Suzanne Woods Fisher tops today’s Buffet with The Choice, a novel that takes you into the world of a young Amish woman torn between following the man she loves–or joining the community of faith that sustains her, even as she questions some of the decisions of her elders. Her choice begins a torrent of change for her and her family.

suzSuzanne has loved to write since she was a teen. After college, she started to write for magazines and became a contributing editor for Christian Parenting Today magazine. Several years ago, Suzanne decided to give her first novel a try. For four and a half months, she worked on an old computer in a cramped laundry room. She didn’t even tell her husband what she was up to. When the novel was completed, she told her family at dinner one night that she had written a book. “That’s why there’s no food in this house!” said her slightly insensitive sons.

Undaunted, Suzanne found a small royalty publisher for that book and wrote three more (all earned multiple awards). With help from an agent, she went on to sign contracts with Revell Books for 20-plus books.

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The Choice

Romance > Inspirational > Amish
Author: Suzanne Woods Fisher
Choice, The (Lancaster County Secrets Book #1): A Novel

Lancaster County has always been her home–but where does her heart belong? One moment Carrie Weaver was looking forward to running away with Lancaster Barnstormers pitcher Solomon Riehl–plans that included leaving the Amish community where they grew up. The next moment she was staring into a future as broken as her heart.

Now, Carrie is faced with a choice. But will this opportunity be all she hoped? Or will this decision, this moment in time, change her life forever? A tender story of love, forgiveness, and looking below the surface, The Choice uncovers the sweet simplicity of the Amish world–and shows that it’s never too late to find your way back to God.



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The Summer I Died

Genre Fiction > Horror
Author: Ryan C. Thomas
The Summer I Died (The Roger Huntington Saga, Book 1)

This cult thriller novel is back in an all-new Kindle edition which features the original text as it was meant to be published.

When Roger Huntington comes home from college for the summer and is met by his best friend, Tooth, he knows they’re going to have a good time. A summer full of beer, comic books, movies, laughs, and maybe even girls. The sun is high and the sky is clear as Roger and Tooth set out to shoot beer cans at Bobcat Mountain. Just two friends catching up on lost time, two friends thinking about their futures. . . two friends suddenly thrust into the middle of a nightmare.

Forced to fight for their lives against a sadistic killer with an arsenal of razor sharp blades and a hungry dog by his side. If they are to survive, they must decide: are heroes born, or are they made? Or is something more powerful happening to them? And more importantly, how do you survive when all roads lead to death?

Glow

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: Steve Gannon
Glow

Mike Callahan is thirty-three years old, divorced, and a reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Sunday morning, when he heads out on a motorcycle ride up the California coast, he has no idea he is embarking on a journey that will lead to death, rebirth, and a final chance for redemption . . . as well as testing the limits of his sanity.

And possibly yours . . .

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Action & Adventure > War & Military
Author: Todd Tucker
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Lieutenant Danny Jabo is a young officer onboard the USS Alabama, a Trident submarine. When a mad man tries to stop the ship’s vital mission, it’s up to Danny and the rest of the heroic crew to stop him.

Christmas Wrapping

Romantic Comedy
Author: Lisa Crane
Christmas Wrapping

Maddie’s renting a kiosk in an office building; she offers her services as a personal shopper and gift wrapper. Most of her customers are men. Her best customer is William Dancer, the owner of the office building; he’s come to her kiosk nearly every day to request her services in purchasing yet another gift for yet another woman. How many girlfriends does this guy have? And why does he have to be so handsome?

William just wants a date with the pretty girl in the lobby of his office building. But why would a bubbly, bouncy girl like Maddie Vaughn go out with a guy like him — a guy whose last girlfriend called him boring? William figures if he can just talk to her, he’ll get up the nerve to ask her out.

Now Maddie thinks William is a playboy and William is stuck with an office full of gifts for a woman who doesn’t know he’s falling hard and fast for her. Will the spirit of Christmas — in the form of Maddie’s brother — help these two sort through this muddle?

The Descent Series: Death’s Hand, The Darkest Gate, and Dark Union

Fantasy > Paranormal & Urban
Author: SM Reine
The Descent Series, Books 1-3: Death's Hand, The Darkest Gate, and Dark Union

This is a collection of the first three titles in The Descent Series, which are gritty urban fantasy books about an exorcist, a witch, and their battles against the forces of Heaven and Hell.

