverton, likes order, logic, and control, so he naturally applies this rational approach to his search for a bride. While he’s certain Miss Frederica St. Claire is the perfect wife for him, she is strangely elusive, and he can’t seem to stop running into her stunningly beautiful cousin, Miss Isabella Breckenridge. Read the rest of this entry

The Esther Paradigm by Sarah Monzon

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The Esther Paradigm by Sarah Monzon

36136131The Esther Paradigm by Sarah Monzon

Release Date: November 2, 2017

Publisher: Radiant Publishing

ISBN: 978-1944638054

Genre: Fiction / Contemporary / Romance

About the Book:

Hannah Pratt dreams of starting a school for the Bedouin clan she grew up with as a missionary kid, and finally, her hopes are coming true. But shortly after she returns to the desert from her college years in the U.S., she discovers her parents have received threats from their Muslim neighbors. As the danger escalates, Hannah finds she’s in the middle of a battle no one seems to understand. She must decide to what lengths she’ll go to stay faithful to the mission to which God has called her. Even if it costs her everything.  Read the rest of this entry

All Things Now Living by Rondi Bauer Olson

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All Things Now Living by Rondi Bauer Olson

While on a scavenging trip with her father, Amy is accidentally trapped in NewPageflex Persona [document: PRS0000038_00066] Lithisle in Rondi Bauer Olson’s All Things Now Living. At first, her only goal is to escape, but when she meets Daniel, a New Lithisle boy, she begins to question how less-than-human the people of New Lithisle are. Amy’s feelings grow even more conflicted when she learns she didn’t end up in New Lithisle by mistake. Her father is secretly a sympathizer. Time is running short and Amy has to decide if she will bring the computer program her father wrote to his contact or save herself. Installing the program could prevent the dome’s collapse, but if Amy doesn’t find her father’s contact in time, she’ll die, along with everyone else.

Stay up all night reading this thrilling new book from Rondi and enter to win a Kindle Fire! Read the rest of this entry