THE BAKER'S WIFE
Healy’s fascinating plot is fast paced and difficult to put down once started. The meaningful faith message is communicated through various ways and will help the reader’s own faith to grow. The characters are easy to relate to in both their good and bad choices, and the delectable bakery descriptions will have readers hungering for more.
When Geoff loses his job as a pastor, he and his wife Audrey and their son open a bakery to continue sharing their baked items with the community they have grown to love. One foggy morning, Audrey collides with what she discovers is a motorized scooter covered in blood. No body is found, but the scooter belongs to Julie, the wife of the local police detective who was instrumental in Geoff’s firing. Can they discover what happened to Julie before things spiral out of control? (THOMAS NELSON, Oct., 320 pp., $15.99)