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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Faithful Reads Tuesday’s Christian Kindle Books: Late Reads

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 05:37 AM PST

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by Anna Schmidt 

Beth Bridgewater, a German American, finds herself in a nightmare as World War II erupts—a war in which she takes no side, for she is a Quaker pacifist. Just as she gains opportunity to escape Germany, Beth decides to stay to help the helpless. Meanwhile, Josef Buch, a passionately patriot German, is becoming involved in his own secret ways of resisting the Nazis. . . .

Despite their differences, Beth and Josef join together in nonviolent resistance and in love. Does their love stand a chance. . .if they even survive at all?

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Simple Faith (The Peacemakers)

by Jason Brannon 

A near death experience transports Jamie Burroughs into The Maze, a realm built by angels and demons and filled with traps and riddles for those haunted by their mistakes. 

For Jamie, The Maze becomes a terrifying journey through a world of darkness where his soul and the lives of those he loves hangs in the balance. With his family in danger and his soul in peril, Jamie is forced to reevaluate the kind of man he truly is as he struggles to escape The Maze before it’s too late. 

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by Christa Parrish

Deputy Benjamin Patil is the one to find the infant girl--hours old, abandoned in a field. When the mother ecan't be located, Ben and his wife, Abbi, seem like the perfect couple to serve as foster parents. 

But the baby's arrival opens old wounds for Abbi and shines a harsh light on how much Ben has changed since a devastating tour in Afghanistan. 

Their marriage teeters on the brink and now they must choose to either reclaim what they once had or lose each other forever.

Conspiracy theories are just crazy ideas people with too much free time make up. Aren't they? No one is really making plans to take over the government or find ways to eliminate entire groups of people. At least that's what Billy and Sarah Roth had always thought. Until now.
Information Sarah decodes from what should have been a simple piece of trash leads her to believe someone really is making plans to eliminate a large portion of the population. Including her. Before she and Billy can decide what--if anything--they should do with the information...

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In this powerfully moving devotional, poet Jean Oathout reveals God's hidden wisdom for marriage. Compiled in lyrical verse, these insightful poems provide scriptural advice, practical applications and prayerful guidance for women seeking the heart of God. Granny’s Guide to Marriage in Verse: Wisdom for Brides offers time-honored tips for building a successful marriage. 

Learn how to love and support your mate through godly wisdom and spiritual resolve. Readers will be encouraged, challenged, and blessed...

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 05:13 AM PST

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by Patti Lacy

Riveting Race against the Clock to Save a Young Woman's Life.

A storm the size of Texas brews when Gloria Powell and Kai Chang meet in a Dallas hotel. They have come to discuss the future of Lily, the daughter Gloria adopted from China and the sister Kai hopes to reclaim. Kai is a doctor who had to give up her little sister during the Cultural Revolution and has since discovered that an inherited genetic defect may be waiting to fatally strike Lily.

Gloria's relationship with her daughter is tattered and strained, and the arrival of Kai, despite the woman's apparent good intentions, makes Gloria fearful....

by Roma Downey, Mark Burnett 

The book Son of God is a tie-in with the major motion picture of the same title, slated for wide theatrical release (through 20th-Century Fox) on February 28, 2014. Like the movie, the book possesses an epic scope, providing a panoramic picture of first-century Judea as it recounts the events and reveals the meaning of Jesus's life, death, and resurrection. 

Though based on New Testament accounts, including the four Gospels as well as the book of Acts, Son of God reads like a contemporary novel, delving deeply into the character of Jesus and the personalities and motives all of those who surround him...

Determined to fulfill her late husband's dream, Rachel Boyd struggles to keep her ranch afloat with the help of her two young sons. But some days it feels as though her every effort is sabotaged. When faced with a loss she cannot afford, she's forced to trust Rand Brookston, the one man in Timber Ridge she wishes to avoid. And with good reason. He's a physician, just like her father, which tells her everything she needs to know about him. Or so she thinks . . .
Dr. Rand Brookston ventured west with the dream of bringing modern medicine to the wilds of the Colorado Rockies, but the townspeople have been slow to trust him....

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by Joel C. Rosenberg

All eyes are on the Middle East. Israel has successfully launched a first strike on Iran, taking out all of their nuclear sites and six of their nuclear warheads—and causing The Twelfth Imam to order a full-scale retaliation. U.S. President William Jackson threatens to support a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning the Jewish State for unprovoked and unwarranted acts of aggression.

Meanwhile, CIA operative David Shirazi has infiltrated the Iranian regime and intercepted information indicating that two Iranian nuclear warheads survived the attack and have been moved to a secure and undisclosed location....

by Multiple Authors

THREADS OF TIME - a collection of seven Christian romantic novellas about a very special quilt one intended to grace the marriage bed of a young couple but never fulfilling its original purpose which travels through many hands and decades, lending comfort to its temporary owners before being passed on. 

A Thimbleful of Peace by Constance Shilling Stevens 
Tattered Hopes by Ralph Vogel
A Night With No Stars by J. Michele Franklin 
Mending the Widow’s Heart by Marjorie Vawter 
A Thread of Hope by Darlene A. Dodds 
Frayed by Eileen Key 
A Patchwork Promise by K. Marie Libel

by Cherie Hill 

We all find ourselves living with the harsh reality that 
life is hard and life hurts. 
We continually demand that life be fair, 
yet we’re well aware that it’s not. 

Life can leave you at a loss for words. It has a way of suddenly casting you into the darkness of doubt. In these desperate moments, you find your soul being drained dry . . . you’re empty . . . and faith just doesn’t seem to matter anymore. Faith loses out when you realize that God could have done something . . . and He did nothing....

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