Looking For A Vacation Read? ACFW June 2017 Releases

Check out these new releases from some great Christian authors!

June 2017 New Releases

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website.

Contemporary Romance:

Engaged by Julie Arduini — Trish
Maxwell returns to Speculator Falls with egg on her face and apologies to make as she tries to
determine what’s next, especially when around paramedic Wayne Peterson. (Contemporary Romance
from Surrendered Scribe Media)


Sweetbriar Cottage by
Denise Hunter — When
Noah and Josephine Mitchell discover their divorce was never actually finalized, their lives are turned
upside down. But when Josephine drives out to Noah’s North Georgia cottage to deliver the corrected
papers, they are trapped there during a snowstorm. Things couldn’t get worse…until they are forced out
into the storm and must rely on one another to survive. (Contemporary Romance from HarperCollins
Christian Publishing [Zondervan])

Then There Was You
by Kara Isaac — Would
you give up everything for a life you hate with the person you love? (Contemporary Romance,
Independently Published)


An Encore for Estelle
by Kimberly Rose
Johnson
— A former A-list actress seeks to redeem herself in the most unlikely of places—a
children’s theater. The writer/director didn’t anticipate a famous actress would ever show interest in his
musical much less him. Will their pasts pull them apart or join them together? (Contemporary
Romance, Independently Published)

The Cowboy’s Baby
Blessing
by Deb
Kastner
— When Ex-soldier Seth Howell suddenly becomes guardian of a two-year-old, he needs
Rachel Perez’s help. Though she is gun-shy about relationships, this handsome cowboy and his
adorable son break through. (Contemporary Romance from Love Inspired [Harlequin])


Finding Love by Toni Shiloh — Delaney

Jones is putting her life back together after widowhood when in walks Army soldier, Luke Robinson.
Luke had a part in the death of Delaney’s husband–will his secrets widen the gulf in their relationship
or will he finally find absolution? (Contemporary Romance from Celebrate Lit)

Cozy Mystery:

The Copper Box by Suzanne Bratcher — When
antiques expert Marty Greenlaw comes to Jerome, Arizona to search for a copper box she believes will
unlock the secrets of her past, deadly accidents begin to happen: someone else wants the copper box,
someone willing to kill for it. (Cozy Mystery from Mantle Rock Publishing)

General Contemporary:

Coming Home – A Tiny House
Collection
by
Yvonne Anderson
, Michael Ehret, Kimberli S. McKay, Pamela S. Meyers, Ane Mulligan, Chandra Lynn Smith, Linda W. Yezak — Tiny

houses are all the rage these days, but what can you do with something so small? Here are seven stories
about people chasing their dreams, making fresh starts, finding love, stumbling upon forgiveness, and
embarking upon new adventures in tiny houses. (General Contemporary, Independently Published)


Katie’s Quest by Lee Carver — Katie
Dennis hopes for fulfillment as a single missionary nurse after the death of her fiancé. She trusts God
for a new direction, but she’ll never fall for a pilot again. (General Contemporary, Independently
Published)

Historical Romance:

 


A Sweetwater River
Romance
by Misty
M. Beller
— Rocky Ridge Stage Stop Manager Ezra Reid is put in a difficult situation when two
ladies show up on his remote doorstep seeking refuge, one of them being Tori Boyd, the mysterious
correspondence partner writing him letters for over a year now. Tori refuses the most proper solution to
their circumstance—marriage. But when danger follows, it will take a lot more than luck to ensure
Ezra’s heart is the sole casualty. (Historical Romance, Independently Published)

High as the Heavens by
Kate Breslin — In
German-occupied Brussels, a WWI nurse struggles to keep two life-threatening secrets. She’s in league
with the British Secret Service, and she’s harboring a wounded British pilot. (Historical Romance from
Bethany House [Baker])


