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Great Fall Reads!
THE LADY’S MISSION
The Quilting Circle (Book 5) Releases 10/5/22
A Sweet Historical Romance Series
By Mary Davis
Will Cordelia abandon her calling for love? Cordelia wants to escape the social norms for her society station. Unless she can maneuver her father into relinquishing her trust fund, she might have to concede defeat—as well as her freedom—and marry. Every time Lamar finds a fascinating lady, her heart belongs to another. When a vapid socialite is presented as a prospective bride, he contemplates flying off in his hot air balloon instead. Is Lamar the one to finally break the determination of Cordelia’s parents to marry her off? Or will this charming bachelor fly away with her heart?
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.
THE SERGEANT’S SWEETHEART
By 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? Haley almost deletes Scott’s email, but then she sees his comment about knowing her brother. She doesn’t remember him from high school, but 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. Has she just made the worse decision she’s ever made?
TITANIC: LEGACY OF BETRAYAL
A Time-Slip Novel
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.”
By Terrie Todd
Since 2010, Terrie Todd has been writing a popular "Faith and Humour" column for The Graphic Leader in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada. This book celebrates a decade of wit and wisdom found in Terrie's hand-picked favori. tes. Arranged by category and excellent for use in public readings on various topics or simply for your own enjoyment, this book could be called a weirdly out-of-order memoir of a life in which faith and humour dwell hand in hand. Categories include: Marriage & Family, Health & Fitness, Faith, Writing Life, Christmas, Easter, Mothers & Fathers Day, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day.
COUNT THE NIGHTS BY STARS
By Michelle Shocklee
1961. After a longtime resident at Nashville’s Maxwell House Hotel suffers a stroke, Audrey is tasked with cleaning out the reclusive woman’s room. She discovers an elaborate scrapbook filled with memorabilia from the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. Love notes on the backs of unmailed postcards inside capture Audrey’s imagination with hints of a forbidden romance . . . and troubling revelations about the disappearance of young women at the exposition. Audrey enlists the help of a handsome hotel guest as she tracks down clues and information about the mysterious “Peaches” and her regrets over one fateful day, nearly sixty-five years earlier.
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?
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?
By Linda Shenton Matchett
Will a world at war destroy a second chance at love? Estelle Johnson promised to wait for Aubry DeLuca, but then she receives word of his debilitating injuries. Does she have the strength to stand by him in his hour of need? Aubry DeLuca storms the beaches at Normandy, then wakes up in the hospital, his eyes bandaged. Will he regain his sight? Will the only woman he’s ever loved welcome him home or is he destined to go through life blind and alone?
HUNT FOR A HOMETOWN KILLER
By Mary Dodge Allen
2022 Christian Indie Award Winner, First Place – Mystery Suspense
While Roxy Silva is working her hometown mail route, a sinkhole opens up and drains a retention pond, uncovering the car used in her husband’s murder. Determined to solve the cold case, Roxy turns amateur sleuth, using her amazing photographic memory. Her relationship with handsome detective Kyle grows closer as they uncover shocking secrets. When the killer takes Roxy captive, she must use her wits to survive. “Suspense, humor, rapier wit, and a heaping helping of warmth and unexpected plot twists. We loved it!” Pages & Paws – 5-Star Book Review
THE VOYAGEURS DUOLOGY:
Mist O'er the Voyageur and Song for the Hunter
By Naomi Musch
Mist: Brigitte Marchal would rather flee Montreal than marry her cruel suitor, but her disguise as a voyageur doesn’t hide her long. Crossing the Great Lakes at the questionable mercy of swarthy protector René Dufour, Brigitte struggles with faith, mysticism, and who to trust in the rugged, unfamiliar country. Song: When Métis hunter Bemidii Marchal kills a merchant’s son in self-defense, he flees to an island fort on Lake Superior. There he encounters Camilla Bonnet, a French-Canadian beauty. Feelings grow between them, until Bemidii’s secret is exposed. Now the truth threatens to steal Camilla’s love—and demand Bemidii’s life.