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Friday, February 26, 2010

Spring Value Fiction

I had the opportunity to read two books by WaterBrook Multonomah publishers in order to review them. I was so excited for some good fiction books because I have been reading alot of nonfiction books lately and it can get a bit exhausting.

The first book I read was Faithful Heart by Al Lacy. Now, I usually read fiction by female authors. I have no clue why, but I do. I really enjoyed the plot of Faithful Heart, which dealt with how a woman and her family dealt with her husband's worsening mental illness. Very intriguing.

The second book I read was Yesterday's Promise by Linda Lee Chaikin. I was a little skeptical about this book, just because I hadn't read something by this author but was quickly surprised at how suspensful and well written the book was. I'm not easy to stump when it comes to plot lines and mysteries, but she really had me wondering in this book set in England and South Africa and centered around a family diamond industry, murder, and love! I'd really recommend this one to people!

Here's a list and description of these value (read..inexpensive!) books that you can buy HERE.

"Value Fiction For Your Spring Break"

"Colorado Springs, CO— Fiction lovers don’t need to budget to travel this spring break with Waterbrook Multnomah Publishing Group’s six full-length novels by beloved Christian authors (WaterBrook, February 16, 2010). At the low cost of only $5.99, these well-read “get-aways” provide quality entertainment at a price that any reader can afford.

Full-length novels offered include:

Secrets

by Robin Jones Gunn - Jessica has moved to a new town to start a new life. But a friendly fire-fighter and a suspicious boss both want to know what she’s hiding.

Beneath a Southern Sky

by Deborah Raney – Daria Camfield is expecting her first child when her husband Nate is reported dead on the m field. Devastated, she returns to the States and soon marries again. But two years later Nate is found alive in the jungle. How can Daria possibly choose between he two men who love her?

The Golden Cross

by Angela Elwell Hunt – Aidan O’Connor may be a poor barmaid but she’s also a gifted artists. When a famous cartographer takes her on as a student, Aidan is swept into an adventure that will bring her back to her heavenly Father, and into marriage with the love of her life.

Deep Harbor

by Lisa Tawn Bergren – Tora, Elsa, Kaatje, and Karl face trouble, tragedy, and treachery across the Wast, Hawaii, Japan, and the high seas. These four immigrants from Bergen, Norway, each grow closer to God and learn afresh the value of faith, family, and coming alongside each other in times of need.

Faithful Heart

by Al and Joanna Lacy – The adventures of certified medical nurse and dedicated Christian Breanna Baylor continue as she travels by wagon train to visit her sister, Dottie, in California. Little does she know that her most dangerous encounter might be with Jerrod, her brother-in-law, who’s suffering from dementia caused by combat fatigue.

Yesterday’s Promise

by Linda Lee Chaikin – Rogan Chantry faces danger from tribesmen, ruthless politicians, and his own family as he searches for gold in South Africa. In England, his beloved Evy is injured by a mysterious assailant. The greed and intrigue surrounding the diamond mines could very well drive them irrevocably apart."

These books were provided for review by WaterBrook Multnomah.

Also, if you are interested in WaterBrook Multnomah's Blogging for Books program, check it out HERE.

1 comment:

Anne said...

Thanks for sharing -- I'm always on the prowl for new books to read!