A Husband for all seasons
by Brand, Irene B.
His faith was being tested for the first time: Chad Reece's promising pro football career was cut short by a devastating accident, and then a kidney transplant revealed his biological parents were a couple he'd considered family friends. Shaken, Chad was determined to recover on his own, when he met Vicky Lanham, a pretty hospital volunteer.
A common life the wedding story
by Karon, Jan
Mitford's Lord's Chapel seats barely two hundred souls, yet millions of Jan Karon's fans will be there for the most joyful event in years: The wedding of Father Time Kavanagh and Cynthia Coppersmith. Here at last is A Common Life, and the long-awaited answers to these deeply probing questions: Will Father Time fall apart when he takes his vows? Will Cynthia make it to the church on time? Who'll arrange the flowers and bake the wedding cake? And will Uncle Billy's prayers for a great joke be answered in time for the reception? All the beloved Mitford characters will be there: Dooley Barlowe, Miss Sadie and Louella, Emma Newland, the mayor; in short, everybody who's anybody in the little town with the big heart. A Common Life is the perfect gift for Mother's Day, Father's Day, anniversaries, and for a bride or groom to give their beloved. In truth, it's perfect for anyone who believes in laughter, relies on hope, and celebrates love. Jan Karon says she writes "to give readers an extended family, and to applaud the extraordinary beauty of ordinary people living ordinary lives."
A donut a day
by Sattler, Gail
Sarah Cunningham is only working the graveyard shift to make her university classes. Of course, she enjoys seeing Constable Matt Walker, but she knows the extent of their relationship is coffee and pastries. That is, until she starts to notice some odd things happening around Donnie's Donuts. Will the pressures of undercover work undo the fragile beginnings of a relationship between Sarah and Matt? Can the Lord bring about a change in Sarah's heart, despite her ulterior motives for attending church? What if Matt loses his heart, and then loses his girl to desperate and depraved criminals?
A man for Libby
by Grote, JoAnn A.
A fifty-five year old widow, Libby Ward enjoys running her own business and living near her family. But others aren't satisfied with her single state. They push the popular millinery shop owner into the company of every single eligible bachelor in town. Libby tolerates this interference with good humor until Spencer Matthews comes back to town. The retired steamboat captain was her childhood sweetheart until differences in faith seperated them. Can they reclaim the years they have lost? Or does the love of another man wait for Libby?
A marriage in Middlebury
by Higman, Anita
Charlotte Rose Hill has been serving up country delicacies, uniquely blended teas, and matchmaking advice for her quirky but beloved customers for more than 10 years. But for her, marriage seems like an elusive butterfly, always out of reach.At 18, Charlotte fell in love with a young man, Sam Wilder, but his family convinced her to walk away from their relationship. She did, and then became engaged to another man, who later died before they were married. Now, more than a decade later, Charlotte finds that she still has feelings for her first love. Initially thrilled to learn that Sam has come home to Middlebury, Texas, Charlotte is devastated to learn that he's brought someone with him: his fiancée. But all is not lost when the townsfolk decide to get involved. Will Charlotte and Sam find their way back to each other?
A match made in Texas : a novella collection
In Dry Gulch, Texas, 1893, a young woman with a tender heart that longs to help those in need takes it upon herself to meddle in the affairs of three acquaintances who are in dire straits. Wanting to stay anonymous, she relies on unusual methods to hire men and women of good character who she thinks can solve the problems facing her "targets." How was she to know that her meddling would turn into a cupids arrow? And what will she do when her friends turn the tables on her with a matchmaking scheme of their own?
Australia : four inspirational love stories from Down Under
by Hawkins, Mary
Go down under with a contemporary collection of four complete novels and one novella. Starting in Search for Tomorrow, readers will follow Gail as she rebuilds her life after a tragedy takes the ones she loves. In Search for Yesterday, they will sympathize with Hilda when she learns she has a father she never knew and strength that had never been tested before. They will root for Beth and Art when they attempt to rebuild a broken body and marriage in Search for Today. Then, in the novella, Search for the Star, the readers will explore Jean's second chance with an old love. Readers will experience the sights and sounds of Australia as native Australian Mary Hawkins weaves stories of inspirational romance.
