Christian Fiction

 

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May 2019

 

The Amish of Lancaster by Sarah Price

DB 91308

Read by Theresa Conkin and Jennifer Hubbard. Reading time:

33 hours, 48 minutes.

Four romances set amid the Amish communities of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. In Fields of Corn, Shana rents a room on an Amish farm and grows to love both the simple lifestyle and her landlord's son, Emanuel. Also includes Hills of Wheat, Pastures of Faith, and Valley of Hope. Amish of Lancaster series, books 1-4. 2012.

And the Shofar Blew by Francine Rivers

DB 93240

Read by Ruth Ann Phimister. Reading time: 22 hours, 17 minutes.

Young pastor Paul Hudson accepts the assignment to the dying Centerville Christian Church. But as Paul rejuvenates the congregation, his relationship with his wife, Eunice, is deteriorating. They both must turn to God for answers on how to save their marriage. 2003.

Between You and Me: A Novel by Susan Wiggs

DB 91728

Read by Tanya Eby and Adam Verner. Reading time: 10 hours, 58 minutes.

LP033319; 550 pages.

When his nephew Jonah is involved in a farm accident, Caleb Stoltz ignores the objections of his Amish community to take the boy to the hospital in Philadelphia. There he meets Dr. Reese Powell and both feel a powerful attraction, despite their different worlds. Unrated. 2018.

Book in Room 316 by ReShonda Tate Billingsley

DB 93000

Read by Will Blagrove; Almarie Guerra; Roger Casey; Robin Eller. Reading time: 6 hours, 51 minutes.

LP 33326; 359 pages.

Different circumstances lead four people to the Markham Hotel. Savannah is dealing with her husband's affair, Ollie is grieving the loss of his wife, Anna is trying to provide a better life for her kids, and Trey is trying to escape the gangs in his neighborhood. 2018.

Buried Secrets: Thin Ice: A Novel by Irene Hannon

DB 85131

Read by Carol Jacobanis. Reading time: 25 hours, 56 minutes.

Two romantic suspense novels written in 2015 and 2016. Buried Secrets has Chicago homicide detective Lisa Grant downshifting to small-town police chief. When a skeleton is found, detective Mac McGregor is sent to assist. In Thin Ice, a woman gets a letter from the sister she thought dead. Men of Valor series, books 1 and 2. Some violence. 2016.

A Captain for Laura Rose by Stephanie Grace Whitson

DBC09753

Read by Laramie Thompson. Reading time: 9 hours, 52 minutes.

LP 30010; 478 pages.

When tragedy strikes, Laura Rose White must defy conventions and find a way to serve as captain of her family’s steamboat in order to save her livelihood, but first she must seek help from the disreputable but skillful pilot Finn MacKnight.

Daughters of Boston Trilogy by Julie Lessman

DB 92354

Read by Emily Ellet. Reading time: 46 hours, 48 minutes.

Three novels, written in 2008 and 2009, about the O'Connor sisters finding love and deepening faith in Boston between 1916 and 1922. In A Passion Most Pure, Faith O'Connor finds herself falling for Irish rogue Collin McGuire. Also includes A Passion Redeemed and A Passion Denied. 2009.

Eden Hill by Bill Higgs

DBC08401

Read by Lynda Sherrard. Reading time: 8 hours, 52 minutes.

Virgil Osgood has made a living running tiny Eden Hill KY's only gas station, but he fears that may change when a new Zipco Service Station goes in across the street. Cornelius Alexander has a new wife and a baby on the way, and hopes his Zipco station will be a success.  Meanwhile, Reverend Caudill tries to encourage residents to love their neighbors.  That is easier said than done in a small town where everyone knows everyone else's business. 2016.

A Flight of Arrows by Lori Benton

DB 89741

Read by Liz Pearce. Reading time: 14 hours, 12 minutes.

LP 30460; 549 pages.

William, from The Wood's Edge (DB 82082), has joined the British Army to hide from his family as he tries to sort out his new identity. As the American Revolution reaches the Mohawk Valley, Two Hawks and Anna try to build a life together. Violence. 2016.

The Heart of San Francisco Trilogy by Julie Lessman

DB 92393

Read by MacKenzie Beyer. Reading time: 42 hours, 41 minutes.

