Thursday, December 28, 2006

Best in Christian Fiction for 2006
According to The Library Journal

Rekindled - Tamera Alexander - Bethany House
Set in the 19th-century American West, Alexander's impressive debut follows Kathryn and Larson Jennings as disappointment and separation lead them on a journey of spiritual discovery.

Grace in Thine Eyes - Liz Curtis Higgs, Liz Curtis - WaterBrook
Following up on her heart-wrenching “Lowlands of Scotland” trilogy, Higgs proves once again that she can write tortured romance like nobody else. This moving tale draws its inspiration from the biblical story of Dinah.

Waking Lazarus - T. L. Hines - Bethany House
Hines' intricate thriller about a man declared dead several times offers plenty of twists and turns without sacrificing character development. Supernatural suspense that pushes the envelope.

The Brethren - Beverly Lewis - Bethany House
Lewis concludes her absorbing “Annie's People” trilogy (The Preacher's Daughter, The Englisher) about an Amish girl's struggles between her traditional life and her forbidden artistic talents and budding romance with an outsider.

Things We Once Held Dear - Ann Tatlock - Bethany House
Tatlock hones her sparkling prose into a memorable story about artist Neil Sadler, who tries to reconnect the pieces of his past and understand the path he has chosen. An unforgettable homecoming tale of tragedy, choices, and forgiveness. )

hat tip to Dave Long
See complete listings of genres at Library Journal.

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