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Past Forward-A Serial Novel: Episode 5 by Chautona Havig
Whisper If You Have To
Staci Stallings - 2014
Alison Prescott has collected a boatload of them in her short lifetime. Moving to a new school in a new town was supposed to fix everything; however, when she meets a new set of friends, keeping those secrets might just ruin everything. Chad Dourozette has the world by the tail as his crazy T-shirts proclaim every day, but Chad has deeply held secrets of his own. When Chad meets Alison whose life looks absolutely perfect from the outside, will he have the courage to try to win her heart, or will the secrets they both carry keep them apart forever? A new adventure from #1 Best Selling Christian Romance Author, Staci Stallings begins now... "Staci's books are Christian romance at its very best!"
Lisa Mills - 2011
Despite the best medical efforts, chemotherapy fails and doctors inform her a marrow transplant is his only hope. But the search for a donor presents a new set of challenges. Because finding a match among blood relatives is his best hope, Danielle must return to her hometown and confront painful childhood secrets and people who left deep scars on her heart. Can she face her demons to save the son she loves so dearly? A portion of the proceeds from each book sold are donated to organizations helping children fight cancer.
Picnics & Promises: Six Delicious Summer Romances
Jan Elder - 2017
MOOSED OPPORTUNITIES—JAN ELDER Rev. Samantha Evans loves Moose Creek, Maine, the land of moose and men, particularly her fiancé Eric Palmer. Forest ranger, Eric, strives to plan their wedding, but Samantha’s busy schedule, his interfering ex-wife, missing college students, and a pregnant moose, all conspire against him. Will their lives continue to be a series of Moosed Opportunities? ZARA’S FOLLY—CLARE REVELL British equestrian, Zara Michaels, heads south to convince TJ Greggson to sell his property to her developer father. Any way she can. TJ co-owns the stables, catering to disabled children—his life’s purpose. His brother wants to sell. TJ doesn’t. Can TJ help untangle Zara from her past follies, or will their secrets destroy them both? A POCKETFUL OF WISHES—MARY MANNERS As childhood neighbors, Jenna Palmer and Carter Stevens discover first love. When a cross-country job transfer separates them, they promise to one day find each other. Years go by and they lose touch until an accident causes their paths to once again cross. Can their promise stand the test of time, or will time crush their promise…and their love? SWEET DELIGHTS—CECELIA DOWDY Patty-Lynn is stunned when she runs into her wealthy ex-boyfriend, Sam. She’s still haunted by their painful breakup seven years ago. Recently widowed, Sam now wants to fix their broken relationship. Seeing Patty-Lynn, happy in her bakery, gives him hope. Can her prize-winning pie recipe sweeten his new business venture and heal their broken hearts? IMPERFECTLY PROVERBS 31—AUTUMN MACARTHUR The last thing geeky Samantha Rose planned for was the homemaking blog only her sister was ever supposed to see going viral. After a disastrous picnic, Daniel Novak, the cynical reporter dispatched to interview her, insists he must reveal the truth. But that could ruin everything, including their budding love. A COURTSHIP FOR CLOVER—MARION UECKERMANN Clover Blume’s chance of getting to know the groomsman escorting her to her sister’s wedding is threatened when he’s delayed. Jonathan Spalding’s money hasn’t managed to buy him one thing: a woman to love. Is the auburn-haired beauty partnering with him at his best friend’s wedding finding a way into his heart? What will it cost Jonathan to realize it profits him nothing to gain the world, yet lose his soul? And the girl.
The Billionaire's Destined Bride
Mandi Blake - 2020
He’s running from a public breakup. To get what they both want, they’ll have to make a deal.Sophia Hansen’s work is her life, putting her dreams of having a family on the back burner. But when her father declares his plans to step down as CEO of the family company, she must find a way to beat her scheming brother for the top spot, but it’ll come at a cost in the form of an alliance with a charming billionaire.Cole Bradford is the most eligible billionaire bachelor in the Pacific Northwest. After a public breakup with an A-list actress, he’s tired of hiding from the media. When his business partner, Sophia, expresses her concerns about the future of her company, he comes up with a plan to save both of their jobs… a proposal. When their marriage of convenience turns into something more, will their love prevail, or will the ones who conspire against them succeed?The Billionaire's Destined Bride is a clean, Christian romance. It's the eighth book in the Blushing Bride series, but each book can be read on its own.
