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best inspirational romance, making waves, lorna seilstad Making Waves
Lorna Seilstad
Revell, 2010
Inspirational romance

When spunky Marguerite Westing discovers that her family will summer at Lake Manawa in 1895, she couldn't be more thrilled. It is the perfect way to escape her agonizingly boring suitor, Roger Gordon. It's also where she stumbles upon two new loves: sailing, and sailing instructor Trip Andrews. But this summer of fun turns to turmoil as her father's gambling problems threaten to ruin the family forever. Will free-spirited Marguerite marry Roger to save her father's name and fortune? Or will she follow her heart--even if it means abandoning the family she loves? More...

“...it is a winner.” – Laura, A Romance Review …full book review

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best inspirational romance, the waiting, suzanne woods fisher The Waiting
(Lancaster County Secrets)

Suzanne Woods Fisher
Revell, 2010
Inspirational romance

She was waiting for love--and found it in the most unexpected place.

Jorie King's life is on hold. She has been waiting for Ben Zook to return to Lancaster County. Waiting for him to settle down and join the church. Waiting to marry him. But when news arrives that Ben has been killed, Jorie is devastated. She finds unlikely comfort in the friendship of his brother Caleb. Friendship ripens into love, and two broken hearts plan for a life filled with the promise of a fresh beginning--until their worlds are turned upside down. More...

Five Stars
A Romance Review

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best inspirational romance, christmas at Harrington’s, melody carlson Christmas at Harrington's
Melody Carlson
Revell, 2010
Inspirational Christmas story

Christmas is approaching, and Lena Markham finds herself penniless, friendless, and nearly hopeless. She is trying to restart her life after false accusations landed her in prison, but job opportunities are practically nonexistent. When a secondhand red coat unexpectedly lands her a job as Mrs. Santa at a department store, Lena finally thinks her luck is changing. But can she keep her past a secret? This tender story about fresh starts will charm readers, as all of Melody Carlson's Christmas offerings do. More...

“...sure to warm your heart...” – Laura, A Romance Review …full book review

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best inspirational romance, a memory between us, sarah sundin A Memory Between Us
(Wings of Glory)

Sarah Sundin
Revell, 2010
Inspirational romance

Major Jack Novak has never failed to meet a challenge--until he meets army nurse Lieutenant Ruth Doherty. When Jack lands in the army hospital after a plane crash, he makes winning Ruth's heart a top priority mission. But he has his work cut out for him. Not only is Ruth focused on her work in order to support her orphaned siblings back home, she carries a shameful secret that keeps her from giving her heart to any man. More...

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“I couldn’t help but fall in love with Jack...” – Laura, A Romance Review …full book review

Available at Amazonbest inspirational romance, a memory between us, sarah sundin
best inspirational romance, suspense, don’t look back, lynette eason Don't Look Back
(Women of Justice Series #2)

Lynette Eason
Revell, 2010
Inspirational romance, suspense

One man lives to see her dead--the other is fighting to keep her alive.

Twelve years ago, forensic anthropologist Jamie Cash survived a brutal kidnapping. After years of therapy, she has made a life for herself--though one that is haunted by memories of her terrifying past. She finally lets herself believe that she can have a close relationship with a man, when signs start appearing that point to one frightening fact--her attacker is back and ready to finish the job he started all those years ago. More...

Five Stars
A Romance Review

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best inspirational romance novel, doctor in petticoats, mary connealy Doctor in Petticoats
(Sophie's Daughters)

Mary Connealy
Barbour Books, 2010
Inspirational romance

Doctor Alex Buchanan is a wanted man--a deseter from the army stalked by a bounty hunter--but he'd rather be dead than inflict any more pain on his patients. Beth McClellan is idealistic, believing the nursing training she received will be enough to help her serve as doctor to her home town in West Texas. When Alex and Beth meet in a stagecoach accident, they find that they work well together. More...

