This new year begins with suspense. Mix in some romance, a little history and a tale based on a true story, and you have a stack of good reads for cold January nights in front of the fire. Below are the newest releases from ACFW authors.
Digitalis; Discarded Heroes, Book 2 by Ronie Kendig — A Thriller/Suspense from Barbour. Deep in heart of the Holy Land for a snatch-n-grab to save her father, Colton Neeley and Piper Blum must make the treacherous trek out of hostile territory before they’re caught.
Book of Days by Jim Rubart — A Thriller/Suspense from B and H Publishing. God’s Book of Days. A record of the past, present, and future of every soul. Some say it’s fable. Others are sure it’s real, hidden somewhere on Earth…If Cameron Vaux can’t find it, he will lose everything.
Alaska Weddings by Susan Page Davis — A Romance from Barbour. In this three-novel collection, love has come looking for the Holland family of Alaska. But new challenges to their faith lie around every bend.
Caroline’s Choice; Haynes Famiiy Series, Book 3 by Martha Rogers — A Historical from Realms (Strang Book Group). When God sends forgiveness to the hearts of His children, they learn the true meaning of love.
Courting Miss Amsel by Kim Vogel Sawyer — A Historical from Bethany House. Edythe Amsel is ready for her first teaching assignment, but is Walnut Hill ready for her?
Found in Translation by Roger Bruner & Kristi Rae Bruner — A Young Adult from Barbour. God can do the humanly impossible through a thoughtless teen once she learns to be faithful, obedient, and forgiving.
Jewel of Persia by Roseanna White — A Historical from White Fire Publishing. How can she love the king of kings without forsaking her Lord of lords?
Faith’s Reward by Tammy Barley — A Historical from Whitaker House. The year 1865 starts out as a nightmare come true for Jessica Bennett. The cattle she and her husband, Jake, fought to save from drought the summer before now face the threat of freezing to death. Her fears worsen when Jake contracts pneumonia.
Lily of the Field by Rose Zediker — A Romance from Barbour Heartsong Presents. Marriage isn’t on Caroline’s or Rodney’s minds…but their minds are not God’s and He is busy taking care of the lilies of the field-and His children.
Missing by Lynette Eason — A Suspense from Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense. Her daughter is the most important person in Lacey Gibson’s world. So when the girl disappears, Lacey will do anything to find her. Even track down a man she hasn’t seen in sixteen years.
Night Prey by Sharon Dunn — A Romance from Steeple Hill Love Inspired Romantic Suspense. Injured birds of prey, late night trespassers, and threatening note lead Jenna and her childhood friend Keith into more danger than could have imagined in the ranch country of Montana.
Mountain Hero by Audra Harders — A Romance from Steeple Hill Love Inspired. Can a single mother desperate to make ends meet find love with a rancher too busy to fall in love?
Shooters in Petticoasts by Mary Connealy — A Romance from Barbour. You didn’t think Sophie McClellen’s daughter would grow up to be a quiet little thing, did you?
Softly and Tenderly; Songbird Series by Sara Evans with Rachel Hauck — A Romance from Thomas Nelson. Emily and David each come to terms with a past that follows them, testing their faith and resolve.
Tennessee Brides by Diane Ashley & Aaron McCarver — A Romance from Barbour. Romance, adventures, and dangers–including the war with Britain, discrimination against the Cherokee, and organization of the Underground Railroad–lurk at the fringes of three Tennessee women’s lives.
The Baby Promise by Carolyn Aarsen — A Romance from Steeple Hill Love Inspired. A soldier determined to fulfill a promise and a woman determined to forget.
The Rhythm of Secrets by Patti Lacy — General Fiction from Kregel. Inspired by a true story, The Rhythm of Secrets intermingles jazz, classical, and sacred music in a symphony trumpeting God’s grace.
Banda Mission: Kidnapped in Ghana by Ruben Schwieger — A Thriller from Warner Press. Coup leaders unexpectedly kidnap a missionary who, like the Apostle Paul, is able to share his faith with his jailors and others in unusual and dangerous situations.
Touched by Mercy by Tina Pinson — A Historical from Desert Breeze. The west seems to hold all the answers to Samantha Northam’s dreams, but is it far enough away to protect her from her nightmares?
Unexpected Love; Seasons of Redemption, Book 3 by Andrea Boeshaar — A Historical from Realms (Strang Book Group). Nurse Lorenna Fields is drawn to a blind patient searching for his past. But as his memories return, will there be a place for her in his future?
I saw a few of these in Barnes and Noble yesterday. So which ones will you be taking home?
(Monthly releases are compiled by ACFW and reprinted here with permission.)
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