The Advent Bride by Mary Connealy (12 Brides of Christmas, #1)

Melanie Douglas attempts to connect with a troubled student using an advent box with hidden rewards. When Henry O’Keeffe sees a remarkable change in his son, he has to meet the new teacher. Will more than one prayer be answered in the small Nebraska town?

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The Discovery Saga Series by Wanda Brunstetter

Follow the journey of Meredith and Luke Stoltzfus in the complete Discovery series from New York Times bestselling author Wanda E. Brunstetter. . . . Financial struggles. Arguments. A suspected pregnancy. A last-minute trip to Indiana. A drug addict on the run. A deadly encounter at a Philadelphia bus station. As Meredith and Luke are faced with the greatest challenge of their young lives, will their love and faith be enough to bring them back together again, against all odds?

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The Tattered Quilt (The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club #2) by Wanda Brunstetter

This fun novel peopled with unforgettable characters is the follow-up book to her popular The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club, which was turned into a popular play that now runs in three counties. In The Tattered Quilt, Emma Yoder Miller, the Amish widow-turned-newlywed, leads another quilting class with a new group of unlikely students, all with tattered pieces of their lives that need mending. Members of the patchwork group find friendship, faith, healing, and restoration while gathered around their quilts, under the Father’s guiding hands—for only He can take what’s ragged and shabby from the lives of His children and turn it into beauty for His glory.

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Coming Soon from the Pen, Please Welcome Historical Fiction Author Murray Pura!

What is something that you have never told anyone in an author interview?

If I want to totally relax and clear my head I will sit down and watch ten or twelve hours of 24 or West Wing at a sitting.

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Will a Quilt Reveal a Pattern for Love?

Return to historic Nebraska where a newspaperwoman and a lecturer discover the pitfalls of love. Will the message behind a treasured quilt be brokenness—or hope and healing? The Message on the Quilt, the third installment of two-time Christy Award finalist Stephanie Grace Whitson will complete her Quilt Chronicles Series. The book is set for publication in April 2013 from Barbour Publishing. When Emilie Rhodes convinces her newspaper editor father to assign her to interview the speakers at the 1890 Chautauqua series in her hometown, she meets and falls in love with “The Man of Many Voices.” But Noah Shaw’s professional life is only one reason he’s in Nebraska. Noah is on a quest to find answers. Everyone always said that Grandma’s quilt stories were just that—stories. But Noah isn’t sure, and what he finally learns about his heritage convinces him that a future with Emilie is impossible. Will a treasured. . .

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Rosa’s Land (Western Justice) by Gilbert Morris

  Follow the unexpected journey of young Lafayette Riordan as he chases his dream of becoming a Wild West marshal in Rosa’s Land, book one in Gilbert Morris’s new Western Justice series releasing this February. Lafayette Riordan longs for an adventurous life. But his gentle upbringing has left him more prepared to become a scholar and artist than a lawman. Unwilling to give up, Faye secretly learns to handle firearms and eventually gains a coveted spot working alongside Judge Isaac Parker’s famous marshals, even if it’s only doing the worst jobs in the Territory. When a female rancher requests help from the marshals, Faye is called on to help, but can he prove his worth hunting down a gang of outlaws—while protecting his heart from beautiful Rosa Ramirez? Award-winning, bestselling author, Gilbert Morris, is well known for penning numerous Christian novels for adults and children since 1984 with 6.5 million. . .

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Short, Humor-Filled Readings that Offer Refreshing Insights

This February, inspirational humorist Debora M. Coty encourages women to join hands and hearts and approach the quest to conquer life’s worries with faith, a girlfriend, and a smile in Fear, Faith, and a Fistful of Chocolate. Following the same lighthearted but heavy-hitting formula as Too Blessed to Be Stressed and More Beauty, Less Beast, the first two books in Debora’s self-proclaimed “Take on Life” series, Fear, Faith, and a Fistful of Chocolates is tailored to women worn down by everyday fears—financial, health, relationships, loss, pain, the unknown, the what-ifs—both real and imagined. In an age of uncertainty, women are actively seeking peace and hope for a better future. Coty encourages them to join hands and hearts and approach the quest to conquer life’s worries with faith, a girlfriend, and a smile. About the Author Debora M. Coty is a popular speaker, columnist, internationally published writer, and award-winning author and. . .

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Coming Soon from the Pen: Please Welcome Historical Authors Aaron McCarver and Diane Ashley!

What made you interested in writing Christian Historical Fiction? Aaron has loved this genre since reading Gilbert Morris’s The Honorable Imposter when it first released. Diane grew up reading Regency stories and Grace Livingston Hill. We just combined these loves into a shared interest. Do you write any other genres? While all of our co-written works are historical, Diane’s first published work was a contemporary novella, “Santa’s Prayer,” in the collection, A Connecticut Christmas. We do have stories lurking in the backs of our minds that are in other genres, and we hope to tell them someday. Are there any other Christian Historical Fiction authors that you think your readers would enjoy? Oh my, there are so many we love. Tracie Peterson is of course fantastic. We love Janet Lee Barton, Rhonda Gibson, and Sylvia Barnes, also. To mention a couple of newer ones that your readers may not be. . .

