Short, Imaginative and Mysterious
Below are some September releases for inpirational fiction in the categories of novellas, science-fiction/fantasy and mystery/suspense. I hope you find something that piques your interest.
A Door County Christmas; The Heart’s Harbor by Cynthia Ruchti, Ride With Me Into Christmas by Rachael Phillips, My Heart Still Beats by Eileen Key, and Christmas Crazy by Becky Melby, A collection of four Christmas-themed romance novellas from Barbour. A Door County innkeeper guarantees four single women that her Christmas cactus gifts˜and love˜will bloom by Christmas. As December nears, will barren plants and romances blossom into holiday joy?
A Prairie Christmas Collection by Deborah Raney, Tracie Peterson, Tracey V. Bateman, and six others — A collection of nine Christmas-themed romance novellas from Barbour. An instant holiday treasure, this fiction collection is penned by nine multi-published authors. Each novella promises a sweet Christian romance on the historical American Great Plains.
A Riverwalk Christmas by Elizabeth Goddard, Martha Rogers, Lynette Sowell and Kathleen Y’Barbo— A collection of Christmas-themed romance novellas from Barbour. Four young women find love in the most unexpected places at Christmas.
A Woodland Christmas by Janelle Mowery, Tamela Hancock Murray, Darlene Franklin and Ramona Cecil— A collection of Christmas-themed romance novellas from Barbour. Experience a nostalgic Christmas in the Piney Woods of East Texas where a traveling wood-carver dispenses wisdom that brings four couples to realize the gift of love.
Christmas Mail Order Brides by Vickie McDonough, Susan Page Davis, Therese Stenzel and Carrie Turansky— A collection of Christmas-themed romance novellas from Barbour. Ride the transcontinental railroad as marriage arrives by mail-order-and just in time for Christmas.
Love Finds You Under the Mistletoe by Anita Higman and Irene Brand— A Romance from Summerside Press. Two heartwarming stories of Christmas past and present.
Alpha Redemption by P.A. Baines — A Science Fiction/Fantasy/Futuristic from Splashdown Books. In man’s pursuit of knowledge, artificial intelligence was created. In the pursuit of love, artificial intelligence found God.
The Wolf of Tebron by C. S. Lakin — An Science Fiction/Fantasy/Futuristic from AMG/Living Ink. A young blacksmith goes in search of his missing wife, journeying to the four ends of the world and solving riddles with a faithful wolf at his side.
A Very Private Grave; #1 The Monastery Murders by Donna Fletcher Crow — A Suspense/Mystery/Thriller from Kregel. Felicity thinks she knows everything, until a brutal murder teaches her she doesn’t know anything.
Formula for Danger by Camy Tang — A Suspense/Mystery/Thriller from Love Inspired Suspense. Dermatologist researcher Rachel Grant is pursued by an enemy trying to take her latest research and her life.
High-Stakes Inheritance by Susan Sleeman — A Romance from Steeple Hill. Claiming an inheritance turns deadly when Mia Blackburn returns to her hometown.
Judgement Day by Wanda Dyson — A Suspense/Mystery/Thriller from Random House/Waterbrook. One reporter’s love of sensationalism leads to a horrifying story and someone willing to kill her to keep her quiet.
Medical Error; Prescription For Trouble (book two) by Richard L. Mabry, M.D. — A Suspense/Mystery/Thriller from Abingdon. Identity theft isn’t normally fatal, but this time it was.
Secret of the Shroud by Pamela Billings Ewen — A Suspense/Mystery/Thriller from B&H Publishers. A powerful Bishop reaches for revenge when he’s suddenly confronted with the secret of the Shroud and a choice that can destroy him.
The Perfect Blend; The Tea Shop Series by Trish Perry — A Romance from Harvest House. A jilted bride encounters chaotic jobs, overbearing society matrons, and charming suitors in her quest for love, independence, and the occasional glimpse of God’s will.
(Monthly releases are compiled by ACFW and reprinted here with permission.)