Reviews of Sweet Olive, Harriet Beamer Strikes Gold, and Beneath the Dover Sky, plus a full list of Christian Fiction titles from the August 2013 issue.
The motto of CF publishers this season seems to be “all series, all the time.” Do you have readers who enjoy character-driven stories, even pacing, and a little bit of humor in a small-town setting? If your patrons like such authors as Elizabeth Bevarly and Ann Ross, then bonnet fiction will be right up their alley.
Bates, Erin. Her Amish Man. Gallery: S. & S. ISBN 9781451662092. pap. $15; eISBN 9781451662108. A young woman on the run rediscovers her Amish maternal roots and finds love. Bates blends romance and suspense in this fresh take on an overcrowded genre. (LJ 11/15/12) Byrd, Sandra. The Secret Keeper: A Novel of Kateryn Parr. Howard [...]