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Tuesday, 24 June 2014


title releases for August to December
at Abingdon Press Fiction ~

Gorgeous book lineup and cover love!
I'm captivated with the variety of genres and unique storylines... anticipation!

Our exciting sneak peek of
15 novels ranging in themes from
cozy mysteries,
historical fiction of Civil and Great Wars,
suspense laced law and justice,
reality tv family adoption reunion,
to family caregiving.
Fulfilling lifelong dreams to facing lifelong abandonment.
Amish life to undercover drug dealing witness protection.
Enough variety to whet our reading appetites
from summer to Christmas!
Author lineup includes ~
Barbara Cameron, Deborah Raney, Myra Johnson, 
Robin Caroll, Sharyn McCrumb, Ace Collins, Lisa Carter,
Jennifer Hudson Taylor, Amber Stockton, Gina Welborn,
 Cindy Loven,
Lynette Sowell, Jodie Bailey, Jennifer Allee,
Laura V Hilton, Cathy Elliott
Here's more cover love for
Quilts of Love series fans ~
{and stories that engage}

Storylines to intrigue...

 Joanna Trapp found adventure serving in France as a “Hello Girl” for the Army Signal Corps, but she still mourns her doughboy sweetheart killed in battle. Returning to Hot Springs, Arkansas, she takes a job as a switchboard operator at the Arlington Hotel and quickly discovers that after her experiences overseas, civilian life proves dull. ~ ~ Thomas Ballard still regrets he was medically ineligible to serve in the war and feels inferior to those who did, especially his war-hero brother, Gilbert. When Thomas finds himself attracted to Joanna, he strives to match her adventurous spirit, when all he really wants is to settle down, raise a family, and earn respect as a successful businessman. As romance blossoms, can two such different people learn to accept not only their own but each other's God-created individuality . . . or will love change them both?

In 1964, Coop Lindsay has a thriving law practice in Justice, Mississippi. When an African American maid who once worked for Coop’s family asks him to defend her grandson, Martin Jennings, on charges of rape and murder, the attorney takes the case. It’s a decision that divides the town, but Coop devotedly digs for facts, faces attempts on his life, fights against all odds . . . and wins. A few weeks later the boy disappears and Coop Lindsay is murdered.

Almost 50 years later, Coop’s grandson, Clark, returns to Justice and to the old family home. Opening his own law practice, his first case is just as controversial as the one that ended his grandfather’s life. This time the victim is African American and the suspect is white. The tables have turned, but the racial tension is just as high. Clark digs for evidence with the tenacity characteristic of his family. But even he doesn’t know that this crime will reveal clues to the 1964 Jennings case and may even uncover his grandfather’s killer as well—if only he can stay alive long enough to prove it.

Twenty-five years ago, Monica Stanton gave up a baby girl for adoption. Now, the thing Monica didn’t dare hope for has happened: Jessica has re-entered her life . . . and brought a little drama and competition with her. Jessica is willing to meet her birth mother, but she wants the reunion to air on a reality TV show. Monica would rather chew glass than appear on TV. But she’ll swallow her pride—and a few other unsavoury items—if that’s what it takes to reconnect.
As if getting to know her grown daughter while competing on a remote island isn’t hard enough, Monica is further confused when Jessica’s long-lost birth father shows up, complicating both her relationship with her daughter and the attraction Monica has to the hunky reality show host. The fruit-basket upset of emotions, accusations, and regrets might make for good TV, but will it destroy the family in the process?

Audrey Whitman’s dreams are coming true. Now that their five kids are grown, she and her husband, Grant, are turning their beloved family home into a cozy bed and breakfast just a mile outside of Langhorne, Missouri.  Opening weekend makes Audrey anxious, with family and friends coming from all over to help celebrate the occasion. But when Audrey’s daughter, Landyn, arrives, the U-Haul she’s pulling makes it clear she’s not just here for a few days. Audrey immediately has questions. What happened in New York that sent Landyn running home? Where was Landyn’s husband, Chase? And what else was her daughter not telling her? One thing was for sure, the Chicory Inn was off to a rocky start. Can Audrey still realize her dream ..?

Take a peek at Abingdon's offer on their
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you'll be glad for the tip !

Have a great day perusing the upcoming books!
I'm already captivated with QOL
suspense of
by Robin Caroll
Which ones are you anticipating ?

Here are the Fall release titles ~

The Abingdon Press Fall Preview Sampler
contains excerpts from ~
Home to Chicory Lane by Deborah Raney
A Grand Design by Amber Stockton
Crossroads by Barbara Cameron
Last Family Standing by Jennifer Allee
Under a Turquoise Sky by Lisa Carter
Hidden in the Stars by Robin Caroll
The Color of Justice by Ace Collins
Nora Bonesteel's Christmas Past by Sharyn McCrumb
Every Tear a Memory by Myra Johnson
Quilted by Christmas by Jodie Bailey
A Path Made Plain by Lynette Sowell
For Love or Liberty by Jennifer Hudson Taylor
Swept Away by Laura V. Hilton and Cindy Loven
Masterpiece Marriage by Gina Welborn
A Stitch in Crime by Cathy Elliott

BONUS CHAPTER from the multiple award winning,
All My Belongings, by seasoned author, Cynthia Ruchti

[click for my review]

The preview sampler also includes insights and inspy on
the authors of the new fall titles ~ something I'm always keen to learn.

*Thanks to Abingdon Fiction for the excellent intros to both
books and writers!
Playing along with MizB for
To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…
• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?
Currently + recently for me are  
posted HERE
and reading now, as above !
Thanks for sharing your WWWs ...




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Laura Fabiani said...

Yeah, it looks like they do have a great line-up of books for the fall. I wanted to stop by their booth at BEA but I did't get the chance.

Sarah Coller said...

Looks like some great titles! Thanks for linking up at the Homemaking Party...I love getting good book suggestions! Right now, I'm reading The Girl in the Gatehouse by Julie Klassen. I just finished reading the first book in Jennifer Hudson Taylor's, "For Love..." series and will probably read the second one next. Have a great weekend!

Linda Blatchford said...

I'm reading Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King - amazing.

Finished NYPD 2 by Patterson.

Next book: 1's at the library for me, it's either by Judith Krantz or Nora Roberts

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