As arable farmland grows scarce, the United States opens up former sections of Indian Territory for homesteading. Those who want to claim land must make a run for it.
Should she claim her own land when he has a claim on her heart?
Rose Calloway feels guilty about living off her sister, Marigold’s, meager schoolmarm’s wages. In spite of taking in sewing, it is not enough to support herself. She sees little future for marriage in a town where people are still struggling from the latest economic depression. She responded to a matrimonial advertisement, and after corresponding for several months, sees great promise for her future with Joshua Kent.
Joshua Kent, landless and working as a farrier, sees promise in the land run planned for the Cherokee Outlet in Oklahoma Territory. Knowing once he claims his land, he will need a wife, he places a matrimonial advertisement. He soon decides Rose Calloway is the woman he wishes to marry. However, once he realizes there might be more applicants than there is available land, he warns Rose he can only marry if he is successful claiming his own homestead.
Marigold, realizing the land run will bring new families, sees there will be a need for teachers and a chance to achieve her dream. She decides to make her own land claim and insists Rose is welcome to join her.
Rose is homeless unless she marries or goes with her sister. She holds a certificate for the latest Oklahoma land run in one hand and the final letter from Joshua Kent in the other. Her dream is to marry Joshua, not own land. What will she do now?
When Landry Burke’s favorite Aunt Tildie passes away, Landry inherits the entire estate. It includes a five story apartment building named Magnolia Place, as well as a bookstore across the street named Jasmine Bloom Books, both located in Bobwhite Mountain, Tennessee.
Landry packs up and leaves Bent Branch, SC for the hills of Tennessee. On her very first day there, she and her aunt’s attorney, Adam Wilcox, find the body of one of Magnolia Place’s employees. Between her panic attacks, anxiety and trying to adjust to her new surroundings, Landry wants this murder solved and fast.
Sheriff Wyatt Collins and his deputies are on the case. Now, if they can just keep Landry from trying to help and causing danger to herself.
And Jasmine Bloom’s manager, and late Aunt Tildie’s best friend, Ms. Millie, is convinced that Landry is trying to get her killed because of all the zany situations they find themselves in.
Take a visit to Bobwhite Mountain and find out what all of the fuss is about.
Lexi Carter was sure of two things. One, she loved her boyfriend, Shane, and two, although she planned an elaborate trip to see the Coke Zero 400, she knew nothing about cars. Nothing. After she catches Shane sneaking off with another woman, Lexi now has two choices—go on this expensive, already-paid-for trip or be out thousands of dollars. Not wanting to waste money, and figuring she can just skip the race, Lexi packs her bags and heads off to sunny Daytona, Florida, and her fabulous rented beach house.
Racecar owner and driver Max Stone has one thing on his mind—the NASCAR Championship Series at the end of the year. He has all the qualifying points needed, several wins under his belt, and was in the prime of his career. At least he was until the association found tainted gas in his race car after the last race. His crew chief isn’t talking and although he knew nothing of the gas, Max is facing a horrible scandal and one that could end his season. To hide away from the press, he flees his home to hide out in a rented beach house in Daytona while he awaits his trial.
When the pair find out that the travel agent double booked their private beach house, they must either spend their vacations together under one roof or find other accommodations. With the race coming up, however, any available rooms are lackluster at best. Can they make the most of an awkward situation? And will Max get the okay to race again before it’s too late?
A devastating secret. Heartbreak, lies and unfulfilled lives. Will the family come together or fragment beyond repair?
When Natalie discovers her fiancé has been leading a double life, she retreats to the sprawling mansion on Nantucket owned by her grandparents, Emmeline and Victor. Despite her grandmother’s warm welcome, Natalie finds that her childhood memories of a happy home are a thing of the past. All is not well between the long-married couple.
Needing time to heal from her broken heart, Natalie starts a dog-walking business, much to her mother’s displeasure. She is befriended by the local Vet, Jake, who is immediately captivated by the new girl in this small seaside town. But just as the fledgling romance blossoms, Victor is rushed to hospital.
The police start questioning the entire family, including Emmeline’s first love who runs the local bookshop. Natalie fears something very troublesome is going on.
Who wants Victor out of the way, and why?
As Natalie and Jake dig deeper into her grandfather’s past, they unearth a history of heartbreak, lies, and unfulfilled lives.
But the biggest secret of all is yet to be exposed.
This devastating discovery will shake Natalie’s faith in marriage to the core. But could it also be the catalyst for much-needed change that will finally unite a fragmented family?
Is it possible to forget your past when confronted with your future?
Always the odd man out, Jake Nelson abandoned a life of bull riding in favor of becoming a neurologist. But when he receives word that the hospital where he’s employed doesn’t have enough work to keep him on full time, he decides to look for part-time work elsewhere. He’s surprised when a position as a ranch hand practically falls into his lap. The job makes him happier than he’s ever been, but it also brings a lot of guilt and confusion. Can he turn his back on neurology after just starting his work at Alpine Hospital? Or is there a way to combine the two very different worlds somehow? With such deep questions on his mind, Jake can’t even imagine finding love. But a certain radiologist catches his eye, and he finds himself willing to lose both worlds just to be with her.
McKenzie Andrews, head of the radiology department at Alpine Hospital, has sworn off men forever. After a horrible experience seven years earlier, she absolutely knows she doesn’t need someone in her life. So when Jake Nelson appears out of nowhere, she tells herself she’s immune to his charms, dimples, brains, and cowboy hat. Especially the cowboy hat.
A fainting incident prompts her to get an MRI, and when it pulls up concerning news, McKenzie has every reason to forget Jake. But try as she might, she can’t. If she’s so immune, why does she keep having to remind herself that All Men Cheat? And why does her brain insist on thinking about Jake nearly every waking moment?
A heartwarming collision of Western and medical romance, Falling for Dr. Nelson will have you in love with cowboys and doctors. Grab your copy now to escape into this sweet contemporary romance.
A champion athlete must learn to run toward a different prize.
Matt Dallimore’s life is over. Faced with the inability to walk and months of rehabilitation after a car accident, his future looks bleak. Not only has he lost the ability to run like the wind, but seeing his scarred and atrophied legs every day is a devastating reminder of all he’s lost. World records and Olympic gold are worthless when he can’t even do what he was born to do.
Physiotherapist Brie Mahoney is the epitome of joy. After a cancer scare forces her to confront her mortality, she can’t help but live each day with gratitude. As long as she still has breath in her lungs, she is determined to count each day a blessing. That is until she finds herself taking over the treatment of the champion sprinter and her celebrity crush, Matt Dallimore. His gruff attitude and monosyllabic responses don’t align with the amicable man she’s seen on television, but she’s determined to break through his wall of self-preservation and show him there is hope.
Brie knows he’s hurting, yet she yearns for Matt to realise he is worth far more than worldly accolades. When circumstances bring them together, how can Brie keep her emotions in check and guard her heart when she’s admired Matt from afar for so many years?
Tethered Hearts – book two in the Hearts on the Line series – is an inspiring Christian medical romance with real-to-life, challenging issues that will draw you closer to the Father’s heart.