The Christian Romance Book Club has announced that the November featured romance is Morning Star by Charlotte Hubbard. It’s the first book in the Maidels of Morning Star series. Want to join the conversation? Find out more about the book below, because the discussion begins inside the Facebook group the week of Monday, November 23.
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COMING UP: The Christian Romance Book Club’s featured book in December will be ROMANTIC SUSPENSE. Do you have any appropriate books to nominate for the poll when the group picks the Dec featured selection? These are the criteria for an appropriate nomination:
#1 – Christian romantic suspense
#2 – In print
#3 – Available for purchase from an online bookseller
That’s it! Share your suggestions here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/986896981440636/permalink/2034789883318002
MORE ABOUT THE NOVEMBER FEATURED SELECTION
(The Maidels of Morning Star Book 1)
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When five maidels join forces to turn an abandoned barn into an Amish marketplace, the unmarried women have community in mind. But their fledgling enterprise promises to reap surprising rewards for each in turn, including the gift of unexpected love . . .
For Regina Miller, the new Morning Star Marketplace is a chance to share her secret work with the world—without revealing herself. Old Order Amish forbid the creation of art without purpose, but without a husband, Regina has been free to explore the joy of painting in her attic. Yet when Gabe Flaud’s curiosity leads him to speculate that Regina herself is the painter, the full weight of their community’s judgement falls on her shoulders.
When Gabe stands up to defend Regina, questioning the Order’s restrictions, he reveals his own guilty secret and is shunned along with her. Forced to turn to each other for companionship, the young couple must learn to balance their own needs with their deep faith . . . and a love that will show them all things are possible.
Charlotte talked to FamilyFiction about how her faith impacts her fiction:
As a very active choir member and Deacon in my Presbyterian congregation, I’m a big believer in being the hands and feet of Jesus here on earth—giving direct help to those who need it—which is also a value the Amish cherish. Also, I sometimes get story ideas from Sunday sermons, or I take note of scripture passages that would be relevant for the bishops and preachers in my books to use!
MORE ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Drawing upon her experiences in Jamesport, the largest Old Order Amish community west of the Mississippi, longtime Missourian Charlotte Hubbard writes of simpler times and a faith-based lifestyle. Charlotte considers it her personal mission to feed people—to share hearth and home. Faith and family, farming and food preservation are hallmarks of her lifestyle—and the foundation of all her Amish romance series. She’s a deacon, a dedicated church musician, and a choir member. When she’s not writing, she loves to try new recipes, crochet, and sew. Charlotte now lives in Minnesota with her husband and their border collie.
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