Category Archives: Christian fiction

“The Sea Glass Sisters” by Lisa Wingate – Book Review

The prequel novella which introduces the Carolina Heirlooms series. Elizabeth Gallagher is a 911 operator. Blaming herself for an on-the-job mistake, she has lost confidence in her ability and feels guilty about the outcome of the case. Elizabeth’s guilt is … Continue reading

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“The House on Foster Hill” by Jamie Jo Wright

Blurb: Kaine Prescott is no stranger to death. When her husband died two years ago, her pleas for further investigation into his suspicious death fell on deaf ears. In desperate need of a fresh start, Kaine purchases an old house … Continue reading

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“Delivering the truth” by Edith Maxwell – Book Review

Nominated for the Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel  Blurb from Goodreads: Quaker midwife Rose Carroll hears secrets and keeps con­fi­dences as she attends births of the rich and poor alike in an 1888 Massachusetts mill town. When the town’s … Continue reading

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“The Mistress of Tall Acre” by Laura Frantz

Sometimes you come across a novel on your TBR at JUST the perfect time.  Don’t get me wrong, my favorite genre is mystery/thriller, but sometimes you just want a change. “The mistress of Tall Acre” filled a need for me. … Continue reading

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“Cleansed by fire” by James R. Callan

In my last reading ‘road trip’, I visited a rural, East Texas town.  Pine Tree, Texas boasts myriad churches, many of them Baptist.  There is however one Catholic Church – and it is here that we meet Father Frank DeLuca, … Continue reading

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“A shameful murder” by Cora Harrison

I confess it was the beautiful cover that first piqued my interest in the novel “A Shameful Murder“.  Atmospheric and foreboding in equal measure. A well researched historical mystery set in Cork, Ireland in the early 1920s – just after … Continue reading

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“Family Inheritance” by Terri Ann Leidich

A great cover.  An interesting premise.  A long estranged family has been called to the bedside of their comatose mother.  Because of the family’s dysfunction, they have not communicated for many years.  This could have been a great novel…. but … Continue reading

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“Down by the river” by Lin Stepp

I chose this novel from the offerings of NetGalley because of it’s setting. A few years ago I met a wonderful family through my daughter.  They live in a rural area near Townsend, Tennessee where this novel is set.  Tennessee, … Continue reading

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