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Texas Wildflowers (Four-in-One Collection) by Anita Higman

The four McBride sisters risk their hearts for love in the islands, canyons, mountains and bayous of Texas.

Deserted at the altar, a devastated Rosy McBride heads back to Galveston Island and begins working at her mother’s scrapbooking business. Will spending time with Larson Brookfield help mend her broken heart, or will she merely wind up pasting away?

Christian counselor Lily McBride relies on her quirky common sense and God’s wisdom to help her clients. Will she be successful at her new career or break the most solemn of counselor/patient vows by falling for the handsome, eccentric, and impossibly irresistible Rubin McCall while hiking the Palo Dura Canyon?

In the mountain town of Alpine, Violet McBride owns Romantic Images, a business that teaches people how to live romantically. Will Morgan Jones, a geek she meets online, show her the real meaning of romance and the art of love?

Heather McBride’s picture-perfect life has unraveled in the bayou. Will the free-spirited Evan Finch not only reawaken her artistic passion but also give her the courage to fall in love—without her day-planner?

Will God help give these women the pluck to love the least likely of soul mates?

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A Wedding Date in Hot Springs, Arkansas by Annalisa Daughety {Preview}

All Violet can think about is how to make sure she has a date for her little sister’s wedding. Online dating, speed dating, blind dates. . .she doesn’t care what it takes. And when that doesn’t work, she hires a matchmaker, only to discover that her “match” is her old college classmate. Violet didn’t like Jackson then and she sure doesn’t like him now. But Jackson has a plan: he’ll be her “boyfriend” at the wedding if Violet will be his “girlfriend” for his high school reunion. There’s just one small hitch—they still can’t stand each other!

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A Bride Sews with Love in Needles, California by Erica Vetsch {Preview}

When her brother is injured fighting in France, Meghan enlists her fellow Harvey Girl waitresses to sew a Red Cross signature quilt to raise money for wounded doughboys. Local horse breeder Caleb McBride longs to join the battle, but the army won’t take him. Because he has kept his shameful infirmity a secret, the townsfolk have labeled him a coward and war profiteer. When Meghan uncovers his malady, her poor opinion of Caleb unravels. Can this beautiful seamstress find a way to mend his heart?

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Coming Soon from the Pen: Please Welcome Historical Author Keli Gwyn!

I write Christian Historical Romance because that’s what I like to read. I enjoy bringing history to life and adding a spiritual element to my stories. I dabbled with contemporary romance once, but I’m smitten with the historical genre, the Victorian era in particular.

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A Heart Torn Between North and South

Camellia by Diane Ashley & Aaron McCarver / Song of the River Series Book Two December 2012 / $12.99 / 320 Pages / Paperback ISBN: 978-1-61626-543-4 This December Camellia Anderson’s riverboat life is shattered by the siege of Vicksburg and a secret love for a Union soldier in Camellia book two in the Song of the River series by Diane Ashley and Aaron McCarver. In 1859 Natchez, Mississippi, Lily Anderson is determined to thwart a marriage of convenience. She embarks on a riverboat venture to keep her and her two sisters afloat financially. But gambler Blake Matthews has won part ownership of Lily’s riverboat. How will their business profit if he and the feisty Mississippi miss disagree about almost everything? The affluent Jean Luc Champney will do anything to get back what he lost in a card game, including wooing and endangering the pretty new owner. Will the siren song. . .

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The 13: Fall by Robbie Cheuvront and Erik Reed {Preview}

When former black ops specialist turned CIA operative Jonathan Keene is summoned to the White House, he’s not sure what to expect. And neither does FBI agent Megan Taylor. Together they learn they’ll be working with a former military chaplain Boz Hamilton to track down a man claiming to bear a message from God about the imminent downfall of the United States. As the three of them traverse the country and the globe in search of the Prophet, they’re led deeper down a path of deception and dead ends. Suddenly they’re called to join a battle against an enemy no one saw coming. As the US is pushed into a situation it hasn’t seen since its inception, a conflict awaits that will test the foundations of the country…and force Keene to face a past and faith he’d rather leave buried. Can Keene—and America—survive?

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She’s Planning Her Wedding and Dodging a Stalker

Shiloh is planning her wedding, hiding from her past, and dodging a stalker. With a madman determined to stop her wedding, Shiloh’s on the run in ‘Til Grits Do Us Part, book three in Jennifer Rogers Spinola’s Southern Fried Sushi series available this November.

Shiloh Jacobs is planning her wedding without family, without money, and without a clue and trying to make a go of small-town Southern life where supposedly nothing ever happens. Until Shiloh, who works as a crime reporter to make ends meet, stumbles on an unsolved case about a missing woman that makes her run in the opposite direction right into the would-be killer’s web of plans. In the midst of sorting through her tragic past and strained relationships, Shiloh finds herself on the run from a madman and hoping she can make it to her wedding alive.

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