• The Mystery of History

When Shadows Fall

Their lives torn by war, Matthew and Rebekah fight to keep their worlds intact. Rebekah wishes she could turn back time, and go home. Matthew wishes his arms could be the home she runs to. Available May 1 http://stores.desertbreezepublishing.com/-strse-289/Shadows-Book-One-cln–When/Detail.bok   EXCERPT Rebekah followed the attendant to a horse drawn, covered wagon in the alley. “You must have pull, ma’am. Lincoln himself says you’re to keep this.” She watched in stunned silence as he settled Robert on a pallet of blankets. He turned to her. “Well, that’ll do ya. I best get back. And, ma’am, don’t be staying any longer in these parts then need be. Ya hear?” “Thank you,” Rebekah called after him. She unloaded her things from the hackney and paid the driver. After settling Andrew, she climbed on the buckboard, took a deep breath, and snapped the reins, heading the horse out of the city. She would wait till. . .

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The Colonel's Lady in stores now…

The Colonel’s Lady by Laura Frantz In 1779, when genteel Virginia spinster Roxanna Rowan arrives at the Kentucky fort commanded by Colonel Cassius McLinn, she finds that her officer father has died. Penniless and destitute, Roxanna is forced to take her father’s place as scrivener. Before long, it’s clear that the colonel himself is attracted to her. But she soon realizes the colonel has grave secrets of his own–some of which have to do with her father’s sudden death. Can she ever truly love him? Readers will be enchanted by this powerful story of love, faith, and forgiveness from reader favorite Laura Frantz. Her solid research and deft writing immerse readers in the world of the early frontier while her realistic characters become intimate friends. August 2011

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2010 Top Ten Christian Historical Fiction Picks!

Ahhh yes it’s that time of year again, snow flakes are flying and holiday preparations are in full swing.  You know what that means right? it’s almost time for a New Year but before 2011 comes I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite CHF books of 2010. It’s always hard to choose just ten, especially this year since I have read so many terrific books. I tried to pick some of my favorite “5 star” books but I know there are some great ones that I missed. 🙂 Here are my picks in no particular order. Making Waves by Lorna Seilstad Wrangler in Petticoats by Mary Connealy Courting Morrow Little by Laura Frantz The Preacher’s Bride by Jody Hedlund A Hope Undaunted by Julie Lessman Head in the Clouds by Karen Witemeyer She Walks in Beauty by Siri Mitchell Hearts Awakening by Delia Parr Sons of Thunder by Susan May Warren A Distant Melody. . .

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Midweek Markdowns! $2.99-4.99

You cannot beat these prices at ChristianBook.com! A Prairie Romance Collection By Barbour Publishing Expanding western borders, taming the land, and finding a place in which to live and love defines the pioneer heart. Within this unique collection are twelve complete stories of romance on the American Great Plains penned by twelve different multi-published authors. Readers will enjoy history relived through the pioneers’ adventures, heartaches, challenges, victories, and romances. There are stories from town as well as settings miles from the next neighbor, about immigrants and orphans, and during planting to time of harvest. Readers are sure to have more than one favorite to warm their hearts and encourage their faith. The Falcon and the Sparrow By MaryLu Tyndall / Barbour Publishing When Dominique Dawson is forced to betray England or never see her brother again, she takes a position as governess for an admiral’s son in order to gather. . .

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A Prairie Christmas Collection in stores now!

What could be better than nine Christmas Novellas in one book? In stores now from Barbour Books is A Prairie Christmas Collection by Tracey V. Bateman, Pamela Griffin, JoAnn A. Grote, Maryn Langer Smith, Darlene Mindrup, Tracie Peterson, Deborah Raney, Janet Spaeth and Jill Stengl Experience Christmas on the historical American Great Plains as retold by nine different multi-published authors, including Tracie Peterson and Deborah Raney. Follow pioneers, immigrants, and orphans through their adventures, heartaches, challenges, victories, and romances. You are sure to find more than one favorite among the nine holiday romances in this unique collection to warm your heart and inspire your faith.

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Barbour Releases 9 Christmas Romances in One Volume

Settling the vast open prairies, weathering winter storms, and finding joy to celebrate during Christmas epitomizes the pioneer experience. In a unique collection of nine Christmas romances, Barbour Publishing brings readers A Prairie Christmas Collection where they can relive a prairie Christmas with all its challenge and delights as penned by multi-published authors, including Tracie Peterson and Deborah Raney. Featuring deckled edge pages and a foil-stamped cover with fold-under flaps, the collection makes an ideal gift for the romance reader.

In this holiday romance collection, the warmth of Christmas will radiate new love from the high plains of Minnesota and Dakota Territory, across the rolling hills of Nebraska, Iowa, and Illinois, and down into the flats of Kansas. Filled with inspiration and faith, each story will become a treasure to be enjoyed again each year.

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Barbour Releases 9 Christmas Romances in One Volume

*Originally posted at www.CreativeMadnessMama.com* Barbour’s A Prairie Christmas Collection Features Nine Holiday Romances in One Uhrichsville, OH— Settling the vast open prairies, weathering winter storms, and finding joy to celebrate during Christmas epitomizes the pioneer experience. In a unique collection of nine Christmas romances, Barbour Publishing brings readers A Prairie Christmas Collection where they can relive a prairie Christmas with all its challenge and delights as penned by multi-published authors, including Tracie Peterson and Deborah Raney. Featuring deckled edge pages and a foil-stamped cover with fold-under flaps, the collection makes an ideal gift for the romance reader. In this holiday romance collection, the warmth of Christmas will radiate new love from the high plains of Minnesota and Dakota Territory, across the rolling hills of Nebraska, Iowa, and Illinois, and down into the flats of Kansas. Filled with inspiration and faith, each story will become a treasure to be enjoyed again. . .

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