Category Archives: Christian fiction

“Delivering the truth” by Edith Maxwell

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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