The kids are back in school, the days are growing shorter and sweaters are being pulled from the back of the closet for those cooler days that are just around the corner. Whether one has hours of free reading time or just a few moments grabbed here and there, autumn is the perfect time to curl up with some great romantic fiction.
September Christian romance book releases are plentiful this year and there are many genres and sub-topics to choose from if romance with an inspirational twist are your favorite types of books to tuck into your purse while taxiing the kids from school to ball practice to study groups. Here are seven of the Christian Fiction Examiners top picks for romantic novels from Christian authors.
"Fired Up" by Mary Connealy (Bethany House Publishers, Sept. 15, 2013) Book 2 of the Trouble in Texas series.
"Golden State Brides" by Keli Gwyn and Erica Vetsch (Barbour Publishing, Sept. 1, 2013) Two historical romance novels set in California in one book.
"The Journey of Josephine Cain" by Nancy Moser (Summerside Press, Sept. 1, 2013) Part of the American Tapestries series.
"Made to Last" by Melissa Tagg (Bethany House Publishers, Sept. 15, 2013) The first novel from an author who is sure to become a favorite among readers.
"Stranded" by Dani Pettrey (Bethany House Publishers, Sept. 1, 2013) Third book in the Alaskan Courage series.
"Trapped" by Irene Hannon (Revell, Sept. 1, 2013) Book 2 in the Private Justice series.
"What Once Was Lost" by Kim Vogel Sawyer (WaterBrook Press, Sept. 17, 2013) A historical romance set in Kansas.