Dry Creek Books In Publication Order
- An Angel for Dry Creek (1999)
- A Gentleman for Dry Creek (2000)
- A Baby for Dry Creek (2001)
- A Rich Man for Dry Creek (2002)
- A Hero for Dry Creek (2003)
- A Dry Creek Christmas (2004)
- Sugar Plums for Dry Creek (2005)
- At Home in Dry Creek (2006)
- A Match Made In Dry Creek / Seven Hundred Pansies (2007)
- Shepherds Abiding in Dry Creek (2007)
- Dry Creek Sweethearts (2008)
- Calico Christmas at Dry Creek (2008)
- A Dry Creek Courtship (2008)
- Snowbound in Dry Creek (2008)
- Silent Night in Dry Creek (2009)
- Wife Wanted in Dry Creek (2010)
- A Bride for Dry Creek (2010)
- Easter in Dry Creek (2017)
- Dry Creek Daddy (2018)
- His Dry Creek Inheritance (2021)
- His Dry Creek Legacy (2021)
Sisterhood of the Dropped Stitches Books In Publication Order
- The Sisterhood of the Dropped Stitches (2007)
- A Dropped Stitches Christmas (2007)
- A Heart for the Dropped Stitches (2007)
- A Dropped Stitches Wedding (2009)
Return to Dry Creek Books In Publication Order
- Sleigh Bells for Dry Creek (2011)
- Second Chance in Dry Creek (2012)
- Lilac Wedding in Dry Creek (2012)
- Wildflower Bride in Dry Creek (2012)
- White Christmas in Dry Creek (2013)
Webster’s Crossing Books In Publication Order
- Lovebirds at the Heartbreak Cafe (2014)
North to Dry Creek Books In Publication Order
- Alaskan Sweethearts (2014)
Standalone Novels In Publication Order
- Stranded with Santa (2002)
- Montana Mail-Order Bride (2022)
Sonoma Books In Publication Order
- First Kisses (With: Linda Goodnight,Debra Clopton,Margaret Daley,Camy Tang) (2014)
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Janet Tronstad Books Overview
A REAL LIVE ANGEL IN DRY CREEK, MONTANA?Not quite. But from the first sight of Glory Beckett framed in the light of her car’s high beams, Matthew Curtis could have sworn that she was a heavenly gift sent to heal both his faith and his heart. And what’s more, so could the whole town! The pressures of being angelic were downright stressful. But how could Glory resist Matthew’s smile or his adorable twin boys? And it looked as if it would take a miracle to convince anyone in town that she wasn’t the least bit celestial, let alone that her presence in Dry Creek might even put them all in danger!
Love Inspired. A Love Begins. Blushing bride Chrissy Hamilton was strong willed, but nothing prepared her for her groom’s infidelity. So she escaped to Dry Creek, where fresh air and sunshine would heal her heart, renew her faith and help her baby thrive. And when she met thoughtful rancher Reno Redfern, she devised a story to tell the folks back home. When Reno heard the rumors that Chrissy had named him as the father of her child, he was floored especially since they’d never dated. But, chivalrous instincts aroused, he decided to rescue this damsel in distress and complete her family. Though their relationship began in deceit, could Reno show Chrissy that his feelings for her were as true as his faith?
Money Can’t Buy Everything Tiny Dry Creek, Montana, was the last place on earth personal chef Jenny Black would come to find a husband and a wealthy playboy was the last man on earth she’d find appealing. But when her employer’s son caught her off guard with a kiss, Jenny didn’t have a prayer of resisting him! Fed up with jet set gold diggers, Robert Buckwalter III was on the lookout for a faithful female who’d settle for a simple lifestyle out here in God’s country. Jenny fit the bill and Robert was willing to trade his fat wallet for a little help from the man upstairs to win her over…
A Holiday Thief? Millie Corwin had snuck into Dry Creek’s caf to leave gifts for the townspeople, not to rob them. But she’d been caught. And now that she was in the custody of one infuriatingly good looking Samaritan, the entire town including her handsome captor had branded her a criminal. Brad Parker was minding his own business when he noticed Millie sneaking into the caf . She claimed she wasn’t a robber, and he wasn’t sure what to believe. Because how could a thief be so lovely to look at, and Brad soon learned lovely on the inside, too? One thing was certain. Robber or not, this stranger seemed to be stealing his love resistant heart…
A New Bakery for Dry Creek? Ballet teacher Lizette Baker’s last name had never caused so much confusion! The townspeople thought she was opening a bakery. Instead, she opened Dry Creek’s first dance studio. By putting on the Nutcracker with an all local cast, Lizette hoped to heal the rift and create some Christmas sparkle. A New Love for Judd Bowman? No one needed distraction more than Judd’s young cousins, whom he was raising and keeping safe from their abusive father. So if they wanted to be in the Nutcracker, Judd would see to it even if he had to personally guard the door! He was prepared for anything, except for the possibility of Christmas sparkle becoming Christmas love.
