Angela s Touch Books In Publication Order
- Carly’s Song (1996)
Ever After Books In Publication Order
- Wedding at Wildwood (1999)
- His Brother’s Wife (1999)
Texas Hearts Books In Publication Order
- A Certain Hope (2005)
- A Perfect Love (2005)
- A Leap of Faith (2006)
Davis Landing Books In Publication Order
- Christmas Homecoming (2006)
- The Hamilton Heir (By:Valerie Hansen) (2006)
- The Family Man (By:Irene Hannon) (2006)
- Prodigal Daughter (By:Patricia Davids) (2006)
Secrets Of Stoneley Books In Publication Order
- Fatal Image (2007)
Reunion Revelations Books In Publication Order
- Missing Persons (By:Shirlee McCoy) (2008)
- Don’t Look Back (By:Margaret Daley) (2008)
- Hidden in the Wall (By:Valerie Hansen) (2008)
- A Face in the Shadows (2008)
- Final Justice (By:Marta Perry) (2012)
Homecoming Heroes Books In Publication Order
- Mission: Motherhood (By:Marta Perry) (2008)
- Lone Star Secret (2008)
- At His Command (By:Brenda Coulter) (2008)
- A Matter of the Heart (By:Patricia Davids) (2008)
- A Texas Thanksgiving (By:Margaret Daley) (2008)
- Homefront Holiday (By:Jillian Hart) (2008)
Going Back Books In Publication Order
- His Best Friend’s Baby (By:Molly O’Keefe) (2006)
- A Southern Reunion (2011)
Texas Ranger Justice Books In Publication Order
- Body of Evidence (2011)
Rocky Mountain Heirs Books In Publication Order
- The Doctor’s Family (2011)
Texas K-9 Unit Books In Publication Order
- Lone Star Protector (2013)
Men of Millbrook Lake Books In Publication Order
- Lakeside Hero (2015)
- Her Holiday Protector (2015)
- Lakeside Sweetheart (2016)
- Lakeside Peril (2016)
- Her Lakeside Family (2017)
Driftwood Bay Books In Publication Order
- The Southern Cowboy (2015)
- The Southern Hero (2016)
- The Southern Bride (2016)
Rodeo Knights Books In Publication Order
- One Knight in Vegas (2015)
Capitol K-9 Unit Books In Publication Order
- Protection Detail (By:Shirlee McCoy) (2015)
- Dangerous Justice (By:Terri Reed) (2015)
- Duty Bound Guardian (By:Terri Reed) (2015)
- Trail of Evidence (By:Lynette Eason) (2015)
- Security Breach (By:Margaret Daley) (2015)
- Detecting Danger (By:Valerie Hansen) (2015)
- Proof of Innocence (2015)
- Capitol K-9 Unit Christmas (By:Shirlee McCoy) (2015)
Classified K-9 Unit Books In Publication Order
- Agent-in-Training (By:Terri Reed) (2017)
- Guardian (By:Terri Reed) (2017)
- Sheriff (By:Laura Scott) (2017)
- Special Agent (By:Valerie Hansen) (2017)
- Bounty Hunter (By:Lynette Eason) (2017)
- Tracker (2017)
Rookie K-9 Unit Books In Publication Order
- Truth and Consequences (2016)
Castles of Dallas Books In Publication Order
- Undercover Princess (2018)
- Lone Star Princess (2018)
- The Runaway Princess Bride (2018)
Amish Seasons Books In Publication Order
- Their Amish Reunion (2018)
- Her Amish Child (2019)
Bayou Books In Publication Order
- Sweetheart Reunion (2012)
- Sweetheart Bride (2013)
- Bayou Sweetheart (2013)
Brides Of Blossom, Texas Books In Publication Order
- Closing the Deal (2019)
- Cooking Up Trouble (2019)
- Designing His Bride (2020)
Sleigh Bells Ring Books In Publication Order
- Sleigh Bells Ring (2016)
In the Garden Books In Publication Order
- When Love Came to Town (2001)
- Something Beautiful (2002)
- Lacey’s Retreat (2002)
Knotwood Mountain, Ga. Books In Publication Order
- Hometown Princess (2010)
- Hometown Sweetheart (2011)
Secret Agent Books In Publication Order
- Secret Agent Minister (2007)
