Friday, December 30, 2022

HHH December 2022 Book Day





The Quilting Circle (Book 5)

A Sweet Historical Romance Series

By Mary Davis

Will Cordelia abandon her calling for love? Cordelia wants to escape the social norms for her society station. Unless she can maneuver her father into relinquishing her trust fund, she might have to concede defeat—as well as her freedom—and marry. Every time Lamar finds a fascinating lady, her heart belongs to another. When a vapid socialite is presented as a prospective bride, he contemplates flying off in his hot air balloon instead. Is Lamar the one to finally break the determination of Cordelia’s parents to marry her off? Or will this charming bachelor fly away with her heart?




By Debbie Lynne Costello

A broken heart, controlling father, and intrusive Scot leave Charlotte reeling. Accused of stealing an heirloom pin, she must choose between an unwanted marriage and the ruin of her family name. With her and her sister’s futures at stake, Charlotte must navigate through injustice to find forgiveness and true happiness. Eager to find the traitor who caused the death of his brother, Duncan comes to America attempting to fit into Charleston society. But when the headstrong Charlotte catches his eye, Duncan acquires a second mission—winning the lass's hand. After several spurnings, he uses unconventional ways of winning her heart.




By Terrie Todd

Orphaned and adopted as a toddler in 1922, Lilly Sampson pursues a nursing career in hopes that it will redeem the shameful crime of arson she committed as a child. When her self-sabotaging choices only build the ash heap higher, will she find the love she desperately seeks? In 2019, while unraveling a mysterious link in her ancestry, thirty-six-year-old Diana DeWitt is at a crossroads as she tries to help a teenager in crisis. Will the truth she uncovers about her grandmother, Lilly, inspire her to let go of her fear and rise to the occasion?




Runaway Brides of The West Book 19

By Kimberly Grist

A semi-retired bootlegger and a beleaguered sheriff- because no good story ever started with cookies and milk. She’s shaking off the dust of her well-worn boots and hoping for a transformation. Bethel is tired of peddling her Daddy’s “Special Sauce” and being run out of town by every sheriff east of the Mississippi. So it’s time to head west. She just needs to sell a few more bottles to help fund her trip. After all, who wants to meet their new husband looking like a gypsy? If only she could shake off that irritating detective waiting at the stage stop.




By Mary Dodge Allen

2022 Christian Indie Award Winner, First Place – Mystery Suspense

2022 Angel Award Winner – Mystery Suspense

While Roxy Silva is working her hometown mail route, a sinkhole opens up and uncovers the car used in her husband’s murder. Determined to solve the cold hit and run case, Roxy turns amateur sleuth, using her amazing photographic memory. Her relationship with handsome detective Kyle grows close as they uncover shocking secrets. When the killer takes Roxy captive, she must use her wits to survive.




By Johnnie Alexander

A Cryptographer Uncovers a Japanese Spy Ring

FBI cryptographer Eloise Marshall is grieving the death of her brother, who died during the attack on Pearl Harbor, when she is assigned to investigate a seemingly innocent letter about dolls. Agent Phillip Clayton is ready to enlist and head oversees when asked to work one more FBI job. A case of coded defense coordinates related to dolls should be easy, but not so when the Japanese Consulate gets involved, hearts get entangled, and Phillip goes missing. Can Eloise risk loving and losing again?




By Suzanne Norquist

1848, Seneca Falls, New York

Confined by her era, a suffragette must choose between her freedom and her heart. Anna Carlson would be a lawyer if she hadn’t been born a woman. Society expects her to marry, but only a fool would give up her identity to a man. Inventor, Isaac Jennings, lives for his research. He’s learned the hard way to stay clear of women. Isaac and Anna form an unlikely alliance to file his patent application. Will he win a patent on her heart in the process? THIS E-BOOK/AUDIOBOOK IS FREE TO ANYONE WHO SIGNS UP FOR MY NEWSLETTER.



By Amber Schamel Lemus

Through the ages, men have told many stories about Mary, Joseph, and the birth of the Messiah. Stories of shepherds and sheep, kings, angels, and stables. But one story no one has ever told. One story hidden in the fabric of time. The story of The Swaddling Clothes. Mentioned not once, but several times in the Scriptural text, what is the significance of these special cloths? And how did they make their way into a stable in Bethlehem? Find out in what reviewers call an "intriguing...thought provoking... fresh twist on an age old story."




