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Autumn Brides: A Year of Weddings Novella Collection by Kathryn Springer
A Year of Weddings: Twelve Love Stories
Denise HunterDebra Clopton - 2014
The honor of your presence is requested at a year of weddings . . .A January BrideMadeleine Houser’s pen-pal friendship with a lonely widower has taken an unexpected turn.A February BrideAllie left the love of her life at the altar—to save him from her family curse.A March BrideSusanna found her prince, and happily ever after is just around the corner. But first, they must pass one final test.An April BrideWeeks away from the wedding, Stella and Marshall must choose between faith in their past love or a very different future than either imagined.A May BrideEllie has prepared for her wedding all her life . . . but she's forgotten the most important part.A June BrideThe reality show ended with an engagement, so why doesn’t this feel like the fairy tale Wynne thought it would be?A July BrideIn a moment of total panic, Brendan left Alyssa at the altar. What will it take for him to win her back?An August BrideAs far as Kelsey Wilcox is concerned, her last cowboy was the last cowboy.A September BrideAnnie is ready to call this new town home, but one handsome policeman is ready to stand in her way . . . even if it means walking her down the aisle.An October BrideWhat if the only way to make your father’s last wish come true . . . was to marry the man of your dreams?A November BrideCan a decades-long friendship marred by romantic missteps ever lead to happily ever after for Sadie and Erik?A December BrideWhat started as a whim turned into an accidental—and very public—engagement in Chapel Springs this holiday season.
Beth Wiseman - 2014
The honor of your presence is requested at three summer weddings . . .A June Bride by Marybeth WhalenWynne Hardy never thought she d get engaged on a reality TV show, but when she met Andy the two of them hit it off. Now he s asked her to marry him, and they re all set to wed on live TV in a seaside ceremony. But just as Wynne thinks all her dreams are coming true, her ex-boyfriend walks back into her life at the worst possible time. Steve broke her heart years ago, and she s still sorting through her feelings for him. Will Wynne go through with her televised wedding and be the perfect June bride the network is looking for?A July Bride by Beth WisemanIt was the happiest day of her life when Alyssa Pennington walked down the aisle to be united with the man of her dreams. But when Brendan left her at the altar, Alyssa was consumed by humiliation, embarrassment, and a broken heart that wouldn t allow her to trust anyone. Brendan Myers knows he will spend the rest of his life regretting what he did to Alyssa, the only woman he s ever loved. Now he plans to win her back. But winning back his bride might prove much more difficult than he can imagine.An August Bride by Debra CloptonAfter a cowboy broke her heart, Kelsey Wilcox traded in her boots for flip-flops and a bistro on the beautiful sandy beach of Corpus Christi. Two years later, still not believing in happy endings, she is about to endure a weekend of torture at her cousin's beach wedding. Brent Corbin has had his share of bad luck with women and isn't looking for love or looking forward to the weekend of wedding festivities as a groomsman for his friend, but his attention is instantly captured by Kelsey. Thrown together through the weekend and with the meddlesome encouragement from some matchmakers, Brent is determined to pursue Kelsey and change her mind about cowboys."
Kiss the Bride: Three Summer Love Stories
Robin Lee Hatcher - 2016
But her own heart is still broken, the unworn wedding dress hanging in her closet a reminder that relationships aren’t always as perfect as they look through her camera lens.Attorney Ashton Vance is the one that got away, but he wrongly blamed Jenna for ruining his political aspirations. Even if Jenna can forgive him, dare he hope for a second chance at her love? I Hope You Dance: A July Wedding Story by Robin Lee HatcherCan two left feet lead to one perfect romance?Grant Nichols is a genius in the kitchen and a klutz on the dance floor. But his friend’s wedding is shaping up to be a shindig the likes of which Kings Meadow has never seen—including dancing. Lots of dancing.Former rodeo queen Skye Foster is offering dance lessons for the wedding party. Grant and Skye are no match on paper. But when they step onto the dance floor, they create a melody all their own. Love on a Deadline: An August Wedding Story by Kathryn SpringerMacKenzie “Mac” Davis returns to her hometown of Red Leaf, Wisconsin, and takes a job at the weekly newspaper writing about social events.When Hollis Channing, Mac’s high school nemesis, returns to Red Leaf to marry her celebrity fiancé, the editor asks Mac to cover all the festivities for the newspaper. The last thing Mac wants to do is reconnect with the person who made her life miserable when she was a teenager . . . unless it’s spending time with Ethan Channing, the bride’s older brother—and Mac’s first crush.