Blind dates : four stories of hearts united with a little help from Grandma
Mattie Stevens has forgotten about Jeff Weatherly. After all, it's been years since the two were an item...but Grandma certainly remembers. What can Mattie do when Jeff returns to town and Grandma pushes her back toward "the one who got away"? As a successful interior designer, Callie's tired of men who pursue her for her money...so she's said good-bye to love. But Grandma insists she go on just one date with a particular architect - after all, he doesn't like "hard-headed" businesswomen! Will love unexpectedly enter their plans? When Grandma's latest "eligible young man" skips the blind date Chelsea agreed to, Chelsea sends a poisonous E-mail before learning what actually happened. Later, when his company renovates her apartment, she meets the man and finds attraction building. How can she win his heart. ..without divulging her secret of the ugly E-mail? Melissa puts on a wild woman act to drive off the latest blind date Grandma arranged. But wait - who's that guy waiting for her in the living room? Will inline skates help her get on track with the right man? Don't miss these charming stories of reluctant romance, spurred by a grandma who knows God has a perfect love for each of her four granddaughters.
Brides of Arizona : 3-in-1 historical romance collection
by Farrier, Nancy J.
Travel back in time to the Arizona desert of the 1870s when a little fort protected settlers from raiders and a small town called Tucson was just starting to flourish. Meet three strong young women--Glorianna, the pampered army captain's daughter. . .Kathleen, a wrongly accused thief. . .and Lavette, the ex-slave--who came to the area under protest and who struggle to make faith, hope, and love blossom under the blazing sun. Follow them in their journey of faith. Can they learn to love the land, its Creator, and the men who tamed the wild?
Brides of Idaho : 3-in-1 historical romance collection
by Ford, Linda.
Step back into Idaho's gold country with the three independent Hamilton sisters. Glory has little reason to trust men, especially a preacher in a smoky saloon who looks like an outlaw. Mandy to have a family home, but when she starts building a house on land already claimed by a Missouri man, it is a race to see who can establish their claim first. Joanna befriends an orphan boy, but she won't risk her heart on his uncle, a cowboy wanderer who reminds her of her absentee father.
Brides of Virginia 3-in-1 Historical Romance Collection.
by Hake, Cathy Marie.
Experience Virginia history within three inspiring romances that follow one family through time. John and Emily join forces to right a wrong. Duncan and Brigit battle a forbidden attraction. Garrett and Rose are united by a tightly-held secret. Can each couple weather the threats to their tenuous bonds and build a legacy of love?
Cowgirl at heart
by Lynxwiler, Christine
Welcome to the Ozarks, the setting of award-winning author Christine Lynxwiler's latest breath-taking romance, where the lives of a timid dog whisperer and an out-for-revenge reporter collide. Elyse McCord, the biological daughter of a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde, turns into a mighty warrior when a dog's well-being is at stake. Finding herself in the sights of a pistol-wielding maniac whose been mistreating his dog, she's suddenly swept to safety by Andrew Stone, a widower bent on hunting down his wife's killers. Is there any future for an outlaw's daughter and a Texas ranger's son?
by Kingsbury, Karen
Shane Galanter is ready to put down roots after years of searching. But is he making the right choice? Or is there a woman somewhere who remembers a love that hasn't faded with time? Karen Kingsbury weaves a tapestry of lives, losses, love, and faith - and the miracle of resurrection.
by Wick, Lori
New from Lori Wick, this stand-alonestory shows how unexpected changes can set the perfect course for love. 1945, WWII-When Lieutenant Donovan Riggs experiences trouble with his PT boat, the sailors of Every Storm make an unscheduled stop...and a surprising discovery. Lorraine Archer is an American teacher living and working in Australia. While on a flight with her sister, her daydreams are disrupted by the sounds of the plane going down. Lorri ends up alone on a deserted island in the Pacific. And just when she loses all hope of being found...Donovan and his crew arrive. Neither Donovan nor Lorri suspect that their encounter is the beginning of something very certain...a future not left to chance, but to faith.
