Perilous Nike

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My friend Nike Chillemi has just released her latest book in her Sanctuary Point Series. I chatted with her the other day and wanted to share that conversation with you. Carole: You have three books in this series now. Who’s your favorite character? Nike: When I’m writing a novel I love its main characters. If I don’t love them, how …

Great Summer Reads

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Rita Gerlach is the author of seven inspirational historical novels that include her stand-alone novel, Surrender the Wind, and a new series through Abingdon Press, The Daughters of the Potomac. Visit her at her website. Rita is releasing her first three novels, which have been out of print for some time. Her first inspirational historical romance The Rebel’s Pledge is …

Carla Olson Gade’s The Shadow Catcher’s Daughter

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Eliana Van Horn loves taking pictures with her father. The only problem is, in 1875 it isn’t proper—or safe—for a young woman to travel the west. So on their expedition to photograph the Four Corners area, she dresses as a young man. Yiska Wilcox, the half-Navajo man hired to guide them, is drawn to the beautiful photographer’s assistant—and to her faith. But …

Roseanna White’s Jewel Of Persia

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Jewel of Persia is a heart-breakingly beautiful rendition of the story of Esther—except that Esther is a minor character in this almost epic tale. The main character is Kasia, a young Jewess noticed by King Xerxes and claimed by him as his concubine. She desperately loves him, and he falls deeply in love with her. How to love a pagan …

D M. Webb’s Mississippi Nights

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D. M. Webb’s debut novel Mississippi Nights is a tale of a southern family torn apart by tragedy. One brother has allowed that tragedy to define him, nearly destroy him, and now it’s up to the other to decide if he wants to help bring him back from the brink. Firefighter David Boyette’s fiancée died in a car fire, and he …

Kendig’s High-Speed Thrill Ride

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Ronie Kendig is known for her “rapid-fire fiction,” and Firethorn is no exception. Firethorn is the last in her series “Discarded Heroes.” In this installment, the team has been sabotaged. The members have been captured and sent literally all over the world, and it’s up to covert operative Kazi Faron to bring them back together. The first member she rescues …