Miles Fitch wants to regain his father's land in south Texas, so he joins the fight for freedom from Mexico. Inside the Alamo, he is drawn to a dark-eyed beauty Rosa Carter -- until he suspects that she is feeding information to the Mexican army. Forced to leave the mission, Rosa watches helplessly as Santa Ana's army closes in. Did the man she love somehow escape or survive the battle? And if he did, how will she ever prove to him that she is not a traitor?
Kelsey Hawkins thinks she's visiting Barncastle Inn to witness her parents' renewal of marriage vows, but she soon discovers the event was used as bait by her sisters in an attempt to get her and their policeman father to reconcile. If not for her interest in the Lawmen of the Old West theme for Father's Day and learning that her childhood friend Nick Darnell would join them for the week, Kelsey would have bolted. As they're taught the art of the quick-draw and learn about the legends of the West, will the showdown between Kelsey, her father, and Nick be the hoped-for ceasefire or a remake of the Gunfight at the OK Corral?
It’s 1869, and chaos rules Silver City. As Rebekah Weaver recovers from an accident that has left her badly burned, she worries that her father’s handsome new assistant won’t see past her scarred exterior. Deputy Marshal Nathaniel Kirkland is working undercover to investigate a series of explosions in the mines and businesses of Silver City. When ominous notes begin appearing on townspeople’s doors, Nate needs Rebekah’s help to uncover the identity of the perpetrator. As they work together, Nate begins to speculate that Rebekah’s "accident" was really a case of intentional sabotage - and that she might still be in danger.
Bobbie McIntyre dreams of running a ranch of her own. Raised without a mother and having spent most of her time around men, she knows more about wrangling than acting like a lady. The friendship of her new employer awakens a desire to learn more about presenting her feminine side, but ranch life keeps getting in the way.
Ranch owner Jace Kincaid figures the Lord is testing his faith when a female wrangler shows up looking for work. Bobbie has an uncanny way of getting under his skin, though, and he’s surprised when she finds a home next to his heart. But when his cattle begin to go missing and his wranglers are in danger from some low-down cattle thief, can Jace trust God, even if it may mean giving up on his dreams?
An adventurous novel of faith, hope, and love in the Wild West.
In 1873 a young woman’s constant mishaps threaten her well being as well as those around her until her rescuer steps in and attempts to save her once again, not only from herself but the man pursuing her, putting himself in danger’s path. She learns grace is more than an attempt at elegance and refinement but is also an act of kindness and compassion .
A young woman heads west running from memories of an accidental death and starts a new nursing job only to have another lady die while in her care. Her confidence wavers as she realizes that saving lives could jeopardize her own when she’s attacked by an unknown assailant. As she attempts to heal and comfort those in need, will she be able to bandage the embittered heart of the deputy hunting her attacker and give him the ability to love again?
Casey Alexander refuses to believe her aunt committed suicide. Convinced a murderer is hiding out in her aunt's sleepy hometown, she'll do anything to uncover the truth. But as her personal investigation produces mounting evidence, the danger to Casey grows. Now she'll be forced to trust certain residents of Pine Mills for help, including local nursery owner Luke Kerrigan...the man with whom she's falling in love...and who may be stalking her.
Prompted by strange clues and a mysterious stranger, Casey does a little more digging. The secrets she unearths will turn lives upside down and threaten the peace in Pine Mills' small community--especially when she discovers that the truth can sometimes be hidden in a lie.
Hoping to procure much needed funds to buy computers for her beloved library, Monah Trenary is battling for monies donated to the city of Pine Mills. When a rival for the revenue ends up dead, Monah is one of the prime suspects. Could she have killed for computers?
Pine Mills' police detective Mike Brockman is dismayed when he finds evidence that monkshood and Monah appear to be a lethal combination. When bodies begin piling up, Monah and proven sleuth Casey Alexander step up their own investigation. Will they clear the librarian's name before she booked for murder?
By Susan Page Davis, Darlene Franklin, Janelle Mowery, Lynette Sowell
You can experience Christmas during the time period of your choice--if you rent the entire Barncastle Inn of Vermont during the entire week of Christmas. When they first decided to do this, Jayne Barncastle is determined to prove to her parents it will work. Will she overlook her own chance for romance in the process? Will a World War II era "White Christmas" recreate a scene of forgiveness for an embittered couple? Can a pirate's lair be the place of fun-filled forgiveness for old lovers? When co-workers assist in re-creating the first Christmas of the inn, will they discover romance?
By Ramona Cecil, Darlene Franklin, Janelle Mowery, and Tamela Hancock Murray
Experience a nostalgic Christmas in the Piney Woods of East Texas where a traveling wood-carver dispenses wisdom that helps four couples realize the gift of love. Can Bridget show Seth how to forgive? Will Mary see Joseph live up to his promise? Can Caleb steer Emma away from the need for vengeance? Will R.C. help Gabriella find her grandfather?
Gabe Noell, an itinerant wood-carver, moves from town to town in the Piney Woods of East Texas. His 'sawdust sermons' are even more valuable than the furniture he crafts. And the advice he dispenses helps four couples find their way to the miracle of love at Christmas.