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By Carrie Turansky. 2018
Set in Edwardian England and ideal for readers who enjoy Julie Klassen novels, this romance about an English aviation pioneer… and the girl who falls in love with him is filled with adventure and faith.Isabella Grayson, the eldest daughter of a wealthy, English newspaper magnate, longs to become a journalist, but her parents don't approve. They want her to marry well and help them gain a higher standing in society. After she writes an anonymous letter to the editor that impresses her father, her parents reluctantly agree she can write a series of articles about aviation and the race to fly across the English Channel, but only if she promises to accept a marriage proposal within the year. When James Drake, an aspiring aviator, crashes his flying machine at the Grayson's new estate, Bella is intrigued. James is determined to be the first to fly across the Channel and win the prize Mr. Grayson's newspaper is offering. He hopes it will help him secure a government contract to build airplanes and redeem a terrible family secret. James wants to win Bella's heart, but his background and lack of social standing make it unlikely her parents would approve. If he fails to achieve his dream, how will he win the love and respect he is seeking? Will Bella's faith and support help him find the strength and courage he needs when unexpected events turn their world upside down?
By Melody Carlson. 2016
EXPOSING THE TRUTHN Returning home for her father s funeral big-city reporter Megan McCallister is brutally attacked-confirming her suspicions… that her father s mysterious death was no accident But only her childhood friend Garret Larsson believes her theory The teenager she once knew has grown into a brave honorable man but can he keep her alive long enough to find the truth Garret needs Megan to leave town but he wants her to stay He knows about the secrets her newspaperman father uncovered and the dangerous expos he was writing And now Megan has vowed to finish her father s final article Someone s determined to kill the story-and Megan along with it-but he ll have to go through Garret first
By Melody Carlson. 2015
When her friend is murdered journalist Mallory Myers knows the killer is coming for her next The problem… is no one believes her-in fact she s considered a suspect P P Her news anchor ex-boyfriend has everyone fooled but Mallory knows what he s capable of With no one to trust she flees to her hometown where she finds refuge and help from an unexpected source Fire chief Logan McDaniel is the only one in town willing to believe Mallory As the murderer toys with her setting fires and terrorizing her Logan and Mallory become closer He vows to protect her and find a way to break the killer s airtight alibi if it s the last thing he does
By Rachel McMillan. 2018
“Maybe it was time to land straight in the middle of the adventure…”Hamish DeLuca has spent most of his life… trying to hide the anxiety that appears at the most inopportune times -- including during his first real court case as a new lawyer. Determined to rise above his father’s expectations, Hamish runs away to Boston where his cousin, Luca Valari, is opening a fashionable nightclub in Scollay Square. When he meets his cousin's “right hand man” Reggie, Hamish wonders if his dreams for a more normal life might be at hand. Regina “Reggie” Van Buren, heir to a New Haven fortune, has fled fine china, small talk, and the man her parents expect her to marry. Determined to make a life as the self-sufficient city girl she’s seen in her favorite Jean Arthur and Katharine Hepburn pictures, Reggie runs away to Boston, where she finds an easy secretarial job with the suave Luca Valari. But as she and Hamish work together in Luca’s glittering world, they discover a darker side to the smashing Flamingo nightclub.When a corpse is discovered at the Flamingo, Reggie and Hamish quickly learn there is a vast chasm between the haves and the have-nots in 1937 Boston—and that there’s an underworld that feeds on them both. As Hamish is forced to choose between his conscience and loyalty to his beloved cousin, the unlikely sleuthing duo work to expose a murder before the darkness destroys everything they’ve worked to build.
Written in LoveWhen a postal error creates pen pals of two young Amish people, can they put behind their past… mistakes to see the bright future God has written for them?The Promise of a LetterA letter brings him back to his Amish family. It will take someone truly extraordinary to make him stay.Words from the HeartIvy Yoder thought she had found the man she would marry, but she returns to her Amish community of Birch Creek with a broken heart. When a family friend asks for her help in cleaning out an attic, she's grateful for the chance to get her mind off the betrayal.