Three books written between 2013 and 2014 about finding romance and a deeper faith in God in 1900s San Francisco. In Love at Any Cost, a former Texas oil heiress falls for a man searching for a fortune. Also includes Dare to Love Again and Surprised by Love. Heart of San Francisco series, book 1-3. 2014.

In Places Hidden by Tracie Peterson

DB 91921

Read by Anela Lin. Reading time: 9 hours, 49 minutes.

LP 33245; 453 pages.

In the early 1900s, Camri Coulter's search for her missing brother, Caleb, leads her deep into the political corruption of San Francisco--and into the acquaintance of Irishman Patrick Murdock, whom her brother helped clear of murder charges. As the two try to find Caleb, the stakes rise and threats loom. Golden Gate Secrets series, book 1. 2018.

Isaiah’s Daughter: A Novel of Prophets & Kings by Mesu Andrews

DB 90890

Read by Catherine Byers. Reading time: 15 hours, 9 minutes.

Ishma has already faced numerous challenges in her young life when she joins the household of the prophet Isaiah. There, she meets Prince Hezekiah. When their love matures, Isaiah adopts Ishma and changes her name to Hephzibah. She will need all of her strength to be a partner to Hezekiah. Christy Award Winner. 2018.

 J.B. Collins by Joel C. Rosenberg

DB 93157

Read by John Huffman and Ray Foushee. Reading time: 26 hours, 46 minutes.

Two titles, published in 2015 and 2017, follow the events of The Third Target (DB 87858). New York Times foreign correspondent J. B. Collins must continue to protect the nation from ISIS. In The First Hostage, the U. S. president is assumed captured. In Without Warning, ISIS attacks within the United States. J.B. Collins series, books 2 and 3. Violence. 2017.

The Ladies of Ivy Cottage by Julie Klassen

DB 91038

Read by Elizabeth Jasicki. Reading time: 16 hours, 54 minutes.

Along with the two Miss Groves, gentlewoman Rachel Ashford has moved into Ivy Cottage, where she discovers mysteries hidden among her books. Together with her onetime love Sir Timothy, she searches for answers--and is forced to face her true feelings. Tales from Ivy Hill series, book 1. 2017.

Lancaster Burning Trilogy by Linda Byler

DB 93170

Read by MacKenzie Beyer. Reading time 28 hours, 53 minutes.

Collection of three novels following the travails of Sarah Beiler as an arsonist terrorizes her small Amish community. In Fire in the Night, her parents' barn is burned down and she becomes entranced with flirtatious Matthew Stoltzfus. Also includes Davey's Daughter and The Witnesses. Some violence. 2015.

The Love Letter: A Novel by Rachel Hauck

DB 92146

Read By Lisa Larsen. Reading time: 13 hours, 4 minutes.

To get her career out of a rut, actress Chloe Daschle auditions for the lead in a romantic new movie set during the Revolutionary War. Screenwriter Jesse Gates based the script on his own family history of two lovers torn apart by war. 2018.

The Masterpiece by Francine Rivers

DB 90475

Read by Susan Bennett. Reading time: 15 hours, 57 minutes.

BR 22323; 6 volumes of braille.

LP 33198; 691 pages.

Successful artist Roman Velasco appears to have it all, but his new assistant Grace Moore can see that he wrestles with his own demons. What she doesn't know is that Roman has a secret life at night, tagging buildings as a graffiti artist called the Bird. 2018.

Mulligan Sisters by Melody Carlson

DB 92813

Read by Jennifer Hubbard. Reading time: 39 hours, 40 minutes.

Four books written between 2016 and 2018 exploring the lives of the four Mulligan sisters--Bridget, Margaret, Colleen, and Molly--during World War II. Includes I'll Be Seeing You, As Time Goes By, String of Pearls, and We'll Meet Again. Mulligan Sisters series, books 1-4. 2018. 

Murder Comes by Mail: Hidden Springs Mysteries by Ann H. Gabhart

DBC05673

Read by Janet Kinstle. Reading time: 9 hours, 46 minutes.

Michael Keane is Deputy Sheriff in Hidden Springs, KY. While driving a bus of church ladies, he spots a man about to jump from a bridge. He saves the man, but soon comes to regret it when photos of dead women begin showing up in the mail. Michael still holds a torch for childhood friend Alex, and wonders if she may be in danger. 2016.