Seven Brides for Seven
Mail-Order Husbands Romance Collection
by Susan Page Davis, Susanne Dietze, Darlene Franklin, Patty Smith Hall, Cynthia Hickey, Carrie Fancett Pagels, Gina Welborn — Meet
seven of Turtle Springs, Kansas’, finest women who are determined to revive their small town after the
War Between the States took most of its men. . .and didn’t return them. The ladies decide to advertise
for husbands and devise a plan for weeding out the riff raff. But how can they make the best practical
choices when their hearts cry out to be loved? (Historical Romance from Barbour Publishing)

The Captain’s Daughter
by Jennifer Delamere
— When a series of circumstances beyond her control leave Rosalyn Bernay alone and penniless in
London, she chances upon a job backstage at a theater that is presenting the most popular show in
London. A talented musician and singer, she feels immediately at home and soon becomes enthralled
with the idea of pursuing a career on the stage. A hand injury during a skirmish in India has forced Nate
Moran out of the army until he recovers. Filling his time at a stable of horses for hire in London, he has
also spent the past two months working nights as a stagehand, filling in for his injured brother.
Although he’s glad he can help his family through a tough time, he is counting the days until he can
rejoin his regiment. London holds bitter memories for him that he is anxious to escape. But then he
meets the beautiful woman who has found a new lease on life in the very place Nate can’t wait to leave

behind. (Historical Romance from Bethany House [Baker] Publishing)

Grounded Hearts by Jeanne M. Dickson — Set
in WWII, an Irish woman must choose between her heart and her freedom when she finds a downed
combatant pilot. (Historical Romance from Waterfall Press)

Mail Order Sweetheart
by Christine Johnson
Singer Fiona O’Keefe must make a wealthy match to support her orphaned niece. Musically talented
Sawyer Evans is a self-made, but not wealthy, sawmill-manager. Unwilling to live off his father’s
railroad fortune, can Sawyer prove to Fiona he’s the man she needs when she’s already determined to
mail-order a rich husband? (Historical Romance from Love Inspired [Harlequin])

Freedom’s Price by Christine Johnson — On a
quest to find her mother’s family in Louisiana, Englishwoman Catherine Haynes enlists a dashing Key
West man seeking revenge for his own family. When an incredible secret comes to light, she and Tom
will face a choice. Can they relinquish their dreams to step forward in faith? (Historical Romance from

Revell [Baker])

Sutter’s Landing by Betty Thomason Owens
Still reeling from tragic losses, Connie and Annabelle Cross face life with their signature humor and
grace, until fresh hope arrives on their doorstep. (Historical Romance from Write Integrity Press)

Romantic Suspense:

Hidden Legacy by Lynn Huggins Blackburn
— When someone threatens the baby she’s adopting, Caroline Harrison must rely on Detective Jason
Drake, the man who once broke her heart, to figure out why. If Jason wants a chance at a future with
with Caroline and her son, he’ll first have to help them outrun a hit man. (Romantic Suspense from
Love Inspired [Harlequin])

Weaver’s Needle by Robin Caroll — Pitted
against each other to recover a map to the Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine, two recovery specialists follow
the trail to Arizona. But someone doesn’t want them to find the map. . .or the mine. They must work
together despite their mistrust and growing attraction, to save themselves. (Romantic Suspense from
Barbour Publishing)

Speculative:

The Revisionary by Kristen Hogrefe
Revisionary or Rogue? To rescue her brother, Portia might have to break every rule in the book she set
out to rewrite. (Speculative from Write Integrity Press)

Women’s Contemporary:

Redemption’s Whisper

by Kathleen Friesen
Desperate to escape her past, a suicidal young woman flies from Toronto to a Saskatoon pastor’s home,
the only people who may be able to help her. If only someone could love her, in spite of all she’s done.
On the flight, she meets a young man torn between seeking affirmation in the big city and helping his
parents in Saskatoon. Can these two troubled souls gain the peace they need—and in the process, find
love? (Women’s Contemporary from White Rose Publishing [Pelican])

Young Adult:

All Things Now Living
by Rondi Bauer Olson
— Her whole life Amy has been taught the people of New Lithisle deserve to die, but when she falls for
Daniel, she determines to save him. (Young Adult from Written World Communications)


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