“...a fast-moving entertaining story...” – Trudy, Once Upon a Romance …full book review

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best inspirational romance, historical, while we’re far apart, lynn austin While We're Far Apart
Lynn Austin
Bethany House, 2010
Historical, Inspirational romance

In an unassuming apartment building in Brooklyn, New York, three lives intersect as the reality of war invades each aspect of their lives. Young Esther is heartbroken when her father decides to enlist in the army shortly after the death of her mother. Penny Goodrich has been in love with Eddie Shaffer for as long as she can remember; now that Eddie's wife is dead, Penny feels she has been given a second chance and offers to care for his children in the hope that he will finally notice her and marry her after the war. More...

“...a stunning novel...” – Chandra McNeil, RT Book Reviews …full book review

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best inspirational romance, secrets, robin jones gunn Secrets
(Glenbrooke)

Robin Jones Gunn
Multnomah Books, 2010
Inspirational romance

Jessica ran from her past...but can she hide from love?

Jessica Morgan wants desperately to forget the past and begin a new life. She chooses a small, peaceful town tucked away in Oregon’s Willamette Valley as the place to start over—Glenbrooke. Once there, Jessica conceals her identity from the intriguing personalities she meets—including the compassionate paramedic who desires to protect her and the jealous woman who wants nothing more than to destroy her. More...

Five Stars
Once Upon a Romance

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inspirational romance, christian romance, teri wilson Rodeo Redemption
Teri Wilson
White Rose Publishing, 2010
Inspirational romance

A Former Rodeo Queen Josie Turner spends her days at the local dog grooming shop pampering the pooches of Angel Springs, Texas. When rodeo season rolls around again, the townfolk are excited about who their new Rodeo Queen might be. Josie, on the other hand, finds herself reminded all too often about a night she'd just as soon forget. A Former Rodeo Cowboy Luke Anderson lived for three things - riding, roping and rodeos. Until the day he met Josie Turner, the girl who gave his life meaning, and whose heart he was destined to break. More...

Five Stars
CK2S Kwips & Kritiques

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best christian romance, inspirational romance, deeanne gist, maid to match Maid to Match
Deeanne Gist
Bethany House, 2010
Inspirational romance

From the day she arrives at the Biltmore, Tillie Reese is dazzled--by the riches of the Vanderbilts and by Mack Danvers, a mountain man turned footman. When Tillie is enlisted to help tame Mack's rugged behavior by tutoring him in the ways of refined society, the resulting sparks threaten Tillie's efforts to be chosen as Edith Vanderbilt's lady's maid. More...

“...grabbed my attention on the first page....” – Rho, A Romance Review …full book review

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best inspirational romance, in harm’s way, irene hannon In Harm's Way
(Heroes of Quantico)

Irene Hannon
Revell, 2010
Inspirational romance

FBI special agent Nick Bradley has seen his share of kooks during his fifteen years with the Bureau. But Rachel Sutton is an enigma. She seems normal when she shows up at the FBI office in St. Louis--until she produces a tattered Raggedy Ann doll she found and tells him she thinks something is wrong because of a strange feeling of terror it gives her when she touches it. Nick dismisses her, only to stumble across a link between the doll and an abducted child... More...

“... the suspense kept the pages turning.” – Laura, A Romance Review …full book review

Available at Amazonbest inspirational romance, in harm’s way, irene hannon
best inspirational romance, christian romance, texas roads, cathy bryant Texas Roads
Cathy Bryant
WordVessel Press, 2010
Inspirational romance

City gal Dani Davis just wants to find a place to call home. Miller's Creek, Texas, with its country charm and quirky citizens seems like the perfect place to start over. Perfect, that is, except for the cowboy who gives her a ride into town... Dani secretly finances renovations to downtown Miller's Creek, but malicious rumors force her to choose between keeping her involvement a secret and the home for which she's always longed. More...

... is an incredible read.” – Cherokee, Coffee Time Romance & More …full book review

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best inspirational romance, best Christian book, Someone to Trust Someone to Trust
Lesa Henderson
White Rose Publishing, 2009
Inspirational romance

Megan McCormick certainly hadn't left Atlanta for the small mountain town of Laurel Crest looking for love. Far from it. She was running from her past and a broken heart when she was knocked over by the incredibly handsome veterinarian, Lee Grainger. More...

