After her father's death, Kelli Huddleston discovers the entire life she's known has been a lie, but as she seeks to know more about her past and finds family she's never known, ugly secrets threaten to stifle the truth and restoration she seeks--
Jeremiah thought leaving Middlefield was the hardest thing he'd ever do. That was nothing compared to returning home. When Jeremiah left his Amish community to pursue his dream of becoming a veterinarian, he left more than just his faith behind--he walked away from his family and his childhood friend, Anna Mae. Now that he's returned to help out his mentor and work in a Yankee veterinarian practice, Jeremiah must face his past--and the people he betrayed. Anna Mae had finally put the loss of Jeremiah and the broken vow between them behind her. Even though she supported her best friend's pursuit of his dream, she never let on how his departure left her questioning her own place in the Amish world. With his return, new questions arise, along with feelings she'd never fully acknowledged before. As their rekindled friendship begins to turn into something more, Jeremiah and Anna Mae must examine their own faith and their relationship with each other and their families. With both of them torn between loyalty to their loved ones and being pulled in different directions, they must decide whether to heed God's call, even if it means being apart forever--
A young man on his own for the first time faces temptations that test his faith and worry his family--and his decisions will cost him more than he thinks. Only the love of a good woman will be the key to his future happiness.
The bishop's daughter, Emily Ebersol, longing to marry a faithful Amish man and live out her days within the community, finds herself torn between two very different men--Luke Lambright, her childhood sweetheart who has returned to Wells Landing, and Elam Rhiel, a loyal, steady man.
A powerful contemporary novel of two sisters trying to find new life, one in her marriage and faith, a one desperate for a chance at a future--
Sequel to The Color of Your Skin Ain't the Color of Your Heart. For over a year, Mayme--a former slave--and Katie have lived together on Katie's plantation, hiding the fact that they are orphans of war to avoid being separated. Together they have sheltered others and battled threats of foreclosure, theft, and deadly danger. But now the girls face what seems like the certain end of their scheme. A hard-nosed relative of Katie's father discovers--and exposes--their secret. He claims Rosewood as his own and forces Mayme and the other blacks to leave. Katie decides she must leave as well. Is this the end of their way of life? Will the girls ever be together again?
A vacation to Sunset Cove was her way of celebrating and thanking her parents. After all, Claire Dellamore's childhood was like a fairytale. But with the help of Luke Elwell, Claire discovers that fairytale was really an elaborate lie...The minute she steps inside the grand Inn at Ocean's Edge, Claire Dellamare knows something terrible happened there. She feels it in her bones. Her ensuing panic attack causes a scene, upsetting her parents. Claire attempts to quiet her nerves with a walk on the beach, to no avail. She's at too great a distance to make out details, but she believes she witnesses a murder on a nearby cliff. When local police find no evidence of foul play, they quickly write off the nervous woman's testimony as less than credible. But Luke Elwell, home on leave from the Coast Guard, has reason to believe Claire. Years ago when his mother went missing, Luke's father suspected she'd been murdered. He died never having convinced the police to investigate. So when an employee of the grand hotel doesn't show up for work, Luke steps in to help Claire track down the missing woman. As Claire and Luke put together the pieces of a decades-old mystery, they discover that some family secrets refuse to stay buried. And some passions are worth killing for--
In the years since her twin brother's drowning, Madison has struggled to put it behind her. Despite the support of her close-knit family and her gratifying job as a veterinarian in their riverside town, the loss still haunts her. To find closure, Madison sets out to fulfill his dream of winning the town's annual regatta. But first she has to learn to sail, and fast. She'll even work with the infamous Beckett to reach her goal. Can their romance survive summer's challenges? And will achieving her brother's dream give Madison the peace she desperately seeks?
Jade returns home to Chapel Springs after years of; protecting her fragile heart. Then along comes Daniel, making her long to dance; again.Creative and complicated,;Jade McKinley felt like a weed in a rose garden growing up in Chapel Springs. When she left, she thought she;d never look back. But now, pregnant, alone, and broke, she has no other choice but to return.The mayor of Chapel Springs, Daniel Dawson, has been an honorary member of the McKinley family for years. While his own home life was almost non-existent, Daniel fit right into the boisterous McKinley family. Hes loved Jade for years, but she always saw him as a big brother. Now that shes back, his feelings are stronger than ever.As Jade attempts to settle in,nothing feels right. God seems far away, shes hiding secrets from her family, and shes strangely attracted to the man whos always called her squirt. --
Fledgling chef PJ McKinley and contractor Cole Evans find themselves in competition to win a building for their endeavors--a restaurant for her, a home for foster kids for him--and sparks fly when the building's owner conceives to have them each set up shop in the house for one year before she makes her decision.