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

Shine: Stepping Into the Role You Were Made For by Allison Allen – Book Review

Shine: Stepping Into the Role You Were Made ForShine: Stepping Into the Role You Were Made For by Allison Allen has an expected publication date of September 5th. 2017 by Revell Books (a division of Baker Publishing Group). Allison Allen made a career of being someone else. Formerly a professional actor and now a highly sought-after Bible teacher, she knows a thing or two about playing a role. But, she says, all of us play roles nearly all of the time, and it’s exhausting. We walk into a room, figure out who we’re supposed to be in this context, slip into character, and say the lines we know we should say. We become someone else. Maybe we tell ourselves it’s some version of us, but deep down we know this inauthentic role is not what God wants for our lives–and it’s not what we want either. Continue reading

These Healing Hills by Ann H. Gabhart – Book Review

These Healing HillsThese Healing Hills by Ann H. Gabhart has an expected publication date of September 5th, 2017 by Fleming H. Revell Company and is a historical romance novel. Francine Howard has her life all mapped out until the soldier she planned to marry at WWII’s end writes to tell her he’s in love with a woman in England. Devastated, Francine seeks a fresh start in the Appalachian Mountains, training to be a nurse midwife for the Frontier Nursing Service. Deeply affected by the horrors he witnessed at war, Ben Locke has never thought further ahead than making it home to Kentucky. His future shrouded in as much mist as his beloved mountains, he’s at a loss when it comes to envisioning what’s next for his life. Continue reading