God Bless the Broken Road
Jennifer Graeser Dornbush - 2017
She feels robbed and is angry at God, and she doesn’t know how to help her nine-year-old daughter Bree through her grief. Where, Amber wonders, are the Sunday dinners, the picnics, the bike rides, the time together they should be enjoying as a family? Instead, Amber is left with a folded flag and an empty heart. Cody Jackson has a death wish. Or at least that is what his manager thinks, as Cody pushes his race car and his luck in every race. Is he hiding something, or just daring God and other racers to end the path of destruction he finds himself on as he rounds the last turn? When Cody encourages Bree to join in a Derby car race for local youth, she finds a way to channel her grief into something good—and she likes that her mom and Cody are starting to become friends—or maybe something more. Cody invites Amber and Bree to see him race, but as they watch Cody narrowly escape a devastating crash, she realizes she can’t lose another person in her life. It’s better to be alone than feel that type of grief again. But when Amber hits rock-bottom, she cries out to God and asks for help. With her faith, her life, her family, and her heart hanging in the balance, Amber is forced to decide between the broken road she knows so well and trusting that God will provide a new path.
Serenity Landing Second Chances Compilation: Discovering Home, Glimpsing Hope, & Reclaiming Hearts
Carol Moncado - 2018
It’s not his first choice, but it seems to be what God has for him, at least for now. Until a chance encounter with a familiar face changes his outlook.MacKenzie Davidson has been a single mom since before her daughter was born. Just once, she’d love not to worry about losing her job or what will happen if her fledgling yarn dyeing business doesn’t take off. A stormy night and flooded road bring the straws that finally break the back of her independent streak.Her knight-in-shining-SUV comes in the form of American royalty. She’s read enough of the tabloids to know that’s how Jonathan’s family is seen and knows she can’t begin to measure up.But when he puts everything aside to help her, her daughter, and her now-floundering business, she begins to wonder. Jonathan quickly comes to believe he’s found everything he’s looking for. Will they find their way to each other or will they be ripped apart before discovering home?Glimpsing HopeChristopher Bayfield enjoys his single life. Unencumbered by relationships, he works and travels whenever he wants. He can even drop everything to do something he's been dreaming of for a while - return to acting in a Happily Ever After TV Network movie. But before he can leave a knock on the door changes his life.Julia Quisenberry never planned to have one child out of wedlock, much less be pregnant with number two, but this was what her life had become. Unemployed and barely making ends meet with her knitting patterns and teaching, she's almost desperate enough to take a handout from her best friend.A phone call from Christopher changes Julia's plans. He offers her a job and a lifeline, in more ways than one. So when the paparazzi threaten all he holds dear, she'll do anything to help him out - even marry him. Can they overcome the obstacles in their path to find a glimpse of hope for their own happily ever after?Reclaiming HeartsAll of the next generation of royals from the Commonwealth of Belles Montagnes have found love.Except one.Crown Prince William of Mevendia has done an exceptional job of keeping his private life out of the public eye. It’s been half a decade since he was last romantically linked with anyone, and even then, no one actually knew who she was.Margaretha Delatreaux had once fancied herself in love with a prince. Maybe she still did. Promises broken still cause her heart to ache, and she longs to repair the damage the last words they’d flung at each other had done.After a chance encounter, a life or death situation, a foreign country, and unflattering press, just maybe they’ll have a second chance at reclaiming hearts.
Kim Stokely - 2014
Ginny struggles to make the holidays joyful for the residents, while still mourning the death of her fiancé. Edith and Frank decide it’s time for an intervention. The two conspire to play matchmaker between Ginny and Chester. The task isn’t an easy one. Ginny must find a way to let go of her grief and Chester’s past may stop any romance from growing. But the two matchmakers are nothing if not persistent. They’ve lived too long, and learned too much, to give up hope. They know that barren winter trees bloom again in the spring and everyone deserves a second chance at love. Semi-finalist Christian Writers Guild’s Operation First Novel Contest 2010
Erynn Mangum - 2012
Her twin sister, Rachel, is a completely different story. When Rachel calls to tell Lexi that she’s engaged and asks her to come home for a few weeks before the wedding, Lexi is anything but eager to go back to Longsville. Add in Justin MacPherson, a guy she’s hated since junior high, and the two weeks are not looking good. Surely God’s plan isn’t to make Lexi insane, right?
Always a Will and a Way
Barbara Gee - 2014
Their comfortable routine is interrupted when her late husband’s parents contact her out of the blue, after nine years of total silence. Promising to explain everything, they request that Kelly bring James to visit them at their Texas ranch. It’s the last thing Kelly wants to do, yet she feels an unexplainable prompting to go. With the fervent hope that the visit will be good for James, she books the plane tickets and prepares herself for a very uncomfortable week. Heading into “enemy territory", the last thing Kelly expects is to meet a man who leaves her breathless, the first man to turn her head since she lost her husband. A relationship with Will Connor seems totally out of reach, but the handsome young cowboy refuses to let Kelly’s fears keep them from exploring what God might have in store for them. As they overcome obstacles and start to see a future together, one final snag causes Kelly to question their happy ending. Is Will actually better off without her? Is she strong enough to give him up?
