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November 2011 ACFW New Releases

This November is a month filled with romance, both historical and contemporary!

A Lasting Impression by Tamera Alexander — Historical Romance from Bethany House; To create something that will last is Claire Laurent’s most fervent desire as an artist. It’s also  her greatest weakness. All that Sutton Monroe holds dear lies in ruin.  He’s determined to reclaim his heritage and to make the men who murdered his father pay. But what he discovers on his quest for vengeance  reveals a truth that may cost him more than he ever imagined.

Bound by Grace by Amber Stockton — Historical Romance from Barbour. When Charlotte Pringle’s father  disrupts her idyllic relationship with Richard Baxton by announcing he’s been working on a marriage arrangement to secure her future, Richard  despairs over the loss of the woman he’s come to love, until his niece  persuades him to fight.

Fatal Reality by Jonathan Wakefield — A Thriller/Suspense from OakTara — In this race only the winner will be allowed to live.

Gateway Weddings; Romancing America by Myra Johnson — A Romance from Barbour. Three Missouri women enter the gateway to life, love, and longing.

Hope and a Future by Betty Arrigotti — Romance from OakTara; Will Marjorie Gloriam overcome her fear and  trust God to be a Friend with plans to give her Hope and a Future?

I Can Do Better All By Myself by E. N. Joy, — Biblical Fiction from Urban Fiction (Kensington). The singles  ministry at New Day Temple of Faith is beginning to unravel, and the  pastor is considering dissolving the ministry. Some members believe the  only way to hold it together is by getting their pastor to join. And why shouldn’t their leader show support by joining, considering the  pastor’s own single status?

Katie’s Way by Marta Perry — Romance  from Praise (Penguin). A quilt shop brings Amish and Englisch together, and trouble follows…

Lonestar Angel by Colleen Coble — Romance from Thomas Nelson. Five years ago Eden and Clay Larson’s  baby was stolen and never found. Eden blamed herself, Clay lost himself  in work. Their young and rocky marriage ended. Or so Eden thought.

Mind Over Madi by Lynda Lee Schab — General Fiction from OakTara; All men cheat. At least, that’s what Madi’s mother has always told her.

Peril by Suzanne Hartmann — Thriller/Suspense from OakTara; A top-secret agent must trust God to protect her many secrets when she accepts high-profile assignments but  can she trust Him when He leads her to reveal her secrets and takes her  to death’s doorstep?

Promise Brides by S. Dionne Moore — Historical Romance from Barbour; Love is the same, no matter when, no matter where-it never comes without sacrifice.

Protection for Hire by Camy Tang — Thriller/Suspense from Zondervan; Tessa Lancaster’s skills first earned her a position as an enforcer in her uncle’s Japanese Mafia gang. Then  they landed her in prison for a crime she didn’t commit. Now, three  months after her release, her abilities have gained her a job as  bodyguard for a wealthy socialite and her three-year-old son. But  there’s a problem or two … or three ….

The Land of Darkness; The Gates of Heaven Series by C.S. Lakin — Speculative Fiction  from Living Ink (AMG); Jadiel is twelve and things couldn’t get much worse—or could they?

The Long Trail Home by Vickie McDonough — Historical Romance from Moody Publishers; When Riley Morgan returns  home after fighting in the War Between the States, he is excited to see  his parents and fiancée again. But when he arrives he learns his life  will never be the same again.

The Merchant’s Daughter by Melanie Dickerson — Historical from Zondervan; An unthinkable danger. An unexpected choice. Annabel, once the daughter of a wealthy merchant, is trapped in  indentured servitude a recluse. She must decide whether to follow the  plans she has cherished or the calling God has placed on her heart.

The Rancher’s Courtship by Laurie Kingery — Romance from Love Inspired; Though Caroline Wallace can’t have a  family, she can still have a purpose. Becoming Simpson Creek’s new  schoolmarm helps heal the heartache of losing Pete, her fiancé, to  influenza. Then Pete’s brother arrives, trailing a herd of cattle and  twin six-year-old girls.

Thyme for Love by Pamela S. Meyers — Romance & Mystery from OakTara; April Love has always dreamed of being a  chef. But she didn’t expect a former fiancé or murder to be part of the  recipe for her new job.

Turnabout’s Fair Play by Kaye Dacus — Romance from Barbour; When Maureen O’Connor begins scheming to match  her grandson Jamie with Flannery McNeill, the last thing she has in mind is a romance of her own.



Note: This list is compiled from those books registered by ACFW member authors on and reprinted with permission of ACFW.

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As an author of heartwarming historical and contemporary romance, Sandra Ardoin engages readers with page-turning stories of love and faith. Rarely out of reach of a book, she's also an armchair sports enthusiast, country music listener, and seldom says no to eating out.

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