It’s almost Christmas time! And if you’re like me, presents shaped like books are the most exciting of all. (Even as a kid, I’d snoop under the tree to count how many perfectly smooth rectangular packages had my name on them.) If you know and love a reader (or want to leave hints for your own wish list) take a look at the books below…there’s a gift for just about every fiction lover’s style releasing this month!
The Ladies of Ivy Cottage
by Julie Klassen
Synopsis: In the confines of Ivy Cottage, friendships thrive, romances blossom, and mysteries await! Gentlewoman Rachel Ashford has moved into Ivy Cottage with the two Miss Groves, where she discovers mysteries hidden among her books. Together with her one-time love Sir Timothy, she searches for answers—and is forced to face her true feelings.
Buy for Someone Who: Loves British dramas and all things Jane Austen, enjoys getting to know a delightful cast of characters.
The House on Foster Hill
by Jaime Jo Wright
Synopsis: Fleeing a stalker, Kaine Prescott purchases an old house sight unseen in Wisconsin, which turns out to have a dark history: a century earlier, an unidentified woman was found dead on the grounds. As Kaine tries to settle in, she learns the story of her ancestor Ivy Thorpe, who, with the help of a man from her past, tried to uncover the truth about the death.
Buy for Someone Who: Wants a page-turning suspense novel with lots of twists and turns, can’t choose between historical and contemporary genres.
Holding the Fort
by Regina Jennings
Synopsis: When dance hall singer Louisa Bell visits Fort Reno to see her brother, she is mistaken for the governess that the harried Major Daniel Adams is waiting for. Between his rowdy troops and his two daughters, he has more responsibility than he can handle alone. Eager for the opportunity, Louisa sets out to show the widower that she is a perfect fit.
Buy for Someone Who: Loves to laugh and get to know lovable characters, can’t resist a hard-won happy ending to a delightful romance.
by Bill Myers, Frank Peretti, Angela Hunt, and Alton Gansky
Synopsis: In cycle three of the series, the Harbingers team investigates more mysterious and fascinating supernatural occurrences in Hollywood, a small town in North Carolina, and elsewhere. Can they keep the growing darkness at bay? This fast-paced and ongoing collection reads like your favorite TV series, with each linked episode written by a talented author.
Buy for Someone Who: Enjoys Stranger Things and other speculative stories, wants something a little edgy and fast-paced.
What’s a book that you’d love to receive for Christmas this year?