Elise Kavanagh doesn’t want to hunt demons anymore. It’s been five years since she killed her last enemy, and life has been quiet since then. She went to college. Got a job, and then lost it. Made a friend or two. Lived a normal life. Now her former partner, a powerful witch named James Faulkner, wants Elise to fight one more time. The daughter of a coven member has been possessed, and Elise is the only exorcist nearby.

Becoming a hero again would mean risking discovery by old enemies. But digging into the case reveals that it might already be too late–bodies are disappearing, demons slither through the night, and the cogs of apocalypse are beginning to turn. Some enemies aren’t willing to let the secrets of the past stay dead…

Chasing Sunsets

Christian Fiction > Romance
Author: Eva Marie Everson
Chasing Sunsets (The Cedar Key Series Book #1): A Cedar Key Novel

Kimberly Tucker’s life hasn’t turned out the way she thought it would. A divorced mother of two, Kim resents her ex-husband for moving on with his life and living it up while she struggles to understand what went wrong. When her sons end up spending five weeks of summer vacation with their father, Kim’s own father suggests a respite in the family vacation home on tiny Cedar Key Island.

As Kim revisits her childhood memories and loves, she soon discovers that treasures in life are often buried, and mistakes–both past and present–become redeemable in God’s hand.

Small Change: The Secret Life of Penny Burford

Christian Fiction
Author: J. Belinda Yandell
Small Change: The Secret Life of Penny Burford

As a young girl, while helping her minister father distribute Christmas baskets and toys to underpriveleged families, Penny Burford’s life was touched and changed. As a result, in 1965, adult Penny takes a single nickel from her husband, Roy’s, overflowing mound of change on the bedroom dresser. With that single act, she changes the course of her life–and the lives of untold others.

Penny has never kept a secret from her husband, but as her hoard of castaway change grows, she discovers that having her own money gives her the power to make her own decisions. And she finds that small change can eventually lead to big changes.

Thirty-four years later, Roy finds a large check drawn on an account bearing only Penny’s name. He is bewildered, wondering how his wife, who has never worked outside their home, managed to come by so much money. His quest to unravel this mystery leads him to other discoveries about the woman he thought he knew so well. Roy learns just how many lives Penny has touched and just how well his wife has known his own secrets all those years–and her example shows him how to begin life anew.

Small Change is a deceptively simple story that explores the human condition in a rich emotional portrait. A remarkable tale of an ordinary housewife who leaves an extraordinary legacy, it reminds us of the true spirit of charity, the lasting effects of dysfunctional childhood, and the tragic self-silencing that limits the richness of far too many lives.

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The Burning Land: A Novel (Saxon Tales)

Historical Fiction > British
Author: Bernard Cornwell
Regular Price $9.99, Today $1.99
The Burning Land: A Novel (Saxon Tales)

In a clash of heroes, the kingdom is born.

At the end of the ninth century, King Alfred of Wessex is in ill health; his heir, an untested youth. His enemy, the Danes, having failed to conquer Wessex, now see their chance for victory. Led by the sword of savage warrior Harald Bloodhair, the Viking hordes attack. But Uhtred, Alfred’s reluctant warlord, proves his worth, outwitting Harald and handing the Vikings one of their greatest defeats.

For Uhtred, the sweetness of victory is soon overshadowed by tragedy. Breaking with Alfred, he joins the Vikings, swearing never again to serve the Saxon king. Instead, he will reclaim his ancestral fortress on the Northumbrian coast. Allied with his old friend Ragnar—and his old foe Haesten—he aims to invade and conquer Wessex itself.

Yet fate has different plans. The Danes of East Anglia and the Vikings of Northumbria are plotting the conquest of all Britain. When Alfred’s daughter pleads with Uhtred for help, he cannot refuse her request. In a desperate gamble, he takes command of a demoralized Mercian army, leading them in an unforgettable battle on a blood-soaked field beside the Thames.

In The Burning Land, Bernard Cornwell, “the reigning king of historical fiction” (USA Today), delivers a rousing saga of Anglo-Saxon England—an irresistible new chapter in his thrilling Saxon Tales, the epic story of the birth of England and the legendary king who made it possible.

