Gayle Roper Books In Order

Adventures Of Scooter and Jake Books In Publication Order

  1. Whoo Done It? (1994)
  2. Here Boy! (1995)
  3. Cat Burglars? (1995)
  4. Bear Scare (1996)

Amhearst Mysteries Books In Publication Order

  1. Caught in the Middle (1997)
  2. Caught in the Act (1998)
  3. Caught in a Bind (2000)
  4. See No Evil (2007)
  5. Caught Redhanded (2007)

Amish Farm Trilogy Books In Publication Order

  1. A Secret Identity (2010)
  2. A Stranger’s Wish (2010)
  3. A Rose Revealed (2011)

Amish Trilogy Books In Publication Order

  1. The Key (1998)
  2. The Document (1998)
  3. The Decision (1999)

Between Two Worlds Books In Publication Order

  1. An Unexpected Match (2014)

East Edge Mysteries Books In Publication Order

  1. The Secret of the Burning House (1992)
  2. Discovery at Denny’s Deli (1992)
  3. Mystery at Harmony Hill (1993)
  4. The Case of the Missing Melody (1993)
  5. The Mystery of the Poison Pen (1994)

Legacy Books In Publication Order

  1. Lost and Found (2014)
  2. Hide and Seek (2019)

Seaside Seasons Books In Publication Order

  1. Spring Rain (2001)
  2. Summer Shadows (2002)
  3. Autumn Dreams (2003)
  4. Winter Winds (2004)
  5. Shadows on the Sand (2011)

Task Force Valor Books In Publication Order

  1. Allah’s Fire (2006)

Victorian Mansion Flower Shop Mysteries Books In Publication Order

  1. A Fatal Arrangement (2018)

Standalone Novels In Publication Order

  1. The Midnight Intruder (1987)
  2. Enough! (1997)
  3. Fatal Deduction (2008)
  4. Seaside Gifts (2015)

Non-Fiction Books In Publication Order

  1. Mother’s World (1975)
  2. Wife (1975)
  3. Mom, My Tummy’s Nervous (1977)
  4. Who Cares? (1992)
  5. Balancing Your Emotions (2000)
  6. Riding the Waves (2001)
  7. A Woman and Her Emotions (2007)
  8. A Widow’s Journey (2015)

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Gayle Roper Books Overview

Caught in the Middle

Amhearst, Pennsylvania, was just the kind of place for new beginnings for brokenhearted reporter Merry Kramer. But she soon discovered danger lurked behind the holly bushes when a dead body turned up in her car! The trouble didn’t end there gunshots, attacks and a handsome new friend who might not be what he seemed. Surrounded by suspects, Merry would have to use all her investigative skills to keep from becoming front page news as the killer’s next victim.

Caught in the Act

In the second Amhearst Mystery, Merry Kramer, girl reporter, discovers a grisly murder and soon finds out that most of her friends are suspects.

See No Evil

My home decorating business was booming, thanks to that new account for model homes in a posh neighborhood. Of course, it didn’t seem quite so posh when I came face to face with a man escaping the scene of his crime a murder right next door to the house I was decorating. Now my life’s on the line until the police fi nd the murderer, and I’m guarded 24/7 by my panicky roommates and the overprotective owner of the housing development, Gray Edwards. As a believer, I know help truly comes from the Lord, but I sure wish He’d sent someone less handsome.

Caught Redhanded

Mysteries followed reporter Merry Kramer everywhere. Case in point: On a morning jog one day, she discovered the body of a murdered woman. The small town journalist had to find out who’d committed the horrible crime. And the more she dug, the more she realized that whoever was hiding the truth certainly wouldn’t stop at one murder to protect it. Merry knew she had to decide and decide soon whether finding the killer was worth risking her own life, as well as her future with a wonderful fiance.

A Secret Identity

Readers will be delighted as popular author Gayle Roper continues her contemporary Amish series that began with A Stranger’s Wish with book two in The Amish Farm series, A Secret Identity. Cara Bentley is raised by her grandfather to appreciate family. When she discovers quite by accident that he was adopted, her whole perspective changes. If he wasn t a Bentley, who was he? If she isn t a Bentley, who is she? She determines to find her real family. Ending up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, she takes a room at the Zook family farm. When she seeks the help of attorney Todd Reasoner, the search for the truth begins in earnest. But as mysterious accidents begin to happen, Cara suspects her attempt to find out the truth is not welcome and neither is she. Readers will be turning pages to find the answers Cara seeks.

