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Enchanting Nicholette by Dawn Crandall
Rumors and Promises
Kathleen Rouser - 2016
Wary, self-reliant Sophie is caught off guard when meeting a kind, but meddling and handsome minister at the local mercantile. In 1900, Reverend Ian McCormick is determined to start anew in Stone Creek, Michigan, believing he has failed God and his former flock. He works harder than ever to forget his mistake, hoping to prove himself a most pleasing servant to his new congregation and once again to God. While Sophie seeks acceptance for the child and a measure of respect for herself, the rumors swirl about her sordid past. Should Ian show concern for Sophie plight, he could risk everything - including his position as pastor of Stone Creek. Now the pair must choose to trust God and forgive those who slander and gossip, or run. Will the scandals of their pasts bind them together forever, or drive both deeper into despair?
The Texas Women of Spirit Trilogy
Angela C. Castillo - 2016
Clean, Christian fiction set in 1890's Texas. Book 1: The River Girl's Song Zillia Bright never dreamed she’d be orphaned at sixteen and left to care for her baby brother and Papa’s farm. With only a mule and a hundred year old shotgun , she must fight to protect what’s hers. Countless dangers lurk on the Bastrop, Texas riverside. Zillia must rely on the help of her best friends, Soonie and Wylder, to hold her world together. With Zillia’s struggles come unexpected miracles, and proof that God might just listen to the prayers of a river girl. Book 2: The Comanche Girl's Prayer It's 1890. Called by God, nineteen-year-old Soonie Eckhart travels to an illegal Comanche and Kiowa settlement in North Texas to become a teacher for the children in hiding. Despite her Comanche roots, she finds many in the group, including a volatile young man named Lone Warrior, refuse to accept her. After a chance encounter in the hills with a band of dangerous men, Soonie must draw on the deepest parts of her faith and courage to survive. Book 3: The Saloon Girl's Journey Weary of the saloon girl life—and tired of being slapped around—Darla North decides to start over and let her new-found faith lead her. A friend sends her to Downs House, a place for ‘unfortunate women.’ Darla is offered a home—if she can behave herself. Old habits are hard to break, but Darla is desperate to prove to everyone that she's changed, especially Ethan Downs, the owner's sensitive and sweet son. But when Darla's past threatens to catch up with her, she must decide to face the truth . . . or run away again.
Brides of Alaska
Tracie Peterson - 2016
The bleak wilderness of America’s 49th state challenges three women in different eras: Julie, a nurse, who must serve victims of a 1925 diphtheria epidemic; Beth, whose Canadian-born husband is killed in World War II; and Rita, who takes on the ultimate test of endurance, the Iditarod dog sled race. Each must surmount the obstacles in her life, and perhaps, with God’s help, find true love as well.
Andrea Boeshaar - 2018
*The ebook edition of the collection will remain on the buyer’s device after the ebook is disbanded. And then all of the novellas and short stories in the collection will be published separately in print and ebook! Look up each author for sneak peeks of all the gorgeous covers for these upcoming novellas!All proceeds from the sale of this collection will be donated to the LiveStrong Foundation.Enjoy seven romances through the ages in this Timeless Love limited time ebook. An open invitation to fall in love with the writing styles of a few new-to-you multi-published authors of your favorite Christian romance eras.Give Me Thine Heart 1812 Andrea BoeshaarMoira loathes the man she is set to marry. But when she meets Samuel Stryker, she soon guesses that he's from the colonies. When she finds a deep secret, Sam must make the decision: kill her or take her with him.This Freedom Journey 1833 Misty M. BellerAdrien Lockman left France to finally live life on his own terms, but when he discovers a half-starved and half-frozen woman in the treacherous Canadian mountains, the truth soon becomes clear--the only way they'll survive is together.The Heart of Home 1865 Stephenia H. McGeeOpal Martin aspires to scrub the remnants of the War Between the States from her tattered life. When a nearly drowned soldier appears and asks if he can die on her porch, she must guard against the sudden revival of her heart's hope for love. Tristan Stuart wants to escape the pain of war. He wakes up at a house that's too much like home, with a woman determined to mend him he may discover a life worth fighting for. To save the last of what Opal holds dear, will he become the man she needs or let the troubled waters carry him away?Enchanting Nicholette 1893 Dawn CrandallYoung, widowed, and newly out of mourning, Nicholette Everstone is an heiress yearning to be loved. Her parents had arranged for her to marry her loving late husband, but the marriage ended tragically on her wedding day. Returning to Boston after being away, she finds there's someone new to her set of friends and family she can't help but fall for. But when she learns of the danger and sacrifices this man takes on, will her heart be strong enough to keep her fears at bay?Teach Me To Love 1899 Kari TrumboIzzy Lawson has taken her last abuse. When her husband dies, she rushes to Belle Fourche to stay with the only friend she has. The wall she's worked so hard to build crumbles in the arms of a man so different from her husband. Conrad Oleson can't read and it's shamed him for longer than he can remember. As Izzy reveals her painful past, he can't stay away. He'll do about anything, to get closer. Including, teach her how to love.Façade 1942 Pepper D. BashamOlivia Rakes has excellent observations skills for facts and details, but stumbles through matters of the heart. When her brother goes missing in German-occupied France, Livy enlists her services with a group of search-and-rescue spies, who not only thrust her toward espionage, but...romance. Agent Christopher Dawson has avoided Livy since she broke his heart. When the search for his best friend brings them together, the heart takes on a mind of its own. In a world where war changes the rules of life and love, can they work together to complete their rescue mission before the enemy catches them?Bookishly Ever After 2018 Sarah MonzonIt all started with a bet and a book.Emory Blake is the ultimate bibliophile. She'd take curling up with a novel over a night on the town any day. But then her best friend, Tate Woodby, accuses her of living between the pages of her paperbacks instead of the real world, and he makes a bet that will force her to experience the adventures of her fictional friends...instead of just reading about them. With her face no longer buried in books, Emory must confront the pain of the past.
