Christian Romantic Suspense Novels

New releases from two top authors It's so much fun to see the romantic suspense genre gaining more ground within the Christian fiction world over the last few years.  Dee Henderson kicked it off for us many years ago (shout out to the O'Malleys!) and now we have lots of great new voices writing in this area.  Two of LifeWay's top authors in this area are Irene Hannon and Lynette Eason.  I have read both through the years and can 100% recommend them to you.  If you've read every word that … [Read more...]

Coming Soon to LifeWay

New Christian Regency Romance Novel Julie Klassen has been one of LifeWay Christian Store's fastest growing authors over the last three years.  With each new novel, her popularity grows and grows.  Julie has masterfully brought regency romance novels to the Christian market, a need that we have had for many years. As a perfect Christmas gift to her readers this year, her new novel will be releasing in December instead of January!  Hooray! So we have just a month and a half to wait for it.   … [Read more...]

The Forgiven by Marta Perry

New series by popular Christian novelist Happy Friday to you!  We made it! Today I'm happy to have novelist Marta Perry joining us.  She has just released The Forgiven, the first book in her new series The Keepers of the Promise.  Before Marta comes, let me give you a peak at the story. When three women, all cousins, are given the task of sorting through the treasures of several generations of their Amish family, they each discover a story from the past that provides insights and … [Read more...]

LifeWay’s Novelist of the Month

Get to know popular Christian Novelist I love, love, love Lynn Austin's novels.  Getting her new release is seriously one of the highlights of my year.  So when I got a copy of Keepers of the Covenant last week, I may have danced a jig in my office.  It will probably be the next novel I dig into.   This is the second book in the Restoration Chronicles Series (Return to Me is book #1) that takes you back to the days just after the Jewish nation is allowed to leave Babylon.  Here's a look at … [Read more...]

Driftwood Tides by Gina Holmes

ldkjfsldkjf Today I'm happy to have novelist Gina Holmes with us to share about her new book, Driftwood Tides.  I fell in love with Gina's writing upon her debut release, Crossing Oceans, several years ago.  I read Driftwood Tides last week and really enjoyed it.  Gina has a gift of taking hard issues like adoption and alcoholism and crafting a beautiful, redemptive story.  I believe that a lot of Christian fiction can be an encouragement to people who are walking difficult roads.  Gina's … [Read more...]

All My Belongings by Cynthia Ruchti

Inspiration for characters from popular Christian novelist As the book buyer for LifeWay Christian Stores, I get most excited about telling people about authors that they should really check out.  I enjoy getting readers hooked on some of the amazing authors we have in the Christian publishing world.  A novelist that I hear only great things about is Cynthia Ruchti.  I've met this sweet lady a couple of times over the years and even had a chance to get to know her a bit more just a few weeks … [Read more...]

Legend of Sheba by Tosca Lee

New Christian Fiction from Tosca Lee Already being touted as one of her best books to date, The Legend of Sheba is sure to be a popular novel among Tosca Lee's legions of fans.   She is known for her thorough research which provides readers a fast-paced, page turner of a book.  With her new release, Tosca takes historical details about the queen of Sheba and imagines the rest of the story.    Her name is legend. Her story, the epic of nations. The Queen of Sheba. A powerful new novel of love, … [Read more...]

The Story Keeper by Lisa Wingate

Get to know a best selling Christian novelist I love introducing you to authors (especially novelists!) that I really want more people to get to know.  Lisa Wingate is one of them.  Many of you are very familiar with her as she has written several (with some best sellers, too!).  Lisa is becoming one of the leading voices in today's contemporary women's fiction and I fully expect her to have a long and successful writing career. Lisa just released her new novel, The Story Keeper, and it's … [Read more...]

Novelist of the Month: Laura Frantz

Get to know historical Christian fiction writer I wanted to introduce many of you to Laura Frantz.  If I had a list of authors that I believe any Christian fiction fan should read, she would be on it and would be pretty close to the top.  Laura is one of the best historical novelists in our industry.  I personally think she stands heads and shoulders above much of the writing that is in our Christian fiction market today.    Her writing is well researched and expertly crafted which gives … [Read more...]

Huge Release Day at LifeWay

New releases from top Christian authors I think today could be the biggest release day we've had while I've been working at LifeWay!  I don't recall one day where we have so many best selling authors releasing new books on the same day.  If you are a book fan then today is a day you're gonna love!  Let's look at the great nonfiction and fiction releases that are now available at LifeWay Christian Stores.  And all are on sale! The Grave Robber by Mark Batterson (on sale $17.24) Do we believe … [Read more...]