Fortress of love
by Panagiotopoulos, Melanie
Melissa Kincaid is seeking a place of refuge. Dr. Luke Karalis would like to be that refuge. He is sure their partnership of love can fill the void Melissa is feeling in her soul. But when Melissa decides the missing element in her life has been God's presence, Luke is unwilling to take a second place to an unseen being. A well-used Bible and a cross on a golden chain open a rift between them that cannot be ignored. In the shadow of Greece's ancient Chlemoutsi Castle, will they find the key to a future together-or the strenght to go their separate ways?
Hearts that survive : a novel of the Titanic
by Lehman, Yvonne
On April 15, 1912, Lydia Beaumont is on her way to a new life with a boundless hope in love and faith. Her new friendship with Caroline Chadwick is bonded even more as they plan Lydia's wedding on board the "grandest ship ever built." Then both women suffer tragic losses when the "unsinkable" Titanic goes down. Can each survive the scars the disaster left on their lives?Decades later, Alan Morris feels like a failure until he discovers he is the descendant of an acclaimed, successful, heroic novelist who went down with the Titanic. Will he find his identity with the past, or will he listen to Joanna Bettencourt, Caroline's granddaughter, who says inner peace and success come only with a personal relationship with the Lord?Will those who survived and their descendants be able to find a love more powerful than their pain?
by Coleman, Lynn A.
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Julotta : a story of faith & love
by Peterson, Tracie
Esteemed author Tracie Peterson brings to life the Swedish community of Lindsborg, Kansas, in 1887. Sigrid Larsson may be resigned to spinsterhood, but she is not ready to sell the family homestead and move in with well-meaning relatives. When a dashing young man from the railroad approaches her, followed soon after by her neighbor, Erik Lindquist, Sigrid is thrown into confusion. On whose arm will she attend the Julotta, a Christmas morning worship service?
Kissing Father Christmas : a novel
by Gunn, Robin Jones
Bestselling and award-winning author Robin Jones Gunn returns to the cozy English village of Carlton Heath, with a winter romance to melt your heart. A year-and-a-half ago, Anna flew from Minnesota to Carlton Heath to attend the wedding of her cousin, Ian, to an American woman named Miranda. The beautiful event ended with Anna receiving an unexpected, unforgettable kiss from groomsman Peter. Now Anna is delighted to be invited back for Christmas with her family, dreams of romance dancing in her head. But when she finally sees him again, Peter insists his only interest in Anna is as a friend. Anna is hurt, and becomes even more confused when Peter takes her on a romantic tour of London. Is Anna's heart misleading her, or is there a reason Peter is denying what he feels?
by Phillips, Rachael
Aviation professor and pilot Kendra Atkinson has had some difficult passengers in her time. Garrett Beal is difficult to a T. But while Kendra can handle Garrett's fear when it comes to small planes, it's his attempt to recruit her younger brother to a Washington, D.C., firm that makes her cringe. This cosmopolitan engineer is tearing down her rural paradise.
by Klassen, Julie
A journey for Lady Marianna, her husband Sir John and her companion Hannah is cut short by a carriage accident. As Lady Marianna's body is swept away, Hannah survives, only to reawaken in an unfamiliar world of wealth, romance, and privilege - and trapped in a case of mistaken identity that casts a spell she can't bring herself to break. But Hannah learns she isn't the only one with secrets-and soon it'll be too late for the truth to free her.
