Justice Betrayed: Memphis Cold Case #3 by Patricia Bradley – Review

Justice Betrayed (Memphis Cold Case #3)Justice Betrayed: Memphis Cold Case #3 by Patricia Bradley was published on June 5th.  2018 by Fleming H. Revell Company. It’s Elvis Week in Memphis, and homicide Detective Rachel Sloan isn’t sure her day could get any stranger when aging Elvis impersonator Vic Vegas asks to see her. But when he produces a photo of her murdered mother with four Elvis impersonators–one of whom had also been murdered soon after the photo was taken–she’s forced to reevaluate. Is there some connection between the two unsolved cases? And could the recent break-in at Vic’s home be tied to his obsession with finding his friend’s killer? Continue reading

A Borrowed Dream: Cimarron Creek Trilogy #2 by Amanda Cabot – Review

A Borrowed Dream (Cimarron Creek Trilogy #2)

A Borrowed Dream: Cimarron Creek Trilogy #2 by Amanda Cabot has an expected publication date of March 20th, 2018 by Fleming H. Revell Company and is a historical romance. Synopsis: Catherine Whitfield is sure that she will never again be able to trust anyone in the medical profession after the town doctor’s excessive bleeding treatments killed her mother. Despite her loneliness and her broken heart, she carries bravely on as Cimarron Creek’s dutiful schoolteacher, resigned to a life without love or family, a life where dreams rarely come true. Continue reading

Coldwater by Samuel Parker – Review

ColdwaterColdwater by Samuel Parker was published January 2nd 2018 by Fleming H. Revell Company and is a suspense novel. Having forfeited his youth to the state prison system, Michael moved back to the only home he’d ever known. An empty shell of a man who now lived–if it could be called living–in the still vacant house of his parents in a town with one stoplight. A town that hated him. Had always hated him. And was ready to pick up where the prison system had let off.

Now he’s on the run from men who’ve tried to kill him once; but Michael is more than an ex-con. A powerful, sinister force creeps inside him, threatening and destructive. Who–and what–it will destroy next is the only real question. From the bold voice that brought readers down Purgatory Road comes a new pulse-pounding, spine-rattling tale of vengeance and justice that will have them up all night.  Continue reading

The Lacemaker by Laura Frantz – Review

The LacemakerThe Lacemaker by Laura Frantz has an expected publication date of January 2nd, 2018 by Revell Books and is a historical romance novel. Synopsis: When colonial Williamsburg explodes like a powder keg on the eve of the American Revolution, Lady Elisabeth “Liberty” Lawson is abandoned by her fiance and suspected of being a spy for the hated British. No one comes to her aid save the Patriot Noble Rynallt, a man with formidable enemies of his own. Liberty is left with a terrible choice. Will the Virginia belle turned lacemaker side with the radical revolutionaries, or stay true to her English roots? And at what cost?
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Oath of Honor: Blue Justice #1 by Lynette Eason – Review

Oath of Honor (Blue Justice #1)Oath of Honor: Blue Justice #1 by Lynette Eason has an expected publication date of January 2nd, 2018 by Fleming H. Revell Company and is a Christian fiction mystery novel. Synopsis: Police officer Isabelle St. John loves her crazy, loud, law-enforcement family. With three brothers and two sisters, she’s never without someone to hang out with–or fight with. And she knows they’ll be there for her when things get tough. Like when her partner is murdered and she barely escapes with her own life.
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Vanishing Point: Nikki Boyd Files Book #4 by Lisa Harris – Review

Vanishing Point (Nikki Boyd Files #4)Vanishing Point: Nikki Boyd Files Book #4 by Lisa Harris has a publication date of November 7th, 2017 by Fleming H Revell Company and is a romantic suspense novel. Synopsis: During Garrett Addison’s first week on the job as a criminal investigator for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, his team is called out to a murder scene of a young girl. She’s the third victim in a string of disappearances with one thing in common–a Polaroid photo of each victim left behind at the crime scene. Continue reading

Lady Jayne Disappears by Joanna Davidson Politano – Review

Lady Jayne DisappearsLady Jayne Disappears by Joanna Davidson Politano was published on October 3rd, 2017 by Fleming H. Revell Company and is a historical fiction novel. Synopsis: When Aurelie Harcourt’s father dies in debtor’s prison, he leaves her just two things: his wealthy family, whom she has never met, and his famous pen name, Nathaniel Droll. Her new family greets her with apathy and even resentment. Only the quiet houseguest, Silas Rotherham, welcomes her company. Continue reading

Dangerous Illusions: Code of Honor Book #1 by Irene Hannon – Review

Dangerous Illusions (Code of Honor #1)Dangerous Illusions: Code of Honor Book #1 by Irene Hannon was published on October 3rd, 2017 by Fleming H. Revell Company and is a romantic suspense novel. Synopsis: Trish Bailey is on overload trying to deal with a demanding job, an ailing mother, and a healing heart. When a series of unsettling memory lapses leads to a tragic death–and puts Trish under police scrutiny–her world is once again thrown into turmoil.
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Hurt Road: The Music, the Memories, and the Miles Between by Mark Lee, Mac Powell – Review

Hurt Road: The Music, the Memories, and the Miles BetweenHurt Road: The Music, the Memories, and the Miles Between by Mark Lee and Mac Powell was published on September 5th, 2017 by Fleming H. Revell Company. Third Day guitarist Mark Lee is no stranger to heartache and hopes deferred; the road to success is never traveled without missteps along the way. Life is messy and uncertain and full of surprises. And one of the best things he’s ever done is let go of his expectations about how life should be in order to embrace life as it is a moment-by-moment walk with God. Continue reading

Spiritual Wisdom for a Happier Life: How Your 8 Key Emotions Can Work for You by Mark W. Baker – Review

Spiritual Wisdom for a Happier Life: How Your 8 Key Emotions Can Work for YouSpiritual Wisdom for a Happier Life: How Your 8 Key Emotions Can Work for You by Mark W. Baker has an expected publication date of October 3rd, 2017 by Fleming H. Revell Company. There are eight basic human emotions that all people experience–hurt, guilt/shame, anger, anxiety, sorrow, fear, happiness, and love. We might believe we make sense of our lives by thinking through our experiences, but neuroscience shows that the part of our brains that processes emotions is many times faster than the part where logic and reason hold sway. It’s the way God created us, but if we do not develop wisdom for handling our feelings, we may find that our emotions continue to get the best of us. Continue reading