I’m thrilled to be kicking off the first annual Grace Filled Christmas Blog Tour, sponsored by the Grace Awards…expanding the tent pegs of Christian literature!!! This tour will feature scores of talented Christian fiction writers.
~~ And now please take a look at the novels I’m presents for Christmas/New Year reads and gifts.
Historical Murder Mystery with romance, mid-1940s ~ Sweet romance, sophisticated themes presented tastefully
Can a sheltered young seamstress, disillusioned by the horrors of WWII, escape an arsonist/murderer who has killed her employer and mentor, while trying to decide if she can trust the dashing war hero who’s ridden into town on his Harley—who some say is the murderer?
Erica Brogna’s parents doted on her and taught her to think for herself. Many boys she grew up with had fallen in the WWII, shaking her childhood faith. In rides a handsome stranger, at the hour of her most desperate need. A woman who is her close friend and mentor is trapped in a burning house. After making an unsuccessful rescue attempt, Erica stands by as this man rushes into the inferno and carries her friend’s lifeless body out.
Lorne Kincade can’t out run his past on his Harley Davidson WLA, the civilian model of the motorcycle he rode in the war. He’s tried. He’s been a vagabond biker in the year since the war ended. His Uncle Ivar bequeathed him a ramshackle cottage in Sanctuary Point, on the Great South Bay of Long Island, NY and now he’d like to hope for a future again, repair the miniscule place, and settle down. The only problem is, a young woman with hair the color of mink is starting to get under his skin and that’s the last thing he needs.
~~ Finaled in 2011 Grace Awards Romance/Historical Romance category
What makes BURNING HEARTS perfect for Christmas reading and gifting?
BURNING HEARTS is a classic murder mystery set in the nostalgia of the 1940s. There’s plenty of suspense and twists and turns galore to the plot. The hero and heroine are young lovers who will grab your heart. This is a great read when you want to get away from the rush of holiday activities, or to give to that special person you love. Mystery readers of all ages will love this story.
Barnes and Noble/Nook. http://is.gd/xxE60B
GOODBYE NOEL, Second in the Sanctuary Point Series
Historical Murder Mystery with romance, mid-1940s ~Sweet romance, warm intimacy, sophisticated themes presented tastefully.
The first body is found under a trimmed Christmas tree, the second as they ring in the New Year (1947), the third goes head long out a window. Will a young pediatric nurse determined to make it on her own be able to care for an infant whose mother was murdered and escape the killer who has struck again? Can she trust the stalwart village detective with her life and her heart as he works to catch this killer before somebody else dies?
Pediatric nurse, Katrina Lenart, grew up strong willed and independent minded, while sharing her mother’s flair for high fashion. When the police chief gives her an orphaned baby to care for, her maternal instincts take over and she’s willing to fight anyone who might not have the infant’s best interests at heart, even the man she’s growing to love. After an attempt is made to kidnap the baby, she and the resolute village detective team up and do some sleuthing, undercover at a cult as well as at a fancy ball.
Detective Ian Daltry is a widower with a child and is not interested in a new love. Hunting a killer who stops at nothing has placed him in the position where he must protect a beautiful young woman he’s drawn to. Is there’s something he’s overlooked in analyzing the case? Will he find out what that is before this ruthless murderer kills someone he loves?
~~ Won the 2011 Grace Awards Mystery/Thriller/Romantic Suspense category
What makes GOODBYE NOEL the for Christmas reading and gifting?
GOODBYE NOEL is sent in 1946 at Christmas and as the New Year is ringing in. The story transports you to the warmth and cheer of Christmas in the 1940s as families cooked, baked, and gathered around the hearth. Of course, there’s also a thrilling murder mystery and you’ll be pulled right in following the clues. This is a wonderful Christmas/New Years themed story for mystery lovers of all ages.
Barnes and Noble/Nook. http://is.gd/gLdCaB
Historical Murder Mystery with romance, late-1940s ~ Sweet romance, warm intimacy, sophisticated themes presented tastefully
Pioneer newspaper woman Kiera Devane is on a mission to prove a woman can do a man’s job, as she hunts a young coed’s killer? Ace radio broadcaster Argus Nye lost one love to a murderous fiend and his pulse races as he tries to protect Kiera from herself as much as from this killer.
Kiera was doted upon by loving parent, but they were killed when she was a girl and she was shipped off to live with a socialite aunt who had little time for her. In her aunt’s house, she learned life could be cold and cruel. As a result, she grew up to be an independent and demanding professional woman.
Argus Nye, still bereft from the loss of his first love, can’t understand why this female reporter is mesmerizing him. As she takes chances with her life trying to catch a killer, he’s determined to protect her.
What makes PERILOUS SHADOWS perfect for Christmas reading and gifting?
If you’re a lover of psychological thrillers, PERILOUS SHADOWS is right for you at any time of year and certainly at Christmas. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holidays and follow the clues. I’ll bet the ending will be a total surprise. Perfect for any mystery reader who prides themselves on being able to figure out the ending. You won’t on this one!
Barnes and Noble/Nook. http://is.gd/RJF2zy
The Grace Filled Christmas Blog Tour runs through to December 22nd. Don’t forget to check out all the other authors on the tour. Below is a link telling you who all the authors on the tour are and what dates they will be on their own blog sharing about their novels.
Wishing all my readers a blessed and Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy Ne Year!!!