Katie Parker is about to get a new life–whether she wants one or not. With her mom in prison, and her father AWOL, Katie is sent to live with a squeaky-clean family who could have their own sitcom. She launches a full-scale plan to get sent back to the girls’ home when she finds herself in over her head…and heart.
The truth could cost her everything . . .
Olivia Mott didn’t intend to lie. Somehow, it just happened. Now Olivia’s position as assistant chef at Pullman’s elegant Hotel Florence is dependant upon her keeping her secrets. And sometimes lies have a way of leading to other lies . . .
A frightened runaway wants her painful past to disappear. Her plan to start afresh is derailed when she co-inherits her late grandfather’s farm with her high school sweetheart, the one responsible for the scars on her heart. But he isn’t the only ghost from the past. Someone else is out to get her and will stop at nothing to get what he wants.
Marilu Hutchins wakes up one morning realizing the man next to her is not her husband. That awareness is the beginning to ten year’s of memories returning. One of which leads her to believe she is a paid assassin.
A sabotaged plane. Two dead deep-water divers. One single clue.
Bailey Craig vowed never to set foot in Yancey, Alaska, again. She has a past, and a reputation–and Yancey’s a town that doesn’t forget. She’s returned only to bury a loved one killed in the plane crash, but then dark evidence emerges and Bailey’s own expertise becomes invaluable for the case.
December 25, 2015:
Target: A prequel story (Denver FBI) by Lisa Phillips
Special Agent Liam Conners is the only witness to his neighbor’s abduction: the Chloroform Killer has struck again. But when his neighbor, Andrea James, returns from a business trip, they realize the killer’s mistake–her sister has been abducted in her place. Now the killer is coming for Andrea, and Liam and his partner are the only ones standing in the way.
As their letters crisscross the Atlantic, Tom and Mellie develop a unique friendship despite not knowing the other’s true identity. When both are transferred to Algeria, the two are poised to meet face-to-face for the first time. Will they overcome their fears and reveal who they are, or will their future be held hostage by their pasts?
The unexpected arrival of Jayce Kincaide, the man who spurned her ten years before, awakens feelings that Leah Barringer would much prefer to leave buried. As Jayce sets out to prove he’s a changed man, Leah cannot deny the effect he once again has upon her. But the appearance of a young investigator casts a cloud over Jayce’s past…and over Leah’s dreams for the future.
When she is banished to an Australian prison, Hannah Talbot is certain God has turned His back on her. How could He–or anyone else–ever love her again? Betrayed by those closest to him, John Bradshaw loses everything, even his freedom. Now aboard a ghastly prison ship, John and Hannah are about to cross paths. What will happen when two hearts filled with pain discover how to love anew?
Fired from her retail position for saying “Merry Christmas” to a customer, Sonya Simmons chafes at the over-commercialization of the season and the difficulties of finding a new job. Heath Collins, the mall’s volunteer Santa Claus, enjoyed flustering Sonya, but hadn’t meant to get her fired. He offers her a few days’ work, only to discover she believes Santa is nothing but a liar and a fraud instead of an opportunity to make a difference in children’s lives. Can Sonya and Heath embrace each other–opinions, traditions, and all–in time to share merry kisses for Christmas?
In small town Nebraska, two high school kids, Zee and Doyle, have dreams. But World War I explodes and changes everyone forever. Doyle comes home from battle disillusioned. Rejecting his parents’ pleas to return to school, he finds himself in Los Angeles on the bottom rung of society. Unknown to him, Zee is also in L. A., having run away from her father and the religion of her youth. But a stunning string of events, resulting in a charge of murder, will see their lives intersecting again in a way that may shatter them both.
Ruby Graves, a young girl in Depression-era Alabama, faces the hardships of poverty and loss with as much faith as she can muster. At only thirteen she’s already lost a younger brother, and now faces losing both her father and the boy who’s stealing her heart as well.
When a cowboy focused on revenge encounters a woman determined to distract him, there’s going to be trouble in Texas!
When romance calls, will Hannah Gregory choose to answer?
Hannah is good at many things, but that list does not include following rules. So when she must apply for a job as a switchboard operator to support her two sisters, she knows it won’t be easy.
A quest for truth draws Faith Andersen into the world of human smugglers and a life-changing experience in the Arizona desert.