A Place to Call Home
Merrillee Whren - 2013
But his first priority is securing a restoration job to pay a private investigator to find the real killer and a lawyer to get his kids back. Hiring a convicted wife-killer isn't what kind-hearted Molly Finnerty bargains for as part of the prison ministry she supports. However, she begins to believe Kurt's claim of innocence and gradually finds a great deal to like about him-perhaps more to like than she should. Can they overcome the past and find forgiveness and love?
One Faithful Prayer
T.K. Chapin - 2020
She never meant to hurt him, never meant to hurt anyone. She was only doing what she felt was the right thing.Someone is about to find out Taylor’s secret...Can you forgive when the sin is this big? Or are some sins unforgivable?One Faithful Prayer is an inspirational Christian romance about past hurts, healing, and the power of God in a Christian’s life. Inspiring and uplifting, this story encourages faithful Christians who seek to grow in their relationship and understanding of Jesus Christ.
Kimberly Rae Jordan - 2017
Kimberly Rae Jordan Elizabeth Maddrey Autumn Macarthur Lesley Ann McDaniel Lynnette Bonner Heather Gray Jan Thompson The Tenderness of His Love by USA Today Bestselling Author Kimberly Rae Jordan When Tennyson Page gives a struggling single mom and her daughters a helping hand, he never imagines the impact they’ll have on his life. But having been hurt twice before by women he’d helped, Tennyson isn’t sure he’s able to interpret Olivia Duncan’s motives correctly. Is it just gratitude on Olivia’s part? Or is it something more? A Heart Reclaimed by Bestselling Author Elizabeth Maddrey Two landscape architects and former college rivals work together to restore the grounds at Peacock Hill. Will the garden they plant blossom into love? His Father’s Son by USA Today Bestselling Author Autumn Macarthur Can a small-town single mother regain her lost faith and forgive the past, when her disabled child’s father returns, determined to help the son he unwillingly left behind – and the woman he’s never stopped loving? Sink or Swim by USA Today Bestselling Author Lesley Ann McDaniel Still reeling from the dangerous relationship she fled a year ago, Jen Bloom is finally getting her head above water. Her job as a housekeeper at the Inn at Crescent Cove has been a lifesaver, and the inn’s chef—Luke Strong—has become her best friend. But what she really wants now is to manage the inn. Then another woman arrives in town to interview for the management job. Realizing that the woman has her eye on more than just the job, Jen questions her own motives for staying in Crescent Cove. Is it the town…or the promise of love? Angel Kisses and Riversong by Bestselling Author Lynnette Bonner After a career ending injury, Jett Hudson escapes to a B&B in the mountains of Washington. But when he arrives and has to wake owner Salem Finn, who is sound asleep at her desk, he starts having second thoughts about his choice of lodging—even if her messy bun reminds him of a halo, and her soft gaze has a way of making him forget to breathe. Sometimes the river of life takes unexpected turns. And sometimes those turns lead to angel kisses…and Riversong. Skye by Bestselling Author Heather Gray When Skye reaches her limit, she packs a bag and runs away from it all…without realizing what she’s running toward. Sam is the only wrinkle in her plan. What happens when a woman chased by guilt and fear runs headlong into a battle-hardened Marine who isn’t used to backing down? Ask You Later by USA Today Bestselling Author Jan Thompson He lives and breathes expressive art.
