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An Amish Schoolroom

An Amish Schoolroom

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Three charming stories of new school years and new romance.

A Class for Laurel by Amy Clipston

Adventurous Laurel Weaver leaves Pennsylvania to answer a newspaper ad for a teaching position in Colorado. She stays with handsome Glen Troyer's family, and they become close. However, she never intended to stay in Colorado, and his family doesn't approve of her outgoing ways. Now she can't bear to think of leaving Glen and her beloved students, but she's beginning to feel like she's out of options. Will Laurel and Glen push through the obstacles and fight for love?

A Lesson on Love by Kathleen Fuller

Priscilla Helmuth left her Amish community twelve years ago to pursue her dream of being a country singer, but she's missed her faith and her family. Now, she's moving to Birch Creek to be a schoolteacher. Micah Wagler recently moved there as well to put the past behind him. As the community comes together to build a new schoolhouse, Priscilla and Micah are thrown together. They bond over their love of music, but soon it appears that Priscilla's dreams of fame just might be coming true. She has to give up something, and Micah worries that it will be their faith . . . and his heart.

Wendy's Twenty Reasons by Shelley Shepard Gray

Wendy Schwartz is used to people underestimating her, but she's sure she can be a great teacher. Unfortunately, it's a disaster not long after she starts, and soon her job is in jeopardy. To make matters more complicated, she worries that she's falling for the son of the older couple she's boarding with. Lewis Weaver knows he shouldn't have a romantic relationship with a tenant, but he can't help but be drawn to Wendy. When a dangerous ice storm traps Wendy in the schoolroom with her students, uncomfortable truths will have to be faced by the town that just might change the future for everyone.

  • Sweet Amish novellas with happily-ever-afters
  • Book length: 75,000 words
  • Includes discussion questions for book clubs
  • Gold in These Hills

    Gold in These Hills

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    One wild and mysterious ghost town. Two second-chance love stories. And the century-old legacy that binds them together.

    Upon arriving in Kenworthy, California, mail-order bride Juniper Cohen is met by the pounding of the gold mine, an untamable landscape, and her greatest surprise of all: the kind and loving man who awaits her. But when the mine proves empty of profit, and when Juniper's husband, John, vanishes, Juniper is left to fend for herself and her young daughter in the dwindling boomtown that is now her home.

    Juniper pens letters to her husband but fears she is waiting on a ghost. Perhaps worse, rumors abound claiming the man she loves could be an outlaw. Surviving in a ghost town requires trusting the kindness of a few remaining souls, including the one who can unlock the mystery of her husband's disappearance--and Juniper's survival depends not only upon these friends but also the strength of heart she must fight to maintain.

    Present day. Trying to escape the heartache of his failed marriage, Johnny Sutherland throws himself into raising his children and restoring a hundred-year-old abandoned farmhouse in what was once known as Kenworthy, California, in the San Jacinto Mountains. While exploring its secrets he uncovers Juniper's letters and is moved by the handwritten accounts that bear his name--and as a love story from the past touches his own world, Johnny might discover yet that hope and resilience go hand in hand.

    With The Gold in These Hills, acclaimed and beloved author Joanne Bischof returns with an absorbing masterpiece of faith, perseverance, and love that changes the course of history.

  • Inspirational fiction with historical and contemporary timelines
  • Stand-alone novel
  • Book length: 93,000 words
  • Includes discussion questions for book clubs and a note from the author
  • Her Every Move

    Her Every Move

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    He's a cop trying to stop a serial bomber. And she'll stop at nothing to clear her own name.

    When a deadly bomb goes off during a climate change debate, librarian and event coordinator Jackie Santoro becomes the prime suspect. Her motive, according to Detective Avery Wick: to avenge the suicide of her prominent father, who was accused of crimes by a city councilman attending the event.

    Though Avery has doubts about Jackie's guilt, he can't exonerate her even after an extremist group takes responsibility for the bombing and continues to attack San Antonio's treasured public spaces.

    As Jackie tries to hold her shattered family together, she has no choice but to proceed with plans for the Caterina Ball, the library system's biggest annual fundraiser. But she also fears the event provides the perfect opportunity for the bomber to strike again.

    Despite their mistrust, Jackie and Avery join forces to unmask the truth--before the death toll mounts even higher.

    Bestseller Kelly Irvin is back with a nail-biting romantic suspense where nothing is certain until the very last page.

    Praise for Her Every Move

    "A gripping story that will have you on the edge of your seat until 'The End.'"--Patricia Bradley, author of The Logan Point Series, Memphis Cold Case Novels, Natchez Trace Parkway Rangers series

    "Explosive, tender, and races all the way through!"--Jennifer Graeser Dornbush, author, screenwriter, and forensic specialist

  • Stand-alone romantic suspense
  • Full-length novel, approximately 90,000 words
  • Includes discussion questions for book clubs
  • Make You Feel My Love

    Make You Feel My Love

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    One broken woman. One lost man. And the long-buried secrets tying them together.

    After escaping an abusive relationship, Chelsea Spencer flees to Chickadee Creek--the town where her great aunt Rosemary owns a quaint little antique shop. There, Chelsea plans to help with the shop as her aunt heals from an accident--and perhaps find some healing of her own.

    Liam Chandler was one film away from a leading role when his brother Jacob was stricken with cancer. After spending the last months of Jacob's life with him in Boise, Liam heads to the vacation home he built outside of Chickadee Creek to get his life and his faith back on track.

