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First in a Regency Series destined to make you want more…

Right now Harvest House Publishers has a Regency Christian Historical Fiction available as a free ebook on Nook, Kindle and ChristianBook.com. Rumor has it, it will only be available until November 29th, so act quickly! Even without an eReader device, you can read it on any one of these sellers free apps for your computer or phone, so no excuses to not enjoy this free read! Just be warned… You might just enjoy it so much, that you’ll have to buy the rest of the series A Regency Inspiration Romance, but never fear. Worth every penny. Thanks to Linore for the tip!  *•.,¸¸,:•:*¨¨*:•:,¸¸,:•:*¨¨*:•*•.,¸¸,:•:*¨¨*:•:,¸¸,:•:*¨¨*:••:*¨¨*:•:,¸¸,:•:*¨¨*:•:,¸¸,.•* Before the Season Ends by Linore Rose Burkhard Genre: Christian Historical Regency Romance Pages: 348 Trade Paperback Date Published: September 2009 Publisher: Harvest House Publishers Reader Reviews Read an Excerpt from the Book Linore Rose Burkard’s debut novel whisks readers into a world of English manners, romance. . .

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The Power of a Praying® Wife Devotional: New Ways to Pray for Yourself, Your Husband, and Your Marriage Devotional by Stormie Omartian {Preview}

New from bestselling author Stormie Omartian is a book close to her own heart—The Power of a Praying® Wife Devotional. Following up on the insights and prayers of The Power of a Praying® Wife (more than 3.5 million books sold) 100 brand-new devotions, prayers, and supporting Scriptures offer a praying wife fresh ways to pray for her husband, herself, and her marriage.

These easy-to-read devotions will increase any wife’s understanding, strength, and peace, as well as provide her with perspective on the situations and challenges she faces. And each prayer will help both husbands and wives be more attuned to the Holy Spirit so they can do what’s right without allowing negative emotions or unclear thinking to get in the way.

A must-have for anyone wanting God’s best for this most important relationship.

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A Quarter for a Kiss by Mindy Starns Clark {Preview}

With a touch of romance and a strong heroine, A Quarter for a Kiss offers more of the fast-paced and suspenseful inspirational writing found in A Penny for Your Thoughts, Don’t Take Any Wooden Nickels, and A Dime a Dozen. In this fourth book of the Million Dollar Mysteries, Mindy Starns Clark weaves another tale of mystery and God’s touch on the lives of those who seek Him.

As a young widow, Callie Webber finds strength in her faith in God and joy in her growing romance with her employer, Tom Bennett. When their friend and mentor, Eli Gold, is shot, the search for answers as to who and why leads Tom and Callie to the beautiful Virgin Islands. There they face a sinister enemy among the ruins of an old sugar plantation—an enemy who’s willing to do anything to keep his identity secret and the past deeply buried.

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A Dime a Dozen by Mindy Starns Clark {Preview}

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you!   Today’s Wild Card author is:   Mindy Starns Clark   and the book:   A Dime a Dozen Harvest House Publishers; Reprint edition (October 1, 2011) ***Special thanks to Karri James | Marketing Assistant, Harvest House Publishers for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR:. . .

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Awesome News from Kaye Dacus

message 37: by Kaye (new) 9 hours, 23 min ago Starting today and for the remaining Fridays in July, I’ll be posting background information and behind-the-scenes glimpses into the third and final installment of The Ransome Trilogy, RANSOME’S QUEST, which releases in August, on my website. I’ll also be drawing two names from the comments on each Friday’s post and giving away signed copies of RANSOME’S QUEST as soon as it releases (or as soon as I get my author copies, whichever comes first). Yep, that’s TEN signed copies I’ll be giving away. So be sure to stop by http://kayedacus.com to find out more about the book and the series and be sure to leave a comment to be entered in the drawing!

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Taking Out Your Emotional Trash by Georgia Shaffer {Preview}

Late post from January 7th. It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: Georgia Shaffer and the book: Taking Out Your Emotional Trash Harvest House Publishers (September 1, 2010) ***Special thanks to Karri James of Harvest House Publishers for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Georgia Shaffer is. . .

