More About A Vast and Gracious Tide

More About A Vast and Gracious Tide

More About The Christmas Baby

More About The Christmas Baby

More About The Bachelor's Unexpected Family

More About The Bachelor's Unexpected Family

More About The Deputy's Perfect Match

More About The Deputy's Perfect Match

More About Matchmaker Brides

More About Matchmaker Brides

More About American Heiress Brides

More About American Heiress Brides

More About Rails to Love

More About Rails to Love


More About Falling for the Single Dad

More About Falling for the Single Dad


More About Coast Guard Sweetheart

More About Coast Guard Sweetheart


More About The Stronghold

More About The Stronghold



More About Lassoed by Marriage

More About Lassoed by Marriage


More About Beyond the Cherokee Trail

More About Beyond the Cherokee Trail



More About Coast Guard Courtship

More About Coast Guard Courtship


More About Vines of Entanglement

About Vines of Entanglement


More About Under A Turquoise Sky

About Under A Turquoise Sky




More About Beneath A Navajo Moon

About Beneath A Navajo Moon


More About Aloha Rose

About Aloha Rose



More About Carolina Reckoning

About Carolina Reckoning



A Vast and Gracious Tide

Due to the ravages of war, Caden Wallis suffered several devastating blows that left him reeling. He arrives on the Outer Banks for one final mission--to return a quilt given to him while recuperating. McKenna Dockery knows all about loss. She shipped the quilt to the military hospital after the tragic death of her fiancé. McKenn and Caden must work together to bring a killer to justice. Or no one will be safe in the tangled web of greed and deceit lurking in the tidal marshlands.

Published by: Gilead Publishing
ISBN-13: 978-1683700944



The Christmas Baby

Mistletoe Mommy 

Anna Reyes is pregnant and widowed, and a Christmas homecoming isn’t so simple. Reuniting with her best friend, Ryan Savage, makes it easier—even though she knows he’ll soon be leaving their small coastal hometown. After putting his career on hold for his family’s business, Ryan’s finally ready to pursue his goals. But as he and Anna work to make the holidays special for a group of at-risk kids, Ryan wonders if he can give up one dream for another. They’re determined to make this a Christmas to remember, but can Ryan and Anna also make their holiday family last forever?

Published by: Love Inspired
ISBN-13: 978-0373623181



The Bachelor's Unexpected Family

Second Chance Family 

Young widow Kristina Montgomery moves to Kiptohanock, Virginia, hoping it will give her and her teenage son, Gray, a fresh start. She longs for the peace and quiet only a small town can provide. But her plans are thwarted by her new neighbor, Canyon Collier, a former Coast Guard pilot and a crop duster. Gray is instantly drawn to the pilot and his teenage niece, Jade—and Kristina's not far behind. She and Canyon are soon bonding over parenting their charges and their spark becomes undeniable. Could it be that the spirited pilot is just what Kristina needs to teach her heart to soar again?

Published by: Love Inspired
ISBN-13: 9780373623006


The Deputy's Perfect Match

His Librarian Sweetheart 

Still nursing old heartache, deputy sheriff Charlie Pruitt vowed he'd never get close to another woman again. But that's easier said than done when librarian Evy Shaw arrives in his small coastal Virginia town with a secret—one Charlie's determined to uncover. When Charlie joins Evy's all-female book club, he gets more than he anticipated when the romantic reads stoke a real attraction to Evy. Falling for the pretty librarian wasn't part of the plan, but when the truth behind Evy's suspicious behavior comes to light, will love be enough to bind them together?

Published by: Love Inspired
ISBN-13: 9780373622641



The Matchmaker Brides Collection

Playing Possum novella

Meet nine women of the late 1800s who have found themselves in the role of matchmaker. They think they have mastered the art of recognizing romantic potential in others, but when it comes to their own lives they have been unlucky in love. In small communities from Tennessee to Colorado, Wyoming to Indiana, love unexpectedly enters the women’s lives with men they never imagined marrying. But what will it take to get these ladies to say “I do”?

Published by: Barbour Books
ISBN-13: 9781634099547



The American Heiress Brides Collection

The Heiress and the Homesteader novella

Meet nine young women in America between 1866 and 1905 who have been blessed by fortunes made in gold, silver, industry, ranching, and banking. But when it comes to love, each woman struggles to find true love within a society where “first comes money, second comes marriage.” What kind of man can they trust with their greatest treasure—their hearts?