By Terri Ann Johnson. 2018
Lachelle Jackson appears to have it all a husband who adores her a job that fulfills her and… friends that love her unconditionally When Lachelle learns that she is pregnant what should be the best experiences of her life becomes one of the darkest times she ever endured Facing a life-threatening pregnancy in the midst of insurmountable grief can Lachelle find the strength to fight for her life and that of her unborn baby Can she overcome depression and move beyond memories of her past to accept God s greatest gift LOVE
By Miralee Ferrell. 2015
A horse of her own would be awesome. But Kate figures that might be a long way away, especially since… she had to give up riding lessons and move to her late grandfather's farm. Besides, it would be a lot more fun to have a best friend to ride with. When Kate discovers a barn on their new farm that's perfect for a horse, and a dusty bridle too, she starts to think that her dream might come true. Then she meets Tori at school, who is totally the best. So when they discover a thoroughbred that appears to be all alone, could it be the answer to her prayers? Maybe. If she can convince her dad ... and figure out what's going on with that horse.
By Jane Kirkpatrick. 2011
From bestselling author Jane Kirkpatrick comes this relational story about a close-knit group of five women and their pursuit of… life goals. You’ll be encouraged and entertained! In the tradition of Neta Jackson’s Yada Yada Prayer Group series, Kirkpatrick invites you into the lives of five women friends who promise to help each other achieve their life goals. Annie Shaw's goal is far from simple: become famous. But she’s in trouble after quitting her day job to write full-time. Her second novel tanked, and her new editor wants her to re-write the ending of her latest work to ensure this one is more successful. In order to pursue fame and an elusive bestseller, Annie travels to Chicago, acquires a rambunctious dog, and participates in antics better suited to a television reality show than real life. Can Annie’s best friends help her achieve her goals without destroying her future? Award-winning author Jane Kirkpatrick, known for her superb historical novels, writes this bold, fresh, contemporary story she always threatened she’d one day “put down on paper to make people laugh and consider the true treasures of their hearts.”
By Vannetta Chapman. 2012
Tragedy strikes on the opening night of the Fall Crafters Fair when a woman is killed in the parking lot… of Daisy s Quilt Shop and the only material witness is one of Melinda Byer s boys The investigation takes a more bizarre turn when detective Shane Black becomes convinced the killer was actually after Callie This time it s a madman loose in the largest crowd of the year and he s looking for something or someone If they can t figure out what one of Deborah and Callie s close circle of friends may be next Masked identities antique quilts with hidden messages an Amish boy whose handicap makes him stronger one brave dog and a possible hidden treasure this time it s nonstop action danger and a dash of romance
By James P. Blaylock. 1988
The price of immortality...Two thousand years ago, there lived a man who sold some valuable information for a fee of… thirty silver coins. His name was Judas Iscariot and he is no longer with us. The coins, however, still exist - and still hold an elusive power over all who claim them...Like Andrew Vanbergen, whose attempts at innkeeping bring in stranger business than he ever expected.And Aunt Naomi, whose most prized family heirloom is a silver spoon - with a curiously ancient-looking engraving.And especially old Mr. Pennyman, who is only five silver coins short of immortality...
By Jane Kirkpatrick. 2008
Based on historical characters and events Love to Water My Soul recounts the dramatic story of an abandoned white… child rescued by Indians Among Oregon s Paiute people Shell Flower seeks love and a place of belonging only to be cast away from her home A remakable story of God s constancy and provision for all lovers of history romance and faith Based on historical characters and events Love to Water My Soul recounts the dramatic story of an abandoned white child rescued by Indians Among Oregon s Paiute people Shell Flower seeks love and a pace of belonging only to be cast away from her home In the years that follow she faces a new life in the world of the white man--a life filled with both attachment and loss--yet finds that God faithfully unites her with a love that fills all longing in this heartwarming sequel to Jane Kirkpatrick s award-winner A Sweetness to the Soul From the Trade Paperback edition
By Amy Lillard, Molly Jebber, Jennifer Beckstrand. 2018
Under bright blue skies, wedding bells ring—fulfilling sweet dreams, impossible wishes, and joyous new beginnings . . . THE RELUCTANT… GROOM Jennifer Beckstrand Spirited Suvie Newswenger has three marriage proposals—but not from the man she truly loves. No matter how lonely widower Aaron Beachy is, he seems determined to stay that way forever. Now, with help from his matchmaking great-grandparents, Suvie will do whatever it takes to rekindle Aaron’s hope—and spark happiness for a lifetime. JOSHUA’S BRIDE Molly Jebber Madeline Lehman fears her fiancé’s family will never accept her because of her rebellious sister. She’s postponed her wedding to Joshua Stutzman until they see the truth. But when Maddie adopts her sister’s abandoned baby, can she and Joshua find a way to unite their families through forgiveness as well as love? A SUMMER WEDDING IN PARADISE Amy Lillard Reba Schmucker longs to be a bride. And she knows her mischievous nieces just wanted to help when they “chose” Abel Weaver for her. But he’s the last man in the world she’d ever marry. There’s no way her independence and his stubbornness could ever get along—unless a sudden crisis somehow leads to understanding . . . and love.
