The Metropolitan Affair by Jocelyn Green

The Metropolitan Affair by Jocelyn Green Series: On Central Park Book One Publisher: Bethany House Publishers; March 14, 2023 REVIEW BY JOAN HALL This historical fiction novel is set in New York City in late 1925. Dr. Lauren Westlake has always been fascinated by Egyptology and longed to accompany her father on one of his... Continue Reading →

The Last Sin Eater by Francine Rivers

The Last Sin Eater by Francine RiversSeries: a standalonePublisher: Tyndale House Publishers; Media tie-in edition (May 13, 2013) REVIEW BY MAE CLAIR This is a thoroughly immersive story set in the Appalachia of the 1850s. From the spot-on dialect to amazingly vivid descriptions of mist-shrouded mountains, valleys, and the thorny ties that bind a small... Continue Reading →

A Trial Of Innocents by Michael Swiger

A Trial of Innocents by Michael SwigerSeries: Book 1 of 2Publisher: Independent on December 8, 2020 REVIEW BY GWEN M. PLANO A Trial of Innocents by Michael Swiger is a Christian suspense novel involving multiple crimes. The tension is palpable throughout. The “good guys” and “bad guys” stretch across the legal terrain and into the... Continue Reading →

Prophet by Frank Peretti

Prophet: A Novel by Frank Peretti Series: a standalone Publisher: Howard Books on February 14, 2012 REVIEW BY STACI TROILO Prophet is a Christian mystery/suspense novel told from the perspectives of several characters. The titular character is John Barrett Jr., a news anchor whose father's protest causes him embarrassment during the coverage of a political... Continue Reading →

Her Hope Discovered by Cynthia Herron

Her Hope Discovered by Cynthia HerronSeries: Welcome to Ruby, book 1Publisher: Mountain Brook Ink, 2018 REVIEW BY VERA DAY Her Hope Discovered is a contemporary romance set in a small town in the Ozarks. Charla is a big city woman fresh to Ruby, Missouri, and Sam is a handsome carpenter and a widower. Both characters... Continue Reading →

I Am In Here by Creston Mapes

I Am In Here by Creston MapesSeries: a standalonePublisher: Rooftop Press on September 2, 2022 REVIEW BY GWEN M. PLANO I Am In Here by Creston Mapes is a Christian suspense thriller. Riveting and fast-paced, the book dives into themes close to the heart through a family broken by devastating circumstances. The story held my... Continue Reading →

The Undoing of Saint Silvanus by Beth Moore

The Undoing of Saint Silvanus by Beth Moore Series: a standalone Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers on September 20, 2016 REVIEW BY STACI TROILO The Undoing of Saint Silvanus is listed as a Christian woman's fiction novel, but it also falls squarely into the mystery/suspense sub-genre of Christian lit. It is a dual timeline novel. The... Continue Reading →

Pearl in the Sand by Tessa Afshar

Pearl in the Sand by Tessa AfsharSeries: a standalonePublisher: Moody Publishers, 10th Anniversary Edition on October 6, 2020 REVIEW BY MAE CLAIR Despite this being a 10th anniversary release, I was previously unfamiliar with Pearl in the Sand. To say I was mesmerized is an understatement. The story is heartfelt and moving, beautifully portraying the... Continue Reading →

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