The Weather Might Be Frightful,
But These Books Are Delightful
MRS. WITHERSPOON GOES TO WAR
(Heroines of WWII series)
By Mary Davis
A WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) embarks on an unsanctioned mission to rescue three US soldiers held captive in Cuba.
Margaret “Peggy” Witherspoon is a thirty-four-year-old widow, mother of two, flying for the WASP. When her new supervisor, Army Air Corp Major Howie Berg, gives her an order she can’t follow, sparks fly. In the course of her duties, Peggy learns of US soldiers being held captive in Cuba. She undertakes a daring rescue mission. She will need all her WASP skills to succeed and come out of this alive while trying not to ignite an international incident.
Releases February 1, 2022
BRIDE BY BLACKMAIL
By Debbie Lynne Costello
A broken heart, controlling father, and intrusive Scot leave Charlotte reeling. Accused of stealing an heirloom pin, she must choose between an unwanted marriage and the ruin of her family name. With her and her sister’s futures at stake, Charlotte must navigate through injustice to find forgiveness and true happiness. Eager to find the traitor who caused the death of his brother, Duncan comes to America attempting to fit into Charleston society. But when the headstrong Charlotte catches his eye, Duncan acquires a second mission—winning the lass's hand. After several spurnings, he uses unconventional ways of winning her heart.
By Nancy J. Farrier
Yoana Armenta’s reckless behavior results in her, and her tía, being captured by bandoleros. Amado Castro gave a death bed promise that he intends to keep – at all costs - even if he must break a childhood vow. When his choice endangers Yoana, just as her impulsive behavior endangers them all, he must make a decision. Honor his word, or protect Yoana, and her tía. But then the bandoleros threaten to sell the women to a fate worse than death, and the rancheros want to hang Amado. With Yoana and Amado be able to trust God with their lives?
STRANDED WITH PEARLS
By Sherri Stewart
January 16, 1962. Route 66. A runaway bride. What else could possibly go wrong for Gracie MacGyver? Everything! An accident. A night in a jail cell. A torn wedding dress. Enjoy this short romp down one of America’s historic highways.
THE CRYPTOGRAPHER’S DILEMMA
By Johnnie Alexander
A Cryptographer Uncovers a Japanese Spy Ring
FBI cryptographer Eloise Marshall is grieving the death of her brother, who died during the attack on Pearl Harbor, when she is assigned to investigate a seemingly innocent letter about dolls. Agent Phillip Clayton is ready to enlist and head oversees when asked to work one more FBI job. A case of coded defense coordinates related to dolls should be easy, but not so when the Japanese Consulate gets involved, hearts get entangled, and Phillip goes missing. Can Eloise risk loving and losing again?
THIMBLES AND THREAD
By Suzanne Norquist, et al
4 Love Stories Are Quilted Into Broken Lives
“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
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?
TITANIC: LEGACY OF BETRAYAL
By Kathleen E. Kovach, et al.
A secret. A key. Much was buried on the Titanic, but now it's time for resurrection. Follow two intertwining stories a century apart. 1912 - Matriarch Olive Stanford protects a secret after boarding the Titanic that must go to her grave. 2012 - Portland real estate agent Ember Keaton-Jones receives the key that will unlock the mystery of her past... and her distrusting heart. Review: “I told my wife to move this book to the top of her reading list... This titanic story is more interesting than the one told in the Titanic movie... She will absolutely love it.”
ROSE AMONG THORNES
By Terrie Todd
“I could almost feel the fear of the unknown, the anger at the injustices, the heart-wrenching hurt of loss and betrayal right along with Rusty and Rose as their faith was tested again and again through real life situations. I learned so much about how ‘God works all things together for good’ even through the ugliness of war and its impact on lives (at home and at war). Once I started reading, almost everything else was put on hold as I could barely make myself put this book down without knowing what happened next!” –from an Amazon Review
LUMBERJACKS & LADIES
By Naomi Musch, et al
Four Historical Stories of Romance Among the Pines
“Not for Love” By Naomi Musch
A mail-order husband might be the craziest idea Maggie’s ever had—or the best. When widow Maggie Duncan sends a letter up north to the logging camps in search of a hard-working husband—in name only—to help her save her farm, she knows she’ll have to sort through all kinds of comers. Not until Jack McCallister shows up does Maggie figure it’s safe to set aside her scattergun. But she’s discomforted by the way Jack settles in as though the farm—and her heart—are already his. After all, she has no expectation of ever marrying for love again.
By Linda Shenton Matchett
Twins Rayne and Jessica Dalton have been swapping places their whole lives, so when Jessica dies on the eve of becoming a mail-order bride, Rayne decides to fill her sister’s shoes. The challenge will be faking Jessica’s faith. Can Rayne fool her groom without losing her heart...or her soul? English immigrant Flynn Ward is ready to marry, but locating a woman to love in the Wyoming mountains is harder than finding a hackney in a rainstorm. The agency offers the perfect match, but when his bride arrives, she’s nothing like she seemed in her letters. Is she for real?
TIME WILL TELL
By Donna Schlachter
After Sadie Bauer inherits her father’s watch and clock repair shop in Pueblo, she soon learns that Fate conspires against her. Will O’Reilly longs to help this beautiful damsel in distress, but she’s about as prickly as a porcupine. Can Sadie overcome her mistrust of men in general, and of a certain suave salesman in particular? Can Will get past his former betrothed’s infidelity? And can both learn to trust the God who makes all things beautiful in His time?
ACE’S TENACIOUS BRIDE
By Kimberly Grist
Can a spirited pastor’s daughter up the ante, causing a card-playing, cigar-smoking workaholic to wager his heart?
A pastor’s daughter ready for adventure. Mercy will comply with her late father’s last wish—to obtain the help of a matchmaking service and find God’s perfect plan for her future. A widower with unruly children makes keeping a housekeeper impossible. But with his job as a railroad detective, Ace can’t be home more than a day or two each week. At least a wife would be legally and morally vested to remain. Wouldn’t she?
SWEPT INTO DESTINY
By Catherine Ulrich Brakefield
Ben McConnell is a proud Irish immigrant who is determined not to give up despite hunger and deprivation. He clings to his mustard seed faith believing—nothing is impossible. Maggie Gatlan is a rebel disguised as a Southern belle. Bens and Maggie’s journeys delve deeply into the truth about faith and devotion. “…Brakefield’s flowing descriptions pull you into Swept into Destiny and keep immersed in the world of the Antebellum south…This isn’t just a world of beaus, belles, and balls, but of moral ambiguity and searches for truth…” L.H. Reader
THE PRODIGAL’S SHOTGUN WEDDING
By Vickie McDonough
home after his brother’s death—a death for which he was responsible. Years
later, he’s returning, hoping for reconciliation with his father. But when the
stagecoach he’s riding in wrecks and he is injured, he’s in a fight for
survival. Jolie is fleeing a nightmare situation. She desperately hopes
becoming a mail-order bride doesn’t land her in a worse place. When the stage
crashes and she spends the night alone with a wounded man, she wonders if her
intended will still want her. If he doesn’t, what will she do? She has no money
and nowhere to go.
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