By Sarah Price. 2018
<p>In Sarah Price’s heartwarming Amish version of this best-loved fairytale, a hardworking, overlooked young woman is rewarded in unexpected ways… . . . <p>“Be kind and have faith.” Ella Troyer strives to abide by her mother’s final words, although life in the small Amish town of Echo Creek isn’t always easy. Her new stepmother, Linda, treats her coldly, and her two stepsisters, Drusilla and Anna, delight in gossip and laziness. <p>After her father’s death, Ella’s stepsisters are free to attend youth singings while Ella stays at home to manage the household chores, rarely seeing another soul. Until one day, while running an errand, she has a chance meeting with a young Amish man from a nearby town. <p>Drusilla and Anna are full of admiration for charming, affluent newcomer Johannes Wagler, and Linda hopes to ensnare him as a husband for one of her girls—while keeping Ella out of the way. As for Hannes, he longs to catch another glimpse of the mysterious young woman who can sing so sweetly and bake the most delicious pie he’s ever sampled. Now, with a little help from some unlikely sources, Ella dares to hope she might find her heart’s dearest wishes—for love, family, and a home of her own—coming true at last . . .
By Louise M. Gouge. 2016
From Neighbor to Daddy Rancher Edmund McKay likes his life simple and quiet-everything feisty neighbor Lula May Barlow is not… But with a cattle rustler on the loose he s duty-bound to protect the widowed mother even without her approval Yet he never expected to enjoy her company And he certainly never thought her crowded bustling house would be the first place he d ever feel at home After a harsh childhood Lula May knows how to stand on her own two feet She doesn t need Edmund s help-but she s starting to want it all the same So are her children who clearly have matchmaking in mind And when a threat from the past resurfaces she realizes all that s at stake including her chance for a lifetime of love
By Tamera Alexander. 2017
Amid war and the fading dream of the Confederacy, a wounded soldier and a destitute widow discover the true meaning… of Christmas—and sacrificial love.Recently widowed, Aletta Prescott struggles to hold life together for herself and her six-year-old son. With the bank threatening to evict them, she discovers an advertisement for the Women’s Relief Society auction and applies for a position—only to discover it’s been filled. Then a chance meeting with a wounded soldier offers another opportunity—and friendship. But can Aletta trust this man?Captain Jake Winston, a revered Confederate sharpshooter, suffered a head wound at the Battle of Chickamauga. When doctors deliver their diagnosis, Jake fears losing not only his greatest skill but his very identity. As he heals, Jake is ordered to assist with a local Women’s Relief Society auction. He respectfully objects. Kowtowing to a bunch of “crinolines” isn’t his idea of soldiering. But orders are orders, and he soon discovers this group of ladies—one, in particular—is far more than he bargained for.Set against the backdrop and history of the Carnton Plantation in Franklin, Tennessee, Christmas at Carnton is a story of hope renewed and faith restored at Christmas.“This tender love story between two wounded people whom God brings together for healing is a book readers will enjoy anytime—but especially at Christmas!” —Francine Rivers, New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and A Voice in the Wind
By Tamera Alexander. 2017
Set against the real history of Nashville s Belle Meade Plantation and the original Fisk University Jubilee Singers… ensemble To Wager Her Heart is a stirring love story about seeking justice and restoring honor at a time in American history when both were tenuous and hard-won With fates bound by a shared tragedy a reformed gambler from the Colorado Territory and a Southern Belle bent on breaking free from society s expectations must work together to achieve their dreams provided the truth doesn t tear them apart first Sylas Rutledge new owner of the Northeast Line Railroad invests everything he has into this new venture partly for the sake of the challenge But mostly to clear his father s name One man holds the key to Sy s success General William Giles Harding of Nashville s Belle Meade Plantation But Harding is champagne and thoroughbreds and Sy Rutledge is beer and bullocks Sy needs someone to help him maneuver through Nashville s society and when he meets Alexandra Jamison he quickly decides he s found his tutor But he soon