“...a masterpiece....” – Dana Rongione, Between the Lines …full book review

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best christian fiction book Let Darkness Come
Angela Hunt
Mira, 2009
Christian fiction, suspense

The murder trial promises to be the most sensational to hit Chicago in years. And attorney Briley Lester knows it could make—or break— her career. The tabloid headlines are screaming that a long-mistreated society wife has killed her abusive husband—the scion of one of the city's wealthiest, most powerful, most dangerous families…. More...

“...a very  gripping novel...” – Danielle, Coffee Time Romance & More …full book review

Publishers Weekly starred review

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best inspirational romance book, best Christian romance novels Love Finds You in Sisters, Oregon
Melody Carlson
Summerside Press, 2009
Inspirational/Christian romance

Hope Bartolli has avoided Sisters for years—both her hometown of Sisters, Oregon and her two sisters who live there. But when the 32-year-old corporate lawyer returns home to attend her beloved grandmother’s funeral, she’s surprised to learn that she has inherited Nana’s old house, her little dog Andy and an unexpected friendship with Nana’s attorney, Lewis. More...

Five Stars
Once Upon a Romance

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inspirational romance, best christian romance novels Finding Stefanie
(Noble Legacy Series #3)

Susan May Warren
Tyndale House Publishers, 2008
Inspirational/Christian romance

Everyone around Stefanie Noble is content, but it seems that her "happily ever after" has passed her by. Then two troubled girls and their older brother, Gideon, show up in town and clearly need help. Could they bring the fulfillment that Stefanie has been searching for? Hollywood hotshot Lincoln Cash has made a life playing the role of an action hero, basking in the laurels of his fame, fortune, and adoring fans. But when he's diagnosed with a debilitating disease, he knows that life will soon be over.  More...

2009 RITA Winner for Best Inspirational Romance

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(Sisters of the Heart, Book 3)

Shelley Shepard Gray
Avon Inspire, 2009
Inspirational/Christian romance

Tragedy strikes—a brother and sister find themselves facing a situation that will shape the rest of their lives.

When a fire destroys the Lundys' barn, Winnie is injured trying to get the animals to safety. Confined to a hospital for weeks, out of touch with her loved ones who live too far away to visit by buggy, she must depend on Englisher Samuel Miller to keep her company. Though his family is part of Winnie's tight-knit Amish community, Samuel left years earlier to pursue a university education. More...

“...the best in the collection.” – Laura, A Romance Review …full book review

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best christian romance novels, best inspirational romance books Piece de Resistance
Sandra Byrd
WaterBrook Press, 2009
Inspirational/Christian romance

Having earned her chef’s hat, Lexi Stuart bids au revoir to her glamorous and deliciously satisfying pastry mentorship outside of Paris and returns to her hometown of Seattle, Washington. There, she finds life unexpectedly complicated. She’s put in charge of a high-end catering bakery called Bijoux, which should be her dream job, but there’s a catch: She has to make this lavish bakery into a successful business in just a few, short months… Stir in a complicated relationship with her French beau Philippe and his daughter, Celine, then add a dash of romance with down-to-earth lawyer Dan, and life suddenly contains more ooh la la than Lexi can handle. More...

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(Yada Yada Series)

Neta Jackson
Thomas Nelson, 2009
Christian Women’s Fiction

When Gabby loses custody of her sons and nearly all of her worldly possessions, she's surprised to discover what she's really made of. Now if she can just get her sons back . . .

Gabby Fairbanks's husband locks her out and disappears with her sons, leaving her homeless and stunned. With her frail mother and a mutt named Dandy, Gabby must take refuge at the women's shelter where she works, trying to salvage the shattered pieces of her life. More...

Five Stars
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best Christian romance novels, best inspirational, suspense romance book Murder at Eagle Summit
Virginia Smith
Steeple Hill, 2009
Inspirational/suspense romance

A romantic ski resort seems the perfect place for a wedding. Until a murder on the slopes turns everyone on Eagle Summit into suspects. Liz Carmichael, the bride's cousin, saw a shadowy figure on a chair lift in the middle of the night. But was it the victim or the killer? Liz goes to the policeand finds herself giving the report to her exfiancé, Deputy Tim Richards. More...

