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2017 top adventure reads

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Hello, reader friends! We’ve reached the halfway point in our swoof files! Are y’all having fun, yet?! It’s time to dive into day 4 of our year-end celebration so click here if you missed one of the earlier posts!

Genres, time periods, settings… we love them all! SO, what kind of fictional experience are y’all in the mood for?! Not sure? Can’t decide? I’m here for you!

We’re dedicating this final week of the year to the swoof files! Seven lists of ten(ish) books each categorized by swoof, my experience of the reads!

2017 top adventure reads on Faithfully Bookish

Let’s talk adventure! Mystery, suspense, action, these are the stories that make your heart pound and your knuckles white! Each of these books has been featured on Faithfully Bookish in 2017 so y’all can get the scoop by clicking the covers below for more about these lovely stories!


The Illusionist’s Apprentice
by Kristy Cambron

The Illusionist's Apprentice by Kristy Cambron

This multi-layered story gives readers a peek behind the curtains at the enigmatic life of a vaudeville illusionist… while an FBI agent seeks her assistance on an investigation into an illusion gone gravely wrong!


My Heart Belongs in Castle Gate, Utah
by Angie Dicken

My Heart Belongs in Castle Gate, Utah by Angie Dicken

The Greek miners in Castle Gate (and any who associate with them) endure the escalating prejudice of their neighbors. 


The Regency Spies of London series
by Melanie Dickerson

A Viscount's Proposal by Melanie Dickerson A Dangerous Engagement by Melanie Dickerson

Although this author is well known for her work within the medieval time period, The Regency Spies of London series has proven to be an exciting addition to her shelf!


Deadly Proof
by Rachel Dylan

Deadly Proof by Rachel Dylan

This new-to-me author skillfully builds suspense while maintaining a strong sense of faith and a nice dose of romance. 


Crown of Souls
by Ronie Kendig

Crown of Souls by Ronie Kendig

Hold onto your seats, reader friends! With its soaring highs, gut-wrenching lows, and diverse band of authentic characters, this is an all-out world class, high stakes expedition for the reader-heart! 


Out of Darkness
by Erynn Newman

Out of Darkness by Erynn Newman

Heart-pounding action and knee-weakening romance gripped my heart as my eager white knuckles grasped page after page!


Hidden Justice series
by Cara Putman

Beyond Justice by Cara Putman  Imperfect Justice by Cara Putman

These are riveting stories with just the right blend of suspense and romance, authentic characters, and legal depth that doesn’t go over the average reader’s head.


When Tides Turn
by Sarah Sundin

When Tides Turn by Sarah Sundin

Rich WWII history shines through in this entertaining romance with a thread of mystery.


Montana Rescue series
by Susan May Warren

Rescue Me by Susan May Warren A Matter of Trust by Susan May Warren

The unpredictable forces of nature and untamed wilderness continually send the PEAK search and rescue team into perilous situations.


A Name Unknown
by Roseanna M. White

A Name Unknown by Roseanna White

Savory suspense, refreshing faith, endearing relationships, delectable romance, an enticing storyline, and a healthy dose of pre-WWI history filled my reader heart with deep satisfaction.


Which of these adventure reads have YOU experienced, reader friends?
What books would you add?


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