March 2020 FamilyFiction

FamilyFiction’s latest Collector’s Edition is our 2020 Christian Romance Special–with a focus on all types of inspirational love stories, including contemporary romance, Amish romance, historical romance, and romantic suspense.

Contemporary romance author Heidi McCahan takes us behind the scenes to reveal the inspiration for Sweet Melody, shares her goals when writing it, and explains what she loves most about writing romances. Historical romance author Pat Jeanne Davis explains the real-life incidents that inspired When Valleys Bloom Again, shares why she wants to highlight the lives of those who served in WWII, and reveals the faith message behind the novel. Historical romance author Tessa Afshar shares the research that went into Daughter of Rome, reveals her approach to writing romance fiction, and explains what she hopes readers get out of her new book. Romantic suspense author Elizabeth Goddard explains her goals writing Always Look Twice, reveals why she loves writing romance stories, and outlines the challenges of writing about danger as a Christian author.

PLUS: Our readers’ picks for this year’s 40 essential Christian Romance authors! A panel of Christian romance authors discuss the challenges–and benefits–of writing about “romance” from a biblical perspective. And a roundup of 10 clean romance movies for your next date night DVD.

News including Lynette Eason’s romantic suspense Collateral Damage debuts on the PW Top 5, Francine Rivers returns in 2022 with The Disinherited, and Grace Hitchcock‘s new historical romance The Gray Chamber takes readers inside a real-life women’s lunatic asylum.

All that and 60+ new and recent Christian romance books from Tracie Peterson, Wanda E. Brunstetter, Karen Kingsbury, Irene Hannon, Roseanna M. White, Davis Bunn, Melody Carlson, Carolyn Miller, Denise Hunter, and more!

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