by Lough, Loree
Released from prison in 1840 for a crime he didn't commit, Kent McCoy finds himself without friends, family, or a single reason to believe in a merciful God. Like a lone wolf, he leaves Dodge City, Kansas, and heads east in search of a place where his past won't darken his future.
by Coble, Colleen
Though tragedy has wrecked her life, Allie Siders holds on to the hope that her five-year-old daughter, Betsy, will speak again. But with a stalker out for revenge, all Allie can think about now is their safety. She must sever all ties and abandon life as she knows it. She heads to the peaceful Bluebird Ranch, nestled deep in Texas hill country, and to the only person who can help them.
Love comes softly
by Oke, Janette
Love Comes Softly introduced the characters of Marty and Clark Davis, whose tragic circumstances brought them to a "marriage of convenience" on the frontier prairies during the mid 1800s. The story of how Clark's patient, caring love mirrored that of the heavenly Father, drawing Marty to faith and to love, has captured the hearts and imaginations of over one million readers on Book One alone
Love finds you in Folly Beach, South Carolina
by Lough, Loree
First impressions, thank goodness, really can't be trusted! When marine biologist Holly Leonard agrees to help Parker Brant write a book on giant sea turtles, she expects a charming and charismatic charter boat captain--not the strait-laced, all-business dud who greets her. For his part, Parker is surprised to find that Dr. Leonard is not the matronly grandmother he expected but a blue-eyed beauty who's lively, fun-- and a total klutz. Unfortunately, the harder Holly tries to shed her "Holly Folly" nickname, the clumsier she becomes. Holly's has breezed into Parker's well-ordered world like a hurricane--but will he welcome the disruption?
Love letters in the sand
by Hunt, Diann
The tide of World War II washed away Julia Hilton's happily-ever-after dreams of marriage to Stefan Zimmer and left heartbreak in its wake. Years later, Lukas Gable wants nothing more than to leave his painful memories buried along the distant shores of Lake Michigan until an unexpected inheritance forces him to return and face his past. When this oddly familiar stranger enters Julia's life, will they discover that the love letters once written in the sand will resurface to be forever written on their hearts?
by Connealy, Mary
Sophie Edwards is doing just fine alone, until a strange-yet oddly familiar-man rides into her life, insisting on rescuing her and her four daughters. Can she find a way to love a headstrong mountain man? When Clay McClellan discovers his brother has been murdered, he's bent on finding the killers and seeing them properly hung. But first his Christian duty demands that he marry his sister-in-law. After all, Sophie needs someone to protect her - right? Faith and love help unruly wed newlyweds find common ground and a chance at love on the Texas frontier.
Queen of the waves
by Thompson, Janice A.
When pampered Jacqueline Abington secretlyelopes with the family gardener, she asksanother woman to take her place on the much anticipated maiden voyage of the Titanic.Tessa Bowen hails from a poor corner ofLondon but has been granted the opportunityof a lifetime--a ticket to sail to America aboarda famed vessel. But there's a catch: she mustassume Jacqueline's identity. For the first timein her life, Tessa stays in luxurious quarters,dresses in elegant gowns, and dines withprestigious people. Then a wealthy Americanman takes an interest in her, and Tessa strugglesto keep up the ruse as she begins falling forhim. When tragedy strikes, the game is up, andtwo women's lives are forever changed.
by Alexander, Tamera
Annabelle Grayson has been given a second chance at life, but she can't claim it with the cloud of her past hanging over her in Willow Springs. After her husband dies, she advertises for a trail guide to accompany her to land waiting for her in Idaho--and a most unlikely candidate applies for the job. Matthew Taylor is a man on the run, with consequences of past mistakes pursuing him at every turn. Meeting Annabelle Grayson the first time was unpleasant enough, but when she crosses his path again, her presence in his life--and what she reveals--is devastating. If given a single wish, Matthew would turn back time and right a grievous wrong. If given a second wish, he would make Annabelle Grayson pay.
