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2017 Lone Star Lit Holiday Gift Guide • BOOKS OF FAITH


DiAnn Mills

A Texas Legacy Christmas (Texas Legacy Series #4)

DM Publishing

E-book, B01M0ORQ5B, 234 pgs., $3.99

October 4, 2016


This Christian, historical romance by best-selling author DiAnn Mills is set in the early 1900s. In this fourth and last book of the Texas Legacy series, Zack Kahler heads back to Texas with two homeless eight-year-old twins in tow. But soon Zack finds his hands full as he tries to run a newspaper, recover from a lost love, and keep his unruly charges out of trouble. Boardinghouse worker and life-long outcast Chloe Weaver has had her fair share of hurt and rejection. When Zack and the twins show up on her doorstep, more than one wounded heart is stirred with love. Can the love of Christmas present a miracle to heal these Texan hearts?









Julianna Deering

Death at Thorburn Hall (Drew Farthering Mystery)

Bethany House Publishers

Hardcover, 978-0-7642-3116-2, (also available in paperback, and as an e-book), 336 pgs., $25.99

November 7, 2017


Drew Farthering finds a new mystery on his hands when he arrives at Thorburn Hall in Scotland for the 1935 British Open. His host, Lord Rainsby, asks Drew to investigate a suspected embezzler and then dies in a suspicious accident the next day. Thorburn Hall is full of guests with motives for the killing. Can Drew discover the killer among them?













Mary Connealy

Too Far Down (The Cimarron Legacy)

Bethany House Publishers

Hardcover, 978-0-7642-3114-8, (also available in paperback, as an e-book, and on Audible), 322 pgs., $25.99

October 3, 2017


When an explosion at the mine kills workers and damages the CR Company, the Boden family is plunged deep into the heart of trouble yet again. As they try to identify the forces against them once and for all, Cole Boden finds himself caught between missing his time back in the east, and all that New Mexico offers — namely, his family and cowgirl Melanie Blake.












Regina Jennings

Holding the Fort (Fort Reno Series)

Bethany House Publishers

Hardcover, 978-0-7642-3119-3, (also available in paperback, and as an e-book), 352 pgs., $25.99

December 5, 2017


When dance hall singer Louisa Bell visits Fort Reno to see her brother, she is mistaken for the governess that the harried Major Daniel Adams is waiting for. Between his rowdy troops and his two daughters, he has more responsibility than he can handle alone. Eager for the opportunity, Louisa sets out to show the widower that she is a perfect fit.












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