Genre Archives: Fiction

The Narrow Road: A Pilgrims Progress (Novel)

Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
There was a time when people only had two books on their bookshelf: "The Bible" and John Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress." Erik Yeager has given us a substantial update to Bunyan's allegory without losing any of the original’s spiritual punch. While the characters and places remain the same, [...]

Vampire Defense (Novel)

November 9, 2012
Dove "Faith-Based" Some Content May Be Objectionable
Rooted in his experience as one of Mississippi’s premiere law professionals, James D. Bell’s first book, "Vampire Defense," is a legal thriller with fangs. Attorney John Brooks is assigned to defend Hal Boyd, nicknamed the Butcher of Belhaven. Brooks’ defense makes nationwide headlines when [...]

Alone Yet Not Alone (Book)

February 7, 2012
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Alone Yet Not Alone" is a quick-paced adventure, rich in faith and rooted in the history. Pages will fly as readers follow German immigrant Barbara Leininger through the Penn’s Creek Massacre and into bondage at the hands of Allegheny warriors. Based on the true story of one of her forebears, [...]

Footprints (Novelization)

December 3, 2012
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
A plot involving the suffering of a child and abused animals is nearly guaranteed to draw readers into the story. This book, based on actual events and a screenplay, is no exception. Young David’s life is shattered with the loss of his mother and becomes even worse when his father passes him off [...]

The Recipe for Life (Book)

Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Recipe for Life" is an emotional collection of stories marinated in practical advice. Author and film-maker Mark Maine sets a place at the table for readers hungry for tips on daily tasks from grocery shopping to getting enough sleep, while serving up a healthy side of spirituality. While [...]

Halflings (Novel)

January 24, 2012
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
The genesis of Halflings came from the book of Genesis itself: “The sons of God saw that the daughters of humans were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose” (Gen. 6:2). But what happens to the children born to them? This is the intriguing question "Halflings" asks and begins to [...]

The Lost Medallion (Novelization)

June 3, 2013
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
Bill Muir’s young adult novel “The Lost Medallion” is full of adventure, life lessons, and the occasional humorous situation. This is the archaeological/historical tale of a boy who learns about courage, loyalty, and what it means to be a leader, as well as an exciting tale of time travel. [...]

Home Run (Novelization)

March 1, 2013
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
I enjoyed “Home Run” so much that I read it in one sitting! The story immediately drew me in, and I found myself rooting for the deeply troubled protagonist to turn his life around. On the outside Cory Brand seems to have it all: money, fame, success, women. But on the inside, he is alone and [...]

Fatherless (Novel)

January 15, 2013
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
“Fatherless” is an intriguing and thought-provoking read. The book takes a look at many “what-if” scenarios as it follows four families of various economic positions and scrutinizes the plans of the politicians who run our future country. What if assisted suicide was legal and considered a [...]

The Frontier Boys (Novelization)

June 1, 2012
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
“The Frontier Boys” is a fast-paced adventure where sports, crime, and moral dilemmas meet. Based on the film of the same title, author and director John Grooters explores the consequences of big crime on a small town. Readers will find themselves drawn into the characters’ struggle between [...]