Take a chance on me
by Warren, Susan May
Darek Christiansen is almost a dream bachelor — oldest son in the large Christiansen clan, heir to their historic Evergreen Lake Resort, and doting father. But he’s also wounded and angry since the tragic death of his wife, Felicity. No woman in Deep Haven dares come near.
The bartered bride collection : 9 complete stories
Treasure this beautiful collection packed with all the angst of romance founded upon practical arrangements. Four sisters travel in answer to an ad before even corresponding with potential husbands. Two women bend to the will of their parents in taking husbands. A widow commits to a stranger in name only. And two women on the Oregon Trail hitch their lives to men they’ve just met. Will love blossom for convenience sake?
The farmer's bride collection
by Mills, DiAnn
Love is in season as you journey into rural America’s history and witness the harvest of romance through six delightful stories. From Minnesota to Florida, New York to Kansas, and Ohio to Louisiana, heroic men and women make sacrifices in order to create a home, nurture the crops, and secure a future for the next generation, but sometime romance is almost an afterthought. Can love also grow down on the farm?
by Rivers, Francine
Struggling to make a home for herself and her five-month old son Samuel, Grace Moore accepts a position as a personal assistant to Roman Velasco, a temperamental but successful LA artist. Velasco appears to have everything he could possibly want, but the demons of his past seem to echo through the halls of his empty mansion and out across his breathtaking Topanga Canyon view. He wrestles with those demons by tagging buildings as the Bird, a notorious but unidentified graffiti artist. As the jagged pieces of their pasts slowly fit together, it changes the course of their lives forever.
The vicar's daughter
by Comeaux, Kimberley
When Lord Nicholas Thornton returns home after the war, he is content to shut himself off from the world. But his solitude doesn't last long. The local vicar's daughter, Christina Wakelin, climbs his tree to rescue a cat and falls right into his arms! Nicholas's hope of quiet seclusion is further dashed when he is given his late brother's baby to raise. Enlisting Miss Wakelin's aid in his search for a nanny, he soon finds himself on the receiving end of her efforts to share God's love with him. And before long, he becomes the object of her love - but one great barrier impedes their love: He is a nobleman and she is a commoner. How can God work a miracle when society is set against them?
The widow of Saunders Creek : a novel
by Bateman, Tracey Victoria
After her husband's heroic death in Iraq, Corrie Saunders moves into his family's 150-year-old home. Grieving and ready to bury herself in the house, she begins to experience strange occurrences which she attributes to her husband. She forms a friendship with Eli, her husband's cousin, who is doing the remodeling job. But Eli doesn't believe the entity is her husband. And the more Eli is around, the more malevolent occurrences become.
The wish a romance perseveres in the commonwealth
by Bliss, Lauralee
Debbie Reilly longs for love & a place to belong. Working with the elderly at a health care facility, she meets Neil Jenson who routinely visits his grandma Elvina. He soon discovers a family secret. Can Debbie help Neil straighten out the mess?
Three times blessed : belles of Timber Creek
by Copeland, Lori
Caring for the sick and fighting the storm doesn't stop Audrey's attraction to widower Eli Gray. Her feelings have grown stronger than ever, especially since she's started to take care of Eli's son during his grandmother's sickness. But Eli has built a wall around his heart. After losing his wife while he was away at war, he's never forgiven himself and does not seem interested in opening his life up to anyone new. But as the town sags under the weight of water and illness, they must come to depend on each other in ways they never thought possible. As tragedy threatens to strike, will Audrey be able to convince Eli that he deserves more than a solitary existence
Under a desert sky
by Mills, DiAnn
When Eva Fortier's grandfather is murdered, her attorney urges her to leave New York and take refuge in the high desert area of New Mexico. Leaving her life of wealth behind, Eva attempts to make sense of the tragedies in her life. Navajo David Benally has his hands full taking care of his people's medical needs. But when his father asks him to help fulfill a vow made to Eva's father, he has no choice but to oblige. He views Eva as a spoiled rich girl...until he sees her strength in the midst of life-threatening danger.