- Heart of the Night (2008)
- Code of Honor (2009)
- The Soldier’s Mission (2010)
- Assignment: Bodyguard (2010)
Shadow Lake Books In Publication Order
- The Memory Quilt (2021)
Sunset Island Books In Publication Order
- The Carpenter’s Wife (2003)
- Heart Of Stone (2003)
- A Tender Touch (2004)
True Blue K-9 Unit: Brooklyn Books In Publication Order
- Copycat Killer (By:Laura Scott) (2020)
- Chasing Secrets (By:Heather Woodhaven) (2020)
- Deadly Connection (2020)
- Explosive Situation (By:Terri Reed) (2020)
- Tracking a Kidnapper (By:Valerie Hansen) (2020)
- Tracking a Kidnapper (By:Valerie Hansen) (2020)
- Scene of the Crime (By:) (2020)
- Cold Case Pursuit (By:Dana Mentink) (2020)
- Delayed Justice (By:Shirlee McCoy) (2020)
Standalone Novels In Publication Order
- Home Again (1997)
- The Wedding Quilt (1997)
- Logan’s Child (1998)
- I’ll Be Home For Christmas (1998)
- One Golden Christmas (2000)
- The Reluctant Hero (2000)
- Ever After (2003)
- After the Storm (2004)
- Echoes of Danger (2005)
- Once in a Blue Moon (2006)
- Something Beautiful & Lacey’s Retreat (2007)
- Deadly Texas Rose (2008)
- Mountain Sanctuary (2008)
- The Perfect Gift (2009)
- Gift of Wonder (2009)
- Because of Jane (2010)
- The Diamond Secret (2012)
- The Life of Riley (2012)
- Ben’s Bundle of Joy (2012)
- In Pursuit of a Princess (2013)
- Deadly Holiday Reunion (2014)
- Forced Alliance (2014)
- That Wild Cowboy (2014)
- Cowboy Who Came for Christmas (2015)
- Undercover Memories (2018)
- Sweetheart Bride and Yuletide Twins (2018)
- One Golden Christmas & Sugar Plum Season (2019)
- Amish Christmas Hideaway (2019)
- Her Amish Child and Amish Hideout (2020)
- Necessary Valor (2020)
- Seeking Refuge (2020)
- Amish Country Secret (2021)
- A Nanny for Christmas (2021)
Short Story Collections In Publication Order
- Easter Blessings (2003)
- Blessed Bouquets (2005)
- Mistletoe Kisses (2014)
- A Recipe for Romance (2014)
Non-Fiction Books In Publication Order
- Writing the Bestseller II: Romance and Commercial Fiction (With: Terri Reed,Mallory Kane,Jane Porter,Joanne Rock,Dani Collins,Megan Crane,C.J. Carmichael) (2015)
Military K-9 Unit Books In Publication Order
- Tracking Danger (By:Terri Reed) (2018)
- Mission to Protect (By:Terri Reed) (2018)
- Bound by Duty (By:Valerie Hansen) (2018)
- Top Secret Target (By:Dana Mentink) (2018)
- Standing Fast (By:Maggie K. Black) (2018)
- Rescue Operation (2018)
- Explosive Force (By:Lynette Eason) (2018)
- Battle Tested (By:Laura Scott) (2018)
- Valiant Defender (By:Shirlee McCoy) (2018)
- Military K-9 Unit Christmas: Christmas EscapeYuletide Target (By:Valerie Hansen,Laura Scott) (2018)
Protecting The Witnesses Books In Publication Order
- Twin Targets (By:Marta Perry) (2009)
- Risky Reunion (2010)
- Cowboy Protector (By:Margaret Daley) (2010)
- Deadly Vows (By:Shirlee McCoy) (2010)
Rodeo Knights Books In Publication Order
- The Knight and the Damsel (By:Margaret Daley) (2015)
- Her Rebel Cowboy (By:Stephanie Rowe) (2017)
- Wilde and Reckless (By:Cathy McDavid) (2017)
- Knight Moves (2017)
- Ride the River (By:Patricia McLinn) (2017)
- The Bull Rider’s Pledge (By:Marin Thomas) (2017)
True Blue K-9 Unit Books In Publication Order
- Shield of Protection (By:Dana Mentink) (2019)
- Justice Mission (By:Lynette Eason) (2019)
- Act of Valor (By:Dana Mentink) (2019)
- Blind Trust (By:Laura Scott) (2019)
- Deep Undercover (2019)
- Seeking the Truth (By:Terri Reed) (2019)
