New Arrivals · Christian Fiction

January 22, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Secrets at Cedar Cabin

January 21, 2019
Coble, Colleen, author.
Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, [2019]
333 pages ; 22 cm.
"Her mother lied about her identity, and her husband wasn't who she thought he was - can Bailey even trust herself anymore? Running for her life in the wake of her mother's murder, Bailey Fleming escapes to the only place she can think of - a remote, dilapidated cabin in Lavender Tides. Intending to finally get to the truth behind the lies of her past, Bailey only finds more questions when bodies are discovered near her cabin hideout along with traces of a dangerous human trafficking ring. In an unlikely partnership with FBI agent Lance Phoenix, Bailey races to understand the mystery surrounding her life and circumstances before the murderer tracks her down. Meanwhile, Lance is determined to rescue his sister, Ava, who was abducted after running away from home as a teenager. An unexpected lead brings him to the remote cabin, and he wonders if Bailey - with her suspicious past and strange connections to his sister's case - is really who she claims to be and if she can somehow lead him to Ava. Filled with Colleen Coble's custom blend of suspense and romance, Secrets at Cedar Cabin takes us back to the evocative landscape of Washington's coast where nothing is quite as it seems"--FantasticFiction.com.

A love to behold : a novel

January 17, 2019
MacLaren, Sharlene, 1948- author.
New Kensington, PA : Whitaker House, [2018]
331 pages ; 23 cm
"Romance novel set after the Civil War centering on a 27-year-old woman who teaches at a new school for the children of former slaves in South Carolina, the villains who oppose her, and her two suitors"--Provided by publisher.

With this pledge

January 11, 2019
Alexander, Tamera, author.
©2019
x, 437 pages ; 22 cm.
Includes recipes.
Includes discussion questions.
When her home is converted into a Confederate hospital Lizzie Clouston must be true to her own heart while standing for what she knows is right.

On Magnolia Lane

January 11, 2019
Hunter, Denise, 1968- author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2019.
389 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Regular print version previously published by: Thomas Nelson.
Includes discussion questions.
"From the bestselling author of The Convenient Groom (now a beloved Hallmark Original movie) comes the final book in Hunter's Blue Ridge Romance series"-- Provided by publisher.

Tell her no lies

January 11, 2019
Irvin, Kelly, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2019.
455 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
Regular print version previously published by: Thomas Nelson.
Includes discussion questions.
"Combining romance and suspense, Tell Her No Lies is a high-stakes race for the truth set in San Antonio. When Nina's uncle is murdered and the detective assigned to the case accuses Nina of the crime, she knows she must act using her journalism background to find the real killer"-- Provided by publisher.

The Amish sweet shop

January 2, 2019
New York, NY : Kensington Books, [2019]
295 pages ; 21 cm
The sweetest courtship / Emma Miller -- The sweetest truth / Laura Bradford -- Nothing tastes so sweet / Mary Ellis.
The sweetest courtship: "At age thirty-six, Jacob Beechy is a rarity--a master candy maker, and a bachelor. His mother, however, still hopes for grandchildren. With Valentine's Day around the corner, she convinces Jacob he will need extra help in the shop and interviews a string of applicants--for his future wife..."--FantasticFiction.com.

Code of valor

December 26, 2018
Eason, Lynette, author.
Grand Rapis, MI : Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2019]
330 pages ; 22 cm.
"Detective Brady St. John isn't looking for love--just a few days of rest at his family's cabin. But an attempted murder--and a secretive woman--change all his plans."-- Provided by publisher.

Moondust Lake

December 26, 2018
Bunn, T. Davis, 1952- author.
©2019
230 pages ; 22 cm.
Includes discussion questions.
A disillusioned business executive seeking to escape from his tyrannical father's shadow and a psychotherapist with a tragic past discover unexpected healing, freedom, and love in the solitude of a Miramar Bay retreat.

Under the midnight sun

December 20, 2018
Peterson, Tracie, author.
©2018
328 pages ; 22 cm.
Living in 1929 in Alaska, Tayler Hale, one of the first women naturalists loves adventure and the great outdoors. Unfortunately, she is running from her dangerous past which has caught up with her just as she has met Thomas Smith, a recent graduate returning home to the people he considers family.

In too deep

December 18, 2018
Blackburn, Lynn Huggins, author.
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2018]
348 pages ; 22 cm.
"When the Carrington dive team discovers an encrypted laptop with connection to an open murder case, detective Adam Campbell turns to the only person he can trust--but what they find may require a choice between loyalty and the truth"-- Provided by publisher.

The teacher's bride

December 13, 2018
Fuller, Kathleen, author.
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, [2018]
xii, 307 pages ; 22 cm.
Includes discussion questions.
"An Amish schoolteacher accepts his first job in the growing community of Birch Creek, but gets more than he bargained for when he meets a lively Amish woman with a questionable past"-- Provided by publisher.

