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Romance and Love Stories

Romantic Refinements

Romantic Refinements

Romantic Refinements by Anita Mae Draper, Based on Sense and Sensibility Naïve Marion McDermott spurns the love of quiet Brandon Tabor in favor of a handsome cowboy closer to her own age. An idealistic romantic, she wants to be swept off her feet, not aid a...

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One Word from You

One Word from You

One Word from You by Susanne Dietze Based on Pride and Prejudice Urged by her family to marry for the sake of their dwindling finances, Eliza Branch prefers to pay for the remainder of her time at the Austen Academy by writing for the local paper. There’s...

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If I Loved You Less

If I Loved You Less

If I Loved You Less by Gina Welborn Based on Emma Hotel heiress Emmeline Travis knows true love. After all, thanks to her, her former governess is now happily married to the livery owner who works next to her father’s hotel. Austin banker Noah Whitley knows...

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Historical Fiction

Fully Persuaded

Fully Persuaded

Fully Persuaded by Niki Turner Based on Persuasion Annie Ellis fell in love with Ford Winters at the tender age of 19, but her family persuaded her to end the relationship. Eight years later and still alone, Annie is resigned to life as a spinster. She pours...

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Romantic Refinements

Romantic Refinements

Romantic Refinements by Anita Mae Draper, Based on Sense and Sensibility Naïve Marion McDermott spurns the love of quiet Brandon Tabor in favor of a handsome cowboy closer to her own age. An idealistic romantic, she wants to be swept off her feet, not aid a...

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One Word from You

One Word from You

One Word from You by Susanne Dietze Based on Pride and Prejudice Urged by her family to marry for the sake of their dwindling finances, Eliza Branch prefers to pay for the remainder of her time at the Austen Academy by writing for the local paper. There’s...

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From Bestselling Authors

A Soft Breath of Wind

A Soft Breath of Wind

A Soft Breath of Wind Sequel to A Stray Drop of Blood by Roseanna M. White A gift that has branded her for life Zipporah is thirteen when the Spirit descends upon her, opening her eyes to a world beyond the physical goings-on of the villa outside Rome she...

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Jewel of Persia

Jewel of Persia

Jewel of Persia by Roseanna M. White How can she love the king of kings without forsaking her Lord of lords? Kasia grew up in a poor Jewish home with more siblings than luxuries. But when a chance encounter forces her to the palace of Xerxes, she becomes a...

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Giver of Wonders

Giver of Wonders

Giver of Wonders by Roseanna M. White A miracle once saved her life ~ will another give her a future? Cyprus was little more than a child when a fall left her paralyzed…and when the boy known as the wonder-worker healed her. Ever since, she has wondered why the...

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Suspenseful

Soul Painter

Soul Painter

Soul Painter by Cara LuechtMiriam paints the future…but can she change it? Chicago 1890 People jostle their way below the windows of Miriam s warehouse home, never thinking to look up at the woman who stands alone in her quiet rooms, painting their faces. But...

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The Sound of Diamonds

The Sound of Diamonds

The Sound of Diamonds by Rachelle Rea Her only chance of getting home is trusting the man she hates. With the Protestant Elizabeth on the throne of England and her family in shambles, Catholic maiden Gwyneth seeks refuge in the Low Countries of Holland, hoping to...

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The Sound of Silver

The Sound of Silver

The Sound of Silver by Rachelle Rea The stalwart saint, fighting for faith…and the redeemed rebel, fighting for honor. After Dirk rescues Gwyneth from the Iconoclastic Fury, she discovers that faith is sometimes fragile–and hope is not as easy as it may seem. Now...

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World War II

As Time Goes By

As Time Goes By

As Time Goes By by Melody Carlson In 1942 San Francisco, war has touched every part of the Mulligans’ lives. With their brother killed at Pearl Harbor, their father recovering from tuberculosis, and their eldest sister a nurse in the Army, those at home are left...

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String of Pearls

String of Pearls

String of Pearls by Melody Carlson By 1943 the world is in the thick of war and the home-front continues to play a vital role. The Mulligans of San Francisco do their part in the war effort, but hardships and deprivations are taking a toll and each the four...

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We’ll Meet Again

We’ll Meet Again

We’ll Meet Again by Melody Carlson Now in its third year, World War II still rages, taking its toll on everyone. On the home-front, the Mulligans continue to face war-related challenges . . . and patience wears thin. Margaret is pulled in various directions as...

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Light and Funny

The Snowball Fight Professional

The Snowball Fight Professional

The Snowball Fight Professional by Angela Ruth Strong I, Joey Michaels, am the Snowball Fight Professional. Basically this means that customers pay me to shoot snowballs at other people. I’m going to use the money I make to buy Grandma a great gift that will...

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The Food Fight Professional

The Food Fight Professional

The Food Fight Professional by Angela Ruth Strong I, Joey Michaels, am the Food Fight Professional. Basically this means that if food is flying in the school cafeteria, people think I’m responsible.Working at a soup kitchen as punishment shows me how I can...

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The Good Girl

The Good Girl

The Good Girl by Christy Barritt Tara Lancaster can sing “Amazing Grace” in three harmonies, two languages, and interpret it for the hearing impaired. She can list the Bible canon backward, forward, and alphabetized. And the only time she ever missed church was at...

