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Helping the Suffering by James and Jennie Muldoon

 blurb: Seeing someone you love hurting, and feeling like you can do nothing to help, is hard. We are so nervous about making their suffering worse that we are paralysed into doing nothing. James and Jennie Muldoon are familiar with suffering. They tell their story here, explain how they were supported and comforted by their brothers and sisters in Christ, and give ideas for where to start when we are helping those in pain. And here's a little excerpt from the moment Elly was born, all of us waiting anxiously to see how her spina bifida would affect her... At 10:59am, our baby girl was born.  We’d already decided to call her Elyania, roughly the Hebrew for “God has answered”.  And, just as we’d prayed, she came out kicking and screaming.  There was a thin layer of skin over her lesion, giving some protection to the neural tissue which was exposed there.  The staff weighed her, wrapped her up, and handed her to us. It was a jubilant but surreal moment.  All that waiting, all those s

Patriot's Courage by Penelope Marzec

PATRIOT’S COURAGE   Blurb: Ryan McGowan vows to kill every Indian in Ohio territory in retaliation for his brother’s death. At the Battle of Fallen Timbers, he breaks his ribs and finds a white woman sobbing over a dead warrior. When the captain assigns him to teach the woman English, he resents the task, but the woman melts his vengeance away. He begins to understand the way to peace is forgiveness. Then he learns the woman carries the child of her Indian husband in her womb.   M à xkchul ë ns, a white woman adopted by the Lenape at the age of four, is confined at the fort and longs to return to her people. Though Ryan leads her to recall part of the faith her biological parents held dear, she struggles to understand it and the power of grace.   Can she rely on that grace in desperate times? And will faith protect her unborn child as well?    Excerpt: Màxkchulëns, also known as Red Bird, stopped grinding corn and listened. Her proud husband, Running Beaver, felt

The Rebel Princess by Katie Clark

  BLURB   A traitor. A future king. A doomed love story. Merry Stern has never been a spy, but when she’s offered asylum in exchange for her help uncovering remaining rebel bands, she accepts in hopes of freeing her father. Working with the royals is no easy feat, as Prince Gregory Hamilton considers her untrustworthy and duplicitous. As she and the prince navigate their uncomfortable relationship, Merry is introduced to questions she did not know she possessed; questions of light and darkness, good and evil. Princess Roanna is finally engaged to Prince Benjamin of Lox, only the marriage seems stalled and she cannot determine at whose hand. The Dawsons won’t let her out of their sight, Chester’s Wake is focusing all efforts on finding their lost princess, and Lox refuses to acknowledge her position entirely. Truth and lies are brought to light as those who seek to control and destroy are finally uncovered in The Rebel Princess.   EXCEPRT   Chapter 1 A

Courting Country by LoRee Peery

  Courting Country Blurb:   Taggart Bauman has secretly loved Kylie Gordon since they were young, but she married his best friend. When Kylie is widowed, Taggart promises to take care of her. And even though he could be free to profess his love, he chooses to keep his feelings a secret. If Kylie knew that he'd failed to save her husband, she'd never forgive him. He knows, because he can't forgive himself. After being alone for so long, Kylie believes an online dating service is her last chance at finding love. But she continually finds herself in "situationships" that require Taggart to rescue her.   When at last she reconnects with Eldon Wenz, an old friend from their college years, she thinks perhaps this is finally her second chance at love...but just in case, she asks Taggart to accompany her when she travels to Eldon's ranch.   But sometimes things are not what they seem, and when one more situationship crops up, Taggart vents his resentment

Following the Sparrows by Karen Malley

  Kathryn Baker is trying to escape her past... After the tragic death of her husband, Kathryn throws herself into her scientific career. She hopes to right the wrongs of her past before they catch up to her. But when she runs into a handsome stranger, she discovers that he just might hold the key to her future. Adam Harrison is tired of running from his past ... After losing everything he worked for in life, Adam is finally ready to follow the path God has for him. When a series of chance meetings brings him to Kathryn, he considers the possibility of loving again. But Kathryn is still on the run from God and from her past. Can Adam convince Kathryn to stop running and trust him with her secrets, or will her fear make it impossible for them to have a future together? Extract: The smell of burnt coffee intruded into Kathryn’s thoughts. She crossed the room and poured herself a cup. The frozen pizza she’d eaten earlier twisted around inside her. She gulped the coffee to try to s

Mistletoe and Murder - a Christian Suspense Collection

 releases on Oct 6th MISTLETOE AND MURDER: A Christmas Suspense Collection BACK JACKET COPY: Silent Night, Deadly Night. Welcome to a Killer Christmas! Danger and suspense await you this Christmas season in Mistletoe and Murder: A Christmas Suspense Collection featuring 10 individual novellas of suspense from some of today’s most talented Christian Suspense authors. Come with us on a heart-racing journey through the holidays as USA Today, Christian Booksellers Association, and ECPA Bestselling authors Mary Alford, Adam Blumer, Liz Bradford, Vicki Hinze, Shaen Layle, Loree Lough, Nancy Mehl, Cara Putman, Lynn Shannon, and Virginia Vaughan, weave tales of suspense that will have you flipping pages well into the new year.   INCLUDED IN THE COLLECTION, “The Confession of John Doe” by Loree Lough   Life is good for Iain O’Cle ry … until it isn’t …   A rare condition brought Iain O’Clery into the world with no fingerprints, making him a valuable asset to Floyd Parker, own

Charlotte Masterson gets a life by Carol Raj

  Blurb:   High school sophomore Charlotte Masterson isn't smart enough to be a nerd, musical enough to be a band geek, or pretty enough to be popular. But when the handsome quarterback unexpectedly asks her out, she becomes part of the in crowd. It's every girl's dream come true. Too bad she still has to depend on good old Rodney, teachers' pet, for rides. Too bad her mother is so unreasonably strict. A ten PM curfew? Just because she lied? It's not fair. But maybe there's more to other people than Charlotte realizes. And maybe she doesn't even know everything about herself. When Charlotte Masterson gets a life, life gets interesting. Excerpt   “It’s your own fault, Charlotte.” Mom’s digging wet clothes out of the washing machine. My fault? How can she possibly think that? Mom continues. “We had simple rules, and you didn’t follow them. You not only didn’t follow them; you lied to us. That’s what I hate most of all. The lying. How can I ever trust you