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Christian Historical Fiction Finds

What have you found lately about Christian Historical Fiction that intrigues you? Here are a couple reviews and such that I have found interesting. 🙂 The Fire in Ember by DiAnn Mills book trailer was added Author Thoughts: Author Jody Hedlund on how an online presence helps make a best seller… Current Q&A with BJ Hoff Two part Interview with Love Inspired Historical author Laurie Kingery Historical and Contemporary author Kaye Dacus is having surgery Author Sarah Sundin announces the cover for her next book Blue Skies Tomorrow (Revell, August 2011) CHF Reviews: Whisper on the Wind by Maureen Lang (Reviewed by mama Mel of Mel’s Coffee Break) Nightingale by Susan May Warren (Reviewed & Interview by Renee of Black ‘n Gold Girl’s Book Spot) Nightingale (also reviewed by Tinas Book Reviews) Nightingale (also reviewed by A Sequence of Continuous Delights) A Prairie Christmas Collection (Reviewed at The Friendly Book. . .

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The Perfect Blend by Trish Perry {Preview}

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: Trish Perry and the book: The Perfect Blend Harvest House Publishers (September 1, 2010) ***Special thanks to Karri James of Harvest House Publishers for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Trish Perry is an award-winning writer and editor of Ink. . .

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Song of the Silent Harp by BJ Hoff {Preview}

Song of the Silent Harp, Book One of BJ Hoff’s acclaimed and bestselling Emerald Ballad series begins the five-book saga of three friends raised in a tiny Irish village devastated by the Potato Famine of the mid-1800s, as they struggle to survive and hold onto their faith during Ireland’s darkest days…

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A Dream for Hannah by Jerry Eicher {Preview}

Having grown up in the Amish faith, author Jerry Eicher (over 100,000 copies in combined sales) treats his fast-growing readership to his firsthand knowledge in A Dream for Hannah.

Hannah Miller’s Amish faith is solid. Her devotion to her family and Indiana community is unquestionable. Yet her young spirit longs for adventure and romance. As troubling circumstances give her good reason to spend the summer at her aunt’s Montana horse ranch, Hannah soon discovers she has much to learn about life and love.

Her heart is awhirl with emotion as she dreams about her future. Sam, the boy Hannah has known all her life, is comfortable and predictable. Peter is the wild one, the boy who is on rumspringa. And Jake is unpredictable, intriguing, and living in the Montana wilderness.

Hoping for a dream come true, Hannah must decide how to fulfill her heart’s desire while staying true to her faith.

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Simply Sara in stores today!

Brand new from Harvest House Publishers in stores today is Simply Sara by Hillary Manton Lodge (Plain and Simple, #2) [iframe http://books.google.com/books?id=KLoW8UJ7yV4C&lpg=PP1&dq=0736926992&pg=PP1&output=embed 700 500] Following up on Plain Jayne, a fun new look at Amish life from the outside in, author Hillary Manton Lodge continues with young Sara Burkholder’s perspective on English life and romance in Simply Sara. Sara, who left her Amish family to live with Jane, discovers that the English world is a bit more challenging than she expected. As she finds a job, buys English clothes, wears makeup, and learns to drive, she begins a journey to becoming the person she might have been had she not been born into an Amish family. But when romance becomes complicated and school proves difficult, Sara escapes to her Amish sister’s home, wondering if she should return to the life she left. Torn, she seeks answers in prayer, but is. . .

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Ransome’s Crossing by Kaye Dacus {FIRST Chapter, Trailer & Review}

Maybe it is because Charlotte is my daughter’s name. Maybe it’s because Charlotte Doyle is the first character is a book that made me love reading and become a book-a-holic from age twelve. Maybe it is because Charlotte Ransome also known as Charles Lott is just an incredible character. Whatever the reason, I thoroughly enjoyed my adventure through this second journey in the life of the Ransome family and cannot wait for the third book in the series, Ransome’s Quest coming July 2011.

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Ransome's Crossing – Touring with FIRST

Tomorrow morning and all day, be sure to check around for all sorts of reviews of the second in The Ransome Trilogy from Kaye Dacus, Ransome’s Crossing. My review will be up at Creative Madness Mama and you’ll be able to find several more links to other reviews there as well in the morning. My post will include a FIRST Chapter as well as the book trailer. I adore this series and cannot wait for the third in the series to be released next Summer. Ransome’s Crossing is available from Harvest House Publishers from Jun 1, 2010.

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