Congrats to all the ACFW members with releases this month! If you’re looking for summer reads, look no further…
1. A Hopeful Heart by Kim Vogel Sawyer — An Historical from Bethany House. Can she turn her second-best chance into a golden opportunity?
2. A Love of Her Own; Heart of the West series by Maggie Brendan — A Romance from Revell. April McBride has everything her heart desires . . .except the one thing money can’t buy.
3. A Matter of Character; The Sisters of Bethlehem Springs, #3 by Robin Lee Hatcher — A Romance from Zondervan. In 1918, writing dime novels simply isn’t done by an heiress, so when Joshua looks for the author who’s sullied his grandfather’s name, he never suspects Daphne’s the guilty party.
4. A Tailor-Made Bride by Karen Witemeyer — An Historical from Bethany House. Sparks fly when a dressmaker who values beauty tangles with a liveryman who condemns vanity.
5. Almost Forever; Book 1, Hanover Falls Novels series by Deborah Raney — Women’s Fiction from Howard Books/Simon & Schuster. Survivors of five fallen firefighters band together to try to make sense of the tragedy that took their loved ones.
6. Anna Finch and the Hired Gun; Women of the West series, Book 2 by Kathleen Y’Barbo — A Romance from Waterbrook. When an aspiring reporter and a Pinkerton detective get tangled in Doc Holliday’s story ˜and each other˜sparks can’t help but fly.
7. Chasing Lilacs by Carla Stewart — Women’s Fiction from FaithWords/Hachette. A coming-of-age story set in Texas in the 1950s as a young girl struggles with her own identity in light of her mother’s mental illness.
8. End Game; Big Sky Secrets, book #3 by Roxanne Rustand — A Romance from Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense. Big Sky Secrets–a five-book Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense series set in the Rockies of Montana
9. Her Abundant Joy by Lyn Cote — An Historical from Avon Inspired. Can a beautiful young widow find peace in the arms of a Texas Ranger?
10. Maid of Murder; India Hayes Mysteries, Book One by Amanda Flower — A Suspense/Mystery/Thriller from Five Star Mystery. College librarian and reluctant bridesmaid, India Hayes, sets out to prove her brother’s innocence when the bride is murdered.
11. Maid to Match by Deeanne Gist — An Historical from Bethany House. Two servants at Biltmore House at the turn of the century find that God can take your life in a very different direction than you had planned.
12. Manor of the Ghost by Tina Pinson — Women’s Fiction from Desert Breeze. Kaitlin didn’t believe in Ghosts, until she saw them in Devlin’s eyes and heard them in the deafening silence of her son, Derrick.
13. My Son, John by Kathi Macias — Women’s Fiction from Sheaf House. Can God bring healing to a family torn apart by a brutal crime?.
14. Ruby Red; Ruby Red and The Colors of Home Series by Robin Shope — A Multicultural from Sparklesoup. Eleven-year-old Ruby Red sneaks on board the Orphan Train, meant only for white children, with her pet cockroach in her pocket.
15. Sabotage by Kit Wilkinson — A Suspense/Mystery/Thriller from Steeple Hill. Equine veterinary student Derrick Randall tries to help Olympic hopeful Emilie Gill find faith and a way to her Olympic dreams.
16. Shades of Morning by Marlo Schalesky — A Romance from Waterbrook. When Marnie becomes the guardian of her Down syndrome nephew, will she run again?
17. Steadfast Soldier; Wings of Refuge #7 by Cheryl Wyatt — A Romance from Steeple Hill. These soldiers of the skies are fearless, faithful…and falling in love.
18. The Heart’s Song by Winnie Griggs — A Romance from Love Inspired. Two lonely people work together to help others and ultimately find love.
19. The Homecoming; Sequel to The Unfinished Gift by Dan Walsh — An Historical from Revell. Shawn Collins returns home from the dangers of WW2 to face the loss of his first love, but discovers God has set in motion a plan to heal his broken heart.