How to help a fatherless little boy deal with painful memories? Widowed mother Catherine Walker hopes a fresh start and a new home on Nantucket Island is the answer. But when she hires a handsome carpenter to help with renovations, she soon discovers that Nathan Clay's tool set also includes a smile maker. Suddenly her son is happier. And so is she. Yet Nathan has a painful past of his own, one that may keep them apart. Unless they can both rebuild their hearts and lives.
GUESTS AT THE WEDDINGWatching her best friend get married, lovely widow Samantha Reynolds wondered if she'd ever speak those solemn vows again. Though wary, part of her still longed for a husband and family. But it would take a very special man for Samantha to trust her heart once moreFrom the moment minister Brad Matthews saw Samantha at the wedding, he wanted to be the husband of her dreams. But Samantha had a devastating secret and, once revealed, Brad would face the greatest challenge of his... more info>>
After giving up a high-powered corporate job, mom-to-be Kelsey Anderson decides to follow her dream. She moves to her late grandmother's lake house and decides to open a quilting shop in town. Then former army doctor Luke Turner moves in next door. The war-weary man stirs feelings in Kelsey that soon make her rethink all her plans. But she has some hard decisions to make, and worries if Luke will ever accept her and her baby. Kelsey must come to terms with the past, and trust there's a future wi... more info>>
After uprooting her teenage son from their small town to the big city, single mom Tess Lockwood discovers that Bruce has fallen in with a gang of troublemakers at school and she finds herself paying a visit to the principal's office. But the rugged man behind the desk is not what she expected.Handsome ex-cop turned educator Mitch Jackson has a mission to help all the kids at his school. But the vulnerable Tess gives him another reason to help Bruce. She touches a place deep inside him stirring u... more info>>
Since the death of his wife, Dr. Adam Wright had his hands full practicing medicine and trying to raise his willful eleven-year-old daughter alone. What Adam needed was some divine intervention. And when Clare Randall appeared on their doorstep, he knew she was the answer to his prayers. To inherit a legacy from her beloved aunt Jo, their dear old friend, the petite blonde had agreed to be Nicole's nanny for free. Deep in his soul, Adam hoped the fragile beauty could be the one to help breach th... more info>>
ONE SPECIAL CHRISTMASIt started with her daughter's tummy aches. But Dr. Eric Carlson has more than medicine to offer Kate Nolan. First, he finds a babysitter for the single mom's little girl. Next, he'll mend Kate's tattered heart...just in time for Christmas.HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYSSparks fly every time Nick Sinclair encounters Laura Taylor, yet the skittish widow holds Nick at arm's length. Her past has shaken her trust in God...and in love. But a leap of faith could win her a Christmas treasure... more info>>
His Nantucket neighbor is trying to fix him up with Marci Clay? First of all, Dr. Christopher Morgan doesn't date. Not since his last relationship ended in tragedy. And second, he and the pretty waitress with the secretive past come from two different worlds. Worlds that he will not let collide during the few weeks she has left on the island. Besides, Marci seems as wary of him as he is of her. Until he discovers a special cure for the sadness in her emerald green eyes: a heaping dose of faith, ... more info>>
When city girl Morgan Williams arrived in Seaside, Maine, on Christmas Eve, to claim the cottage she'd inherited, she came face-to-face with the handsomest man she'd ever seen. But looks weren't the only thing that Grant Kincaid had to offer. And when he enlisted Morgan's help to raise money for Good Shepherd Camp for troubled kids, she realized there were more important things in life than expensive cars and fancy clothes. Soon Morgan was yearning for a different life...one that included faith ... more info>>
SHE SEEMED TO HAVE IT ALLAmy Winter was a top-notch TV reporter who thought work was all she needed to make her happy. Until handsome attorney Cal Richards walked into Amy's life. Suddenly he had her questioning everything she'd ever believed in-and everything she hadn't.EXCEPT A WAY HOMEAll Cal wanted was a simple life in the glorious mountains of his childhood. And he soon realized spunky Amy was the one God intended him to share it with. But how could he make her see that there was more to li... more info>>
He's an officer...but is he a gentleman? Not if you ask feisty single mom Kate MacDonald! Everything about Lieutenant Craig Cole, Nantucket's new Coast Guard commander, rubs her the wrong way. Worse, everyone else is smitten with the man--including Kate's four-year-old daughter. Local gossip reveals that Craig has saved many in the line of duty. He's a true hero. Kate doesn't want to like him--she certainly doesn't want to love him--but Craig's quiet honor could win her heart after all.
Businessman Dies Of Boredom In One-Stoplight Town.... Not even that headline--however true--would save the Oak Hill Gazette. Mark Campbell had been sent to the tiny Missouri town with one goal: to convince Abby Warner to sell her family's financially troubled newspaper to his conglomerate. Then he'd head back to the city and never look back. But it turned out there was much more to Oak Hill than jaywalking chickens and one-hundred-year-old residents. There was beautiful, gutsy Abby. And the way ... more info>>
After losing her photographer fiancé in an act of violence overseas, reporter Caroline James sought solace in home and family in St. Louis. Hoping to heal her shattered life, she threw herself into work at a local newspaper. Then David Sloan walked into her office….Since the day he'd met her—as his brother's fiancée—David had secretly cared for Caroline. Surely the Lord had led him back to Caroline for a purpose…to help each other past their mutual tragedy and to learn to live and love again.
