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Two WaterBrook Titles Win 2018 Christy Awards

 

It was a night of celebration for WaterBrook as two of its authors were named 2018 Christy Award winners on November 7 at the Christy Award Gala in Nashville, TN. Katie Ganshert’s Life After won in the General Fiction category, and Mesu Andrews’s Isaiah’s Daughter won in the Historical Fiction category.

For the complete list of winners, click here.

The Christy Awards were established in 1999 to honor Christian novels of excellence, imagination and creativity. The award is designed to nurture and encourage creativity and quality in the writing and publishing of fiction written from a Christian worldview and showcase the diversity of genres.

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Stunning Yosemite National Park sets the stage for this late 1920s historical romance with mystery, adventure, heart, and a sense of the place John Muir described as “pervaded with divine light.”

Watercolorist Olivia Rutherford has shed her humble beginnings to fashion her image as an avant-garde artist to appeal to the region’s wealthy art-collectors. When she lands a lucrative contract painting illustrations of Yosemite National Park for a travel magazine, including its nightly one-of-a-kind Firefall event, she hopes the money will lift Olivia and her sisters out of poverty. 

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Coming Soon: BENEATH A PRAIRIE MOON!

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Readers rabid for the sweet historical romances of Tracie Peterson and Tamara Alexander will flock to best-selling author Kim Vogel Sawyer’s prairie-set heartwarmer of high society cast-off and the western town that welcomes her.

Abigail Brantley grew up in affluence and knows exactly how to behave in high society. But when she is cast from the social registers due to her father’s illegal dealings, she finds herself forced into a role she never imagined: tutoring rough Kansas ranchers in the subjects of manners and morals [ … ]

Luther and Katharina Wins 2016 ECPA Book Award

Colorado Springs, Colo. (May 6, 2016) – WaterBrook is proud to announce that Luther and Katharina: A Novel of Love and Rebellion (WaterBrook, October 6, 2015) by Jody Hedlund has won the Evangelical Christian Publisher’s Association (ECPA) 2016 Christian Book Award in the “Fiction” category. The 2016 Christian Book Award winners were named at the ECPA’s 2016 Awards Celebration on May 3rd during the ECPA Leadership Summit hosted in Nashville, Tenn.

In Luther and Katharina, bestselling author Hedlund, chronicles the true love story between former nun, Katharina von Bora and the great reformer of the faith, Martin Luther. As an expert in the historical fiction genre, her work shines a light on female figures that have, for far too long, remained unknown and hidden in the annals of history.

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SNEAK PEEK: Room for Hope by Kim Vogel Sawyer

In a desperate time, can Neva find forgiveness for a grievous wrong—and make room for hope?

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Neva Shilling has a heavy load of responsibility while her husband travels to neighboring communities and sells items from his wagon. In his absence, she faithfully runs the Shilling Mercantile, working to keep their business strong as the Depression takes its toll, and caring for their twins.

When a wagon pulls up after supper, Neva and her children rush out—and into the presence of the deputy driving a wagon carrying three young children. The deputy shocks her with the news that Warren and his wife have died, insisting it was their last request that the three children go live with “Aunt Neva.”

Neva’s heart is shattered as she realizes that Warren’s [ … ]

SNEAK PEEK: Daughter of Highland Hall by Carrie Turansky

What if the title, the estate, the life of security and splendor… what if it isn’t enough? 

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Strong-willed and beautiful, debutante Katherine Ramsey feels ready to take the London social season by storm, and she must. Her family estate, Highland Hall, has been passed to older male cousin Sir William Ramsey, and her only means of securing her future is to make a strong debut and find a proper husband. With her all-knowing and meddling aunt as a guide, Katherine is certain to attract suitors at the lavish gatherings, sparkling with Great Britain’s elite.

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SNEAK PEEK: Where Treetops Glisten by Cara Putman, Sarah Sundin, and Tricia Goyer

The crunch of newly fallen snow, the weight of wartime.

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Siblings forging new paths and finding love in three stories, filled with the wonder of Christmas.
Turn back the clock to a different time, listen to Bing Crosby sing of sleigh bells in the snow, as the realities of America’s involvement in the Second World War change the lives of the Turner family in Lafayette, Indiana.

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