A Stranger’s Wish

Beloved author Gayle Roper begins a contemporary Amish series readers are sure to love…
. Englischer Kristie Matthews move to an Amish family farm in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, starts on a bad note as the young schoolteacher is bitten by a dog. A trip to the local ER leads to an encounter with an old man who hands her a key and swears her to silence. But when Kristie’s life is endangered, she suspects there s a connection to the mysterious key. While solving the mystery and staying alive, Kristie must decide whether her lawyer boyfriend, Todd Reasoner, is really right for her…
. or if Jon Clarke Griffin, the new local man she s met, is all he seems to be. Mystery, romance, and a beautiful Amish settling…
. just the thing readers are clamoring for.

A Rose Revealed

Readers who have loved Gayle Roper’s first two books in the charming Amish Farm series will be delighted with the concluding book, A Rose Revealed. Rose Martin became a nurse because she wanted to help people in pain. And she has come to realize that part of being a nurse means encountering death. But death by natural causes . not by murder. So when cancer stricken Sophie Hostetter is murdered, Rose begins asking questions. Soon she s drawn into a maze of family secrets that endanger her own life. Her growing attraction to Amish raised Jake Zook further complicates her life. His resentment toward her is puzzling after all, she helped save his life. Why will he not allow her to share that life now? Readers who love an Amish setting, mystery, and romance will be turning the pages until the satisfying conclusion. About This Series: Prolific author Gayle Roper s popular Amish Farm series was first released before the Amish fiction genre exploded. Now reissued, the contemporary series is reaching a wide new audience among Amish reading book buyers.

Spring Rain

In this first book of the Seaside Seasons series, Leigh Spenser, a young teacher and the single mother of ten year old Billy, is thrown into conflict. Clay Wharton, the boy’s estranged father, comes home to Seaside, New Jersey, to await his twin brother’s death from AIDS. Threats against Billy’s life ratchet the tension tighter, as Leigh wrestles with both tough and tender feelings for her old flame. Clay’s own conflict, as he seeks to come to grips with his brother’s lifestyle choices and the needs of the boy he fathered, underline the issue of God’s forgiveness in the hearts and lives of this modern day family. An emotionally gripping read!

Summer Shadows

The car accident that killed Abby Patterson’s husband and daughter has left her with a limp and chronic pain. Still, Abby strikes out, determined to build a new life for herself away from her overbearing parents. Her perfect cottage home on the beach has one tiny irritant: Marsh Winslow, her landlord. But when Abby witnesses a hit and run accident and events make it clear that Abby is now a target, she and Marsh join forces to uncover a dangerous secret. Together they discover that God is in the business of putting broken lives back together so that they are more beautiful than ever.

Autumn Dreams

Cassandra Merton, newly forty and never married, is intrigued and intimidated by the rich forty four year old bachelor who arrives at her Seaside, New Jersey, bed and breakfast. Management and finance specialist Dan Harmon is there to contemplate his life’s significance as a result of witnessing the September 11 tragedy. Meanwhile, Cass dares to resist being the family doormat for the first time in her life, as she struggles to care for her teenage niece and nephew as well as her aging, deteriorating parents. Strengthened by each other, the two Baby Boomers dedicate themselves to untangling life’s puzzles and a local mystery.

Winter Winds

After his guardian’s severe illness, pastor Paul Trevelyan returns to his congregation in Seaside with a big surprise a wife he’s been estranged from for seven years. It was the old man’s ailing wish that Dori and Trev return to each other, and they agree, as long as they can sleep in separate bedrooms. The dangers of a sinister luggage mix up are compounded by discord within the church, as a highly opinionated elder proves he will stop at nothing to see Trev gone. This blizzard of difficulties leaves just a snowball’s chance of a thaw between the stubborn spouses…
Bitter winds…
After a tragedy riddled early life, Dori MacAllister has made a quiet place for herself on the West Coast, far from the landscape of her earlier heartbreaks. When she receives word that the man who raised her is gravely ill, she is drawn back to a place full of love and longing and betrayal. Winds of love…
Pastor Paul Trevelyan hasn’t seen the woman he loves in six years. When he’s given a second chance with her, he longs to make it work this time. The trouble is, if he doesn’t win her back, it could cost him his job and his happiness. Winds of danger…
The charming town of Seaside now has its very own crime boss, and Officer Maureen Galloway would love to be the one to make charges stick. her investigation leads to Dori MacAllister, but is Dori an accomplice or a victim? And why is pharmacist Phil Trevelyan so bent on getting in Maureen’s way? In Winter Winds, Gayle Roper concludes her delightful Seaside Seasons series with a tale of romance, crime, startling mix ups, and a few hard hears that just might get a much needed midwinter thaw. Story Behind the BookOver the years, both Gayle and her husband have been involved in the church. Chuck has been an elder for many years, Gayle has led the women’s ministry, and they’ve both taught. They have experienced and observed the fights within a congregation. They’ve also witnessed believers coming alongside someone in need time after time after time. Gayle wanted to write about a church full of real people some good, some selfish and troublemakers. She also wanted the fun of writing a marriage of convenience that turns into a love match. This story provided that opportunity.

