Check out these books, coming from Waterbrook Multnomah in mid 2011! Click on the links for more.
I’m so looking forward to reading Tamara, Kristen and Gayle’s books and Meg Moseley’s When Sparrows Fall has me intrigued.
How about you? Any hitting your wishlists?
These two stand-alone stories packaged as one book describe the summer vacations of Christy Miller and Sierra Jensen the summer before they met in England, as described in the final Christy Miller Series book. Fans of the series will love this extra glimpse into a summer skipped over in the other books, and new readers will get an introduction into the lives of both girls.
A suspenseful duel between light and darkness exploring how monsters are not born and what happens when they are created. When Trevor MacDaniel rescues a boy from a mountain lion, he forms a bond with Natalie Reeve, the boy’s aunt and a sculptor whose unique gift is also a disability. Drawn by the heroic story of the boy’s rescue on the news, a twisted mind recognizes its adversary in the first responder, and begins to reenact the nightmare that created him, hoping and praying each time for a different outcome.
In this charming historical romance, Ida Sinclair comes to the western mining town of Cripple Creek to establish her career. As the business-savvy Sinclair sister, Ida has never wanted to settle down. Instead of love, she craves success. But while searching for one, she just might find the other.
When an accident forces widow Miranda Hanford to rely on a brother-in-law she’s only met once as a temporary guardian for her six children, he brings tension and unexpected emotions into their ultra-conservative lifestyle in the remote Georgia woods. They’ve been long-enmeshed with a church community that now feels more oppressive than nurturing, and now the church’s charismatic but controlling leader is determined Miranda’s family will move with the church to another state. He knows what she is hiding–a secret that could cause her children to be taken from her. Reaching for a new life, new love, could cost her everything, but does Miranda have any other choice?
Twelve-year-old Jaimie Piper is running from the evil man. Crockett Grey is celebrating the anniversary of his daughter’s death by getting completely drunk. Their lives collide on a dark night when a deadly fire and false accusations send them in search of the truth. Crockett’s one hope of getting his life back is by uncovering the mysterious secrets of Jaimie’s past and her strange gift. But it isn’t long before the secrets he uncovers lead him to a darker conspiracy, secrets guarded by the highest seat of power inthe world—the Vatican.
Breath of Angel immerses readers in a fantasy land of angels and humans, shape shifters and sylvans, where warring brothers have destroyed the only portal to heaven and stranded tortured souls on earth, and only one young woman–a chantress–half angel and half human, can restore it.
Return to the world of the dragon keepers, whe
re the fate of three missing statues will determine the fate of the world. Tipper, a young emerlindian woman, has been responsible for her family since her sculptor father disappeared. To make ends meet, she’s had to sell off the artwork he left behind. When at last her father returns, Tipper discovers that separating three special statues has unbalanced the foundation of her world, and she must act quickly to set things right—and save her father’s life.
Charlotte Beck wants to go to college, but her father would rather she get married. Alex Hambly’s aristocratic family is in financial trouble, and he has two options: either sell off the family’s Colorado silver mine or marry a rich heiress. Charlotte’s father makes them a deal: he’ll allow Charlotte to
go to college and be the instrument of Alex’s financial salvation on one condition–that they agree to get married. They agree that they’ll have the marriage annulled as soon as possible and go back to their own lives. Except soon Alex isn’t sure he wants the annulment. He sets out to woo his wife for real, and Charlotte suddenly finds that her marriage has become very inconvenient indeed.
When Nick finds an invitation to dinner “with Jesus of Nazareth” amidst clutter on his desk, he can’t wait to see what prank his colleagues are pulling this time. The normally confident, cynical Nick soon finds himself thrown off-balance, drawn into a conversation with a baffling man who comfortably discusses everything from world religions to the existence of heaven and hell. And this man who calls himself Jesus also seems to know a disturbing amount about Nick’s personal life. As the evening progresses, their conversation touches on life, God, meaning, pain, faith, and doubt—and it seems that having Dinner with a Perfect Stranger may change Nick’s life forever.
Exasperated by her husband’s sudden new obsession with Jesus after a strange dinner invitation, Mattie Cominsky views an out-of-town business trip as a welcome opportunity to reflect on their marriage—and decide if it’s time to end it. Aboard the plane, Mattie is relieved to find herself seated next to a passenger who shares her scorn for religion. After she confides her husband’s unexpected turn, their conversation soon leads to a fascinating exploration of spirituality, God, and the quest for connection. Mattie’s skepticism warms to the perceptive insights of this stranger, and she finds herself confronting the unspoken longings of her soul. As his comments touch on personal issues he couldn’t possibly know about, she begins to wonder if she’s misjudged not only Nick but also the God he now claims to believe in.
A sassy southern novel about a plucky widowed crusader bucking convention to go green and finding love is truly eco-friendly. Opossum-toting environmentalist Bridget Pickwick-Buchanan refuses to stand by while her family’s estate is sold to the highest bidder. She things J.C. Dirk, an eco-friendly developer, can help her—but he has his own motives for getting involved. What neither Bridget nor J.C. count on is falling for each other–or the obstacles that keep them apart.
Once again murder, mystery, danger, and romance stalk the quiet New Jersey shore town of Seaside, and this time former cop Greg Barnes finds himself in the middle of the chaos whether he wants to be or not. When a young waitress at Carrie Carter’s small cafe disappears, leaving clues in her Sudoku book, Carrie and Greg attempt to not only find her but uncover whatever is frightening her. As if dodging dangerous people and digging up carefully hidden secrets aren’t enough, Carrie’s mother shows up after an absence of more than fifteen years.
There may be a time for every purpose under heaven, but Carrie and Greg wonder: When will it be their time?