Twenty five years ago, a fender bender tore high school sweethearts Doris June Hargrove and Curt Nelson from each other’s arms on the night they were planning to elope. And they hadn’t spoken since. Now their widowed parents want to rematch the pair but how? Doris June agreed to return home and help her mother put together Mother’s Day baskets of pansies for the women of Dry Creek. However, she didn’t agree to see or talk to Curt. It would take much more than some pansies for her to open her heart to Curt again. But never underestimate the power of a matchmaking mother.
A Home For The Holidays. That’s what Marla Gossett sought when she moved to Dry Creek, Montana. She wanted a safe haven to raise her kids, far from the troubles of the past. Then an unusual theft cast suspicion on her family…
and brought Deputy Sheriff Les Wilkerson into the struggling widow’s life.
In Marla’s young son, Les saw a lonely child in need of a guiding hand. In the plucky single mother, he saw a woman he could love. But a crisis threatened to destroy Marla’s fragile trust. Unless the deputy could convince her that her family had a special place in the community…
and in this bachelor’s heart.
Back From The Big Time…
She could scarcely believe her eyes. An enormous tour bus had arrived in Dry Creek, and from it stepped hometown hero Duane Enger, now a music celebrity. Linda Morgan, owner of the local cafe, had thought her ex boyfriend had become too famous for the small town life she loved. But something had pulled Duane back. Maybe he missed a slower, easier life. Maybe he sought to regain his faith. Or maybe it was the girl he’d left behind. Whatever it was, Duane was now finding life in Dry Creek and Linda just as intriguing as life in the fast lane.
The Montana territory was supposed to be the land of dreams for Elizabeth O’Brian. But when influenza claims her husband and baby, Elizabeth doesn’t know if she can go on. Then a stranger approaches her with a plea she can’t ignore. Jake Hargrove is desperate. His brother’s death left him in charge of his two part Sioux nieces one an infant. Jake knows the baby can’t survive the harsh western winter without a wet nurse. A marriage of convenience with this grieving mother seems to be the only answer. Fighting for the acceptance of their charges gives Jake and Elizabeth new purpose. With the Christmas season approaching, dare they hope that they also could receive the gift of love?
Charley Nelson wants a change. He wants more than just breakfast and banter with longtime friend Edith Hargrove. Charley wants, well he wants romance. Somehow, Mrs. Hargrove has gotten under his skin and into his heart. But the no nonsense widow misunderstands when he confesses he’d like to settle down. How can he convince a woman set in her ways that change is good especially if it means a future with him?
Lonesome Cowboy Turned Santa
Rodeo champion Zach ‘Lightning’ Lucas grumpily agrees to a Christmas Eve deal: put on a Santa suit and deliver gifts to a widowed mother. That done, he can finally leave Dry Creek, Montana, in his dust. Well, except for the small stowaway in his truck: Jenny Collins’s grief stricken little daughter. Like Zach, the girl doesn’t believe in much of anything anymore. He brings her home just in time for a blizzard to strand him in lovely Jenny’s barn. Where he unexpectedly helps a family and himself find the meaning of Christmas.
For private investigator Wade Sutton, the town holds too many memories none of them fond of his childhood. Yet he can’t say no when the sheriff asks him to secretly watch over a woman who might be in danger. ‘Helping’ lovely Jasmine Hunter with the church’s Christmas celebration does more for his bruised heart than he wants to admit. As does being back on his family’s farm. But he can’t stay in Dry Creek. Unless Jasmine gives him a reason to call it home again.
Thanks to his uncle posting a prayer request in the church bulletin, all of Dry Creek, Montana, thinks Conrad Nelson wants a wife. A busy mechanic, Conrad is doing just fine on his own. But then the very woman he described as the perfect wife drives into his life. Katrina Britton is in town only temporarily to care for her young nephews–and the worry in her pretty green eyes has him keeping his distance. Until even Dry Creek’s confirmed bachelor realizes they’re each other’s answered prayers.
My Yuletide Resolution: Stop Living a Lie
With Christmas coming, I, Carly Winston, know it’s time to make changes in my life. I’ve spent way too much time hiding my family’s past and letting opportunities pass me by. Not even my boyfriend, Randy, or my friends in The Sisterhood of the Dropped Stitches know about my secret shame. I’m hoping my new role as Mary in the local nativity play will build my confidence and help me to open up to those I care about. My evolving relationship with Randy and my future are riding on my ability to share my heart.
I’ve met Mr. Could-Be-Right-If-I-Understood-Him. What do I, future lawyer Becca Snyder, have in common with Mark Russo? The man gave up big bucks and the finer things in life to run a shelter for homeless teens. Thing is, I can’t stop thinking about Mark and those needy kids.
How much a smile means to them. And how meaningless my own plans suddenly seem. My friends in the Sisterhood of the Dropped Stitches are thrilled with the new and more giving me. But will Mark see that I’ve changed for the better and open his heart to me?
My almost sister in law thought I, Lizabett McDonald, would be the first of the Sisterhood of the Dropped Stitches to marry? True, I’ve confided to my friends that I’ve had a crush on Rick Keifer since childhood. But will he ever see me as more than his best friend’s kid sister? The Sisterhood wants to give me a beauty makeover to catch his eye. I’ve been preoccupied with a spiritual makeover, and with starting my own wedding planning business no time for romance. Yet with Rick as best man, maybe as I give Marilee her dream wedding, my own dreams will also come true!