Spring Brides: A Year of Weddings Novella Collection
Rachel Hauck - 2015
The honor of your presence is requested at three spring weddings . . .A March Bride by Rachel HauckSusanna Truitt (Once Upon a Prince) is three weeks from royalty. She ll soon marry King Nathaniel II of Brighton Kingdom. But when the government insists she renounce her American citizenship before the wedding, coupled with the lack of involvement by family and friends, Susanna s heart begins to doubt whether this marriage is God's plan for her.An April Bride by Lenora WorthBride-to-be Stella Carson cannot wait another day to marry soldier Marshall Henderson. But when Marshall returns home to Louisiana, it becomes clear to them both that he is not the man he used to be.With only weeks until the wedding, Stella and Marshall must choose between a marriage built on the past and faith in long-ago love or a very different future than the one Stella imagined.A May Bride by Meg MoseleyEllie Martin, a country girl living in Atlanta, has dreamed of a traditional wedding all her life, but she s missing a key ingredient to her plans for the future: a groom. Then Ellie meets Gray Whitby at a wedding of all places. But when Ellie jeopardizes her own future for the sake of her sister, Gray feels like he'll always be second to Ellie's family. Can Ellie and Gray find their own way together amidst the demands and perceptions of others, or will their romance end before it has truly begun?"
Hoping for Hawthorne
Tara Grace Ericson - 2020
When she shows up again at a family event, Hawthorne finds himself trying to dig a way out of a hole he didn't realize he was in.When Avery Chase returns to Indiana, the last thing she expects is to run into her childhood crush, let alone to realize in the years since she left, he's turned into a complete jerk. Hoping for a man to change is a mistake she's made once before and is determined not to make again.Then again, it's hard to resist when your childhood crush finally notices you.
Hook, Line and Sinker
Susan May Warren - 2011
In fact, he has no choice. It’s his last chance to leave a lasting legacy at Bethel College. He just never imagined his fundraising scheme would hook Abigail Cushman, the grad student who reminds him of all they’d had—and lost—every time she glances his way.Abigail Cushman may not know the difference between a bass and a trout, but how hard can it be to catch a fish? She’s a quick learner, and she’s certain her smarts can net her a win over Ross Springer, the handsome charmer she’s tried to forget since grief tore them apart.In the ultimate showdown between brains and heart, will Ross and Abby reel in more than they bargained for?
Not This Time
Leah Atwood - 2016
With the engagement and wedding off, the constant parade of sympathetic platitudes made it impossible to forget she’d been jilted. Needing an escape, she moved to her aunt’s lake house for the summer. Drew Sullivan’s return to Jasper Lake one hot summer day had everyone talking, but he wasn’t giving answers. His plans didn’t include romance, but neither did they include Amie Sullivan. Fortunately for him, he’d learned to be flexible. Romance blooms, but when Amie discovers Drew’s secret, will the trust between them be irrevocably broken? Please note: this is a significantly revised edition from that which appeared in the Whispers of Love collection.
