With this new year comes a new opportunity to start your “Reading Favorites” list for 2013. Which of these newly-released novels will be on that list?
Mind of Her Own by Diana Lesire Brandmeyer — Who knew making dinner could change your life? (Contemporary Women’s Fiction from Tyndale House)
Waiting for Morning by Margaret Brownley — If Molly’s purple attire doesn’t blind you, her dazzling smile will. She doesn’t just sing to cattle, she puts on a whole show with dancing and all. If only she wasn’t so stubborn about her brother’s care. Or so suspicious of a certain handsome doctor… (Historical Romance from Thomas Nelson)
*Waiting for Spring by Amanda Cabot — In the second of the Westward Winds series, a young widow discovers danger and love in 1886 Cheyenne. (Historical Romance from Revell)
A Daughter’s Redemption by Georgiana Daniels — Inheriting her estranged father’s property isn’t the reason Robyn Warner wanted to come back to Pine Hollow. She thought she’d make amends with her father—but his sudden death made that impossible. And when she learns the identity of the handyman fixing the run-down cabins, Robyn is ready to flee Pine Hollow again. (Romance from Love Inspired)
Where Treasure Hides by Johnnie Alexander Donley — Gifted artist Alison Schuyler and British officer Ian Devlin fall in love on the eve of war. But Alison’s spurned Nazi suitor has his own plans for her future. Will Alison and Ian hold onto their love despite the forces against them, or is it their fate to be separated forever? (Historical Romance from Tyndale House)
Choices of the Heart by Laurie Alice Eakes — In this gripping story of trust, deception, and bittersweet loss, you’ll discover the true meaning of choices of the heart. (Historical Romance from Revell)
Vanished by Irene Hannon — A tenacious reporter… A dubious PI… A secret that will shatter lives…. (Romantic Suspense from Revell)
Claiming Mariah by Pam Hillman — In light of her father’s death, Mariah Malone sends a letter that will forever alter the lives of her family. When Slade Donovan, strong willed and eager for vengeance, shows up on her front porch, Mariah is not ready to hear his truths: her father’s farm, the only home she’s ever known, was bought with stolen gold.. Though Mr. Frederick Cooper, a local landowner, promises to answer her financial woes if she agrees to be his bride, Mariah finds herself drawn instead to the angry young man demanding her home. (Historical Romance from Tyndale House)
A Horseman’s Hope by Myra Johnson — Four years after his girlfriend, Shana, became pregnant, Ryan still can’t believe he’s a father . . . and can’t imagine being anything else. His daughter is the light of his life. Now if only Shana could embrace motherhood and the three become a real family. . . . (Contemporary Romance from Heartsong Presents)
Denali Dreams by Ronie Kendig and Kimberley Woodhouse — Vast and rugged, Denali National Park brings adventure and love into the lives of four courageous women. Will cancer survivor Karon reach Mt. McKinley’s summit? Will heiress Jolie survive against the terrain and an assassin? Will flightseeing tour guide Deline save her stalling business? Will love conquer all for ranger Deanna? (Romantic Suspense from Barbour Publishing)
Lily’s Plight by Sally Laity and Dianna Crawford — Amid threats of impending Indian attacks, two people find themselves facing an entirely different challenge…forbidden love. (General Historical from Barbour Publishing)
A Mother’s Promise by Anna Schmidt — The third and final book in the Women of Pinecraft series. Set in the Amish/Mennonite community of Pinecraft on the Gulf Coast of Florida readers have fallen in love with these strong women who meet life’s challenges with faith and courage. (General Contemporary from Barbour Publishing)
Path of Freedom byJennifer Hudson Taylor— 1850 – When Quakers Flora Saferight and Bruce Millikan embark on the Underground Railroad, they agree to put their differences aside to save the lives of a pregnant slave couple. With only her mother’s quilt as a secret guide, the foursome follows the stitches through unknown treachery. As they begin their perilous journey, they hope and pray that their path is one of promise where love sustains them, courage builds faith, and forgiveness leads to freedom. (Historical Romance from Abingdon Press)
Doctor to the Rescue by Cheryl Wyatt — A former Air Force combat doctor and single dad returns from deployment to raise his daughter and enters a childcare barter with a neighbor that lends to unexpected blessings. (Contemporary Romance from Love Inspired)
*Look for a review of Waiting for Spring on this blog next week.
Note: This list is compiled from those books registered by ACFW member authors on Fiction Finder and reprinted with permission of ACFW.
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