His orphaned niece and nephew are depending on Clay Adams. This commitment-phobe substitute dad needs help, and he needs it fast! Nanny Cate Shepard comes to his rescue just in the nick of time. Cate is no stranger to tragedy, and her deep, abiding faith has led her through her darkest days. With God's help, her kindness and nurturing can heal the children...but what about Clay? Will this father in the making abandon his lone-wolf ways to give Cate and the children the forever family they deser... more info>>
It Was A Shocking Proposal.... But Cara Martin had to say yes. After a frightening ordeal, she needed a safe haven, and her estranged husband, Dr. Sam Martin, offered to share his home. *Live* with Sam? The man she'd married had become a stranger long before their separation had broken her heart. Yet when she arrived in his small Missouri town, Cara discovered the workaholic surgeon had become a general doc who cared about people ... cared about her. Could they possibly love, honor and cherish e... more info>>
MAGGIE HAD LEARNED HER LESSONOnce upon a time, sensible Maggie Fitzgerald was a starry-eyed romantic. She'd loved Jake West from their first trembling teenage kiss, when he'd vowed to make her his wife. And she'd built her future on Jake's broad shoulders, never imagining another endingBut Jake had left town, and Maggie had made a life for herself and two orphaned nieces without him. Until Jake miraculously happened upon her remote inn, ardent to make amends-and finally claim Maggie as his. Forg... more info>>
FROM HEAVEN TO HELLThree years ago, married father Scott Mitchell had everything a man could want. Then, in a blinding instant, a fateful error in judgment shattered his perfect world. Yet through the long years in prison, Scott found his faith-even as his estranged wife was losing hers.TO HEAVEN AGAIN?Consumed by grief, Jess had never intended her path to cross Scott's again. Now he was back, asking her forgiveness-and more. He wanted to rebuild their lives together. Yet how could she put her t... more info>>
"Never say goodbye": A tragic accident had destroyed Scott Mitchell's perfect world. His sin had cost him his child, his freedom--and the love and trust of his wife, Jess. After prison Scott was a changed man, but would his faith be enough to heal Jess's shattered heart and gain her forgiveness? "Crossroads": Summoned to the school principal's office, single mom Tess Lockwood was surprised to find a handsome man behind the desk. Cop turned educator Mitch Jackson wanted to help--and began to beli... more info>>
To lessen the pain of his wife's death, Keith Michaels headed cross-country. Yet though he had reached the Pacific Northwest, he still felt broken, empty and alone. When a sudden storm stranded him on Orcas Island, he sought refuge with the local widow, who was no elderly matron, but a reclusive young woman. What was it about shy Jill Whelan and her charming cottage that made Keith want to stop his wandering ways? Did faith and love await him at Rainbow's End?
After surviving a devastating tragedy, combat reporter Nate Garrison returns to the only place that ever felt like home: Starfish Bay. But his reunion with lovely Lindsey Collier is nothing like he'd imagined. The sad-eyed widow who runs the mercantile was once the girl who made young Nate dream-of a future, of family ties and deep roots. Now Lindsey avoids love, loss...and Nate, who finally understands that God has given him a second chance. With the help of a little boy and an entire community... more info>>
After her beloved aunt Jo passed away, sassy redhead A. J. Williams inherited her aunt's bookstore...and the store's handsome manager, Blake Williams. Like oil and water, A.J. and Blake didn't mix. A.J.'s motto had always been Go with the Flow, and God Will Lead the Way, while Blake lived a practical, conservative life. But they had to find a middle ground when they were forced to work together to solve a problem that could affect both their lives. Could their budding friendship - and a bit of d... more info>>
THE BEST GIFT Blake Williams owes everything to Jo, the woman who put him through school. And he won't let her flighty niece ruin the bookstore Jo left to her! Forced to work together, A.J. and Blake can't stand each other--right up until they can't stand to be apart. GIFT FROM THE HEART Burned by their pasts, Dr. Adam Wright and Clare Randall guard their hearts. Yet a legacy in Aunt Jo's will brings them together when Clare becomes nanny to Adam's daughter. The "temporary" arrangement grows in... more info>>
THE DAVIS LANDING OBSERVERTHE GOSSIP GURU…has more scandalous news about the beleaguered Hamilton family: Seems patriarch Wallace had an illegitimate child with someone well-known within the community. Does Mrs. Hamilton know about this?In other Hamilton news, daughter Amy recently hired old flame Bryan Healey to write for Nashville Living. Wonder how gracious the single dad will be in taking orders from the woman who broke his heart? But what eldest daughter wants, she gets. And Amy wants this ... more info>>
Once upon a time, sensible Maggie Fitzgerald was a starry-eyed romantic. She'd loved Jake West from their first trembling teenage kiss, when he'd vowed to make her his wife. And she'd built her future on Jake's broad shoulders, never imagining another ending....
But Jake had left town, and Maggie had made a life for herself and two orphaned nieces without him. Until Jake miraculously happened upon her remote inn, ardent to make amends...and finally claim Maggie as his. Forgiveness came easy, ... more info>>
He thought the big city was tough... Then former Chicago cop Justin Clay met his neighbor's rebellious teenaged nephew. Just like Justin, the boy had come to Nantucket to put his difficult past behind him. But while love-shy tea shop owner Heather Anderson is doing wonders for Justin's outlook, she's having trouble reaching the teen. Suddenly the man who didn't think he had anything to offer is helping a fractured family, and three fractured hearts, come together. And a world-weary cop is turni... more info>>
The widowed sheriff's daughter wanted just one thing: a mom. But the lady she'd set her sights on didn't consider herself mother or wife material. Christine Turner couldn't abide her attraction to handsome lawman Dale Lewis. She'd moved to Oak Hill for a fresh start, but no matter how much she wanted it, she didn't believe a family was in God's plan for her life. Dale decreed it a crime for such a lovely, kind woman to hide away on her farm. Especially when he wanted to make his daughter's dream... more info>>