The day before Jamie Steele and Eric Blackwood’s wedding, tragedy strikes, forcing them to postpone the ceremony. Eric goes to Chicago without her for an internship with a pharmaceutical company while Jamie stays home in Jenna's Creek to mourn her loss.
When the internship is extended and the wedding pushed even further back, Jamie begins to wonder if they’ll ever get married.
After five months Eric finally returns in time for the holidays, but nothing between them is the same. Jamie doesn’t want to be one of those clingy women who demands a ring on her finger. But it seems Eric continues to allow delays to stop their trip down the aisle. Now that he’s home, their different vision for their future seems to have multiplied. Can they reconcile and go back to planning a future together? Or are they better off realizing they were never meant to be before it’s too late?More info →
In a remote farmhouse, during the worst blizzard in Ohio history an old man falls down a flight of stairs to his death.
Melody Knauff cannot accept her strong, larger-than-life grandpa slipped and fell and died like a feeble old man. Not when everyone in the house had a reason to want to see him at the bottom of those stairs. But did they want it enough to commit murder?
The more Melody learns about her beloved grandpa’s past and the secrets he hid for sixty years, the more she wonders if she knew him at all. Who was Warner Beckwith? Was he a thief and a liar who was killed to preserve his secrets, or was he the strong man of faith Melody remembered? She won’t rest until she finds out what happened the morning the blizzard struck, even if it means becoming a target herself.
A year and a half after a robbery and assault in a motel room sent Melody’s friend and confidante Christy Blackwood home, she is ready to move on with her life. Christy hasn’t yet forgiven her mother for the sins that ripped their family apart, but holding them against her is getting harder and harder to do. When she runs into Jarrod Bruckner again, she realizes walking away from her life in Jenna's Creek won’t be as easy as planned.More info →
Abandoned by their parents, Michelle Hurley and her kid sister Nicole are reminded every day their livelihood depends on a grandmother who never wanted them. Nearly twenty years later, Michelle has accepted the fact she isn’t worthy of the love she so desperately needed as a child.
Her comfortable, albeit lonely, existence comes crashing down the morning Nicole abandons her two young children under Michelle’s lilac bushes. Michelle doesn’t want to be responsible for fixing Nicole’s mistakes. Again. Nor does she want to admit she may be just like the grandmother she can’t forgive.
When as old boyfriend re-enters her life, Michelle is reminded nothing has worked out the way she hoped it would. Kyle Swann also makes her realize shutting her heart against the world could be the worst mistake she ever made.More info →
When her sister abandoned her two kids in Michelle Hurley’s front yard, Michelle never dreamed it would end up being the best thing that ever happened to her.
The kids aren’t the only changes in Michelle’s life. Barry Schilling has made her realize she may have been too hasty in shutting the world out of her life. Still, she can’t forget the love she once shared with Kyle Swann. While her heart wonders if that love is still real, her head knows there are two many obstacles between them for it to grow.
With Barry pulling her closer and Kyle keeping her at arm’s length, Michelle figures the decision has been made for her.
Just when Michelle has settled into a comfortable rhythm of busy working Mom, dreaming of romance and possibly even marriage, Nicole breezes back onto the farm, making demands and upsetting Michelle's well-ordered life. Again.
How can she live without the kids if Nicole takes them away, but how can she fight her own sister in court for something that doesn’t belong to her? As the kids are pulled from her arms, Michelle must make a decision to follow her heart, regardless of what direction that is. She may lose more than the children as she prepares her heart for a little goodbye.More info →
Ellie buried her grief in her art. Can it also mend her broken heart?
Still reeling from recent revelations and tragedy, Ellie Lundy has immersed herself in her art. The spoiled daughter of one of the most powerful men in the West, she longs to define herself on her own merit, not her past or her last name.
Zach Walsh sentenced himself to a life of exile and isolation after his reckless actions took another man’s life. Second chances don’t exist for a man like him. Neither does love.
When an avalanche traps them in a remote cabin, Zach’s very survival depends on Ellie. Ellie has never put another person’s needs ahead of her own. Can the rugged cowboy whose life she saves save her heart as well? Or will protecting her secrets sabotage her chance at love?
This touching, laugh-out-loud western adventure will lift your spirits and warm your heart as Ellie finds the courage she sought was hers all along.More info →
When Lisette Pelletier answers an ad to become a physician in the frontier town of Willow Wood, Idaho, she knows her life will change forever. What she doesn’t expect is to fall in love with the U.S. Marshal whose life she saves on her way to town.
Federal Marshal Grayson Dutton spent his career protecting pioneers, chasing down bandits, settling disputes before they erupted into gunfire, and returning fire when needed. None of it prepared him for dealing with a feisty lady doc who can’t see when she’s in over her head.
When Grayson hears the gang of outlaws that attacked the stagecoach that brought Lisette to Willow Wood have targeted the lady doc, he’ll stop at nothing to protect her. Lisette doesn’t want to give the lawman the reins to her life. She came west to serve the people of Willow Wood, not hide under her bed in fear at the first sign of danger.
She certainly didn’t plan to fall for a long-legged lawman whose kisses make her dream of marriage, babies, and happily-ever-after, all the things that conflict with her call to medicine. Can she find a place in her life and her heart for love? Can Grayson tame the wild filly before she gets both of them killed?More info →
She loves a man she can never have. He's in love with the wrong woman. In a relationship built on lies, can the truth set Jessa free before she loses Rodney forever?