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best inspirational romance book Waiting for Tomorrow
Debbie Alferio
AuthorHouse, 2008
Inspirational romance

Honesty is the best policy. That's the philosophy Mitch Tarrington has always lived by and the principle upon which he bases his marriage to Dana. He would never think of telling her a lie--until a situation arises in which he knows the truth might destroy the sacred bond they share. Even when the guilt of his deception becomes too much to bear, he chooses to continue believing 'what Dana doesn't know won't hurt her.' He couldn't be more wrong. More...

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Coffee Time Romance

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Paper Roses
Amanda Cabot
Revell, 2009
Inspirational (Historical)

Her future stretched out like the clear blue Texas sky. But a storm is coming. Leaving the past behind in Philadelphia, mail-order bride Sarah Dobbs arrives in San Antonio ready to greet her groom--a man she has never met but whose letters, her paper roses, have won her heart from afar. But there is a problem--Austin Canfield is dead, and Sarah cannot go back East. As Sarah tries to reconcile herself to a future that is drastically changed, Austin's brother Clay wants nothing more than to shake the Texas dust from his boots, but first he must find his brother's killer. And then there's Sarah. More...

Five Stars
A Romance Review

Almost Home
Carla Rossi
The Wild Rose Press, 2008
Inspirational

The perfect road trip: 2 strangers, 1 truck, and 1500 miles to fall in love. Detective Justin Hatcher and Cameron McAlister are in a hurry to leave North Carolina-for totally different reasons. He wants to confront his family about a five-year-old betrayal. She wants to escape the remnants of a failed marriage. Thrown together as unlikely and unexpected travel partners, their trip is filled with both dramatic and humorous situations along the road. More

"... full of emotion, heart, and humor..." -- Lilac, Long and Short Reviews …full review
The Soul Hunter
(Dylan Foster Series #2)

Melanie Wells
Multnomah, 2006
Suspense/Thriller

A knock at her door. A bloody axe. A murder weapon in her own living room. The elusive white man with the slash on his back is out hunting again, chasing souls. Peter Terry is haunting minds, invading dreams, and wrecking lives. As Dylan Foster searches for answers, she stumbles upon a dark cult of angel worship. Harking back to the days of Noah, it’s now blinding and intoxicating young people, leading them to their deaths. In this battle for souls, everything’s up for grabs, leaving Dylan grasping for strength as the battle rages around her. When at last she discovers the truth, it is far from the truth she expected. More...

Five Stars
CK2S Kwips & Kritiques

Until We Reach Home
Lynn Austin
Bethany House, 2008
Inspirational

"In 1897, the promise of the gold-paved streets of America can heal the broken hearts and lives of orphans Elin, Kirsten and Sofia Carlson, if only they survive the transatlantic trip from Sweden. Family secrets—ranging from the disgrace of suicide to shameful relations—churn like the ocean itself during a two-week crossing, only to haunt the girls after they reach Ellis Island." -- Publishers Weekly  More...

Five Stars
CK2S Kwips & Kritiques


Table For One
Georgiana Daniels
The Wild Rose Press, 2008
Inspirational

Successful stockbroker Lucy Brocklehurst hasn't had a date in four years. In a town where the ratio of single women to men is 7:1, she's determined to wait on God for the perfect mate-as long as it's the hot new youth pastor at her church. Lucy will do anything to get his attention, including volunteering for the youth group. Through a series of misadventures on the teen outings, Lucy finds herself falling in love with a kindhearted chaperone named Edgar Flowers.  More...

 
Oceans Apart
Karen Kingsbury
Avon, 2008
Inspirational

Eight years ago, during a stormy weekend on the shores of Hawaii, Connor Evans broke his vows. He's kept his secret, until the woman from Connor's past dies, leaving behind a young son . . . Michele never thought her family was perfect, but they were happy. Now her family is on the brink of destruction. More...

"...powerful...." -- Gail, Night Owl Romance …full review 
Healing Promises
Amy Wallace
Multnomah, 2008
Inspirational, PG

When FBI Agent Clint Rollins takes a bullet during a standoff, it might just save his life….Sara Rollins is an oncologist with a mission–beating cancer when she can, easing her patients’ suffering at the very least. Now the life of her tall Texan husband is at stake. She never let the odds steal her hope before, but in this case, the question of God’s healing promises is personal. Can she hold on to the truth she claimed to believe? More...

