06 July 2016

Waiting on Wednesday: Guide Me Home & When Death Draws Near

Hosted weekly by Breaking the Spine 
to spotlight eagerly-anticipated upcoming releases.

Title: Guide Me Home
Author: Kim Vogel Sawyer
Publisher: WaterBrook
Expected Publication Date: 2 August 2016

Working in the massive cave might allow Rebekah the chance to bring joy back to her family. But will it claim more than it gives?

After tragedy leaves its mark on Rebekah Hardin's family, she plans to help her parents and six siblings honor her beloved brother's memory and alleviate their poverty by working as a guide in the dangerous cave system. Kentucky's renowned Mammoth Cave presents profitable opportunities in for hardworking, capable "men." But Rebekah is determined and if it means presenting herself as a "himself," then she's up to the job.

Under the wing of experienced guide Tolly Sanford, Reb begins to learn the complexities of the cave and the two are joined by an aspiring young cartographer, Devlin Bale. 

The university student has traveled to the hill country to map tunnelsnot to fall for a girl in disguise. Can the God who designed miles of underground astonishment shape Devlin's ambitious plans and free Reb from the weight from the past?

Title: When Death Draws Near
Author: Carrie Stuart Parks
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Expected Publication Date: 2 August 2016

Gwen Marcey takes death in stride. Until she’s faced with her own mortality.

Forensic artist Gwen Marcey is between jobs when she accepts temporary work in Pikeville, Kentucky—a small town facing big-city crime. But before Gwen can finish her first drawing of the serial rapist who is on the loose, the latest witness vanishes. Just like all the others.

Gwen suspects a connection between the rapist and the “accidental” deaths that are happening around town, but the local sheriff has little interest in her theories. When her digitally-obsessed teenage daughter joins her there, Gwen turn her attention to a second assignment: going undercover in a serpent-handling church. She could get a handsome reward for uncovering illegal activity there—a reward she desperately needs, as it seems her breast cancer has returned. But snakes aren’t the only ones ready to kill. Can Gwen uncover the truth—and convince anyone to believe her—before she becomes a victim herself?

In a thrilling race against time, When Death Draws Near plunges us into cold-case murders, shady politics, and a den of venomous suspects.


  1. When Death Draws Near sounds good. I like the Kentucky setting. Enjoy!

  2. Great picks ~ Hope you enjoy them!

    Renee My WOW


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