A Spellbinding Mystery (But Not for the Faint-Hearted!)

You know you’ve discovered an author to watch when her debut novel is captivating, haunting, and truly holds you in frightened suspense from the first page to the last. “The House on Foster Hill”, written by Jaime Jo Wright and published by Bethany House, is just such a debut novel. Written with a spellbinding, dual-time storyline structure and filled with secrets and surprises that will keep you guessing, this story will live on in your imagination long after you’ve reached the final pages. Continue reading

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The Long-Awaited Conclusion to an Unforgettable Series

For me, and I’m sure for many readers, it is always a bittersweet moment when you reach the final pages of a series that has worked its way deep into your heart and imagination. As one of my favorite authors, many of Michael Phillips’ series are very dear to me; but perhaps none quite so much as his latest work entitled “Secrets of the Shetlands”. Published by Bethany House in the summer of 2017, “The Legacy” is the final installment of the Shetland saga, and masterfully closes a narrative that weaves the past and present into a beautiful and unforgettable tale. Continue reading

Take a Vacation to Hope Harbor

Hope Harbor header“Come home to Hope Harbor – Where hearts heal… and love blooms.”

Hope Harbor is the first book I have read by bestselling author Irene Hannon, and I’m so glad to have discovered her. Charmingly, her prose sparkles with both realism and a tiny hint of the extraordinary. From the first pages, the town of Hope Harbor and all its residents tugged me in like a warm embrace. Continue reading

A Heart-Pumping Story of Suspense – With a Foundation of Faith!

Gone Without a Trace imageTitle: Gone Without a Trace

Author: Patricia Bradley

Publishing House/Publication Date: Revell/July, 2015

Genres: Christian Fiction; Romantic Suspense

Time Period: Modern Day

Number of Pages: 336

Series: Book #3 in the ‘Logan Point’ series

You should read this book if… You enjoy stories filled with suspense, heart-pumping action, mystery, and a little romance, too. Added to this exciting mixture is the underlying structure of Christian faith, meaning that if this book were a movie, it would not be rated R! Also, if readers have enjoyed the previous two Logan Point 1&2books in the series, this story will provide an enjoyable visit with numerous recurring characters (although it does not seem necessary to read the books in order). Continue reading