The Prisoner's Wife
Susan Page Davis - 2006
Jack knows he’s innocent, and the unscrupulous constables will seize his land when he’s dead. He asks Lucy Hamblin, the only girl he ever loved, to marry him in the jail. Her father broke them up four years ago, but now her father is dead. Will Lucy be willing to grant his last request and become the widow Hunter? This book won the short historical category of both the Inspirational Readers’ Choice Contest and ACFW’s Book of the Year Contest for 2007. It was favorite historical of the year among Heartsong readers for 2006.
The River Between
Jacquelyn Cook - 1985
Would the river also take him away? From her Alabama mansion on the banks of the Chattahoochee River, Lily watches the steamboats pass and dreams of falling in love with the perfect man, giving him her whole mind and spirit. But when the river gives her an irresistible steamboat captain, Lily is torn between him and her pledge to marry the wealthy man her parents have chosen for her. Torn by her love for the mysterious captain, she struggles with duty, honor and faith. Like the river's dangerous currents, her choice will change the course of her life forever. Jacquelyn Cook is the author of acclaimed historical novels and historical romances, with over 500,000 copies sold. Her classic, four-book River series authentically recreates the romance and drama of the Civil War era in historic Eufaula, Alabama. Formerly collected in a popular anthology titled Magnolias, the River series is now offered to readers in these updated editions.
Judith McCoy Miller - 2013
Among those “huddled masses yearning to be free” are nine displaced individuals dumped upon American soil and trying to figure out how to pursue happiness, make a home, and secure love.A displaced Acadian in Capucine: Home to My Heart by Janet SpaethA Hessian soldier in The Angel of Nuremberg by Irene BrandAn indentured servant in Freedom's Cry by Pamela GriffinA Mexican loyalist in Blessed Land by Nancy J. FarrierA Swedish immigrant in Prairie Schoolmarm by JoAnn A. GroteA Chinese slave in The Golden Cord by Judith MillerA desperate Scottish widow in I Take Thee, a Stranger by Kristy DykesA homeless Irish servant in Promises Kept by Sally LaityA Chinese orphan in The Blessing Basket by Judith MillerFrom the four corners of the globe they came, placing their hopes on the American dream. Can they truly find the new life they desire and the freedom to let their hearts soar in love and faith?
Lighthouse Brides Collection
DiAnn Mills - 2013
Immerse yourself in the beauty and danger of lighthouse history as six romances bring together adventurous—but lonely—souls. Penned by an exclusive selection of Christian fiction authors—including DiAnn Mills—this collection of stories will become a cherished favorite.When Love Awaits by Lynn A. ColemanPhantom of My Heart by DiAnn MillsA Beacon in the Storm by Andrea BoesharrSafe Harbor by Paige Winship DoolyWhispers Across the Blue by DiAnn MillsA Time to Love by Sally Laity
Patricia PacJac Carroll - 2019
Connors sent off for a mail order bride or two. What could go wrong?Caroline Lovelace was tired of being hungry and doing without. She reluctantly left Virginia for the Colorado Territory. After all, she’d fallen in love with Thomas J. Connors. Well, in love with his letters anyway.All goes well until she gets on the train to Colorado and sits across from Julia Brooks who also has a letter from Thomas J. Connors. And then they meet Sarah Graham in Colorado, who, you guessed it, also has letters from the man. For Caroline, this can only mean one thing. War.
Angela K. Couch - 2016
Now, she will stop at nothing to take her revenge and recover their wealth. Even travel across the country to marry the man’s son. With his focus on his sprawling Arizona ranch, Axel Forsberg has little time for wooing a woman, so when his father finds him a bride from the east, he trusts he won’t regret the convenience. Until horses go missing, barns burn to the ground, a range war begins…and he loses his heart.
Trish Perry - 2011
But Josh Reegan tests even her good graces when they meet outside her Arlington, Virginia, dance studio in 1951. He's attractive, yet his cynicism and cockiness are hard to tolerate. A journalist and former World War II Air Force pilot, Josh considers ballroom dancing a frivolous waste of time. Although Rachel's confident nature is a refreshing challenge, he wouldn't tangle with her if his newspaper hadn't assigned him to cover her studio's competition in New York City. Between the melodrama of ballroom antics and the real drama of political corruption, Rachel and Josh have their hands full. The last thing either of them expects is mutual need and support. But once they stop dancing around the truth, the results are unforgettable.
Mail Order Abigail
Charlotte Dearing - 2020
Next, she’s duped into boarding a Texas-bound ship. When she arrives in Texas, she discovers Mr. Walker has been hoodwinked, as well. The tall, handsome rancher is furious when he discovers the deception, and vows to send Abigail home as soon as the next ship sets sail. Abigail is certain that she doesn’t belong in Texas. Boston has always been home. But as the weeks pass, Mr. Walker’s anger softens. He makes a startling confession – he’s read her letters a hundred times, or more. His lingering gaze, his gentle banter and slow tender smile play upon her heart. She resists the gruff cowboy’s charms. Barely. But how can she not love his nephew, an orphaned infant? As the day of departure looms, the small, motherless baby might unravel the last of her fragile defenses. Abigail dares to hope… that home is where the heart is.