It is 1945 and while England is once again at peace, it is a time of challenge. Returning soldiers are strangers to their families; women have managed to keep their families safe and fed on their own. When Rose meets Joe, a widowed airman with a young son, she gives them her friendship and gradually her heart. But when Rose's brother Freddie comes home from Germany with a pregnant wife, the woman is shunned by neighbours as the enemy. And Freddie has a secret which threatens to destroy Rose and Joe's relationship.
In a time for peace, the strength of Rose and Joe's love is tested. Can they sustain their love in such adversity and build a future together?
Hannah Yoder loves her quiet life on the banks of the Conestoga Creek. In 1842, this corner of Lancaster County is settled and peaceful--yet problems lurk beneath the placid façade. Hannah's father worries about the spread of liberal ideas from their Mennonite and Brethren neighbors. And Hannah blames herself for a tragedy that struck their home nine years ago. She strives to be the one person who can bind the threads of her family together in spite of her mother's ongoing depression and her sister's rejection of their family. But her world is threatening to unravel.When two young men seek her hand in marriage--one offering the home she craves and the other promising the adventure of following God's call west--Hannah must make a choice. Faithfully perform her duties to her family? Or defy her father and abandon her community?With a tender hand, Jan Drexler teases out the threads of a romance that will captivate readers in this brand-new Amish historical series.
Nikki Boyd Enters the Deadly World of Counterfeit Drugs to Find a Missing WomanNikki Boyd isn't usually called in on homicides; her forte is missing persons. But when a case with two murdered and two missing pops up on a quiet suburban street, she's ready to start the investigation and find missing homeowners Mac and Lucy Hudson. When the first clues lead her to the boat of her friend Tyler Grant--and another dead body--Nikki must untangle what ties Tyler to the Hudsons. The clues pull her into a deadly maze of counterfeit drugs and a killer who will stop at nothing to silence anyone who threatens his business--including Nikki.Christy Award-winning and bestselling author Lisa Harris puts readers right into the action in this fast-paced thriller that will have them turning pages long into the night.
Four romantic thrillers from the New York Times–bestselling author of the Jigsaw Files novels.The Chosen Reporter January De Lena believes the recent murders of homeless men in Washington, D.C., are all connected to a madman who calls himself “The Sinner.” In order to track him down, she teams up with homicide detective Benjamin North, but it will take more than a handsome cop to protect her when she finds herself in the killer’s path . . .Missing When Wes, a former POW struggling with PTSD, meets Ally in the mountains of West Virginia, it brings him back to life. But a neighbor is hiding a secret operation, and he’ll stop at nothing to keep Wes and Ally out of it—and to take Ally for his own.Sweet Baby Abandoned as a child and bounced from foster home to foster home, photojournalist Tory Lancaster has finally found someone to love in Brett Hooker, an investigator for the Oklahoma County DA’s Office. When a face from her past triggers a wave of unfamiliar memories, she’ll need Brett’s help if she hopes to learn the truth . . .The Perfect Lie CIA agent Jonah Slade has returned from undercover work in the jungles of South America to discover that his former lover has been killed in cold blood, her fifteen year-old-son has been kidnapped, and it’s all tied to his very dangerous line of work. To save the boy, he must face his past sins—and the woman he let get away.
Living in London's poorest slum, Mercy Wilkins has little hope of a better life. When she's offered an opportunity to join a bride ship sailing to British Columbia, she agrees. After witnessing so much painful heartache and loss in the slums, the bride ship is her only prospect to escape a bleak future, not only for herself but, she hopes, someday for her sister.Wealthy and titled Joseph Colville leaves home and takes to the sea in order to escape the pain of losing his family. As ship's surgeon, he's in charge of the passengers' welfare aboard the Tynemouth, including sixty brides-to-be. He has no immediate intention of settling down, but when Mercy becomes his assistant, the two must fight against a forbidden love. With hundreds of single men congregating on the shore eager to claim a bride from the Tynemouth, will Mercy and Joseph lose their chance at true love, or will they be able to overcome the obstacles that threaten to keep them apart?
A Tender, Poignant, and Heartwarming Glimpse into the Amish Migration West from PennsylvaniaMattie Schrock is no stranger to uprooting her life. Even as her father relocated her family from one Amish community to the next, she always managed to find a footing in their new homes. Now as the Schrock family plans to move west from Somerset County to a fledgling Amish settlement in Indiana, she looks forward to connecting with old friends who will be joining them from another Pennsylvania community--friends like Jacob Yoder, who has always held a special place in her heart.Since Mattie last saw Jacob, they've both grown into different people with different dreams. Jacob yearns to settle down, but Mattie can't help but dream of what may lie over the western horizon. When a handsome Englisher tempts her to leave the Amish behind to search for adventure in the West, will her pledge to Jacob be the anchor that holds her secure?Tender, poignant, and gentle, Mattie's Pledge offers readers a glimpse into Amish life in the 1840s--and into the yearning heart of a character they'll not soon forget.
As punishment for his recklessness, Private Bradley Willis is ordered to help a retired cavalry officer move a herd across Indian Territory. No one told him he'd be herding camels or that the captain's daughter would join them on the trail. Despite the mysterious incidents halting their progress, Bradley has to get this herd to Texas--or lose his commission.
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