Tuesday, July 30, 2019

HHH Book Day!

The Sergeant's Sweetheart
Vickie McDonough

Scott Jantzen only had eyes for one girl in high school, but he never had the nerve to ask her out. Now an Army sergeant stationed in Kuwait, he gets Haley Tannehill’s email from her brother and reaches out. Will she respond to his request to chat via emails? 

Haley almost deletes Scott’s email, but then she sees his comment about knowing her brother. She racks her brain but doesn’t remember him from high school. On a whim, she emails him back. She enjoys getting to know the interesting soldier—until the day he says he’s returning home and wants to meet her face to face. Haley realizes that she’s lonely and agrees to meet. Will things turn out well? Or will this be the worst decision she’s ever made? 

The Perfect Bride
Debbie Lynne Costello

Avice Touchet has always dreamed of marrying for love and that love would be her best friend, Philip Greslet. She’s waited five years for him to see her as the woman she’s become but when a visiting lord arrives with secrets that could put her father in prison, Avice must consider a sacrificial marriage. Philip Greslet has worked his whole life for one thing—to be a castellan—and now it is finally in his grasp. But when Avice rebuffs his new lord’s attentions, Philip must convince his best friend to marry the lord against his heart’s inclination to have her as his own.

Thimbles and Threads
Suzanne Norquist, Mary Davis, et al

Mending Sarah’s Heart By Suzanne Norquist
Rockledge, Colorado, 1884

Sarah doesn’t need anyone, especially her dead husband’s partner. With four brothers to mentor her boys and income as a seamstress, she seeks a quiet life. If only the Emporium of Fashion would stop stealing her customers and the local hoodlums would leave her sons alone. When she rejects her husband’s share of the mine, his partner Jack seeks to serve her through other means. But will his efforts only push her further away?

Bygones by Mary Davis
Texas, 1884

Drawn to the new orphan boy in town, Tilly Rockford soon became the unfortunate victim of a lot of Orion Dunbar’s mischievous deeds in school. Can Tilly figure out how to truly forgive the one who made her childhood unbearable? Now she doesn’t even know she holds his heart. Can this deviant orphan-train boy turned man make up for the misdeeds of his youth and win Tilly’s heart before another man steals her away?

The Cowboys
Jennifer Uhlarik, et al

Taming the West—One Heart at a Time

A 4-in-1 novella collection by Award-Winning Authors Jennifer Uhlarik, Linda Yezak, Sandra Merville Hart, and Cindy Ervin Huff.

Becoming Brave by Jennifer Uhlarik

When Coy Whittaker stumbles upon a grisly scene littered with bodies, he wants nothing more than to get his boss’s cattle out of Indian Territory. But when a bloodstained Aimee Kaplan draws down on him, his plans—and his heart—screech to a halt.

The Case of the Missing Pearls
Martha Rogers

When Abby’s friend, Ellie’s pearl earrings and necklace come up missing, Abby and Ben find themselves off on another sleuthing escapade with Harry, their retired detective friend. This time the whole population of Springhill Terrace is under suspicion, including all the employees. When the police arrest Maria, one of the assistants in the assisted living wing, Ben and Abby jump to her defense, positive she isn’t the thief. After proving her innocence, they set several traps to catch the thief, but each one fails. After Abby remembers another incident involving nursing home thefts, she comes up with a theory that leads the trio to a most unlikely and surprising answer.

The Chaplain's Daughter
Kathleen L. Maher

A feisty army laundress must disarm a grieving Confederate captain's pride to win his heart.

A minister's daughter abandoned during war must rely on faith to survive. A wounded widower feels God has forsaken him. Will her devout care bring medicine to his soul or rub salt in his wounds?
Ellen White is assigned to attend a debilitated artillery captain after the Battle of Second Manassas. She offers God's strength, but Gideon Sharpe would rather rely on his own. He would prove himself devoted to his motherless infant daughters, the sort of father he never had..
Ellen longs for the security of a home and to feel cherished. Can a jaded and broken man be God's plan to fulfill her fondest hopes?

Refiner's Fire
J.M. Hochstetler

With Americas’ fierce fight for independence hanging in the balance, Elizabeth Howard and Jonathan Carleton are driven thousands of miles and a vast ocean apart. While the Continental Army endures a desperate winter at Valley Forge, French Admiral le comte de Caledonne secretly sweeps Elizabeth away to France out of reach of British assassins. Meanwhile General Jonathan Carleton, the Shawnee war chief White Eagle, returns to his people as General George Washington’s emissary, doubting that he will ever return to the white world. But as the war between America and Britain shifts into the fragile republic’s heartland at Monmouth Court House, sinister schemes draw Jonathan and Elizabeth into their own separate maelstroms. Will the Refiner’s Fire tear them from each other’s arms forever?

From the flames of war exploding across land and sea to the dangerous intrigues of the French court and the Shawnee’s bitter resistance to the Long Knives, Refiner’s Fire continues the breathtaking saga of America’s founding in a gripping story of heartbreak, redemption, and the unyielding constancy of love.

The Great Lakes Lighthouse Brides
Kathleen Rouser, Marilyn Turk, et al

The Last Memory by Kathleen Rouser
1899—Mackinac Point Lighthouse
Natalie Brooks loses her past to amnesia, and Cal Waterson, the lighthouse keeper who rescues her, didn’t bargain on risking his heart—when her past might change everything.