Searching for you

December 11, 2018
Hedlund, Jody, author.
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2018]
341 pages ; 23 cm
Sequel to: Together forever.
"In 1850, Sophie Neumann flees New York with her two young charges after witnessing a crime. Reinhold Weiss has finally purchased his own small farm when an old friend shows up, pleading for help. But how can he help her when mounting debts and past scars still haunt him?"-- Provided by publisher.

The bride of Ivy Green

December 11, 2018
Klassen, Julie, 1964- author.
©2018
444 pages : map ; 22 cm
Includes discussion questions (pages 437-438).
Gabriel Locke is back and has made his intentions clear, but Jane Bell is reluctant to give up her inn and commit another man to a childless marriage. Mercy Grove has lost her school and must decide whether to uproot herself from Ivy Cottage to become a governess for a former pupil. When a secretive new dressmaker arrives in the village, the ladies soon suspect she isn't who she claims to be. And everyone expects Miss Brockwell to marry a titled gentleman, even though her heart is drawn to another. Surprises lie in store-- and dreams may yet come true. -- adapted from back cover

An Amish match on Ice Mountain

December 7, 2018
Long, Kelly, author.
New York, NY : Zebra Books, Kensington Publishing Corp., [2018]
247 pages ; 17 cm
"Disgrace drove Stephen Lambert from Ice Mountain, but honor drives him back to his Amish home. After rescuing a pregnant young woman from a burning house, the rugged firefighter knows the remote Amish mountain community is the only place Ella Nichols will be safe. Abandoned by the father of her child, the brave Englischer beauty needs him like no one before. Determined to protect her, Stephen claims the unborn babe as his own--and prepares to return to the town, and the family, that once falsely accused him ... From the moment she is caught from peril by Stephen's strong arms, Ella feels sheltered, nurtured. How else could she agree to sequester herself on Ice Mountain, among the Plain folk there, but for the promise of Stephen's loving protection? But as she steps deeper into his world and discovers his haunting secrets, Ella longs to heal the heart of the man who has captured hers forever . . ."--Back cover.

Who I am with you

December 6, 2018
Hatcher, Robin Lee, author.
Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, [2018]
307 pages ; 22 cm.
"Two broken hearts find God's healing"--Provided by publisher.

Wait for me

December 4, 2018
Warren, Susan May, 1966- author.
©2018
328 pages ; 22 cm.
"When two women go missing in the Montana wilderness, Pete Brooks must trust his skills, teammates--and the woman who broke his heart--if he hopes to bring them all home alive."-- Provided by publisher.

A seat by the hearth

November 30, 2018
Clipston, Amy, author.
Nashville : Zondervan, [2018]
xiii, 338 pages ; 22 cm.
"In the third installment of Amy Clipston's Amish Heirloom series, Priscilla Allgyer returns to the Amish community she'd dreamt of escaping and learns the hard lessons of love and forgiveness from a surprising source"-- Provided by publisher.

Jerusalem's queen : a novel of Salome Alexandra

November 28, 2018
Hunt, Angela Elwell, 1957- author.
©2018
342 pages ; 22 cm.
Includes discussion questions.
"After her father and sister are killed, Salome and her mother move to Jerusalem. When a relative betroths Salome to a pagan prince half her age, she questions God's plan. When she finds herself crowned queen of Judea, she learns that a woman committed to God can change the world"-- Provided by publisher.

A bloody habit

November 28, 2018
Nicholson, Eleanor Bourg, author.
San Francisco : Ignatius Press, [2018]
435 pages ; 21 cm
"It is 1900, the dawn of a new century. Even as the old Queen's health fails, Victorian Britain stands monumental and strong upon a mountain of technological, scientific, and intellectual progress. For John Kemp, a straight-forward, unimaginative London lawyer, life seems reassuringly predictable yet forward-leaning, that is, until a foray into the recently published sensationalist novel Dracula, united with a chance meeting with an eccentric Dominican friar, catapults him into a bizarre, violent, and unsettling series of events. As London is transfixed with terror at a bloody trail of murder and destruction, Kemp finds himself in its midst, besieged on all sides—in his friendships, as those close to him fall prey to vicious assault by an unknown assassin; in his deep attraction to an unconventional American heiress; and in his own professional respectability, for who can trust a lawyer who sees things which, by all sane reason, cannot exist? Can his mundane, sensible life—and his skeptical mind—withstand vampires? Can this everyday Englishman survive his encounter with perhaps an even more sinister threat—the white-robed Papists who claim to be vampire slayers?"--Inside flap.

