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The latest and greatest inspirational products for Winter 2014

Contemporary & Suspense Fiction ::: 1

Beowulf: Explosives Detection Dog Ronie Kendig

Beowulf, a bullmastiff, is the only "boy" for Timbrel, and she has a history to remind her why. When Beowulf gets a "hit" in their mission to detect WDMs in Afghanistan, she reunites with Tony, and her no-other-man philosophy is challenged. Then tragedy threatens Tony's career and Timbrel's courage...

Breed Apart #3..............................................................................................13.95

No One to Trust Lynette Eason

Summer wakes up one morning to find her husband missing, three men in her home intent on finding him, and the life she's been living based on a lie. Is Kyle the computer programmer she met at the bank, or was that a cover? The search for her husband—and answers—takes Summer deep into a world organized crime. With her deepest relationship of trust shattered, who can she believe?

Hidden Identity #1........................................15.95

Wildwood Creek Lisa Wingate

When Allie is offered a job as a production assistant on a docudrama of the frontier settlement of Wildwood, a summer on set in the wilderness is a small price to pay for a dream.

Author of Prayer Box................................................................................... 16.95

It Had to Be You Susan May Warren

Eden dreams of becoming a reporter, but instead she's stuck writing obits and looking after her NHL rookie younger brother Owen. When Owen is injured and Eden stumbles upon a possible "big-break" story, she and team veteran and bad-boy enforcer Jace are thrown together. Can Jace overcome his bad reputation and become a mentor to Owen? And, do Eden and Jace belong on the same team after all?

Christiansen Family #2, after Take a Chance on Me.......................16.95

Time to Laugh Romance Collection

Wanda E. Brunstetter, Gail Sattler & Janice Thompson

Lois rebounds into the arms of a clown. Shy Tabby takes a ventriloquism class. Distrustful Shannon has a secret admirer. Carolyn is pursued by man who is opposite of her dreams. Tangie puts a Broadway career on hold. Enjoy a few laughs as the brokenhearted learn that a little bit of playful romance can turn life’s disappointments around. A collection of five lighthearted contemporary romances.

6x9" Softcover with flaps......................................................................... 15.95


2 ::: Romance & Historical Fiction Where Courage Calls

Janette Oke & Laurel Oke Logan

When Beth Thatcher accept a teaching position in the rugged foothills of western Canada, she resolves to put her trust in God, despite challenges in the rustic coal mining town. As her heart is torn between two young Mounties—one a lifelong friend, and the other a kind aid, her sister visits from the East, reminding her of all the luxuries she's had to give up. Will Beth return to her privileged life?

A When Calls the Heart Novel..................16.95

Echoes of Mercy Kim Vogel Sawyer

When Caroline goes undercover as a Dinsmore Chocolate Factory worker to investigate child workers' treatment, her fervent faith, difficult childhood and compassionate heart compel her to see children freed to pursue an education. When she meets Oliver, heir to the Dinsmore dynasty, also posing as a common worker, will the truth of their identities destroy the love starting to grow between them?

Author of What Once Was Lost..................16.95

All Things Hidden

Tracie Peterson & Kimberley Woodhouse

Gwyn loves being a nurse at her father's clinic on the Alaskan frontier. When Dr. Jeremiah Vaughan joins the practice, he leaves a broken engagement in Chicago, where his medical license was stripped away after an affluent patient's death. When rumors of Jeremiah's past begin to surface, he and Gwyn will need more than love to face an uncertain future. Author of Miner's Lady...................................15.95

Dancing Master Julie Klassen

When London dancing master Alec Valcourt moves with his mother and sister to remote Devonshire, he is stunned that all dancing is prohibited by the village matriarch. Her daughter, the recklessly flirtatious Julia, becomes an unlikely ally, whose bold exterior disguises a vulnerable soul. With Alec's help, can Julia uncover old secrets and restore life to her somber village... and to her mother's tattered heart?