The Wrong Survivor by Marilyn Turk
1911—Au Sable Lighthouse
Lydia Palmer's dream for happiness as a lighthouse keeper's wife shatters when her fiancĂ© Nathan Drake drowned in a shipwreck, but his brother Jesse survived. 

Saratoga Letters
Elaine Marie Cooper

It is 1777. The Battle of Saratoga, a turning point of the Revolutionary War, encourages the American Continental Army with their first great victory. But there seemed little to celebrate for one patriotic woman forced to nurse wounded British soldiers right in their war camp. Thrust into deception by a cruel Loyalist uncle, Abigail is forced to lie in order to survive, all the while dealing with fears that challenge her faith. Danger stalks her everywhere, yet her salvation springs from an unexpected source. Then…

Two hundred years later, on the anniversary of the Battle of Saratoga, thousands arrive from Europe and the United States to celebrate the event—including descendants from the war. One young American, Abby, meets another offspring of a British soldier. When her life is threatened, Abby turns to the only person she knows at the event—her British ally. Can she trust him with her life? Or will he betray her in the same way Loyalist spies betrayed her ancestors? Perhaps letters from long ago will reveal the truth.

Shelter Bay
Pamela S. Meyers

Adventure girl, Maureen Quinn, isn’t yet sure of her life’s direction, but she knows she isn’t cut out to be a bookkeeper for the town’s undertaker. Preston Stevens, s back in town and he couldn’t have shown up at a better time. It isn’t long before they become inseparable, and she’s sure he’s the man God has for her. But it isn’t long before life-altering events occur affecting both his and Maureen’s lives forever.

18 Redbud Lane
Alanna Radle Rodriguez, Vickie McDonough, et al

Six generations build a legacy of faith on the Oklahoma prairie. From the dusty chaos of the land run to present day, these are the tales of the love and legends who lived in a small house in Guthrie, Oklahoma. Oh the stories these wall can tell…

Racing for His Dreams by Vickie McDonough
The Oklahoma land run was Reece Redding’s only chance to own his own hardware store and quit working for his overbearing brother. It was all or nothing.

Pins and Nails by Alanna Radle Rodriguez and Shannon Pearson
Naomi Redding lives in her family’s building. Jared Burkstrum owns the deed. Whose dream will win?

The Daughter's Predicament
Mary Davis

Book 2 in Quilting Circle series 

Can a patient love win her heart? As Isabelle Atwood’s romance prospects are turning in her favor, a family scandal derails her dreams. While making a quilt for her own hope chest, Isabelle’s half-sister becomes pregnant out of wedlock and Isabelle—always the unfavored daughter—becomes the family sacrifice to save face. Despite gaining the attention of a handsome rancher, her parents are pressuring her to marry a man of their choosing to rescue her sister’s reputation. A third suitor waits silently in the wings, hoping for his own chance at love. Will Isabelle capitulate and marry the man her parents wish her to, or will she rebel and marry the man they don’t approve of? Or will the man leaving her secret love poems sweep her off her feet?

A Bouquet of Brides
Kathleen Kovach, Mary Davis, Suzanne Norquist, et al

Meet seven American women who were named for various flowers but struggle to bloom where God planted them. Can love help them grow to their full potential?

Periwinkle in the Park by Kathleen Kovach
1910, Colorado
Periwinkle Winfield is a hiking guide helping to commission a national park. But a run-in with a mountain man who is determined to keep the government off his land may place her in great danger.

Holly and Ivy by Mary Davis 
1890, Washington State
At Christmastime, Holly Harrison accompanies her impetuous younger sister on her trip across the country to be a mail-order bride. But even as she tries to persuade her sister that loving a stranger is foolhardy, Holly loses her own heart to a fellow traveler.

A Song for Rose by Suzanne Norquist
1882, Rockledge, Colorado
Can Patrick O’Donnell, a tenor disillusioned by the performance industry, convince Rose Miller that that there is more to music than her dream of joining an opera company?

Stagecoach to Liberty
Janalyn Voigt

Montana Gold, book 3

Can a desperate young woman trust the handsome Irish stranger who wants to free her from her captors?

The Plum Blooms in Winter
Linda Thompson

Should a war death be avenged? At what price? Don't miss this soaring Carol and International Book Awards finalist!

In 1942, Miyako Matsuura cradled her little brother as he died on the sidewalk, a victim of the first U.S. bombing raid on Japan. By 1948, the war has reduced her to a street-hardened prostitute consumed by her shame. Dave Delham made military aviation history piloting a B-25 in the audacious Doolittle Raid, but was captured by the Japanese and survived a harrowing P.O.W. ordeal. In 1948, he returns to Japan as a Christian missionary, determined to showcase Christ's forgiveness. Convinced that Delham was responsible for the bomb that snuffed out her brother's life, Miyako resolves to restore her honor by avenging him--even if it costs her own life.

An Unexpected Redemption
Davalynn Spencer

In a desperate bid to redeem her reputation and independence, abandoned-bride Betsy Parker returns home to face her toughest critics—the people she grew up with, a rugged lawman who threatens to steal her heart, and the one person unwilling to forgive her.

The Planter's Daughter
Michelle Shocklee

Adella Rose Ellis knows her father has plans for her future, but she longs for the freedom to forge her own destiny. When the son of Luther Ellis's longtime friend arrives on the plantation to work as the new overseer, Adella can't help but fall for his charm and captivating hazel eyes. But a surprise betrothal to an older man, followed by a devastating revelation, forces Adella to choose the path that will either save her family's future or endanger the lives of the people most dear to her heart.