- Trail of Danger (By:Valerie Hansen) (2019)
- Courage Under Fire (By:) (2019)
- Sworn to Protect (By:Shirlee McCoy) (2019)
- True Blue K-9 Unit Christmas (By:Maggie K. Black,Laura Scott) (2019)
- Brooklyn Christmas (By:Maggie K. Black,Laura Scott) (2020)
Rookie K-9 Unit Books In Publication Order
- Protect and Serve (By:Terri Reed) (2016)
- Seek and Find (By:Dana Mentink) (2016)
- Honor and Defend (By:Lynette Eason) (2016)
- Secrets and Lies (By:Shirlee McCoy) (2016)
- Search and Rescue (By:Valerie Hansen) (2016)
- Rookie K-9 Unit Christmas: Surviving Christmas & Holiday High Alert (With: Valerie Hansen) (2016)
Anthologies In Publication Order
- Once Upon a Christmas (2005)
- Amish Christmas Miracles (2020)
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Texas Hearts Book Covers
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Homecoming Heroes Book Covers
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Rocky Mountain Heirs Book Covers
Texas K-9 Unit Book Covers
Men of Millbrook Lake Book Covers
Driftwood Bay Book Covers
Rodeo Knights Book Covers
Capitol K-9 Unit Book Covers
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Lenora Worth Books Overview
Isabel Landry grew up resenting the excessive wealth of her neighbors so after college she set out to make a name for herself as a photographer. But due to a promise she made to her grandmother, Isabel finds herself back in her hometown. Upon her return, she is forced to come to terms with her past and deal with the intolerance that had forced her to abandon dreams of being with the man she has always loved.
Down to Her Last Straw When city gal Summer Maxwell came to visit her family’s Texas small town, her car broke down nine miles from her destination. World weary and lagging in her faith, Summer didn’t think things could get worse…
until a handsome stranger came to her rescue and opened her eyes to the joy she’d long been missing. Landscaper Mack Riley’s heart ached to see someone as caring and beautiful as Summer so confused about her life. He wanted to admit his growing feelings for her. But would she trust him after a secret from his past came back to haunt him or would their love pass every possible test?
When her father suffered a heart attack, urban sophisticate Autumn Clancy decided to come home. As she tried to take the reins of her family’s firm, she discovered that dear old Dad had hired someone else to handle business& 151;sweet talking Campbell Dupree& 151;who brought out the worst in Autumn& 133;and made her wonder if true love really did exist. He’d never met a woman more headstrong than Autumn, or more likely to get under his skin. While Campbell tried to charm her, he knew deep down that this was one special lady who deserved the best. Would the good Lord deem him worthy enough to win her heart?
FROM THE DESK OF BIANCA BLANCHARDEverything I was raised to believe has been a lie! The photo Leo Santiago gave me of our mothers together dated a week after my mother’s death and my father’s evasions set my legal mind racing, so I hired a detective to investigate my mother’s long ago accident. Turns out she’s alive! I’ve been so thankful for Leo, who has been incredibly supportive. He works for my father, so catering to the boss’s daughter is part of his job, but the looks this handsome man gives me make me think there’s more to our relationship than business.
