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On a coastal breeze / Suzanne Woods Fisher.

For Madison Grayson, life is good. Newly licensed as a marriage and family therapist, she can't wait to start her practice. Despite the unfortunate shortage of eligible bachelors on the island--they're all too young, too old, or too weird--Maddie feels like she's finally found her sweet spot. Not even one panic attack in the last year. Not one. And then Ricky O'Shea drops in. Literally. Floating down from the pure blue sky, the one man in the world she hoped never to see again--the one who'd been her archnemesis from kindergarten through her senior dance--parachutes into town, landing on Boon Dock, canopy draping behind him like a superhero. Ricky O'Shea. Now Pastor Rick, the new minister on Three Sisters Island. Time to panic.--Back cover.


The stone wall / Beverly Lewis.

The stone wall /  Beverly Lewis.
A Lancaster County tour guide researches her Alzheimer's patient grandmother's Plain heritage and the story behind a mysterious stone wall while confronting a difficult choice about her growing feelings for a handsome Mennonite and a young Amish widower.


The farm stand / Amy Clipston.

Salina Petersheim runs her own produce booth at the Amish market and has been dating Josiah for almost a year now. Her religious parents approve of community member, Josiah, but to Salina, he feels more like a friend than a boyfriend. Then Will Zimmerman, a Mennonite chef who runs a local restaurant comes along. He wants Salina to supply the produce for his restaurant, and as they forge a business relationship, they both feel themselves falling in love--even as they feel stuck in their current relationships. Will they follow their hearts or bow to the pressure of family? Or will God provide a surprising new road for them?--from Back cover.


Tranquility Falls / Davis Bunn.

Tranquility Falls /  Davis Bunn.
Six years ago, Daniel was a Los Angeles financial analyst who was too handsome for his own good. Too smart for his anchor job on the nightly news. And too enamored with the heady addictions of the high life. That man died in a tragic accident with his fiancée. With grief and guilt battling for control, Daniel moved to the quiet California seaside town of Miramar Bay with his best friend--a rescue Labradoodle who still sees him through rough times. Daniel's a different man now. Clean, sober, and taking things one day at a time with no commitments to anyone except himself. And just as his solitude begins to chafe, two souls in need of fresh starts unexpectedly enter Daniel's life . . . Daniel's self-centered sister has dissolved several longtime relationships. Theirs included. The latest? Her restless teenage daughter, Nicole, whom she's dropped off in Miramar Bay without a backward glance. For Nicole, who's never felt at home in the world, it only confirms the disconnect she's always had with her mother. Now, left with an uncle she barely knows, Nicole is more adrift than ever. Yet to Daniel's surprise, playing surrogate father is forging a bond that he needs, too. More difficult for Daniel is the possibility of romance with lovely and fragile Stella Dalley. Struggling with a trauma of her own, the single mother is as cautious about love as Daniel is--no matter how healing it could be. But for Daniel, Stella, and Nicole there's still hope for a tomorrow they can call their own. All they have do is to learn to trust in each other, and in themselves.--Provided by publisher.


Airborne / DiAnn Mills.

Airborne /  DiAnn Mills.
Heather Lawrence's long-awaited vacation to Salzburg wasn't supposed to go like this. Mere hours into the transatlantic flight, the Houston FBI agent is awakened when passengers begin exhibiting horrific symptoms of an unknown infection. As the virus quickly spreads and dozens of passengers fall ill, Heather fears she's witnessing an epidemic similar to ones her estranged husband studies for a living-but this airborne contagion may have been deliberately released. While Heather remains quarantined with other survivors, she works with her FBI colleagues to identify the person behind this attack. The prime suspect? Dr. Chad Lawrence, an expert in his field . . . and Heather's husband. The Lawrences' marriage has been on the rocks since Chad announced his career took precedence over his wife and future family and moved out. As more victims fall prey days after the initial outbreak, time's running out to hunt down the killer, one who may be closer to the victims than anyone ever expected--


The librarian of Boone's hollow : a novel / Kim Vogel Sawyer.

