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Julie found it hard to find contentment as rancher's wife and longed to have a baby of her own to help fill the space that only God could fill. Yet she prayed and after reading a promise from God in the Bible, it gave her new hope and faith that maybe God would help her to conceive. Eric fears for his wife's life after he had learned that his half brother had escaped from prison. Worst yet, his wife could find his out his secret he had kept from her since they had dated years ago. Could Eric protect Julie from his half brother's evil intentions or is he too late? Can they both learn to trust God in darkest circumstances?
Charlie's life in Ohio is ordinary and consistent. When her dad loses his job, fighting becomes an every day event. Moving in with her sister only makes matters worse. Her life is turned upside down. In a desperate attempt to find a safe haven, she ends up on the streets of Chicago. [Read More...]
Secretive. Angry. Fearful. Hurt. Unforgiving. All these emotions come raging to the surface after years of repression and a chance encounter. Karin is a troubled woman and has spent years trying to forget secrets that make her vulnerable. But, with the help of her family and other some close friends, she realizes she must learn to forgive, even if forgiveness wasn't asked of her. Until Karin faces her past she and her family cannot face their future.
Bethany is the rightful heir to the Petersen Estate, but her grandmother’s will states otherwise. Instead, it will go to Walker Keane, the murderer of her sister. So she agrees to marry him to get her inheritance back and gather proof that he murdered her sister. As the truth begins to surface, so do her feelings for Walker. Will buried secrets reveal his innocence, or confirm her suspicions that she’s gotten herself into a deadly arrangement?
Fame gave her a reason to hide. Can anyone unlock her guarded heart? Reality star Addison Lewis had the perfect life in LA. Or so she thought. After her fiancé betrays her she’s left with one option. Escape. But is anywhere safe from the relentless paparazzi? Logan Hart is caught off guard when a mysterious young woman becomes stranded at his family’s ranch. Past heartbreak makes him reluctant to let anyone close, [read more…]
Emily and her Aunt Gemma are two very special women. They see into the spiritual realm and commune with angels. With this exciting tale, reminiscent of the great Frank Peretti’s This Present Darkness, debut author Gentry portrays in realistic terms the angelic and demonic creatures who inhabit our world, and why. A centuries-old battle, waged in the heavenly realm between the forces of good and evil, is fast reaching a flashpoint in Hook Pond. [read more...]
In the lush and verdant land of Khemet, an ancient royal returns after a lifetime away. He brings with him a new god and the worst chaos the land has seen since the beginning of time. Young King Men-Kheper-Re is the only one on earth able to convince the gods to stop the wanton destruction of the land, but is unwilling. Not even Hapiseneb, the young king's most trusted advisor, is able to persuade him to allow this new god's only request. [ read more…]
There were many days spent in agony and tears as God walked through the rooms of my spiritual house. There were some rooms I did not want to even enter, much less clean out. I wanted to keep those old hurts and haunts buried there in the midst of my soul. I thought as long as they were buried no one else would get hurt, but that is not the truth. Those bags of trash--Unforgiveness, Jealousy, Bitterness, Resentment and dare we say it, Hate were killing me. [read more...]
The last thing mail order bride Amy Watts wants is a husband. Desperate to get out of New York, she tricks Californian postmaster Adam Emerson into paying her way across the country, but when her plan goes awry she finds herself stuck with him in the tiny town of Green Hill Creek. Even worse, his kindness, charm, and incredibly blue eyes may prove very hard to resist.
Katie Brown enjoys Eldercare, and with such an interesting patient as Granny, along with a loving church family nearby, this particular assignment has made it tough to stay indifferent. One day she hears of a missing manuscript, written by Granny's own mother decades ago. As an aspiring writer, Katie is fascinated, and sets out to find this piece of the family history. In her search she may find more than just an old story. She may find some answers for herself, too.
Doctoral student Hannah Wagganer entertains dreams of teaching at a large university and leaving her hometown of Glen Arbor behind. That is until Jasper Morgan, the new mail carrier, arrives in town. Not only does he set Hannah’s heart a flutter, but he has an instant bond with her cat, Jingles. Blessings and suspicions abound when an anonymous donor pays to have the church furnace repaired, and other locals suddenly find solutions to their problems. Is it coincidental, or the work of a secret angel?
When 13-year-old Narie loses her mother to cancer, she is forced to leave the city and move to the country with her grandmother—a woman who is nothing more than a stranger to her. With no Wi-Fi or cell phone reception, Narie is sure her new life in the middle of nowhere is going to be dull and boring. But she discovers her mother’s childhood diaries and embarks on a search for the creepy house in the woods—a house that Narie’s grandmother insists was only a figment of her daughter’s imagination. Things become complicated when Narie realizes that the woods hold much more than a creepy house. Who is the little girl in the white dress? What does she have to do with Narie’s mother? What secret is Narie’s grandmother harboring?
All Marine Corps reservist Jake Chalmers wants is to give his dying wife a last, romantic cruise to the Philippines. Unable to save her in a mass murder aboard ship, he washes ashore a jungle island, where he discovers three other survivors. Federal prosecutor Eve Eriksson rescues a young girl and her elderly great-aunt from the same ship. Eve needs to hurry home to nail a significant career trial. And, please, before Jake learns her secret that she's responsible for his wife's death.
Tamar exists in survival mode. Homeless. Broke. And it looks like her only friend murdered someone and disappeared. Then she meets Leonardo, who has to be the kindest and sexiest man she ever met. She's so used to sabotaging everything, this probably won't be any different. All the money he makes doesn't salve Leonardo's heart. So why would he let Tamar steal his heart? Especially after she stole his wallet.
Twenty-year-old Katelyn Burnsten wants a relationship with her aunt that doesn't cause tension between herself and her parents. However, because of a family secret, a high ranking demon named Latar has his sights on Katelyn. He's determined to make her the next piece in the puzzle of the Burnsten family legacy. Will the prayers of friends and the battle of God's Warriors be enough to help her stand before her enemy?