Book Recommendation – Beyond the Tides by Liz Johnson

Book Description: When Meg Whitaker’s father decides to sell the family’s lobster-fishing business to her high school nemesis, she sets out to prove she should inherit it instead. Though she’s never had any interest in running the small fleet–or even getting on a boat due to her persistent seasickness–she can’t stand to see Oliver Ross …

Book Recommendation – Uptown Heiress by Lindi Peterson

Book Description: At an after-party for the reality series, Love Atlanta Style, hotel empire heiress Grace Adams has an epiphany. Love isn’t a game and neither is life. It’s time to find a job and prove she doesn’t need Daddy’s money.  Waiter, Justin Walker, is biding his time working for the rich crowd who thinks …

Book Recommendation – Hill Country Redemption by Shannon Taylor Vannatter

Book Description: This cowboy has one more chance to make it right… He already lost her once… Now he’s fighting for her—and their daughter.  When Rance Shepherd takes a job stocking cattle for a local rodeo, he’s shocked that his new client is his ex-sweetheart, Larae Collins. Now he’s determined to prove to the single …

ACFW New Releases: July 2021

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website General Contemporary: Rocky Mountain Restoration by Lisa J. Flickinger — Josephine Thorebourne doesn’t deserve happiness. Not after the mess she’s made. Mid-voyage, on the steamship Jameson, she learns of the tragic loss of her family’s money. Money she stole with the hopes of turning …

Book Recommendation – Remembering the Cowboy by Mandi Blake

Book Description: They have unfinished business. She just can’t remember what it is. Camille Vanderbilt is headed back home to Wyoming with one goal: find her old best friend and give him a piece of her mind for ghosting her six years ago. She won’t let anyone stand in her way… until a deer runs …

Book Recommendation – So You Want A Second Chance by Elizabeth Maddrey

Book Description: A heart attack reunites him with the one who got away. But is he too married to his job to invest in a second chance at love? Joe Robinson made his first million in his twenties and has expanded that in the decades since. Now a billionaire and active in running of all …

Remembering Marion Ueckermann and her books

Dear friends, I’m heartbroken that my dear author friend Marion Ueckermann from South Africa has passed away. I had the pleasure of meeting Marion in person in September 2015 at the ACFW Conference in Dallas, USA. I wasn’t planning on going to that particular conference, but Marion’s joyful enthusiasm and persuasive optimism changed my mind. …

Book Recommendation – Regaining Mercy by Carolyn Miller

Book Description: A mom ready to do anything for her son. A man determined to win the woman he loves. Going on Love at First Glance had seemed like such a good idea. She didn’t care about finding Mr. Right. No, Mindy Murray chose the reality TV show for more mercenary reasons.  A mom’s gotta do what …

Book Recommendation – Joys of Juniper by Valerie Comer

Book Description: A sheltered dance teacher discovers how the less privileged live when she falls for a struggling college dropout trying to gain custody of his half-sisters in this opposites attract romance. Dance and music teacher Ava Santoro has led a sheltered life, and she likes it that way. Now she’s ready for Mr. Right …

Book Recommendation – Hope for Family by Elizabeth Maddrey

Book Description: He needs a wife. She wants to belong. Nobody has to fall in love. For five years, Tommy Russell’s ex-wife has controlled every aspect of his life, using his devotion to their daughter as a hammer. Now, she’s threatening to take him to court to get his partial custody revoked. Jade Clarke didn’t …