Chosen people

November 21, 2018
Whitlow, Robert, 1954- author.
Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, 2018.
435 pages ; 22 cm
"When Hana Abboud walked into the conference room, she was unprepared for the images of a horrific terrorist attack near the Western Wall in Jerusalem. But after watching a courageous mother sacrifice her life to save her four-year-old daughter, Hana knew she needed to help attorney Jakob Brodsky represent the family's pursuit of justice against those who perpetrate acts of violent jihad. As an Arab Israeli lawyer trained at Hebrew University, Hana is uniquely qualified to step into the gap. But they need a third partner, an investigator on the ground to help them unravel the snake pit of connections between the terrorists and an organization or company that can be sued in the American courts. Hana returns home to Israel and meets with investigator Hamid Hasan who quickly becomes more than a crucial part of the litigation team. As Jakob and Hana investigate the case in the US, he is stalked on the streets of Atlanta by affiliates of a terrorist organization. Their pursuit of truth can only be resolved where it began: the streets of Jerusalem. But who can they trust? How deep does deceit go? Can two lawyers and a shadowy investigator impact the kind of violence and terror that has become common in our broken world?"-- Provided by publisher.

On Magnolia Lane

November 21, 2018
Hunter, Denise, 1968- author.
©2018
311 pages ; 22 cm.
Sequel to: Honeysuckle dreams.
Includes discussion questions.
"Falling in love with Daisy was easy for Jack. But finding the courage to tell her becomes problematic when his secret feelings lead to even bigger complications. After two years of counseling sessions with Daisy Pendleton, Pastor Jack McReady has earned a permanent spot in her life as a spiritual leader--and nothing more. Jack would never risk losing her trust by exposing the depths of his heart, but he's hopelessly in love with her. Daisy loves her southern small-town life and her job at her family-run flower shop, but she doesn't have the thing she longs for most: someone to share it with. Her recent foray into online dating has been a disaster--until she meets TJ. Jack could kill his friend Noah for using his initials and some indistinct photos to set up a profile on the dating app Daisy is using. But when he's finally afforded the opportunity to show her a different side of himself, he's sucked into the plan before he has time for second thoughts. Online, Daisy shares some of her greatest fears with TJ, but in person, Jack and Daisy are spending more time together. When a devastating family secret surfaces, Daisy knows that only her trusted friend and counselor can bring her comfort. Jack wants nothing more than to be both men for Daisy, but revealing his secret will prove to be the ultimate test of Daisy's grace."-- Provided by publisher.

His promise : an Amish Christmas in Hart County

November 8, 2018
Gray, Shelley Shepard, author.
©2018
222 pages ; 24 cm.
Includes discussion questions (pages 221-222) and recipes (on unnumbered pages at end of work).
Just as Grace King starts to miss the bustle of her large Amish family, she runs into a familiar face--John Michael Miller, who'd broken her sister's heart five years earlier. The infatuation John Michael once saw in Grace's eyes too is long gone, though his complicated attraction to her remains. When suspicious fires are set in their community, Grace dismisses his warnings, but all he wants for Christmas is to keep her safe.

On the mountain of the Lord : a novel

November 5, 2018
Bentley, Ray (Pastor), author.
©2018
xv, 233 pages ; 24 cm
Jack Garrison lost his wife and their only child in a car accident-- and now he's lost his faith. As Jack journeys through the Holy Land, he is caught up in visions and dreams. Following hints from these prophetic visions, he begins a quest that will bring him dangerously close to a deadly enemy. Is God calling him? And if so, why? -- adapted from jacket.

Burden of proof

November 2, 2018
Mills, DiAnn, author.
Carol Stream, Illinois : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., [2018]
xi, 402 pages ; 21 cm
"Reeling from a negotiation gone wrong, FBI Special Agent April Ramos is caught off guard when a frazzled young woman shoves a crying baby into her arms, then disappears. Worry for the child's safety quickly turns to fear when a man claiming to be the girl's father abducts them at gunpoint. April puts her hostage negotiation skills to use to learn more about who she's dealing with: Jason Snyder, a fugitive accused of murder. As Jason spins a tall tale about being framed for the killing of his business partner, April must sort through his claims to find the truth."--Provided by publisher.

Immortality

October 26, 2018
Henderson, Dee, author.
Springfield, IL : Dee Henderson, ©2018.
384 pages ; 23 cm
If you had a free summer, how would you fill it? Chemistry Professor Emily Worth is working with friends at Bishop Space Repair, Inc who are repairing satellites in space via repair robots. She's finishing a design for a new type of battery. And she's also doing some traveling to explore the Rocky Mountains. It's going to be an enjoyable three months. A relatively new Christian, she wants to know God better than she does now and that, too, is part of her summer plans. What she hadn't considered was a summer romance, but walks into one compliment of God who has been richly blessing her. This is the story of Emily Worth and Noah Shepherd. It's also a story of God's romance with us through Jesus for God has purposed in His heart to love us forever.

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