Leave while you still can The warning had been spray painted on Lauren Owens’s walls. And whoever had vandalized her house meant business. But Lauren couldn’t wouldn’t leave the Magnolia College campus. Not when she’d finally found her way back to Seth Chartrand, the single father who’d broken her heart years ago. And not when the cold case murder everyone was talking about remained scarily unsolved including the young woman’s identity. Because Lauren had a sinking feeling she knew exactly who the victim was…
Who, what, where, when and why. Those were the questions journalism professor Jameson King lived by. But the murder of his protege, a young newspaper reporter, remained a mystery. One that Jameson and the reporter’s grief stricken sister vowed to solve. But working with Cassie Winters wasn’t easy. A former student ten years his junior, the stunning redhead was too young, too full of life, for a man like him. A man with a secret concerning her brother…
a secret that might tear them apart forever.
A young woman’s skeleton was found buried on the campus grounds. Contractor Trevor Whittaker couldn’t get the cold case murder out of his mind. Who was the woman? Why was she killed? And did his lovely boss’s father, a wealthy, secretive benefactor of the college, have anything to do with it? Family and friends warned Alumni Director Stephanie Kessler to stay away from her new employee. They said Trevor was still the same bad boy he’d been ten years ago, but Stephanie wasn’t the same mousy girl. So, this time, they both had something to prove.
Did he kill Josie Skerritt?
Everyone including the police suspected Parker Buchanan of the ten year old murder. But Kate Brooks knew the brooding loner couldn’t have done it. He was her young son’s hero, and Kate had fallen hard for the reclusive author. Town gossips demanded Parker explain the incriminating evidence police found with his initials on it. But Parker couldn’t. Kate knew proving his innocence would take all their faith and fast thinking combined. Because the real killer was setting them up for a double murder their own.
He was a father? A DNA test revealed that Mason Grant had a nine year old daughter. He’d had no idea that the woman he’d loved and so tragically lost had been pregnant. Or that his own child had been in the custody of the woman’s murderer all these years. Now the killer wanted Mason to pay in more ways than one for the return of the girl. And for daring to find love with old friend Jennifer Pappas. But the only payback the cold blooded murderer would get was final justice.
Overnight, Caitlyn Villard becomes mother to twin five year olds. Her darling nieces are orphaned, their parents fallen soldiers. So Caitlyn trades New York City for Prairie Springs, Texas, the small military town she’d run from at first chance. Loving the girls is easy. Learning how to be a slow paced soccer mom is not. Which is where handsome army chaplain Steve Windham steps in. Just in time to show Caitlyn that sometimes you find the man and life of your dreams where you least expected.
David Ryland’s final mission is to fly a Middle Eastern orphan to Texas for lifesaving surgery. Yet, the secret awaiting the brave pilot at home requires courage of a new kind. The father David never knew suddenly has a name. A late war hero confessed his parentage in a deathbed letter a letter that beautiful charity worker Anna Terenkov knows all about. If David can open his heart to the truth, will he also find room there for Anna?
In one short month, cheerful army nurse Madeline Bright has become the darling of Prairie Springs, Texas. And if ex pilot Jake Hopkins isn’t careful, she might just conquer his heart. She’s young, pretty and blithe spirited he’s older and jaded. But being around Maddie brings back too many painful memories. Jake still feels guilty about failing to save Maddie’s brother in an army helicopter crash years ago. So no matter how much Maddie wants to be in his life, for her own good, Jake can’t allow that. He’ll never have a normal, stable life.
And sweet Madeline deserves nothing less.
A Child’s Life Is In Her HandsOperating on a sick little boy is Dr. Nora Blake’s responsibility. Answering a determined reporter’s questions about the surgery is not. Especially because Robert Dale is delving into her life, too. Nora has her share of secrets. She won’t allow a newspaper to profit from the child’s story or her own. Granted, the handsome reporter truly seems to care. About young, orphaned Ali. About her. And thanks to Rob’s skills at digging deep, there is one question she just might answer with a joyful yes .
A frozen turkey dinner is just fine for former soldier and widower Evan Paterson. But his five year old daughter deserves better. So when she invites her best friend and her single mother to the Double P ranch for the holiday meal, Evan agrees. But not to a fix up. Social worker Julia Saunders knows as much about heartache as he does, but Evan isn’t ready to love again. Until a duo of pint sized matchmakers show two stubborn grown ups what being thankful truly means.
