In 1858 Natchez, Mississippi, Lily Anderson is determined to thwart a marriage of convenience. She embarks on a riverboat venture to keep her and her two sisters afloat financially. But gambler Blake Matthews has won part ownership of Lily’s riverboat. How will their business profit if he and Lily disagree about everything? The affluent Jean Luc Champney will do anything to get back what he lost in a card game, including wooing and endangering the pretty new owner. Will the song of the river evolve into a serenade or a lament?
Playing With Purpose: Baseball Mike Yorkey Hardcover, 256 pp., $19.99 Barbour Books (April 1, 2012)
Meet the “starting lineup” of talented major league players with fascinating faith stories. This book chronicles the lives of several players who stand strong for their Christian faith on the diamond. Veteran CBA author Mike Yorkey profiles major league stars both established and up-and-coming, including Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton, Clayton Kershaw, Carlos Beltran, Stephen Drew, Adrian Gonzalez, Ben Zobrist, Mark Teixeira, Jeremy Affeldt, and Mariano Rivera.
With her high-tech career in jeopardy, Annie runs from fast-paced Colorado Springs—and straight into the hospitality of San Luis Valley’s Amish community. There she meets cabinetmaker Rufus Beiler, and the more time she spends with him, the more attracted she becomes. When Annie finds she shares a common ancestor with Rufus, she feels both cultures colliding within her. But is her love for Rufus strong enough for her to give up the only life she’s ever known?
The Treasure of the Celtic Triangle Michael Phillips Paperback, 448 pp., $16.99 Barbour Books (August 1, 2012)
Having accepted his uncle’s dying request to solve the hidden mystery of the Westbrooke estate, Scottish Percy Drummond begins a search that takes him to Ireland. But as the key to the mystery continually eludes him, will he discover the treasure was closer than he imagined?
Trinity: Military War Dog Ronie Kendig Paperback, 352 pp., $12.99 Barbour Books (September 1, 2012)
A year ago in Afghanistan, Green Beret Heath Daniel’s career was destroyed… and his faith. Now he and his military war dog, Trinity, train other dogs and their handlers. Though his passion is to be back in action, the medical discharge has forced Heath and Trinity to the sidelines. Military intelligence officer Darci Kintz is captured while tracking the Taliban. Only one dog can handle the extreme conditions to save her: Trinity. Only one man can handle Trinity. Time is running out on the greatest and most dangerous mission of their lives.