    While working to clean out a storage room in the antique shop, Chelsea finds an old violin. Aunt Rosemary says she may have the instrument, but they soon learn it is very valuable and once belonged to Cora Chandler, Liam's great-great-grandmother.

    Drawn together by the old violin and stories from the past, Chelsea and Liam begin to find answers for their present and the future God has in store for them.

    The Water Keeper ( A Murphy Shepherd Novel #1 )

    The Water Keeper ( A Murphy Shepherd Novel #1 )

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    A riveting story of heroism, heartache, and the power of love to heal all wounds.

    Murphy Shepherd is a man with many secrets. He lives alone on an island, tending the grounds of a church with no parishioners, and he's dedicated his life to rescuing those in peril. But as he mourns the loss of his mentor and friend, Murph himself may be more lost than he realizes.

    When he pulls a beautiful woman named Summer out of Florida's Intracoastal Waterway, Murph's mission to lay his mentor to rest at the end of the world takes a dangerous turn. Drawn to Summer, and desperate to find her missing daughter, Murph is pulled deeper and deeper into the dark and dangerous world of modern-day slavery.

    With help from some unexpected new friends, including a faithful Labrador he plucks from the ocean and an ex-convict named Clay, Murph must race against the clock to locate the girl before he is consumed by the secrets of his past--and the ghosts who tried to bury them.

    With Charles Martin's trademark lyricism and poignant prose, The Water Keeper is at once a tender love story, a heartrending search for freedom, and a reminder that the needs of the one outweigh those of the ninety-nine.

    Praise for The Water Keeper:

    "I'm telling you, it's an action-packed, classic Charles Martin romance novel unlike anything I've ever read. And remember . . . the day you pick up this book is the day you become temporarily unavailable to the world." --Charlie Martin, son of Charles Martin

    "Charles Martin fans rejoice, because he's done it again . . . a multilayered story woven together with grace and redemption, and packed tight with tension and achingly real characters." --Lauren Denton, USA TODAY bestselling author of The Hideaway

    "In The Water Keeper Charles Martin crafts a compelling story with skill and sensitivity. Open the pages of this book and you'll enter the world of characters caught up in a real-life drama that grips the heart. As with all of Charles's books you never finish it--you continue to live there in your own imagination. Current fans won't be disappointed; new readers will understand why Charles Martin is on the short list of contemporary authors I recommend above all others." --Robert Whitlow, bestselling author

    • Part of The Murphy Shepherd novels:
    • Book 1: The Water Keeper
    • Book 2: The Letter Keeper (available June 2021)
    • Full-length novel (c. 110,000 words)
    • Includes Discussion Questions for Book Clubs
    • Also by Charles Martin: The Mountain Between Us, Send Down the Rain, Long Way Gone, When Crickets Cry
    Trial and Error

    Trial and Error

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    A small-town lawyer has been searching for his daughter for eighteen years. Now another young woman is missing, and he's determined to find them both--no matter the cost.

    Buddy Smith built his law practice around tracking down missing children. After all, he knows the agony of being separated from a child. Not long after his daughter's birth, her mother ran away and Buddy never saw either one again.

    Gracie Blaylock has known Buddy her entire life, and now that she is clerk of court for the county, their paths cross frequently. When Gracie hears that a teenager in town has gone missing, she knows Buddy is the one for the case.

    The girl's parents are desperate for answers. Together with Gracie and Mayleah--the new detective in town--Buddy chases all leads, hoping to reach the missing teen before it's too late. And as he pursues one girl, he uncovers clues that could bring him closer to the girl he thought he lost forever: his own daughter.

    Master legal writer Robert Whitlow will keep you guessing in this gripping legal drama while reminding you of the power of God's restoration.

    • Stand-alone legal drama
    • Full-length novel at approximately 120,000 words
    • Includes discussion questions for book clubs
    Woman in Shadow

    Woman in Shadow

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    Award-winning author Carrie Stuart Parks combines her expertise as a forensic artist with her talent for crafting a gripping story in this page-turning web of light and shadow.

    A woman off the grid.

    Darby Graham thinks she's on a much-needed vacation in remote Idaho to relax. But before she even arrives at the ranch, an earthquake strikes. Then a barn on the edge of town is engulfed in flames and strange problems at the ranch begin to escalate, and Darby finds herself immersed in a chilling mystery.

    A town on fire.

    More fires erupt around town, and a serial arsonist sends taunting letters to the press after each. As a forensic linguist, this is Darby's area of expertise . . . but the scars her work has caused her are also the reason she's trying to escape her life.

    A growing darkness.

    As the shadows continue moving in, pieces of the town around her come into sharper focus. To make it out alive, Darby must decide if she can trust the one man who sees her clearly.

    Praise for Woman in Shadow

    "Unique, witty, and hilarious, Carrie's voice shines throughout Woman in Shadow. The perfect mix of intrigue, mystery and danger, this is most definitely a book for my keeper shelf." --Dani Pettrey, bestselling author of the Coastal Guardians series

  • Full-length, stand-alone suspense novel
  • Award-winning, bestselling author
  • Also by Carrie Stuart Parks: Relative Silence, Fragments of Fear, Formula of Deception, and A Cry from the Dust
  • Includes discussion questions for book clubs