"...a powerful, passionate book..." -- Matilda, Coffee Time Romance …full review
For Pete's Sake
Linda Windsor
Avon Inspire, 2008
Inspirational, PG

Ellen isn't sure true love exists. That is until she landscapes the estate of the widower next door, Adrian Sinclair. Adrian has it all—at least on the surface. A successful businessman, he's engaged to a beautiful woman and he'll soon have a stepmom for his troubled son, Pete. Yet from the moment Ellen rescues a stranded Adrian on her Harley, his well-ordered world turns upside down. More...

"…a Perfect 10..." --Diana Risso, Romance Reviews Today …full review 
   
inspirational romance, christian romance, teri wilson Rodeo Redemption
Teri Wilson
White Rose Publishing, 2010
Inspirational romance

A Former Rodeo Queen Josie Turner spends her days at the local dog grooming shop pampering the pooches of Angel Springs, Texas. When rodeo season rolls around again, the townfolk are excited about who their new Rodeo Queen might be. Josie, on the other hand, finds herself reminded all too often about a night she'd just as soon forget. A Former Rodeo Cowboy Luke Anderson lived for three things - riding, roping and rodeos. Until the day he met Josie Turner, the girl who gave his life meaning, and whose heart he was destined to break. More...

“I love, love, LOVE Rodeo Redemption...” – Crystal, CK2S Kwips & Kritiques …full book review

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Deeanne Gist
Bethany House, 2010
Inspirational romance

From the day she arrives at the Biltmore, Tillie Reese is dazzled--by the riches of the Vanderbilts and by Mack Danvers, a mountain man turned footman. When Tillie is enlisted to help tame Mack's rugged behavior by tutoring him in the ways of refined society, the resulting sparks threaten Tillie's efforts to be chosen as Edith Vanderbilt's lady's maid. More...

“...grabbed my attention on the first page....” – Rho, A Romance Review …full book review

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best inspirational romance novel, best christian romance book, contemporary romance, her reluctant bodyguard, jennette green Her Reluctant Bodyguard
Jennette Green
Diamond Press, 2010
Inspirational romance

Alexa's dream job becomes a threat to her life...

When English pop star Colin Radcliffe asks Alexa to write his biography and tour with him in Europe, she is thrilled—until she begins to receive death threats. To her dismay, Colin puts her under the 24/7 protection of his Italian chief bodyguard, Jamison Constanzo—a man with whom she’s clashed from day one. If only she could spend more time with her perfect man, Colin, rather than spending all of her days with this black-hearted thorn in her side! More...

"There are no words. Honestly, there are no words to explain how much I loved this book" -- Rebecca Lynn, The Pen and Muse  ...full book review

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best inspirational romance, in harm’s way, irene hannon In Harm's Way
(Heroes of Quantico)

Irene Hannon
Revell, 2010
Inspirational romance

FBI special agent Nick Bradley has seen his share of kooks during his fifteen years with the Bureau. But Rachel Sutton is an enigma. She seems normal when she shows up at the FBI office in St. Louis--until she produces a tattered Raggedy Ann doll she found and tells him she thinks something is wrong because of a strange feeling of terror it gives her when she touches it. Nick dismisses her, only to stumble across a link between the doll and an abducted child... More...

“... the suspense kept the pages turning.” – Laura, A Romance Review …full book review

Available at Amazonbest inspirational romance, in harm’s way, irene hannon
best inspirational romance, christian romance, texas roads, cathy bryant Texas Roads
Cathy Bryant
WordVessel Press, 2010
Inspirational romance

City gal Dani Davis just wants to find a place to call home. Miller's Creek, Texas, with its country charm and quirky citizens seems like the perfect place to start over. Perfect, that is, except for the cowboy who gives her a ride into town... Dani secretly finances renovations to downtown Miller's Creek, but malicious rumors force her to choose between keeping her involvement a secret and the home for which she's always longed. More...