Summer of Love
Leah Atwood - 2015
and for a limited time. Relax this summer with a tall glass of iced tea and a collection of inspirational romance novels! Come to Me Alive, a celebrity-meets-small-town-charm romance by Leah Atwood Bryce Landry and Sophie Thatcher are two strangers, opposite in every way, until a chance encounter brings them together. Neither can deny the pull between them, but as the weeks and months pass, they discover that finding each other was easy, but holding on will be a different story. Christian romance at its best! Wild Mint Tea, a farm-living romance by Valerie Comer Local foods chef Claire Halford hosts weddings on Green Acres Farm, but the first bride comes with a ruggedly handsome brother. Noel Kenzie’s reforestation company provides him the means to enjoy a globe-trotting life... until he's captivated by a certain chef who's firmly rooted in one place. Yes, Christian romance can deal with real-world issues while lifting your spirits! Catching Serenity, a beach romance with a twist by JoAnn Durgin Serenity McClaren's world collapsed five years ago and she returns to South Carolina to find the answers. Child psychologist Jackson Ross discovers the truth, but by telling her, he risks losing everything—including Serenity—in this heartwarming Christian romance novel. Marrying Kate, a marriage-of-convenience romance by Kimberly Rae Jordan When Jared proposes marriage to Kate, it’s for the sake of their orphaned nieces and nephew. Though Kate hopes for more, their chance at love is threatened when Jared’s past comes to call. A unique marriage of convenience Christian romance to warm your heart. The Bride's Broken Bond, a runaway-bride romance by Lee Tobin McClain In this Christian romance novel, urban missionary Rock Anderson must rescue the woman he’s always found annoying but irresistible, spoiled rich girl Hope DeMille, from a wedding she doesn’t want. But when her domineering father disowns her, it’s up to Rock to help Hope overcome her dysfunctional past and find meaning in service, faith, and love. The Long Way Home, an opposites-attract romance by Staci Stallings Sent from Chicago to his grandfather’s backroads Kansas farm on family business, Jaxton Anderson is faced with culture shock and Ami Martin, and he’s not sure which one is worse. Ami hates him and so does most everyone else, so why can’t he just go back where he came from? Good question. Read this Christian romance novel to find out why! Summertime is for fun and relaxation, and these Christian romance novels provide plenty of both. But summer also draws us close to friends, family, and faith in God, so get out your hammock and enjoy this box set of Christian romance novels for a great price!
A Tuscan Legacy Complete Collection: All nine inspiring romances from the original series plus a bonus tenth novella
Marion Ueckermann - 2019
and love. Enjoy a summer journey to Italy with A Tuscan Legacy! When Isabella Rossi invites each of her adult grandchildren to her estate in the Tuscan hills for her eightieth birthday, she hopes to reunite a family fractured by distance, death, and secrets. The birthday gift of a painting, arriving unsigned and with no sender's details, rips open old heartbreak. One family secret has already been revealed, her youngest son Albertino's illegitimate English daughter. Now it seems there could be yet more secrets. Returning home, the cousins, scattered across three continents, each discover their lifetime love. When they gather again at the villa as summer ends, the remaining secrets are revealed. But can they be forgiven, or will the mistakes of the past be repeated? All nine of the original stories are included, plus a bonus tenth novella set the following year! Book 1 That’s Amore (That’s Love) by Marion Ueckermann When Rafaele and Jayne meet again in Tuscany, two years after dancing the night away together, is it a matter of fate or of faith? Book 2 Luna Rosa (Blushing Moon) by Elizabeth Maddrey When Nick, a piano tuner and closet composer, meets Louisiana, a diva-like pianist, will they be able to navigate diverging goals in order to play love’s duet? Book 3 Rapsodia (Rhapsody) by Alexa Verde A risk-taking photographer with a crushed spirit and a control-addicted pizzeria chain owner with a crushed heart... What will it take for them to trust in God and love again? Book 4 TI Amo (I Love You) by Marion Ueckermann American missionary Michael tells Alessa, the tour guide he's just met, that one day she'll be his wife, but she's vowed to remain single. Can anything sway her to fall in love? Book 5 La Fiamma Sacra (The Sacred Flame) by Clare Revell Forged in love’s sacred flame, can a firefighter and a widowed single mother find the path God has set for them? Book 6 Bella Notte (Beautiful Night) by Heather Gray Piero packs light, loves adventure, and sticks to a two-dates-only rule. Felicity’s job takes her around the world, but that's all the adventure she craves. She has little use for Piero the Playboy. Book 7 Solo Tu (Only You) by Narelle Atkins Sienna Rossi is torn between her new life in Australia and her longing for home. Aussie teacher Dave likes the freedom of his nomadic lifestyle. Can they risk everything for love? Book 8 Dolce Vita (Sweet Life) by Autumn Macarthur In the haze of a Tuscan summer, can teacher Rachel learn to surrender her fears and hurts, then embrace the life God intends for her? A sweeter life of love, with her old friend, Jon. Book 9 La Risposta (The Answer) by Autumn Macarthur When a wedding brings the family back to the the villa at summer's end, unexpected answers emerge. But is it too late to heal two broken hearts and renew a loveless marriage? BONUS NEW NOVELLA! Book 10 Innamorata (Sweetheart) by Autumn Macarthur Is eighty-one too old for romance? When a beau from her teens returns to Tuscany, widowed Isabella Rossi is about to find out! Don't miss this inspirational Christian romance series, brought