A heart full of love for the orphaned boy he saved from a war torn country? Check. Adoption forms filled out? Check. Yet M.A.S.H. surgeon Mike Montgomery is barely back on U.S. soil when his plans are squashed. Someone else has already petitioned to adopt little Ali: Sarah Alpert, the boy’s foster mother and Mike’s former fianc e. Sarah broke his heart, but he won’t break hers by sticking around. Until a little boy puts his holiday wish for the mom and dad of his dreams into adorable action.
A man at the crossroads Jesse Filmore has a new life waiting for him. There’s just one thing he has to do first face his painful past in New Springs. This dusty desert town is filled with bad memories, not to mention the accusing looks of all the people he once called friends. So as soon as he can sell his mother’s house, he’s out of here.A woman he can’t forget But then Julia Adams shows up, son in tow. A constant reminder of all the things he can’t have and even more reason to bury his ghosts here and move on. But how can Jesse desert his best friend’s widow and the woman he secretly loves?
When Texas Ranger Anderson Michaels goes undercover at an animal rescue farm in Texas Hill Country, he lands right in owner Jennifer Rodgers’s path. Before long, he realizes that tracking down his target a deadly drug trafficking ring that was responsible for the murder of his captain may be easier than winning this jaded woman’s trust. Experience has taught Jennifer to keep her distance from adventure seekers. But her life will depend on her ability to push aside her fears and trust Anderson to keep her safe.
Book 1 In the Garden Trilogy
As far as Mick Love was concerned, the tornado that had devastated tiny Jardin, Louisiana, had nothing on the tempestuous, wildly beautiful Lorna Dorsette. Mick had come all the way from Mississippi to help restore her aunt’s ruined plantation – not for a whirlwind romance with a fiery, Bible-quoting blue blood who had more secrets than the murky bayou.
Book 2 In the Garden Trilogy
Women had been Lucas Dorsette’s passion, but one glance at Willa O’Connor, and he knew he would give anything to love and protect her. Yet she was keeping a secret from him, a secret he was afraid she might lose her life to…
. There had been many disappointments in Willa’s life. But there was something about Lucas’s mischievous grin and warm eyes that made Willa want to trust her secrets and her heart to him.
All Cari Duncan has ever wanted is family. Yet her late father chose his new young wife’s children over Cari. Surprised–and hopeful–when he bequeaths her the old house she grew up in, Cari moves to Knotwood Mountain, Georgia. But she and her stepmother clash the minute she arrives. How can Cari make a fresh start in the small town? The handsome businessman next door, who happens to be the most eligible bachelor, claims to know exactly how. But following Rick Adams’s time-tested advice means opening her heart…
to faith, family and her very own Prince Charming!
The minister of Lydia Cantrell’s dreams had another calling. As his secretary, she knew the church members adored him. But she was shocked to discover Pastor Malone’s past as a Christian secret agent. Her shock turned to disbelief when he revealed he’d made some enemies and that he and Lydia were in danger. As the kind, gentle pastor started leading her around corners and through dark alleys, Lydia wondered how she’d get through this. Sure, the stakes were high and then there was the fact that she was head over heels in love with her Secret Agent Minister.
Secret agent Eli Trudeau grieved the loss of his wife and baby. Then he discovers his son is alive and living with an adoptive mother, Gena Malone. Despite the secrets and lies, Eli can’t deny the truth: Gena loves the boy. Yet Eli grew up without a father and won’t do that to his own child. When someone dangerous comes after them, Eli takes Gena and his son deep into hiding. As he grows closer to them, he discovers that he’s more than just a maverick operative. After his dark, troubled past, he’s finally found faith and family. And he’ll do anything to protect both.
Get in, save the girl and get back out. That was CHAIM agent Brice Whelan’s mission. But saving missionary/nurse Selena Carter might be more difficult than expected. Selena’s runin with a drug cartel put the people in her care in danger. Yet the danger doesn’t end when Brice brings her home. The counterfeit drugs have entered Georgia, and this time Selena isn’t about to run away. Brice’s mission hasn’t changed; he still needs to keep her safe. And that means staying by her sidewhether she wants him there or not.
