With Merlin dead, the succession undecided, and the Celtic church on the defensive from Rome, intrigue sweeps the court of the High King Arthur. But it’s battlefield news that consumes Queen Gwenhyfar’s young scribe, Kella O’Toole: her fiancé is dead and her father gone missing. Determined to find him at all costs, Kella defies the queen’s orders and sets out for Pictish territory. Her foster brother Alyn, a disillusioned priest who questions his calling, agrees to help her. The journey itself is perilous. But it’s their secrets that land Kella and Alyn in a viper’s nest of treachery that threatens both their lives and the future of Albion.
Can they summon the love and faith they need to find their way not only out of danger, but into happiness? Brilliantly researched, vividly imagined, and movingly written—a memorable climax to the Brides of Alba series.
Linda Windsor always captivates …
Meet Matt Jarreau & Kate Donovan from Becky Wade’s debut novel, , available now from Bethany House
Kate Donovan is burned out on work, worn down by her dating relationships, and in need of an adventure. When her grandmother asks her to accompany her to Redbud, Pennsylvania, to restore the grand old house she grew up in, Kate jumps at the chance.
Upon her arrival in Redbud, Kate meets Matt Jarreau, the man hired to renovate the house. Kate can’t help being attracted to him, drawn by both his good looks and something else she can’t quite put her finger on. He’s clearly wounded–hiding from people, from God, and from his past. Yet Kate sets her stubborn heart on bringing him out of the dark and back into the light… whether he likes it or not.
When the stilted, uncomfortable interactions between Kate and Matt slowly shift into something more, is …
“How could she hope to find her place in a world where she knew she didn’t belong?”
Lilly Joy Hoyt Stewart longs for the Montana prairie but reluctantly finds herself in Paris, a place of beauty and culture that holds no appeal to her. Feeling hemmed in by her mother and step father’s wishes, Lilly meets pilot Rennie Dupree who introduces her to the freedom of flying the skies.
“Rosie longed for the energy, the joie de vivre of Paris to sweep her up, to carry her down the Champs-Elysees, and into a different life.”
Unlike her cousin Lilly, Rosie adores Paris, away from the ever present supervision of her mother, Jinx, and step-father Bennett, a man she cannot forgive. Enamoured with the silver screen and the glamourous lifestyle, Lilly hopes to break loose of her family’s expectations to marry well and find fame and fortune her own way.
Away from their …
Meet Sam Hopkins from Andrew Klavan’s latest YA novel, Crazy Dangerous, available from Thomas Nelson
Sam Hopkins is a good kid who has fallen in with the wrong crowd. Hanging around with car thieves and thugs, Sam knows it’s only a matter of time before he makes one bad decision too many and gets into real trouble.
But one day, Sam sees these thugs harassing an eccentric schoolmate named Jennifer. Finding the courage to face the bullies down, Sam loses a bad set of friends and acquires a very strange new one.
Because Jennifer is not just eccentric. To Sam, she seems downright crazy. She has terrifying hallucinations involving demons, the devil, and death. And here’s the really crazy part: Sam is beginning to suspect that these visions may actually be prophecies-prophecies of something terrible that’s going to happen very soon. Unless he can stop it.
With no one to …
Meet Lexie & Hugh Baltimore from Dineen Miller’s debut novel, The Soul Saver, available from Barbour Publishing.
Meet Lexie Baltimore, who is in the supernatural battle of her life. In obedience to God’s calling, Lexie uses her art and dreams to help others. But will she have enough courage to help herself when she becomes torn between her atheist husband and a godly man?
A widower and a father, Pastor Nate Winslow is drowning in darkness. Will he resist his treacherous assignment to win Lexie’s heart, or give in to the attraction between them?
As events unfold, Lexie becomes entangled in a twisted plot. Can she overcome the evil assailing her, or will she yield to the dark side?
Brief physical description
Lexie Baltimore is about 5’8”, is slim in build, has dirty-blond long curly hair, has hazel brown eyes and is most comfortable in …