HEAVEN HELP HERCory Luciuk couldn't forget her painful childhood-or forgive Matthew McKnight for his role in it. Now the man who stood for everything she loathed was back in her life, claiming to hold the key to Cory's future-and to finding her lost brothers. But even a vast inheritance couldn't buy everything she wanted.Immersed in the family law practice, consumed by long days and even longer nights, Matthew admired Cory's quiet faith and simple lifestyle. He prayed that God would now give him... more info>>
Luke Harris grew up without family. Now, it's all he wants. More so when he and his friendly dog move next door to widowed mom Janie Corbett and her three kids. For the first time, he can imagine hearing the pitter-patter of little feet in his own home. Listening to their bedtime prayers. Having a wife and children to call his own. But once-burned/twice-shy Janie won't say yes--unless Luke acknowledges his troubled past. With the help of one stubborn woman, three smart kids and a cherished Labra... more info>>
Handsome but restless Rick Ethier had no use for the stuffy family business, but when his grandfather laid an interesting proposition at his door, he found it hard to say no. If Rich could bring a faltering magazine around to profitability within a year, he'd be free to pursue his true interests.But Rick found an unexpected obstacle in Becky Ellison, the previous owner's daughter and the current editor of the magazine. Though she loved her job, she had yearned to write fiction - until a very neg... more info>>
FAITH, FRIENDSHIP AND FAIRY TALESThere had been a time when Kelsey Swain thought a man would come along who would take away her troubles and make her complete. Now she knew better. The struggling single mom could only count on herself-no matter what dashing Will Dempsey made her want to believe.There were a million reasons why Will shouldn't fall for his late friend's widow. The most important: Settling down with a ready-made family wasn't his style. But somehow he found himself wanting to show ... more info>>
A PLACE TO BELONGMiriam Spencer had left the "glamorous" New York fashion world to return to the small farming town where she was raised. Perhaps here, if only for a little while, she could find some of the meaning that was missing in her life.But coming home meant meeting Jake Steele, the man she'd never stopped loving. He was a widower now, with an adorable young daughter, and she longed to be part of both their lives. But what could she offer this man, whose roots were planted so deep in the... more info>>
From the moment veterinarian David Braun started working at his new office, determined vet tech Tracy Harris caught his eye. The more they worked together, the more he was attracted to her?and the more she retreated. David knew something was haunting Tracy?something from her past that made her wary. Yet when he saw her with a neglected neighborhood boy, Tracy was tender, caring and wonderful. He longed for her to show that side to him. For one precious moment she did?and David experienced her vu... more info>>
Living with three brothers has taught me what I don't want in a husband. "Guys" who can only converse about farming, welding and hockey won't cut it. And those who prefer a rodeo to a symphony or dusty jeans to a nice suit are not for me.Unfortunately, my hometown is full of guys just like my brothers. So I've been planning to move to the city for a fresh start. But now I'm having second thoughts. There's a new man in town…a churchgoer who's cultured, wears suits and, most important, is nothing ... more info>>
Veterinarian Cara Morrison is planning another walk down the aisle with her ex-fiancé--except she isn't the bride and rancher Nicholas Chapman isn't the groom. With their best friends' wedding looming, the last thing maid of honor Cara wants is to rekindle a romance with best man Nicholas. But when he needs her help to unravel the illness that's descending on his herd, she discovers that the sparks between her and Nicholas still burn bright. Is it possible to heal the wounds of the past and... more info>>
Jace Scholte used to be the town bad boy, a rebel who thought he had a cause. But when Jace fell for Dodie Westerveld, he changed and became a Christian. Instead of marrying him, though, Dodie ran away without a word, taking his heart with her. Now they're both back in town. But Dodie still won't talk about the past. When they're paired together on a fundraiser for a new crisis center, Jace is reminded of how much she meant to him. Helping Dodie trust him--and herself--will take all the faith s... more info>>
Rancher Kip Cosgrove promised his dying brother he'd take care of his motherless young twins. So when the boys' estranged aunt shows up on the Cosgrove doorstep with a will and the law on her side, Kip digs in his boot heels. Nicole Williams is wonderful with the boys, but Kip is just as much their kin as she is. And until legal issues are settled, she'll have to abide by his rules. Which means visiting the twins at the ranch. Seeing how much he loves the boys. How much they love him. And maybe.... more info>>
Her high school sweetheart is the last person teacher Hailey Deacon expects to encounter back home in Hartley Creek. Since Dan Morrow closed the door on their future, Hailey's determined to make this a temporary stay. She has an ill grandmother to take care of. But when Dan, now a widower, brings his troubled six-year-old daughter to Hailey for help, how can she refuse? Working with both father and daughter, she vows not to fall for him again. But if a determined little girl has her way, Hailey ... more info>>
For years Amy Danyluk had been the sassy little tomboy from the ranch next door, innocently pledging Paul Henderson her undying love. But Paul had followed his dreams to the city, losing himself in a whirlwind of success. Yet, something was missing from Paul's life. Something was drawing him home...but would her heart still be his to win?
