5 New Releases you’ll want to check out

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Here are 5 New Releases in Christian Fiction that you’ll want to check out!

The following books were released in September and October of 2016

#1 A Time to Rise: #3 in the Out of Time series by Nadine Brandes

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Release Date: October 14th, 2016

Synopsis:

What more can you sacrifice than your life?

Parvin Blackwater is dead.

At least that’s what the Council—and the world—thinks. But her sacrifice tore down part of the Wall long enough to stir up hope and rebellion in the people. Now she will rise again. Strong, free, and fearless.

Parvin and Solomon must uncover the mysterious clues that Jude left behind in order to destroy the projected Wall once and for all. Meanwhile, the Council schemes to new levels of technology in its attempts to keep the people contained. Can a one-handed Radical and a scarred ex-Enforcer really bring shalom to the world?

I’ve read her first two books,  (and an ARC for A time to Rise). Brandes is a wonderful, talented Christian Spec author. I highly recommend her and ALL the books in the series.

Check it out in Ebook and Paperback form:

Amazon

#2. Aboard Providence: #4 in the Uncharted series by Keely Brooke Keith

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Release Date: October 18th, 2016

Synopsis: 

Jonah Ashton is determined to finish medical school before rumors of Southern rebellion erupt into all-out war. Despite accusations of wrongdoing that threaten his career, when he learns his father plans to join a group of families who are sailing away from America to form a new settlement, he travels to Virginia to say goodbye. However, an accident forces Jonah to accompany them to serve as the ship’s physician. He boards the Providence with the plan to escort his family to their new settlement in South America and then return to Pennsylvania to clear his name. What he doesn’t count on is getting lost at sea… and Marian Foster. When Jonah makes a startling discovery it changes everything, but will it change his heart?

I recently finished the first book in the series, and #4 is actually a prequel which explains a lot. The first book in the series is well written and I am looking forward to moving through the series to get to Aboard Providence.

Check it out in Ebook and Paperback form:

Amazon

#3: Can’t help Falling: by Kara Isaac

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Release Date: October 11th, 2016

Synopsis: 

A funny, heartfelt romance about how an antique shop, a wardrobe, and a mysterious tea cup bring two C.S. Lewis fans together in a snowy and picturesque Oxford, England.

Emelia Mason has spent her career finding the dirt on the rich and famous. But deep down past this fearless tabloid-reporter façade, there’s a nerdy Narnia-obsessed girl who still can’t resist climbing into wardrobes to check for the magical land on the other side. When a story she writes produces tragic results, she flees to Oxford, England—home to C.S. Lewis—to try and make amends for the damage she has caused.

Peter Carlisle was on his way to become one of Great Britain’s best rowers—until he injured his shoulder and lost his chance at glory. He’s determined to fight his way back to the top even if it means risking permanent disability to do so. It’s the only way he can find his way past failing the one person who never stopped believing in his Olympic dream.

When Peter and Emelia cross paths on her first night in Oxford, the attraction is instant and they find common ground in their shared love of Narnia. But can the lessons from a fantasyland be enough to hold them together when secrets of the real world threaten to tear them apart? Cobblestone streets, an aristocratic estate, and an antique shop with curious a wardrobe bring the world of Narnia to life in Kara Isaac’s inspiring and romantic story about second chances.

Isaac’s debut novel Close to You was absolutely wonderful and hilarious. I highly recommend her as an author to check out.

Check it out in Ebook and Paperback form:

Amazon

#4:  A Harmony for Steve: #4 in the song of Suspense Series by Hallee Bridgeman

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Release date: September 27th, 2016

Synopsis:

HARMONY and STEVE draw closer and spiritual war wages when heaven meets hell.

Christian contemporary singing sensation, daughter of Christian radio and media family counselor icons, HARMONY HARPER, has spent her entire life serving God. From teen sensation to celebrated adult Christian contemporary music artist, she regularly plays sold-out concerts everywhere she goes. Nearing thirty, and nearing burnout, Harmony heads to her mountain cabin hideaway to commune with Christ and compose some new music.

Hard rocker STEVE SLAYER faces an ultimatum: keep rocking life the hard way and watch his organs fail due to addictions, or, sober up – for real this time – and live. Hiding out in the mountains of Oregon, he spends weeks detoxing. Finally strong enough to venture into town, he comes face to face with Harmony. Over the next several weeks, the two become unlikely friends as Steve learns to love and trust God, and mutual attraction surprises them both.

Once news of their budding romance reaches the world, no one is happy. Not her people – not his people. Then letters written in blood start arriving. An attack on a concert threatens more than just their lives. Harmony and Steve realize the threats might just be real.

Can Harmony and Steve discover who wants to destroy them, or will the enemy bring their house down in a dissonance that strikes at their very souls?

Bridgeman is one of my favorite authors, and after just beginning this series within the last few months, I’m excited to continue reading through this Song of Suspense series. Wonderful romance and suspense with an element of faith woven in.

Check it out in Ebook and Paperback form:

Amazon

#5 Keep Holding On: A Contemporary Christian Romance (Walker Family Book 3): By Melissa Tag

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Release Date: September 22, 2016

Synopsis: 

Beckett Walker hasn’t stepped foot in Maple Valley in years. There’s no getting past the painful memories, and there’s every chance he’ll be arrested as soon as he shows his face. Which is exactly what happens when he finally returns. Suddenly his dream of adventure as a military lawyer comes skidding to a halt.

Horticulturist Kit Danby has spent too much time missing home and her childhood best friend—Beckett Walker. Now she might have a shot at reclaiming both. After years of living abroad, she returns to run her family’s apple orchard. She has one season to turn a profit and impress the father she barely knows. But she can’t do it alone.

It should be simple: Beckett needs community service hours. Kit needs a helping hand. But there’s more at stake than either of them planned. With a tangled past and futures that look nothing alike, they’ll have to find a way to weather the storms of the present . . . or risk losing everything.

The first book in this series, Three Little Words, was delightfully sweet and romantic. I’m looking forward to checking out the other books in this series by Melissa Tagg.

Check it out in Ebook and Paperback form:

Amazon

What new Releases have you seen that you are looking forward to? Let me know in the comments, I’m always looking for more books to read 🙂

 

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