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Good Clean Reads

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Good, Clean Reads

Are you looking for a good story?  One without blatant sex and violence and where characters can speak withou profanities?  The following booklist includes authors of mystery, drama, romance and adventure who write in a manner that will suit your lifestyle.

 

Donna Andrews...Murder, With Peacocks

Nancy Atherton...Aunt Dimity's Death

Randall Arthur…Brotherhood of Betrayal

Reed Arvin…Blood of Angels

Lynn Austin…A Woman’s Place

David Baldacci...Wish You Well

Angela Benson…Sins of the Father

Terry Blackstock…Intervention

Stephen Bly…Friends and Enemies

Lilian Jackson Braun...The Cat Who Could Read Backwards

Vonette Bright…Round the Corner

Sigmund Brouwer…Out of the Shadows

T. Davis Bunn…The Hidden Flame

Larry Burkett…Kingdom Come

Olive Ann Burns...Cold Sassy Tree

Dorothy Cannell...How to Murder Your Mother-In-Law

Melody Carlson…Finding Alice

Willa Cather...My Antonia

Jenifer Chiaverini...Quilter's Aprentice

Mary Higgins Clark...Mount Vernon Love Story

Lori Copeland…Mother of Prevention

Lyn Cote…Blessed Assurance

W. Dale Cramer…Summer of Light

Peggy Darty…When Bobbie Sang the Blues

Ted Dekker…BoneMan's Daughters

Daphne duMaurier...Rebecca

Diane Mott Davidson...Dying for Chocolate

Vanessa del Fabbro…The Road to Home

Alton Gansky…Zero-G

Dorothy Gilman...The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax

Joseph Girzone…Joshua

David Gregory…Dinner with a Perfect Stranger

Linda Hall…Dark Water

Robin Lee Hatcher…When Love Blooms

Kristin Heitzmann---A Rush of Wings

Dee Henderson…Danger in the Shadows

Liz C. Higgs…Bookends

Lynne Hinton…Things I Know Best

Sally John…To Dream Again

Jan Karon…Home to Holly Springs

M.M. Kaye...The Far Pavilions

Karen Kingsbury…Take One

Tim LaHaye…Matthew's Story

Louis L'Amour...Sackett's Land

Beverly Lewis…The Secret

Debbie Macomber…Summer on Blossom Street

Catherine Marshall...Christy

Linda Lael Miller...A Creed Country Christmas

Siri Mitchell...Love's Pursuit

Gilbert Morris…Jordan’s Star

Lynn Morris…Driven with the Wind

Linda Nichols…In Search of Eden

Mel Odom…The Quest for the Trilogy

Janette Oke…Love’s Unending Legacy

Catherine Palmer…Love's Haven

Tracie Peterson…Whispers of Winter

Rosamunde Pilcher...The Shell Seekers

Chaim Potok...The Chosen

Deborah Raney…Remember to Forget

Marilynne Robinson...Gilead

Gayle Roper…Fatal Deduction

Ann B. Ross...Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind

Helen Hooven Santmyer...And Ladies of the Club

Mary Ann Shaffer...The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Alexander McCall Smith...The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

Lauraine Snelling…A Touch of Grace

Jan Struther...Mrs. Miniver

Bodie Thoene…Jerusalem’s Heart

Travis Thrasher…Ghostwriter

Adriana Trigiani…Brava, Valentine

Jamie Turner…Sometimes a Light Surprises

Katherine Valentine…A Gathering of Angels

Bailey White...Quite a Year for Plums

Stephanie Whitson…A Garden in Paris

Lori Wick…Leave a Candle Burning




updated August 23, 2012