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Poignant and Deep

Captured by Moonlight

Captured by Moonlight

Captured by Moonlight by Christine Lindsay Prisoners to their own broken dreams… After a daring rescue goes awry, Laine Harkness and her friend Eshana flee to the tropical south of India…and headlong into their respective pasts. Laine takes a nursing position at...

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Shadowed in Silk

Shadowed in Silk

Shadowed in Silk by Christine Lindsay She was invisible to those who should have loved her. After the Great War, Abby Fraser returns to India, where her husband is stationed with the British army. She has longed to go home to the land of glittering palaces and...

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Gathered Waters

Gathered Waters

Gathered Waters By Cara Luecht They want to worship as their hearts demand... but is it something they can give up everything for?Brianna has only ever been what her life demanded. A wife, a hostess, a mother. But when a stand her husband takes ostracizes them from...

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Share with the Family

The Pillow Fight Professional

The Pillow Fight Professional

The Pillow Fight Professional by Angela Ruth Strong I, Joey Michaels, am the Pillow Fight Professional. Basically this means I’m training a bunch of my sister’s friends to hold their own against older siblings. Unfortunately, when the girls win a pillow fight at...

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The Snowball Fight Professional

The Snowball Fight Professional

The Snowball Fight Professional by Angela Ruth Strong I, Joey Michaels, am the Snowball Fight Professional. Basically this means that customers pay me to shoot snowballs at other people. I’m going to use the money I make to buy Grandma a great gift that will...

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The Food Fight Professional

The Food Fight Professional

The Food Fight Professional by Angela Ruth Strong I, Joey Michaels, am the Food Fight Professional. Basically this means that if food is flying in the school cafeteria, people think I’m responsible.Working at a soup kitchen as punishment shows me how I can...

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Spiritually Challenging

Broken Umbrellas

Broken Umbrellas

Broken Umbrellas by Emma Broch Stuart It snowed the day of my grandson’s funeral. Pure grace blanketing dirty mounds of earth.  Through my tears, my gaze fell on a sagging blue umbrella suspended over the head of a woman grieving our tiny loss with us. New...

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A Soft Breath of Wind

A Soft Breath of Wind

A Soft Breath of Wind Sequel to A Stray Drop of Blood by Roseanna M. White A gift that has branded her for life Zipporah is thirteen when the Spirit descends upon her, opening her eyes to a world beyond the physical goings-on of the villa outside Rome she...

read more
Jewel of Persia

Jewel of Persia

Jewel of Persia by Roseanna M. White How can she love the king of kings without forsaking her Lord of lords? Kasia grew up in a poor Jewish home with more siblings than luxuries. But when a chance encounter forces her to the palace of Xerxes, she becomes a...

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Of Social Relevance

Soul’s Cry

Soul’s Cry

Soul’s Cry by Cara Luecht The only thing worse than being alone is having him back. Ione has everything she’d wanted with her busy shop filled to the brim with sumptuous fabrics, gossiping debutants, and a neatly increasing profit margin. Not to mention the...

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Soul’s Prisoner

Soul’s Prisoner

Soul’s Prisoner First there are shades of sorrow, then shades of hope. Will Gwen find shades of light? by Cara Luecht She’ll fight for her future…but can she escape her past? Chicago, Winter, 1891 Rachel is in danger. She’s seen too much. She creeps along the...

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Soul Painter

Soul Painter

Soul Painter by Cara LuechtMiriam paints the future…but can she change it? Chicago 1890 People jostle their way below the windows of Miriam s warehouse home, never thinking to look up at the woman who stands alone in her quiet rooms, painting their faces. But...

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Outdoors and Adventure

The Snowball Fight Professional

The Snowball Fight Professional

The Snowball Fight Professional by Angela Ruth Strong I, Joey Michaels, am the Snowball Fight Professional. Basically this means that customers pay me to shoot snowballs at other people. I’m going to use the money I make to buy Grandma a great gift that will...

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The Food Fight Professional

The Food Fight Professional

The Food Fight Professional by Angela Ruth Strong I, Joey Michaels, am the Food Fight Professional. Basically this means that if food is flying in the school cafeteria, people think I’m responsible.Working at a soup kitchen as punishment shows me how I can...

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Quick Reads

If I Loved You Less

If I Loved You Less

If I Loved You Less by Gina Welborn Based on Emma Hotel heiress Emmeline Travis knows true love. After all, thanks to her, her former governess is now happily married to the livery owner who works next to her father’s hotel. Austin banker Noah Whitley knows...

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Alarmingly Charming

Alarmingly Charming

Alarmingly Charming by Debra E. Marvin Based on Northanger Abbey As travel companion to her condescending cousin, Philadelphian Kathryn Morton dreamily anticipates a week in the Wild West as the best cure for meekness. After a long rail journey and a steady diet...

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Listening Prayer:

Listening Prayer:

Listening Prayer: Learning to Hear the Shepherd’s Voice by Joanne Hillman Listening Prayer is a Bible-based method of hearing God’s precious voice, so relationships can be healed and personal struggles overcome. The simple technique presented is so appealing...

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Christmas

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