This all happens in Corning, Alabama, a small southern town where Rev. Castle, a Baptist Minister, solves crimes.
Books that went to press, or back to press this week:
MINISTER'S SHOES, by Celine Rose Mariotti.
Galleys that went out, or went out again this week:
BLEEDING HEARTS: Killian Kendall Mystery Series, Vol. 1
Killian Kendall is used to being overlooked, even in his own family. That’s about to change. With the arrival of a new kid at school, Killian’s whole world is about to be turned upside down. The new guy is openly gay and, for reasons he can’t really understand, Killian finds himself drawn to him.
WHERE THE JABIRU FLIES, by Romona Hilliger.
Kate, an English heiress arrives in Australia hell-bent on making the outback her home. But when she runs into Brad, a reclusive, Australian naturalist; himself, hellbent on keeping society at bay, personalities clash.
A ROSE FOR A FOREVER LOVE: A Coverton Mills Romance, by Lynette Hall Hampton
Seth Armstrong felt obligated to marry his collage when she became pregnant. The marriage is never a happy one and they both want out, but when Eve learns he’s fallen in love with someone else, she threatens to run to her home in England and never let him see his children again.
POWERS IN BALANCE: the Red Knight Chronicles, Vol. 6, by Ray Morand
There is a bloody war being waged between the mage-ruled Kingdom of Ludnikan led by the dark-elf armies of the Nameless King against the elven Kingdom of Nadezhda and her ally the Kingdom of Niadhardal.
WIFE LOST AND FOUND, by Ludima Gus Burton
Can it be we’re fated to love only once? What if we have loved and lost? Can we find love again?
Cassie Brown believes plastic surgery has restored her face with its original dimple in her cheek. Her amnesia is temporary. Then, she begins to fall in love.
Work began or Continued on the following:
MAREK'S GIFT: The Morretti Men Series, Vol. 2, by Anna Dynowski
The second Moretti brother finds himself in need of a private nurse and heads to the family Ranch to heal and has no idea that either the nurse, OR the visit to his late father's home will be permanent.
LAINEY DELANEY BACK IN BUSINESS, by Fran Langley
Lainee Delaney, social debutante turned private investigator wannabe, and substitute teacher gotta be to make ends meet, has just landed her first big case. Enter straight-laced and amazingly hot Cade Gainess, an acquaintance from Lainee's past who has done nothing but irritate her in their brief dealings with each other.
WHILE I DANCED, by Lynn Slaughter
The only time 15-year-old Cass feels alive is when she’s dancing, her safe place and refuge from growing tensions on the home front. A lot is riding on the audition for a prestigious summer workshop in Boston. If she gets in, she’ll have a real shot at her dream of making it as a professional dancer.
SEER, TYRO, FIEND, by Kathryn Flatt
When a fledgling investigator comes to Stefanie Durant's Windsong Lake art studio to ask her to use her psychic ability to find a missing insurance beneficiary, she refuses. Yet she cannot stop thinking about Nadine Oberg, a teen who ran away from home and disappeared on the streets of Chicago ten years ago.
VENDETTA, by Ian Welch
Gold fever was sweeping the world. 1849, a gold strike in the Sacramento Valley triggered an influx of prospectors from all corners of the globe. They all had the one dream, instant wealth. By 1855 the Californian gold rush was over, but new discoveries were being made all around the world and word soon reached the Californian miners. The lure of the precious yellow metal was strong, many boarded sailing ships to seek their fortunes in far off countries.
A SNUG LIFE SOMEWHERE, by Jan Shapin
A Snug Life Somewhere is about Penny Joe Copper, daughter of a roustabout shingle weaver, who is caught up in a 1916 union tragedy known as the Everett Massacre. Her brother Horace is killed, as is the cousin of a radical organizer, Gabe. When her love affair with Marcel, a music student seven years her junior, is thwarted, Penny Jo is pulled into Gabe’s campaign to avenge the “Everett Martyrs.”
LIVING THE CALL, by Barbara Garro
By listening and answering God's call to serve...consider being a lifeboat and keeping people afloat. Hold out a ladder to raise people up. We are all God has to serve Him on our planet. Do you believe that? Or are you thinking God can do everything Himself?