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I’m always torn posting these cover reveals – the books seem so far away, some even before a previous book in the series is released. At the same time, I want to share these with you, my wonderful readers, because who doesn’t love discovering new books? Having them in one places makes it a little easier to swoon and delight and add to those wishlists, right? Bethany House Publishers are fabulous at what they do. Their cover art, even if it isn’t to my taste, is of the highest quality and their authors and stories, too.

The standouts for me are Connilyn’s gorgeous cover – I love the simplicity and the movement. It really draws me to her characters, Sofea. I continue to be impressed with the new style for Mary’s covers and this one is lovely. Nancy’s atmospheric cover is excellent although I do wish her name didn’t dominate the foreground so much. Jody’s is my favourite of the three books in her Orphan Train series – Sophie’s hair is very impressive 😉

Then the Great 1906 Earthquake strikes the city, and everything changes. electricity and magnetism quiz questions The devastation all around her makes Kenzie reevaluate her outlook on life–and possibly even her feelings for Micah. But then her world is rocked again when her ex-fiancé appears, full of apologies and determined to win her back. But Arthur already broke her heart once. Does she dare trust him again? The sudden arrival of a hidden danger will expose the motivations of all involved, but it could cost Kenzie her life–as well as her heart.

In Dani Pettrey’s “Deadly Isle,” Tennyson Kent is trapped on the isolated island of her childhood by a storm surge, and she is shocked when the typically idyllic community turns into the hunting grounds of a murderer. Cut off from any help from the mainland, will she and first love Callen Frost be able to identify and stop a killer bent on betrayal before they become the next victims?

In Lynette Eason’s “Code of Ethics,” trauma surgeon Ruthie St. John saves the life of Detective Isaac Martinez. After a betrayal leads to him getting shot and then attacked while in recovery, Isaac is now a key witness determined to testify. But someone is intent on silencing him–and those around him–forever. Together, Ruthie and Isaac go on the run, desperate to escape the killers hunting him.

Evelina Manning has constantly fought for independence, but she certainly never meant for it to inspire her fiancé to end the engagement and enlist in the army. When the intriguing man who saved her returns to the Manning residence to study clockwork repair with her father, she can’t help being interested. But she soon learns that nothing with Barclay Pearce is as simple as it seems.

Between Hollywood glamour and small-town secrets, what is the truth? The show American Superstars is the hottest thing on television, but its associate producer, Mandalay Florentino, is worried. She’s just arrived in the tiny town of Daily, Texas, to arrange a surprise “reunion concert” for hometown finalist Amber Anderson. Only it turns out everyone in town seems to know the secret. And paparazzi are arriving. And word from Hollywood is that Amber has disappeared with a “bad boy” actor. Can anything go right in this tumbleweed town?

Imagene Doll loves her town of Daily, Texas, but things are lonelier without her beloved husband. Life seems dull. At least until that fancy-dressed woman pulls into town, looking terrified and glamorous all at once. Soon life’s not the least bit boring as Imagene–and the rest of Daily–find themselves at the center of a media maelstrom…with a young girl’s future on the line.

Having returned to Chicago, young socialite Anna Nicholson can’t seem to focus on her upcoming marriage. The new information she’s learned about her birth mother continues to pull at her, and she hires Pinkerton detectives to help her find the truth. But as she meets people who once knew her mother and hears stories about the past, Anna soon discovers that some secrets are better left hidden.

Union army officer Cameron Scott is used to being obeyed, but nothing about this journey to Lake Tahoe has gone as expected. He’s come to fetch his daughter and nephew, and seek revenge on the people who killed his brother. Instead he finds himself trapped by a blizzard with two children who are terrified of him and stubborn but beautiful Gwen Harkness, who he worries may be trying to keep the children.

When danger descends on the cabin where they’re huddled, Cam is hurt trying to protect everyone and now finds Gwen caring for him too. He soon realizes why the kids love her so much and wonders if it might be best for him to move on without them. gasco abu dhabi salary When she sees his broken heart, Gwen decides to help him win back their affection–and in the process he might just win her heart as well.

Born in the small village of Modein, a town made famous by the warrior Maccabees, Salome Alexandra knows better than to harbor grand dreams for her future. She pales in comparison to her beautiful older sister, and though she learns to read at an early age, girls are not valued for their intellectual ability. But when her father and sister are killed, John Hyrcanus, a distant relative, invites Salome and her mother to live with his family in Jerusalem, where her thirst for knowledge is noticed and indulged.

In 1910 Minnesota, Nilda Carlson’s dreams are coming true. Though her first few months in America were difficult, her life now resembles the images that filled her daydreams in Norway. She and her younger brother Ivar live in their own house, just a short distance from her older brother and his family. Together they work the farm and fell trees for lumber. They plan to grow a dairy herd, weave rugs out of their own wool, and make skis to sell. Everything is going right.

The only thing missing from Nilda’s life is love. But though she has two suitors–a quiet schoolteacher and a handsome lumberjack–Nilda feels hesitant. A terrifying experience in Norway has made her cautious where men are concerned. When she thinks she sees the man in question, all her fears come flooding back. Is it possible the danger has followed her across the Atlantic? If Dreng Nygaard is truly in Minnesota, all of her dreams for the future could come crashing down around her.

When the same reporter who ruined her career claims to have received an anonymous poem predicting a string of murders, ending with Kaely’s, the reporter’s ulterior motives bring his claim into question. But when a body is found that fits the poem’s predictions, the threat is undeniable, and the FBI sends Special Agent Noah Hunter to St. tgas advisors Louis.

Hattie Walker dreams of becoming a painter, while her parents want her to settle down. As a compromise, they give her two months to head to Denver and place her works in an exhibition or give up the dream forever. Her journey is derailed when a gunman attacks her stagecoach, leaving her to be rescued by a group of Arapaho . . . but she’s too terrified to recognize them as friendly.

As a whole, I absolutely LOVE this collection of covers. Four of them are special standouts to me. I am over the moon about Lynn Austin’s cover!!! That top picture is utter perfection to me! I love the metalwork in the corners and around the title. I would prefer the top picture to be the whole of the cover, but the bottom does serve as a good juxtaposition of the opulence of the top and it makes it match with the companion title cover of “Waves of Mercy.” I am also in love with Julie Klassen’s cover! All of Julie’s books have had great covers, but the ones for this series are so picturesque as to make me want to be there with the characters. And Tracie Peterson”s is exquisite to me. In my opinion, this series has had the best covers of any of Tracie’s books, hands down! The first is my absolute favorite, but I do love this one with the peacock colors and the peek of red hair against them, and of course the spectacular hat! I know Mary tends to prefer non-people covers, but I wonder how she feels about the ones for this series. To me, this cover is beyond gorgeous! Again, my favorite of hers, period. As for the covers of this collection, I really like several others as well. The cover for Jody Hedlund’s is definitely the best of the series, and I do really like it. electricity usage by appliance However, while I like the hair, it looks photoshopped onto the model to me as it is so big compared to her face. The cover of Connilyn Cossette’s is a standout. While the girl with the hair is special, what makes it for me are the blue-green colors in the background. They make her really pop. While I do agree with some of the other comments about Roseanna White’s new cover, overall I do like it. The blue of the dress works with the red hair and the flash of white lace. The backdrop is a bit plain compared to the others of this series, but it definitely fits the storyline. I really like Angela Hunt’s a lot. The model looks so exotic and different from any other CF cover I can think of. I do think a plainer backdrop would have worked better at making her pop than the blurred one. It is hard to tell what it is since it is blurred anyway. A couple of these covers just miss it for me, and I’m sure you know which ones, Rel. Regina Jennings’ cover is so whimsical, but why oh why the decapitation?! Everything else is absolutely beautiful to me, but that just takes away so much. His face could have added another touch of whimsy to hers. It really puzzles me for this cover. gas water heater reviews 2013 The other miss for me is the historical novella collection. Again with the decapitation… This one I think I understand, maybe. I think the idea is to not want to picture just one of the four heroines, but I have to say, with this type of decapitation showing the hair, it really doesn’t do that. I feel confident all of the four heroines do not have dark hair. I do love the red and black of the coat and gloves against the white and blue of the wintry scene. (Side note, how cool to connect the four novellas while each connects her story to her current series-a great way to build a story world, while cross-promoting!) I am curious about the cover of Lisa Wingate’s reissue title. The fall 2018 fiction catalog on the Bethany site has a different cover. I hope this is the final one as I think it is much, much better. I like the small town look, especially with the title. (Is this the final cover, Rel?) As for the suspense covers, I admit to not being a fan of either. The novella collection is a bit strange to me as I don’t understand having much of any kind of person or some other thing of focus on the cover when the title and the authors’ names cover the picture so much. Nancy Mehl’s looks a bit generic to me. I think the font is a bit plain. Also, there seems to be a bit too much light for a foggy picture. Again, the fog looks photoshopped to me, and so not so much suspenseful. I am sure, considering the wonderful authors, these stories are fantastically suspenseful, however! Thanks again, Rel, for sharing this superb collection of covers. Have a blessed day!