Just in time for cooler weather and longer evenings, November Christian fiction book releases focus on romance. From contemporary romance featuring single parents to historical romance set during the days of World War 1 and the doughboys, there is sure to please every fan of romance and Christian fiction.
Each of the following Christian fiction titles can be found at independent Christian retailers in northern California cities like San Francisco, Santa Rosa and Sacramento, as well as smaller communities like Eureka, Ukiah and Yosemite.
“The Breath of Dawn” by Kristen Heitzmann (Bethany House, Nov. 1, 2012) A man with an infant daughter to raise on his own after his wife’s death and a woman whose testimony put a criminal behind bars both find the hope of future happiness in the Rocky Mountains. But just when things begin to seem to looking up for Morgan Spencer and Quinn Riley the man who blames Quinn for his incarceration is released and changes everything.
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“A Bride Sews with Love in Needles, California” by Erica Vetsch (Barbour Books, Nov. 1, 2012) Meghan is a Harvey Girl working in California when her brother is injured in France. To raise money for the war effort, Meghan suggests to the other Harvey Girls that they make a quilt and raffle it off, with the proceeds going to wounded doughboys. When Caleb McBride is denied entry into the army, he just wants to be left alone. But Meghan is determined to get to the truth.
“Courting Cate” by Leslie Gould (Bethany House, Nov.1, 2012) This is the first book in the Courtships of Lancaster County series. It’s the age old story of a father who requires the eldest daughter to marry before the youngest can even start courting. Even though both Miller sisters are equally beautiful, it’s younger sister Betsy who is sweeter. Older sister Cate has a sharp tongue and quick temper. At this rate Betsy will never be married; that is until a newcomer moves to town. Will Pete Treger be able to convince Cate he really is interested in her and not her sweeter sister Betsy?
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“Lovelier than Daylight” by Rosslyn Elliott (Thomas Nelson, Nov. 6, 2012) In this third book in the Saddler’s Legacy series, the Westerville Whiskey War of 1875, is part of the plot. A real event that took place in Ohio, the fictional Susanna Hanby is ready to fight for temperance as she heads off to college. Then she learns her sister has disappeared and the children are in an orphanage. Johann Giere offers a solution, but can Susanna accept help from the son of a successful brewery owner?
“Strong and Stubborn” by Kelly Eileen Hake (Barbour Books, Nov. 1, 2012) This is the third title in the Husbands for Hire series. Lacey Lyman and Evelyn Thompson have both found husbands, now it’s up to Naomi Higgins to find the right man to help her and the other two sawmill brides run the mill they started. Michael Strode already has a son when he tries to convince Naomi he is the man she’s looking for. Will she accept both Michael and his son or decide she doesn’t want a ready made family?
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