Beyond the Waves
Lynnette Bonner - 2014
Since he’s broken her heart more than once, and she recently started dating youth pastor Blaine Pittman, she wants absolutely nothing to do with Kylen. But he’s been asked to stand in as the mediator between Taysia and wannabe model Sophia Clinesmith, who twisted her ankle in the parking lot of Taysia’s business and is threatening a lawsuit. If she didn’t need him to help save her gym, Taysia would tell Kylen to take a long midnight walk on a short cliffside trail. She’s perfectly happy with her life just the way it is. So why is it that just the sight of Kylen Sumner sets her traitorous heart to dancing faster than it did the time Blaine kissed her?
Hannah Jo Abbott - 2017
At twenty-two she thought she would be graduating from college and starting a career. But the loss of her parents changed everything, and instead she spends her days working as a waitress and spends her nights, weekends, and everything in between taking care of her five younger siblings. Now her life is completely focused on her family, and despite the urging of those close to her, she doesn’t find time for a life of her own. When Russell Pierce returns to his childhood hometown he is eager to focus on success in his new career. Meeting Paige wasn’t part of his plan either, but once he does he can’t stop thinking about her and how he wants to help her. But she can’t let go of her fears, and refuses to allow him to get close. Will she ever be able to open up and consider a life with anyone? Is she ready to give life a second chance?
Kiss the Bride
Kristy Dykes - 2006
They vow to keep in touch, pray for one another, and meet again at next year's conference. What happens in between is an absolute smorgasbord of changed lives, challenged faiths, new dedications and directions, and romantic twists that turn next year's conference reunion plans into reservations for
Love Will Take Me Home
Anita Higman - 2013
At first Noah may appear like another enemy from her past, but little by little he turns her gray skies into a glimpse of heaven and offers her a truth she’d only dreamed of—that love is the best homecoming of all. Previously published by Harlequin as Home At Last
A Fine Mess
Kristy K. James - 2011
Surprisingly, Ian McCann proves to be more help than she ever imagined, but complicates her life even more so than it already is. What will happen when the two forge a marriage of convenience? One that defies every Christian belief that Annie holds dear?
This Wandering Heart
Janine Rosche - 2020
No one, that is, except for her first love, Robbie Matthews, who has just discovered the woman he is falling for online is the same one that broke his heart five years ago.But Robbie has another problem: the mother of his daughter, Anabelle, has resurfaced after a three-year absence determined to rip Anabelle away from him. Robbie needs a steady paycheck for a chance at custody, and now, on the eve of a grand adventure that could give Keira a chance to flee her old, troubled life once and for all, she is in need of assistance.With so much broken trust between them, Keira and Robbie must keep an arms-length away to make this partnership work. But the more time they spend together, exploring majestic places and sharing new experiences, the closer they get--until their secrets and dreams threaten to cost them everything.
Choices of the Heart
Kelsey MacBride - 2014
Each story highlights a sister’s hopes, her struggles, and her achievements as she trusts God to bring her the perfect soul mate. (This novella is approximately 90 pages) Lauren Bradley wants to find true love and goes about experimenting with online dating and attending church singles groups to find the perfect Godly man. But her efforts are met with disaster and her frustration grows as she becomes impatient waiting for God to bring the right man into her life. She decides to become an entrepreneur and purchase Emilia’s, an Italian restaurant. But her goals of buying the restaurant are thwarted by Andrew, a handsome man who also wants the restaurant for himself. Lauren is attracted to Andrew, but becomes involved with her boss, knowing he may not be the man God intended for her. Andrew has had a passion for cooking since childhood, spending lots of time in the kitchen with his mother. Now he wants to switch from being a teacher, to fulfilling his lifelong dream of owning a restaurant. But there’s one problem, he’s attracted to Lauren and has to fight her for Emilia’s. Will he fulfill his lifelong dream at the expense of driving Lauren away? Or will he sacrifice his dream and compete with her boss for the chance at true love? Other titles in the Christian romance series by Kelsey MacBride: -Desires of the Heart: Megan's story (Available now!) -Passions of the Heart: Tiffany's story (June 30, 2014) -Redemption of the Heart: Katie's story (July 2014) Don't miss out on these inspirational love stories of faith, family and romance.