Ashes

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Ashes By Steven Manchester Middle-aged brothers Jason and Tom Prendergast thought they were completely done with each other. Perceived betrayal had burned the bridge between them, tossing them into the icy river of estrangement. But life – and death – has a robust sense of irony, and when they learn that their cruel father has […]

The Changing Season

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

The Changing Season By Steven Manchester A remarkable coming-of-age story with special appeal to dog lovers. This was supposed to be a simple summer for Billy; one more lazy expanse of time before college began. He’d fill the hours playing with Jimmy – his canine best buddy – going camping and doing all the things […]

Gooseberry Island

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Gooseberry Island By Steven Manchester They met at the worst possible moment…or maybe it was just in time. David McClain was about to go to war and Lindsey Wood was there at his going-away party, capturing his heart when falling for a woman was the last thing on his mind. While David was serving his […]

The Thursday Night Club

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

The Thursday Night Club By Steven Manchester Five college friends, three men and two women, have been getting together every Thursday night to share humble meals and an abundance of laughter. But when tragedy takes one of them, leaving the others to question the fairness of life, the Thursday Night Club decides to embark on […]

Pressed Pennies

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Pressed Pennies By Steven Manchester Rick and Abby grew up together, became best friends, and ultimately fell in love. Circumstance tore them apart in their early teens, though, and they went on to lives less idyllic than they dreamed about in those early days. Rick has had a very successful career, but his marriage flat-lined. […]

The Rockin’ Chair

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

The Rockin’ Chair By Steven Manchester Memories are the ultimate contradiction. They can warm us on our coldest days – or they can freeze a loved one out of our lives forever. The McCarthy family has a trove of warm memories. Of innocent first kisses. Of sumptuous family meals. Of wondrous lessons learned at the […]

Goodnight, Brian

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason […]