Orphaned at just one-year-old, with her newborn sister, Elsie has grown up scrubbing and cleaning the orphanage for room and board. Her eighteenth birthday comes with the shocking announcement she has a husband waiting and she must board the train at once to go meet him.
The headmistress insists on sending Elsie away without allowing her to bid her sister, Eleanor, farewell. Riding the train to Colorado, Elsie’s stomach is in knots, and she wonders what will happen to her sister.
Dr. Clark has had his nose in books ever since he could read. Helping the sick and the injured has been his passion, and it has held his focus over finding a wife or creating a family. In the booming Georgetown, Colorado, there are plenty of miners, but there are few marital prospects for the good doctor. When Elsie shows up, he does not know why she’s come to be his bride, since he specifically told his nephew to find him an assistant for his medical practice.
Will the pulse of love beat between the doctor and Elsie, or will she run away to find her sister?
A water search and rescue officer focused on his career, an insurance agent swearing off men, and a tsunami that brings them together.
Tom Powell chose to give up being in the Coast Guard for his position at Disaster City Search and Rescue Academy. He’s perfectly content training the next generation of search and rescue K9 handlers. With his focus on his job, he hasn’t made time for dating, at least until he meets Pamela Winslow.
Pamela’s never had a reason to question her dating life until she saw it through God’s eyes. That’s why she’s taking a hiatus from men. At least, until she bumps into a handsome search and rescue officer at her new church, and is torn on what to do. When she goes on a women’s retreat and a tsunami strikes the beach they are staying at, Tom’s team comes to the rescue, making it hard not to fall for the man who shows up to save her life.
Will Pamela break her men fast? Will Tom finally make room for love? And will he be able to save her and her friends before it’s too late?
She’s used to being alone…
…he can’t get away from his guilty conscience.
Will an arranged marriage help them heal, or force them to confront a long-hidden truth and new depths of despair?
Five years ago, Beryl Haywood was crippled in an accident that claimed two lives. Since then, reading and painting have been the only companions to her long, lonely days.
Could an arranged marriage be a blessing in disguise? Or will it drive her to more anguish than she’s ever known?
Frederick Sinclair is struggling to adapt to normality after returning from the French battlefields. A hefty weight of guilt and regret weighs on him, taunting him that he’ll never be free from it.
Will his unexpected marriage be a pleasant distraction? Or will it confirm his deepest fears and crush him even more?
As the newlyweds begin to wonder if love might lie ahead, a startling discovery shakes them each to the core, threatening to snatch away the future they’d begun to hope they might share…
Memories of his abusive father fuel Tyler Armstrong’s desire to make the world a safer place, so Tyler will do whatever it takes to become a Navy SEAL. Falling in love with his best friend, Amanda Jarvis, though, wasn’t part of his plans. Maybe his failed attempts to confess his love turned out for the best. Even if their shared faith helps them navigate the demands of SEAL life, he fears asking her to live with the uncertainties of his career. Amanda deserves better.
Author’s note: There are parts of this book that may be unsuitable for readers who are sensitive to the aspects of a destructive relationship. Any physical altercations happen off-page, but the emotional and mental fallout is delved into during the course of the story. Though this is a story of hope and love, the journey Andy and Cece have to take is a difficult one.
She has lived her life in the midst of a storm.
With a demanding, overbearing father dictating her life, Cecelia Albrecht has never been able to stand on her own. Searching for a way to free herself from him has led her into situations that have only added to the turbulence in her life.
He knows Cecelia in a way that most don’t and would do anything for her.
But even though he cares for her—a lot—Andy Hale has been friend-zoned from the moment their lives collided under the bleachers by the high school football field. Realizing that she has driven most people away through her harsh words, Andy has stayed with her, determined to support her in a way no one else has.
It’s taken awhile, but Andy is finally coming to the point of accepting that the friend zone is where he’s destined to stay with Cecelia. He knows that if he wants love and marriage in his future, he needs to move beyond his feelings for her.
Cecelia has always been told she needs a certain type of man in order to succeed in life, and Andy has never been that man. He still lives at home, and his job pretty much guarantees that he’d never be rich. Will she see him for who he really is in time? Or will she lose the one man who has been a steady presence in her life for years?
Sparks fly between opposites in this riveting romantic suspense! When a small-town business owner becomes a target again, she encounters an unusual ally who has his own secret agenda. Will they find love amid danger?
Life as the sister of a serial killer is never easy, especially when former runaway Mari Del Lobo becomes a target herself. A recent crime has her late brother’s signature and MO, which Mari finds highly unusual, as she still blames herself for her only sibling’s death. Soon Mari encounters an unexpected — and a very attractive — ally in Dr. Luke Goodman.
Luke couldn’t save his fiancée from the Smiling Killer, but he’ll do anything to prevent more murders, even ask for help from the serial killer’s sister. Finding a kindred tortured soul in Mari, Luke is determined to keep her alive, but it’s not easy to protect the stubborn ex-rebel. Can she solve the mystery, renew her faith, and find love and redemption in time to survive?