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Real Virtue by Katy Lee
Colleen Coble - 2016
Yet when handsome family friend Simon Lassiter fell under suspicion in the death of his cousin and former fiancée, Wynne vowed to help him learn the truth, even though it meant risking everything in Superior's stormy waters. But a tempest of a different kind was about to fall on the Lassiter family, and Wynne found herself caught up in the maelstrom. Whom could she trust as the clouds of suspicion and danger rolled in over her head?
Robin Patchen - 2019
But Ginny's built a home in New Hampshire. After a childhood of nomadic living, she’s not running again, certainly not because of some nameless, baseless threat. Real estate developer Kade Powers is thrilled to go out with Nutfield’s beautiful new real estate agent. But the prowler they surprise after their first date offers a glimpse into Ginny's past and the legacy of lies her parents left her with. She brings a mystery, one he’s determined to help her solve. With Kade’s help, Ginny searches for the truth of her parents’ criminal activity while her enemies close in. When the mobsters show up in her quaint New England town, will she find a way to bring them down, or will she lose the life—and the man—she’s come to love? Legacy Rejected is the first book in a new Christian romantic suspense series. If you like romance coupled with page-turning suspense that’ll keep you reading late into the night, you’ll love Legacy Rejected. Buy it now. If you like the Legacy series, you might also like Robin Patchen's other books. Check out the Hidden Truth series, the first books that take place in Nutfield. Then, be sure to read the Beauty in Flight 3-book serial story, which has roots in the same town. And don't miss the Amanda books, two romantic suspense novels, and Robin's standalone romance novellas. THE HIDDEN TRUTH SERIES: Convenient Lies Twisted Lies Generous Lies Innocent Lies THE BEAUTY IN FLIGHT SERIES Beauty in Flight Beauty in Hiding Beauty in Battle THE AMANDA SERIES Chasing Amanda Finding Amanda STANDALONE NOVELS A Package Deal One Christmas Eve Faith House
Rescued by the Hero
Mandi Blake - 2020
Especially when it doesn't feel fake.Joanna Drake can’t wait to escape to Freedom Ridge for the holidays. She needs to put hundreds of miles between her and her creepy coworker who won’t seem to take no for an answer. When she runs into her brother’s best friend at the ski resort, every relationship gets complicated.Aiden Clark is shocked to find out that his best friend brought his little sister along on vacation, especially when he finds himself interested in getting to know her. When she asks him to play along as her boyfriend to ward off an unwanted pursuer, he wholeheartedly agrees despite his friend’s warnings to stay away from her.Between hiding their fake relationship from her brother and flaunting it in front of her pursuer, Aiden and Joanna find themselves wishing the relationship was as real as it seems under the mistletoe. When their ruse is exposed and Joanna is in danger, Aiden will have to put it all on the line to bring her home.Visit Freedom, Colorado and enjoy the faith, friendships, and forever-afters of the Heroes of Freedom Ridge in this Christian Christmas romance.
Targeted for Danger
Susan May Warren - 2017
Here are eight novellas of suspense and intrigue and romance from eight bestselling authors, all in one anthology. This promotional boxed set is only available for a limited time. Fasten your seat belts, and happy intense reading! Susan May Warren Christy Barritt Lynette Eason Ginny Aiken Margaret Daley Elizabeth Goddard Susan Sleeman Jan Thompson CROSSFIRE New from RITA, Christy, and Carol Award-winning, and USA Today Bestselling Author SUSAN MAY WARREN The woman he loves is caught in the crossfire of revenge…but he’ll have to face his crimes to save her. TAKEN BY DARK New from Award-winning, Bestselling Author CHRISTY BARRITT Willa Shields is being taunted by someone desperate to get her attention. When the threats escalate, the only person who can help her is her new neighbor, FBI agent Declan Donovan. But will he reach her before the darkness overcomes them both? LETHAL HOMECOMING From Award-winning, Bestselling Author LYNETTE EASON Callie Ainsworth just wants to go home. When her stepfather dies, she believes it’s safe to do so. But when someone tries to kill her minutes before she reaches her mother’s driveway, she realizes that danger still lurks—but this time, she’s not running away. TREASURE New from Critically-Acclaimed Author GINNY AIKEN Freelance writer Chloe Williams's first find at the newest Qumran Caves dig is the dead C/OPS Security guard. Steven “Ridge” Ridgeway, founder of C/OPS, must deal with the murder of his man while keeping the two of them alive. It won't be easy, now that he and Chloe have seen the stolen treasure, since assassins don't give up until all witnesses are dead. DEADLY SECRET New from USA Today Bestselling Author MARGARET DALEY Secrets. Revenge. Reunion. The past comes back to haunt Sarah Patterson, and she turns to the only man who can help her—the man she left at the altar. DOUBLE EXPOSURE New from Award-winning, Bestselling Author ELIZABETH GODDARD Tara Blackburn witnesses a village decimated at the hands of armed men. Grant McCall is working undercover in a race against time to find Tara before the hired killers, but even more deadly is the illness to which she was exposed. COLD TERROR New from Award-winning, Bestselling Author SUSAN SLEEMAN Forensic artist Hannah Perry and her young son barely escape from a killer and nearly lose their lives to the cold terror of the ocean. Former Navy SEAL Gage Blackwell comes to their rescue and appoints himself their bodyguard. Suddenly, not only is Hannah’s and her sons life at risk—so is her heart. ONCE A THIEF NEW from USA Today Bestselling Author JAN THOMPSON She sets a thief to catch a thief.