"This is my farm." Arrogant Ethan Westerveld could scream that from the barn roof if he wanted. But half the place was now Hannah Kristoferson's. Not that she wanted one inch of the farm that reminded her of the only father she'd ever known--and his heartbreaking betrayal. Yet according to the terms of his will, she had to spend six months at Riverbend or forfeit the inheritance. Six months butting heads with too-handsome Ethan in order to make a quick sale and a new life far away? She'd do it. ... more info>>
If Dylan Matheson knew the real reason she had become his secretary, Lisa Sterling suspected his gray eyes would turn to Arctic ice. Always protective of her stepbrother, she now needed to get inside Dylan's company to clear her sibling's name. Lisa thought their relationship would be strictly business. Until she accompanied Dylan to a family wedding.The Mathesons' closeness and absolute trust in God drew Lisa like a blazing fire on a cold winter's night. A tower of strength, Dylan was a man she... more info>>
Carolyne Aarsen returns with heartfelt tales of faith. Love Is Patient... Lisa Sterling will do anything to prove her stepbrother's innocence--even take an undercover job at his former company. But as she works closely with Gabe's boss, Dylan Matheson, her growing feelings for him threaten to turn both their lives upside down. A Heart's Refuge.... Small-town life is not what fast-track magazine publisher Rick Ethier had in mind. Neither is Becky Ellison, the homespun editor he finds himself at o... more info>>
On leave from the army, Nick Colter heads to a quiet Alberta ranch to fulfill a promise. His buddy left behind a pregnant wife in need of protection and friendship that only Nick can provide. Despite years in combat, he isn't prepared for the battle to earn wary Beth Carruthers's trust. There is more than grief in her beautiful blue eyes, and caring for her becomes more than an act of duty. He wants to bring a smile to her face…and restore faith and love in her heart. Yet the secrets she harbors... more info>>
Joe Brewer did not believe in love at first sight...Still, the cowboy's lonely heart skipped a beat at first sight of Rebecca Stevenson. With her warm smile and sky-blue eyes, this beautiful stranger was Joe's dream come true. He had to know more about her....A polished professional, Rebecca turned out to be an unlikely match for a hardworking horse trainer. Joe doubted she'd settle for a rancher's simple life.But Rebecca's radiant expression as they explored the countryside gave him hope. And h... more info>>
Cody Jameson knows that hiring gourmet chef Vivienne Clayton for the Circle C Ranch has to be a mistake. He once secretly loved her, but she's back in tiny Clayton, Colorado, for just a year. Vivienne wonders how she'll survive in the town she couldn't leave fast enough. Yet she soon finds herself cooking beans and biscuits for cowboys and helping Cody with his sassy teenage sister. To the entire ranch's surprise, it seems like this big-city chef might actually stand a chance of becoming a cowbo... more info>>
Lily Marstow and Alyssa Cane think they have the perfect plan. After all, helping their single parents fall in love shouldn't be that hard. But Silas Marstow wants nothing to do with the woman who lost track of his child for precious minutes in the aftermath of the High Plains tornado. And Josie Cane is busy caring for her ailing grandmother and rebuilding her life. The girls' matchmaking pact is in jeopardy unless they can make their parents see the love that's right in in front of them.
Home On The RanchThe Rocking K ranch is the only home Carter Beck has ever known. Now, in the wake of family tragedy, he wants to sell it. But how can he do that when his new horse trainer, Emma Minton, sees the ranch as her fresh start? All she wants is a good job and a place to raise her son. As Emma's little boy becomes attached to Carter, he wonders if selling the ranch is really for the best. Or could this bond mean a second chance at a family-for all of them?
TWIN BLESSINGS Straight-laced architect Logan Napier has his hands full with his twin nieces. Then free-spirited Sandra Bachman enters the scene. She adores the girls...and the twins want to ensure Sandra's there to stay. Double matchmaking might show just how well these opposites attract. TOWARD HOME Work in her dream house? Nurse Melanie Visser couldn't be happier...until her patient's son decides to sell the building. Adam Engler wants a fresh start. But maybe what he needs is someone to hel... more info>>
"I Need To Talk To You." Sarah Westerveld had been waiting years to hear those words from her estranged father. But now that he had finally summoned her home at holiday time, his fragile health rendered him unable to speak. What had he wanted to tell her? Sarah's deepest desire was to be forgiven for the past. Yet part of that past--and the future she dreamed of--included her father's sworn enemy, darkly handsome Logan Carleton. A man who knew that when Sarah made things right with her heavenly... more info>>