Bethany House (Baker Publishing Group) Wins Three Carol Awards

Bloomington, Minn. (September 13, 2022)—Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) selected three Bethany House fiction titles as Carol Award winners in their respective genres—The Prince of Spies by Elizabeth Camden (Historical Romance), All That Really Matters by Nicole Deese (Romance), and A Texas Christmas Carol, part of the Under the Texas Mistletoe novella collection (Novella). The award presentation took place on September 10 during the annual ACFW conference gala in St. Louis, Missouri.

ACFW is a professional organization devoted to the craft of Christian Fiction. Its mission is to help authors tell their stories by inspiring them to partner with God in the creative process, learn the craft, and find their audience. The Carol Awards were created by ACFW to recognize the best Christian fiction published in the previous calendar year. For the complete list of winners, please visit:

The Prince of Spies by Elizabeth Camden (Bethany House; ISBN 9780764232138; Ebook 9781493429974; $15.99)
Luke Delacroix’s hidden past as a spy has him carrying out an ambitious agenda—thwarting the reelection of his only real enemy. But trouble begins when he falls for Marianne Magruder, the congressman’s daughter. Can their newfound love survive a political firestorm, or will three generations of family rivalry drive them apart forever?

All That Really Matters by Nicole Deese (Bethany House; ISBN 9780764234965; Ebook 9781493429929; $16.99)
Molly McKenzie has made social media influencing a lucrative career but nailing a TV show means proving she’s as good in real life as she is online. So, she volunteers with a youth program. Challenged at every turn by the program director, Silas, and the kids’ struggles, she’s surprised by her growing attachment. Has her perfect life been imperfectly built?

A Texas Christmas Carol (Under the Texas Mistletoe novella collection) by Karen Witemeyer (Bethany House; ISBN 9780764239311; Ebook 9781493433681; $14.99)
A town’s wealthy, Scrooge-like bachelor finds his world invaded by a woman set on earning his donation for helping the local poor, and by the penetrating questions of three mysterious visitors.

Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is part of the largest independent Christian book publisher and seeks to uplift readers’ families, faith, and free time with our library of industry-leading fiction and bestselling Christ-centered nonfiction.


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