Published by: Barbour Books
ISBN-13: 9781634099974




Rails to Love Romance Collection

Last Stop Cordelia novella

Journey the Transcontinental Railroad along with nine unlikely couples who encounter all the dangers and disappointments of traveling the rails in the late 1800s. From sight-seeing excursions to transports toward new lives, from orphan trains to circus trains, can romances develop into blazing love in a world of cold, hard steel?

A rail worker rescues a female reporter from an Indian raid. He thinks with his head while she thinks with her heart. Bridging a continent in the adventure of the century, can these two stubborn individuals find happiness together?

Published by: Barbour Books
ISBN-13: 9781634098649



Falling for the Single Dad

Finding Her Way Home

After fifteen years away, Dr. Caroline Duer is nervous about returning to her hometown. The veterinarian might be able to save stranded sea turtles, but she can't convince her dad of her good intentions. And when Caroline meets darling Izzie Clark, she encounters similar suspicion from the young girl's father. Former coast guard commander Weston Clark had his life upended by Izzie's mother. He won't go through the same pain again. But Izzie isn't the only one tumbling head over heels for the enigmatic Caroline. And if she can release the pain of the past, she just might be the missing piece Weston and his daughter have been searching for.

Published by: Love Inspired
ISBN-13: 9780373719785



Coast Guard Sweetheart

Second Chance Sailor 

When Coast Guard officer Sawyer Kole is stationed again in Kiptohanock, Virginia, he's ready to prove to Honey Duer that he's a changed man—and the right man for her. But it's not smooth sailing when a hurricane blows their way. To save the family inn she's restored to perfection, Honey will ride out the storm.

But can she handle the turbulence of seeing Sawyer again? Years ago he walked away, taking her dreams of love. Now as Hurricane Zelda barrels down, Honey may have no choice but to trust Sawyer to save her life and—just maybe—her heart.

Published by: Love Inspired
ISBN-13: 9780373719556



The Stronghold

A serial killer with cartel ties stalks his prey by the light of the super moon.

Drug violence, revenge killings, and kidnapping are nothing new along the U.S.-Mexican border. But now teenage girls are disappearing from the Apache reservations of Arizona and New Mexico.

Apache tribal cop Pilar To-Clanny and FBI Special Agent Alex Torres have a long and tumultuous history. When someone close to them disappears, Pilar and Alex must risk everything to rescue the child, including facing the unresolved issues of the past, and venture into the no-man’s land of the drug cartels.

Can Pilar and Alex work together to stop a sadistic killer before he strikes again? On a quest to rescue those they love, who will rescue them?

Published by: Abingdon Press
ISBN-13: 9781426795480


The Lassoed by Marriage Romance Collection
Mule Dazed novella

Hattie Brimfield’s had it with her high-handed, overprotective brothers. So she runs away from the family ranch and straight into trouble due to a series of unfortunate miscommunications involving the Mule Days celebration of 1885 in Hitching Post, Montana.

Sheriff Braxton Cashel isn't about to let this newcomer get away with making a mockery of the proud, if slightly quirky, nuptial festivities involving mules, brides, and the town whose only claim to fame is its name, Hitching Post. And he’s absolutely not about to allow this feisty, winsome gal to get under his skin much less in his heart—until a late spring blizzard traps them overnight in the town jail and Hattie’s brothers show up the next day to demand a shotgun wedding to protect the honor of their beloved baby sister.

Published by: Barbour Books
ISBN-13: 9781634091206


Beyond the Cherokee Trail

180 years may not be long enough to heal the wounds
of the past…

When Linden Birchfield arrives in the Snowbird Cherokee community to organize the 180th commemoration of the Trail of Tears, she runs head on—literally—into arrogant, former army sniper Walker Crowe. A descendant of the Cherokee who evaded deportation by hiding in the rugged Snowbird Mountains, Walker believes no good can result from stirring up the animosity between his people and the white Appalachian residents whose ancestors looted the tribal lands so long ago.

Though at odds over the commemoration, Linden and Walker must unite against an unseen threat to derail the festival. Together they face an adversary whose implacable hatred can be traced to the events of the Trail, a dark chapter in America’s westward expansion. Walker must thwart the enemy who threatens the modern-day inhabitants of tiny Cartridge Cove—and targets the woman who has captured his heart.