Sharon Srock - 2018
At least that was the plan until her son got hauled to jail for theft and she lost the mother she never truly understood. In the darkest moments of her life, Mac finds herself surrounded by a group of Christian women she can’t understand and a handsome man, willing to take her son under his wing.Dane Cooper, Garfield’s former bad boy and groom left at the altar, can’t deny his initial attraction to Mackenzie. Neither can he resist the urge from God to mentor her delinquent son. How can he guard his battered heart and still give Riley the same second chance he was given?When Jesse, Charley, Randy, and Alex signed up for Mac’s first fitness class, they were looking for someone to whip them into physical shape. What they found was a woman bound by a cruel history, suffering through a tragic present, and in desperate need of a friend…or four.
Salt Water Taffie
Janice Hanna - 2009
But when her parents begin planning their retirement, Taffie's not sure she has the moxie or the know-how to manage Carini’s Confections on her own. When repairman Ryan Antonelli makes a service call at Carini's, he’s irresistibly drawn to more than just the candy. Although his marketing degree has hardly prepared him to fix a taffy-making machine, Ryan will do anything to help Taffie, with the hopes of winning her heart. When a business mogul wants to buy Carini’s property to build a new casino, Taffie’s family’s future is threatened. Can Ryan help Taffie save Carini’s Confections? Will they find sweet love together in the process?
Oceans Apart/Between Sundays
Karen Kingsbury - 2009
Then a plane goes down in the Pacific Ocean. One of the casualties is Kiahna Siefert, a flight attendant Connor knew well. Too well. Kiahna's will is very clear: before her seven-year-old son, Max, can be turned over to the state, he must spend the summer with the father he's never met, the father who doesn't know he exists: Connor Evans.Will the presence of one lonely child and the truth he represents destroy Connor's family? Or will healing and hope come in the shape of a seven-year-old boy? Between SundaysAaron Hill---a young man with athletic good looks and the many privileges of a star quarterback. But he's about to receive a whole new view of his self-centered life.Derrick Anderson---a veteran pro football player who volunteers his time with foster kids. Now he's looking for a miracle, and he must strive for the one thing that matters most---keeping a promise he made years ago.Megan Gunn---a woman with a heart for underprivileged kids---especially the foster child whose dying mother left him in Megan's care. Now she wants to adopt him, but one obstacle stands in her way: 49ers quarterback Aaron Hill.Two men and the game they love. A woman with a heart for the lonely and lost, and a boy who believes the impossible ... thrown together in self-discovery and a new awareness of the things that matter most.
Beyond the Quiet: Second Chances: The Awakening
Brenda Hill - 2009
It’s the story of how a quiet, passionless window awakens enough to climb onto her lover’s shoulders for a piggyback ride in the nude.READERS ADVISORY: Contains explicit love scenes with graphic language.
The Space Between Us
T.K. Chapin - 2019
After turning eighteen years old, his adoptive father, Walter, helped him search for the woman who gave him life. He tried to find the woman for two long years, then he finally gave up. One day, he decides to start the search again. Will Chance finally get the answers he so desperately wants? Is Chance being distracted from God's true will in his life?Maddison is a strong independent woman who is looking forward to her new job at the newspaper in Spokane. While she supports Chance's efforts to find his mother, she often wonders if he'll ever come around to the idea of a relationship between the two of them. She's been his friend for years, but her heart wants more. Can she find love with Chance? Or does she need to cut ties and move on?An inspirational Christian romance that is not only a faith-based book but also a lesson in the love, power, and timing of God. The Space Between Us will keep you turning the pages until the very end. This wholesome and clean contemporary novel will be sure to leave a lasting impression on your heart and remind you of how beautiful God's will is in your life.
Debra Ullrick - 2009
Unable to get out much because of pain, she goes online in hopes of finding some new friends to fill the void the long, lonely winters bring. A budding friendship develops, and soon, Jasmine finds herself in danger. Jack Warren is in love with Jasmine and has been for years. When he discovers she’s talking to strangers on the Internet, a pit fills his stomach, signaling something’s not right about one particular person. Can he convince her to give up her budding friendship before it’s too late? Will she ever come to love him as more than just a friend?
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.
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.
Dana Mentink - 2013
The day she leaves on furlough, is the day her life falls apart. Her bus is ambushed and she must flee from forces who inexplicably wish her dead. Trapped between a ruthless drug lord and his assassins, a corrupt police chief, and colleagues with ulterior motives, her friends may prove just as deadly as her enemies as she uncovers a plot tangled deep in the roots of her own past.Nina's only hope of survival lies in the hands of Shaw Wilder, a man who despises missionaries and the God they serve. His skill is in handling a landmine detection dog, not helping a woman he blames for the death of his sister. When the lethal drug kingpin El Escorpion seeks to capture Nina, and the local police are no help, Shaw has to choose: flee into the Guatemalan jungle with a naive woman who has vowed never to take a life or follow his own spiritual demons and walk away. His choice may leave them both imprisoned in a jungle from which neither will escape.
Danger in the Shadows / The Negotiator / True Devotion
Dee Henderson - 2005
This boxed set includes the introductory books to each of Dee's series, including the prequel to the O'Malley series "Danger in the Shadows." Included in each set is an exclusive first chapter sampler of "The Witness/" free What a great way to get hooked on Dee Henderson and just in time for the release of her brand-new book, "The Witness," in February.