Author of Tutor's Daughter........................ 15.95

Match Made in Texas

Karen Witemeyer, Mary Connealy, Regina Jennings & Carol Cox

In this collection of four short stories from frontier Texas, a good-hearted busybody just can’t keep herself from surreptitiously trying to match up women in dire straits with men of good character. How is she to know she's also giving each couple a little nudge toward love?

A Novella Collection.....................................15.95

Shades of Mercy

Anita Lustrea & Caryn Rivadeneira

Tired of being the ”son” her father never had, Mercy is ready for the world to embrace her—and the forbidden love she feels. But good girls from her small Maine community do not date young men from the Maliseet tribe like Mick. When Mick is thrown in jail under suspicion of murder, Mercy nearly loses all hope—in love, in her father, and in God himself.

Maine Chronicles #1................................................................................... 15.95


Amish Fiction ::: 3 Simple Choices Nancy Mehl

Eager to marry Sam, the man of her dreams, graphic designer Gracie returns to the peaceful small town of Harmony after chaperoning Hannah Mueller during summer art classes in the city. But when Hannah goes missing, Gracie's happy plans become a mess of suspicion and fear. Will Gracie ever find contentment and marital bliss?

Harmony #3. Pocketsize...........................................5.95

Calling

Suzanne Woods Fisher

As she sifts through the accumulation of five elderly Amish sisters, Bethany's restless heart is searching for answers—in life and in love. When she's roped into volunteering in a community project for down-and-outers, she starts to find joy and satisfaction again. Can the adorable and impossible Jimmy Fisher woo her affections? And what does her mysterious past mean to her future?

Inn at Eagle Hill #2, after Letters................ 15.95

Minding Molly Leslie Gould

Molly has everything planned just right... or so she thinks! To save the family farm, her mother wants her to marry Mervin, but when she meets tall, muscular and confident Leon, she tries to coax Mervin into loving Hannah. When Leon and Hannah instead begin falling for each other, will Molly keep struggling to control everything, or will she learn to let God handle the twists and turns of her life?

Courtships of Lancaster County #3.......... 16.95

Taken for English Olivia Newport

Annie joined the Amish church based on prayerful conviction, not romantic dreams. And yet, she'd hoped to share her new life with Rufus. But he's obviously in no hurry. Will the challenges she now faces test her newfound faith? And how long will Rufus test her patience?

Valley of Choice #3..........................................................................................16.95

Biblical Fiction ::: 3 Rachel

Jill Eileen Smith

Can true love overcome a legacy of betrayal? Rachel wants her sister Leah to wed and move out. Leah longs for a good man who will love her alone. Jacob is trying to escape a past laced with deceit and find God's promised future. Treachery leaves him with sisters who have never gotten along and now must share a husband. In the power struggles that follow, only one woman will triumph... or will she?

Wives of the Patriarchs #3...............................................16.95

Solomon's Song Roberta Kells Dorr

King Solomon—who became the wisest of all kings, beloved son of King David and his wife Bathsheba, builder of a prosperous empire, and lover to many wives and concubines—first rivalled for the throne with his brother Adonijah, and discovered that love is nothing when pitted against strength and power.

Author of David & Bathsheba.....................................15.95


4 ::: Children Bedtime Prayers That End with a Hug Stephen Elkins

Turn your child’s bedtime into a calm and soothing time with God with 52 snuggle-time moments based on Bible themes, along with sweet illustrations, simple lessons to help children apply the Bible to daily life, NLT memory verses, and heartwarming bedtime stories wrapping up with a great big hug!

8x8” Hardcover. Author of Bible Stories That End with a Hug... 16.95

Let Me Hold You Longer Karen Kingsbury

Amid the whirlwind of life, a mother savors not only her child’s first steps and first words, but the lasts as well, like the last day of kindergarten and last Little League at-bat. A tenderhearted book with colorful illustrations and a sweet, reflective tone.

7x8” Padded Hardcover..............8.95

Adventures of Benjamin Bear Claire Freedman

Now, the four Benjamin Bear stories can be found in one big picture book. Join this bouncy bear and his friends as they play and learn together about the importance of friendships and manners, and how, at the end of the day, quiet time can be fun too.

