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Review: Sweet as Honey by Jennifer Beckstrand

Sweet as Honey by Jennifer Beckstrand
Series: The Honeybee Sisters (# 1)
Release Date: June 28, 2016
Publisher: Zebra
Pages: 352
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

Though she has blossomed into a beauty, Lily Christner doesn’t really believe it. Deep down, she still feels like a lonely, gawky teenager. Maybe that’s why she’s all but promised herself to Paul Glick, the one boy who never teased her in her awkward girlhood–unlike Dan Kanagy, whose creative name-calling left her in tears many a time.

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Review: Her Rancher Bodyguard by Brenda Minton

Her Rancher Bodyguard by Brenda Minton
Series: Martin’s Crossing (# 5)
Release Date: June 1, 2016
Publisher: Love Inspired
Pages: 224
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

Bodyguard Boone Wilder isn’t keen on his latest mission: watching over a pretty politician’s daughter. Boone is from quiet Texas Hill Country, and Kayla is a showy city gal. But once safely settled at the Wilder Ranch, Boone watches Kayla enjoy cooking with his family, caring for his relatives and bottle-feeding calves.

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Review: A Daughter’s Dream by Shelley Shepard Gray

A Daughter’s Dream by Shelley Shepard Gray
Series: The Charmed Amish Life (# 2)
Release Date:  May 24, 2016
Publisher: Avon Inspire
Pages: 272
Source: book provided by Edelweiss for review

 

 

In Shelley Shepard Gray’s second book in her Charmed Amish Life series, a young teacher and farmer discover they have much in common, especially when it comes to healing old wounds from the past…and finding love in one another.

Rebecca Kinsinger has always dreamed of being a teacher.

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Review: Truth and Consequences by Lenora Worth

Truth and Consequences by Lenora Worth
Series: Rookie K-9 Unit (# 2)
Release Date: May 10, 2016
Publisher: Love Inspired
Pages: 224
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

Honoring a promise to a fallen comrade, former army medic David Evans heads to Arizona to check up on the soldier’s sister. But as his train pulls into Desert Valley, David witnesses a drug run gone wrong and narrowly avoids the bullets flying his way.

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Review: An Amish Match by Jo Ann Brown

An Amish Match by Jo Ann Brown
Series: Amish Hearts (# 2)
Release Date: April 19, 2016
Publisher: Steeple Hill Books
Pages: 224
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

Rebekah Burkholder is an Amish widow with a run down farm, a toddler son and a baby on the way.  Joshua Stolzfus is a widower with three children, one of which is a rebelious teen, who needs a mother. Joshua proposes marriage to Rebekah for sensible reasons, rather than true love. 

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Review: Just Plain Sadie by Amy Lillard

Just Plain Sadie by Amy Lillard
Series: Wells Landing (# 4)
Release Date: March 29, 2016
Publisher: Zebra
Pages: 352
Source: book provided by author for review

 

 

The Amish of Wells Landing, Oklahoma, treasure their close-knit community, and the promise of their growing families. But one young woman is struggling to choose a future that is true to both her heart and her faith…

Everyone in Wells Landing has long expected Sadie Kauffman and Chris Flaud to marry–despite Sadie’s telling them differently.

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Review: Room for Hope by Kim Vogel Sawyer

Room for Hope by Kim Vogel Sawyer
Release Date: February 16, 2016
Publisher: Waterbrook Press
Pages: 352
Source: book provided by the author for review

 

 

In the Days of the Great Depression Neva Shilling runs the Shilling Mercantile and takes care of twins while her husband Warren travels for months at a time to neighboring communities to sell items from his wagon. She is in complete shock when a deputy arrives one evening with three of her now dead husband’s children.

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Review & Contest: Her One and Only by Becky Wade

Her One and Only by Becky Wade
Series: Porter Family (# 4)
Release Date: May 3, 2016
Publisher: Bethany House
Pages: 400
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review
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When NFL tight end Gray Fowler is threatened by a stalker, his team hires a professional bodyguard to watch him. But when Gray’s “protection” turns out to be a woman half his size, he’s indignant. Will Dru—a former marine and expert markswoman—prove to be up to the job?

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Review: Want Ad Wedding by Cheryl St. John

Want Ad Wedding by Cheryl St. John
Series:  Cowboy Creek (# 1)
Release Date:  April 1, 2016
Publisher: Harlequin
Pages:  288
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

When Daniel Gardner convinced the residents of his Kansas boomtown to advertise for mail-order brides, he never expected the woman he once loved to respond. But Leah Swann steps off the bride train…pregnant and widowed and in need of a husband. Drawn to protect his fragile childhood friend, Daniel proposes a marriage of convenience.

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Review: Saving Delaney by Keston Ott-Dahl

Saving Delaney by Keston Ott-Dahl
Release Date: April 12, 2016
Publisher: Cleis Press
Pages: 320
Source: book provided by the publisher for review

 

 

Saving Delaney is the heartwarming true story of a special needs baby and the unconventional family who fought for her right to life. Andrea Ott-Dahl, who with her wife Keston Ott-Dahl has two other children, agreed to act as a pregnancy surrogate for a wealthy Silicon Valley couple. When pre-natal testing revealed the baby would be born with Down Syndrome, Andrea was urged to abort the child.