Fun In The Sun Reads
THE QUILTING CIRCLE
Historical Romance Series
By Mary Davis
THE WIDOW’S PLIGHT (Book1) – Will a secret clouding a single mother’s past cost Lily her loved ones?
THE DAUGHTER’S PREDICAMENT (Book2) *SELAH & WRMA Finalist* – As Isabelle’s romance prospects turn in her favor, a family scandal derails her dreams.
THE DAMSEL’S INTENT (Book3) *SELAH Winner* – Nicole heads down the mountain to fetch herself a husband. Can she learn to be enough of a lady to snag the handsome rancher?
THE DÉBUTANTE’S SECRET (Book4) – Complications arise when a fancy French lady steps off the train and into Deputy Montana’s arms.
THE LADY’S MISSION (Book5) *2023 SELAH Finalist* – Will Cordelia abandon her calling for love?
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.
MONTANA GOLD series
By Janalyn Voigt
1. Hills of Nevermore: A young widow and a circuit preacher both come to terms with their secret pasts.
2. Cheyenne Sunrise: A disillusioned woman has no choice but to trust her wagon train's half-Cheyenne trail guide.
3. Stagecoach to Liberty: A captive Hessian woman decides whether to rely upon a mysterious stranger.
4. The Forever Sky: Circumstances throw together a widowed mother and the man who broke her heart.
5. The Promise Tree: A preacher’s daughter shouldn't encourage a troublemaker, never mind what her foolish heart desires.
6. The Whispering Wind: A woman facing spinsterhood struggles to forget the one man she can’t have.
TRICKS AND TREACHERY
By Sherri Stewart
Was she her sister’s keeper? Leah was all the family Brynn Kingston had left, and she’d made that promise to her mother before she passed away to take care of her little sister. But when she learned Leah was engaged to a man she’d met online—a man who probably didn’t exist at least in the form he presented online—Brynn knew she had to expose the scammer before her sister’s small nest egg was gone. But then she met him face-to-face. Best-laid plans.
DIAL S FOR SECOND CHANCES
By Linda Shenton Matchett
Can years of hurt and misunderstanding be transformed into a second chance at love? Jade Williams agrees to be on the high school reunion committee because the-one-that-got-away is out of the country and won’t be home in time to attend the festivities. Now, he’s not only home but joined the committee. Is it too late to back out or can she set aside forty-five years of regret and pretend she isn’t to blame for her broken heart?
By Terrie Todd
“If you are looking for an intriguing story that you can’t put down, look no further. The author weaves the stories of various individuals into a beautiful tapestry centered around a beloved portrait which became a jigsaw puzzle.” (from an Amazon reviewer)
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.
HUNT FOR A HOMETOWN KILLER
By Mary Dodge Allen
2022 Christian Indie Award Winner, First Place – Mystery Suspense
2022 Angel Award Winner – Mystery Suspense
While Roxy is working her mail route, a sinkhole opens up, uncovering the car used in her husband’s murder, years earlier. Roxy turns amateur sleuth, using her photographic memory to piece together clues, and her relationship with the town’s handsome detective grows close. When the killer takes Roxy captive, she must use her wits to survive.
HEAVEN INSPIRED BRIDAL COLLECTION
By Kimberly Grist
Follow six mail-order brides traveling west from the hills of Tennessee. Will their quest lead them to love and happiness underneath the Texas sky?
Travel back in time as six brave young women bound by their experience surviving a Yellow Fever epidemic leave the hills of Tennessee and travel West as mail-order brides. Fans of Western historical romance set in the late 19th century will root for each potential bride as she starts her adventure, seeking refuge and a chance for a new life.
A COUNTERFEIT BETROTHAL
By Denise Weimer
At the farthest Georgia outpost this side of hostile Creek Territory, Jared Lockridge serves his country as a scout to redeem his father’s botched heritage. Then he comes across a burning cabin and a traumatized woman just widowed by a fatal shot. Lame in one foot, Esther has always known she is secondhand goods, but the gentle carpenter-turned-scout draws out her heart…though his is already pledged to another. His family’s love offers hope even as violence erupts along the frontier—and Jared’s investigation into local incidents brings danger to their doorstep.
By Naomi Craig
As tragedy ravages the camp, can She’erah step up and complete the outpost? She’erah is an architect trying to leave her mark in a man’s world. She knows she is worthy of the task, but her clan is skeptical. Acts of sabotage threaten the construction and the shaky foundation of She’erah’s pride. It’s up to She’erah to break generations of rivalry, distrust, and jealousy—if she can learn to rely on the strengths and abilities of those around her to help. Will she learn to trust God and others before her life’s legacy comes crumbling down around her?
By Donna Schlachter
Claire Wallace flees New York in 1894—as far from her dead father's mafia family as she can. But apparently, even two thousand miles isn't far enough. Toby Gilbert, an undercover Pinkerton’s agent, places an ad for a wife as part of his cover. He has no intention of falling in love for real. What happens when Claire's father's associates come looking for her, including her in her father’s contract? And what happens when Toby's plans fall by the wayside? Will he love her by laying down his life? Or does God have other plans?
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.”