Bethany House Titles Selected as 2019 Christy Award Winners

On Thursday, November 7, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) announced the winners of the 2019 Christy Awards at a gala in Nashville at Lipscomb University’s new George Shinn Center. Two Bethany House titles received this prestigious award including Falling for You by Becky Wade (Contemporary Romance) and Shelter of the Most High by Connilyn Cossette (Historical). For a complete list of winners, please visit 2019 Christy Awards.

Falling for You by Beck Wade (Bethany House; ISBN 9780764219375; Ebook ISBN 9781493413782; $13.99) Willow Bradford is content taking a break from modeling to run her family's inn until she comes face-to-face with NFL quarterback Corbin Stewart, the man who broke her heart—and wants to win her back. When a decades-old family mystery brings them together, they're forced to decide whether they can risk falling for one another all over again.

Shelter of the Most High by Connilyn Cossette (Bethany House; ISBN 9780764219870; Ebook ISBN ; $15.99) After her village is destroyed by marauders, Sofea seeks solace in a Levitical city of refuge. Eitan is immediately captivated by her but knows that revealing his most guarded secret could mean drawing Sofea into the danger of his past. As threats from outside the walls loom, will they be able to save their lives and the lives of those they love?

The Christy Awards were established in 1999 and are designed to recognize novels of excellence written from a Christian worldview. Awards are given in the following fiction categories: Book of the Year, Contemporary Romance, First Novel, General Fiction, Historical, Historical Romance, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Short Form, Visionary, and Young Adult.

Bethany House has been publishing high-quality books for over 50 years. Recognized as the pioneer and leader in Christian fiction, we publish over 75 new fiction and nonfiction titles annually in subjects including historical and contemporary fiction, Christian living, devotional, family resources, and theology. Our titles are frequently found on Christian bestseller lists.


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