Let’s ReadFebruary 10, 2016
By Mary Barrett
Forgiven – The Amish School Shooting, A
Mother’s Love and a Story of Remarkable Grace
By Terri Roberts with Jeanette Windle
Published by Bethany House Publishers, 11400 South Hampshire Avenue South, Bloomington, Minnesota 55438
233 pages, paperback, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7642-1732-6
On October 2, 2006, a gunman entered an Amish one-room schoolhouse. He shot ten girls, killing five and then finally taking his own life. Not only did the mother lose her precious son through suicide, but she lost her understanding of him as an honorable man. The biggest headlines came when her Amish neighbors did the unimaginable, reaching out to the family.
Terri Roberts travels the United States and the world speaking about the Nickel Mines Amish School shooting.
Lone Star Brides
(Three Novels in One Volume)
By Tracie Peterson
732 pages, paperback, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7642-1756-2
In the 1890s, three women with secrets search for hope and a place to call home. Marty Olson in A Sensible Arrangement, Alice Chesterfield in A Moment in Time and Jessica Atherton in A Matter of Heart.
Tracie Peterson is the award-winning author of over one hundred novels.
Bathsheba – Reluctant Beauty
(A Dangerous Beauty Novel Series #2)
By Angela Hunt
360 pages, paperback, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7642-1696-1
When King David forces himself on Bathsheba and she becomes pregnant, he has her husband killed so that she can become a part of his harem. Can Bathsheba protect her son from the effects of a dark prophecy and deadly curse that hang over the king’s household?
Angela Hunt has published more than one hundred books, with sales nearing five million copies worldwide.
Chivalrous (Valiant Hearts Series #2)
By Dina L. Sleiman
358 pages, paperback, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7642-1313-7
Strong and adventurous Gwendolyn Barnes longs to be a knight like her chivalrous brothers. Her parents view her only as a marriage pawn. Then her domineering father makes plans to see her wed to a brutish man. A handsome, goodhearted newcomer, Allen of Ellsworth arrives and is searching for his place in the world. Do Allen and Gwendolyn seem to connect?
Dina Sleiman holds an MA in professional writing from Regent University and a BA in communications with a minor in English from Oral Roberts University.
These books can be found at your local bookstore, by writing to the publisher at the above address, by using the website www.bethanyhouse.com, by calling 800-877-2665 or by checking your local library.