9x10” Softcover, 108 pages........................................................... 13.95

Bible Old Man

The classic card game of Old Maid, reimagined. A cast of 24 Bible characters are brought to life with beautifully illustrated, jumbo-sized cards which are easy for little hands to hold. Ages 4 and up.

Jumbo Card Game. 3.5x5" Cards.................................................................7.00

Redcoats are Coming!

Marianne Hering & Nancy I. Sanders

Cousins Patrick and Beth travel to 1775 Concord to help wake up its sleeping citizens before the Redcoats come. They help smuggle musket balls, sound the alarm that the Redcoats are coming, and deliver a secret message to Paul Revere. Along the way they learn that most of the revolutionaries leaned on God’s direction and even pastors helped in the cause. Ages 7-10.

Imagination Station #13.............................................................................5.95


Youth ::: 5 Canyon of Danger Susan K. Marlow

Jem’s pa, the sheriff, is away, leaving Jem in charge of the ranch—along with Aunt Rose, that is. When Pa’s horse, Copper, and his prize rifle are stolen, Jem and his cousin Nathan find Copper’s tracks end at a dark canyon in the hills. What is the real story of the canyon of danger? Have thieves found the perfect hideout? Ages 8-12.

Goldtown Adventures #3.......................................................... 8.95

My Amish Boyfriend Melody Carlson

Shannon’s exciting plans—getting her driver’s license and a summer job—come crashing down when her ill mother relocates them both to the heart of Amish country where relatives can help. When Ezra, a hot young Amish guy, enters the picture, will Shannon get an Amish makeover and jump into a whole new way of life? Ages 12-16.

Author of Simple Song...............................................................................10.95

Family Entertainment ::: 5 Adventures in Odyssey DVDs

Join young Dylan Taylor, his dog Sherman and John Avery Whittaker for animated adventures with spiritual lessons. 8. Go West Young Man 9. Someone to Watch Over Me 10. In Harm’s Way

DVDs......................................... 15.00 each

CS Lewis at War

Radio Theatre; Paul McCusker

A full-cast audio presentation of the true story behind CS Lewis’ Mere Christianity, which was written during WWII in London. This behind-the-scenes audio drama integrates the ideas Lewis explored with the very real impact of living out a Christian life in a period of trauma. Also includes an unabridged reading of Mere Christianity.

8 CDs.......................................................................................44.00

Strange Brand of Happy

After losing his job, David hires an attractive life coach named Joyce (Rebecca St. James), whom he accompanies to volunteer at a retirement home. There, a crafty retiree goads David and his ex-boss to face off for Joyce's heart. As David struggles to find himself and ponders the existence of God, the community of retirees point him in the direction of true north.

DVD..................................................................................................................21.00


6 ::: Christian Living Unstoppable Nick Vujicic

Being unstoppable is about overcoming hardships by focusing on the promises of God’s great love and His divine plan for your life. In sharing compelling stories of his own experiences and those of many others, Nick explains how anyone can unleash the power that comes with putting faith into action, and become unstoppable.

Author of Life Without Limits..................................................16.95

Faith Classics series

Lightly abridged and updated editions of Christian classics, speaking to today's reader. All of Grace - Charles Spurgeon A clear, simple explanation of God's free gift of salvation. Pilgrim's Progress - John Bunyan The timeless allegory of Christian's journey, exploring how to live on earth while anticipating Heaven.

4.25x7" Softcovers..................................................................... 5.95 each

6 ::: Devotional Be Still My Soul Randy Petersen

In this devotional you'll discover the inspiring stories behind 175 beloved hymns, many of which were written out of incredible life experiences— from the heart cry of a repentant slave trader to the renewed hope of a survivor of an attempted suicide. Includes musical score and lyrics.

6x9" Softcover....................................................................... 18.95

Open the Windows of Heaven

Simple, heartfelt devotions for women overflowing with heaven-sent blessings, prayers, memorable quotations and Bible promises.