Virginia : four inspiring stories of valor, virtue, and victory
by Hake, Cathy Marie
Go back in time to Virginia's age of tall ships, across the turn of the century, and through the victory of World War I in four romantic novels that combine to form a compelling family saga. John Newcomb shoulders his brother's sins when a woman brings her sister and nephew to his doorstep. How far will his charity extend? Captain Duncan Newcomb is an eligible bachelor at this sister's matchmaking mercy, but the only woman he wants is an immigrant maid. Then precious things are stolen. Will prejudices dictate who is worthy of love and trust? Rose Masterson holds tight to secrets about her past - living eccentrically and generously. When her secret - and heart - are threaten ed by a new man in town, will she flee or call a truce? Russell Diamond hopes to escape his war memories by moving to the house he inherited form his uncle. But when the enemy becomes his neighbor, will bitterness consume what is left of his ravished soul? Where will this family find the grace they need to face the challenges of tomorrow? Can love and faith fill their souls?
When dreams cross
by Blackstock, Terri
Justin Pierce's brainchild, Khaki Kangaroo, is exactly the cartoon theme Andi Sherman needs for her world-class amusement park, Promised Land. In turn, Andi's park is the opportunity that can rocket Justin from obscurity to success. For both of them, spreading the Gospel through their creation is their passion--a shared dream that could cement a powerful partnership. If their shared past hadn't already driven them apart. Now, with construction of the park in its final phase, what begins as an uneasy alliance between the successful businesswoman and the talented animator enters a baptism of fire. Disaster stalks Promised Land--and only by burying their pride can Justin and Andi save everything they've work for from destruction. When Dreams Cross is part of the Second Chances series by award-winning suspense novelist Terri Blackstock. Combining fast-paced reading with realistic characters and situations, Second Chances takes readers to where the conflict between good and evil becomes the proving grounds of faith.
Window on the bay : a novel
by Macomber, Debbie
Jenna Boltz's life is at a crossroads. After a messy divorce from her surgeon husband nearly twenty years ago, she raised her two children on her own, juggling motherhood with her beloved job as a Seattle intensive-care nurse. Now that Paul and Allie have gone to college and moved out, Jenna can't help but wonder what her future holds.
Women of faith fiction collection.
Women of Faith fiction titles have sold hundreds of thousands of copies. Now, we've combined three favorite titles into one book.
A young widow discovers a new lease on life, but only after allowing God to work miracles in her soul.
Stranded in Paradise
In this comedy of errors, Tess's tropical getaway is thwarted by a storm and she discovers that while she can't control everything that goes on around her, God certainly can!
She had the perfect life...until the accident. Now science offers her the opportunity to replace what she lost, but at what cost?
by Etchison, Birdie L.
At forty-three, Cora Jean thinks her dream of becoming a wife and mother may be a lost cause. She begins to seek another kind of dramatic change in her life. After losing his father and brother in a traffic accident, Woodrow Wilson Morgan III struggles to maintain the family hazelnut orchard by himself. It doesn't help that two housekeepers have come and gone in the six months since his brother's widow left her two incorrigible daughters in Woody's care. When Cora answers Woody's ad for a housekeeper, a four-way battle of wills begins. Will the stubborn orchard dwellers of Woodhaven Acres drive each other nuts? Or will they trust God to guide the change they each so desperately need?
by Brandt, Gloria
Secrets and mystery pervade the life of a woman who longs to know and be known fully. But how much of her heart can she afford to risk amidst her ever-changing perspective on life? Carillon longs to trust Jack, but if he knew the paralyzing burden she carries, would he still want her in his life? Can she trust the man she desperately wants to love with the secret she guards so closely? Can she trust her secret - and her life - to God?