New Arrivals - Christian Fiction
"After years in exile, Iddo and his grandson Zechariah follow God's leading home to Jerusalem, where they struggle to rebuild their lives and God's temple--bringing to life the biblical books of Ezra and Nehemiah"-- Provided by publisher.
Treha Langsam is a mysterious young woman who has fallen through the cracks, much like many of the elderly people she works with at Desert Gardens. But Miriam Howars, director of the assisted-living facility, sees her potential.Treha can call those who have slipped into dementia back to a life of clarity, if only temporarily.
"Sarah Beiler grows increasingly concerned about Ashley, her friend who also works at the farmers market. Ashley acts strange, even nervous, when anyone talks about the rash of fires. When Sarah asks her what she knows, Ashley only heightens Sarah's suspicions. But that's not Sarah's only trouble. She remains distracted by Matthew Stoltzfus, who says that God is calling him to leave the Amish community. When he begs her to join him, Sarah's heart is torn in two"--From publisher description.
An Amish widow and mother of six begins receiving mysterious presents and suspects a newcomer to the community is the giver.
What a crooked path God has led Harry on to arrive at this moment! Harry Bentley was a mess. Yet, with a second chance for a better life, his recent marriage, he expects a smooth road ahead. Abruptly, it feels like God is changing the road signs left, ...
Elsie Keim suffers from keratoconus and is slowly going blind, but she doesn't want to let her disease hold her back from a fulfilling life. That is why when a new neighbor, Landon Troyer, shows some interest in her, she doesn't want anything to scare him away...even if it means keeping her condition a secret. But when Landon finds out the truth about Elsie's illness, he is floored. His job is demanding and takes him away from home, sometimes for days at a time. How could he keep up with his responsibilities and take care of Elsie?
Struggling to keep the Brambleville Asylum for the Poor running, Christina Willems turns to reclusive mill owner Levi Jonnson to take in a young blind boy named Tommy Kilgore. When an old adversary challenges Christina, will she find an unlikely ally --or more-- in the aloof Levi? Can Levi reconcile with the rejection that led to his hermit-like existence and open his heart and life to something more, especially a relationship with a loving God?
"When Susanna's heart for the poor and Ben's disillusionment with British rule cross paths in 1763 Massachusetts, the two find themselves bound in a dangerous fight for justice"-- Provided by publisher.
"Adam Colby didn't believe in marriage anymore. After Haley left him, he was convinced that lasting marriage was a fairy tale. He gave up hope of ever experiencing a lasting covenant. But then he found the postcards..."-- Provided by publisher.
The Amish community of Lancaster is being terrorized by barn fires. David and Malinda Beile''s barn was the first to go. The clues are sparse, but Levi, the Beilers' oldest son, happened to be awake in the middle of the night and spotted a white vehicle driving past the house with its lights off. Sarah, David and Malinda's daughter, is in her late teens and old enough to observe her parents' agony. Not only is she afraid, too, and wishing she could protect her parents, she's entranced by the flirtatious Matthew Stoltzfus. He's dating her friend, Rose, but when he tenderly bandages Sarah's hand after she burned it at the barn raising, she wonders who he is really interested in. When a second Amish barn burns for suspicious reasons, the Amish grow more restless. "We're too quiet too much of the time," a group of Amish men tell David Beiler, their minister. Seriously considering police protection, the increasingly tense community questions their traditional nonresistant approach to violence.
A new widow has also lost her only brother, and upon returning to their small hometown of Bloomfield to settle his estate, finds herself in the middle of a long unsolved mystery.
Claudia, the illegitimate granddaughter of Caesar Augustus and wife of Lucius Pontius Pilate, struggles to make the best of her life in troubled Judea and finds peace in the teachings of a mysterious Jewish Rabbi.
A novelization of the feature film in which a successful couple's marriage turns rocky after the husband's arrested as rumors of a Ponzi scheme swirl around them.
Camille Gardner is trapped in the middle when a unique Southern town collides with the 'outside world' and big oil. A talented negotiator, Camille Gardner agrees to take on one last field assignment for her uncle before she settles down to pursue her real passion---working at an art gallery. But she'd rather be anywhere than Samford, Louisiana, the small southern town where she once spent the worst weeks of her life. To fulfill the obligation she feels to her uncle, Camille needs to entice a group of rural landowners to sell their mineral rights---and allow use of their precious water for the drilling of natural gas. Instead, she finds herself drawn to the local folk art created by those same landowners and attracted to Marsh Cameron, the attorney representing the landowners.The charming residents and the traditions of this small community leave Camille conflicted about her family obligations---and her own plans for the future. Perhaps she needs to give Samford a second chance.
"When Chantel's sister falls in love with a sworn enemy in the their 1890s iron-mining community, will Chantel's attempts to aid the couple result in a romance of her own?"--Provided by publisher.
Sparks fly when a free-spirited young woman agrees to be a mail-order bride in order to escape the drudgery of farm life--and gets more than she bargained for.
Lydia Wyse is drawn back to her childhood Amish community through her mother's "promise box," and seeks to leave behind her secular life as a book editor when she meets bachelor Gideon Hooley.
Meredith Stoltzfus struggles to recover from almost losing her baby and to manage without her husband, Luke, while a young man found beaten in a bus station is still unresponsive, despite the prayers of one of his nurses.
Meredith longs to hear the sound of her husband's voice, to know that he arrived safely in Indiana, and to share her big news. Instead of the call she's waiting for, Meredith receives news that tears her heart to shreds and leaves her in a dark pit of despair.
Join Meredith and Luke Stoltzfus, an Amish couple who are faced with the greatest challenge of their young lives. Financial struggles. Arguments. A confirmed pregnancy. A last-minute trip to South Bend, Indiana. A drug addict on the run. A deadly encounter at a Philadelphia bus station. Will their love and faith be enough to bring them back together again, against all odds?
When Tom Bohannon discovers a Third Temple of God hidden under the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, he finds himself caught between faith and politics.
"When Cate Kinkaid receives a frantic call about a triple homicide, she drives to the scene against her better judgment--aren't triple homicides more up the police departments alley?--only to find that the victims are not quite who she expects. Now she has a new rule to add to those shes learned in her short stint as an assistant private investigator: always find out if the victims actually have human DNA. Because these three do not. But who would shoot this nice lady's dolls? What possible reason could the shooter have? And then there's the startling discovery of another victim, who definitely does have human DNA"--From publisher description.
"After a fire destroys Chicago, Mollie is desperate to save her business. With everything at risk--including her heart--can she rise from the rubble?"--Provided by publisher.
Determined to honor her late brother's legacy, Madison strives to win the annual River Sail Regatta despite her fear of water, and receives help and encouragement from Beckett O'Reilly, her swimming instructor.
Two stranded couples find shelter in an inn but find themselves trapped in a game with rules setting up a life-or-death situation.