Though conflict is tamped down, tension reigns at the start of the American Revolution in British-held Mobile, Alabama. Lyse finds herself falling for a charming Spaniard, but Spain has yet to declare sides - could Lyse be falling for a spy?
The Wood's Edge by Lori Benton (WaterBrook); The Pathfinders, book 1
Tow families and cultures entwine when a British colonist steals a white baby from an Oneida woman, leaving his dead infant in its place. When the truth comes to light, can there ever be reconciliation between the two families?
A Sparrow in Terezin by Kristy Cambron (Thomas Nelson); Hidden Masterpieces, book 2
A story of dual timelines: in the present, a young woman is about to see her dreams come true with her art gallery and marriage, but a sudden legal battle throws it all in jeopardy. During WWII, a half-Jewish woman plots to get her family out of Prague, but the plan fails and she ends up teaching art in the work camp in Terezin. A Holocaust survivor connects the two women in their plights.
All her life Kelli has believed a fire killed her mother and siblings when she was a baby, but an old newspaper clipping about the death of a man and his infant daughter tell a different story. Has everything her father brought her up to believe been a lie?
Reservations for Two by Hillary Manton Lodge (WaterBrook); A Table by the Window, book 2
Juliette returns from France to start up her new restaurant, but balancing her new career, family crises, and a long distance relationship proves more difficult than she imagined. Can she glean any more wisdom from the new-found letters of her French grandmother? ***note: delicious recipes are to be expected!
From the Start by Melissa Tagg (Bethany House); The Walker Family, book 1
A young writer returns to her small hometown, only to meet a former NFL star visiting with her brother. Both are disillusioned with life, both looking to start over; will they be able to start over together?
Buried Secrets by Irene Hannon (Revell); Men of Valor, book 1
When a construction crew finds a human skeleton in an unmarked grave, a small town police detective and an ex-navy seal investigate, but as they seek out the truth, it becomes clear that the killer wants to keep those secrets buried.