Never Kiss a Rake (Scandal at the House of Russell)

Historical Romance > Mystery & Suspense
Author: Anne Stuart
Regular Price $9.99, Today $1.99
Never Kiss a Rake (Scandal at the House of Russell)

Anguished by death. Driven by revenge.

Bryony Russell and her two sisters are left destitute by the disgrace and unexpected death of their father, a wealthy shipping magnate. He left a cryptic note, and Bryony is determined to find the real villain and clear her father’s name. In disguise as a servant, Bryony infiltrates the home of her father’s business partner to find proof of his guilt…or innocence. It’s not just clues that Bryony finds, but temptation too…

Adrian Bruton, Earl of Kilmartyn, immediately suspects there is something not quite right about his new housekeeper. The brooding, irresistible rake plays along because he has his own guilty secrets, and his venal, scheming wife holds the key to them, trapping him in a hate-filled marriage. But against his will he’s fascinated by Bryony, seeing past the scars on her face to show her the beauty she never knew she had. Bryony must uncover the truth and attempt to preserve her father’s legacy, before things go too far and she falls in love with a man who might very well be her worst enemy.

Pale Horse Coming

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: Stephen Hunter
Regular Price $7.99, Today $1.99
Pale Horse Coming

Medal of Honor winner Earl Swagger returns in a hard-hitting sequel to Stephen Hunter’s best-sellingHot Springs, this time compelled by duty and friendship to follow his best friend, former Arkansas prosecutor Sam Vincent, to the most dangerous place in Mississippi. Sam has gone to Thebes, a prison for violent African American criminals, on a mission for a client.

What he finds there is not only a travesty of justice, but a place where the inhumanity of the jailers is matched by the horrific secret research being carried out on helpless prisoners. Captured and tortured himself, Earl manages to escape, but in short order he’s back, along with a hand-picked posse of aging sharpshooters who are eager to prove they’ve still got what it takes. They’re also as intent as Earl is on unmasking the conspiracy and destroying the real criminals. Bloody, bullet-ridden, and brilliantly paced, this is Hunter at his explosive best. –Jane Adams

Vanished

Christian Fiction > Romance
Author: Irene Hannon
Regular Price $14.99, Today $2.99
Vanished (Private Justice Book #1): A Novel

Reporter Moira Harrisons is lost. In the dark. In a thunderstorm. When a confusing detour places her on a rural, wooded road, she’s startled by the sudden appearance of a lone figure caught in the beam of her headlights. Though Moira jams on her brakes, the car careens across the wet pavement–and the solid thump against the side of the vehicle tells her she hit the person before she crashes into a tree on the far side of the road.

A dazed Moira is relieved when a man opens her door, tells her he saw everything, and promises to call 911. Then everything fades to black. When she comes to an hour later, she is alone. No man. No 911. No injured person lying on the side of the road. But she can’t forget the look of terror she saw on the person’s face in the instant before her headlights swung away. The person she hit had been in trouble. She’s sure of it. But she can’t get anyone to believe her story–except a handsome former police detective, now a private eye, who agrees to take on the case.

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

Action & Adventure > Fantasy
Author: N.K. Jemisin
Regular Price $7.99, Today $1.99
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy)

Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious circumstances, she is summoned to the majestic city of Sky. There, to her shock, Yeine is named an heiress to the king. But the throne of the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms is not easily won, and Yeine is thrust into a vicious power struggle.

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms is the debut novel from a major new voice in fantasy fiction.

Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious circumstances, she is summoned to the majestic city of Sky. There, to her shock, Yeine is named an heiress to the king. But the throne of the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms is not easily won, and Yeine is thrust into a vicious power struggle.

Same Kind of Different As Me

Biographies & Memoirs > African-American & Black
Author: Ron Hall, Lynn Vincent
Regular Price $9.99, Today $1.99
Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together

It begins outside a burning plantation hut in Louisiana. . . and an East Texas honky-tonk . . .and, without a doubt, in the heart of God. It unfolds in a Hollywood hacienda . . . an upscale New York gallery . . . a downtown dumpster. . . a Texas ranch.

Gritty with pain and betrayal and brutality, it also shines with an unexpected, life-changing love.

This incredible retelling now includes an interview with the authors and a reader’s guide that is perfect for individual or group study.

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