4.25x6" Softcover............ 5.95

To God Be the Glory What a Friend We Have in Jesus

Thoughtful devotions inspired by the lyrics from the beloved hymns, plus prayers, memorable quotations and Bible promises.

4.25x6" Softcover...........................5.95 each

Bookmark Devotionals series

Thoughtful devotions for women, with prayers, quotes & Scripture. Full color interiors & tear-out bookmark. Daily Grace for Daily Life - Anita Higman A reminder that God provides daily doses of grace to His beloved daughters. Quiet Moments with God - Shanna D. Gregor Cultivate a heart of prayer in quiet meditation. Whatever is Lovely - Tina Krause Encouragement from Philippians 4:8 to think on the good and righteous things of God.

4.375x6" Softcovers.........................................8.95 each


Women ::: 7 Antelope in the Living Room Melanie Shankle

Real marriage is about sharing joys and sorrows, and living with someone who thinks it's a good idea to hang a giant antelope head in your living room. A laugh-out-loud and smile-through-your-tears look at that magical and mysterious union called marriage, two people sharing one life.

Author of Sparkly Green Earrings................................16.95

You're Going to Be Okay Holley Gerth

Encouraging truth your heart needs to hear, especially on hard days, plus probing questions for self-reflection, to help you find strength, resiliency and joy in the midst of life's difficulties.

Author of You're Already Amazing..............................17.95

Encouraging Words for Mothers Michelle Medlock Adams

365 daily devotions with brief, themed biblical reflections on topics including worry, unconditional love, discipline, and prayer, equipping you to be the mother God intended you to be.

Prayers for a Woman's Heart

More than 400 potent, power-packed prayers and uplifting Scripture, offering you just the hope and inspiration you need to benefit from a deeper and more meaningful connection to your heavenly Father.

Inspirational Book Bargains series............................... 8.95 each

True Stories ::: 7 Mother of Malawi Al Gibson

When Annie, an abuse survivor, was converted to Christianity by Brother Andrew, she ministered on the streets of Amsterdam, in South Africa during apartheid, and by establishing an orphanage in Malawi, Africa, an oasis of love for nearly 200 children. Follow her inspiring journey from victim to faithful servant of God and witness His transforming love................... 15.95

I Am In Here

Elizabeth Bonker & Virginia Breen

Though she cannot speak, Elizabeth writes poetry that shines a light on the hidden inner world of autism and the world around us. Combining her poetry and her mother's stirring storytelling, this poignant, stirring journey proclaims that there is always a reason to take the next step—with hope.

Now in Softcover.............................................. 13.95

Ruth & Billy Graham Hanspeter Nuesch

Full of anecdotes that reveal a winsome couple completely committed to one another and their mission, this biography uncovers the foundation of faith and love that made the life, ministry, and legacy of this influential couple possible. .......................................................................................... 15.95


8 ::: Gifts & Bibles NIV Thinline Bible, Woolen Collection, Gray

An extra-thin, lightweight and portable Bible with an elegant look—a soft wool textured cover with a decorative button closure. Includes presentation page and words of Christ in red.

6.375x9.25"................................................................ 34.95

Come As You Are Devotional Journal Lisa Troyer

Discover a true sense of belonging in Jesus, and find a life filled with passion and purpose, while recording your innermost thoughts and feelings in this devotional journal featuring a brief devotional thought at the top of each lined journaling page.

6x8" LeatherLike Hardcover...................................................................... 13.95

Collection of Peace Helen Steiner Rice

A beautiful collection of poems, like “Do Not Be Anxious” and “Learn to Rest”, which will comfort your heart and lift your spirit.

4.25x7" Softcover........................................................................................................ 5.95

Faith Blocks

A set of 5 wooden blocks make a perfect decor addition to any room.

2.125" Height....................................................................................... 8.00

Loved Wall Cross

Adorn your room with a reminder of God's sentiment toward you with this beautiful wooden wall-hanging cross.

15.75" Height..................................................................................... 16.00

Borden, SK 306-997-2226 livingbooks@sasktel.net New Dundee, ON 519-696-2181 livingbookson@gmail.com


Good News Winter 2014