“...an incredible read.” – Cherokee, Coffee Time Romance & More …full book review

Available at Amazonbest inspirational romance, christian romance, texas roads, cathy bryant
best inspirational romance, best Christian book, Someone to Trust Someone to Trust
Lesa Henderson
White Rose Publishing, 2009
Inspirational romance

Megan McCormick certainly hadn't left Atlanta for the small mountain town of Laurel Crest looking for love. Far from it. She was running from her past and a broken heart when she was knocked over by the incredibly handsome veterinarian, Lee Grainger. More...

Five Stars
Between the Lines

Available at Amazonbest inspirational romance, best Christian book, Someone to Trust
best christian fiction book Let Darkness Come
Angela Hunt
Mira, 2009
Christian fiction, suspense

The murder trial promises to be the most sensational to hit Chicago in years. And attorney Briley Lester knows it could make—or break— her career. The tabloid headlines are screaming that a long-mistreated society wife has killed her abusive husband—the scion of one of the city's wealthiest, most powerful, most dangerous families…. More...

“...gripping novel...” – Danielle, Coffee Time Romance & More …full book review

Publishers Weekly starred review

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best inspirational romance book, best Christian romance novels Love Finds You in Sisters, Oregon
Melody Carlson
Summerside Press, 2009
Inspirational/Christian romance

Hope Bartolli has avoided Sisters for years—both her hometown of Sisters, Oregon and her two sisters who live there. But when the 32-year-old corporate lawyer returns home to attend her beloved grandmother’s funeral, she’s surprised to learn that she has inherited Nana’s old house, her little dog Andy and an unexpected friendship with Nana’s attorney, Lewis. More...

Five Stars
Once Upon a Romance

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inspirational romance, best christian romance novels Finding Stefanie
(Noble Legacy Series #3)

Susan May Warren
Tyndale House Publishers, 2008
Inspirational/Christian romance

Everyone around Stefanie Noble is content, but it seems that her "happily ever after" has passed her by. Then two troubled girls and their older brother, Gideon, show up in town and clearly need help. Could they bring the fulfillment that Stefanie has been searching for? Hollywood hotshot Lincoln Cash has made a life playing the role of an action hero, basking in the laurels of his fame, fortune, and adoring fans. But when he's diagnosed with a debilitating disease, he knows that life will soon be over.  More...

2009 RITA Winner for Best Inspirational Romance

Available at Amazoninspirational romance, best christian romance novels
best inspirational romance, best Christian romance novels Forgiven
(Sisters of the Heart, Book 3)

Shelley Shepard Gray
Avon Inspire, 2009
Inspirational/Christian romance

Tragedy strikes—a brother and sister find themselves facing a situation that will shape the rest of their lives.

When a fire destroys the Lundys' barn, Winnie is injured trying to get the animals to safety. Confined to a hospital for weeks, out of touch with her loved ones who live too far away to visit by buggy, she must depend on Englisher Samuel Miller to keep her company. Though his family is part of Winnie's tight-knit Amish community, Samuel left years earlier to pursue a university education. More...

Five Stars
A Romance Review

Available at Amazonbest inspirational romance, best Christian romance novels
best christian romance novels, best inspirational romance books Piece de Resistance
Sandra Byrd
WaterBrook Press, 2009
Inspirational/Christian romance

Having earned her chef’s hat, Lexi Stuart bids au revoir to her glamorous and deliciously satisfying pastry mentorship outside of Paris and returns to her hometown of Seattle, Washington. There, she finds life unexpectedly complicated. She’s put in charge of a high-end catering bakery called Bijoux, which should be her dream job, but there’s a catch: She has to make this lavish bakery into a successful business in just a few, short months… Stir in a complicated relationship with her French beau Philippe and his daughter, Celine, then add a dash of romance with down-to-earth lawyer Dan, and life suddenly contains more ooh la la than Lexi can handle. More...

Five Stars
A Romance Review

Available at Amazonbest christian romance novel, best inspirational romance book
best inspirational romance novels, best Christian romance book Who Do I Talk To?
(Yada Yada Series)

Neta Jackson
Thomas Nelson, 2009
Christian Women’s Fiction

When Gabby loses custody of her sons and nearly all of her worldly possessions, she's surprised to discover what she's really made of. Now if she can just get her sons back . . .

