October fiction releases: ‘Tis the season

October fiction releasesNot all of our October fiction titles are Christmas stories, but two-thirds of them are. In the publishing biz, October marks the beginning of the Christmas season.

Two of our releases — “While Shepherds Watched” and “Choir of Angels” — are booklets, while the others are all novels.

June Jacobs’ debut novel, “A Holiday Miracle in Apple Blossom,” was the winning entry in our 2013 Holiday Writing Contest.

Huber Hill Golden Staff“Huber Hill and the Golden Staff of Cibola” by B.K. Bostick (Book 3 of series)

Cíbola, the city of gold, is just a myth—or is it? As Huber and his friends search for a magical golden staff, they must believe in the legends and follow the clues that will lead them to this fabled city. But with a madman and a deadly secret society right on their trail, it quickly becomes a race for their lives! Huber’s final installment will keep any adventurer captivated.

 

 

 

“Mile 21” by Sarah DunsterMile 21_2x3

The singles ward is the last place Abish wants to be. But after the unexpected death of her husband (and after being kicked out of her mom’s place), she has to move into single-student housing to finish up her schooling. Maybe training for a marathon and winning the heart of the handsome executive secretary are exactly what Abish needs to get a personal best.

 

 

 

While Shepherds Watched_2x3“While Shepherds Watched” by Bevan Olsen

Long ago, an angel forever changed the lives of a few shepherds. On a lonely night while watching their flock, a heavenly messenger appeared to them and proclaimed the birth of the Savior. Experience the joy the shepherds felt as they sought and found the One who became the Savior of the world. Told in rhyme, this rendition of the Christmas story will soon become your family’s favorite.

 

 

 

“Choir of Angels” by Michele MirabileChoir of Angels_2x3

This year’s Christmas pageant is going to be the best ever! And Riley is prepared to be the greatest Joseph the pageant has ever seen. The only person standing in his way is Sam, the class bully, but Riley knows he can get the part. What he isn’t prepared for is a lesson in forgiveness in this endearing story about sacrifice and love.

 

 

 

 

Holiday Miracle in Apple Blossom_2x3“A Holiday Miracle in Apple Blossom” by June McCrary Jacobs

When her student, six-year-old Mary Noel, survives a car accident over Thanksgiving break, Amber and her new friend, Paul, are determined to cheer her up during the holidays. But Mary Noel’s most painful injury is the loss of her dog. The more withdrawn Mary Noel becomes, the more Amber and Paul need a miracle—a miracle that requires the entire community’s help.

 

 

“Carla Kelly’s Christmas Collection” by Carla KellyCarla Kelly Christmas Collection 2x3

Come explore Regency London with Carla Kelly! This collection features four stories that will warm your heart with Christmas cheer: “The Christmas Ornament,” “Make a Joyful Noise,” “An Object of Charity,” and “The Three Kings.” Filled with romance and a touch of humor, these stories are sure to find a place in your heart and remind you that Christmas is a time for love.