When Jessa Endicott began writing to her sick friend Ada’s pen pal, she never dreamed she’d fall in love with the man on the other end of the letters. Rodney Hammersmith has fallen in love with the writer of the letters. The only problem is, the woman he thinks he loves is someone else.
When Rodney’s job brings him to Willow Wood, he can’t wait to meet his pen pal face to face. Jessa is equally anxious to meet Rodney, but he doesn’t know she exists. He’s here for Ada, the woman he thinks he’s been writing to.
Jessa never meant to mislead Rodney when she agreed to write the letters. Now she risks watching him fall in love with Ada, whose lies could destroy all their lives.More info →
With no prospects for a better life at home in Kentucky, Harper Dixon is sent to frontier town Willow Wood, Idaho to serve as a companion to her cousin Ellie Lundy. To help Ellie, Harper is determined to find out what became of Matthew Bennett, the man who jilted Ellie and broke her heart. Harper enlists the help of the family’s hired man, Logan Kinski, who knew Matthew and his secrets better than anyone.
Logan doesn’t trust the cousin from Kentucky. He believes Harper came to Willow Wood to take advantage of Ellie and worm her way into the family fortune. Harper doesn’t have the time or patience to deal with a hard-headed man who keeps getting between her and the truth.
Danger and mystery mount as Harper and Logan uncover more of the secrets Matthew kept hidden from everyone, even Ellie. Did he leave town on his own, or did someone with a score to settle catch up to him? Can Harper and Logan put their mutual suspicions aside long enough to protect Ellie? Will their pride allow love to blossom before the search for the truth destroys them all?More info →
The one thing she most wanted was the one thing she could never have.
Beautiful, kind-hearted Felicity Trego has always dreamed of a fairy tale wedding and her very own happily-ever-after. But a strange stipulation in her papa's will forbids his daughters to marry. When her older sister is injured, Felicity must take the reins at the family's leatherworks factory, a position for which she feels sorely ill equipped. Can she prove her competence while ignoring the true desires of her heart?
Ned Yates, the company's young and handsome attorney, is immediately captivated by Felicity, but fears a rich and successful young woman would never accept a struggling small-town lawyer for a husband. Especially after he hears rumors that Felicity can never marry at all.More info →
When the Lord was handing out backbones, Joy Kessler was on the phone with the insurance company appealing a claim that was, of course, ultimately denied. After thirty-nine-years of trying to muster the nerve to stand up for herself, she’s pretty much accepted that going after what she wants isn’t worth the trouble. Joy dreams of redefining herself--as a mother, a wife, and a woman of courage. The only one who sees her potential is her neighbor and best friend Dorothea Westlake. With Dorothea in her corner, Joy can almost see herself as a lioness capable of impacting the world rather than a mouse no one respects. When a nephew Dorothea hasn’t seen in twenty years moves in under the guise of working on a college dissertation, Joy’s suspicions go into full alert. Why is Gunnar here and what does he want from his trusting aunt? Three days after his arrival, Dorothea disappears. As days turn into weeks with no sign of her friend, Joy becomes convinced something is terribly wrong.With no one taking her or her concerns seriously, Joy must uncover the truth on her own if she hopes to save Dorothea…and herselfMore info →
Was Jamie Steele's father really a killer?
On the day of her father's funeral, Jamie is devastated to learn he was the prime suspect in the disappearance of an old girlfriend. Everyone in their small town believes he's guilty, and only the lack of evidence-the missing woman's body-kept him out of prison. Already struggling to reconcile herself with the memories of a dad who never made her feel like she mattered, Jamie is desperate to learn what really happened twenty-five years ago. But the more she discovers about Sally Blake's disappearance, the more convinced she becomes of her father's guilt.
Was her father a cold-blooded killer?
How will she accept it if he is, and how can she forgive a man who never gave her the love and respect she needed while he was alive?
No matter the outcome, Jamie must find the truth, even if it means destroying what’s left of her memories of her dad.More info →
As far as Jamie Steele can see, there’s not a cloud on the horizon. She is finally at peace with the memories of her parents. She's ready to begin her college career. Her boyfriend, Jason Collier, is attending law school at the same university. Just when life couldn’t get any better, Jason makes an announcement that will change their lives forever.
Abigail Blackwood’s entire adult life has been a masquerade. When tragedy strikes, she realizes the secret she safeguarded for twenty years isn’t as well kept as she thinks. She will stop at nothing to protect what she has left, even if it means destroying the life of another.
Two women who share nothing more than love for one man. When their lives are shaken and faith tested beyond what either can imagine, will they trust God? Or will foolish pride drive them to take matters into their own hands?More info →
A murder conviction sent Sally Blake’s killer to prison. Nearly thirty years after that fateful night, a phone call from a potential eyewitness could prove the wrong person is serving time for the crime. What would drive someone to plead guilty to another man’s crime? Noel Wyatt enlists the help of a young attorney, and David Davis, the retired judge who prosecuted the case, to put all the pieces of the puzzle together.
If an eyewitness exists, where has he been for the last thirty years? Is it possible the killer did not act alone? Is that person covering up for the real killer? What evidence does the eyewitness have that might overthrow a murder conviction? Will justice come too late for the person convicted of Sally’s murder?More info →