Published by: Abingdon Press
ISBN-13: 9781501800580


Coast Guard Courtship

A Seaside Romance  

Coast Guard Officer Braeden Scott's life is all about freedom and adventure. Being assigned to a tiny Virginia coastal village is the last thing he wants. But thanks to a feisty redhead, he's soon discovering the charms of a small-town life.

Amelia Duer is all about home and hearth. Taking care of others is her whole world. As Braeden spends more time with her and her nephew, his hopes for a family begin to resurface. Could Amelia prove to be the anchor this charming Coastie needs to stop wandering and create a home for good?

Published by: Love Inspired
ISBN-13: 9780373879540


Vines of Entanglement

A tangled web of lies characterizes the life Laura Mabry has built for herself and her son after the tragic death of her husband.

Past experience has taught Lumbee homicide detective Jon Locklear that he can't trust Laura. Especially after she finds a young girl's body on Raleigh's Greenway. Jon back in her life is Laura’s worst nightmare...and her fondest dream come true.

But old habits—like old loves—die hard. And when the killer threatens Laura and her son, Jon may be the only one who can save her.

Laura must face her deepest fears and unravel the lies of her past before she and her son become the Greenway Killer’s next victims.

Published by: Abingdon Press
ISBN-13: 9781426795442


Under A Turquoise Sky

Secrets and danger hide deep in the canyons and arroyos of the Navajo nation.

Aaron Matthews hides the only witness to a cartel execution, Kailyn Eudailey, in the safest place he knows—the vast wilderness of the Navajo Nation.

On the run from Charlotte to Shiprock, sparks fly. An unlikely alliance is born between a no-nonsense federal agent and a highmaintenance Southern belle with a frou-frou pooch. “That dog’s coyote food,” Aaron warns Kailyn.

He warns her about a lot of things that could get them killed if she doesn’t follow WITSEC protocol.

Problem is—nobody warned him to guard his heart.

Aaron’s broken past and Kailyn’s explosive present are on a fast-paced, collision course in this brilliant plot-twisting suspense about murder and mercy, loss an love under a turquoise sky.

Published by: Abingdon Press
ISBN-13: 9781426758027


Beneath A Navajo Moon

What happens when love and danger collide deep in the heart of the Navajo Nation?

The search for a woman who disappeared in 1906 leads cultural anthropologist Erin Dawson to Cedar Canyon, where iconic red rock canyons keep Navajo traditions—and criminal evidence— well hidden.

When Erin crosses paths with tribal policeman Adam Silverhorn, it’s hardly love at first sight. Thrust into a common quest to rout an insidious drug cartel on the reservation, they must rely on each other for survival.

Published by: Abingdon Press
ISBN-13: 9781426757990


Aloha Rose – Quilts of Love Series #12

When Laney Carrigan’s adoptive parents encourage her as an adult to seek out her birth family, her only clue is the Lokelani quilt in which she was found wrapped as an infant. Centering her search on the Big Island, she battles fears of rejection from a family that abandoned her once before while her faith struggles to embrace God's love.

Along the path to her true heritage, she meets Hawaiian cowboy/helicopter pilot, Kai Barnes. Kai is determined to protect the people he’s come to regard as family against a woman he suspects of being nothing more than a gold-digger, but he finds himself drawn to Laney in spite of his reservations. He's spent his entire life seeking forgiveness from past mistakes and longs for a second chance at happiness. Laney’s painstaking journey to find restoration and a place to belong among the breathtaking allure of the Big Island will lead her closer to her past and maybe even something more.

Published by: Abingdon Press
ISBN-13: 9781426752735


Carolina Reckoning

Alison Monaghan wasn’t surprised by what she found in her husband’s coat pocket . . . until she becomes the chief suspect in his murder.

Detective Mike Barefoot, a Cherokee native from the Blue Ridge Mountains of NC, immediately puts Alison at the top of his suspect list, but against his better judgment, he is drawn to her and to her two teenage children.

Alison must launch her own investigation to bring her husband’s
murderer to justice, before she and her children become the
killer’s next victims.

Published by: Abingdon Press
ISBN-13: 9781426757976

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