The One True Love of Alice Ann by Evea Marie Everson

DB 89260

Read by Mac Beyer. Reading time 11 hours, 37 minutes.

BR 22382; 4 volumes of braille.

When America enters World War II, sixteen-year-old Alice-Ann declares her love for Mack, one of her brother's best friends. Mack goes off to war, and they correspond. When Mack's letters stop coming, Alice-Ann fears the worst, but wonders if it is a part of God's plan for her. 2017.

Saturday Night Supper Club by Carla Laureano

DB 91494

Read by Teri Shnaubelt. Reading time: 9 hours, 59 minutes.

BR 22309; 4 volumes of braille.

After a negative review costs Denver chef Rachel Bishop her job, Alex Kanin--the writer partly responsible--helps Rachel get started as a chef for a supper club. The pair find they have more than food in common. 2018.

The Sea Before Us by Sarah Sundin

DB 92520

Read by Sarah Zimmerman. Reading time: 10 hours, 36 minutes.

LP 33314; 549 pages.

In 1944, American naval officer Wyatt Paxton is in London to prepare for the Allied invasion of France. He works closely with Dorothy Fairfax, a Wren in the Royal Naval Service. Their friendship could turn to love, but each has a lot to lose. Sunrise at Normandy, book 1. Some violence. 2018. 

The Sisters of Sugarcreek by Cathy Liggett

DB 88124

Read by Nona Pipes. Reading time: 13 hours, 50 minutes.

BR 21994; 5 volumes of braille.

After her aunt Rose dies in a church fire, Jessica inherits her craft store. Rose's best friend, Liz, convinces Jessica to carry on the tradition of making anonymous care packages for those in need. They decide to help Amish widow Lydia, whose husband also died in the fire. 2017.

To Win Her Heart by Karen Witemeyer

DB 93334

Read by Therese Plummer. Reading time 11 hours, 4 minutes.

BR 22503; 4 volumes of braille.

Texas, 1887. Repentant ex-con Levi Grant wants a new start as a blacksmith. Eden Spencer runs a lending library and bonds with Levi over their shared love of literature. But just as romance blooms, she learns of Levi's past. 2011.

Treasured Grace by Tracie Peterson

DB 89572

Read by Stephanie Cozart. Reading time: Reading time: 10 hours, 2 minutes.

Widow Grace Martindale and her sisters are part of a wagon train heading west. Grace relies on both her faith and her skills with natural remedies when they arrive at Whitman Mission just as disease strikes. Grace also finds romance with a local trapper. Some violence. 2017.

True to You by Becky Wade

DB 92658

Read by Stephanie Cozart. Reading time: 13 hours, 40 minutes.

After a devastating heartbreak years ago, genealogist Nora Bradford has decided that focusing on work is safer than romance. She agrees to help former Navy SEAL John Lawson, whose health condition has him digging into his own past in a search for his birth mother. 2017.

Until We Find Home by Cathy Gohlke

DB 91316

Read by Erin Jones. Reading time: 12 hours, 20 minutes.

American Claire Stewart arrives in England in 1940, with five Jewish children she smuggled from France. Her wealthy aunt agrees to shelter the children at her large estate if Claire will stay and help. She is torn between her life back in France and her attraction to another American. 2017.

Waves of Mercy by Lynn N. Austin

DB 90666

Read by Rachel Dulude. Reading time: 14 hours, 17 minutes.

1897. One of the original settlers of Holland, Michigan, Geesje de Jonge is asked to write a memoir of her immigration experience for the town's fiftieth anniversary. Visiting the town with her mother, Chicago socialite Anna Nicholson is in search of her birth mother. 2016.

Where Sheep May Safely Graze by Phyllis Staton Campbell

DB 89912

Read by Deborah Desmone. Reading time: 7 hours, 35 minutes.

Newly married Amy and Jim Miller find that God tests them when Jim returns home from combat blinded. After the congregation Jim serves as pastor asks him to step down, the couple find themselves in a rural village, where grace hides in the smallest acts. 2017. 

The World is a Narrow Bridge: A Novel by Aaron Thier

DB 92467

Read by Barry Bernson. Reading time: 7 hours, 58 minutes.

Eva believes she's dreaming when Yahweh, God of the Old Testament, appears before her, demanding her services as His prophet and social media manager. She declines. He soon convinces her, and she embarks on a road trip with her partner, Murphy, to spread the good word. 2018.