Barbour Releases New Christmas Storybook for Kids

Barbour’s Christmas Stories for Bedtime Emphasizes the True Meaning of Christmas for Young Readers Uhrichsville, OH— Going a step beyond Bible stories, the full-color Christmas Stories for Bedtime challenges children ages five to eight to stop and think about the true meaning of Christmas. A September release featuring 30 stories drawn from the breadth of scripture—from Old Testament promises of the Messiah to the actual Nativity, the book is sure to please young readers with its illustrations and accompanying prayers. This brand-new Bible storybook focuses on what the first Christmas means to kids today. Christmas Stories for Bedtime is perfect for parents wanting to spend spiritual quality time with their kids, especially around the holiday season. It’s an ideal follow-up to Barbour’s popular Bible Devotions for Bedtime, Bible Prayers for Bedtime and Bible Miracles for Bedtime. Author Renae Brumbaugh lives in Texas with her pastor husband, two noisy children and. . .

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Morning’s Refrain by Tracie Peterson

When Phoebe Robbins learns her family will move to Sitka, Alaska, she is unsure what this wild, untamed land might offer her. But before she even sets foot on this new territory, she has an unexpected encounter with Dalton Lindquist.

Dalton is a man haunted by dark family secrets. When he decides to pursue answers to his past, he finds he must leave Sitka… and the lovely Phoebe. But Dalton is not the only one who has sought her attention. His best friend, Yuri, determines to claim her affection, as well.

As the past collides with a tenuous future, the battle for Phoebe’s heart is only the start of the challenges that face them…

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The Way to a Man’s Heart by Mary Ellis

Mary Ellis (A Widow’s Hope and Never Far from Home) concludes her bestselling The Miller Family series with another engaging story set in Holmes County, Ohio.

Leah Miller is living her dream come true as she invests in a newly restored diner that caters to locals rather than tourists. Can Jonah Byler convince this shy, quiet young woman that she should leave her adoring fans and cook only for him?

Leah’s sister, Emma, is trying to adapt to married life as New Order Amish along with her husband, James, who gave up his Englischer ways to make Emma his bride. Will his commitment to Emma and to God stand firm when temptations from his past come to call?

Ellis offers readers another captivating novel filled with strong characters and a loving look at how faith in God and connection with family can fill to overflowing an open, waiting heart.

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Final Touch by Brandilyn & Amberly Collins

The day Shaley O’Conner has dreamed of all her life is shattered by a nightmare.On a lavish estate in California guarded from the media, Shaley’s mom,…more The day Shaley O’Conner has dreamed of all her life is shattered by a nightmare.On a lavish estate in California guarded from the media, Shaley’s mom, rock star Rayne O’Connor, is marrying her teen sweetheart and Shaley’s father, Gary Donovon. It’s a dream come true for Shaley, who has always longed for the father she never knew.But minutes before the wedding, Shaley is kidnapped. Who is this man who has taken her—and why? As Rayne and Gary race against time to find their daughter, Shaley’s abductor eludes the FBI at every turn. Fearing for her life, Shaley wills herself to stay strong. But as the days pass, she realizes that no one can save her but herself.

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