Let’s Read – September 28, 2016

By Mary Barrett

Counted With the Stars
(Out From Egypt Series #1)

By Connilyn Cossette

Published by Bethany House Publishers, 11400 Hampshire Avenue South, Bloomington, Minnesota 55438

352 pages, paperback, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7642-1437-0

Young Egyptian Kiya was sold into slavery by her father. She was forsaken by the man she was supposed to marry. Kiya serves a cruel mistress until the plagues strike Egypt and her world unravels. She and her brother flee with the Hebrews during the Great Exodus. Dare she trust her future to Yahweh?

Connilyn Cossette likes nothing better than digging into the rich, ancient world of the Bible and uncovering buried gems of grace that point toward Jesus. Counted With the Stars is her first novel.

A Haven on Orchard Lane

By Lawana Blackwell

409 pages, paperback, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7642-1793-7

Charlotte Ward is in desperate circumstances. She tries to restart her career only to experience a complete collapse. Her estranged daughter, Rosalind, comes to her mother’s rescue and moves her to a quiet English coastal village. As the privacy they seek is threatened, mother and daughter must make some difficult decisions.

Lawana Blackwell has thirteen published novels to her credit, many of them set in the English countryside of the nineteenth century.

The Atonement

By Beverly Lewis

352 pages, paperback, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7642-1248-2

Lucy has given up hope of marriage and seeks redemption in volunteering. Englisher Dale has a distrust of modern-day advances, which fueled when he meets Lucy’s daad. When Dale accepts Christian’s invitation to stay at their farm, he is drawn to Amish self-sufficiency and to Lucy.

Can they make a new beginning?

Beverly Lewis penned her first story at the age of nine while living near Lancaster County Amish farmland.

Someone Like You

By Victoria Bylin

336 pages, paperback, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-7642-1737-1

Julia Dare is busy trying to raise her son and run her event planning business. When a job takes her to the Caliente Springs retreat, she finds she will be working with Zeke Monroe, her college sweetheart. The resort’s fate hangs on their success with an important client’s wedding.

Victoria Bylin writes contemporary and historical romances known for their realistic, relatable characters.

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.

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