Ben Hur: A Tale of the Christ

The Book: Ben Hur: A Tale of the Christ, by Lew Wallace The Blurb: This faithful New Testament tale combines the events of the life of Jesus with grand historical spectacle in the exciting story of Judah of the House of Hur, a man who finds extraordinary redemption for himself and his family.A classic of faith, fortitude,…

The Captain Takes a Wife

The Book: The Captain Takes a Wife, by Doris Durbin The Blurb: Sarah Franklin, a young teacher escaping an arranged marriage to a corrupt man, runs straight into the arms of Captain Harry Richardson as he prepares to board a train leaving Macon, Georgia, in 1875. She begs him to help her, and the captain…

Delilah: Dangerous Beauty #3

The Book: Delilah, by Angela Elwell Hunt The Blurb: Life is not easy in Philistia, especially not for a woman and child alone. When beautiful, wounded Delilah finds herself begging for food to survive, she resolves that she will find a way to defeat all the men who have taken advantage of her. She will…

Empire of Gold: Foundations

The Book: Empire of Gold: Foundations, by Jo Amdahl The Blurb: Empire of Gold: Foundations sets the stage for the first worldwide conflict in history. It details the formation of the Prophet Jeremiah and the rise of the Neo-Babylonian Empire. Inspired by author Jo Amdahl’s studies on Daniel, this series of historical novels features some…

The Leap of Forgiveness: Sea of Souls #2

The Book: The Leap of Forgiveness, by April Geremia The Blurb: What if everything you’ve ever been told is a lie? When Joshua was just a young boy in the 60’s, he was told his mother took her own life and left him to be raised by an emotionally absent man and a woman who…

Master: Arrow’s Flight #3

The Book: Master, Casey Hayes The Blurb: First, a knife. Then a flaming arrow. Now . . . bullets that explode and destroy their intended targets with a white poison that seeps into the veins on impact. Instant death. They call them Eden-killers, and never before have Ian and his people been in such danger….

The Fragrance of Surrender: Souls of the Sea #1

The Book: The Fragrance of Surrender, by April Geremia The Blurb: What would cause a woman to stand on the edge of a cliff deciding whether to slip over it or to live another day? How bad would it have to be? And what if she can’t turn to God because she believes He’s the…

Come Rain or Come Shine: Mitford Years #11

The Book: Come Rain or Come Shine, by Jan Karon The Blurb: Over the course of ten Mitford novels, fans have kept a special place in their hearts for Dooley Kavanagh, first seen in At Home in Mitford as a barefoot, freckle-faced boy in filthy overalls. Now, Father Tim Kavanagh’s adopted son has graduated from vet…

The Last Con

The Book: The Last Con, by Zachary Bartles The Blurb: Former con man Fletcher Doyle is finally home after six years in the pen. He’s working a menial job, regaining his bearings in the world, and trying to revive his relationships with his wife and twelve-year-old daughter. No easy feat.But when Fletcher and his family…

When Mockingbirds Sing

The Book: When Mockingbirds Sing, by Billy Coffey The Blurb: What marks the boundary between a miracle from God and the imagination of a child? Leah is a child from Away, isolated from her peers because of her stutter. But then she begins painting scenes that are epic in scope, brilliant in detail, and suffused…

The House on Moody Avenue

The Book: The House on Moody Avenue, by Cellestine Hannemann The Blurb: Homes are the embodiment of memories. Each house has its own unique story to tell, but no house story is quite like the house on Moody Avenues. Surviving for 90 years, the house kept many individuals and families safe. Whether it was Lisette…

The Gentle Revolutionaries

The Book: The Gentle Revolutionaries, by Don Lord The Blurb: The Gentle Revolutionaries is a novel based on the lives of two prominent American missionaries, Dan and Emelie Bradley, who became close friends with the famous monk, later King Mongkut. They arrived in Thailand (Siam) in 1835 and made significant contributions to Thailand’s medical, social…