By Donna Schlachter

A community care center, a calico cat, and Christmas—can a single middle-aged woman bring a town together in time to celebrate the King’s birthday? Can a widowed father find a reason to join in? And can the pair see God at work in their lives?




A Time-Slip Novel

By Kathleen E. Kovach, et al.

A secret. A key. Much was buried on the Titanic, but now it's time for resurrection. Follow two intertwining stories a century apart. 1912 - Matriarch Olive Stanford protects a secret after boarding the Titanic that must go to her grave. 2012 - Portland real estate agent Ember Keaton-Jones receives the key that will unlock the mystery of her past... and her distrusting heart. Review: “I told my wife to move this book to the top of her reading list... This titanic story is more interesting than the one told in the Titanic movie... She will absolutely love it.”




By Michelle Shocklee

1961. After a longtime resident at Nashville’s Maxwell House Hotel suffers a stroke, Audrey is tasked with cleaning out the reclusive woman’s room. She discovers an elaborate scrapbook filled with memorabilia from the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. Love notes on the backs of unmailed postcards inside capture Audrey’s imagination with hints of a forbidden romance . . . and troubling revelations about the disappearance of young women at the exposition. Audrey enlists the help of a handsome hotel guest as she tracks down clues and information about the mysterious “Peaches” and her regrets over one fateful day, nearly sixty-five years earlier.




By Naomi Musch

Métis hunter Bemidii Marchal’s thoughts of courting a maiden at the Great Rendezvous are cut short when he kills an important merchant’s son in self-defense and flees to an island fort on Lake Superior. There he encounters Camilla Bonnet, a French-Canadian beauty reeling from recent tragedy. Left alone and carrying burdens of her own, she fears Bemidii but is forced to trust him. Their uneasy friendship soon leads to stronger feelings. But as the hunter becomes the hunted and Bemidii’s secret is exposed, will the fallout turn Camilla’s heart away—and demand his life?




By Linda Shenton Matchett

Will a world at war destroy a second chance at love? Estelle Johnson promised to wait for Aubry DeLuca, but then she receives word of his debilitating injuries. Does she have the strength to stand by him in his hour of need? Aubry DeLuca storms the beaches at Normandy, then wakes up in the hospital, his eyes bandaged. Will he regain his sight? Will the only woman he’s ever loved welcome him home or is he destined to go through life blind and alone?




By Catherine Ulrich Brakefield

New Yorker Ruth Jessup and Amish-bred Joshua Stutzman lived in different worlds; their lives collided into catastrophic proportions battling wits against a psychopath and The New World Order... Fleeing for her life and suffering from amnesia, Ruth finds herself in an hourglass of yesteryear. Can Joshua’s Amish ways help them survive these final three-and-one-half years? “An amazing well-written read. You are a warrior for the Word! I never read a book like this… An exciting page-turner! You most definitely glorify our Father in Heaven. The scripture is wonderful. I want to dig deeper.” Patsy Reiter




By Martha Rogers

Popular recording artist Kendra Banning returns home for her sister Jenny’s wedding and, as maid of honor, has to work with the groom’s brother and her high school crush, Jason Scott. In order to keep her sister’s wedding the most important event, Kendra keeps a secret about the trouble she’s having with her voice. Jason Scott, now a doctor, and his medical instincts tell him Kendra has a voice problem. They discover those old feelings are still buried deep, but Kendra’s voice problems may now be the wedge to keep them apart or the catalyst to draw them together.




By Janalyn Voigt

Bry has no choice but to trust her wagon train's half-Cheyenne trail guide with her life. Can she also trust him with her heart? Based on actual historical events during a time of unrest in America, Cheyenne Sunrise explores faith, love, and courage in the wild west. Available in audio, print, and ebook.




By Martha Hutchens

Free for newsletter subscription at BookFunnel. After saving for years, Dot Finley's brother finally paid a down payment for his own land—only to be drafted into World War II. Now she must ensure that he doesn't lose his dream while fighting for everyone else's. Nate Armstrong has all the land he can manage while being a single dad to his four-year-old daughter. Still, he can't watch the Finley family lose their dream. Especially after he learns that the banker's nephew has arranged to have their loan called. Necessity forces them to work together. Can love grow along with crops?

1 comment:

  1. Wow! There are so many great stories here! Congratulations to all of you, and it's obvious 2022 has been productive. May you all move into 2023 with ideas brimming in your brain and words flowing through your fingers. I appreciate your monthly contributions to the blog and hope many more subscribers come along!!