discovers that the very train accident his father is blamed for causing is what killed Alexandra s fianc and shattered her world Spurning an arranged marriage by her father Alexandra instead pursues her passion for teaching at Fisk University the first freedmen s university in the United States But family and Nashville society do not approve and she soon finds herself cast out from both Through connections with the Harding family Alexandra and Sy become unlikely allies And despite first impressions Alexandra gradually finds herself coming to respect and even care for this man But how can she when her heart is still spoken for Sy is willing to risk everything to win over the woman he loves What he doesn t count on is having to wager her heart to do it
By Lori Copeland. 2006
Dear Mom and Pop Two days ago we all spent the afternoon in palm trees One… of the village dogs broke his leash and treed the whole community The dog is mean but I have managed to form a cautious relationship with him by feeding him scraps from our table and jelly beans I hope candy doesn t hurt a dog it hasn t hurt this dog I can assure you I know you re wondering about Sam I love him with all my heart but sometimes love isn t enough Love always Johanna Librarian Johanna Holland likes her simple life in Saginaw Michigan So why is she standing in the middle of the New Guinea Jungle Johanna is simply aghast at the lack of hot showers and well clothing She is positive the mission field is most certainly not God s plan for her life but will that mean letting go of the man she loves Warm and whimsical Monday Morning Faith will take you on a spiritual journey filled with depth and humor
By Tim Lahaye. 2005
Tim LaHaye, creator of the Left Behind® series, blends suspense and Biblical prophecy in a new series of thrillers with… a chilling relevance to the events of our time. Here are ancient secrets never before revealed, dire warnings, and a man who must rise to face the greatest evil of all....Michael Murphy is a hero for our troubled times. He's an archaeologist and a scholar of Biblical prophecy. He's also a man of action hunting ancient artifacts at the risk of his life. And this time he's onto a find that will send him toward a confrontation with an evil of unimaginable power. For Murphy has unlocked secrets that were never meant to be revealed-secrets challenging everything Murphy's ever believed...and jeopardizing everyone he's ever loved. But that's not all that's at stake. For what Murphy has discovered is that the countdown to the end-time of all humankind has already begun. It's later than anyone thinks. And if Murphy fails-we all fail.From the Paperback edition.
By Victoria Christopher Murray. 2017
From the NAACP Image award winner and national bestselling author Victoria Christopher Murray a novel inspired by the seven… deadly sins about a woman caught between an entertainment mogul with a shady past and his childhood friend who is out for revenge Tiffanie has lived a sheltered life in a very strict household with her pastor-grandfather and grandmother in Washington DC But when she meets Damon King she falls for the successful entertainment business man despite his history as a drug dealer Everyone sees nothing but the brightest future for the couple but there s one person who wants to destroy them Trey Johnson is Damon s childhood best friend with whom he built quite a successful drug business But when the game got hot and Damon decided to leave Trey stayed and continued to sell drugs until he was arrested and spent seven years in prison But now he s out and able to attend the wedding While Damon is thrilled to have Trey back and hopes to bring his best friend into his business Trey has other plans He blames Damon for his demise and plans to ruin him even if that means bringing Tiffanie down as well Trey is sure he will succeed but he doesn t know that there will be deadly consequences And at the end there will only be one man standing
By Shannon Taylor Vannatter. 2015
TORI EATON IS READY TO START OVER She s beginning a new chapter in Aubrey Texas away from… her abusive ex-boyfriend As she picks up the pieces of her broken life Tori s surprised at the helping hand the church s new song director Brant McConnell offers her and at the warm emotions he inspires Brant is drawn to Tori And as their friendship grows so do his feelings for her But Tori is still hounded by her past and the walls she s built around her heart are high Can he convince the wounded beauty that he s exactly the kind of man she needs-and deserves