Allah’s Fire

Two Dangerous Missions Collide with Explosive Results A suicide bomber blows up a hotel in Beirut, killing hundreds of people. A young American woman is kidnapped in Lebanon by terrorists. Connected or coincidence? Despite the government’s difficulty in locating her sister, Liz Fairchild, a reporter from the States, is determined to find her regardless of the risks. Meanwhile, Sergeant John Cooper and his elite Special Ops team hunt down Palestinian extremists in possession of a new undetectable explosive that will change the face of terror. When Liz and Task Force Valor s paths intersect, more is at risk than their separate missions. While maneuvering through hostile territory, Liz and John realize they need each other to survive. Their antagonism gradually gives way to cooperation and something more. Task Force Valor Explosive Ordnance Disposal The Bomb Squad As the global war on terror heats up, the U.S. needs a team of highly trained special operators to deploy overseas to locate and neutralize threats, bringing EOD expertise to the dirty, deadly missions that have no room for error. For the men of Task Force Valor life is a blast. A lethal new weapon. Master Sergeant John Cooper and his Special Ops team of explosives hunters have a mission unlike any they ve ever experienced before. A new undetectable type of explosive has burst onto the scene, and it will change the face of terror in the world. Washington wants the manufacturers shut down before it turns up on American soil. A missing sister. A suicide bomber blows up a hotel in Beirut. Liz Fairchild, an American reporter, searches for her sister, Julie, who is presumed dead in the blast until Liz uncovers evidence she might be alive. When signs indicate that time is running out for Julie, Liz is determined to find her regardless of the risks. A stealthy escape. As their separate objectives bring John and Liz together, the path ahead takes twists neither of them counted on. Although God works in all things for the good of those who love Him, God s definition of good might not match theirs. When the mission goes south and politics intrude on their plans, the team must rely on their wits and guts to survive. Can they make it with a wounded team member and a female civilian in tow? Story Behind the Book I met Chuck Holton a few years ago when he took my fiction clas*ses at the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference. I enjoyed him because my life experience is so different from his. When it was time to develop a new fiction series, I thought it would be fun to combine his military background with my civilian background and write a series right out of today s headlines. He has basically written the male points of view, and I ve done the female. Very challenging and great fun! Gayle Roper


Often moms feel their kids getting beyond their control. Through the genre of fiction, Enough! humorously presents patterns for dealing with the situation. In this comical novel, Molly Gregory realizes that her three teens have gotten away from her and goes on a two week strike to remind them to honor her with chaos as the result.

Fatal Deduction

One across Three down The answer is in the puzzle. The danger is in not solving it before time’s up. Libby Burton longs to be close to her twin sister, Tori, but their lives have taken them in different directions. Forced to share Aunt Stella s old Philadelphia home in order to receive their inheritance, Libby hopes for a change, but it isn t looking good so far. First, Tori tries to steal the affection and allegiance of Libby s thirteen year old daughter, Chloe. Then when a crossword puzzle with a hidden warning shows up on their doorstep, Tori refuses to take it seriously in spite of the dead man who delivers it. Libby finds comfort in neighbor Drew Canfield, but he hesitates to trust her after his disastrous marriage. As Libby struggles to act faithfully in the midst of these confusing relationships, she must also deal with a stolen diamond and a botched kidnapping. The answer to her problems lies in the riddles of the crosswords, if only she can solve the puzzle before it s too late.

Riding the Waves

I have learned to be content, wrote Paul many years ago. If Paul could learn to be content, then what a joy it is to realize there is hope for us as well. God’s peace and contentment can be ours but as God s blessings were conditional to Israel, contentment is conditional to us. If we learn to recognize the enemies of contentment like envy, loneliness, and ungratefulness, we can replace them with anchors of contentment like godly choices, obedience, and dependence.

A Woman and Her Emotions

Women have a unique relationship with emotion. Many would say that emotion, and women’s responses and reactions to it, is the greatest distinction between men and women. No matter how you try to define it women tend to be more emotional than men. For many women, understanding their emotions and learning when and when not to let their emotional state dictate their actions is difficult. In A Woman and Her Emotions, Gayle Roper addresses the factors and situations that contribute to a woman s emotional stability. From hormonal changes to daily living patterns, she discusses ways to identify one s emotional responses and shares practical ideas for overcoming negative emotional reactions in one s behavior and attitude. Gayle also digs deeper to explore the motivations and unhealthy thinking that often affect a woman s emotions. With guidance and insight, she teaches the importance of committing all of oneself to Christ, including one s emotions, in order to achieve emotional consistency and discover the peace of discernment and emotional freedom.

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