October is the right time of year to be curling up with a book now that days are getting shorter and temperatures are dropping. While they kids work on homework and dinner is cooking in the crockpot, sit down with one of these new Christian fiction titles. There are plenty of independent neighborhood bookstores throughout northern California where these titles are available. Copperfield Books is located in Napa (3099 Bel Aire Plaza), Santa Rosa (2316 Mongomery), and Petaluma (140 Kentucky). Further north is RDBC Bookstore (100 Butcher, Rio Dell) in Humboldt County and in San Francisco one can pick up favorite Christian titles at Harvest Christian Bookstore (1239 Noriega)
So jot down which titles interest you, head to your own neighborhood bookstore and pick up one or more of these books.
Mysteries and Thrillers
From Davis Bunn is Book of Dreams (Howard Books, October 4, 2011) , about Dr. Elena Burroughs. Dr. Burroughs is a psychologist, author, and expert on dream interpretation. When a new client enters her life, both patient and doctor must look at what God’s will for one’s life really means.
The Tehran Initiative (Tyndale House, Octiber 18, 2011) by Joel C. Rosenberg is a thriller set on a global scale. Iran is conducting atomic weapons tests, the Twelfth Imam is ruling the Muslim world and calling for the destruction of Israel, and the United States wonders who will throw the first punch.
Lethal Remedy, Prescription for Trouble Book 4 (Abingdon Press, October 2011) by Richard L. Mabry, M.D. is another medical thriller that deals with dangerous diseases and doctors who don’t always do the right thing.
Deeanne Gist’s newest novel, Love on the Line (Bethany House, October 1, 2011) is the story of determined and independent Georgie Gail, a rural switchboard operator. Luke Palmer may seem like an annoying company man, but he is really a Texas Ranger looking for train robbers. While Georgie continue to be annoyed by him or will she become attracted to Luke Palmer?
The Measure of Katie Galloway (Revell, October, 2011) by Serena Miller takes place in a north Georgia lumber camp shortly after the end of the Civil War. Katie and her young brother are hiding from Katie’s unstable and vilolent husband, but can can she handle the rough life of a lumber camp any better?
Along Wooded Paths (B & H Books, October 1, 2011) by Tricia Goyer is book 2 in her Big Sky Novels series. The story of Marianna Sommers continues as Aaron Zook, the boy she always thought she would marry, travels to Montana in hopes of bringing her home to Indiana. But will her deepening faith in God be too much of a change for Aaron?
Reclaiming Lily (Bethany House, October 1, 2011) by Patti Lacy is the story of love; parental love for a child adopted from China, and sisterly love for someone sent away during the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Lily was adopted by Gloria Powell, but now Lily’s sister Kai Chang, who is a doctor, has returned and wants to establish a relationship with Lily. A relationship that could save her life.
Every Bush is Burning (Twisted Beam Press, October 1, 2011) by Brandon Clements is the story of Jack Bennett who thinks he has the perfect life; perfect wife, perfect kids, perfect job, and a perfect mistress. But when everything comes crashing down and he meets a homeless man named Yeshua, everything changes.
This is just a sampling of the new Christian fiction titles available in October. For those that prefer reading books in large print, check out ‘Large print Christian fiction titles being released in October.’ These titles are available for purchase online from retailers like Family Christian, Berean Christian, and Amazon. They may also be available from neighborhood Christian retailers like these in northern California.
Western Christian Book Stores
6400 Mission Street, Daly City, CA 94014
Jill’s Christian Book & Gift
442 Walnut Street, Red Bluff, CA 96080
661 Fairfield Drive, Merced, CA 95348