Five On Friday: Newly Announced Inspirational Book Deals

There are so many new book deals being made in the inspirational market that we’ve decided to devote a new special column to them. Here are five of this week's most inspiring inspirational book deals — just after they’ve been announced! 

An Amish community is shocked by a local murder in Kit Wilkinson’s Death in Lancaster County. The detective investigating the homicide was raised in the faith and reluctantly returns, dreading seeing the woman he left behind. 

The couple in Annalisa Daughety's Wedding Date in Hot Springs agree to be stand-in dates for some major life events. However, the lines between truth and lies are blurred when the two start falling for each other. Publication set for 2012. 

In Erica Vetsch's upcoming historical romance A Bride Sews with Love in Needles, California is set during WWI. A young woman working from home in conjunction with the Red Cross falls in love with a man who hasn’t enlisted. Problems arise when he faces pressure from the rest of the townsfolk, who believe he is a coward, avoiding going to war. 

When a restaurant robbery turns out to be something more, a local deputy must protect the woman he loves from an old enemy. Ramona Richard’s Murder in Progress will be released soon from Harlequin Love Inspired Suspense. 

Living in a parsonage is one of the most difficult things that Leona has ever done, and that includes getting over the death of her pastor husband. But the protagonist in Lynne Gentry’s The Reinvention of Leona Harper must come to terms with life’s challenges and hopefully, find a way to move on. A finalist in this year's Women of Faith Contest, Gentry’s story publishes in July.

And here’s a Friday Freebie: 

Four popular inspirational authors Sandra Bricker, Loree Lough, Trish Perry and Cynthia Ruchti join forces to write the non fiction book His Grace Is Sufficient...But Decaf Is Not. This devotional book for women will publish this fall. 

For more soon-to-be-published books you can visit our Upcoming Releases page and be sure to check out our Forewords column every Monday for the week’s newest book deals across all the genres!