Alice Augustine runs the oldest bookstore in the historic district of Natchitoches and believes technology is the root of most problems. Paul Olivier comes back to his home town determined to show the people of Cane River that he’s not the poor, nerdy kid he once was. Unfortunately, one bookish anti-tech fanatic has decided to do everything she can to keep that from happening. Alice and Paul clash from the start, but nothing is ever quite as it seems.
Rescued from a life of depravity, Tabitha Hale gives her heart to God and her life to nursing. As this tenacious, redeemed woman perseveres toward her vocation, her temper and stubborn independence threaten to derail her aspirations. Will Tabitha pass the trial by fire that is necessary for God to truly use her?
Confederate spy Sarah Duvall risks all to help cavalry officer Douglas Benton escape a trap set by the Yankees. Will his love be enough to bring her back? Or will a promise he made keep them apart forever?
After rescuing a beautiful stranger from a seemingly random rock slide, a snowstorm leaves disabled veteran Adam Calloway no choice but to put her up at his remote mountain getaway. But when he realizes who Karen Smith is and why she’s here, all he knows for sure is that he has to get rid of her . . . and fast.
Lettie Morgan needed to leave Baltimore. Widowed and pregnant, she’s being pressured to marry a violent man. In order to protect herself and the baby, she seeks out an agency which finds brides for men in the west.
When two Jane Does are killed on the outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia, detective and behavioral specialist Avery North discovers they share something in common–a magnolia tattoo on their shoulders. Suspecting a serial killer, Avery joins forces with medical examiner Jackson Bryant to solve the crimes and prevent another murder. As they venture deep into a sinister criminal world, Avery and Jackson are taken to the very edge of their abilities–and their hearts.
Gone in the blink of an eye. Debra Patterson’s two young children are missing from a Houston mall. How will she explain this horror to her husband, whose demanding, perfectionist personality has already filled her life with pain? But now he’s missing, too–along with his belongings and the children’s clothing.
When Holly Anna Paladin is given a year to live, she embraces her final days doing what she loves most—random acts of kindness. But one of her extreme good deeds goes horribly wrong, implicating Holly in a string of murders. Holly is suddenly in a different kind of fight for her life.
Liz Thompson’s quiet life is rocked when she witnesses something she shouldn’t and is forced into hiding. She finds refuge in the town of Isle of Hope, Georgia, not knowing that the only man she ever loved has made a life for himself there. But danger follows her . . .
Chris loves Rebecca and her innocence, but he’s confounded by her emotional scars. With the counsel of their friend Father John, can Rebecca and Chris overcome every obstacle and bridge the deepening gulf between them? Or will a crucial lapse in judgment and its repercussion end their relationship?
Leah Townsend, a recently orphaned heiress, flees Richmond after discovering her fiancé’s plot to kill her after their wedding. She needs a safe place to hide, and finds herself accepting a newspaper marriage proposal from a God-fearing young rancher in the Montana Territory. But when Leah arrives at the mountain ranch, she learns a terrible truth that will change her life.
Believe in miracles . . . believe in Christmas . . . believe in love.
Gabe Jones is not like any other homeless man Chancy has ever seen–he’s confident, intelligent, and devastatingly handsome. Their lives become intertwined, and Chancy is soon thrown into nightmarish events caused by a chilling deception where nothing is as it seems, bringing a terrifying aftermath that threatens not only her, but the lives of her children.
What will Verity Fisher do when she comes face to face with Reuben King, the man who has doomed her to the life of a lonely spinster?
Buying a gun to kill your wife: $3,000
Hiring Trauma Care to clean afterward: $1,500
Having that same cleaner uncover evidence that frames you: Priceless
A series of bizarre incidents leaves Chloe framed for murder and running from killers convinced that she is the key to questions her brother left behind. Suddenly a charming man’s timely entrance into her life seems more than coincidental, but with nowhere else to turn, Chloe must trust this man who is not only charming, but also dangerous–and much better at evading capture than he should be.
After a brush with death, smokejumper Alexia Allen is ordered to take time off while the incident is under investigation. Yet trouble seems to be following her, and within hours of arriving home she is confronted with murder, arson–and a handsome detective.
Kennedy Stern finds herself a pawn in a deadly game of intrigue, at the mercy of those who consider a few innocent lives a small ransom to pay in exchange for personal and political victory.
Deadly Devotion (Port Aster Secrets, Book #1) by Sandra Orchard
Kate knows the truth is out there–but if she’s right, that means a killer is out there too. Kate knows that her mentor’s death wasn’t suicide or a careless accident–and she’s determined to do whatever it takes to unearth the truth about what happened to the woman who changed her life.