July 2011 New ACFW Releases
Though a short list, this month’s releases offer a variety of genres from general fiction to romance to suspense/thriller to fantasy. Enjoy!
Dandelion Summer by Lisa Wingate — General Fiction from Penguin Praise. J. Norman, recently widowed, aging and a retired space program engineer, eventually warms up to part-time caretaker Epie, an at-risk teen, as they search for his long forgotten roots when old, buried memories of a different home, a fire, red-headed children, and a black housekeeper surface.
Dangerous Reunion by Sandra Robbins — Thriller/Suspense from Love Inspired Suspense. A woman deputy sheriff on a small barrier island off the coast of North Carolina struggles to stop a crazed killer’s vendetta while battling her renewed attraction to the man who broke her heart years ago.
Love Finds You in Lancaster County by Annalisa Daughety — Romance from Summerside Press. When Amish-born Lydia Ann Raber and Southern belle Caroline DeMarco discover a shared history of loss, the unlikely duo decides to open a gift shop in beautiful Lancaster County. There each woman finds friendship, a fresh start, and a second chance at love.
Odd Little Miracles by Fred Warren — Fantasy from Splashdown Books. Follow the twists and turns of twenty-two bizarre tales, where odd is commonplace, little things make all the difference, and miracles are everywhere, if you know where to look…
Pursued by Lillian Duncan — Thriller/Suspense from White Rose. Reggie Meyers has spent her life pursing the American Dream, but now she’s the one being pursued— by an unknown killer. Putting her trust in Dylan Monroe, a man she barely knows, will either be the best decision she ever made or the last.
Reinventing Leona by Lynne Gentry — General Fiction from Tyndale. Residing in a parsonage is not for sissies, but living anywhere else scares the pastor’s widow spitless.
The Blessed by Ann Gabhart — General Fiction from Revell. After being pushed into marriage to her preacher husband, Lacey Bishop follows her husband to a Shaker village. A community that believes marriage is a sin. And to make matters worse, she finds herself drawn to Isaac Kingston, a man who came to the Shakers after his young bride died. But of course any notion of love between them is only a forbidden dream. How will Lacey ever find true happiness?
The Nanny’s Homecoming by Linda Goodnight — Romance from Love Inspired. After her fiancé calls off their wedding, Brooke Clayton has nowhere to go but home.
Wolfsbane by Ronie Kendig— Thriller/Suspense from Barbour. Former Green Beret Captain Canyon Metcalfe is unnerved when Nightshade is sent to a South American jungle that holds an eerie similarity to a dark tragedy from his past.
Note: This list is compiled from those books registered by ACFW member authors on www.fictionfinder.com and reprinted with permission of ACFW.
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