Christian Romance Novels
Christian romances are gaining in popularity. They often do not contain sex scenes and innuendo. The question of whether Christians should read these novels is a personal one.
Christian romances are similar to secular romances, but they have overt themes dealing with the faith and chaste behavior. These are also called inspirational romances.
Angels Walking is the first book in a fascinating fiction series that follows six fallen angels and their human companions. These angels, who once sat at the right hand of The Almighty, now serve Him on earth, slaying demons in the name of redemption.
The story of Angel, who represents Gomer and Hosea, is one of the most touching examples of God’s unconditional love for us in this Christian romance novel. She expects nothing but betrayal from men, but Michael Hosea defies her bitter expectations and pursues her, bringing her slowly closer to healing and restoration.
Ivy’s tenuous future rests in the hands of Davis Knight, a mysterious new photographer. But he challenges everything she believes about beauty and worth, and she must decide whether to accept his help or return to her life on the streets.
Love Comes Softly
Janette Oke paved the way for Christian romance authors with her first book published in 1979. Her books have since sold more than 30 million copies, and she’s been awarded a number of distinguished awards, including the ECPA President’s Award, the CBA Life Impact Award, and the Gold Medallion.
Love Comes Softly is a heartwarming series that explores family values and the importance of faith. Its characters struggle with their own personal obstacles and have been able to find love in the face of hardship. The series has also been adapted into a number of movies, allowing more people to experience the story of Clark and Marty.
Whether you’re looking for a romantic novel that will lift your spirits, or a historical fiction story about the American West, Love Comes Softly is sure to please. Its characters are relatable and evocative, and the writing is wholesome and honest. This is a series to read in order, as the events in each book build upon each other.
After tragedy strikes, combat reporter Nate Garrison reunites with Lindsey Colley in Starfish Bay on Northern California’s coast—the only place that ever felt like home. She runs the mercantile that once made young Nate dream of future family ties and deep roots, but she’s cautious and wary of love.
She’s the snobbish schoolteacher who disrupts townfolks, including blacksmith and occasional preacher Virgil Smithson. He wants no part of her, but a promise to his late wife nags at him.
Some Christians argue that romance novels should not be read because they promote lust, while others believe they can be a positive way to explore God’s love through fiction. It’s a personal decision that each reader must make through prayer and meditation. If you do choose to read these books, make sure you start with the first one in the series: Devil’s Night. It’s a must-read! The Hideaway is the second book in this dark romantic suspense.
The Town I Love
If you’re a fan of rom-coms, check out this steamy, fun read about two high school sweethearts who find love again. A must-read for everyone!
In this romantic novel, Alisha Blake returns to her small town home with big ambitions. But when a dinosaur bone brings paleontologist Quentin to her grandparents’ home, she finds herself torn between following her dreams and returning to the town she loves.
There’s nothing like a small town romance to warm your heart! This sweet story about two childhood friends reunites in Starfish Bay on the Northern California coast—the only place that ever felt like home to them.