Counseling is more than Laura Walton’s job-it’s her calling. So when Luke Martinez hangs up abruptly after calling the hotline where she works, Laura won’t let it go. She tracks Luke to the Grand Canyon, little knowing she’s walking into a heap of trouble. Laura’s not the only one tracking Luke, and while she came to help him heal, his other pursuer has murder in mind. Luke thinks he has nothing left to lose until Laura makes him believe-and love-again. Just in time, too, since he’ll need all his faith to face this last enemy.
Wills of Iron Now one knew more about heartbreak than Tara Parnell. Widowed and struggling to make ends meet, she was determined to overcome her obstacles with faith and business savvy. The last hurdle was her attraction to handsome businessman Stone Dempsey, the man who seemed determined to ruin all her plans…
For once, Stone felt something when he met Tara. Her sparkling eyes and shyness warmed him, but her stubbornness intrigued him even more. Finally, he’d found a kindred spirit and a reason to believe again. Stone wanted her in his life, but this would take some convincing. If he searched his heart, would he help Tara see that together they were a dream come true?
The handmade quilt had been stored with care along with Rosemary’s cherished dreams. The wedding had been called off and Rosemary had vowed she’d never marry. Then Kirk Lawrence arrived, hired to renovate the historic town church. He wondered about the quilt she treasured and why no man had made her his wife. Could he mend Rosemary’s heart and rescue her lost dreams? .
After inheriting her late father’s ranch, Trixie Dunaway reunites with her true love, Logan Maxwell. Trixie can’t deny that her heart still belongs to Logan or that she feels a powerful connection to his young, son Caleb, who reminds her of her own lost boy. But she still carries the burden of giving up their baby without Logan’s knowledge. When she learns the shocking, unbelievable truth about Logan’s Child, a heartbroken Trixie prays for God’s wisdom in reconciling the past.
Who said life is a beach? Certainly not Lola Nelson. Her neighbor’s might be fooled by her not a hair out of place appearance, but alone in bed at night, Lola believes she’s lost all the passion in her life since her husband’s death. Hoping to rekindle a sense of purpose, Lola resurrects a childhood dream and buys a blue beach house. And then drags three of her fun loving, margarita sipping friends out to Gulf Shores, Alabama, for some gossip and good times. But even a day at the beach can be disrupted by real life. As Lola’s friends discover the missing spark in their relationships, Lola develops feelings for her handsome new neighbor…
She was the kind of woman who could make Lucas Dorsette change his wild ways. But Willa O’Connor had a life-threatening secret and trust wasn’t easy. She needed something more- and Lucas hoped his love was the answer to her prayers.
Running, bleeding and desperate, Gavin Prescott found sanctuary in a New Orleans church and hope in Lacey Dorsette York. Lacey was willing to risk everything, but was Gavin’s love a path to danger…
or to God’s plan?
A thug attempted to abduct Julia Daniels at gunpoint in broad daylight. In the very diner where the waitress worked and across from the sheriff’s office. Which meant that whoever was after the widowed mother would stop at nothing. Including shooting a police officer. The handsome deputy sheriff who’d taken a bullet for Julia and saved her life vowed to protect her and her traumatized daughter. First, though, Eric Butler needed the truth about why she’d sought refuge in Wildflower, Texas. But how could Julia tell him when it meant putting all their lives in grave danger?
A Fresh Start. Sometimes Stella Forsythe’s shaky faith held her back and made her doubt herself…
and second chances. Stella ran a B&B in rural Arkansas. That and raising her precious son alone kept her busy. She wasn’t looking for romance then a stranger came to town. The rustic inn was the perfect getaway for world weary cop Adam Callahan. And when he discovered its beautiful owner in distress, he offered his services as Good Samaritan. Everyone needed a helping hand. With a little prayer he hoped they could find solace in their budding love and realize the sanctuary of God’s loving arms.
