After the death of her cruel father, Brithwin is determined never again to live under the harsh rule of any man. Independent and resourceful, she longs to be left alone to manage her father’s estate. But she soon discovers a woman has few choices when the king decrees she is to marry Royce, the Lord of Rosencraig. As if the unwelcome marriage isn’t enough, her new husband accuses her of murdering his family, and she is faced with a challenge of either proving her innocence or facing possible execution. Royce of Hawkwood returns home after setting down a rebellion to find his family brutally murdered. When all fingers point to his betrothed and attempts are made on his life, Royce must wade through murky waters to uncover the truth. Yet Brithwin’s wise and kind nature begin to break down the walls of his heart, and he soon finds himself in a race to discover who is behind the evil plot before Brithwin is the next victim.
As a Union sniper, killing has become easy for Captain Christmas “Chris” Haley. After four long years of fighting against his own countrymen, the once naïve farm boy is now a war hardened soldier whose faith in God is shaken.
Two sweet tales of mishaps, memories, and emotions that test the mettle of two Western couples in the Colorado high country at Christmas. Just in Time for Christmas - Abigale Millerton is seventeen with a ranch to run, a fear of heights, and a cowboy intent on stealing her heart. Snow Angel - As a four-year-old, Lena Carver lost something precious at Christmas. Twenty years later, she's about to lose her heart.
A Holiday Intruder - one of three novellas in the Holly, Ivy & Intrigue Collection
Kelsey Jordan prefers upcycling junk and refinishing antiques for her store in a Georgia mountains town to being the center of attention. When a robbery and an unknown benefactor shove her in the middle of a decades-old mystery, and a real estate developer and a former baseball star compete for her attention, Kelsey isn't sure who to trust.
Drawn into the savage clashes of the French and Indian War, Jakob Hochstetler faces an impossible choice—and the irreversible consequences. Early on the morning of September 20, 1757, the Hochstetlers' home is attacked by a party of Delaware and Shawnee warriors allied with the French. Facing certain death with his wife and children, Jakob makes a wrenching choice that will tear apart his family and change all of their lives forever. Northkill is closely based on an inspiring true story well-known among the Amish and Mennonites, documented in many publications and in contemporary accounts preserved in the Pennsylvania State Archives and in private collections.
Including . . . “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.
Including . . . “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?
Including . . . “New Beginnings” by Alanna Radle Rodriguez and TJ Radle
David Hensley liked his job, but it was his love for the owners—and the owner’s daughter, Cassie—that kept him clerking at the hardware store. Will the sudden, unexpected death of Cassie’s parents be the catalyst to bring them together or a wedge to push them apart?
Washington State, 1893
When Lily Lexington Bremmer arrives in Kamola with her young son, she’s reluctant to join the social center of her new community, the quilting circle, but the friendly ladies pull her in. She begins piecing a sunshine and shadows quilt because it mirrors her life. She has a secret that lurks in the shadows and hopes it doesn’t come out into the light. Dark places in her past are best forgotten, but her new life is full of sunshine. Will her secrets cast shadows on her bright future? Widower Edric Hammond and his father are doing their best to raise his two young daughters. He meets Lily and her son when they arrive in town and helps her find a job and a place to live. Lily resists Edric’s charms at first but finds herself falling in love with this kind, gentle man and his two darling daughters. Lily has stolen his heart with her first warm smile, but he’s cautious about bringing another woman into his girls’ lives due to the harshness of their own mother. Can Edric forgive Lily her past to take hold of a promising chance at love?