The librarian of Boone's hollow : a novel / Kim Vogel Sawyer.
During the Great Depression, Addie Cowherd dreams of being a novelist and offering readers the escape that books gave her during her tragic childhood. When her adoptive father loses his job, she is forced to leave college and take the only employment she can find--delivering books on horseback to poor coal mining families in the hills of Kentucky. The small community of Boone's Hollow is suspicious of outsiders and steeped in superstitions that leave Addie feeling rejected and indignant. Although she finds an unexpected friend in an elderly outcast, the other horseback librarians scorn her determination to befriend Nanny Fay. Emmett Tharp grew up in the tiny mountain hamlet where most men either work in the coal mine or run moonshine. He's the first in the community to earn a college degree, and he has big dreams, but witnesses the Depression robbing many young men of their future. Then someone sets out to sabotage the library program, going so far as to destroy Addie's novel in progress. Will the saboteur chase Addie and the other librarians away, or will knowledge emerge victorious over prejudice? Is Emmett the local ally that Addie needs--and might their friendship lead to something more?


The water keeper / Charles Martin.

The water keeper /  Charles Martin.
Murphy Shepherd lives alone, doing maintenance work for a church that no one attends and trying to heal from scars gained rescuing others who dwell in the margins. His specialty is finding young girls bought and sold in the flesh trade, and leading them from brokenness to freedom, but Shepherd thinks he has given everything he has and it may be time to retire. His hermetic healing process is interrupted when he rescues a woman named Summer in Florida's Intercoastal Waterway and gets drawn into a hunt after a gang of international human traffickers.--


Children of the stars : a novel / Mario Escobar.

Children of the stars : a novel / Mario Escobar.
August 1942. Jacob and Moses Stein, two young Jewish brothers, are staying with their aunt in Paris amid the Nazi occupation. The boys' parents, well-known German playwrights, have left the brothers in their aunt's care until they can find safe harbor for their family. But before the Steins can reunite, a great and terrifying roundup occurs. The French gendarmes, under Nazi order, arrest the boys and take them to the Vélodrome d'Hiver--a massive, bleak structure in Paris where thousands of France's Jews are being forcibly detained. Jacob and Moses know they must flee in order to survive, but they only have a set of letters sent from the south of France to guide them to their parents. Danger lurks around every corner as the boys, with nothing but each other, trek across the occupied country. Along their remarkable journey, they meet strangers and brave souls who put themselves at risk to protect the children--some of whom pay the ultimate price for helping these young refugees of war.--Provided by publisher.


Piecing it all together / Leslie Gould.

Piecing it all together /  Leslie Gould.
Dumped by her fiancé a week before the wedding, Savannah Mast flees California for her Amish grandmother's farm in Nappanee, Indiana. There she becomes entangled in the search for Miriam, a missing Amish girl. Savannah's childhood friend. Tommy Yoder, is implicated as a suspect, and his own cousin testifies against him. . Inspired by Jane Berger, the local historian and owner of a nearby quilt shop, Savannah helps in the search. Events cause her to face her own truth: her engagement isn't the only thing in her life that is broken. -- adapted from back cover


A portrait of loyalty / Roseanna M. White.

A portrait of loyalty /  Roseanna M. White.
Zivon Marin was one of Russia's top cryptographers until the October Revolution tore apart his world. Forced to flee to England after speaking out against Lenin, Zivon is driven by a growing anger and determined to offer his services to the Brits. But never far from his mind is his brother, whom Zivon fears died in the train crash that separated them. Lily Blackwell sees the world best through the lens of a camera and possesses unsurpassed skill when it comes to retouching and re-creating photographs. With her father's connections in propaganda, she's recruited to the intelligence division, even though her mother would disapprove if she ever found out. After Captain Blackwell invites Zivon to dinner one evening, a friendship blooms between him and Lily that soon takes over their hearts. But both have secrets they're unwilling to share, and neither is entirely sure they can trust the other. When Zivon's loyalties are called into question, proving him honest is about more than one couple's future dreams--it becomes a matter of ending the war.


The edge of belonging / Amanda Cox.

The edge of belonging /  Amanda Cox.
In this dual-time narrative, Ivy Rose returns to her hometown to oversee an estate sale but soon discovers her grandmother left behind more than trinkets and photo frames--she provided a path to the truth behind Ivy's adoption--


Until I met you / Tari Faris.

Until I met you /  Tari Faris.
Libby Kingsley dreams of a new life and a new library for the charming town of Heritage, Michigan. Things get complicated when her big ideas threaten Austin William's blueprints and his plan to leave town unattached--


An Ivy Hill Christmas : a tales from Ivy Hill novella / Julie Klassen.

An Ivy Hill Christmas : a tales from Ivy Hill novella / Julie Klassen.
1822. Richard Brockwell, younger son of Ivy Hill's most prominent family, hasn't been home for Christmas in years. He prefers to stay far away from Brockwell Court, the old family secret that haunts him, and the shadows of his past mistakes. After his mother threatens to stop funding his carefree life unless he comes home for Christmas, he plans to return to London and his unencumbered bachelor life as soon as the festivities are over. Christmas surprises include encounters with an orphaned apprentice, the first love he disappointed years ago, and Arabella Awdry, a young lady who is far more appealing than he recalled-- and determined to have nothing to do with him. -- adapted from back cover


Storm rising / Ronie Kendig.

Storm rising /  Ronie Kendig.
Once lost, the Book of the Wars has resurfaced, holding ancient secrets--and dangers. Former Navy SEAL Leif Metcalfe is assigned to capture the text, but a Bulgarian operative snatches it, determined to secure her freedom. When a series of storms erupt, they must form an alliance to thwart disaster--


The heart of a hero / Susan May Warren.

The heart of a hero /  Susan May Warren.
Rescuing Aria Sinclair is just what former SEAL Jake Silver needs in order to redeem his past mistakes. Keeping her distance from Jake is what Aria needs to protect her heart. As a hurricane turns paradise into peril, they must save themselves and others in this story of second chances and survival--and the cost of both--Provided by publisher.


An Ivy Hill Christmas / Julie Klassen.

An Ivy Hill Christmas /  Julie Klassen.
In the late 1800s, haunted by an old secret, Richard Brockwell prefers to stay away from Ivy Hill--until his mother threatens to stop funding his carefree life unless he returns for Christmas. Will Christmastime in Ivy Hill, with all of its divine hope, surprises, and romance, work its magic? -- Provided by publisher.


The Christmas swap / Melody Carlson.

The Christmas swap /  Melody Carlson.
When songwriter West Prescott tries a vacation trade for Christmas, he accidentally ends up playing the caretaker of his own house-and falling in love with the struggling musician staying there. Will keeping his true identity from her hinder their blossoming romance?--


The stone wall / Beverly Lewis.

The stone wall /  Beverly Lewis.
A Lancaster County tour guide researches her Alzheimer's patient grandmother's Plain heritage and the story behind a mysterious stone wall while confronting a difficult choice about her growing feelings for a handsome Mennonite and a young Amish widower.


Two reasons to run / Colleen Coble.

Two reasons to run /  Colleen Coble.
Police Chief Jane Hardy is still reeling from the scandal that rocked her small-town department just as she took over for her retired father--the man who wrecked her life with one little lie. Now she's finally been reunited with her presumed-dead fifteen-year-old son, Will, and his father, documentarian Reid Bechtol. When a murder aboard the oil platform Zeus exposes an environmental terrorist's plot to flood Mobile Bay with crude oil, Jane and Reid must put their feelings for each other behind them and work together to prevent the rig from being sabotaged.


 

 

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