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Jenelle Hovde

Stories of hope throughout history
author

Jenelle Hovde

Stories of hope throughout history

Releases 2023

A Harvest of Grace:

Ruth & Naomi’s Story

Extraordinary Women of the Bible with Guideposts Fiction

When Ruth loses her husband, she makes an unexpected choice for her future. Instead of returning to her hometown, like her mother-in-law, Naomi, urges her to do, she chooses to stay. She chooses to find a new path in life with Naomi. “Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay.” Together they will travel to Bethlehem. But what unexpected surprises did they experience on this journey? What untold stories and trials awaited them? What were their thoughts as they fought past their grief to find a new future for themselves? Follow Ruth and Naomi as they face the next phase of their lives.

Releases 2023

We’ll Meet Again

Whistle Stop Cafe Mysteries with Guideposts Fiction

For the past few days, Debbie has noticed a mysterious man hanging around the depot, near the tracks. He is always standing in the same spot at the same time of day. She has seen him flipping between checking his watch, his phone, and every train that goes by. Curious, she finally decides to speak with him, but the next day he is gone! Instead, tucked in the lamppost next to where the mysterious man always stood, she finds a yellowed “Dear Jane” letter, with a dateline of 1944, addressed to Eileen Palmer, the long-retired stationmaster. Eileen claims she never heard from her soldier boy after he left for the war. Can Debbie solve this longstanding mystery so Eileen can get the satisfying closure and an answer to her decades of prayers at this twilight time of her life?

The Dream Weaver’s Bride:

Asenath’s Story

As the daughter of the high priest of On, Asenath has a solid vision of her future. Her education with the royal scribe is a luxury not usually afforded to women, and even though she is betrothed to the pharaoh’s half-brother, she has dreams of something more. But everything changes when the pharaoh has troubling nightmares that only a prisoner named Joseph can interpret. Suddenly, Asenath finds herself married to this foreigner, who demands that no god but his own be worshipped in his house. Despite her fears, Asenath is touched by Joseph’s kindness and humility, even as he steps into his newfound power.

Can Asenath trust the God of Joseph and forsake her old deities? Can she learn to love this stranger from another land, a stranger with scars from a painful past? As a famine sweeps across Egypt and the surrounding lands, Asenath and Joseph find themselves face-to-face with the men who caused Joseph’s suffering. Can Asenath embrace the power of El Shaddai and help her husband forgive?

From generation to generation and every walk of life, God seeks out women to do His will. Scripture offers us but fleeting, tantalizing glimpses into the lives of a number of everyday women in Bible times-many of whom are not even named in its pages. In each volume of Guideposts’ Ordinary women of the Bible series, you’ll meet one of these unsung, ordinary women face to face, and see how God used her to change the course of history. 

Five Poisoned Apples

Experience the haunting beauty of Snow White in five thrilling retellings.

Raven’s Heir:

Taking her in could risk the lives of his rebel band—but how can Damien leave the young woman at the huntsman’s mercy?

 

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