Gabby Fairbanks's husband locks her out and disappears with her sons, leaving her homeless and stunned. With her frail mother and a mutt named Dandy, Gabby must take refuge at the women's shelter where she works, trying to salvage the shattered pieces of her life. More...

Five Stars
A Romance Review

Available at AmazonWho Do I Talk To?, best inspirational Christian fiction
best Christian romance novels, best inspirational, suspense romance book Murder at Eagle Summit
Virginia Smith
Steeple Hill, 2009
Inspirational/suspense romance

A romantic ski resort seems the perfect place for a wedding. Until a murder on the slopes turns everyone on Eagle Summit into suspects. Liz Carmichael, the bride's cousin, saw a shadowy figure on a chair lift in the middle of the night. But was it the victim or the killer? Liz goes to the policeand finds herself giving the report to her exfiancé, Deputy Tim Richards. More...

Best Book
Long and Short Reviews


Available at AmazonMurder at Eagle Summit, best inspirational, suspense romance novel
best inspirational romance book Waiting for Tomorrow
Debbie Alferio
AuthorHouse, 2008
Inspirational romance

Honesty is the best policy. That's the philosophy Mitch Tarrington has always lived by and the principle upon which he bases his marriage to Dana. He would never think of telling her a lie--until a situation arises in which he knows the truth might destroy the sacred bond they share. Even when the guilt of his deception becomes too much to bear, he chooses to continue believing 'what Dana doesn't know won't hurt her.' He couldn't be more wrong. More...

Five Stars
Coffee Time Romance

Available at AmazonWaiting
Paper Roses
Amanda Cabot
Revell, 2009
Inspirational (Historical)

Her future stretched out like the clear blue Texas sky. But a storm is coming. Leaving the past behind in Philadelphia, mail-order bride Sarah Dobbs arrives in San Antonio ready to greet her groom--a man she has never met but whose letters, her paper roses, have won her heart from afar. But there is a problem--Austin Canfield is dead, and Sarah cannot go back East. As Sarah tries to reconcile herself to a future that is drastically changed, Austin's brother Clay wants nothing more than to shake the Texas dust from his boots, but first he must find his brother's killer. And then there's Sarah. More...

Five Stars
A Romance Review
Almost Home
Carla Rossi
The Wild Rose Press, 2008
Inspirational

The perfect road trip: 2 strangers, 1 truck, and 1500 miles to fall in love. Detective Justin Hatcher and Cameron McAlister are in a hurry to leave North Carolina-for totally different reasons. He wants to confront his family about a five-year-old betrayal. She wants to escape the remnants of a failed marriage. Thrown together as unlikely and unexpected travel partners, their trip is filled with both dramatic and humorous situations along the road. More

"... a wonderful tale..." -- Lilac, Long and Short Reviews …full review
The Soul Hunter
(Dylan Foster Series #2)

Melanie Wells
Multnomah, 2006
Suspense/Thriller

A knock at her door. A bloody axe. A murder weapon in her own living room. The elusive white man with the slash on his back is out hunting again, chasing souls. Peter Terry is haunting minds, invading dreams, and wrecking lives. As Dylan Foster searches for answers, she stumbles upon a dark cult of angel worship. Harking back to the days of Noah, it’s now blinding and intoxicating young people, leading them to their deaths. In this battle for souls, everything’s up for grabs, leaving Dylan grasping for strength as the battle rages around her. When at last she discovers the truth, it is far from the truth she expected. More...

Five Stars
CK2S Kwips and Kritiques


Until We Reach Home
Lynn Austin
Bethany House, 2008
Inspirational

"In 1897, the promise of the gold-paved streets of America can heal the broken hearts and lives of orphans Elin, Kirsten and Sofia Carlson, if only they survive the transatlantic trip from Sweden. Family secrets—ranging from the disgrace of suicide to shameful relations—churn like the ocean itself during a two-week crossing, only to haunt the girls after they reach Ellis Island." -- Publishers Weekly  More...

