Happy Friday, all! I’m happy to announce a great promotion Amazon.com is currently running on spiritual and religious e-books. Today through Sunday (May 5th), take a moment to browse these great deals.
A few great fiction options include:
From the creators of Fireproof comes an inspiring new story about everyday heroes longing to make a lifelong impact on their children. As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, and their partners willingly stand up to the worst the world can offer. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly prepared to tackle: fatherhood.
When tragedy hits home, these men are left wrestling with their hopes, their fears, their faith, and their fathering. Can a newfound urgency help these dads draw closer to God . . . and to their children?
“Strong, vulnerable characters deliver a strong moral message wrapped in an action-packed story of realism that grabs the reader and doesn’t let go.” NORTHWEST BOOK REVIEWER
After her brother dies in a trauma room, nurse Claire Avery can no longer face the ER. But her plans fall apart when she’s called to offer stress counseling for medical staff after a heartbreaking day-care center explosion. Worse, she’s forced back to the ER, where she clashes with Logan Caldwell, a doctor who believes touchy-feely counseling is a waste of time. He demands his staff be as tough as he is. Yet he finds himself drawn to this nurse-educator . . . who just might teach him the true meaning of healing.
Critical Care received acclaim and was named one of the “Must-Read Books for Nurses in 2012” by the LVN to RN website (LVNtoRN.net).
When donations run out, Dessa Caldwell’s dream to open a refuge for former prostitutes seems hopeless. Her last hope hinges on a loan from the owner of Hawkins National Bank.
But Henry Hawkins has a secret: though he owns the most successful bank in town, his initial capital came from three successful raids on Wells Fargo coaches.
Though he’s certain her proposal is a bad investment, Henry is drawn to Dessa’s passion. But that same passion drives her to make rash decisions about Pierson House . . . and about whom she can trust. As the walls around their hearts begin to crumble, Henry and Dessa must choose between their plans and God’s, between safety and love.
“Once again, Lang scores big with a well-researched tale that provides an inside look at the seedy side of Denver in the 1880s . . . reminds the reader that our patience is developed when our faith is tested.” ROMANTIC TIMES, 4-STAR REVIEW
Dorothy Lynn Dunbar has everything she ever wanted: her family, her church, and plans to marry the young pastor who took over her late father’s pulpit . . . and yet she longs for something more.
Spending a few days in St. Louis with her sister’s family, Dorothy Lynn discovers a whole new way of life—movies, music, dancing; daring fashions and fancy cars. And a dynamic, charismatic evangelist . . . who just happens to be a woman. When Dorothy Lynn is offered a chance to join Aimee Semple McPherson’s crusade team, she finds herself confronted with temptations she never dreamed of. Can Dorothy Lynn embrace all the Roaring Twenties has to offer without losing herself in the process?
“Pittman skillfully paints the complete picture of this bold female character who is willing to take risks in order to discover the life that she truly is meant to live. Readers of inspirational fiction will be stirred as this story of longing unfolds, revealing testimony to true contentment.” BOOKLIST
Nick Noble hadn’t planned on being the prodigal son. But when his father dies and leaves half of Silver Buckle—the Noble family ranch—to Nick’s former best friend, he must return home to face his mistakes and guarantee that the Silver Buckle stays in the Noble family. Award-winning journalist Piper Sullivan believes Nick framed her brother for murder, and she’s determined to find justice. But following Nick to the Silver Buckle and posing as a ranch cook proves more challenging than she thought. So does resisting his charming smile. As Nick seeks to overturn his father’s will—and Piper digs for answers—family secrets surface that send Nick’s life into a tailspin. But there’s someone who’s out to take the Silver Buckle from the Noble family, and he’ll stop at nothing—not even murder—to make it happen.
“Sheer romance in the Christian fiction genre, RECLAIMING NICK is a fun story with lots of twists.” AUDIOFILE
“He’s a gambler at best. A con artist at worst,” her aunt had said of the handlebar-mustached man who snatched Ella Wallace away from her dreams. Eighteen years later, that man has disappeared, leaving Ella alone and struggling to support her three sons. While the world is embroiled in World War I, Ella fights her own personal battle to keep her family’s mystical Florida land from the hands of an unscrupulous banker. When a mysterious man arrives at Ella’s door in an unconventional way, he convinces her he can help her avoid foreclosure, and a tenuous trust begins. But as the fight for Ella’s land intensifies, it becomes evident that things are not as they appear. Hypocrisy and murder soon shake the coastal town of Apalachicola and jeopardize Ella’s family.
“Morris has crafted a magical and mesmerizing page-turner rooted in hardscrabble Florida during WWI, based in part on a true family story. . . . Book clubs should devour this rich, carefully observed mix of characters, time, and place.” PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
Let us know what you think of any of the aforementioned novels, and here’s hoping you’ve just discovered a new favorite! Have a great weekend, all!