‘Daddy, can we keep her?’
So asks widowed rancher Rory Branagan’s six year old when they find a pretty stranger sleeping on their sofa. Disoriented after a car accident, Goldie Rios is definitely not staying. It might be Rory’s job to rescue wildlife like armadillos and alligators, but damsels in distress are another story. Yet when Goldie’s family heirloom locket goes missing, the Branagans spend the holiday season helping her search for it on the farm. And in the process they all find The Perfect Gift: a family that feels just right.
A church full of guests
But where was Alice Bryson’s fianc ? He was hightailing it out of the Louisiana bayou, with Alice’s heart and the townspeople’s trust. So how could she believe in another handsome stranger who vows to rebuild their hurricane battered community? Yet developer Jonah Sheridan promises to do just that. His motive: a secret about his infamous biological family, folks Jonah never knew. As a reporter, Alice is determined to uncover it. Until Jonah risks everything by opening up the first of many gifts of wonder in store for Alice, Jonah and their beloved bayou.
Easter Blessings: TWO HEARTWARMING STORIES OF FAITH REDISCOVERED. ‘THE LILY FIELD’ BY LENORA WORTH World weary Mariel Evans comes home to soak up the simple life, never expecting to fall in love with Heath Whitaker, a man of strong faith or to come to believe that God watches over her, each and every day. But can Mariel let go of her fears and take a chance on love…
? ‘THE BUTTERFLY GARDEN’ BY GAIL GAYMER MARTIN After an accident leaves Emily Casale paralyzed, she abandons God and the hope of ever leaving her wheelchair. When Greg Zimmerman sets his sights on her, Emily starts to rebuild her faith and believe in herself again. With a little help from the heavens above, will Emily find the courage to take a walk down the aisle?
The Witness Protection Program was supposed to keep Jade Summers’s sister safe. So why is U.S. Marshal Micah McGraw saying her twin is dead? Jade doesn’t get the chance to ask because their meeting is interrupted by Ruby’s killers. The mob is after Jade but neither Micah nor Jade know why. Somehow, it’s connected to a decades old crime. Finding the truth could be disastrous, but lives depend on it. Several women are in danger and Jade is the first one in the killer’s sights.
As a novice FBI agent, Jackson McGraw was deeply touched by the young single mother–a murder witness–in his protective custody. When her baby girl was almost killed, Eloise fled–selflessly leaving her child in his care with a note to find her a good Christian home. Now, twenty years later, the mob is obsessed with retaliation against the woman whose testimony imprisoned their late don. Jackson is determined to track Eloise down to protect her–and reclaim two decades’ worth of love.
Two years ago, Hannah Williams left the Witness Protection Program and she’s been running ever since. To stay ahead of the mob, she changes her name and location constantly. So when she takes a job caring for a Montana rancher’s sick daughter, she expects to leave soon. But little Misty Taylor tugs at Hannah’s heartstrings and so does her handsome father. Hannah knows Austin Taylor suspects she’s keeping secrets. But how can she tell him the truth without endangering the pair she’s come to love?
Olivia Jarrod was newly placed in witness protection when she discovered she was pregnant. First rule of the program: no contact with anyone from her former life. That includes her estranged husband, Ford Jensen the unknowing father of her unborn child. Despite their rocky marriage, Olivia still loves him deeply. And when Ford shocks her by tracking her down, she knows the mobster pursuing her can’t be far behind. But now their baby’s very life depends on both of them staying alive and together.
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year by Lauraine Snelling
Romance blooms between Blythe Stenrude and Thane Davidson after their dogs tangle leashes in the park until Thane becomes guardian to his three year old niece. Blythe doesn’t think she’s mother material, but how can she refuse Thane’s request to give a neglected little girl the best Christmas ever?
‘Twas the Week Before Christmas by Lenora Worth
Upon arrival at her grandmother’s Louisiana plantation for the holidays, socialite Elise Melancon is confronted with a shocking request her grandmother wants her to ‘reform’ a handsome man so he can date another woman! Perhaps Elise will discover that life’s greatest gifts don’t always come in a box.