Five Stars
CK2S Kwips and Kritiques


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Table For One
Georgiana Daniels
The Wild Rose Press, 2008
Inspirational

Successful stockbroker Lucy Brocklehurst hasn't had a date in four years. In a town where the ratio of single women to men is 7:1, she's determined to wait on God for the perfect mate-as long as it's the hot new youth pastor at her church. Lucy will do anything to get his attention, including volunteering for the youth group. Through a series of misadventures on the teen outings, Lucy finds herself falling in love with a kindhearted chaperone named Edgar Flowers.  More...

 
Oceans Apart
Karen Kingsbury
Avon, 2008
Inspirational

Eight years ago, during a stormy weekend on the shores of Hawaii, Connor Evans broke his vows. He's kept his secret, until the woman from Connor's past dies, leaving behind a young son . . . Michele never thought her family was perfect, but they were happy. Now her family is on the brink of destruction. More...

"...powerful..." -- Gail, Night Owl Romance …full review 
Healing Promises
Amy Wallace
Multnomah, 2008
Inspirational, PG

When FBI Agent Clint Rollins takes a bullet during a standoff, it might just save his life….Sara Rollins is an oncologist with a mission–beating cancer when she can, easing her patients’ suffering at the very least. Now the life of her tall Texan husband is at stake. She never let the odds steal her hope before, but in this case, the question of God’s healing promises is personal. Can she hold on to the truth she claimed to believe? More...

"...powerful, passionate book...." -- Matilda, Coffee Time Romance …full review
For Pete's Sake
Linda Windsor
Avon Inspire, 2008
Inspirational, PG

Ellen isn't sure true love exists. That is until she landscapes the estate of the widower next door, Adrian Sinclair. Adrian has it all—at least on the surface. A successful businessman, he's engaged to a beautiful woman and he'll soon have a stepmom for his troubled son, Pete. Yet from the moment Ellen rescues a stranded Adrian on her Harley, his well-ordered world turns upside down. More...

"…a Perfect 10..." --Diana Risso, Romance Reviews Today …full review 
Love's Healing Touch
Jane Myers Perrine
Steeple Hill, 2007
Inspirational (Contemporary)

An Unexpected Blessing
Merrillee Whren
Steeple Hill, 2006
Inspirational

"Dori Morales is her nephew's legal guardian. JT, only a few weeks old, lost his parents in a tragic accident. Now Dori wants, more than anything, to be a great parent to the tiny boy. Unfortunately, this means sharing some of the responsibilities with her brother-in-law, Chase Garrett. Dori harbors a great deal of resentment against JT's long-lost uncle--and his father." -- Christina Wantz Fixemer  More...

Five Stars
Romantic Times
On Wings of Deliverance (The Texas Gatekeepers, Book 3)
Elizabeth White  
Steeple Hill, 2006
Inspirational Suspense

"A delightful find, White's romantic suspense novel hits the ground running and never slows up. Border patrol pilot Owen Carmichael is on the beach in Mexico, preparing his plane for return to the United States, when his missionary friend Benny (Bernadette) Malone suddenly appears, running for the plane and screaming that they have to take off immediately." -- R. Grant  More...

Five Stars
Romantic Times
 
If you like this book, you might be interested in the other Texas Gatekeeper books:

Under Cover of Darkness (The Texas Gatekeepers, Book 1)
Sounds of Silence (The Texas Gatekeepers, Book 2)
Revealed
Tamera Alexander
Bethany House, 2006
Inspirational

Annabelle Grayson has been given a second chance at life…[S]he advertises for a trail guide to accompany her to land waiting for her in Idaho--and a most unlikely candidate applies for the job. Matthew Taylor is a man on the run… More...

2007 RITA Award Winner 
The Heart of Grace
(The Brothers' Bond, Book 3)
Linda Goodnight
Steeple Hill, 2007
Inspirational

"This is a great book....You feel Drew's pain in this story, as well as the sweetness he discovers can be had in life. But don't stop with this book. Read all three of the books in Linda Goodnight's "The Brothers' Bond" series." -- E. Riley ...full review

"...a wonderfully poignant story..." -- Robin Taylor, Romantic Times ...full review

If you like this book, you may be interested in:
A Season for Grace (The Brothers' Bond, Book 1)
A Touch of Grace (The Brothers' Bond, Book 2) 



 


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